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Frederick Carson Stokes Fonds

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Frederick Carson Stokes fonds

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12 cm of textual records
4 photographs

Biographical Sketch

Frederick Carson Stokes was born in 1919 in Saint John, New Brunswick. During WWII, he served with the 2nd Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery. After returning to Canada, he completed his MA in Political Science at Victoria College (University of Toronto). He began working at Victoria College shortly after and held the position of Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds and later was appointed Bursar at Victoria University, 1963–1985. He was married to Doris Brown and the couple had two children. Frederick Stokes died in 2008.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of Frederick Carson Stokes’ personal correspondence, 1960–1985, manuscripts of prayers for Victoria College Chapel, 1955–1970 and material re Class of 4T3 reunion, 1968. Also contains on file of correspondence related to Victoria University and F.C. Stokes' work as Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds and Bursar, 1951-1980.


Finding aids

Photographs are described in the photograph database.

Source of Supplied Title

Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Access points

  • Stokes, Frederick Carson, 1919-2008
  • Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Class of 1943
  • Victoria College Chapel (Toronto, Ont.)
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Bursars


  • College administrators