Jean Fewster Collection


The collection consists of 2 scrapbooks (1 loose-leaf), correspondence, photographs, recipes, various dairy convention programs, radio script, Dairy Farmers of Canada press releases, calendars with Dairy Foods Service Bureau events and trips, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, food editor memos, biographical material and awards

Jean Fewster received a BHSc in 1946 from the University of Saskatchewan, an MS (Home Economics, Journalism) in 1966 and a PhD in 1969 (Communications) both from the University of Wisconsin. From 1951-1964, J. Fewster was Director of Home Economics, Dairy Foods Service Bureau, Dairy Farmers of Canada in Toronto. This post carried her pen name "Marie Fraser." She developed and directed their consumer information/education program. She spent some twenty years abroad working with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations at its headquarters in Rome. Late in 2005, the International Development Fund within the Canadian Home Economics Foundation, was renamed the Engberg/Fewster International Development Fund - originally proposed by Lila Engberg and Jean Fewster


78 cm of textual records

Type(s) Of Materials: 
Published Material
Unpublished Material and Manuscripts
How To Access: 

XM1 MS A140

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