MB: living and writing the early days of parks canada

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Explore the items in the MB Williams collection. Ranging from audio interviews, to photos, to personal correspondence.

  • Article by MB Williams in The Animal's Friend magazine, June 1936.

    Published Works

  • Prince Albert National Park Prince Albert Sask. Oct. 29th 1932 Miss MB Williams c/o JC Campbell, Esqre Canadian National Parks Ottawa Dear Miss Williams: I hear from Mr. Campbell that you are back in Ottawa after your long trip to Europe, which I…

    Correspondence

  • The first history of Parks Canada and of the Canadian national parks system was written and published in Great Britain. Williams never mentions her own part in that history.

    Published Works

  • Ottawa Tues. night Dear Mother Out at Miss Lees & having a nice rest. Spent the morning in bed. Yesterday was a hectic day. Finished packing in the morning, went to bank, office [pagebreak] & shopped. In afternoon Alison had a tea & I…

    Correspondence

  • This guidebook from around 1930 offers a more concise exploration of Jasper National Park.

    Published Works

  • The scenic trail between Lake Louise, Alberta and Golden, British Columbia is the jumping-off point for a fawning tribute to the automobile. This is the 1930 edition of a guidebook first published in 1927.

    Published Works

  • 1930 Sunday Oct. 10. [Written vertically across the top of the letter:]Ever so many thanks for the book & daisy & the lovely scarf Mother. Have you any hints about Guy Fawkes?A perfectly divine day with the leaves turning red & gold…

    Correspondence

  • [Cunard Line stationary][On board] FranconiaWednesday noon& All's Well Dear People, We are now about half way over & feeling as fit as can be. Whether it’s the bella donna or what, can’t say, but as yet we haven’t…

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  • 1931 14 St. John’s Wood Court.St. John’s Wood. London.N.W.8.Nov 16/1931 Dear People. This is just a line to tell you that we have now a permanent address, as above. We have taken a small furnished flat - “centrally…

    Correspondence

  • Nov 19 193114, St. John’s Wood Court, St. John’s Wood,London, N.W.8. 19/11/31 Dear [unreadable] We have now a permanent home in London, a small furnished flat, just a penny bus ride from Oxford St. It’s a comical Victorian…

    Correspondence

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