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MSS SC 125

Title: Jennie Maude Little fonds

Dates: 1927-1949

Extent: 10 cm of textual records

Biographical Sketch: Jennie Maude Miles was born 10 Feb 1866 in Perth, Maine. She was educated in Boston, Massachusetts from the age of twelve until she received her degree in music. In 1884, she came to Treherne, Manitoba to teach music. In 1885, she married Nathan Little, a druggist and a musician from Cypress River, a town just west of Treherne. Soon after, they moved to Fork River, Manitoba (located about 40 km north of Dauphin) where Nathan became the postmaster. When Nathan died in 1920, Jennie moved in with her daughter and son-on-law, Grace and Edwin Cameron, who lived on a farm near Neepawa, Manitoba. Jennie died on 11 Nov 1955.

Custodial History: The fonds was donated to Archives & Special Collections in 1996 by Charlie Cameron.

1998 Accession (A.98-17) was donated to U of M Archives and Special Collections by Mabel McDonald on 7 Apr 1998.

Scope and Content: The fonds consists of a copy of the family tree, a brief history of Jennie's life, and diaries detailing aspects of life on the family farm.

Source of Supplied Title: Title based on provenance of fonds.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Finding Aid: Printed finding aids are available.