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Title: Letter from Korea - L. Wadsworth to Annie Sayers
Identifier: 2004.6.105
Donor: Barbara Larson
Item Date: 1958
Image Creator: Museums of Mississauga
Creation Date: 2006
Location: Benares Historic House

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Description: This letter is part of a bundle of letters from Korea regarding charity donations Annie Sayers made beginning with 2004.6.9. The letter dated Aug. 6, 1958 is in an envelope from Korea, which may not be connected to the letter which is from Ottawa. The text gives information about the Ulsan Orphanage which Annie Sayers had requested. The letter is signed "Lilian Wadsworth" (Director - Donor Headquarters.) History: Items donated by Barbara Sayers Larson. Barbara Larson is the daughter of Annie Harris (1882-1986) and Beverly Sayers (1883-1976) and granddaughter of Arthur (1843-1932) and Mary (1859-1954) Harris. Barbara was born January 27, 1920 and was the youngest of three children. Barbara and her siblings, Geoffrey Sayers (1907-1997) and Dora Sayers Caro (1915-) donated Benares to the Ontario Heritage Foundation in 1968 after inheriting it from their aunt, Naomi Harris (1883-1968). Many of the items donated by Barbara originally belonged to her mother or Aunt Naomi and came from Benares. Barbara lived for many years in the log cabin originally given to her parents by her grandparents at 1723 Birchwood Drive. Barbara has recently moved to Kelowna, British Columbia to live with her daughter although she continues to maintain a close tie with the museum.
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