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Brochure on the history of the Dalhousie University No. 7 Stationary Hospital

File contains a brochure on the history of the Dalhousie University No. 7 Stationary Hospital. The brochure includes a brief history of the hospital and a nominal role of staff that worked with the hospital. The brochure also includes transcriptions of letters and lists of staff transferred in and out of the hospital.

Dalhousie University. No. 7 Overseas Stationary Hospital


File consists of various certificates of Oscar and Lela Donovan, including certificates from the Canadian Coronation Contingent, the Canadian Nursing Sisters Association (Halifax Unit), National Registration, and Civil Defence Canada. Also included is a British passport.

Christmas card from Lt. Col. John Stewart

Item is a Christmas and New Year greeting card from Lt. Col. John Stewart. The card was printed by the Dalhousie No. 7 Stationary Hospital while it was stationed in France. The card is printed in gold and black ink and features the Dalhousie crest.

First World War mementos

File consists of German and French money, an identification tag for Lela Donovan, and a fabric armband with the medical cross and the letters "H.C.E.C."

Newspaper clippings

File consists of copies and originals of newspaper clippings and articles on various topics, including excerpts from The Times, The Chronicle Herald, the Mail Star, and Progress Enterprise.

Oscar Glennie Donovan fonds

  • MS-13-11
  • Fonds
  • 1805-1972
Fonds consists of Oscar Donovan's photographs, newspaper clippings, mementos, and correspondence from World War One, including materials related to the Dalhousie No. 7 Overseas Stationary Hospital, with which his wife served.

Donovan, Oscar Glennie

Poetry and miscellaneous

File consists of mounted and illustrated copies of the poems "In Flanders Fields" and Victory" as well as a booklet of poetry titled Prayer for Victory: Post-war Thoughts by a Soldier (by Major Dick Diespecker). Also included is a listing of a fine art collection (1918) and a letter from W.H. Dennis of the Halifax Herald (October 20, 1927).