Fonds BUGG - Susan Buggey fonds

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Susan Buggey fonds

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  • 1909-2016 (Creation)
    Buggey, Susan

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  • 9.2 m of textual records
  • 722 slides

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Susan Buggey was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on April 26, 1941. She graduated from United College (now the University of Winnipeg), obtained a certificate in Education from the University of Manitoba, and a Master of Arts in History from Dalhousie University. Susan Buggey joined Parks Canada in 1970 and became Director of Parks Canada's Historic Services where she developed the concept of cultural landscapes within She was a landscape historian who's work pertained to the concept of cultural landscapes within the Historic Sites program. She developed guidelines for UNESCO's World Heritage List for the inclusion of cultural landscapes. Buggey specialized in Aboriginal cultural landscapes.

Buggey taught historic landscape conservation and cultural landscapes at the University of Manitoba and the University of Victoria. After Retirement from Parks Canada she became an Adjunct professor in the School of Landscape Architecture at the University of Montreal. She was a Fellow of the Association for Preservation Technology and a founder of the Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation.

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Fonds consists of material created and accumulated by Susan Buggey pertaining to her work in landscape history and cultural landscapes. The fonds is comprised of three series: Heritage and cultural landscape material (1909-2016), Indigenous cultural landscapes research (1978-2014), and International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) reference material (1981-2013).

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