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'Elgin Military History'

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Hugh Sims fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1918-ca. 1944
Accession Number
99-11
Storage Location
R6 S5 Sh2 B3 F10
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Hugh Sims fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
99-11
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R6 S5 Sh2 B3 F10
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1918-ca. 1944
Scope and Content
newspaper clippings
booklet inside envelope- "RCAF Technical Training School"- photos of daily life for the airmen at the school.
programme: "Airmen's Christmas and New Year's Dinners: 1943-1944".
booklet: "Nominal Roll, 91st Overseas Battalion. The Great War, 1914-1918".
programme: "Graduation Ceremony and Presentation of Wings to Air Bombers and Air Navigators of No.4 Air Observer School, RCAF. By Wing Commander W.R. Kingsland- April 21, 1944". (R6_S5_Sh2_B3_F10a.pdf)
Subject Access
Military
First World War
Second World War
Documents

R6_S5_Sh2_B3_F10a.pdf

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War Correspondence

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1899-1946
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Series
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1899-1946
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Series consists of correspondence of Robert Marshall Anderson and Donald Hume Anderson with various soldiers from the St. Thomas area who served during the Boer War/South African War (1899-1902), the First World War (1914-1918), and the Second World War (1939-1945).
Much of the Boer War/South African War-era correspondence is between Robert Marshall Anderson and his brothers Archie and Duncan, both of whom served in the conflict, Duncan as a physician in the medical corps, Archie in the infantry. In addition, Robert Marshall Anderson corresponded with some of his employees serving as soldiers in South Africa.
The First World War correspondence features letters to and from an employee of the Anderson Department Store, Warren Andrews, who served with distinction and returned to St. Thomas at war's end with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Correspondents include Robert Marshall Anderson and Anderson Department Store employees E.G. Cooper, Ruby Copeman and Donald McCallum.
Much of the Second World War correspondence consists of letters written to Donald Hume Anderson by Anderson Department Store employees injured while serving as soldiers during the Second World War expressing thanks for care packages sent to them during periods of convalescence. Correspondents include Corporal Carlyle R. Taylor, [Petty Officer?] W. Jack Taylor, Sergeant Thomas W. Hanna, Sergeant E.J. (Ted) Higginbottom, Corporal A.W. Shaw, Private F.E. Lapp, and Doug Keith. Includes stationery and envelopes bearing various military insignia. Series also includes correspondence dated 1945-1946 between Donald Hume Anderson, in his capacity as an officer of the St. Thomas-Elgin Rehabilitation Committee, and various individuals and agencies including the Canadian Department of Veterans Affairs.
Series includes the following files:
Correspondence of Private P.H. Stacey, 1900. C5 Sh5 B1 F1
Correspondence of Duncan Anderson, 1900-1901. C5 Sh5 B1 F2
Correspondence of Archie Anderson, 1899-1900. C5 Sh5 B1 F3
Correspondence of Archie Anderson, 1899-1900. C5 Sh5 B1 F4
Correspondence - Anderson Department Store staff to W.A. Andrews, 1916. C5 Sh5 B1 F5
Correspondence - E.G. Cooper to W.A. Andrews, 1917. C5 Sh5 B1 F6
Correspondence - Donald McCallum to W.A. Andrews, 1917. C5 Sh5 B1 F7
Correspondence - Ruby Copeman to W.A. Andrews, 1916-1917. C5 Sh5 B1 F8
Correspondence - Robert Marshall Anderson to W.A. Andrews, 1916-1917. C5 Sh5 B1 F9
Correspondence - St. Thomas-Elgin Rehabilitation Committee, 1945-1946. C5 Sh5 B1 F10
Correspondence - Various Correspondents to Donald Hume Anderson, 1943. C5 Sh5 B1 F11
Name Access
Anderson, Archie
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Anderson, Dr. Duncan
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Anderson, Donald Hume
St. Thomas-Elgin Rehabilitation Committee
Anderson Department Store
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Second World War
Conservation
Letters have been placed in melinex sleeves
Related Material
Anderson Department Store fonds

Letters from the First and Second World War

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
George Gray Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1915-1969
Accession Number
2017-16
Storage Location
M1 S2 Sh4 B3 F6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
George Gray Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2017-16
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M1 S2 Sh4 B3 F6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1915-1969
Series
George Gray Collection - St. Thomas Collegiate Institute Series
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains letters that were written by former S.T.C.I. students during the First and Second World Wars. The letters have been anonymized. A forward appears at the top of the pile expaining what thletters are and their overall purpose. These letters were used for teaching purposes by Gray and George Thorman. A copy of a new article explaining this is also included in the file.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Collegiate Institute
Thorman, George
Subject Access
First World War
Second World War
Correspondence
Teachers

Glickman Child

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Storage Location
Box 52, Envelope 19860
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 52, Envelope 19860
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Physical Description
1 negative : glass plate
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
Studio portrait, probably of the child of Max and Fannie Glickman, 202 Centre Street, St. Thomas, ca. 1930. The child is dressed as a First World War-era aviator or fighter pilot.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Cannon in Pinafore Park, St. Thomas, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10 15a
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10 15b
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10 15c
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10 15d
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10 15e
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10 15f
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10 15a
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10 15b
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10 15c
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10 15d
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10 15e
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10 15f
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
3 photographs: b&w ; 15 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Six photographs featuring unidentified individuals posing with a cannon displayed in Pinafore Park, commemorating the First World War.
Name Access
Pinafore Park
Pinafore Lake
Subject Access
Parks
First World War
Images

Canadian National Vimy Memorial Unveiling (Copies)

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1936
Storage Location
Box 80, Envelope 24274
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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 80, Envelope 24274
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1936
Physical Description
2 negatives : plastic
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
Copies of two aerial photographs of a large crowd at the unveiling of the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, in Vimy, France, on July 26, 1936. This copy was probably made ca. 1937 and the storage envelope has the name "Hamilton" on it.
Subject Access
War Memorials
First World War
Military
URL Notes
For more information, please see Veterans Affairs Canada's Canadian National Vimy Memorial website
Images
Websites / Street View
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1932
Storage Location
Box 65, Envelope 21272
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 65, Envelope 21272
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1932
Physical Description
1 negative : plastic
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
Two copies of a photograph showing an unidentified woman, possibly with the surname Garrett, wearing the uniform of a First World War nursing sister. This copy was made ca. 1932.
Subject Access
First World War
Health
Images

Dr. (Major) Alexander Turner

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1931
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh5 B2 F4 10
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh5 B2 F4 10
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1931
Series
Don Cosens Collection - Scrapbook series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 16 cm
Scope and Content
A photograph showing two First World War soldiers in uniform standing in front of a Canadian Military Hospital. Dr. (Major) Alexander Turner is pictured at right. Photograph is part of a scrapbook titled "St. Thomas Medical Men of Past".
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Philatelic Collection - Military Post Office Postmarks

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1914-1945
Accession Number
2011-16 to 2011-25
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B7 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2011-16 to 2011-25
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B7 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1914-1945
Series
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection - Philatelic collection series
Physical Description
38 envelopes
10 postcards
0.1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains postcards, envelopes and stamps collected by Robert Moore, showing postmarks from Military Post Offices. The binder was labelled "MPO Book #4" by Moore. Mostly contains postmarks from military camps and stations during the First and Second World Wars. Also includes a souvenir booklet with postcards showing images of of the Petawawa Military Camp.
Subject Access
Post Offices
First World War
Second World War

Window Display - Wartime Prices and Trade Board

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson Department Store fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1937
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B1 F16 30
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson Department Store fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B1 F16 30
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1937
Series
Anderson Department Store fonds - Andersons Limited series
Anderson Department Store fonds - Andersons Limited series - Photographs sub-series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing an Anderson Department Store window display celebrating the work of the Wartime Prices and Trade Board in controlling price inflation following the First World War.
Name Access
Anderson Department Store
Andersons Limited
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Business and Industry
First World War
Images

Papers and Essays - Elgin Women's Work During the Great War

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1897-2001
Accession Number
2002-25
Storage Location
R7 S2 Sh4 B2 F69
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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin Historical Society fonds
Creator
Hattie Robinson
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2002-25
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R7 S2 Sh4 B2 F69
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1897-2001
Physical Description
1 hand written school notebook. 8 pgs notebook transcript.
Scope and Content
From a series which consists of papers and essays prepared for and/or presented to the Elgin Historical Society and its predecessor the Elgin Historical and Scientific Institute.
"Elgin Women's Work During the Great War" by Hattie Robinson, 2001. R7 S2 Sh4 B2 F69
Address by Hattie Robinson to: "Women's Historical Society" describing the work done by Elgin County Women's groups to raise funds for relief efforts and support materials for "Comfort Boxes" sent to soldiers at the front. Not dated.
Hattie Robinson served as Secretary of the Elgin Branch of the Canadian War Contingency Association (C. W. C. A.) during their First World War activities.
See: http://www.elgincounty.ca/fww/images/Left%20At%20Home/CWCA/cwca%20index.htm for photogallery of original notebook pages.
Name Access
Elgin Historical Society
Elgin Historical and Scientific Institute
Subject Access
First World War
Images
Documents

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Papers and Essays - Elgin Women's Work During the Great War

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1897-2001
Accession Number
2002-25
Storage Location
R7 S2 Sh4 B2 F69
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin Historical Society fonds
Creator
Hattie Robinson
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2002-25
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R7 S2 Sh4 B2 F69
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1897-2001
Physical Description
1 hand written school notebook. 8 pgs notebook transcript.
Scope and Content
From a series which consists of papers and essays prepared for and/or presented to the Elgin Historical Society and its predecessor the Elgin Historical and Scientific Institute.
"Elgin Women's Work During the Great War" by Hattie Robinson, 2001. R7 S2 Sh4 B2 F69
Address by Hattie Robinson to: "Women's Historical Society" describing the work done by Elgin County Women's groups to raise funds for relief efforts and support materials for "Comfort Boxes" sent to soldiers at the front. Not dated.
Hattie Robinson served as Secretary of the Elgin Branch of the Canadian War Contingency Association (C. W. C. A.) during their First World War activities.
Name Access
Elgin Historical Society
Elgin Historical and Scientific Institute
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Papers and Essays - "Letters to His Family"

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1897-2001
Accession Number
2002-25
Storage Location
R7 S2 Sh4 B2 F47
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Item Number
R7 S2 Sh4 B2 F47
Accession Number
2002-25
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R7 S2 Sh4 B2 F47
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1897-2001
Physical Description
3 pgs. of textual records
Scope and Content
Series consists of papers and essays prepared for and/or presented to the Elgin Historical Society and its predecessor the Elgin Historical and Scientific Institute. Item consists a transcription of two letters from a First World War fighter pilot signed "Jack". "Letters to His Family" by First World War fighter pilot "Jack," 1917. R7 S2 Sh4 B2 F47
Name Access
Elgin Historical Society
Elgin Historical and Scientific Institute
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Norman B. "Nipper" Scott fonds

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Norman B. "Nipper" Scott fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual records
graphic material
objects
moving images
Date Range
1917-1981
Accession Number
2010-18
Storage Location
C2 Sh4 B4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Norman B. "Nipper" Scott fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
2010-18
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C2 Sh4 B4
GMD
textual records
graphic material
objects
moving images
Date Range
1917-1981
Physical Description
72 p. of textual records
3 volumes
3 photographs : b&w
3 medals
1 pin
1 tie
1 tie tack
1 badge
2 VHS cassette tapes
1 drawing
1 greeting card
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of various materials relating to Captain Norman B. "Nipper" Scott's service with the Royal Flying Corps/ Royal Air Force, Squadron 11 in England and France during the First World War. Includes:
53-page typescript entitled "Diary of a War Bird"
Pilot's log book, August 14, 1917 to November 25, 1918, including miscellaneous correspondence and certificates
Diary, January 1, 1918 to December 31, 1918
Diary, January 1, 1919 to May 18, 1919
3 black and white photographs, circa late 1917 to early 1918
12 p. typescript entitled "A History of the Scott Family"
7 p. of correspondence, 1973, and attached list of officers of 11 Squadron, Royal Air Force, 1918
Regimental tie
1 RFC tie tack
1 RFC badge
3 medals
1 pin
2 VHS cassette tapes, 1981, containing interviews with N.B. Scott
1 pen and ink drawing, 1973, by N.B. Scott, showing the Ketchum-Ferguson farm house "Maplehurst", south of the Union Road (constructed 1859)
1 greeting card featuring the above drawing
Name Access
Scott, Nipper
Scott, Norman "Nipper"
Subject Access
First World War
Accruals
Expected

Elgin County Book of Remembrance

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1930
Storage Location
Box 56, Envelope 19735
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 56, Envelope 19735
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1930
Physical Description
2 negatives : glass plate
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
Two black and white photographs of the front cover [19735a] and interior pages [19735b] dedicated to members of the Shipway, ShirleySifton (including Ellis Wellwood Sifton, V.C.) and Silcox families in the Elgin County Book of Remembrance, deposited at the Memorial Hospital, St. Thomas, in 1930. The book is now on display at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital.
Name Access
Memorial Hospital
St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital
Subject Access
First World War
Images

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