Fonds MG1048 - Frida Kruse Fonds

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Frida Kruse Fonds

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  • 1900-1932 (Creation)
    Kruse, Frida, -1934

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14 cm of textual records.

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(born 1934)

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From 1901 until 1934, Frida Kruse taught the kindergarten class at Macdonald College Elementary School. In 1911 she became Director of the kindergarten, and also taught early childhood education at Macdonald College. She attended Columbia University in 1916 and passed away in 1934.

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Mrs. M. M. Wright, librarian at McDonald College Library, gave Kruse’s records to the McGill Archives on May 3rd, 1979.

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Fonds documents Kruse's work as a kindergarten instructor and as a teacher of kindergarten instructors. Teaching notes, model lessons, examination papers and lectures cover the years 1908-1932. Kruse also recorded minutes of staff meetings at the Macdonald Elementary School from 1901 to 1911. A few items of professional correspondence (1916) and some clippings on educational topics complete these papers.

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