Collection P170 - Mildred Waldron collection

Hugh E. Cairns and Sarah A. Waldron Clifton stories MacRae-Gallagher family Graham family Descendants of George Matthew Betts family P170010w.jpg Picnic at the Bailey's, Clifton Brothers Gussie Cairns The Hodgen Family James Cairns and Scott Coolidge Boyhood Pals Ronald Bell holding cat Delbert Dougherty, Raynard Atkins, Ronnie Bell, Vernon Dougherty, and Barbie Blair P170039w.jpg Going for a Ride Big Catch; Earl Blair Roland and Russell Bell, Clifton Going Sledding Just Sitting on the Back Porch, Roland Lowry Retrieving a Frog The Cairns Boys Egbert and Eva Cairns Justin and Leland Cairns and Their Catch Grandma Viola Waldron's Funeral Rowena, Malcolm and Armon McBurney Keith and Donna Lowry Benjamin Waldron Ettra Waldron
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Mildred Waldron collection

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  • 1890-2004 (Creation)

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1,58 m of textual records. - 2844 photographs : 1355 b&w, 1489 col. - 10 maps.

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Mildred Ettra Waldron was born on 28 January 1924 in East Clifton. She was the daughter of Luman Augusta Waldron and Flora A. Cairns. She never married. She was a Townships author and researcher. She published family and local histories of the Compton County area and, in particular, the East Clifton area, such as the Descendants of T. Waldron and M. Morse, The Hills of Clifton, Sheepskin Joe and Descendants of Hugh E. Cairns and Sarah A Waldron.

Mildred passed away 21 May 2008 at the age of 84 and is buried at the East Clifton Cemetery.

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The collection contains source material on the history and families of Clifton and Eaton Townships, the village of East Clifton, in Compton County from 1890 to 2004. The fonds consists mainly of family trees, photographs, family histories and includes detailed genealogical information on various families, such as Waldron, Cairns, Smith, Schoff, Hurd, Lowry, Dempsy, Cooper, Forgrave, Banks, Hodgen, Gilbert, McConnell, Gray, Elliot, Lindsay, Bain, Graham, Jordon, Cromwell, MacRae, McBurney, Mackay, Hall, Gordon, Waters, Pope, Reed, Williams, Bellam, Barber, Betts, Blair and Hurley. It consists of the following series: Publications ([198-?]-[199-?]), Historical Research (1890-[199-?]), Genealogy ([196-?]-[199-?]) and Miscellaneous ([19--]-[199-?]).

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No more accruals are expected.

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The collection was donated by Berton McConnell, on behalf of Mildred Waldron, in 2008.
The documents are in English.

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16 mars, 2016

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