Series 1976-025 - Regimental Records

1st Battalion: Vol. 68. -- 1 - 30 April, 1945 1st Battalion: Vol. 58. -- 1 - 30 June 1944

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Regimental Records

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CA UVICARCH SC021-1976-025

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  • 1920-1991 (Creation)

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4.5 metres of textual records. -- 290 photographs. -- 181 maps (18 boxes, 5 oversize files)

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The records of the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) were donated to the University of Victoria Special Collections between 1976 and 1999.

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The accrual consists of records of the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's). The accrual is arranged into 21 alphabetically organized series consisting of records generated and utilized by the Canadian Scottish Regiment from its creation in 1920 to the present. Primarily, the accrual contains the official war diaries kept by the regiment during World War Two. The diaries contain the daily logs, intelligence reports, orders, and newsletters, as well as records of individual experiences, of the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Battalions. A collection of maps and aerial photographs accompany these war diaries. The accrual also contains regimental records on training, dress regulations, personnel, the Bay Street Armoury, finances, and regimental correspondence. Additionally, the accrual includes the original manuscript and correspondence pertaining to historian Dr. Reginald Roy's book, "Ready for the Fray (Deas Gu Cath): the History of the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) 1920-1955". Also included are the regimental publications, The Brazier, The Courtenay Camp Chronicle, and The Maple Leaf.

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