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Lower Freetown School minutes

According to the Lower Freetown Women’s Institute’s “A History of Lower Freetown,” the Freetown School was first mentioned in the records of the Department of Education for 1848. The first school was on the south side of the Freetown Road, and th...

Social activism

This series consist of articles, presentations, clippings, research material, notes, correspondence, and other material relating to a variety of social and environmental issues, including cosmetic pesticides, environmental health, land use, and wa...

Diaries and personal papers

This series consists of diaries and personal papers belonging to Katherine Dewar. The series has been divided into two subseries: diaries and personal papers.

Macphail materials

This series consists of various materials regarding Sir Andrew Macphail and the Macphail Homestead organization, of which Katherine Dewar was a founding member. Materials include recordings of interviews with individuals who knew Sir Andrew, a man...

New Perth organizations

This series contains essays regarding the history of the New Perth Hall and the minute book of temperance organizations Lily Lodge No 77 British Templars (1871-1880) and Phoenix Lodge (1880-1881) of New Perth.

Miriam Mae Profitt Dewar materials

Miriam Mae Profitt Dewar (1910-1992) fulfilled many roles during her life, including: wife of Robert Dewar, mother of Diane and Katherine, Canadian Girls in Training leader, Red Cross volunteer, Division and Provincial Commissioner of the Girl Gui...

Dr. George Dewar materials

Dr. George Dewar (1915-2003) was a prominent physician and politician who was active in western Prince Edward Island during the last half of the 20th century. This series is comprised of materials which belonged to Dr. Dewar (given to Katherine by...

Genealogical research material

This series consists of genealogical research materials (notes, family charts, copies of family documents, correspondence, photographs and original material) compiled or collected by Katherine Dewar during the course of her research of the Dewars ...

Photographs

This series consists of approximately 583 photographs, including originals, copy prints, and digital scans printed to paper. The series includes photos of Dewars and related families, scenic views, buildings, furniture made by Island builders, Mac...

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