Nova Scotia Archives

Aileen Meagher

Olympic Medallist and 'Canada's Flying Schoolmarm'

Aileen Meagher opening birthday presents


A friend said Aileen Meagher hosted birthday parties at her residence on Seymour Street. She set on the floor and opened her presents amid wrapping papers, with her dog and cat usually nearby. As her guests left, Aileen presented each one with a recent painting, drawing or collage.

Date: 1982

Reference no.: Aileen Meagher Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 2999 no. 2 p. 277 /  microfilm no.: 9490