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Beatrice Williscroft fonds
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- 0.4 m of textual records
- 117 photographs
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Beatrice Williscroft was born in Cumberland, B.C. She attended Victoria High School, and settled in Vancouver. She retired in 1959 from the Workmen's Compensation Board, after forty-two years of service. Active in Vancouver women's groups, she was president of the Vancouver Council of Women, 1967-1969, and president of the B.C. Tuberculosis-Christmas Seal Society, 1973-1975.
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The fonds consists of genealogical material on the Williscroft and McKenzie families; the daily journal of Christina Williscroft (1893-1894); correspondence, clippings, certificates, and other papers of Beatrice Williscroft.
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Donated by Beatrice Williscroft, August 9, 1983. Further donation by Catharine Delany, March 14, 1991.
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