Fonds MG2015 - Wisdom Family Papers

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Wisdom Family Papers

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CA MUA MG2015

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  • 1897-1911 (Creation)
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    Wisdom family

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20 cm of textual records and photographs

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Three daughters of the Wisdom family of Saint John, New Brunswick, graduated from McGill in the first decade of this century: Katharine Forrester Wisdom (B.A. 1903), Jane Barnes Wisdom (B.A. 1907) and Elizabeth Bell Wisdom (B.A. 1909).

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This archive contains letters and copies of letters, from the Wisdom sisters to one another, describing their experiences at Royal Victoria College, 1900-1908. There is also a letter from Stephen Leacock, accepting an invitation to deliver an address, and two from Hilda Oakeley to Mrs. Wisdom. Programmes (particularly of R.V.C. plays and sports events), clippings, and photographs are also included. There are also course notes for C.W. Colby's Renaissance history and William Caldwell's history of modern philosophy.

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