Fonds F3189 - F.C. Stephenson Family fonds

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F.C. Stephenson Family fonds

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  • Multiple media

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CA ON00340 F3189

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  • 1884-[195-?] (Creation)
    Stephenson (family)

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3.60 m of textual records and other material.

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Frederick Clark Stephenson (1864-1941) was the secretary of young people's foreign missions groups in the Methodist and United Church. He was born near Bowmanton, Ontario. After studying at Albert College, Belleville and Trinity Medical College, Toronto, he applied to work in foreign missions. He began his work as organizer of the Student Missionary Campaign in 1894 and then became the first and only Secretary of the Young People's Forward Movement for Missions, 1906 to 1925, and of the Young People's Missionary Education Committee from 1925 to 1936.

Annie Devina Watson (1862-1939) worked in missions as editor, writer, teacher, and speaker. She married F.C. Stephenson in 1896 and worked in for the above mission organizations as well as the Woman's Missionary Society and the General Board of Missions until her death.

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This material forms part of the General Council program of the United Church of Canada Archive.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of nine series: 1) Records relating to the Young People's Forward Movement for Missions, 1894-1926, 2) Records relating to Methodist Missionary Education, [18--]-1949, 3) Records relating to Methodist Printing and Publishing, 1901-1936, 4) Records relating to the Methodist Church of Canada, 1898-1925, 5) Records relating to the United Church of Canada’s Young People’s Missionary Education Department, 1925-1941, 6) Records relating to National and International Bodies of Youth and Missionary Education, 1884-1937, 7) Stephenson Family Records, 1906-1940, 8) Cartographic Material, 1917-1933, 9) Graphic Material, [18--?]-[195-?].

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  • englanti

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    See Stephenson Photographic Collection in UCA Graphics database.


    Physical description

    Includes 40 glass slides, 58 maps, 23 posters, 26 photographs, 1035 stereographs.

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    updated April 2021, AZ

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