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Memorable Manitobans: Malvina Bolus (?-1997)

Editor, author.

Born in the Falkland Islands, she came to Ottawa to work with the Canadian Geographic Society. She later moved west and became assistant editor of the Beaver, and then its editor from 1958 to 1972. She was the author of Image of Canada (1953). In 1970, she was awarded a Manitoba Centennial Medal by the Manitoba Historical Society. She retired to Victoria.

Her articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

York Factory on the Bay - Historic Post Closes
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 3, Number 1, September 1957

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 14 June 2009

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This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

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