Fonds 1801 - Stacey Family fonds

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UTA 1801

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Stacey Family fonds

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  • 1896-1990 (Creation)

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1.2 m of textual and graphic records (9 boxes and 2 oversized folders)

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(1858-1927)

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(1878-1964)

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(1906-1989)

Biographical history

Charles Perry Stacey was a military historian and Professor at the University of Toronto, 1959-1975. Born in Toronto, he received his undergraduate education at the University of Toronto (BA 1924) and completed his PhD at Princeton University (1933) where he also taught from 1934-1940. During the Second World War, Stacey served as the Canadian Army's historical officer in London, England. Immediately following the war he became the Chief Army Historian, a position he held until retirement in 1959. Following his retirement, Stacey returned to Toronto to teach and lecture at the University of Toronto. In 1965 he moved back to Ottawa for a year in order to preside over National Defence's newly unified triservice Directorate of History. Distinguished military historian and Professor at the University of Toronto until 1976, Stacey died in 1989 at the age of 83.

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(1903-1969)

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BA (UC) 1926; MA 1933

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(1907-2006)

Biographical history


  • BA (UC) 1929
  • Columnist of "Today's Child" in the Toronto Telegram and Toronto Star

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(1902-1986)

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BA (UC) 1923

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Records documenting members of the Stacey family, including Charles Edward Stacey, his wife Pearl; his children, Charles Perry (C.P.) Stacey and Dorothy Brown; and C.P.'s wives, Doris and Helen.

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