Military history

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Aylmer family fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC007
  • Fonds
  • 1916 - 1918

The fonds consists of three scrapbooks, using the Official Telephone Directory Quebec for December 1915, June 1916, and July 1917. They document World War I, including clippings, honour rolls, correspondence, notes, obituaries, articles and columns relating to the progress of the war and, particularly, to news of men and women from Lennoxville, Quebec, and nearby areas who participated in the war.

Canadian Army collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC020
  • Collection
  • 1899 - 1984

The collection consists of records documenting various branches of the Canadian Army. Collection includes photographs of parades and drills taken by the Department of National Defence; photocopies of military order of the 1st Canadian Army during World War II; copies of intelligence tests administered by the Canadian Armed Forces; correspondence, maps, daily reports and copies of morale reports of the Canadian Militia Training Centre No. 111, Gordon Head Camp, together with some photos; booklet of poems by R.W. Day of Sidney Camp; orders for Operation Overlord (D-Day) and other military orders of the 16th (Canadian Scottish) Infantry Battalion; and, miscellaneous reports (including those related to the Dieppe raid), brochures and reference material; Militia Orders (photocopy) 1899; "Secret War Diary" 1-31 May 1941, 6th Cdn. Infantry Brigade; 102 Battalion, 7th platoon roll book, 1896.

Canada. Canadian Army

Federation of Military and United Services Institutes of Canada fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC001
  • Fonds
  • 1974 - 2007

The fonds consists of biennial conference communications, strategic appraisals, position papers, administrative records, newsletters and material relating to the controversial CBC documentary "The Valour and the Horror" including correspondence, articles, clippings and government transcripts.

Federation of Military and United Services Institutes of Canada

Frederick Victor Longstaff fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC069
  • Fonds
  • 1902 - 1961

The fonds consists of a holograph notebook, "Notes on the Infantry Training, 1902" by Longstaff; holograph notes for a letter to Mrs. A.L. Buell, 1954; a photocopy of his obituary notices from "The Victoria Daily Times" and the "Victoria Daily Colonist"; and an exercise book (1943) containing clippings from "The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph".

Longstaff, F. V. (Frederick Victor), 1879-1961

Gooch family fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC049
  • Fonds
  • 1855 - 1934

The fonds consists of letters from Percy ("Jack") Gooch to his parents in England, sent from his postings in England, the Crimea and India, regarding army life and the Crimean War. The fonds includes correspondence of Mrs. Edith Stephenson and other family members regarding personal and business matters.

Gooch (family)

Great Britain Army collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC052
  • Collection
  • 1800 - 1941

The collection consists of notebooks containing general orders for Swinley Camp (1800) and orders for Horsham Barracks (1807) of the British Army. Also included is a collection of photographs of British prisoners of war at Stalag VIIIB, Lamsdorf, Germany. Some were used as postcards and were sent through the Prisoners of War Post (Kriegsgefangenenpost) to their destinations in England.

Hal Lawrence collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC066
  • Collection
  • 1939 - 1995

The collection consists of audio tapes of 120 interviews that Lawrence conducted between 1980 and 1990 with naval personnel, several female officers and ratings. Fonds includes several interview transcripts, correspondence relating to one interview, a captain's night order book (HMCS Portage), and the text of an address. The additional fonds consist of manuscripts for books and articles written by Hal Lawrence, correspondence, clippings and photographs related to his navel career. The fonds also include personal and professional documents and correspondence, navel oral history material, several navel maps and transparencies, miscellaneous publications and ephemera. The fonds is arranged in eight series: 1) Manuscripts; 2) Oral histories; 3) Correspondence; 4) Photographic materials; 5) Newspaper clippings and reviews; 6) Personal and professional documents; 7) Published materials and ephemera; 8) Maps and transparencies.

Lawrence, Hal, 1920-1994

J. P. (John Philips) and H. H. B. Cunningham fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC030
  • Fonds
  • 1850 - 1931

The fonds consists of holograph testimonials and letters of Dr. J. P. Cunningham and his son, Dr. H. H. B. Cunningham; British Army (42nd Division) orders to H. H. B. Cunningham, 1915-1920; army payslips, 1917-1921; personal account books, 1900-1922; army reports, 1916-1931; and memorabilia, 1893-1931.

Cunningham, H. H. B. (Herbert Hugh Blair)

Major-General Harry Letson fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC080
  • Fonds
  • 1926 - 1955

The fonds consists mainly of typewritten essays and speeches on military defense and the militia, together with some personal memorabilia.

Letson, Harry Farnham Germaine, 1896-1992

Margaret Fletcher fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC042
  • Fonds
  • 1942 - 1994

The fonds consists of personal correspondence (1942-1945), photographs, and news clippings relating to nursing during World War II. Fonds includes Fletcher's reminiscences (1994) about her World War II experiences.

Fletcher, Margaret, 1909-

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