Fonds AR357 - Mary Macdonald fonds

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Mary Macdonald fonds

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1 v.

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Mary Macdonald attended Summer School for Teachers in Victoria B.C. during the summer of 1919. During the summer course, Mary boarded with Clara Maitland. Teachers could up-grade their qualifications by taking courses at the Summer School for Teachers, held annually in Victoria from 1914-1956. The Summer School was under the auspices of the Provincial Normal School.

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Mary Macdonald gave the notebook to her classmate, Clara Maitland. Claras daughter donated it to the BC Archives, who transferred it to the University of Victoria in 2002.

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The notebook consists of lecture notes for a Household Science course taken at the Summer School for Teachers, Victoria B.C. The notebook includes detailed notes about sewing, including sample patterns and embroidery samples; and notes on cookery, housewifery and cleaning, including several basic recipes.

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  • English

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