Call Number: Mss 272, Pc 232, (A.07-60)
Title: Kenneth Adam fonds.
Extent: 1.6m of textual records -- 88 photographs.
Biographical sketch: 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,
Custodial history: The fonds was donated to the
University of Manitoba Archives by Kenneth Adam in 2007.
Scope and content: The fonds is divided into four
series: publications and reports produced or managed by Kenneth
Adam; general correspondence; research material on winter road construction;
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on the
use of this material.
Accruals: Further accruals are not expected.
Finding aid: An online finding aid is available at the link
Mss 272, Pc 232, (A.08-27).