Manuscript Collection - Roderick Stewart Collection of Bethune

Roderick Stewart Collection of Bethune Roderick Stewart Collection of Bethune

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Roderick Stewart Collection of Bethune


  • 1927-2009 (Creation)

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Manuscript Collection

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68 boxes and items (14 metres)

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Roderick Stewart is a history teacher and writer living in Toronto. He has written two books on Norman Bethune: Bethune (1973) and The Mind of Norman Bethune (1978).

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Gift of Roderick Stewart

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Contains extensive research, drafts and notes for work on Dr. Norman Bethune, as well as prints and photographs of Norman Bethune and Bethune memorabilia

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form:

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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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