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Frederick S. Manor fonds, 1911-1982

MSS 27

80 cm of textual records

Manor was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1911. He graduated from King Charles University in Prague in 1933. After becoming a British citizen in 1938, he served with the British Intelligence Service during World War II in Africa and Europe. In 1947 he joined the London Times as European correspondent. In 1954 he immigrated to Canada to join the staff of the Winnipeg Free Press as foreign news editor. He became senior editorial writer before his retirement in 1979. Married to the former Elizabeth Parker of England, Manor died in Victoria, British Columbia.

Donated by Mr. Manor, 1979

The collection contains a complete run of Manor's printed Winnipeg Free Press editorials from 1964 to 1978. It also includes the author's unpublished literary manuscript The Silk Stockings.

Open to all researchers. Copyright restrictions apply to The Silk Stockings

No further accruals are expected

Finding aid available