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of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
142, PC 176, TC 108, MC 9 (A.00-37, A.03-116, A.04-72)
Jennifer Shay fonds
27 m of textual records and other material
Sketch: Dr. Jennifer Shay (nee Walker) was born in
1930, in Hull, England. Upon graduation from Newland High
School in 1948, Dr. Shay attended London University where
she obtained a B.Sc. in 1952. She briefly worked at the Flatford
Mill Field Centre in Suffolk but moved to Canada in 1957 where
she worked as a research associate at the University of Manitoba.
At the U of M, Dr. Shay completed her M.Sc. in 1959 and her
Doctor of Philosophy in Science in 1964, while lecturing for
the Department of Botany. She became a full professor in 1975.
In 1966, she was appointed founding director of the Delta
Marsh Field Station, a position she held until 1986. In addition,
she fulfilled a joint appointment in the Departments of Landscape
Architecture and Botany from 1975 to 1986 and again from 1989
to 1993. Although Dr. Shay retired in 1993, she remained a
Senior Scholar and was awarded the title Professor Emerita
Material: The digitized material from the Jennifer
Shay fonds consists of annual reports of Shay's teaching activities.
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