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Acknowledgements and Sources

This online exhibit is based in part on a web exhibit created by Janice Welch and Guinevere Pura for Canada's Digital Collections program, Industry Canada.

The textual background material is based on a presentation written by Carolyn Gray for the Archives of Ontario.

The English quotations were read by Peggy Mooney and the French quotations were read by Marie-Joseé Lévesque.


Bassett, John M. The Canadians: Elizabeth Simcoe First Lady of Upper Canada. Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd.: Don Mills, 1974.

Frayer, Mary Beacock. Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe 1796-1850: A Biography. Duncan Press: Toronto, 1989.

Garrod, Stan et al. Canada: A Growth of a Nation. Fitzhenry & Whiteside: Markham, 1989.

Heritage of Canada: Our Storied Past and Where to Find It. Reader's Digest Association: Montreal, 1978.

Image of Canada. Information Canada. Ottawa: 1972.

Innis, Mary Quayle. Mrs. Simcoe's Diary. St. Martin's Press: New York, 1965.

Lunn, Janet, Christopher Moore. The Story of Canada. Lester Publishing & Key Porter Books Limited: Toronto, 1992.

Robertson, J. Ross. The Diary of Elizabeth Simcoe. The Ontario Publishing Company Limited: Toronto, 1934.


Cook, Ramsay. The Dictionary of Canadian Biography. University of Toronto: 2000.