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Emily Bate fonds
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Emily Bate fonds [textual record]. -- 1872.
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Born in 1856 or 1857 in England, Emily Bate was the first-born child of Mark and Sarah Ann Bate. From about age 11 to age 15, Emily attended Queen's College in Victoria. In 1873, Emily eloped with Charles Augustus Alport, a clerk in her father's office, and moved to Cape Colony, South Africa.

The diary was donated by Marjorie Marshall, who received it from her nephew Darren Marshall, great-great grandson of Mark Bate.

Fonds consists of a diary kept by Emily Bate during her time at Queen's College in Victoria.

Title based on the contents of the fonds.
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