Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 141 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Prairie History No. 1
Prairie
History

No. 1

Manitoba Photographers List
Manitoba
Photographers
List

Free Press Manitoba 150
Free Press
Manitoba
150

MHS YouTube Channel
MHS
YouTube
Channel

Manitoba Brick & Blocks
Manitoba
Bricks
& Blocks

Endangered Top 10
Endangered
Top 10
2019

Jens Munk at Churchill
Field Trip:
Churchill
2020

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

Fundraising Dinner 2020
MHS
Fundraising
Dinner
2020

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Frank Korvemaker

Click to enlarge

Frank Korvemaker
Click to enlarge

Archaeologist, historian, archivist.

Frank Korvemaker is a construction historian who was born in The Netherlands and educated in Canada. He has worked in the field of heritage resource conservation, documentation, and development for over half a century. He has been employed by Parks Canada as an historical archaeologist, as a curator of artifacts for the Fort Edmonton Project, and he was Chief of Research for Alberta's Historic Sites Service. He worked in various capacities for the Heritage Branch of the Saskatchewan government from 1979 to 2004. He was the first Manager of the Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation, where he coordinated the development of the Claybank Brick Plant National Historic Site. He worked for the Saskatchewan Archives Board from 2004 to 2013.

Selected publications:

Books

 

Historic Architecture of Saskatchewan (1985)
by Frank Korvemaker

Legacy of Stone: Saskatchewan's Stone Buildings (2008)
by Margaret Hryniuk, Frank Korvemaker, and Larry Easton

Legacy of Worship: Sacred Places in Rural Saskatchewan (2014)
by Margaret Hryniuk and Frank Korvemaker

Articles

History Built Brick by Brick
Saskatchewan's Architecture Heritage Magazine: WORTH Magazine, 2004-2014

Developing Letterhead in a Small Prairie Town
Saskatchewan History, Spring 2006

The Claybank Brick Plant: A Canadian Treasure
Sighting, citing, siting: Crossfiring / Mama Wetotan, 2009

Reports
(Architecture and Engineering)

Diocese of Qu'Appelle: Reports - Regina - Cathedral and College Site - 1979 - Korvemaker (Heritage Brandon report)

Saskatchewan Architects Directory - 08 - 31 March 2017

Bank of Toronto - Saskatchewan Branches - 05 - 9 February 2019

Regina - Bank of Montreal - 3 - 10 January 2018

Illustrated Inventory of Round and Multi-Sided Barns in Saskatchewan - 12 - 25 February 2019

Truax, Saskatchewan: Truax Centennial - 1911-14 photos

Reports - Regina - OK Marking Limited - 2003

Department Stores in Saskatchewaqn 5 - 24 February 2016

Inventory of Hudson Bay Company Stores 03 - 3 March 2015

Illustrated Inventory of Flour and Grist Mills in Saskatchewan 11 - 1 February 2019

Historic Scaffolding in Saskatchewan 01 - 25 February 2019

Regina - Empire Hotel 5 - 9 January 2018

Reports - Saskatchewan's Men's Clubs - 2002

Illustrated Inventory of NWT Government Buildings 03 - 16 December 2017

North-West Territorial Jail, Regina 1 - 21 February 2019

Territorial Architecture - Listing

Reports - Water Towers - Chipman and Power 06 - 11 January 2018

Reports
(Bricks, Stone, Concrete Blocks and Wood)

Illustrated Inventory of Concrete Block Buildings in Saskatchewan 01 - 18 April 2015

Sasatchewan Stonemasons - Long List 14 - 25 February 2019

Claybank Building List 06 - December 2018

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

The Claybank Brick Plant: Preserving a Canadian Treasure in Rural Saskatchewan
Prairie History, Number 1, Winter 2020

See also:

MHS Resources: Manitoba Bricks and Blocks

Page revised: 11 May 2020

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2020 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.