Fonds PR-253 - Barbara Morgan fonds

Tolmie School 1900-1901, Grades 1 - 3, teacher Miss Miller Tolmie School Staff members sitting on the steps of Tolmie School, 1914 Girl with flowers on the steps of Tolmie School Senior Third Reader class, Tolmie School, 1916 Harold Sewell on skates, 1961

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Barbara Morgan fonds


  • 1901-1965 (Creation)

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1 album (7 photographs, negatives, ephemera, newspaper clippings). -- 4 cm textual documents.

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Barbara Morgan was President of the Tolmie School Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) between 1959 and 1965. While she was president in 1964, a school reunion was held to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Tolmie School at its current site on Boleskine Road.


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The material in this fonds was accumulated by Barbara Morgan between 1959 and 1965 when she was President of the Tolmie School PTA, and donated to Saanich Archives by Mrs. Morgan’s daughter in 2013.

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Fonds consists of material relating to the 1964 reunion, the administration of the Tolmie School PTA, and Tolmie School history. Includes an album containing photographs, ephemera and textual material relating to the history of Tolmie School and to the 1964 Tolmie School reunion. Includes a binder containing membership lists and other administrative documents relating to the Tolmie PTA from 1949 to 1965.

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No further accruals are expected.

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  • English

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Associated material: Heritage Inventory file for Tolmie School, 556 Boleskine Road

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Accession number: 2013-009
Additional info: The first Tolmie School was built in 1887 on land donated by William Fraser Tolmie. In 1914, a new, larger Tolmie School was opened on Boleskine Road across from the first school site. In 1964, while Barbara Morgan was PTA President, a school reunion was held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Tolmie School at that location.

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