Fonds SC019 - Burns family fonds

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Burns family fonds

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CA UVICARCH SC019

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  • 1885 - 1964 (Creation)

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6 cm of textual records

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Flora Hamilton Burns was the daughter of Canadian Senator W.J. MacDonald and the wife of Gavin Burns. Mrs. W. Garland Foster wrote "The Mohawk Princess" (Life of E. Pauline Johnson) in 1931.

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The fonds consists of correspondence of Flora Burns and other family members, including letters from Louisa Blum, Pearl Craigie, Mrs. Morgan Richards, and the Warburg family, and correspondence between Flora Burns and Sister Mary Theodore, Sister's of St. Ann's, Victoria; photograph of Flora Burns; clippings; and books of poems by Edward Francis Harris and psalms. There is also a signed letter from Anne Harvie Ross Foster, (Mrs W. Garland Foster) 1875-, (now Ann Hanley) to Flora Hamilton Burns together with a typed carbon reply from Miss Burns, in which she talks about "The Mohawk Princess".

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burns-family-fonds-3

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Revised by JF, June 21, 2013.

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  • English

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