Fonds - Ruth Noonan Wright fonds

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Ruth Noonan Wright fonds

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  • 1932-02-01 - 2017-01-19 (Creation)
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    Wright, Ruth Noonan

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1 scrapbook : 30.5 x 31 x 4.5 cm; b&w, col. photographs. Includes handwritten text and hand-drawn images by Noonan Wright.

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(February 1, 1932 - January 19, 2017)

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Ruth Noonan Wright was born in Halifax on February 1, 1932 as Ruth Noonan. Noonan Wright and her sisters attended Mount Saint Vincent Academy, a girls educational academy run by the Sisters of Charity, a Catholic denomination of nuns. The Academy was non-denominational, but while attending the school, Noonan Wright (born into a Protestant family), adopted the Catholic faith. After graduating from the Academy in 1953 she took steps toward becoming a religious sister but stopped short of taking vows; she remained involved in the Catholic Church until the end of her life.

Noonan Wright returned to Mount Saint Vincent University in 1972 to study Home Economics. She graduated in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics and went on to teach Home Economics in local schools, including Halifax West and Bloomfield. She was also an artist who sold her work at the Nova Scotia Art Gallery. Noonan Wright died on January 19, 2017.

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This fonds contains a scrapbook created by Ruth Noonan Wright. The scrapbook documents Wright's time as a student at Mount Saint Vincent Academy (graduated 1953) and later as a mature student at Mount Saint Vincent University (1972-1975). The scrapbook contains photographs,newspaper clippings, handwritten text detailing Wright's memories of the Mount, original pencil drawings, and ephemera of the Mount's student activities.

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      Scrapbook has been digitized and is available upon request; please contact archives@msvu.ca.

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