Fonds fonds 264 - M.J. Guilford Historic Costume Collection fonds

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M.J. Guilford Historic Costume Collection fonds

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fonds 264

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  • ca 1875-1970 (Creation)

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9 cm of textual records
160 photographs

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M.J. (Madge) Guilford was born in Clearwater, Manitoba in 1917. She earned a BA in Home Economics and a diploma in Education from the University of Manitoba before completing an MA at Columbia University in 1952. She joined the University of Saskatchewan as a specialist in clothing and textiles, at the rank of assistant professor in 1956. Guilford served as acting dean of the College of Home Economics from 1974-1976 and was assistant dean at the time of her death in 1978.

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Transferred to the Archives from the University Library, where they had been kept as part of the Guilford Costume Collection; prior custodial history unknown.

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This fonds contains a binder of articles and photographs documenting costume design, and part of the material appears to have been catalogued as part of the College of Home Economics Guilford Costume Collection. There are also numerous, uncatalogued photographs (sepia and black and white), primarily of individuals and presumably collected to document costume and fashion. There are also a small number of photographs of Pense, Regina and Regina Beach, Sasktachewan.

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Related material: See also College of Home Economics fonds.

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