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University of Manitoba Archives &
Identifier: MSS 55, PC 70, TC 47
m of textual records and other material
Per (pronounced "Pier") Holting was
born in Denmark, 1930. While travelling on a temporary
U.S. visitor's visa he arrived in Canada in 1950 where he
settled for the rest of his life. He worked as a researcher
for a power company in Ontario before pursuing formal
training in journalism. In 1956 he graduated from the
University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts
degree in journalism. He also became a Canadian citizen
that year. Per worked for 30 years as a freelance
journalist and broadcaster doing most of his work for
the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Many of his writing
assignments were published in Macleans Reports. Per also
enjoyed doing radio and television programs for children
such as Vacation Time and Stop, Look and Listen.
Digitized Material: The
digitized material from the
Per Holting fonds consists of drafts of Holting's
autobiography, including his immigration experience,
and his Canadian citizenship papers.
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