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Simon Fraser University Childcare Society collection (Mary Wilson collector)
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1972 - 2006 (Creation)
- Wilson, Mary
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7 cm of textual records
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Mary Wilson became a day-care activist when she enrolled as an SFU student in 1970 and tried to find day care for her daughter. She became a Board member of the Burnaby Mountain Day Care Society and served as the paid coordinator of the campus day care facility for several months between 1973 and 1974. She played a key role in mediating between the various independent day care societies and the University to create SFU's present Childcare Centre.
Scope and content
The collection consists of material kept by Mary Wilson to document the evolution of child care at SFU. Collection includes letters, minutes, reports and other documents as well as a short history of early child care at the University in which Wilson explains the importance of each document in the collection.
Immediate source of acquisition
The records were donated to the Simon Fraser University Archives by Mary Wilson in 1 accession in 2006.
The material was arranged by the archivist.
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The records are open with no restrictions.
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File lists are available.
For other material relating to childcare at SFU, see the finding aid to F-149, SFU Childcare Society.
No further accruals are expected.
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Finding aid prepared by Frances Fournier (August 2007).