Sous-fonds 3 - Mary Quayle Innis sous-fonds

Personal Diary. -- as Mary Quayle Personal Diary. Personal Diary. -- diary and notes Personal Notes. -- observations, quotations and lists compiled during a summer in the country Personal Diary. Personal Diary. Personal Diary. Personal Diary. Personal Diary. Personal Diary. Personal Diary. Personal Diary. Personal Diary. Personal Diary.

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UTA 1412-3

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Mary Quayle Innis sous-fonds

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  • 1882-1971 (Creation)

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10 boxes of textual records and artifacts

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(1899-1972)

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Mary Quayle Innis was an economist, writer, editor, and academic administrator. She was born in St. Mary's, Ohio, on April 13, 1899. From 1915 to 1919 she attended the University of Chicago, graduating with a Ph.B. in English. There she met a young Canadian economics instructor, Harold Adams Innis. They married in 1921. After they started a family, she continued writing while at home and published a number of stories in the Canadian Forum. She also wrote An Economic History of Canada (1935), which became a standard university text. During the 1940s, she began publishing short stories (forty-five in total) in Saturday Night magazine. After her husband's death in 1952, she entered a more public life. In 1955, she became Dean of Women at University College at the University of Waterloo, where she served for nine years. During these years, Innis continued to write and publish stories and also worked as an editor. She died in 1972.

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B1979-0056/001, /006-/009

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B1991-0029/055(01)-/059(02)

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