Accession MS COLL 00127K - Roderick Stewart Collection of Bethune

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Roderick Stewart Collection of Bethune


  • 1927-2009 (Creation)

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67 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 2016

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Includes extensive research, drafts and notes for work on Dr. Norman Bethune, including for Stewart’s The Mind of Norman Bethune and Phoenix: The Life of Norman Bethune. Includes extensive research relating to the Spanish Civil War and Dr. Bethune, China, and the life and work of Dr. Bethune.

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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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