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M. Pamela Stump Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-86

Collection Scope

This collection consists of three sections, each given to the Archives in separate binders: Correspondence, 1950-1995; Split Ends, an unpublished collection of M. Pamela Stump’s poetry; and Ubi Ignes Est, or Where’s the Fire?: A Cranbrook Kingswood Chronicle, by M. Pamela Stump. The correspondence consists of photocopies, mainly relating to artistic commissions and awards.

Dates

  • 1950 - 1995

Creator

Access

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Use

Copyright to this collection has been retained by the donor. Permission to use collection materials must be requested in writing.

History

M. Pamela Stump was born in 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. She was raised in Birmingham and Detroit and was baptized at Christ Church Cranbrook by Rev. W. Hamilton Aulenbach. After eight years in public schools, she began studies at Kingswood School Cranbrook in the fall of 1942. After graduation from Kingswood in 1946, she attended the College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan for a year before beginning studies at the studio of Marshall Fredericks in 1948. In 1950 she married David E. Walsh, a 1944 graduate of Cranbrook School; they had three children. Pamela Stump taught sculpture at Kingswood School from 1969-1990. She died Feb. 19, 2007 in Wyandotte, Mich.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (1 MS)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

M. Pamela Stump was baptized at Christ Church Cranbrook by Rev. W. Hamilton Aulenbach and attended Kingswood School Cranbrook from the fall of 1942 until her graduation in 1946. She attended the College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan for a year before beginning studies at the studio of Marshall Fredericks in 1948. In 1950 she married David E. Walsh, a 1944 graduate of Cranbrook School; they had three children. Pamela Stump taught sculpture at Kingswood School from 1969-1990. This collection consists of photocopied correspondence, mostly relating to artistic commissions and awards; an unpublished collection of her poetry, called Split Ends; and Ubi Ignes Est, or Where’s the Fire?: A Cranbrook Kingswood Chronicle, by M. Pamela Stump.

Arrangement

The order of the correspondence is roughly chronological and has been maintained as delivered in a binder by the donor.

Acquisition

Gift of M. Pamela Stump.

Related Materials

Kingswood School Records (1980-01)

Woodwinds, Kingswood School Yearbooks

Various pieces of sculpture by M. Pamela Stump on the grounds of the Cranbrook Educational Community.

Processing History

Processed by William Landis, November 1995.
Title
Guide to the M. Pamela Stump Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid written by William Landis.
Date
November 1995
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Edition statement
Resource record created by Laura MacNewman.

Repository Details

Part of the Cranbrook Archives, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research Repository

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