Collection 2020-033 - Correspondence of Myrtle Peck

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CA ON00156 2020-033

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Correspondence of Myrtle Peck

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  • 1909-1918 (Creation)

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7 letters

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(1894-1983)

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Myrtle Winnifred Peck was born on March 21, 1894, the daughter of James Sherwood Peck and Mary Jane Wilson. She was a member of Calvary Temple and was a public school teacher at Queen Victoria for many years followed by Prince Charles for one year and finally Queen Mary for the last five years of her career. She died on April 5, 1983.

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Letters given to the donor by the administrators of the estate of Myrtle Winnifred Peck of 267 Ann Street, Belleville (1894-1983).

  1. Letter from Reg of 94 Cedar Streetabout skating and church, 18 February 1908 (3 pages)
  2. Letter from Millie (Mildred Amelia Cobb, born Wilson, sister of Myrtle's mother, Mary Jane Wilson) of Okotoks about Christmas gifts, written between 24 January and 8 February 1909 (3 pages)
  3. Letter from Willard of East Angus, Quebec, 13 August 1916 (4 pages)
  4. Letter from Willard of 28 Wolfe Street, Sherbrooke, Quebec, 23 June 1918 (4 pages)
  5. Letter from Willard of 28 Wolfe Street, Sherbrooke, Quebec, 19 July 1918 (2 pages and envelope)
  6. Letter [from Willard] from Montreal, Quebec, 5 September 191[?] (1 card)
  7. Censored letter from Max [Maxwell] Drennan in France, in thanks for socks knitted by Myrtle, 10 October 1917 (2 pages and envelope)

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