Fonds P143 - Dorothy Dutton fonds

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Dorothy Dutton fonds

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CA ETRC P143

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  • [1607? (copied)]-1998, predominant [19--]-1998 (Creation)

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4 m of textual records. - 36 photographs. - 1 postcard.

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Dorothy Dutton was born on 9 October 1901 in Gaspé. She was the daughter of Reverend Arthur W. Dutton, an Anglican clergyman, and Mary Ready. She never married. She studied at King's Hall in Compton and graduated from Bishop's University in History in 1920. Her father also studied at Bishop's University from 1895 to 1899. During her carreer life, Dorothy Dutton worked as a teacher, business woman and a manager. She worked in Montreal for Sun Life, an insurance company, in New Hampshire for Indian Head, a tourist resort, and in Lennoxville at Bishop's College School. She was also an author. She wrote and published historical novels and Bible stories for children: The chosen, From Egypt to the Holy Land, Come to Jerusalem, Hunter's Landing, Lennoxville/Ascot (1791-1950), Jonathan's Long Furrow. She continued to write until the age of 97.

Dorothy Dutton was also involved and recognized into the Lennoxville community. She volunteered at her church, St. George's Church (Lennoxville). In 1980, she was named Alumni of the Year by Bishop's University and became Honorary member of Bishop's Golden Key Academic Honour Society in 2002. She received a Life Membership from the Anglican Church Women. She also donated three watercolors to Bishop's Art Collection that were done by her father, Arthur Dutton.

In 1998, Dorothy Dutton moved to The Wales Home in Richmond where she lived until she passed away on 8 February 2003 at the age of 101 years old. Her burial was held in Lennoxville at St. George's Church. She is buried in Malvern Cemetery in Lennoxville.

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The fonds contains source material on Dorothys Dutton's writing activities - published and unpublished literary works - and a press clipping file arranged by subjects. The main subjects are: canadian history, Eastern Townships history, education, religion, war, environment, politic, and economy. It consists mainly of research files, manuscripts, typescripts, and press clippings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Fiction ([19--]-1998), Bible Stories ([19--]-[198-?]), Non-fiction (1938-1970), Press Clippings ([1607? copied]-1998), Research Notes ([19--]-1995), Correspondence (1942-1997), Dissemination Activities (1978-1997), Martha Maxwell's Typescritps ([19--]), Paintings and Drawings ([19--]), Awards ([19--]) and Projects ([19--]).

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The documents were donated in 2002 by Muriel Fitzsimmons, Dorothy Dutton's goddaughter.
Includes one unprocessed accession (1862, [192-?]-1996): 0.07 l.m. of textual records, 36 photographs, 1 postcard.
The documents are in English.

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28 janvier, 2016

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