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Elizabeth Buchanan fonds

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Elizabeth Buchanan

Physical Description: 

2.8 m of textual records and graphic material.

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History Biographical: 

Elizabeth ("Betty") Buchanan received her Masters and PhD from McMaster University. Her work focuses on kinship ties, community, and rural life in Northern Ontario. She lived much of her life in Dayton, Ontario - a rural farming community in Huron Shores, Township. Buchanan was involved in a number of local organizations including the Iron Bridge Historical Museum Committee. It should also be noted here that her maiden name was Sills, which is the name her thesis was published under. Within the fonds she uses both names interchangeably depending on the time period.

Scope Content: 

Fonds comprises original research conducted by Elizabeth Buchanan in the course of her thesis research for "In Search of Security: Kinship and the Farm Family on the North Shore of Lake Huron (Ontario), 1879-1939" and later academic work. Includes raw data, research notes, interview notes, photography, and other material.

Custodial History: 

Material in accession 2019-042 donated by Elizabeth Buchanan in the summer of 2019.

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