Fonds 05.003 - B. Harold Stinson fonds

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B. Harold Stinson fonds

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CA UWA 05.003

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  • 1929-1931 (Creation)
    Stinson, B. Harold

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Physical description

1 album (123 photographs: b&w, 13 objects)

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Biographical history

Bethel Harold Stinson was born in the RM of Arthur on 17 February 1903, son of Robert Stinson and Emma Thackery. They had a son named Hartley. B. Harold Stinson graduated from Wesley College in 1931 and went on to teach at North Antler School from 1923-1924 and other rural Manitoba schools. He was then the Principal of Wawanesa School from 1932-1936 and Carberry School from 1938-1939. He moved to Winnipeg in 1943 and taught at General Wolfe School for two years. He was the Sunday School Superintendent at Westminster United Church and Secretary of the IOOF Service Board. He died in Winnipeg on 12 April 1960 and was buried in the Garry Memorial Park.

Custodial history

The album was in the possession of B. Harold Stinson. Stinson's son, Hartley Stinson, donated it to the University of Winnipeg Archives on 21 April 2005 while disposing of his father's effects. Upon its placement in the Archives' backlog, it was assigned the number BL-89.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of an album comprised of photographs depicting B. Harold Stinson's time as a student at Wesley College, including athletic activities such as curling, soccer, track and field and hockey, and photographs of his personal life outside the University such as trips and home activities. The souvenirs within the album relate to the student activities in which Stinson participated including ticket stubs and programs.

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Physical condition

Photo album bound by one string; appears to be missing 3 photos from when Stinson compiled the album

Immediate source of acquisition

The album was donated to the University of Winnipeg Archives by B. Harold Stinson's son, Hartley Stinson, on April 15, 2005.


The original order of the fonds has been maintained and no series were needed as the fonds consists of only one photo album.

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  • English

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There are no restrictions on accessing the fonds.

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Users should abide by relevant copyright legislation.

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Another photo album created by B. Harold Stinson can be found in Special Collections (SC-5-2, folder 2).

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Created by Preeti Kaur on 9 February 2016.
Revised by Brett Lougheed on 7 March 2016.

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