Title and statement of responsibility area
Dorothy Stepler fonds
General material designation
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
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
1916-1919 predominant (Creation)
Physical description area
0.2 cm of textual material
ca. 50 photographs : b&w, sepia ; 16.5 x 23 and smaller.
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
Dorothy Hamilton Stepler (d. 16 September 1999) was a native of Strathroy, Ontario. She was the daughter of William and Wynne (Gordon) Stepler and sister to Gordon William Stepler. A graduate of the University of Western Ontario in 1931, Stepler worked for the Federal Department of Health and Welfare, where she advocated the payment of family allowances directly to mothers of children. A long-time member of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs and the University Women's Club,.
Stepler edited and published two articles based on the letters her brother Gordon sent home from the Front while serving in World War I.
Name of creator
Scope and content
Fonds consists of diaries and approximately 150 letters of Gordon Stepler written during World War I and sent to his parents and sister. Also included are postcards, a discharge certificate, a photograph album and other photographs, a pay book, leave passes and other ephemera, as well as letters to Gordon Stepler's family from friends of Gordon Stepler and articles by Dorothy Stepler regarding her brother's participation in World War I, and pamphlets related to World War I and World War II.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Dorothy Stepler in 1998.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
No restrictions on access.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Generated finding aid
The fonds comprises the following accessions: 1998-037. No further accruals are expected.
Standard number area
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
Genre access points
Description record identifier
Rules or conventions
Level of detail
Dates of creation, revision and deletion
2010/11/09 Anna St.Onge:. (Creation)
2010/11/09 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2010/11/09 Anna St.Onge. grammar, spelling in biographical sketch
2010/11/09 Anna St.Onge. extents of photographs
2010/11/12 Dubeau. Corrected typographical errors.
2014/09/23 Anna St.Onge. Updated post-migration.
2014/10/05 St.Onge. Corrected descriptions, deleted accession description, added subject headings.