The fonds consists of an oversize volume containing copy of a waterworks grant for Preston, Lancashire; Indentures for Robert Abbatt. Courtship correspondence between Jonathan Abbatt and Mary Dilworth, plus photocopies and floppy disks of same. The letters chronicle the courtship, discussions of faith, local events, shared sentiments etc. Included also are the transcriptions of the entire group both in print and digital versions and a privately printed paperback book publishing the correspondence with some editorial commentary.
The fonds consists of four photographs: one at The Calgary Herald and three of military groups, two of which are at the Gordon Head Training Camp; a military map of part of Italy; Richards' Service Pay Book; and various clippings, newspapers, and magazines.
The fonds consists of regimental orders Feb. 14-Dec. 16, 1914; nominal roll 1914-1916. Also contains nominal roll of 16th Battalion 1915-1919; nominal roll on leaving Victoria with Cyrus Peck and William Duncan items.
Canada. Canadian Army. Regiment, 50th (Gordon Highlanders of Canada)
The fonds consists of records generated and utilized by the 16th Battalion (The Canadian Scottish). The fonds is arranged into 11 alphabetically organized series. These series include aerial photographs of the Western Front, information of a World War One operation at the city of Lens, orders issued to the Battalion, personnel records, photographs, publications (including early editions of "The Brazier"), reports, scrapbooks, information on training, minutes of meetings of the Veterans Association of the 16th Battalion, and a design for the 16th Battalion war memorial.