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Manitoba College was a college that existed in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada from 1871 to 1967, when it became one of the University of Winnipeg's founding colleges. It was one of the first institutions of higher learning in the city of Winnipeg and the province of Manitoba. The first graduating class had 12 members.

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Manitoba College, established in Winnipeg had a strong Presbyterian religious affiliation. Consolidation was a way to strengthen this small and financially insecure institution. The University Of Manitoba was established in 1877 by combining 3 existing church colleges St. Boniface CollegeRoman Catholic; St John's Anglican and Manitoba College Presbyterian.[1]

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  1. ^ University

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Books

  • Dr. John M (Jack) Bumsted 'The University of Manitoba: An Illustrated History' (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press © 2001)

Coordinates: 49°48′34″N 97°07′58″W / 49.80944°N 97.13278°W / 49.80944; -97.13278


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