Fonds MG080 - Alma Olga and Lyndall Ruth Jackson fonds

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Alma Olga and Lyndall Ruth Jackson fonds

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  • 1926-1930 (Creation)
    Jackson, Alma Olga
  • 1926-1930 (Creation)
    Jackson, Lyndall Ruth

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  • 6 textile items.
  • 1 cm of textual records.
  • 4 photographs

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Alma Olga Jackson was born on February 10, 1908. She received a B.A. from Bishop's University in 1928, followed by an HSD in 1929. She taught at Verdun High School for many years. She died on May 11, 1999 in Montreal.

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Academic gown, hood, 2 caps, 2 blazers with Bishop's crest; Scrapbook containing clippings, programmes and various pieces of Bishop's memorabilia; BU diploma, B.A. 1929, Teacher's Certificate and Testimonial upon retirement; Photographs: Women's Basketball team, 1926-1927, 1927-1928, 1929-1930, Woman Students' Association 1929-1930.

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Alma Olga Jackson and her sister Lyndall Ruth Jackson Peabody


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      CS BUA, Diploma/certificates Case G-25, photographs and scrapbook Case F-8, yearbooks, regular file

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      Textile items were donated via accession 92-037 (Alma Olga Jackson), while the textual and graphic items were donated via her sister's accession 2003-003 (Lyndall Ruth Jackson Peabody). Also donated were assorted issues of The Mitre and yearbooks which were added to the regular files for publications.

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      Alma Olga Jackson '28, '29, Grace Jackson Marston '31 and Lyndall Ruth Jackson Peabody '34 were sisters. Grace was the wife of the Venerable Guy Marston '41 and mother of Monica '68 and Philip '71.

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      Finding aid prepared using Rules for Archival Description (RAD).


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