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Alpha Delta Kappa (Ontario Chapter) records
Alpha Delta Kappa is an honorary sorority for women educators founded in 1947, with the aim of recognizing and supporting the professional efforts of women educators. Membership in Alpha Delta Kappa is by invitation only. To be eligible for membership a woman must be an educator actively engaged in teaching, administration or some other aspect of the teaching profession. Fonds consists of records of the provincial organization as well as some of the chapters. Includes financial information, historical accounts, and scrapbooks.
Alida Burrett was a Dutch-born Canadian women's rights and environmental activist. George Burrett is an environmental and peace activist, particularly interested in nuclear disarmament. Fonds contains materials relating to Alida's interests in women's rights and the environment, the couple's shared interest in nuclear disarmament, and George's work with the Waterloo Region Peace Network. Includes clippings, ephemera, financial records, meeting minutes, correspondence, etc.
Mary Quayle Innis was an economist, writer, editor, and academic administrator. In 1955 she became Dean of Women at University College, where she served for nine years. After her retirement, Innis continued to write and publish stories and also worked as an editor. Contents: contains materials by and about Mary Quayle Innis. Includes correspondence written mostly to her daughter, Anne Innis Dagg 1956-1968, notes kept while Dean of of Women at University College, 1954-1961, a biographical essay on Mary Quayle Innis and files relating to a proposed collection of her short stories and pieces with an introduction by Anne Innis Dagg.
Johnston, Mary fonds
Materials acquired by Mary Johnston during her time as a teacher and principal, as a member of various teachers' organizations, and during the time she spent serving on various education-related local and provincial committees. This collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, minutes and other supporting documents re meetings, course materials produced for training courses and workshops, summary reports and other supporting documents re conferences, clippings, publications, printed materials, scrapbooks, and ephemera.
Lismer, Arthur drawing of Elizabeth S. Nutt The fonds consists of one charcoal drawing by Arthur Lismer of Elizabeth Styring Nutt of Halifax. Elizabeth was principal of the Victoria School of Art and Design in Halifax (later NSCAD) in the period immediately following Lismer's time there.
Longfellow, Ethel Carol and Anne Sewall
The fonds consists of a scrapbook assembled by Ethel and Anne Longfellow during their attendance at Smith College, Mass. 1902-1906. It contains correspondence, photographs, programmes, clippings, pamphlets, notes and ephemera detailing the academic and social life of the sisters.
Montgomery, Frances Kathleen fonds
Frances Kathleen Montgomery was born in Woodstock, Ont. in 1903. After studying at the University of Western Ontario and at the Sorbonne, she was hired to teach at the University of Western Ontario, where she remained in 1963. In 1963 Frances Montgomery was hired by the University of Waterloo to start a Department of French, and she became its first Chair. Contents: correspondence, diaries, ephemera, manuscripts, photographs and artifacts, documenting the life and career of Frances Kathleen Montgomery.