Fonds MJ-251 - Ruby Wilson fonds

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Ruby Wilson fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • 1964-1970 (Creation)
    Wilson, Ruby

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15.8 cm of textual records.

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Ruby Wilson was born in Ontario in 1892. She married James Wilson, and settled in Sintaluta, Saskatchewan. They had children Gerald (1914), Donald (1915), Dorothea (1917), Shirley (1919), Thomas (1921), and Basil (1929). James died in 1954.

Ruby’s eldest daughter Dorothea gave her a diary for Christmas in 1963 to write in. She would keep near-daily diary entries until at least 1970.

Ruby died in 1984.

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This fonds contains the diaries of Ruby Wilson from 1964 to 1970.

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This material was donated to the archives as accession 21.2018 by June Wilson on July 14, 2016.


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  • English

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This fonds was wrapped in mylar and boxed in 2018.

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Box H-124

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