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Accession Number: 99-1008


Margaret Van Every collection. Additions. -- 1923-1993. -- 1 folder of textual records. -- 70 photographs. -- artifacts.

Biography / History

Margaret Van Every is the daughter of Janet and Alan Van Every. Her aunt, Molly Gibson, was a friend of Mary Northway's. Janet Van Every, Molly Gibson, and Mary Northway, were all campers at Glen Bernard Camp. Molly Gibson and Mary Northway were associated with the Brora Centre.

Custodial History

This collection was in the custody of Margaret Van Every before it was donated to Trent University Archives in August 1999.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a Glen Bernard Camp songbook, a large portrait of "Chief" Taylor Statten, press clippings from Canadian Camping, a Camp Ahmek certificate dated 1923, 70 photographs, and 3 postcards. Also included are the following artificts: a Glen Bernard trophy engraved for Janet Gibson, 1923, Camp Ahmek counsellor's medal, 1924, a leather Camp Ahmek "Third" badge, 1923, and a plaque inscribed "2nd Stollery and Van Every", undated.


Title based on the donor of the collection.

This collection was donated by Margaret Van Every.

Restrictions: N

This collection is an addition to 97-1032.

For related records see: Ontario Camping Association fonds

The artifacts are stored in the University vault.

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