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Kate M. Keddie fonds
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- Textual record
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CA NL0051 PL23
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1953, 1984 (Creation)
- Kate M. Keddie
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0.5cm textual records.
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Name of creator
Kate Mary (Wilson) Keddie (1887-1966) was born in Seven Islands, Quebec. She moved to Montreal as a teenager where she was employed as a stenographer then later moved to Cumberland House, Saskatchewan where she met and married Philip Keddie. She was one of three people who survived the 1918 flu epidemic that killed most of the town's inhabitants, including her husband. Following this, K.M. Keddie moved to Manitoba where she worked as a court reporter, public stenographer, and Commissioner of Oaths. In 1930, she joined the staff of the International Grenfell Association and was sent to North West River, Labrador where she worked for three years as a hostess in the hospital. Then she went to Cartwright, Labrador where she established the handicraft department of the Grenfell Mission. As Industrial Director, in charge of handicrafts she travelled the Labrador coast and kept an account of her trips. She retired in 1958 and in 1960 went to Victoria, B.C to learn oil painting. She died in Winnipeg, Manitoba on November 2nd, 1966.
Scope and content
Collection consists of a letter from K.M. Keddie to Joan Stedman in 1953 containing biographical information and memoirs; and a handwritten note by Judy McGrath in 1984.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Joan Stedman and Judy McGrath in 1984.
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Script of material
Location of originals
Original stored at THEM DAYS.
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THEM DAYS Vol 19.3; photograph collection.
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