Fonds AR001 - Elsie Allan collection

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Elsie Allan collection

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CA UVICARCH AR001

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  • 1914-1980 (Creation)
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    Allan, Elsie

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10 folders

120 photographs

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(1915-2006)

Biographical history

Elsie Marie Allan was born 20 June 1915 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She later moved to Victoria where she worked for B.C. Police, Camosun College, and at the University of Victoria library in the inter-library loans department. Allan was married to Thomas Pennycuick Allan, with whom she had one child, Peter. She died 18 October 2006.

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Collection consists of material compiled by Elsie Allan concerning theatre in Victoria and other locations in B.C. and in England. The collection includes notebooks of annotated scripts, scripts of plays, announcements and notices of meetings of the Victoria Theatre Guild, programmes of amateur and professional performances in Victoria, New York, and England, and programmes of the British Columbia, Dominion, Kelowna, and Vancouver Island Drama Festivals.

Also includes Allan's photographs of Victoria and Field, B.C., Camp Petawawa, Salisbury, England, France and unidentified B.C. locations during World War I. Many of the photographs depict the military.

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1980-P-02, 1991-084

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Photo album scanned as part of "Victoria to Vimy" project: https://exhibits.library.uvic.ca/spotlight/wwi/catalog/1-12147

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elsie-allan-theatre-collection

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2013-02-05

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  • English

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