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.

  • Feb 18th 1902 Dear Home-birds All yours just arrived and I feel moved to reply at once. I have just come back from lunch and as work is seldom begun till two I thought I would seize the opportunity and write a few lines at any rate. You don’t…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 3270 W. 37th Friday Vancouver BC about 47 Dearest Rufus, It is somewhere between 5 & 6 in the morning but Morpheus seems to be off the job so I’ve had a cup of bedside coffee, very weak —and have had a look at the rose garden —…

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  • Western Union Telegram 1961 Jan 25 PM 12 37 AA086 SYB193 MOB175 MO GA186 15=CNY FD OTTAWA ONT 25 1151AME= W H COURTICE= 1025 SOUTH ATLANTICE AVE DAYTONA BEACH FLO= SHOULD MISS WILLIAMS WHEREABOUTS BE KNOWN PLEASE LET HER KNOW OF MRS HERRIDGES…

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  • 222 Clemow Ave Nov 23rd/41. My Dear M.B. What an assignment - to carry coals to Newcastle! I think the best way to answer your letter is to suggest you read a book entitled “Guardians of the Wild”, written by a person named…

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  • Dearest Zöe Come up to the garden, Zo.For the black old winter's gone (we hope)Come up to the garden, Zo,Tho’ the tulips and daffs are done,The mulberry tree is bursting in leaf,The roses are budding beyond belief,The little brown wren…

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  • Salem Mass. May 10, ‘55 (On a visit here) Dear Miss. Williams, Your letter gave me a nice surprise after a prolonged silence. I often think of you, especially at the time when J.B. Harkin passed away. This brought back to my memory the…

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  • [Written across the top of the letter]They had a good guessing competition the other night. Advertisement well known like Pears’ soap, Sophie [?] etc, cut out of magazines and just the name covered. It would be very easy to arrangeThurs,…

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  • Sunday afternoon. Ottawa October 11, 1928 [Written vertically at the top of the page:] Feeling fine & quite rested after my trip. Dear People Here I am back in to old routine of life and all is as if it had not been, except for happy…

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