Title and statement of responsibility area
Mary Jean Woodard Bean fonds
General material designation
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
Level of description
CA ETRC P189
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
Physical description area
0.35 l.m. of textual records. - 14 photographs.
Publisher's series area
Title proper of publisher's series
Parallel titles of publisher's series
Other title information of publisher's series
Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series
Numbering within publisher's series
Note on publisher's series
Archival description area
Name of creator
Mary Jean Woodward Bean was born in North Hatley, Quebec, in 1921. Mary was the daughter of Guy Woodward and Grace Reed. Mary had fivc siblings; Betty Holmes, Barbara Reed, Nancy Elliot, Jo-Anne Rand, and Philip Woodward. She married the late Gordon Bean. Mary graduated from the School of Teachers, MacDonald College, at the age of 18. She first taught at Potton #5, a one-room school house, three miles from Masonville. Mary taught primary and secondary grades in Bishopton, North Hatley, and Lennoxville. She took extra courses from Queen's University and Goddard College where she earned her B.A degree and went on to receive her B. Ed. from McGill University. She wrote for Spider Magazine, published a historical geneology called The Hatley Reeds, and published a biography on Julia Grace Wales. Mary and Gordon had six children; Tom,. Kathleen, Chris, Fred, Greg, and Nick. Mary died on 9 October 2011.
Scope and content
The fonds contains primary source material that reflects Mary Woodward Bean's interests as a teacher and writer. It consists of school reports, school censuses, minutes from school commissions, geneology, manuscripts, a scrapbook, and research. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Education (1842-1943), Geneology ([19--?]-1996), Writings ([197-?]-[200-?]), Julia Grace Wales Research ([1915?]-[1978?]), Map ([19--?]), Legder (1859-1866), and Historical Misc. (1967-1995).
Immediate source of acquisition
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
No more accruals are expected.
Title based on contents of fonds.
The documents were donated by Nick Bean in 2012.
The documents are in English.
Standard number area
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
Genre access points
Description record identifier
Rules or conventions
Finding aid prepared using Rules for Archival Description (RAD).
Level of detail
Dates of creation, revision and deletion
28 janvier, 2016