Fonds A1993-086 - Fred F. Parkinson fonds

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Fred F. Parkinson fonds

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CA UMASC A1993-086

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  • 1911-1956 (Creation)
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    Fred F. Parkinson

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25 cm of textual records. -- 6 photographs

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(1892-1979)

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Fred Freeman Parkinson was born in Roland, Manitoba on July 16, 1892. Parkinson started at Badger School in the rural municipality of Roland at the age of seven before attending the Manitoba Agricultural College (M.A.C.) from 1911 to 1916. "Parkie," as he was known to his classmates, participated in track events, skating, snowshoeing, basketball, and football while attending M.A.C. He was also an avid baseball and lacrosse player while back home in Roland. Parkinson demonstrated his agricultural abilities through various competitions. While in college, Parkinson won a cup for stock judging and was awarded a cup for plowing in Roland. He spent the summer of 1915 as a chief mechanic at the Brandon Experimental Farm before graduating with his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree from the University of Manitoba in 1916. Following his graduation, Parkinson became an assistant in the Extension Section of the school. Parkinson later moved to Alberta where he became an agricultural engineer for the provincial Department of Agriculture while residing in Edmonton. He died on Dec 17, 1979 in Alberta.

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The material was donated to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Mary M. Smith in 1993.

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The fonds consists of subject notes taken by Parkinson while he was a student at the Manitoba Agricultural College 1911-1916, a list of Manitoba Agricultural College graduates from 1908-1955, Manitoba Agricultural College and Faculty of Agriculture publications, as well as mementos from the Agricultural College's Golden Jubilee in 1956 and the Diamond Jubilee of the Faculty of Agriculture in 1966. Photographs from Parkinson's time at the Manitoba Agricultural College are included in the photograph collection.

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97

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94

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Inventory prepared by Brett Lougheed (September 12, 2003). Finding aid encoded by Brett Lougheed (September 12, 2003). FInding aid converted by Justin Fuhr (July 2016). July 26, 2005 - MSS 97, PC 94 (A.93-86) converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15). Revised by N. Courrier (September, 2018).

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