Nova Scotia Archives

Aileen Meagher

Olympic Medallist and 'Canada's Flying Schoolmarm'


Students and Father Abraham, Saint Alphonsus Social and Agricultural Centre (SASAC), Kurseong, Darjeeling, India

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Reverse of photograph signed ''Dear Aileen: Peace! Joy! Love! Happy Birthday! Merry Xmas! Fr. Abraham'' The Jesuit mission school in Darjeeling was supported through Canadian Executive Service Overseas (CESO). Father Joseph Murray Abraham, originally from Sydney, N.S., was the headmaster. The school developed into a community college focusing on agricultural practices and techniques. Aileen visited there in 1973.

Date: 1982

Reference no.: Aileen Meagher Nova Scotia Archives 1988-221 no. 1262