Fonds F 591 - Muriel McCarty fonds

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Muriel McCarty fonds

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F 591

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  • 1915-1983, predominant 1915-1917 (Creation)

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0.5 cm of textual records

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Muriel Rose McCarty was born on May 10, 1894 in McGillivray township, Middlesex County, Ontario to Alfred and Naomi (Lingard) McCarty. She moved to the Glen Ewen, North-West Territories (now known as Saskatchewan) district with her family in 1898. In 1902, she moved with her family to Carnduff, where she was educated. After attending Normal School in Regina, McCarty taught in rural schools around Carnduff and at Carnduff School.

McCarty married Nelson Griffin on July 17, 1924. The Griffins lived in Carnduff, Unity and Regina, where Muriel (McCarty) Griffin died on April 14, 1977. The Griffins had one daughter: Beryl.

Custodial history

Beryl McLeod, daughter of Muriel McCarty, donated these records to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives in one accession in 1983: R83-349 (July 12, 1983).

Scope and content

This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used by Muriel McCarty, formerly of the Carnduff, Saskatchewan district. The fonds includes two original diaries kept by McCarty from 1915 to 1917 while on holiday and photocopies of typed transcripts of the diaries. Biographical information on McCarty is also included.

No series assignment has been 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.

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SAFA 498 consists of a fonds description only and is available in paper format.

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Other codes: Textual records: R-E1539

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