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Fonds PR-0542 - Nellie McClung fonds

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Nellie McClung fonds

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  • textual material
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  • microform

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PR-0542

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  • 1894-1950 (Creation)
    Creator
    McClung, Nellie L., 1873-1951

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7.3 m of textual records, 165 photographs, 3 reels of microfilm : negative ; 35 mm

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McClung, Nellie L., 1873-1951

Biographical history

Nellie McClung was born in Ontario and grew up in Wawanesa, Manitoba. She began her teaching career at the age of 16 in Manitou, Manitoba. In 1896 she married a pharmacist, Robert Wesley McClung. In 1908 her first novel was published. After moving to Winnipeg in 1911, Nellie McClung became active in various organizations. She became a vigourous campaigner for social reform and women's rights. She served as MLA in the Alberta legislature from 1921 to 1926. In 1933, the McClung family moved to Victoria, B.C., and from 1936 to 1942, she served as the first woman member of the CBC Board of Governors. In 1938, she represented Canada as a delegate to the League of Nations.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, handwritten and typescript copies of published and unpublished works, notes for speeches, scrapbooks and a photograph album.

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  • Accession MS-0010 presented to the BC Archives by R.W. McClung in November, 1953.
  • Accession 2015.49 donated to the BC Archives by Dr. Veronica Strong-Boag in 2015.

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Archives code(s): MS-0010; 98307-1.

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Accession number(s): 198307-001; MS-0010; 2015.49

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  • Box: A01964
  • Box: A01965
  • Box: A01966