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The Resource First person : a biography of Cairine Wilson, Canada's first woman Senator, Valerie Knowles

First person : a biography of Cairine Wilson, Canada's first woman Senator, Valerie Knowles

Label
First person : a biography of Cairine Wilson, Canada's first woman Senator
Title
First person
Title remainder
a biography of Cairine Wilson, Canada's first woman Senator
Statement of responsibility
Valerie Knowles
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cairine Wilson, Canada's first female senator, was one of nine children raised in an atmosphere of rugged Scots liberalism and strict presbyterianism by affluent Montreal parents in the late nineteenth century. She displayed an interest in politics early in life and through her father's position in the Senate, was befriended by many notable politicians of the period, including Sir Wilfrid Laurier, an experience that left a permanent mark on her. Her appointment to the Senate in 1930 was a historic and controversial event, and launched a political career rife with passion, commitment, and refor
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CaOOP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Knowles, Valerie
Dewey number
328.71/092/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
F1034.W54
LC item number
K64 1988eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilson, Cairine Reay Mackay
  • Canada
  • Women legislators
  • Women philanthropists
  • Canada
  • Canada
  • Wilson, Cairine
  • Canada
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Politics and government
  • Women legislators
  • Women philanthropists
  • Canada
  • Biografie
Label
First person : a biography of Cairine Wilson, Canada's first woman Senator, Valerie Knowles
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-298) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1 A Celebration; Chapter 2 The Mackays; Chapter 3 Youth and Marriage; Chapter 4 To the Red Chamber; Chapter 5 The Senator At Work; Chapter 6 Chatelaine of the Manor House and Clibrig; Chapter 7 Go in Peace to Love and Serve the Lord; Chapter 8 Citizen of the World; Chapter 9 Mother of the Refugees; Chapter 10 Sir Herbert Emerson's Representative; Chapter 11 Old and New Challenges; Chapter 12 The Twilight Years; Notes; List of Illustrations; Sources; Index
Control code
244769142
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (304 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781550020298
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f5794772-70b4-4fac-8e8c-51c1c7045aae
Publisher number
410409
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244769142
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
First person : a biography of Cairine Wilson, Canada's first woman Senator, Valerie Knowles
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-298) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1 A Celebration; Chapter 2 The Mackays; Chapter 3 Youth and Marriage; Chapter 4 To the Red Chamber; Chapter 5 The Senator At Work; Chapter 6 Chatelaine of the Manor House and Clibrig; Chapter 7 Go in Peace to Love and Serve the Lord; Chapter 8 Citizen of the World; Chapter 9 Mother of the Refugees; Chapter 10 Sir Herbert Emerson's Representative; Chapter 11 Old and New Challenges; Chapter 12 The Twilight Years; Notes; List of Illustrations; Sources; Index
Control code
244769142
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (304 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781550020298
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f5794772-70b4-4fac-8e8c-51c1c7045aae
Publisher number
410409
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244769142
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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