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World War, 1914-1918
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William Stanley Croft fonds

  • MS-2-496, SF Box 27, Folder 22
  • Fonds
  • 1902, 1916
Fonds comprises two letters written to William Croft. The first refers to work in the gold mines, while the second is a request for Croft's permission to allow his sixteen-year-old son to go overseas with the Canadian Forces. There is also a note from James Heyson to John Croft containing a medicinal recipe.

Croft, William Stanley, 1867-1944

William Rhoades fonds

  • MS-2-598, SF Boxes 80-82
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1954

Fonds consists of diaries and notebooks; printed programmes, books, and newspaper clippings regarding Col. William Rhoades or the regiments with which he served, including the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles. Fonds also contains miscellaneous papers related to his career.

The diaries and notebooks document Rhoades’ activities while posted in the Yukon, South Africa, and Europe during World War I. Some of the notebooks also contain hand drawn maps of battle fields.

Rhoades, William, 1874-1955

William Edward Maclellan and family fonds

  • MS-2-762
  • Fonds
  • 1831 - 2005
Fonds comprises the records of William Edward Maclellan and his family's records, including those of including William Edward and Margaret Jane (Mackenzie) Maclellan; Edward Kirkpatrick and Helen Stewart (Mackay) Maclellan; Robert (Bob) William and Delphine Caroline (Wallace) Maclellan; Jean Stewart Maclellan; Robert William Maclellan; and David Kirkpatrick Stewart Maclellan. Record types include correspondence, photographs, films, newspaper clippings, poems, certificates, booklets, periodicals, notebooks and genealogical charts.

Maclellan, William Edward

Weldon Guy Morash fonds

  • MS-2-804
  • Fonds
  • 1917 - 1978 ; predominantly 1918 - 1919
Fonds contains 46 letters and postcards written by Weldon Morash while serving overseas in World War One and sent to his brother and sister in Halifax, Nova Scotia. There are also photographs.

Morash, Weldon Guy

Scrapbook page with photographs of T.H. Raddall, Sr. in military uniform and standing with other officers in his rifle division

Item may have been a page in one of Thomas Head Raddall's photograph albums. The photographs are an assortment from T.H. Raddall, Sr.'s military career. The top photograph appears to be related to MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 16, Item 2 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs, and was likely taken at the Reach Field shooting range in Hythe, Kent, England. The photograph on the bottom left is a duplicate of MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 20, Item 2 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs, and was taken at Valcartier Camp, Quebec.

Scrapbook page with photographs from T.H. Raddall, Sr.'s leave in England

Item may have been a page in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album. The photographs are related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, 1917-1927, to MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 19, Items 5-6, and to MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 5421 Item 17 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The photographs on the left and right were likely taken at the W.E. Firmstone residence in England.

Samuel R. Balcom fonds

  • MS-2-128
  • Fonds
  • 1830-1980
Fonds contains records documenting the activities, organizations and associations in which Balcom was involved, including the Red Cap Snowshoe Club and the No. 7 Stationary Hospital. Record types include correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, memorabilia and parliamentary papers.

Balcom, Samuel R., Col.

Robert A. Logan fonds

  • MS-2-580
  • Fonds
  • Bulk, 1907-1995
Fonds consists of materials related to Logan’s career (1912-1985), fiction and philosophy manuscripts (1925-1983), published articles (1922-1969), his wide-ranging correspondence (1942-1991), his studies concerning Cree and other languages (1932-1969), autobiographical and biographical works (1929-1982), genealogical studies of his family and others (1955-1984), certificates he received throughout his life (1906-1992), the indices he created for his documents (1949-1986), , his diaries (1930-1980), the journals, fieldbooks, and logbooks he wrote (1907-1960), images he took or collected (1909-1992), and other miscellaneous materials(1934-1983). All textual materials relate to his life, his far-reaching research studies, or his writings.

Logan, Robert A., 1892-1992

Robert A. Logan and George Abott, photograph taken at the house where they boarded while learning to fly at the Curtiss Aviation School

On photograph reverse: On left Robert A. Logan, later pilot in Royal Flying Corps of the British Army, ended as Captain; on right George Abbott, later pilot in the British Royal naval Air Service. Both learned to fly and flew an active service in the first World War.

Richard Orme Allen fonds

  • MS-2-474
  • Fonds
  • [c. 1917]-1980
Fonds consists of a manuscript about Allen's experiences with one of his superiors during his service on Sable Island, a Department of Marine Notice from 1919, and 60 photographs of Sable Island and its inhabitants.

Allen, Richard Orme

Richard Edward Graham Roome fonds

  • MS-2-252
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1957
Fonds primarily consists of records documenting Roome's military career and research interest. The records span World War One and World War Two and include correspondence (1918-1919 and 1942-1946); war diaries (1915-1918 and 1940-1944); addresses and lectures (1928-1949); ca. 165 black and white photographs, mostly of Mesopotamia during World War I and of training exercises during World War II in Debert and Tracadie, Nova Scotia; photographs and postcards of Dalhousie; maps of England, France, and Mesopotamia from World War I; print materials which include newspaper clippings and copies of Canadian military magazines; research notes on the American Civil War; papers while Deputy Adjutant General (1943-1945) regarding awards, transfers, discharges, etc.; and miscellaneous other papers.

Roome, Richard Edward Graham, Brigadier, 1892-1985

Ralph Kane's collection of postcards sent from his uncle, Sgt. A. Fraser Tupper

Item is an album containing mounted postcards sent by Sgt. A. Fraser Tupper to his nephew, Ralph Kane, while Tupper was serving overseas during World War One. The postcards feature images including a photograph of Tupper,war propaganda, holiday greetings, cartoons, photographs England and children. Some are made of embroidered fabric or vellum and all have messages written by Tupper on the reverse.

Portrait of the battalion commanders and adjutants of the 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th battallions, including T.H. Raddall, Sr., all in uniform

Item is a photograph of the 2nd Brigade and Canadian 1st Division. Brigadier Lipsett can be seen in the centre, with Major Prower, the commander of the 8th battalion, to his right. Captain T.H. Raddall, Sr. is standing at the right of the photograph, and is the adjutant of the 8th battalion.

Portrait of Captain T.H. Raddall, Sr. in uniform printed on a postcard

Item, a photograph, is a duplicate of MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 21, Item 7 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. Item is a portrait of T.H. Raddall, Sr. in his Winnipeg Rifles uniform as a captain after recovering from being wounded at Ypres in 1915. He was later promoted to Lieutenant Colonel.

Photographic negatives of T.H. Raddall, Sr. in uniform with other military officials, trees in town, an artist's rendering of a portrait of Thomas Head Raddall, Raddall in uniform as a wireless operator on the cable-ship Mackay-Bennett, tuna fishing with S. Kip Farrington, and being interviewed on the radio, and a candid portrait of Edith Raddall in Bermuda

Items, negatives, are related to materials found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph albums, 1917-1927, and 1929-1941, and MS-2-202, Box 54, Folder 1, Item 4 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs.
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