Fonds 008.036.0001-0064, 001.002.0001-0113 - Maud Aitkens Fonds

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Maud Aitkens Fonds

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CA MMBC 008.036.0001-0064, 001.002.0001-0113

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  • 1931-1940 (Creation)

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177 letters. -- 2 photographs. -- 17 envelopes.

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McNabb, Scottie and Susan

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Aitkens, Maud

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Series of letters from Scottie and Susan McNab to Maude "Ladybird" Aitkens. The letters date from 1931 to 1941 and detail the life of light keepers on the West Coast at the period of WWII.

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First set of letters donated by Fran Aitkens, 31 July 2008, second set of letters donated by Susan Hope, 4 February 2013.


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  • English

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Additional biographical information is available in the documentation file.

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All requests for use must be made through the MMBC Research Request program ( Please note that fees may apply.

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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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24 November 2017

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