Fonds - Elizabeth E. Minnitt Fonds 1892-1963

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Elizabeth E. Minnitt Fonds 1892-1963

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  • 1919-1968 (Creation)
    Elizabeth E. L. Minnitt 1892-1963 Fonds

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20 cm of textual records.
20 photographs

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(Elizabeth E. Lowthian Minnitt January 31,1892- May 14, 1968...)

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Elizabeth Eleanor Lowthian Minnitt was the daughter of Eleanor Ann Brown Lowthian and Valentine Lowthian. Eleanor Ann Brown married Valentine Lowthian from West Delaware, Caradoc Township, . Elizabeth, known as "Bessie", was born January 31, 1892 in West Delaware, Cardoc Township. Delaware, Bessie married her husband, Eric Minnitt, on October 27, 1917 in Christ Church, Delaware, Ontario. Eric ArthurMinnitt was born on December 5, 1890 in Streatham, Surrey, england. He immigrated to Canada in 1912 and worked as a Banker in Caradoc Township Eric Minnitt died on June 9, 1956. Bessie and Eric are buried in Oakland Cemetery Delaware.

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These records were donated by a non-family member.

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The records consists of several series. One series is correspondence to E. Ann Lowthian from Marjorie Blosdale. The majority of correspondence is to Bessie from different cousins and friends. There is also a series of Greeting Cards for Christmas, Easter, and other occasions. Of special interest are the programmes of The Mozart Music Club which operated for eighteen years. There are also several copies of the programme "Suzanne" written by Eric Minnitt. Another series is from the University of Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music which features invitation cards to Bessie for various student recitals. Other series include family photographs or negatives (not identified) and newspaper clippings.

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The records are in good to excellent condition.

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