Nellie McClung collection
- 1910-2001 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.5 cm textual records, 20 books, 2 photographs
Name of creator
Nellie McClung was an activist, politician, public speaker, member of the CBC Board of Governors (1936-1942), and Canadian delegate to the League of Nations (1938). She lived in Gordon Head, Saanich during the latter part of her life.
Donated in two accessions by Patricia Young and Betty Emery. Patricia Young’s sister-in-law, Betty Yardley, was a family friend of Nellie McClung’s.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Collection consists of books written by McClung, as well as photographs, personal correspondence to McClung, and ephemera collected by family friends. The collection is arranged into 4 series: Books, Correspondence, Ephemera, and Photographs.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
No further accruals are expected.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Series descriptions available.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Accession number: 2008-009, 2008-010