Fonds MG 19 - A.R. Greig fonds

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A.R. Greig fonds

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MG 19

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  • 1929-1949 (inclusive) ; 1949 (predominant) (Creation)

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12.5 cm of textual records

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A.R. Greig was one of the first professors appointed at the University of Saskatchewan and also served as the Superintendent of Buildings. Born December 18, 1872, raised and educated in Montreal, Greig graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University in 1895. After graduation, he became successively the Chief Draughtsman of the Mechanical Departments of the Canada Atlantic Railway and the Canadian Northern Railway. In 1906, Greig entered upon his career as an academic with his appointment as Professor of Agricultural Engineering at the Manitoba Agricultural College in Winnipeg. In 1909, he accepted two appointments at the University of Saskatchewan: Professor of Mechanical Engineering, held until 1937, and Superintendent of Buildings, held until 1939. From 1939-1943, he was Acting Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta. Greig died on July 21, 1947.

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This fonds contains questionnaire forms from a survey of individual Winnipeg homes carried out between May and July of 1949. They contain information such as number of occupants, type of heating used, etc. There are also graph analysis of insulation tests carried out on behalf of the National Research Council (NRC) in 1929 and 1930.

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Use, publication, and/or reproduction of records are subject to the terms and conditions of the Copyright Act.

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