Muskeg Research Institute

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Building Name: Muskeg Research Institute

Other Names: MRI, Annex A

Civic Address: 814 Montgomery St.

Sod Turning: [194-]

Cornerstone Laying: [194-]

Opened for Use: 1968

Official Opening: 1968

Architect: Unknown

Named for: Canadian Muskeg research which was housed here.

Renovations/changes/additions: Building moved to Montgomery St. after World War 2. Donated to the university in the 1960s. Building was demolished in Apr 1994 to make room for College Hill Daycare.

Notes: Originally a mess hall in the Minto-Ripples Interment Camp from 1941-1945. Served as home of the arctic muskeg research headed by former Biology department head Dr. Norman Radforth.


  • UA Case 123, Box 2.

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