Fonds 2168 - Sparling Family fonds

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Sparling Family fonds

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.

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Fonds

Reference code

CA ON00357 2168

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  • 1929–[1933?] (Creation)

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Physical description

JPG and TIF images ; 10.6 GB (diary is only available in electronic format).
Diary is available for download (pdf, 40MB).

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Name of creator

(1909-)

Biographical history

George W. Sparling, a Victoria College graduate of 1907 and Methodist missionary had four daughters who attended Victoria College. Ruth Eleanor Sparling was born in 1909 and graduated with the Victoria College class of 3T2. Florence May Sparling was born in 1912 and attended Victoria College for the year of 1929-1930. Margaret Ethel Sparling was born in 1915 and graduated with the Victoria College class of 3T6. Dorothy Evelyn Sparling was born in 1917 and attended Victoria College for the year of 1935-1936.

Custodial history

Originally fonds had been named Olive Sparling fonds but upon investigation, it was discovered that the diary belonged to Florence Sparling and the daughters of George W. Sparling (missionary in China.). Name of fonds changed in August 2017.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of a diary describing life as a student at Victoria University, 1929–[1933?]. The diary is noted as belonging to Florence Sparling, however, it may have been written by several people [handwriting varies greatly]

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Gift

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Location of originals

The original diary was returned upon request to the donor with permission for researchers to access to the scanned copy.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Students / Alumni Personal Papers

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Added by MO: June 6, 2016
Revised by MB: Aug 28, 2017

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