Fonds Mss 139, Pc 146 (A.97-44) - May Cameron Stewart fonds

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May Cameron Stewart fonds

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CA UMASC Mss 139, Pc 146 (A.97-44)

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  • 1913-1980 (Creation)

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0.25 m of textual records.
167 photographs.
52 slides.

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May Cameron Stewart was born in Rolling River, Manitoba in 1889. She was the fourth of ten children of Duncan and Sarah Cameron. In 1907, she began her teaching career and taught throughout the Canadian West. In 1936, while teaching in London, England, Cameron married Ian Robert Hillier Stewart. The couple resided in London for the remainder of their lives and had no children. May Cameron Stewart died in London in 1982.

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The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections in 1997 by Allison Mitcham. She is the daughter of Cameron Stewart's sister, Alice Cameron Brown, whose papers are also located at the University of Manitoba Archives. Allison Mitcham's papers are located at the University of Saskatchewan Archives.

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The fonds consists of personal documents, certificates, correspondence, geneological material, original manuscripts, poetry, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, chap books, momentos, photographs, and slides pertaining to the life and career of May Cameron Stewart.

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  • English

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A printed finding aid is available in the Archives reading room.

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