Fonds MSS 33 - Aileen Garland fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Aileen Garland fonds

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description

Fonds

Reference code

CA UMASC MSS 33

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1968-1975 (Creation)
    Creator
    Garland, Aileen

Physical description area

Physical description

0.25 m of textual records

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

(1892-)

Biographical history

Aileen Garland was born in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba in 1892. She received her B.A. from the University of Toronto and her M.Ed. from the University of Manitoba. She also did some post-graduate work at Teachers' College, Columbia University, New York, and the University of Minnesota. Garland began her career as a teacher in Treherne, Manitoba. She moved to Minnedosa and then to Winnipeg in 1918, where she continued to teach for thirty-five years. For the last fifteen years of her career she was Principal of William Whyte School. On her retirement, in 1953, she returned to Montreal to work as a research assistant to G.R. Stevens, writer of social and industrial history. Garland wrote Canada Now and Then (1956) and Trails and Crossroads to Killarney (1967).

Custodial history

This collection was donated in 1980 by Aileen Garland. The material was compiled by Aileen Garland over the years.

Scope and content

The collection consists of several hundred research note cards with collected data on the origin and location of place names to settlements, townships, lakes, rivers, forts, islands, creeks, and other geographical sites in Manitoba.

A separate set of note cards provides English translations to many of the Indian names. Some publications on Manitoba place names are included in the collection as well as a few of the writer's own historical essays on Manitoba sites and history. The collection also includes the author's biographical essay on Arnold Brigden.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

This collection is organized into 3 series

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

There are no restrictions on access to this collection. Inquiries regarding copyright should be directed to Archives & Special Collections.

Finding aids

Associated materials

The following titles in the original donation were transferred to:

a) University Publications Collections:

Harvey, D.C., "The Centenary of Edward Whelan" (1926 "Thomas D'Arcy McGee" (1923)

Katz, Joseph, "The Teaching of Canadian History in Canada (1963)

Faculty of Education, Research Bulletin #27 (March 1964)

b) Dafoe Stacks and The Department of Archives and Special Collections (RBR) :

Card, Dorothy E. The House of Card (1970)

Dawson, Walter, The Foundation and the Man (1959)

Douglas, William "Andrew G.B. Bannatyne" (1960) "John Christian Schultz" (1959) "The Man of Northern Light Lodge" (1961) "Charles Curtis" (1958)

Dafoe, John W., "Sixty Years in Journalism" (1943)

Ferguson, George V., "The French Fact" (1963)

Bishop, Mary In Heaven's View (Hounslow, England: Davidson Cedar Press, 1958)

Stewart, David A., "Dickens the Reformer" (1933)

"Report of the J.W. Dafoe Foundation," 3rd Quinquennial Report (1956-60)

"Report of the J.W. Dafoe Foundation,"4th Quinquennial Report (1961-65)

Related materials

Accruals

No further accruals expected.

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

1984

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres