Fonds F2311 - Grace Gough fonds

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Grace Gough fonds


  • Copied 1980 (originally created 1917-1980) (Creation)

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0.5 cm of textual records. -- 16 photographs. -- 2 audio cassettes

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Grace Gibson, 1896-1989, was born in London, England and in 1917 married a Canadian soldier, Donald Neil McLeod, ?-1917. She moved to Alberta in 1918 and married William Henry Gough, ?-1977. She organized two groups of wives of veterans: Remembrance Association / Silver Cross Women, Calgary Chapter, and Wives and Widows of 1914-1918 Veterans Association. She was also active in the 50th battalion ladies auxiliary, the Legion and the Army and Navy League. She and her husband had three children, C. James, ?-1941, Ernest Albert, 1925-2004, and Vera (Gelinas).

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The fonds consists of correspondence and newsclippings regarding veterans groups (1960-1980); an interview with Grace Gough about her life and activities (October 24, 1980); and photographs of the Gough family, Army and Navy Club, Legion ladies national bowling team, visit of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, and Calgary women's organizations (1917-1960).

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      The material is in English.

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      The originals are held by Grace Gough.

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      Friday, February 13, 2015




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