Fonds MSS 408 (A13-129) - May Bastin Lamont fonds

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May Bastin Lamont fonds

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CA UMASC MSS 408 (A13-129)

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0.25 m of textual records

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May Bastin Lamont was born in the rural municipality of Louise, Manitoba on April 29, 1890. She received a B.A. from Manitoba College in 1910. She enrolled in the Winnipeg School of Art from 1913-1919. In 1916, her painting titled The Homestead received favourable reviews in an exhibition of Winnipeg Sketch Club members' work. She was secretary of the Sketch Club from 1917-1918. Lamont was a member of the United Empire Chapter of IODE from 1912-1950. She was also a member of the University Women's Club and of Westminster United Church. On August 8, 1922 she married Winnipeg lawyer John S. Lamont. Together they raised five children. May Bastin Lamont died June 17, 1950.

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The fonds was donated by May Bastin Lamont's granddaughter in 2013.

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The fonds consists of five series. They include IODE minutes, Holland Observer and Western Prairie newsclipping scrapbooks, IODE annual reports, IODE correspondence and newsclippings, and a postcard scrapbook.

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Created February 2014 by Lewis St. George Stubbs. Revised by N.Courrier September 2018.

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