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Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

4 cm of textual records: originals.

Scope and content

Series consists of a diary kept by Jane Ellice, wife of Edward Ellice, during her husband's service in Canada as secretary to Lord Durham. A transcript and a negative photostat copy exists. Available on microfilm reel C-4648.

Textual records
Microfilm reel C-4648
95: Open, no copying
Textual records
90: Open
90: Open
Textual records
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

The original document is kept in volume 50, which is not available to researchers. They must consult the microfilm version, or the photocopy and transcript available in volume 53.

Additional information

Received in 1928 from a descendant of the family.

Citation / reference note
The Diary was published : "The Diary of Jane Ellice", edited by Patricia Godsell, Ottawa, Oberon Press, 1975.

Availability of other formats note
A digital copy of one page of the diary is available.

Exhibitions note
Exhibition Title: Souvenirs d'Amérique: Jane Ellice 1838. Curator : Parc Archéologique de la Pointe du Buisson, Melochville, Québec; 1991.05.10-1991.10.18.
Exhibition Title: Treasured Memories: 125th Anniversary of the National Archives. Curator: Martin Tétreault, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1997.05.14-1998.01.
Exhibition Title: Treasured Memories 4. Curator: Michel Anne Crawley, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 2000.03.22-2000.12. (MG 24 A2 v. 50; July 3 1838)
Exhibition title: Rébellions 1837 to 1838 Patriotes Vs Loyaux. Curators: Pointe-à-Callière, Montreal, Quebec; 2007.11.06 - 2008.04.27.
Exhibition Title: Treasured Memories 3. Curator: Martin Tétrault, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 1998.11-1999.11.
Exhibition Title: Treasured Memories 2. Curator: Martin Tétrault, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1998.02-1998.09.