Suitable For The Wilds

Suitable For The Wilds

Letters From Northern Alberta, 1929-1931

Book - 1995
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The letters of Dr. Mary Percy, who at the age of 25 left home in Birmingham to take on responsibilities as a doctor, dentist, public health officer, and coroner in the Peace River area of Northern Alberta, ministering to the Metis and Native people, as well as to increasing numbers of immigrant families. The introduction by editor McGinnis provides a detailed discussion of Percy's life and an assessment of the value of her letters in terms of the historiography of women, of medicine, and of the North. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: Toronto : 1995 University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802005823
Branch Call Number: ANF 971.187
Characteristics: 264 p
Additional Contributors: McGinnis, Janice Dickin


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