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Fonds Level Description

Accession Number: 97-1032


Margaret Van Every collection. -- 1923-1982. -- 12 items. -- 2 photographs.

Biography / History

Margaret Van Every is the daughter of Janet and Alan Van Every. Her aunt, Molly Gibson, was a friend of Mary Northway's. Janet Van Every, Molly Gibson, and Mary Northway, were all campers at Glen Bernard Camp. Molly Gibson and Mary Northway were associated with the Brora Centre.

Custodial History

This collection was in the custody of Margaret Van Every before it was donated to Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of six published articles and booklets relating to Mary Northway, W.E. Blatz, the Brora Centre and child psychology. It also consists of two photographs, one of Taylor Statten at Camp Ahmek in 1929, and one of Camp Ahmek council members in 1923, with accompanying key to names. Also included is a share certificate issued to Marian Gibson by John Northway and Son, Limited, and 1982 reminiscences of Mary Northway of her days at Glen Bernard Camp.


Title based on the donor of the collection.

This collection was donated by Margaret Van Every.

Restrictions: N

For related records see: 70-003, 80-014, 80-022, 84-016, 85-008, 85-011, 86-006, 86-007, 86-009, 87-004, 90-016, 92-004, 95-004, 96-006, 97-009, and 97-1023.

A brief description of the Brora Centre is found inside the back cover of "Changes in Medicine 1930-1970", in this collection.