Fonds F3535 - Annie Clare McGowan fonds

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Annie Clare McGowan fonds

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CA ON00340 F3535

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  • 1934-1984 (Creation)
    McGowan, Annie Clare, 1905-2004

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39 cm of textual records
517 photographs
1 photo album

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Annie Clare McGowan (1905-2004) was a United Church missionary to China. McGowan was born September 10, 1905 in East Wawanosh, Ontario. She attended the families “McGowan School”, Blyth Continuation School and Stratford Normal School; then taught public school before entering the University of Toronto’s School of Social Work. She graduated from the University in 1933 and from 1933 to 1937, she was sent by the Board of Overseas missions to teach at The Canadian School for missionaries' children at Chengdu. Upon return from China, she taught, then worked for the Children’s Aid Society of Huron County for a number of years. McGowan died in 2004.

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Fonds consists of correspondence, 1935-1949; a scrapbook relating to West China, 1934-1943; black and white photographs of West China, 1930s; a photograph album and colour slides documenting trip on the Thomas Crosby V, 1984.

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Prepared by Laura Hallman, January, 2016

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