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John Warkentin fonds Accession
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Accession 2000-029

Accession consists of material related to the administration of Winters College Fellows' Council.

Accession 2003-050

Accession contains correspondence, notes, and photographs pertaining to the the publication of “The Art of Geography: The Life and Teaching of George Tatham”.

Accession 2006-033

Accession consists of colour slides showing rural and urban conditions across Canada and particularly in Ontario that were photography by John Warkentin for use in his lectures and publications.

Accession 2009-029

Accession consists of research and teaching material created by John Warkentin, including: field notes, interview notes, and population maps for the Prairies, and Manitoba in particular, 1962-1965; correspondence regarding research and promotion of colleagues in historical geography, 1991-2000; the final report for the Historical Atlas of Canada Project, 1995; correspondence regarding Warkentin's appointment as Honorary President of the Champlain Society, 2000; material on George Tatham, including Warkentin's notes from Tatham's lectures on human geograph, 1951-1952; and 35 mm colour slides taken by Warkentin between 1956-1999 of Greenland, Goose Bay and other parts of Newfoundland and Labrador, the earliest depictions of landscapes in each of Canada's major regions, and especialy of Manitoba, including various aspects of rural and urban geography as well as Mennonite settlement patterns n southern Manitoba.

Accession 2011-007

Accession consists of photographs of public art and monuments in Toronto taken by John Warkentin using 35 mm colour transparencies while conducting research for his book, “Creating memory: a guide to outdoor public sculpture in Toronto” (2010), as well as clippings from newspapers and magazines and government documents compiled by Professor Warkentin between 1984 and 2010 to provide contextual information for the book.

Accession 2011-020

Accession consists of 35 mm colour transparencies taken by Professor John Warkentin while working for the University of Maryland in Thule, Greenland, teaching courses in geography and history to personnel in the United States Air Force. The slides were taken between January and May 1957, and show local Inuit and Danes in the town of Dundas, physical geography of the area, Tuto camp with vehicles to traverse the ice cap, base facilities and activities, and buildings.

Accession 2017-029

Accession consists of photographs of public monuments in cities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Egypt, as well as aerial and landscape views of many of these cities.