Fonds MSS 450 - Brewing & Malting Barley Research Institute fonds

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Brewing & Malting Barley Research Institute fonds

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3.8 m of textual material
193 photographs
62 negatives
1282 slides
3 VHS videocassettes.

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Activities of the malting and brewing industries in the barley improvement were formalized in 1948 when the Barley Improvement Institute (now the Brewing and Malting Research Institute) was established to cooperate and assist, financially and otherwise , in the development and testing of improved barley varieties and to disseminate factual information on the production, improvement, marketing and processing of malting barley. Sixty eight years later the Institute continues to provide variety evaluation & funding from its Winnipeg office.* For a more detailed history consult Box 1 Folder 2 &; Box 25 Folder 3 of the fonds.

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The fonds were donated by the Brewing & Malting Barley Research Institute in 2015.

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The fonds are divided into 6 series: They include BMBRI history, corporate records, speeches & articles, research material, photo collection, oversize (map cabinet).

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Copyright restrictions may apply, please contact the University of Manitoba Archives

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A finding aid can be downloaded in pdf format from this description.

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Created by Lewis St. George Stubbs, December 2015
Revised by Andrea Martin, December 2015

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