Inventory of the
John Warkentin fonds

Inventory #F0184

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0184
Title:John Warkentin fonds
Dates:195- - 2010
Extent:12,534 photographs
ca. 1.5 metres of textual material
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
John Warkentin is a geographer, teacher and photographer. Born at Lowe Farm, Manitoba, he received a Bachelor's degree from the University of Manitoba in 1948 and a PhD from the University of Toronto in 1961. He was an Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Manitoba, engaged in research on the settlement and regional geography of Western Canada,and also taught briefly in Newfoundland and Greenland. In 1963 he became an Assistant Professor at York University. Dr. Warkentin taught at York University until he retired as Professor of Geography in 1993. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and an Officer of the Order of Canada. Professor Warkentin is the author of "The Western Interior of Canada" (1964),and co-author with Dr. Richard I. Ruggles of "The Historical Atlas of Manitoba", published by the Manitoba Historical Society. He has also published text books on the historical geography of Canada, and more recently on public monuments in Toronto.
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of research notes, lectures notes, teaching material and an extensive collection of photographic slides used for research and teaching created or accumulated by John Warkentin.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
There are no restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: File lists available.
URL of Finding Aid:
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accessions: 2006-033, 2011-020, 1999-037, 2000-029, 2003-050, 2009-029, 2011-007. Further accruals may be expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by John Warkentin in 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009 and 2011.
Virtual Exhibit:
URL of Virtual Exhibit:http:///
Provenance Access Points:Warkentin, John, 1928-

Date of creation: 2006/10/12
Date of last revision: 2012/09/10
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