Fonds Mss 27 (A.79-27, A.79-30) - Frederick S. Manor fonds

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Frederick S. Manor fonds

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CA UMASC Mss 27 (A.79-27, A.79-30)

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  • 1964-1978 (Creation)

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0.8 m of textual records.

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Frederick S. Manor was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1911. He graduated from King Charles University in Prague in 1933. After becoming a British citizen in 1938, he served with the British Intelligence Service during World War II in Africa and Europe. In 1947, he joined the London Times as European correspondent. In 1954, he immigrated to Canada to join the staff of the Winnipeg Free Press as foreign news editor. He became senior editorial writer before his retirement in 1979. He was married to Elizabeth Parker of England. Manor died in Victoria, British Columbia on April 15, 1982.

Custodial history

The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Frederick S. Manor in 1979.

Scope and content

The fonds contains a complete run of Manor's printed Winnipeg Free Press editorials from 1964 to 1978. It also includes the author's unpublished literary manuscript, The Silk Stockings.

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  • English

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There are no restrictions on access.

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Copyright restrictions apply to The Silk Stocking. Please contact the archives for more information.

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Finding aid created by Richard E. Bennett (1983). Finding aid encoded by Lori Podolsky Nordland (September 2002). Finding aid converted by Justin Fuhr (July 2016). Revision History: July 26, 2005 - MSS 27 converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
Revised by N. Courrier (June 2019).

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