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MSS SC 106

Title: Robert Arnold Wardle fonds

Dates: 1903-1925, 1975

Extent: 5 cm of textual records

Biographical Sketch: Robert A. Wardle was born to Robert and Mary Ellen Wardle in November 1890 in Clifton, England. He graduated with honours B.Sc in Zoology from Manchester University. In 1928 he became the head of the Department of Zoology at the University of Manitoba. He authored and co-authored books, supervised over 30 M.Sc and Ph.D students, and made many more contributions. He retired from the University of Manitoba in 1958 as a Professor Emeritus. He also established a Zoology Department at the University of Winnipeg, then retired again in 1962. He passed away in January 1974.

Custodial History: The fonds was donated to the Archives & Special Collections in 1988 by the the Canadian War Museum.

Scope and Content: The fonds consists of one diary from a research trip to Sudan and Egypt in 1925, one scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, pamphlets and excerpts, a published biography of Robert Wardle, and a handwritten account of the genealogy of the Wardle family.

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.