Fonds PR-0826 - Margaret Ormsby fonds

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Margaret Ormsby fonds

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  • 1955,1975-1981 (Creation)
    Ormsby, Margaret Anchoretta, 1909-1996

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1.3 m of textual records, 1 photo album

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Margaret Ormsby is a noted B.C. historian and was a professor in the History Department at the University of British Columbia.

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The fonds consists of notes, correspondence, minutes and reports accumulated by Ormsby during her tenure as a member of the Provincial Heritage Advisory Board. Fonds also includes two letters from Major J.S. Matthews, Vancouver City Archivist, concerning P.G. Silverman and other researchers, 1955. Also includes a photo album, stored in container 913433-0648.

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Archives code(s): MS-2000; MS-2009.

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Accession number(s): 84-040

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  • Box: 913433-0648