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MSS SC 99

Title: Robert W. Knechtel fonds

Dates: 1935-1940

Extent: 2.5 cm of textual records

Biographical Sketch: Robert Knechtel was born in Ontario. After graduating in medicine, he married and he and his wife, Isabel, moved to Winnipeg in 1897. He left the practice of medicine and began farming north-east of Souris, Manitoba in 1916. During that time, and after returning to Winnipeg in 1936, Dr. Knechtel attempted to breed improved varieties of wheat. Dr. Knechtel died in 1942.

Scope and Content: The fonds consists of one diary recording planting schemes, and newspaper clippings in the interest of grain.

Source of Supplied Title: Title based on provenance of fonds.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Finding Aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.