Fonds 05.006 - Edith McKitrick fonds

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Edith McKitrick fonds

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CA UWA 05.006

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  • 1922-1928 (Creation)
    Creator
    McKitrick, Edith
    Place
    Winnipeg (Man.)

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0.15 m of textual records
123 photographs

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(1901-1994)

Biographical history

Edith Agnes McKitrick was born in 1901, the first of eight children of T.G. McKitrick and Sarah Agnes Colter. Edith McKitrick was born and raised in Crystal City, Manitoba. She was a student at Wesley College (one of the founding colleges of what is now the University of Winnipeg) from 1922 to 1926. After obtaining her degree she attended the Manitou Normal School to obtain her teaching certificate. She taught in several rural schools and was Principal of the school in Winnipegosis, Manitoba prior to her retirement in 1966. She was involved in many music and drama programs throughout her teaching career. She later moved to Winnipeg where she became involved with the Augustine United Church and the University of Winnipeg Womens' Club. She was married to William J. (Scotty) Howatson. She died on July 29, 1994.

Custodial history

The fonds was donated to the University of Winnipeg Archives on October 18, 2005 by Edith McKitrick’s niece, June Kaan.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of records reflecting Edith McKitrick’s time as a student at Wesley College in Winnipeg from 1922 to 1926. It includes one large scrapbook containing various small Wesley College publications, event programmes, some photos, newspaper clippings, and various other materials that McKitrick collected during her years as a student. The materials found in the scrapbook primarily highlight College events such as religious gatherings, athletic events, theatre events, music events, and College dinners that she attended in her years as a student as well as some correspondence and notes written by McKitrick. The fonds also includes one large photo album containing photographs of McKitrick, her classmates, friends, and family, as well as photos of Wesley College campus and of various College events and gatherings. In addition, the fonds includes one large graduation class photo (1925-1926), and some individual graduation portraits of McKitrick’s classmates in a small handmade scrapbook. Some of the notable textual records included in the fonds are her examination marks for various courses dating from 1922 to 1926.

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Some paper records are fragile and/or deteriorating.

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Reflects McKitrick's own personal arrangement.

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  • English

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Several objects are found within the scrapbook, including pressed flowers, wood splinters, ribbons, fabrics, etc.

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Final

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Full

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Description created by Jared Warkentin on February 1, 2019.

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  • English

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