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Historic Sites
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Memorable Manitobans: Jack D. Herbert

Museum director.

Jack Herbert was born in Saskatoon, served with the R.C.A.F. Atlantic Command during the Second World War, graduated with honours from the University of Saskatchewan in 1949 and went on to the University of Toronto, where he received his Master's degree in 1950. He joined the Federal Resources and Development Department when Fort Battleford was given to the federal government as a natural historic park. In 1953 he returned to the Saskatchewan Natural Resources Department to organize and direct the Historic Sites Branch. From 1956 to 1959 he was an executive director and research director for the Glenbow Foundation. He was then named Chief of the National Historic Sites Division. He now [1965] comes to Winnipeg as Director of the Centennial project, the Museum of Man and Nature.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

A New Concept for a New Museum
MHS Transactions, Series 3, 1964-65 Season

Page revised: 13 October 2008

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