Fonds MS-2-364, SF Box 26, Folder 18; SF Box 41, Folder 12 - Margaret Ethel Mathers (MS-2-364)

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Margaret Ethel Mathers (MS-2-364)

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MS-2-364, SF Box 26, Folder 18; SF Box 41, Folder 12

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  • 1940-1942 (Creation)

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16 pages (2 folders)

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Margaret Ethel Mathers was born Maud Ethel Bligh in Halifax in 1876 to Howard and Maria Bligh. In 1899 she married Frederick Francis Mathers, who served as the 18th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia from 1940-1942. She was involved with numerous benevolent organizations, especially those aimed at improving the lives of girls and women.

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Records were accessioned by the Archives in 1979; custodial history unknown.

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Fonds comprises correspondence between Mathers and various service organizations with which she was involved.

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  • English

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Margaret Ethel Mathers fonds, MS-2-364, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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