Accession A2006-023, A2006-037 - Angus Shortt Accrual

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Angus Shortt Accrual

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CA UMASC MSS 185-A2006-023, A2006-037

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  • 1918-2005 (Creation)

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125 cm of textual records; 273 photographs, 3 photo-albums, artwork collection, and artifacts

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(1908 - 2006)

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The Accession was donated to the University of Manitoba Archives by Shortt Family in 2006.

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Accession consists of biographical information, correspondence, field records, journals, Ducks Unlimited publications, artwork collection, numerous paintings and designs of ducks and geese and other wildlife birds; photo-reproductions of artwork; and scrapbooks reflecting A. Shortt's graphic artwork, family photographs and biographical information depicting his life. There are also substantial photograph collection and video collection featuring an interview with Angus and Betsy Shortt conducted by Bev Pike for Manitoba Museum Archives and various Ducks Unlimited films.

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Inventory and Finding aid prepared by Vladimira Zvonik (2007)

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