Classification scheme: 
Hist. Mss. 1.171

Title: Grace Cressman fonds

Dates of creation: 1933-1989

Physical description: 42 cm. of textual records

Biographical sketch: Grace Cressman (1911-1989) was the youngest daughter of Adam and Matilda (Erb) Cressman. She grew up on the old Cressman farmstead near Strasburg (Waterloo County). After the death of her father in 1930 the family farm was sold and Grace moved to Kitchener with her mother. She served on the Kitchen staff of Conrad Grebel College for several years. After her retirement she moved to the Eastwood Community where she died.

Custodial history: The fonds was donated to the Archives in the early 1990s.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of diaries, personal papers, and scrapbooks.

Notes: Original archival description created 2007 by Sam Steiner.

File list: The fonds consists of two series: 1) Diaries and papers; 2) Scrapbooks

Series 1: Diaries and Papers

  1. Diary, 1933-37
  2. Diary, 1938-42
  3. Diary, 1943-47
  4. Diary, 1948-52
  5. Diary, 1953-57
  6. Diary, 1958-62
  7. Diary, 1963-67
  8. Diary, 1968-72
  9. Diary, 1973-77
  10. Diary, 1978-82
  11. Diary, 1983-87
  12. Diary, 1988-89
  13. Personal papers

Series 2: Scrapbooks

  1. Scrapbook
  2. Scrapbook
  3. Scrapbook


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