Collection 25 - Tait family

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Tait family

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MtA 25

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4 photographs
4 postcards

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Collection contains:

Photographs: Ladies' College Drill, ca 1904; Mount Allison University Football Team, 1927; Ladies' College students on the steps of Fawcett Hall, ca 1930, photographed by E.P Smith and Son, Sackville, New Brunswick; Mount Allison students and faculty on the embankment next to the football field, with the University Residence in the background, 1928, photographed by E.P. Smith and Son, Sackville, New Brunswick.

Picture Postcards: Hall of Science and Centennial Hall, 1907, coloured and incribed with a note to Mrs. A.J. Tait from Bob; Main Gallery, Owens' Gallery, coloured; Reception Room of Mount Allison Ladies' College, 1906, inscribed with a note to Miss Mary Howie from Jessie.; Ladies' College and Lingley Hall, coloured.

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Donated by Mary Tait Fraser MacIntosh, 1987


The following were removed from the collection and added to the Archives collection:

Programs: Anniversary Exercises, Mount Allison Ladies' College, 1897; University Convocation Exercises, 1904; Commencement Exercises, Mount Allison Ladies' College, 1931; Mount Allison University Convocation, 1931; Baccalaureate Service, 1931.

Calendars: Mount Allison Ladies' College, 1893, 1897-1898, 1898-1899; Mount Allison Academy and Commercial College, 1925-1926; Mount Allison University, 1927.

Also includes a copy of the "Argosy", vol. 7, nos. 2 & 3, 1929.

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Photograph of Ladies' College students on the steps of Fawcett Hall is 25 cm x 63 cm. Photograph of Mount Allison students and faculty on the embankment next to the football field si 21 cm x 84 cm.

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