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The Collected Archives

Hallama Family fonds
Marketa Newman fonds

Per Holting fonds

Spencer Family fonds

Frederick Philip Grove fonds
Dieter Roger fonds

Skapti Arason fonds
Simon Simonarson fonds

Dixon/Baker Family fonds

Sybil Shack fonds

Tennenhouse Family fonds

Copland, Hunter and Anderson Family fonds
MacDonald Family fonds

Turks and Caicos Islands
Lewis St. George Stubbs fonds

Alpha Omega Society fonds
Michael Ewanchuk fonds
Klymkiw Family fonds
Bill Lobchuk fonds
Parks Canada fonds
G.W. Simpson fonds
Mary Wawrykow fonds
Bill Wsiaki fonds
Anne Yanchyshyn fonds
Roman Yereniuk fonds

Various Ethnicities & Immigration Policy
Ed Kleiman fonds
A.S. Morton Manuscript Collection
W.C. Murray fonds
Mabel Timlin fonds
Winnipeg Tribune fonds


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Institution: University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Collection Identifier: MSS 55, PC 70, TC 47

Title: Per Holting fonds

Dates: 1957-1987

Extent: 0.8 m of textual records and other material

Biographical Sketch: 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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