Fonds 1988-91, 1988-296, 1989.66 - MENZIES FAMILY fonds

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CA CPA 1988-91, 1988-296, 1989.66

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  • 1876-1979 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records. – 22 photographs

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Florence Elizabeth Menzies (1906-1987) was a nurse a collector of the family records. She was born in the Pleasant Point district to Elizabeth Jane (Clark) and Archibald Newell Menzies and had siblings Archie (1907-[ca. 1990]) and Susan (1905-). Menzies died in Carberry, Manitoba. She was educated in Pleasant Point and Carberry, and later graduated from Brandon Normal School. Menzies taught for twelve years, after which she became a Registered Nurse twenty 20 years, then became the first teacher of a Special Education class at the Carberry Elementary School. She retired in 1972. Menzies was awarded the Good Citizenship Award in 1979 for her dedication as a teacher and nurse.

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Records have been presented to the Carberry Plains Archives in 1988 and 1989 by Susan Menzies of Carberry, Manitoba.

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Fonds consists of correspondence, birth and death certificates, wedding invitation, brochure by Tourism Manitoba describing Menzies' award, other biographical material on Menzies, Clark/Menzie/Mitchell family histories, and newsclipping on Menzies' award. Includes booklet on Carberry Burying Ground. Photographs show family members, the Rural Municipality of North Cypress council members (ca. 1947).

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