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Margaret Phillips fonds Series
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Social Policy and Activism

Records, documents, and correspondence relating to Margaret Phillips's work on social policy and rights in Thunder Bay and internationally. Includes her work with Lakehead Social Planning Council, Northern Ontario Women's Decade Council, Thunder Bay Literacy Group, and more. Much of her focus is on women's rights and issues affecting women in Northwestern Ontario and worldwide.


Through her involvement with the Northern Woman's Bookstore and writing groups, Margaret wrote and edited poetry, short stories, and memoirs. This series includes some of her more polished works, as well as drafts and notes.


Records of Margaret Phillips's early career as Municipal Director of Recreation in several communities, and her involvement with the Society of Directors of Municipal Recreation in Ontario, Northwestern Ontario Directors of Recreation Association/Northwestern Ontario Professional Recreation Society, and other organizations.