World War, 1939-1945

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Annie Belle Hollett and Graham Roome correspondence

  • MS-2-771
  • Collection
  • 1915-1919
Collection primarily comprises letters from Captain Graham Roome to his future wife Annie Belle Hollett, written during his overseas service in World War One. There is also a series of letters written to Annie Belle Hollett by various friends and family members.

Roome (née Hollett), Annie Belle

Charles Bruce fonds

  • MS-2-297
  • Fonds
  • 1870 - 1974
Fonds consists of the personal papers of Charles Bruce, including a scrapbook, notebooks, personal and professional correspondence, published and unpublished work, and research materials and notes.

Bruce, Charles Tory

Creelman Family fonds

  • MS-2-775
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1999
This accession contains photographs, correspondence, postcards and other memorabilia from various members of the Creelman family.

Creelman Family

Elrid Gordon Young fonds

  • MS-13-4
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1950
Fonds consists of Eldrid Young's records regarding his chemical warfare research, including correspondence, reports, notebooks, articles, and manuals. There is also his unpublished manuscript "Adventures of a Chemist in Search of Poisons," in which he recount his 25-year career as a forensic chemist.

Young, Elrid Gordon

George Douglas Elphinstone Anderson fonds

  • MS-2-768
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1947
Fonds contains radio scripts, correspondence and published materials related to the radio program, "Now It Can Be Told". Anderson wrote the radio scripts and most of the correspondence, while working as a Staff Engineer for Nova Scotia Light and Power.

Anderson, George Douglas Elphinstone, 1902-

Henry Davies Hicks fonds

  • MS-2-511
  • Fonds
  • 1929 - 1990
Fonds comprises records documenting Henry Hicks' political career and tenure as president of Dalhousie University, as well as his personal activities and hobbies. Record types include diaries and appointment books, correspondence, manuscripts, philatelic records, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Hicks, Henry D.

Herbert Leslie Stewart fonds

  • MS-2-45
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1953
Fonds consists of records primarily originating from Herbert L. Stewart's work as a philosopher, professor, and political commentator. Records include manuscripts and typescripts, notes, scrapbooks, diaries, offprints, reports, and correspondence. One series comprises Stewart's collection of his father's sermons, notes, and correspondence.

Stewart, Herbert Leslie

Leslie, Kenneth

File contains a two-page typed letter written (but unsigned) by Kenneth Leslie on December 17, 1942. The letter addresses the threat posed by the fascist movement and antisemitism in the United States, both at present during the War, as well as the threats posed "after the war is over", where "this Fascistic movement will let loose with its first barrage, to consist of a wave of terror against the Jew". The letter, which an accompanying index card suggests should be sent "first to Presidents of colleges and then to professors of education, philosophy, psychology, historical and sociological sciences", urges educators join the "Protestant Digest"-supported Textbook Commission to eliminate anti-Semitic statements in American textbooks as a means of warding off fascism and antisemitism "not in the name of any church but in the name of democracy". File also includes a facsimile of the letter.

Lloyd Macpherson fonds

  • MS-13-25
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1941] - 1967
Fonds consists of correspondence, military documentation and memorabilia, clippings, and two photographs of Lloyd Macpherson.

MacPherson, Lloyd

Minutes of the Maple Leaf Division of the British War Relief Society of the United States of America

  • MS-2-233, SF Box 33, Folder 27 ; SF Box 34, Folder 1
  • Item
  • 1941-1945
Two minute books (Volumes 2 and 3) of the Executive Committee, which include financial transactions, memoranda, disbursements and the deed of lease of the Canadian (Maple Leaf) Fund Incorporated. The original name of the organization was the British War Relief Society of the United States of America Canadian Maple Leaf Fund Incorporated.

British War Relief Society (U.S.).

Newspaper clippings, notes and souvenirs regarding Charles Bruce's London-Arnhem flight during World War Two

File contains newspaper clippings regarding Bruce's disappearance after the crash of the Arnhem flight; a clipping from The Canadian Press News that contains that story and a description of the Battle of Boulogne; censored papers about Bruce's story, Supply in the Sky; Bruce's Air Ministry Pass as a Canadian Press representative; a list of killed or missing RCAF officers; and two small books on the history of the Hotel Cour St-Georges in Ghent, Belgium, and the history and origin of the Manneken-Pis statue in Belgium.

Oland family fonds

  • MS-2-135
  • Fonds
  • 1870 - 2018
Fonds consists of various personal records, including correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, slides, negatives, an artifact, and legal and financial records. Some business records from Oland and Son Limited and its affiliated companies are also included.

Oland Family

Outline of the history of the Canadian Seamen's Union, by Charles Macdonald

  • MS-9-15, SF Box 52, Folder 27
  • File
  • July 29, 1977
File contains a preliminary outline of the History of the Canadian Seamen's Union 1936-1950 and a letter from Charles Macdonald to Tom McGrath, Bud Doucette, and Stan Wingfield. The Canadian Seaman's Union, established 1936 to improve the archaic working conditions and wages for ordinary commercial seamen. Affiliated to the Trades and Labour Congress, this effective, well supported, nationalist, communist led industrial union contributed to Canada's efforts in the Second World War. It gained concessions, was recognized as collective bargaining agent for ordinary seamen, and it fought unsuccessfully to retain Canada's merchant fleet.The outline is an attempt to line up the main sequence of events and the most important nonchronological matters that must be covered.

MacDonald, Charles F. H.

Photograph of Ellen Ballon touring the West Point museum with cadets

Item is a press photograph of Ellen Ballon touring the West Point Military Academy, where she performed as a guest soloist with their symphonic band. Pictured with her are cadets, R.B. Dean, Jr. of Forest Hills, New York; Gordon Gould, Jr. of Mobile, Atlanta; and J.A. Martell of Worcester, Massachusetts.

Photograph of Ellen Ballon with West Point Military Academy cadets

Item is a press photograph of Ellen Ballon with three cadets from the West Point Military Academy, where she performed as a guest soloist with their symphonic band. Pictured with her are R.B. Dean, Jr. of Forest Hills, New York; Gordon Gould, Jr. of Mobile, Atlanta; and J.A. Martell of Worcester, Massachusetts.

Photograph of R.A. Delahaye, Adhemar Raynault, Rosalie Phillips, Isidore Ballon, and David H. Ballon

Item is a photograph of Ellen Ballon's brother, Dr. David H. Ballon, speaking at the Montreal ceremony where he turned over the Ballon family home to the Canadian Jewish Congress for the duration of World War II to be used as a servicemen's hostel. Also included in the photograph are Group Captain R.A. Delahaye of the Royal Canadian Air Force; Mayor Adhemar Raynault of Montreal; Mrs. Rosalie (Lazarus) Phillips, the head of the Canadian Jewish Contress Women's Division; and Isidore Ballon, K.C.

Photograph of the corvette Hepatica

Item, a photograph, has a stamp marking it passed by a censor on the reverse side. The photograph was taken from the stern of the Windflower, which was directed by Lieutenant-Commander J.H.S. MacDonald, R.C.N.C.R. The Hepatica was directed by Lieutenant-Commander C.W. Copelin, R.C.N.V.R., and was on patrol in the Western Approaches.

Photograph of the German submarine U-889 shortly after its surrender to Canadian naval forces near Shelburne, Nova Scotia

Item, a photograph, is related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album [between 1940 and 1959] and to MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 8 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The photograph has a stamp marking it copyright to the Royal Canadian Navy on the reverse side.

Photographic negatives of a Bob Chancery cartoon, Thomas Head Raddall in radio interviews, a commemorative scroll dedicated to T.H. Raddall, Sr., the surrender of the German submarine U-889, Thomas Head Raddall receiving the T.H. Raddall prize plaque, and standing with the Cadet Corps and headmaster of King's Collegiate School, and the Highland dancers of Liverpool, Nova Scotia

Items, negatives, are related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album [between 1940 and 1959], and to MS-2-202, Oversized 8, Folder 13 and MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 12, Item 3 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. Items are duplicate to MS-2-202, Oversized Box 8 Folder 13 and materials found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph albums 1941-1953 and 1944-1961.

Photographs of VE-Day in Halifax, Nova Scotia

File contains 38 photographs taken in downtown Halifax during and after riots that took place on VE Day in 1945. Photographs show servicemen and women as well as civilians, street celebrations and ransacked stores. Item 25 was taken by Roy Tidman and Item 37 is a Royal Canadian Navy photograph.

Photographs of Zellers after V.E. Riot

  • PG-2-48
  • Collection
  • 1945
Collection consists of three negatives and four photographs of the Zellers store after the V.E. Day Riots in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The photographs are copies of originals owned by Marie Harlten.
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