Fonds F01966 - Edna Barrett fonds

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Edna Barrett fonds

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  • 1936 - 1998 (Creation)
    Barrett, Edna Gertrude

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0.64 m of textual records

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(3 August 1922-)

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Edna Gertrude Barrett (née Van Order) was born on August 3rd, 1922. She resided in Kingston throughout her entire life. In 1947, she married Bruce Barrett, who owned a construction company. Her son, Joey, was born in 1948. She was involved in a variety of local associations and groups, including St. Margaret's Church, the Kiwanis Women's Association, the Conservative Women's Association, the U.C. Women's Group, the Kingston Historical Society, the KOPEC Committee, and she served as a volunteer at Kingston General Hospital.

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The fonds consists of the diaries of Edna Barrett, written from the age of 12 until the end of her life in 1998. The diaries describe, among other topics, fashion shows, trips taken, and real estate sales and rentals listings conducted during each year.

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