Fonds F3280 - Janet MacGillivray fonds

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Janet MacGillivray fonds

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CA ON00340 F3280

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  • 1922 (Creation)
    MacGillivray, Janet, fl. 1897-1937

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2 cm of textual records

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(fl. 1897-1937)

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Mrs. Janet MacGillivray (fl. 1897-1937) was an administrator in the Women's Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. She edited The Foreign Missionary Tidings, 1897-1914; and The Missionary Messenger, 1914-1919. She served as President of the Presbyterian Church in Canada Women's Missionary Society, 1920-1925; and of the United Church Woman's Missionary Society, 1926-1930. She visited the home mission fields in Western Canada in 1922 which were delivering services to new Canadians, and foreign mission fields in the Orient in 1929. She retired from WMS work in 1937.

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Fonds consists of diary of visit to missions in Western Canada, including medical missions and missions to Scandinavian Canadians, French Canadians and Ukrainian Canadians.

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