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Ed Parker fonds

Call Number: Mss Sc 95 (A.85-30, A.87-18)

Title: Ed Parker fonds.

Dates: 1985.

Extent: 0.02 m of textual records.

Biographical sketch: Ed Parker was born in Winnipeg in 1918. He attended Machray School and Wesley College and worked as a journalist for newspapers in Winnipeg, Montreal, and Ottawa. He married Ilene Vlahov and they had four children: Tia, Josh, Ara Rose, and Ivor.

Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Ed Parker in two separate accessions in 1985 and 1987.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of memoirs and letters from Ed Parker to Molly Rogers Brickman. He reminisces about growing up in Winnipeg's North End, attendance at Machray School and Wesley College, friends and fellow students who went on to have important careers, and being a Jewish student in a Protestant setting. The fonds also includes his memoirs relating to his time as a student at Wesley College and his tenure at the Winnipeg Tribune.

Source of supplied title: Title based on provenance of fonds.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Finding aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.