Fonds PR-241 - Edith Lillian Glover fonds

Mrs Webster (centre) with two other Lake Hill Women's Institute members Members of the Lake Hill Women's Institute, including Mrs Mercer, Mrs Webster and Mrs Carpenter Interior of Lake Hill Women's Institute Hall on Quadra Street Edith Glover, secretary of the LHWI, reading monthly statement at the Lake Hill Women's Institute... Mrs Miles, Mrs Mercer, Mrs Webster and others of the Lake Hill Women's Institute Lake Hill Women's Institute picnic

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Edith Lillian Glover fonds


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6 photographs

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Edith Lillian Ross was born in Manitoba in 1885. Raised in Nelson B.C., she married Edward Glover in 1926 and they moved to Saanich’s Lake Hill neighbourhood where Edward Glover built the family home at 915 Darwin Road. Edward Glover also helped to build the Lake Hill Women’s Institute Hall. Edith Lillian Glover was a member of the Lake Hill Women's Institute from the time of her arrival in Victoria until her death in 1966. When she died, the Lake Hill Women’s Institute donated a quilt in her honour to the Canadian Women's Institute.


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Donated in 2006 by Hughella Edythe Arter, daughter of Edith Lillian Glover.

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Fonds consists of photographs relating to the Lake Hill Women’s Institute.

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No further accruals are expected.

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  • English

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Associated material: Lake Hill Women's Institute fonds; Lynne Crowe Collection; South Vancouver Island District Women's Institute fonds; British Columbia Women’s Institute fonds; Heritage Advisory Collection

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Accession number: 2006-001

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