Fonds PR3005 - Peter Arends fonds

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Peter Arends fonds

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    • [ca. 1906] - 1969 (Creation)

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    1 audio reel. -- 1 photograph.

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    Peter Arends lived in Edmonton, Alberta where he earned degrees in Education and Civil Engineering Technology. He then worked as a draftsman and as an instructor of Architectural Technology at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). He later moved to Ontario and joined the Algonquin College of Arts and Technology.

    While living in Edmonton, he researched the history of architecture in Edmonton.

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    The fonds reflects Peter Arends professional occupation and consists of an oral history interview conducted with Cecil S. Burgess, the first head of the Department of Architecture at the University of Alberta in 1913. Peter Arends recorded the interview in 1969 while studying the history of architecture in Edmonton. The fonds also includes a photograph featuring the Alberta Association of Architects circa 1906.

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        Associated materials

        See the Cecil Scott Burgess fonds at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

        Please see the Peter C. Arends fonds at the City of Edmonton Archives and the Cecil Scott Burgess fonds at the University of Alberta Archives.

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        Information in biographical sketched sourced from the Peter C. Arends fonds at the City of Edmonton Archives

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        Includes accessions PR1969.0361 and PR1970.0251.

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