Fonds F 563 - Annabel Dryden fonds

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Annabel Dryden fonds

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F 563

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  • 1925-1928 (Creation)

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5 mm of textual records
3 photographs

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Biographical history

Annabel Dryden was born in Regina, Saskatchewan in 1916 to Ernest and Alice Murray. She had one sister, Eileen. Dryden was educated in Regina, Saskatoon and Toronto, Ontario. In the 1940s and 1950s, she was employed in the editorial department of the Leader-Post newspaper in Regina. She was also a reporter for a monthly magazine published in Chicago, Illinois.

Active in the Regina community, Dryden was a member of the Stagette Club and the University Women's Club and was involved with the Seniors' Education Centre.

Dryden died in Regina on September 10, 2003.

Annabel Dryden's first husband, George Reid, died in 1944. Her second husband, Charles Dryden, died in 2009. Dryden had two children: Margaret and Cathy.

Custodial history

Annabel Dryden loaned these records for copying to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives in two accessions in 1980: R80-699 (June 27, 1980) and R80-698 (June 27, 1980).

Scope and content

This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used by Annabel Dryden of Regina, Saskatchewan. The fonds includes a copy of "Yesterdays", Dryden's unpublished reminiscences of her childhood in Regina during the period 1925 to 1929 and three photographs taken during her childhood.

No series assignment was applied to the records in this fonds.

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No arrangement was applied to the records in this fonds.

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Records are open for research use.

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Use, publication and/or reproduction of records subject to terms and conditions of the Copyright Act. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

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SAFA 467 consists of a fonds description and item descriptions of photographs. Item descriptions of photographs are also available in Threshold.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Other codes: Textual records: R-E854; Photographs: R-A20801 to R-A20803

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