Larrington, Jane Stuart fonds

Larrington, Jane Stuart, 1890-1987.
Jane Stuart Larrington fonds. - [1915?]-1922, 1955, 1982, 1986.

6 cm of textual records. - 5 photographs.


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Jane Stuart Larrington was a teacher, writer and editor, and was an early member of the Toronto Branch of the Canadian Women's Press Club. She was born in 1890 in Middlesex County, Ont. and her first work was published in the Globe when she was 13, after which she continued to write and publish sketches and articles. After two and a half years of teaching she moved to Toronto and became, first, assistant editor of Methodist Sunday School Publications and later, editorial assistant with Presbyterian Publications. She joined the Toronto Women's Press Club in 1914 and was a member until her death at the age of 97 in 1987. (Sources: GA94 File 47: Canadian Women's Press Club, Biographical Scrapbook, 1921.)

Contents

Contains ephemera relating to the Toronto Women's Press Club, [1915?]-1922, information about Jane Larrington's membership in same, 1982, 1986, as well as photographs and ephemera from the 1955 Canadian Women's Press Club "Overseas Tour".

Notes

  • Title from content of the fonds.
  • Donated by Mrs. Mary L. Brown via Kay Rex, 1998.
  • Material relating to the Canadian Women's Press Club and the Toronto Women's Press Club can be found in Women's Press Club of Toronto fonds.

Call number: GA 107