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Grace Taylor Milne Collection
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1933-1968 (inclusive) ; 1937-1941 (predominant) (Creation)
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1.42 m of textual records, books, 134 photographs, ~319 negatives, memorabilia.
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Name of creator
Grace Elgin Taylor attended the School of Household Science at the University of Saskatchewan, and received her bachelor’s degree in 1929. She subsequently received a master’s in Home Economics. She went to Japan as a United Church missionary, remaining there from 1937 to 1941. She returned to Canada when war with Japan appeared imminent. She married Mervyn Milne 15 July 1942; they had two children, Courtney and Bonnie.
Scope and content
This collection primarily contains materials acquired by Grace Taylor during the three years she spent in Japan, just prior to the outbreak of World War II. In addition, the collection includes diaries from Grace, her husband and their daughter; and numerous family photographs.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated to the University Archives & Special Collections by Bonnie Milne Nygren in 2014.
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Files marked as restricted require vetting by the archivist before release.