Elsie Gregory MacGill fonds Help

Fonds F 4526

Elsie Gregory MacGill fonds

About these records

Elsie Gregory MacGill fonds
Dates of Creation
1888, 1938-1947, 1963-2000
Physical Description

5 centimetres of textual records

14 photographs : black and white prints

3 volumes of textual records

1 artifact : medal

Scope and Content

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.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

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.

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MacGill, Elsie Gregory, 1905-1980

Restrictions on Access
There are no restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright has been transferred to the Archives of Ontario. Fonds also contains material owned by various other copyright owners. To find out more about the copyright status of the particular material you wish to use, consult a Reference Archivist. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use any of this material other than for research and private study, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Records were donated to the Archives of Ontario by Ann Soulsby, of Toronto, in June of 2007.
Associated Material

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.

Related Material

Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club, Archives of Ontario F 2085.

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Records series that make up this fonds

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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