Kenneth Adam

An Inventory of his Papers & Photographs at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Daniel Elves
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
331 Elizabeth Dafoe LibraryWinnipeg, ManitobaR3T 2N2
(January 2009)

Finding aid encoded by Daniel Elves (January 2009)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
331 Elizabeth Dafoe LibaryWinnipeg, ManitobaR3T 2N2

Creator:
Kenneth Adam

Title:
Kenneth Adam fonds

Dates:
1942-2005

Quantity:
1.6 m of textual records -- 88 photographs

Identification:
A.07-60, Mss 272, Pc 232

English

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Biography of Kenneth Adam

Over the course of his career as a professional engineer, Dr. Kenneth Adam has found employment with a variety of engineering companies and private consulting firms, including Templeton Engineering, I.D. Engineering, Sentar Consultants, and Earth Tech Canada. In addition, Adam was also employed as an associate professor in the University of Manitoba's Department of Civil Engineering from 1972 to 1976. Specializing in the construction of winter roads in the Canadian North, Adam has authored a number of articles and publications on subjects ranging from the environmental impact of snow and ice roads, to the development of improved snow blowers and pavers. Adam has also produced a variety of research reports and studies for both government and business, with clients including the Department of External Affairs, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, the Izok project, and the Environment Protection Board, among others. Kenneth Adam currently resides in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds is divided into four series: publications and reports produced or managed by Kenneth Adam; general correspondence; research material; photographs.

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Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions on access.

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Restrictions on Use

There are no restrictions on use.

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Custodial History

The fonds was donated to the University of Manitoba Archives by Kenneth Adam in 2007.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Publications and reports produced or managed by Kenneth Adam [ 1972-2004 ]

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61 Winter Road Study for the Environment Protection Board - Precis of Final Report 1972
2 Winter Road Study - Abstracts 1972
3 Arctic Biography Winter Roads 1972
4 Report on Norman Wells Winter Road Research Study 1973
5 Interim Report No.3 Towards an Environmental Impact Assessment - Winter Road Study Appendix VI 1973
6 Interim Report No.3 Towards an Environmental Impact Assessment - Winter Road Study Bibliography 1973
7 Envrionmental Impact Assessment - Chapter 2 Winter Roads 1974
8 The Inter-Relationships of Water Application Rate, Ambient Temperature, Snow Road Properties and Ice-Cap Depths During the Construction of Winter Roads 1975
9 Snow and Ice Roads: Ability to Support Traffic and Effects on Vegetation 1977
10 Winter Road Construction Techniques 1978
11 Inspection Report ME-KE-SI Winter Roads - Overflight December 27 1978
12 Inspection Report ME-KE-SI Winter Roads - Overflight December 14 1978
13 Proposal to Monitor Construction and Maintenance of ME-KE-SI Winter Roads 1979
14 Inspection Report - ME-KE-SI Winter Roads - Overflight and Overland January 24 1979
15 Inspection Report ME-KI-SI Winter Roads - Overland January 9-11 1979
16 Reconnaissance Report ME-KI-SI Winter Roads - Helicopter October 3-4 1979
17 Inspection Report ME-KE-SI Winter Roads - Overland January 15 1979
18 Inspection Report ME-KE-SI Winter Roads Overflight March 7 1980
19 Suitability of Snow & Ice Roads for Supporting Pipeline Construction on the Arctic Pilot Project 1982
20 Manitoba Winter Roads Study 1984
21 Manitoba Winter Roads Study - Interim Report: Phase 1 1984
22 Interim Report on Development of Hot Process Paving Equipment 1986
23 An Assessment of Winter Roads to Serve the Kiggavik Mine and Proposed Limestone Quarry 1989
24 Guidelines for Working on Winter Roads in the Northwest Territories 1989
25 Environmental Guidelines for the Construction, Maintenance and Closure of Winter Roads in the Northwest Territories 1993
26 Feasibility of Ice Roads for the Izok Mine 1993
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51 Building and Operating Snow and Ice Work Pads 1980
2 Interim Report on Building and Operating Snow and Ice Work Pads 1981
3 Developing a One-Pass Self-Propelled Snow Paver 1982
4 Snow Road Patcher Operator's Manual 1982
5 Snow Paver Operator's Manual 1982
6 Ontario Winter Road Evaluation - Working Paper #1 1984
7 Winter Road and Work Pad Right-of-Way Preparation for the MacKenzie Gas Pipeline 2004

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General correspondence 1973-2005
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58 General correspondence 1973-2005

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Research material - winter road construction 1942-2005
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11 Research material - winter road construction 1942-2005
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21 Research material - winter road construction 1947-2004
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41 Research material - winter road construction 1960-1989

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Photographs (ca.1970-1990s)
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31 Photographs - winter road building (ca.1970s-1990s)
2 Photographs - computer print-outs (ca.1990s)

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