Sous-fonds 2 - Joan Winter

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UTA 1960-2

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Joan Winter

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  • [ca.1930] - 2009 (Creation)

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0.62m of textual records

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(1925 – 2017)

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Joan Winter (nee Hay, 1925 – 2017) was a curator and archaeologist. Born in Alberta, she was raised outside of Lethbridge where her father worked on a Government Research Station (Government Experimental Farm). She attended the University of Alberta where she received her B.A. in 1947. Following her degree she accepted a position as assistant curator in the Department of Classical Archaeology at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). In 1948, Joan Winter was awarded the Reuben Wells Lenard Fellowship and in 1950 received her M.A. in Classical Archaeology. Her thesis work focused on classification of the Greek coin collection held at the ROM. Miss Hay was a member of the University Art Women’s Club where she served on the Executive Committee and as President.

In 1947, Miss Hay met Frederick Winter and the two were married in 1951. In approximately 1970, following the births of their four children, Mrs. Winter began assisting Prof. Winter with marking and tutorials for some of his classes. Beginning in 1971 and from 1975 onwards, Mrs. Winter accompanied Prof. Winter on his fieldwork and teaching trips abroad. By the early 1980s, the two began researching and retracing the routes followed by the second-century Greek geographer, Pausanias. This work resulted in two co-authored publications and a series of presentations. The Winters also presented a number of lectures to general audiences based on their travels and knowledge of the archaeology and the Mediterranean region.

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