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.

  • 2 Golders etc. Nov. 29 My Dear family, Just got your jolly letters (Ruth’s & Mothers) written on the 20th. Only 9 days pretty good, Eh what? Think it must be Mother’s frivolous spirit that made the letter so light, it just…

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  • Jan/34 Dear Rufus. Under separate cover am sending you some silk for a “frock.” Hope you like it. We all thought it very “chick” and you will see what a beautiful quality it is. Originally about 3.00 per yard even here,…

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  • Feb. 6/34. Dear Rufus, Regular spring day. Sun shining chick-a-dees singing & the old gardener out digging in the garden to coax things along. We seem to have had your sunshine this year but Eng. sunshine has a special quality all its…

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  • [Letterhead from Adelphi Hotel, St. Leonards-on-Sea] Monday May 14,’34 Dearest Rufus, This is the last week of our stay at the seaside. We go back on Sat. to London. The time has gone very quickly and I would have liked to stay longer but…

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  • London NW2EnglandMay 6/35 Dear Mother, Have just been listening to the Kings speech & imagined I could see you listening to your own wireless. London has been terribly excited for days. We know of it chiefly through the wireless & news…

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  • [Handwritten] To M.B. from A. B. Buckley[Remainder typed]2020 Barclay St.Vancouver May 18/35 Darling: B Your darling letter dated (May 29/June 1) in your own hand and mailed May 1 and reaching me May 18 just to hand and must reply at once,…

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  • [Letterhead]Department of the InteriorNational Parks of CanadaOttawa 2nd December, 1935. [Handwritten across the top] To M.B.W. re Grew Owl’s visit to EnglandMy dear M.B., To say I am disgusted with the Lovat Dickson outfit is…

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  • [Letterhead] Department of the InteriorNational Parks of CanadaOttawa 4th January, 1936. My dear M.B., I had a letter from Grey Owl recently in which he was asking for an extension of time as he does not want to leave England until about the…

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  • Ottawa, March 5th /36 Dear Miss. Williams, I was delighted to receive your letter, as I have often thought of writing to you but renounced the idea as I did not have your address. You speak of Egalee. It is a strange coincidence that I…

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  • [Letterhead] Department of the InteriorNational Parks of CanadaOttawa 20th March, 1936. My dear M.B., I suppose you are thinking I am never going to answer your letter but since receiving it I have had a strenuous time with our friend, Grey…

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