Fonds MG 352 - Shirley Spafford fonds

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Shirley Spafford fonds

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MG 352

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  • 1905-2005 (Creation)

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1.5 m of textual records

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Shirley Maryanne King was born 27 May 1937 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. She attended the Convent of Sion and Prince Albert Collegiate, and took one year of classes at the University of British Columbia prior to attending the University of Saskatchewan, from which she received an honours degree in economics and political science in 1959. She and her husband, Duff Spafford, lived in London for two years while Duff attended the London School of Economics; but their home has been Saskatoon. Spafford worked as public relations officer and general manager of the Saskatoon Symphony.

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This fonds includes materials relating to the history, faculty and students of the department of economics and political studies; Spafford's work with the Symphony, heritage organizations in Saskatoon, etc; as well as materials relating to her father, Ah King, and her mother, Katie Malinowski (nee Dobrowney).

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This fonds has been organized into three series:

  1. Department of Economics and Political Science
  2. Co-op Exhibit
  3. Personal

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