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Title 

 

Sarah Margaret Francis fonds

 

Dates of Creation 

 

1906-1919, 1938

 

Physical Description 

 

ca. 25 cm of textual records including some sketches

 

Scope and Content 

 

Fonds consists primarily of correspondence written to Sarah Margaret "Maggie" Francis and her daughter Emily Henrietta "Etta" by her three sons who were serving in the First World War, Frederick Russell Francis, Charles Ross Francis and Herbert Winfield Francis. The letters were written from various places in Canada, England and France from 1916 to 1918.

Fonds also includes correspondence from friends and relatives during the same period, 1916 to 1918, newspaper clippings related to the First World War, some sketches, and correspondence, diaries and other items of Maggie's son Charles from 1906 to 1919 and 1938.

 

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 

 

Sarah Margaret "Maggie" Francis (1856-1937) was the daughter of Rev. John Black and Henrietta Ross Black who married Frederick H. Francis in 1874 and had nine children who survived to adulthood, including three sons who served in the First World War.

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Francis, Sarah Margaret

 

Restrictions on Access 

 

There are no restrictions on access to these records.

 

Terms For Use and Reproduction 

 

Researchers are responsible for observing copyright legislation. Permission may be required for any form of publication or exhibition where records are not in the public domain.

 

Custodial History 

 

Records were donated to the Archives of Manitoba by Edith Mary Francis, wife of Charles Ross Francis, in 1978.

 

Related Material 

 

The Archives of Manitoba also holds the Charles Ross Francis fonds (the records of Sarah's son) which also includes correspondence to Sarah Francis.

 

Former Codes 

 

MG6 D17

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