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Goodband family fonds
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- Graphic material
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CA UVICARCH SC602
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[ca. 1930s]-[ca. 1970s] (Creation)
- Goodband (family)
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2 photographs : b&w
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Gertrude Goodband was born at the end of the 19th Century. A trained nurse, Goodband joined a nursing/missionary order and traveled to China to serve. Her duties included finding baby girls abandoned at birth to male child preference. The girls were taught needlepoint as part of their duties.
Scope and content
The fonds contains embroidered textiles and photographs belonging to Gertrude Godband.
Immediate source of acquisition
Accession 2019-078 was donated to the archives by Fiona Goodband, who inherited the fonds' materials from her mother (Kay Goodband), who had married Gertrude's great-nephew (Patrick Goodband).
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No restrictions on access.
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The fonds consists of the following accruals: 2019-07-08. No further accruals are expected.
A more detailed history of Gertrude Godband's life, and experiences in China, is located in this fonds' accession file.
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