Fonds consists of class notes prepared by Edith McMillan while studying home economics at the Mount Allison Institutions. The contents of the notes document classes in household management, interior decoration, colour theory, block printing, china painting as well as costume and design. It is accompanied by a promotional item about the Mount Allison Institutions.
File / item list
- Notes compiled by Edith McMillan while a student in the Bachelor of Science in Home Economics program. – 1925. – 3 folders of textual records. – 1 object : board, metal ; 28 x 23 x 3 cm
Note: The class notes have been removed from the original binders and placed in separate files. One of the binders with an affixed ink on paper drawing, possibly executed by Edith, has been retained and is located with the files.
1.1. Class notes on household management. – [between 1922 and 1927]. – 1 folder of textual records
The contents of the file discuss general principals of home construction and decorating.
1.2. Class notes on interior decoration. – [between 1922 and 1927]. – 1 folder of textual records
File includes an undated test in interior decorating.
1.3. Class notes relating to color theory, block printing, china painting as well as costume and design. – 1925. – 1 folder of textual records
File includes a test for costume design dated 12 December 1925. There are a number of drawings and renderings in this file.
1.4. Two-ring binder featuring an affixed ink on paper drawing on the cover. – [ca. 1925]. – 1 object : board, metal ; 28 x 23 x 3 cm
- The ins and outs of Mount Allison. – [191-?]. – Sackville, New Brunswick : The Tribune Press. – 1 volume of textual records and graphic materials
Item is a promotional item for the Mount Allison Institutions. It features from unique images including “A bird’s eye view of Sackville showing the Tantramar River,” poetry and information about the history and development of Mount Allison.