Fonds F2339 - Mary Stedman fonds

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CA ON00335 F2339

Title

Mary Stedman fonds

Date(s)

  • 1935-1944 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

1 artefact
1 file of textual records
25 photographs

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Name of creator

(1922-2014)

Biographical history

Mary Beatrice Stedman was one of four daughters of Brantford businessman Samuel Stedman and Jessie Stedman. Samuel Stedman, along with his brothers Edward and George, established Stedman’s Bookstore in 1904 and then a larger chain of Stedman Bros. department stores. Born in 1922, Mary Stedman studied English and modern languages at Trinity College, graduating in 1944. After graduation she worked at McClelland and Stewart before returning to Brantford to serve as manager of Stedman’s Bookstore from 1950 to 1974. She was a generous supporter of Trinity College throughout her life, funding student assistance programs, improvements to the Buttery dining hall, a wheelchair ramp, a state-of-the-art computer room, and improvements to the George Ignatieff Theatre. Mary Stedman died in Brantford, Ontario, on 7 November 2014.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The material was left to Mrs. Elizabeth “Betty” Tugman in Mary Stedman’s estate and donated to Trinity College in May 2015.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of essays, documents, photographs and one artefact from Mary Stedman’s time at high school and Trinity College.

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Open

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Public Domain

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mary-stedman-fonds

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  • English

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