Fonds ID707 - Alice L. Fairweather

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Alice L. Fairweather

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CA MNBM ID707

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  • 1889-1945 (Creation)
    Creator
    Fairweather, Alice L.

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90 cm of textual records

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(1880-1956)

Biographical history

Alice L. Fairweather was born in Rothesay, New Brunswick, in 1880, the daughter of Charles Henry Fairweather and Lucille Hall. In the early years of her business life, Alice conducted a kindergarten. She was editor of the women's page and reporter for the "Saint John Standard" and correspondent for 36 years for "Canadian Motion Picture Digest". During that period, she was a member of the New Brunswick Board of Motion Pictures Censors and secretary of the Maritime Film Board of Trade.

Alice was active in several societies, clubs and organizations including the Canadian Women's Press Club, Eclectic Reading Club, Young Women's Patriotic Association, Saint John Council of Women, New Brunswick Historical Society, New Brunswick Loyalists' Society, New Brunswick I.O.D.E.(Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire), Saint John Hospitality Centre, and the New Brunswick Board of Motion Picture Censors. She died in 1956.

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"Saint John Evening Times-Globe", October 22, 1956

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Scope and content

This collection consists of correspondence, minute books, memberships, newspaper clippings, and ephemera about 4 societies with which Fairweather was involved: Young Women's Patriotic Association, 1916-1917; Canadian Women's Press Club, 1916-1934; New Brunswick Loyalists' Society, 1889-1940, including copies of the muster rolls of the New Jersey Volunteers in the American Revolution; and Saint John Hospitality Centre, 1941-1945.

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Records were donated by Alice Fairweather in April 1949.

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  • English

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