- 1922-1988 (Creation)
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13 cm of textual records
Name of creator
Marguerite Joyce Jeffrey Finlay Mudge was born on 18 April 1906, likely in Niagara Falls, Ontario, to Francis Jeffrey Finlay and Elizabeth Forsyth. Mudge attended Stamford High School before entering Trinity College where she obtained a BA in 1928. After graduation, she worked at the University of Toronto, British Overseas Children, the office of Judge Edra Ferguson, Canadian Executive Services Overseas, and the Royal Canadian Institute.
Marguerite Joyce Jeffrey Finlay married Gordon Meade Mudge on 3 July 1937. Gordon Mudge was born on 1 January 1906 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Arthur Langley Mudge and Kathleen Sophia Meade. Gordon Mudge entered Trinity College in 1924 and graduated with a BA in 1927. Gordon Mudge served as secretary-treasurer of the Royal Conservatory from 1956 until his death.
Joyce and Gordon Mudge had 3 children: Jeffrey, Graham, and Ramsey. Gordon Meade Mudge died on 8 June 1963 in Montreal and M. Joyce Mudge died on 18 October 2003 in Toronto.
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Material accrued in three accessions from M. Joyce Mudge.
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Scope and content
The fonds contains correspondence, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and other items relating mainly to Convocation. The fonds further consists of ephemera and printed material relating to Trinity College collected by both M. Joyce Mudge and Gordon M. Mudge. The fonds contains three black and white photographs.
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A copy of the Trinity College Yearbook for 1924 was also received and is stored elsewhere in the archives.
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