Fonds red-3089 - Agnes Comfort fonds

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Agnes Comfort fonds

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RED red-3089

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  • 1918-1986 (Creation)
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    Comfort, Agnes

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3 m of textual records. -- ca. 5 photographs. -- 9 audio reels

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Agnes Mary Comfort was born in 1902. Her family moved to Red Deer, Alberta in 1906. She attended the University of Alberta, became a teacher, and joined the faculty of the Canadian Nazarene College, Red Deer, in 1932. She taught school there until the College moved to Winnipeg in 1961. She then taught at local schools until her retirement in 1967.

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The fonds consists of personal papers of Agnes Comfort, including correspondence, scrapbooks and newspaper clippings; records of her teaching career including lesson plans, textbooks, examination papers pertaining to the Canadian Nazarene College and River Glen School; and records relating to personal interests such as the Canadian Women's Christian Temperance Union, women's institutes, and the Church of the Nazarene. Includes records of her father, John H. Comfort, and her sister, Mary Reist.

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  • The material is in English.

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See also Women's Christian Temperance Union, Red Deer Branch fonds (MG 76)

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Record No. MG 45<br><br>

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