Fonds MS88 - Edith Marjorie “Madge" Smith fonds

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Edith Marjorie “Madge" Smith fonds

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  • 1960 - 1973 (Creation)
    Smith, Edith Marjorie “Madge"

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2.4 meters of textual records
1276 photographs

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Madge Smith (1898 – 1974) was born in England. Her family emigrated to Canada and Madge settled in Fredericton, working at Harvey Studios and then opening an art shop at 610 Queen Street. Beginning in the late 1930’s she photographed many events in Fredericton and also turned her attention to the St. John River Valley, Miramichi, and the Fundy coast.

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Fonds consists of material related to Edith Marjorie “Madge" Smith including photographs and textual material.

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This collection was donated from several sources starting in May 1967 by Mrs. Morrill, August 1969 by Madge Smith, July 1985 by Paul Bourque and Madge Smith between in 1972 and 1973.


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Provincial Archives New Brunswick

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MC300 York-Sunbury Historical Society Collection

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Associated materials can be found at University of New Brunswick Library and Library & Archives Canada. The Fredericton Region Museum has a collection of hooked rugs (1969.18.9a-f) and baskets (1969.N.18.2 and 1969.N.18.12a-c) donated by Madge Smith as well as other assorted artefacts (1972.18 and 1973.8). 11 Coloured Photos of Pegi Nicol McLeod rug designs from the National Film Board (1969.N.18.8a-k), photograph of rug (1973.8.3) and 28 photographs (1973.8.4 a-cz).

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