MC:F57/MS3 Papers relating to C. E. “Tom Brown” Stevens (Fellow 1933-72)
Courtenay Stevens (1905–1976), known universally and affectionately to the College and the wider academic world as “Tom Brown” Stevens, was a Scholar of New College between 1924 and 1928. He received a BA in 1928 and an MA in 1933. He became a Fellow and Tutor of Magdalen in 1933. Stevens served in intelligence during WWII, and is particularly known for producing a set of German language newspapers dropped behind enemy lines, of which Magdalen has a complete set of copies. He died in 1976.
MC:F57/MS3/1–2 3rd September 1976
Two copies (one with MS corrections) of the obituary of “Courtenay Edward Stevens 1905–1976” written by Adams and delivered in Colebrook Parish Church Devonshire on 3 September 1976.
MC:F57/MS3/3 November 1976
A copy of the University of Ottawa Gazette, Vol. 11, 17. November 1976, containing an obituary of “Tom” Stevens (p.10). An inscription on the front page indicates this copy was sent to Adams.
MC:F57/MS3/4 20th November 1976
The obituary of “Courtenay Edward Stevens 1905–1976” written by Adams and delivered at Magdalen for the memorial service in his honour on 20th November, 1976.
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