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Kay Wallace fonds


Physical Description:
25 cm of textual records. -- 9 photographs

Margaret Kathleen "Kay" Wallace, 1907-1986, was born in Calgary, Alberta. She attended the Calgary Normal School in 1927, and had a 43 year career as a teacher. Her first school was the Union Jack School in Arrowwood, Alberta. She taught briefly at Exshaw, then spent nine years at the Canmore School. In 1942 she returned to Calgary where she taught at various city schools (Balmoral, Central High, Glengarry, Glenmeadow, James Short, Queen's Park, Spruce Cliff, and Sunalta) until 1970. In 1936 she travelled to France as part of the Vimy Pilgrimage.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of correspondence, report cards, certificates, tax returns, scrapbooks, class lists for schools in which she taught, newsclippings regarding former students, and Vimy Pilgrimage memorabilia. Includes her nomination of George F.G. Stanley for an honorary degree, and her poem about the Calgary Stampede.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Jeanette Veale, 1987.

The material is in English.

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Finding Aids:
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Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-7659, PA-2983, PB-732

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