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.

  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • [Japanese scene in colour on top] Thursday 1932 M. Christmas Dear beloveds. Your box is just going and this is just a time to say very Happy Christmas to you all. We have been very [pagebreak] busy working on this Empire broadcast for…

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  • [From Ottawa] April 1933 Dear Family The girls flowers came Sat. night. Perfectly lovely & still sweet. Pink rose maiden hair & blues of the V. & a pink bow. I loved them. Feeling a little better each day but not up yet. Mrs.…

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  • Thursday morning June 1/33 Dear Motherkins, No word from 334 this week but as to-day is the last day you can hear from me I thought I had better send you a line to reach you before Sunday. There is no news from my small world except…

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  • Aug 23/33 Villa Lorraine, Tues. Dear Frances. Your Friday letters came yesterday. Not too bad considering the journey. I am glad to hear you are accompanying mother to the corner shop to purchase ice cream cones. I think she should go every…

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  • Villa Lorraine, S. Pierre deWakefield, R. R. No. 1 Aug 25/33 “Villa Lorraine” is the name of the big house this is “Villa Marita” if you please, called after the Rev. Mother Superior, (who takes Marie Sylvia for a pen name…

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  • [Canadian Pacific Steamship Lines letterhead]Sept. 33R.M.S. Empress of Britain.Wednesday afternoon. Dear 334, Here we are only a few hours now from land and everyone lacking baggage labels & trains as they always do on the last day. This is…

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  • Sept.18 Prov. QuebecNear the Sagnenay Dear Motherkins. Your telegram was handed in just as we weighed anchor. The cheering reference to the mustard plasters gave our good-bye just that happy “domestic” touch. E. sent a box of…

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  • 2 Golder’s Court.Woodstock RdGolder’s Green. N.W.II. London. Oct. 18. Dear Everybody, The “Empress” is due to-night and I expect there will be letters from you to-morrow but I find that mine have to be posted to night…

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