Fonds F 4526
5 centimetres of textual records
14 photographs : black and white prints
3 volumes of textual records
1 artifact : medal
Fonds consists primarily of certificates, photographs and printed material dealing with the professional life of Elsie MacGill, first woman aeronautical engineer.
Fonds also includes some material related to MacGill's participation in women's rights advocacy and a small number of items pertaining to MacGill's personal life.
Elizabeth Muriel Gregory MacGill, commonly known as Elsie MacGill (born Vancouver 27 March 1905; died Cambridge, Mass. 4 November 1980), was the first woman aeronautical engineer and also one of seven members of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women, undertaken in 1967 by Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson.
Click on the link(s) below for more information.MacGill, Elsie Gregory, 1905-1980
Elsie Gregory MacGill fonds, Library and Archives Canada; Canadian Aviation Museum; True Comics, "Queen of the Hurricanes: Elsie MacGill", no.8, Jan.1942, p.17-21, Chicago, Illinois; National Film Board documentary film, "Rosies of the North", 1999.
Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club, Archives of Ontario F 2085.
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|Reference Code||Series Title|
|F 4526-1||Records relating to Elsie Gregory MacGill, engineer|
|F 4526-2||Records relating to Elsie Gregory MacGill, women's rights advocate|
|F 4526-3||Elsie Gregory MacGill, personal material and newspaper clippings|