Fonds MG 12.189 - Katharine McLennan fonds

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Katharine McLennan fonds

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MG 12.189

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  • 1880-1983 (Creation)
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    McLennan, Katharine Sophia

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4 cm of textual records

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(1892-1975)

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Katharine McLennan was born in 1892, the daughter of Senator and Mrs. J.S. MacLennan. She served as a nursing assistant with the French Red Cross during World War 1, and upon her return was appointed Honorary Curator of the Louisbourg Museum. Katharine received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from St. Francis Xavier University in 1971 and in 1972 was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. She died in December 1975.

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Fonds consists of textual records, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to McLennan family events and personal correspondence, including records related to Katharine McLennan's time spent serving overseas during World War 1. Also included are medals and awards received by Katharine as well as a hand-painted Christmas card of the bomb proofs at Louisbourg for a friend Anne Cameron Cook.

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More about Katharine McLennan here: http://www.kmclennan.com/

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