Fonds - Fenton R. Vance fonds

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Fenton R. Vance fonds

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  • [before 1985] (Creation)

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300 slides

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Fenton Russell Vance received a B.Sc. in electrical engineering from the University of Manitoba in 1941. He was a serious photographer for many years and accumulated a library of nearly 500 slides of Saskatchewan wildflowers. He was the main photographer for the book 'Wildflowers Across the Prairies', (Western Producer Prairie Books, 1997, 1984), working with naturalist James R. Jowsey and illustrator James S. McLean. Mr. Vance died in Regina on April 2, 1997 at the age of 89. His wife, Irene, predeceased him in 1980.

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Fonds consist of 300 slides of prairie wildflowers taken by Fenton R. Vance and used in the book, "Wildflowers across the prairies."

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Slides are arranged in sequence as they appear in the book.

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