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Marjorie McLean Oliver fonds
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- Oliver, Marjorie McLean
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6 cm of textual records
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Miss Marjorie McLean Oliver was born 8 October 1909 and lived in Bobcaygeon, Ontario. Her parents were James McLean Oliver and Margaret Chase. Oliver attended the Normal School in Peterborough and received her BA from Queen's University. She became a school teacher and taught in Whitby and Peterborough. In October 1998, Oliver donated the Bobcaygeon property which her family had operated as a tourist resort, to Trent University in memory of her father, James McLean Oliver. This 270-acre property is now known as the James McLean Oliver Ecological Centre. Marjorie McLean Oliver died 28 November 2003.
This fonds was created by and in the custody of Marjorie McLean Oliver before it was donated to Trent University Archives, via Sheena Symington.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of a bound original assessment roll for Harvey Township for 1927, a photograph of Marjorie McLean Oliver (ca. 1919), two account books of the tourist camp which the Olivers operated (1926-1947; 1951-1970), a cemetery deed from Verulam Cemetery Company (1880), tax bills (1907-1968), and assessment notices (1891-1960). Also included are two land documents (1927; 1938) of the property donated to Trent University in 1998 by Marjorie McLean Oliver in memory of her father, James McLean Oliver.
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This fonds was donated by Marjorie McLean Oliver.
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Additions to this fonds include: 01-016 and 04-002
The Harvey Township assessment roll is located in the Large Materials Cabinet - Drawer 40.