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Louise McKinney, MLA, 1917
Louise McKinney, MLA, 1917

Louise Crummy McKinney fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Scanned Document Personal papers. -- 1895-2001
Series 2 Photographs. -- [ca. 1895]-1964


Series 1 Personal papers. -- 1895-2001
M-8138-1 Correspondence of Louise McKinney. -- 1895, 1922 and n.d. -- Consists of letters to her sister-in-law Jennie, one of which describes McKinney's wedding; letter to her mother; and a letter from "A Travelling Salesman".

Louise C. McKinney's writings. -- 1918-1919. -- Consists of material related to the Non-Partisan League, Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU); and women's rights. Includes the following:

"Prohibition", article, ca. 1918
"The Farmers' Opportunity", speech, 1919
"Where are Canadian Women Going - Back to their Homes or Continue in Business Life?", incomplete article, 1919

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M-8138-3 Sympathy letters written to James McKinney on his wife's death. -- 1931
M-8138-4 Dr. J. Willard McKinney's correspondence regarding his mother Louise C. McKinney. -- 1938-1967

Programs and memorabilia. -- 1895-1964. -- Consists of the following:

Program of the 6th annual convention of the WCTU of North Dakota, 1895
Pamphlet re Frances E. Willard, ca. 1898
Program for inauguration of Reverend Eber Crummy as principal of Wesley College, 1915
Souvenir folder re Mrs. McKinney, 1964

M-8138-6 Legal Status of Women in Canada, by Henrietta Muir Edwards. -- 1924
M-8138-7 Newspaper clippings re Louise McKinney's career. -- 1921-1947
M-8138-8 Newspaper clippings, primarily re the Persons Case. -- 1964-1988
M-8138-9 Extracts from published works about McKinney. -- 1930, 1945
M-4069 Memorial. -- 1931-1965. -- 12 pages. -- Consists of Dr. H. Dobson's tribute address re Louise McKinney, given at a memorial service in Edmonton; and newspaper clippings about the erection of a memorial plaque.
M-8138-10 Lecture and paper by descendants. -- 1999-2001. -- Consists of article about the 70th anniversary of the Persons Case by Kendal J. McKinney (1999); and lecture notes by Marjorie E. Mckinney (2001).
M-8183-11 Louise McKinney's copy of the book Women in Canada. -- 1930. -- Her entry is on page 156.
Series 2 Photographs. -- [ca. 1895]-1964. -- 219 photographs

Some of these photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-722 Plaque erected in honour of Louise McKinney at Frankville. -- 1964. -- 1 photograph
PA-3248 Louise McKinney family photographs. -- [ca. 1895-1931]. -- 36 photographs. -- Note: The second and third files consist of copies of family photos provided by son Norman McKinney. Glenbow does not own the originals of these.

Matted photographs. -- [ca. 1903-1929]. -- 5 photographs. -- Consists of the following:

Dominion WCTU, First Baptist Church, Red Deer, 1903
Alberta MLAs, including McKinney, 1921. See ND-3-971 for original negative.
Last Alberta Methodist conference before creation of United Church, pre-1925
James and Louise McKinney portraits, ca. 1929
Dr. Eber Crummy, brother of Louise McKinney, n.d.

PD-272-1 McKinney family snapshots. -- [ca. 1930s-1940s]. -- 1 photograph album (181 photographs). -- Many have notes attached identifiying family members.
PD-272-2 Souvenir album of Byron Harmon views: "Rocky Mountains of Canada". -- 1915. -- 23 photographs. -- Annotated on first page: "Merry Xmas & Happy New Year, Aunt Jennie, Dec 1936".

Methodist / United Church panoramas. -- 1922, 1925. -- 2 photographs. -- Consists of the following:

Methodist General Conference, Toronto, October 1922
United Church of Canada, administration of holy communion to unite the churches, Toronto, June 14, 1925

NA-825 Portrait of Mrs. McKinney. -- [ca. 1925-1929]. -- 1 photograph
NA-5395 Louise McKinney, family, WCTU group, Methodist group. -- [ca. 1895-1931]. -- 6 photographs. -- Consists of copy negatives made for prints listed above.

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