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Dagg, Anne Innis
Anne Innis Dagg is a faculty member at the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario in Independent Studies. She is a scholar and writer in several areas of interest, from zoology to women's studies. Anne Innis Dagg became a fellow of the Zoological Society of Ontario in 1967, and was chosen one of eight top living female biologists in Canada by the federal government for the National Museums of Canada’s "Why? Why Not? Exhibit" in 1975. She has also received the Kitchener-Waterloo Status of Women Group Human Rights Award. Fonds consists of material relating to the activities, career, research and and writings of Anne Innis Dagg. Files contain extensive annotations and commentary by Anne Innis Dagg.
Shortt, Elizabeth Smith fonds
Elizabeth Smith received her degree in medicine at the Royal Medical College in 1884 (one of the first 3 women M.D.'s in Canada). In September 1908 she and her husband, Dr. Adam Shortt, moved to Ottawa where she became very active in the local, provincial, and National Council of Women affairs. Muriel Shortt and Roger Clark married in 1917 and settled into fruit farming in Vineland. Lorraine Shortt, a graduate of Queen's, chose a field in the public service: social work. This fonds documents a social and family history spanning almost one century. It revolves primarily around three women: Elizabeth Smith Shortt, and her daughters, Muriel Clarke and Lorraine Shortt. The fonds contains correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, typescripts, pamphlets, clippings and photographs.
Taylor, Catherine fonds
Catherine Taylor (1874-1967) was a nurse in the US and England. The fonds consists of correspondence, certificates, clippings and an autograph book relating to Catherine Taylor's career as a nurse. Correspondents include Viscountess Eleanor Sandhurst, wife of the Lord High Chamberlain of England and Lady-in-Waiting to the Queen, and Sir Thomas Lipton.