Fonds F0227 - Dorothy Henderson fonds

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Dorothy Henderson fonds

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0.03 m of textual records

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Dorothy Henderson was born in 1916. She was a long time member of the Margaret Laurence Home Committee Inc., serving at various times as its Secretary, Curator and President. She also authored two books about Laurence, 'Margaret's Special Places in Neepawa' and 'Writer in Residence'.

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The records were in the custody of Clara Thomas briefly in 2001 before they were transferred to the Archives.

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The fonds mainly consists of material related to Margaret Laurence and Dorothy Henderson's work as a member of the Margaret Laurence Home committee. Includes correspondence, newspaper clippings and articles, brochures, reports and programs.

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Donated by Dorothy Henderson, via Clara Thomas, in 2001.


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The fonds includes material from the following accession: 2001-052. Further accruals may be expected.

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2002/04/09 Marie-Josee Levesque:. WordPerfect (Creation)
2002/04/09 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/01/27 Ken Hernden. Updated biographical sketch, custodial history, immediate source of acquisition, related materials, and provenance and subject access points.
2003/01/28 S. Dubeau. Added access point for Margaret Laurence Home Committee.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM
2018/04/09 KCP. Added GMD, fixed dates, and published

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