Fonds 2022-040 - Wishart-Proctor family records

Pride and Prejudice performance program Items relating to George WIshart's work at the Dominion Entomological Laboratory

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CA ON00156 2022-040

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Wishart-Proctor family records

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  • 1877-2007 (Creation)

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2m of textual and photographic records

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(1907-2011)

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Lois Wishart was a resident of Belleville, Ontario and an active volunteer in the community. She married George Wishart in Pointe-Fortune United Church on 5th June 1929 in Quebec. She was president of the Women's Study Guild in Belleville several times in the history of that organization and looked after the group's archives when it was disbanded.

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(1896-1970)

Biographical history

George Wishart was born on 18 December 1896 in Kinburn, Ontario. He studied entomology at the Ontario Agricultural College in Guelph and in 1929 he moved to Belleville, Ontario, to take up a position at the Dominion Entomological Laboratory on Dundas Street. He married Lois Keatley on 5 June 1929 and the couple had three daughters. George was active in a number of organizations and charities, including the Belleville Children's Aid Society, the Moira River Conservation Authority and the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. He served as an alderman for the City of Belleville from 1958 to 1964. He died on 23 February 1970 at the Belleville General Hospital and was buried in Arnprior, Ontario.

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Items were accumulated by George and Lois Wishart and their middle daughter, Carol.

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Materials collected from the home of Carol Wishart Proctor in May 2022.

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Materials reflecting the interests of George and Lois Wishart of Belleville, Ontario, including family photographs, Lois's notes from her nursing classes at McGill University, various publications and several files relating to the Board of the Moira River Conservation Authority, on which both George and Lois served as Chair.

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