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Ann Messenger fonds
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Academic writings and correspondence

Series consists of records relating to Messenger's academic career and activities, in particular, her writings and correspondence of an academic nature. Includes material relating to the research, writing, editing, publishing, and distribution of articles and books written or edited by Messenger. Series also includes correspondence with colleagues involving collaboration or Messenger's advising on and editing of papers, articles, or other publications. Some material relates to Messenger's acceptance into graduate school, teaching position appointments, and sick leave. Records include correspondence, reviews, papers, journal, notes, proofs and typescripts, and application and appointment forms.

Academic writings and correspondence - general

Sub-series consists of records relating to Messenger's academic activities, such as article and book writing and editing; research; criticism, review, editorial and advisory work for various publications and papers; and correspondence and collaboration with colleagues. Sub-series also contains some material pertaining to Messenger's applications for graduate school and teaching positions, position appointments, and sick leave. Records include correspondence, reviews, papers, a journal, notes, and application and appointment forms.

Ann Messenger fonds

  • F-176
  • Fonds
  • 1917 - 1999

Fonds consists of records relating to the personal and academic activites of Ann Messenger. Activities, events and topics documented include Messenger's social and academic activities while attending college and university; her marriage to Bill Messenger; her career as an academic, including her experiences as a young professor at Simon Fraser University; and her academic activities, including her research, writings, and publications. Fonds also includes correspondence of Bill Messenger and his father, Edmund Messenger.

Records include correspondence; publications, papers, articles, and reviews; notes, assignments, and examinations; course outlines, lesson plans, and lecture and tutorial notes; typescripts and proofs; journals; photographs and postcards; applications and appointment forms; and a text book.

Messenger, Ann

Correspondence from friends

Sub-series consists of correspondence received by Messenger from friends, including friends that Messenger met while attending university and at work.

Correspondence with parents

Sub-series consists of Ann Messenger's correspondence with her parents, Raymond and Lillian Parshall. Correspondence includes letters written to her parents while she was studying at Oberlin College, Oxford University, and Cornell University. Correspondence also includes letters written while Messenger was working at Princeton University and after her marriage to Bill Messenger, while living in Philadelphia, California, and Vancouver, British Columbia. Includes details of Messenger's daily activities, including social and academic activities, her experiences as a young woman in the 1950s and 1960s, travels in Europe, and the general culture of the time. Vancouver correspondence refers to Ann and Bill's experiences as young professors at the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. Sub-series also includes letters written to Ann, and Bill, by her parents between 1957 and 1974.

"Dinarbas" correspondence

Sub-series consists of correspondence relating to Messenger's efforts to have a new edition of Ellis Cornelia Knight's "Dinarbas" published. Includes correspondence relating to her role as editor, the book's publication, and sales of the book.

Edmund E. Messenger correspondence

Series consists of correspondence of Ann Messenger's father-in-law, Edmund (Ed) Messenger. Includes correspondence to his family and a journal written during his military service in World War One. Activities, events and topics documented include his military work and Radio Operator training; life on board ship; his travels; his view of war events; his trial and acquittal for disregarding military censorship protocol; celebrations at the end of the war; the burning and sinking of the USS Pennsylvania; as well as his military service after the war and his father's efforts on his behalf to have him discharged after the war. Includes postcards collected during his service, and photographs of Ed, fellow service men, and places that he travelled to during his service. Later correspondence includes a letter to his mother in 1951 concerning his son Bill's activities, correspondence to Bill in the 1950s, and correspondence to Bill and Ann in the 1960s, relating mainly to his activities and those of family friends. Although a few early letters include accounts of his wife Tess and her activities, the majority of this correspondence dates from after her death in January 1964.

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