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Fonds consists of
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
5 microfilm reels negative & positive.
2 photographs b&w.
1 audio disc (3 min).
Language of material
Scope and content
Fonds consists of correspondence, journals, notebook, scrapbooks; subject files, including material on the Aberdeen Association and the National Council of Women; related material; petition; pamphlet entitled: Where Dwells our Lady of the Sunshine and Haddo House Collection, microfilm reels A-823 to A-827. The Haddo House collection, 1883-1898 consists of routine correspondence and other papers relating to Lord Aberdeen's term of office as Governor General. Photographs depict Lord Aberdeen and other dignitaries attending an unidentified funeral, probably in England, 1914. The sound recording consists of a recording of Lord Aberdeen singing Will Ye No Come Back Again on a privately made record, 1929.
Conditions of access
Microfilm reel A-824
Microfilm reel A-827
Microfilm reel A-823
Microfilm reel A-825
Microfilm reel A-826
from A-823 to A-827
Photographs: No restrictions on use or reproduction. Copyright expired.
Sound recording: Restrictions on use and/or reproduction are available from the Manuscript Division.
Textual records The finding aid contains a list of correspondents in volumes 1 to 5, a shelf list for volumes 1 to 31 and a list of contents of microfilm reels. MSS0001 90 (Electronic)
Sound recording: See MISACS for item level description. (Electronic)
Creator / Provenance
Biography / Administrative history
John Campbell Hamilton Gordon, Governor General, the seventh Earl of Aberdeen and later first Marquess, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and educated at St. Andrews University and Oxford. He entered the House of Lords as a Liberal, and was Lord Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire, 1880, and Ireland, 1886, 1905-1915. He was Governor General of Canada, 18 September 1893 - 11 November 1898.
Lady Aberdeen, Ishbell Maria Gordon (1857-1939) founded the Victorian Order of Nurses, the Aberdeen Association, and was the first president of the Canadian National Council of Women.
See: Canadian Encyclopedia, 1985, p. 2; Encyclopedia Canadiana, Vol. 1, p. 34.
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1. Lady Aberdeen - Diaries, 1890-1899
2. Aberdeen Association, 1893-1905.
3. Lady Aberdeen - Notebooks, Sketchbooks, etc., 1890-1899
4. Lady Aberdeen, 1890-1939.
5. Women - Canada, 1890-1925
6. Rideau Hall (Ottawa, Ont.), 1894-1927.
7. Women's organizations - Canada, 1893-1925
8. W.J. Tapley, 1923.
9. Literature - Societies, etc., 1899-1905
10. Yacht Club of Vancouver (B.C.), 1896.
11. Speeches, addresses, etc., Canadian, 1897-1925
12. Marquis of Lansdown, 1883-1888.
13. Canada - Emigration and immigration, 1894-1927
14. Valentine Shortis, 1895-1896.
15. Immigrants - Canada, 1894-1927.
16. Associations, institutions, etc., - Canada, 1893-1925.
17. Canada - Officials and employees - Dismissal of, 1894-1927.
18. Labour - Canada, 1894-1927.
19. Missions - Manitoba, 1892-1912.
20. Missionaries - Manitoba, 1892-1923.
21. Metis - Manitoba, 1892-1923.
22. Petitions - British Columbia, 1896.
23. Manitoba School Question, [1892-1912]
24. Capital punishment - Canada, 1895-1896.
25. Separate School Question - Canada, [1892-1912]
26. Prime ministers
28. Premiers ministres
30. Hommes politiques
31. King, William Lyon Mackenzie,
32. Laurier, Wilfrid,
33. Governors general
34. Gouverneures générales
35. Canada .
36. Politique et gouvernement .
38. Politics and government.
39. National Council of Women.
Other system control no.
Related control no.
1. 1968-0032 MISA
2. 1984-210 NPC
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