Fonds - Ida Haggan fonds

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Ida Haggan fonds

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  • 1911-1975 (Creation)

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73 cm of textual records and graphic material

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Ida Haggan was a local historian and genealogist who compiled histories of the pioneering families of Bayham Township in the County of Elgin, including the Edison, McConnell, McDermand, Haines, Weaver, Northrup, Chute, Lyons, Haggan, Hankinson, Shook, and Saxton families. Following her death in 1975, Ida Haggan's working papers were edited by Karen Bailey and published in six volumes by the Elgin County Library, entitled "The Haggan Papers: Genealogies, Parts 1, 2 , and 3" and "The Haggan Papers: Occasional Papers, Parts 4a, 4b and 4c".

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The primary subject of Ida Haggan's work was compiling the histories of the pioneering families of Bayham Township, including the Edisons, McConnells, McDermands, Haines, Weavers, Northrups, Chutes, Lyons, Haggans, Hankinsons, Shooks, and Saxtons. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Correspondence Genealogical Research Local History Research Personal Records Photographs Publications

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