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LEVEL OF DESCRIPTION: Series
No.: PR1004.0001
TITLE: Real Estate Weekly series
CREATOR: Melnycky, Peter J
DATE RANGE: 1983-2018
EXTENT: 7.9m of textual records.
ADMINISTRATIVE
HISTORY/BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH:

Peter Melnycky was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He earned his MA in Social Sciences form the University of Manitoba where his thesis, "A Political History of the Ukrainian Community Manitoba, 1899 – 1922," was awarded the Manitoba Historical Society's Margaret McWilliams Medal for outstanding work on Manitoba History.

Since 1982 he has been a historian with Alberta Historic Sites and Museums, part of the Provincial Government of Alberta. Melnycky is also a researcher, historian, and is the author of Shelter, feed and dray: a structural history of the Radway Livery Barn and A veritable Canaan: Alberta's Victoria Settlement, is co-editor with Bohdan S. Kordan of In the Shadow of the Rockies: Diary of the Castle Mountain Internment Camp, 1915–1917, and contributor to Re-imagining Ukrainian Canadians: History, Politics and Identity. He has particular interest in fur trade, settlement, and military history.

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The series consists of a complete run of Edmonton’s Real Estate Weekly newspaper from 1983 to 2018, which in early years contained mostly trade advertisements, but in later years contained a variety of historical features by columnists such as Alex Mair and Lawrence Herzog, along with public interest articles on the real estate industry, the building trades and tourism in Alberta.
LANGUAGE NOTE: The material is in English.
GENERAL NOTE: Information included in the Scope and Content is taken from the records.
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