Collection 2012-17 - Bruce Bedell collection

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Reference code

CA ON00156 2012-17

Title

Bruce Bedell collection

Date(s)

  • 1896-2003 (Creation)

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Collection

Extent and medium

2 boxes

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Name of creator

(1936-2014)

Biographical history

Bruce William Bedell was born in Belleville in 1936. He was an educator with a love of history, dramatic arts and the outdoors. He was a graduate of Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School and served a year in the Royal Canadian Air Force before becoming a teacher. His first classroom was in Wilberforce, between Haliburton and Bancroft. Bedell lived in Dryden, Sault Ste. Marie and London before setting back in Belleville in 2004. He became Town Crier for Belleville in 2004 and a member of the Hastings County Historical Society. He died in 2014

Obituary in the Belleville Intelligencer: http://www.intelligencer.ca/2014/10/07/belleville-loses-biggest-voice

Archival history

This material was donated to the archives on May 7th, 2012 by Bruce Bedell.

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Scope and content

This collection consists of:

  • family photographs
  • postcards
  • Chrsitmas cards
  • Valentine card
  • deeds and mortgages for a property in Tyendinaga Township on the north side of lot 6 in the first concession
  • Shredded Wheat cereal box cards (see http://rolandanderson.se/injun-uity_cards.php)
  • Imperial Oil Limited History of Canada portfolios
  • plate depicting Shannonville United Church
  • Hastings County Historical Society banner

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Open

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Description identifier

bruce-bedell-fonds

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Dates of creation revision deletion

2015-06-22

Language(s)

  • English

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