Fonds MSS 418 (A10-61) - Edward Ledohowski fonds

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Edward Ledohowski fonds

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CA UMASC MSS 418 (A10-61)

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  • [19–]-2009 (Creation)
    Ledohowski, Edward

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0.04 m textual records, 1740 photographic negatives, and 4 compact discs

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(1953 -)

Biographical history

Edward Michael Ledohowski was born in 1953 and grew up in Poplarfield, Manitoba. He received a Diploma in Agriculture from the University of Manitoba in 1977, and later a Bachelor of Science in Geography from the University of Winnipeg. He completed a Master of Arts at the University of Manitoba in 1988 with a thesis titled "Rural Vernacular Architecture as a Cultural and Economic Resource in Manitoba: A Methodology of Techniques for Management of a Rural Resource ". From 1981 to 2014, Ed was employed with the Historic Resources Branch of the Manitoba Department of Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection. He initially worked as an architectural field researcher, later as Provincial Heritage Site Designation Officer, and finally as a Municipal Heritage Consultant. He has written or contributed to several history projects and books, particularly on topics related to areas within the province of Manitoba.

Custodial history

The records were donated to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Edward Ledohowski in 2010.

Scope and content

This collection pertains to the publication of The Poplarfield & District Millenium Album 1900-2000, written and compiled by Edward Ledohowski, initially published in 2001. The nine folders contain textual and photographic records, as well as digital content on 4 compact discs. The textual files contain drafts of text for the books, a descriptive index of the files of negatives, and a hardcover 2nd edition of the book. The photographic negatives comprise many of the images used for the book, and range in size from 35mm to 11.5cm x 7.5cm). The compact disks contain digital copies of photographs and captions, a digital copy of the book, and photographs of research material on Ukrainians in Canada from 1919.

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Compact discs contain jpeg and tiff image formats, and text in pdf, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel files.

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This collection is arranged in roughly chronological order of the production of the material.

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Location of originals

Originals from Box 1, Folder 9 are held at Library and Archives Canada.
The records duplicated here can be found as file number 1919-567 of the
Numbered central registry files sub-series of the Central Registry series of
the Department of Justice fonds.

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There are no restrictions on access to this material.

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Copyright restrictions may apply. See the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections for more information.

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The University of Manitoba`s Elizabeth Dafoe Library Slavic Collection holds a copy of the first edition (2001) of The Poplarfield & District Millenium Album 1900-2000.

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Created by Tyyne Petrowski on May 2014.
Quality checked by Mary Grace Golfo-Barcelona on 02 June 2017.

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