Morris Block

An Inventory of His Collection at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Michelle Rydz
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
331 Elizabeth Dafoe Library, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3T 2N2
(August, 2005)

Finding aid encoded by Michelle Rydz (August, 2005)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
331 Elizabeth Dafoe Library, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3T 2N2

Creator:
Morris Block

Title:
Morris Block fonds

Dates:
1870-1958

Quantity:
0.125m of textual records and other materials

Identification:
MSS 207, A.05-43

English

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Biography of Morris Block

Morris Block graduated from the University of Manitoba with his B.Sc. in 1953 and his B Sc. in Civil Engineering in 1955.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

This fonds consists of an assortment of documents related to the University of Manitoba Engineering Society, University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU.), Manitoba Medical College and the Manitoba Agricultural College. The fonds also contains a collection of atlas maps of Manitoba and Western Canada and colour illustrations of “The Funeral of Two Members of the 90th Battalion at Winnipeg” and “Scenes from An Emigrant’s Life in Manitoba.” A collection of black and white photographs mainly consisting of photographs related to engineering activities is also included. Winnipeg Boys’ Choir concert programs, T. Eaton Co. Anniversary ribbons and a University of Manitoba Engineers’ felt banner and University of Manitoba felt patches are also included. This fonds consists of the series: University of Manitoba; Maps; Photographs; Illustrations and Miscellaneous Documents and Memorabilia.

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Custodial History

Fonds was donated to the Archives by Clara Block in 2005.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

University of Manitoba [ 1890-1933 ]

Also see Memorabilia Series

BoxFolder
11 "Annual Announcement" Manitoba Medical College, 1890-1891
2 University of Manitoba Telephone Directory, 1922-1923
3 University of Manitoba Engineering Society Dinner and Dance Cards, Programs and Tickets, 1926-1933
4 UMSU Dance Cards, 1926-1933
5 Manitoba Agricultural College "Home Economics Education" Pamphlet, [192?]

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Maps 1870-1938
BoxFolder
Framed 2 maps of Part of the Northwest Territories including the Province of Manitoba, 1870
Plan of Lots in the Outer Two Miles, Parishes of St. Boniface, Kildonan and St. Pauls, 1872
Plan of River Lots in the Parishes of St. Charles and Headingley, 1874
Map of Manitoba, 1880
BoxFolder
In Oversized Map Folder, Map Cabinet #4 Map of North-West Ontario, Manitoba and North-West District, 1890
Map of Manitoba, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories, 1897
Atlas of the World, Manitoba, 1897
The Office of "The Times" Map of Western Canada, 1900
Atlas of the World, Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland, 1901
The Harmsworth Universal Atlas Map of Central Canada incl. Manitoba and Saskatchewan, 1904
Map of Manitoba and British Columbia (two-sided), 1905
The Century Atlas Manitoba, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories, 1906
BoxFolder
Framed Map of Part of the Town of Selkirk, 1912
BoxFolder
In Oversized Map Folder, Map Cabinet #4 Map of Camp Hughes, 1915
Automobile Road Map of Manitoba, 1924
BoxFolder
Framed Department of Mines and Natural Resources Land Map of Manitoba, Southern Portion, 1938

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Photographs 1911-1958, n.d.
BoxFolder
16 2 Cardboard Mounted black and white photographs of The Rainy River International Driving Club, February 17, 1911
BoxFolder
In Oversized Map Folder, Map Cabinet #4 1 Panoramic photograph of the "Get-Together Convention of Minnesota, Dakota, Iowa and Manitoba Architects and Engineers" at Pointe Du Bois, Manitoba, August 21, 1925
BoxFolder
17 12 black and white U. of M. Photographs, 1952-1955
8 21 black and white U. of M. Engineering Photographs, 1955-1958
9 2 black and white photographs of Mid-West Fruit Distributors and Selkirk Fisheries Ltd. Trucks, n.d.
BoxFolder
In Oversized Map Folder, Map Cabinet #4 1 black and white photograph of unidentified fields in rural Manitoba, n.d.

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Illustrations and Miscellaneous Documents 1875-1932, n.d.
BoxFolder
110 Illustration of Emmerson Mennonite Colony by H. Clerget, 1875
BoxFolder
In Oversized Map Folder, Map Cabinet #4 Illustration of "Scenes from an Emigrant's Life in Manitoba" from The Graphic, September 29, 1883
BoxFolder
111 Debenture Certificate and Coupons, Armour School District. Morris, Manitoba, 1884
12 Winnipeg Boys' Choir Concert Programs, 1902, 1918-1938, 1953
13 1 Letter from McLaughlin Carriage Co. Ltd. To Mr. A. Lopston, December 29, 1916
14 Creamery Correspondence and Tags Addressed to Mr. J. I. Latta, 1927, 1932
BoxFolder
In Oversized Map Folder, Map Cabinet #4 Colour Illustration of "The Funeral of Two Members of the 90th Battalion at Winnipeg" from The Canadian Pictorial and Illustrated War News, n.d.

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Memorabilia 1933-1951, n.d.
BoxFolder
In Oversized Map Folder, Map Cabinet #4 University of Manitoba Engineers' Felt Banner 1933
BoxFolder
115 T. Eaton Co. Anniversary Ribbons, 1933-1958
BoxFolder
University of Manitoba Science Hockey Sweater, 1951
BoxFolder
In Oversized Map Folder, Map Cabinet #4 2 University of Manitoba Felt Patches, n.d.

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