May Bastin Lamont:

An Inventory of her papers at the University of Manitoba Archives

Inventory prepared by Lewis St. George Stubbs
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library
(2014)

Finding aid encoded by Lewis St. George Stubbs (2014)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Creator:
May Bastin Lamont

Title:
May Bastin Lamont fonds

Dates:
1902-1950

Quantity:
.25 m of textual records

Identification:
MSS 408, A.13-129

English

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Biography of May Bastin Lamont

May Bastin Lamont was born in the R.M. of Louise, Manitoba on April 29, 1890. She received her B.A. from Manitoba College in 1910. She enrolled in the Winnipeg School of Art from 1913-1919. In 1916 her painting, The Homestead, received favourable reviews in an exhibition of Winnipeg Sketch Club members' work. She was secretary of the Club in 1917-1918. She was a member of the United Empire Chapter of IODe from 1912-1950. She was also a member of the University Women's Club & Westminster United Church.

On August 8, 1922 she married Winnipeg lawyer John S. Lamont. Together they raised five children. May Bastin Lamont died June 17, 1950.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds consist of five series. They include: IODE minutes, Holland Observer & Western Prairie newsclipping scrapbooks, IODE annual reports, IODE correspondence & newsclippings & a postcard scrapbook.

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Restrictions on Access

No restrictions on access.

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Restrictions on Use

No restrictions on use.

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Custodial History

The collection was donated by May's grand daughter Laura Lamont in 2014.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

IODE MINUTE BOOKS [ 1912-1918 ]

BoxFolder
11 IODE minutes 1912-1914
2 IODE minutes 1914-1917
3 IODE minutes 1917-1918

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THE HOLLAND OBSERVER & WESTERN PRAIRIE NEWSCLIPPING SCRAPBOOKS 1902-1904
BoxFolder
14 Holland Observer scrapbook (May's father was publisher) 1902
5 Western Prairie scrapbook 1902-1904

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IODE ANNUAL REPORTS 1923-1939
BoxFolder
21 IODE annual reports 1923-1939

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IODE CORRESPONDENCE & NEWSCLIPPINGS 1932-1950
BoxFolder
22 IODE correspondence & newsclippings 1932-1950
3 IODE correspondence includes letters from soldiers 1939-1944
4 IODE Emergency Service Committee correspondence 1939-1944
5 IODE letters, reports & newsclippings 1939-1944
6 Soldiers' correspondence 1943

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POSTCARD SCRAPBOOK ca. 1925
BoxFolder
27 Postcard scrapbook ca.1925

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