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'Letter from Robert Marshall Anderson to Warren Andrews'

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F9 #3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F9 #3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
3 pages of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains letter from Robert Marshall Anderson, president and owner of the Anderson Department Store, to Warren Andrews, a former employee, and member of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces during the First World War
Letter is dated March 19, 1917, and is typed on "The Anderson Company, Limited" stationery
Anderson states that the morning's newspaper contained the "good news" of a big advance of French and British troops
Mentions several times that he hopes the war is coming to an end (a reflection of the general public's desire for peace)
Discusses events at the department store (Spring opening, loss of staff, rising price of merchandise)
Mentions receiving a letter from another former staff member, Donald 'Mac' McCallum
Name Access
Anderson Company Limited
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Warren A. Andrews

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B3 F17
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Creator
Hopkins Studio
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B3 F17
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm in frame 23.5 x 15.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white portrait photograph showing Anderson Department Store employee Warren A. Andrews in his military uniform, 1914. Andrews served as an officer with the 91st Overseas Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Anderson Department Store
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Elgin Regiment
Subject Access
First World War
Business and Industry
Images

Correspondence - W.A. Andrews

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item Number
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 4, 5, 6
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
5 pages / 3 letters
Scope and Content
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 4a, b, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 5a, b, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 6a
File contains a collection of letters written on December 6, 1916, from various Anderson Department Store employees to Warren Andrews, a former employee and member of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces during the First World War
Letters are all written on 9.5 cm x 14.5 cm sheets of paper, and mostly contain messages of support for the war and holiday cheer for Christmas; many employees describe events that have been taking place at the store since Anderson's absence (new Christmas decorations et. al.); a few letters reveal that St. Thomas had been having an unseasonably warm December, with a good chance of a green Christmas
Letters were posted to "somewhere in France"
Name Access
Anderson Department Store
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Correspondence - W.A. Andrews

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item Number
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 7, 8, 9, 10
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
6 pages / 4 letters
Scope and Content
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 7a, b, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 8a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 9a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 9b, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 10a
File contains a collection of letters written on December 6, 1916, from various Anderson Department Store employees to Warren Andrews, a former employee and member of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces during the First World War
Letters are all written on 9.5 cm x 14.5 cm sheets of paper, and mostly contain messages of support for the war and holiday cheer for Christmas; many employees describe events that have been taking place at the store since Anderson's absence (new Christmas decorations et. al.); a few letters reveal that St. Thomas had been having an unseasonably warm December, with a good chance of a green Christmas
Letters were posted to "somewhere in France"
Name Access
Anderson Department Store
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Correspondence - W.A. Andrews

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item Number
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 11, 12, 13, 15
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
6 pages / 5 letters
Scope and Content
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 11a, b, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 12a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 13a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 14a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 15a
File contains a collection of letters written on December 6, 1916, from various Anderson Department Store employees to Warren Andrews, a former employee and member of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces during the First World War
Letters are all written on 9.5 cm x 14.5 cm sheets of paper, and mostly contain messages of support for the war and holiday cheer for Christmas; many employees describe events that have been taking place at the store since Anderson's absence (new Christmas decorations et. al.); a few letters reveal that St. Thomas had been having an unseasonably warm December, with a good chance of a green Christmas
Letters were posted to "somewhere in France"
Name Access
Anderson Department Store
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Correspondence - W.A. Andrews

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item Number
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 16, 17, 18, 19
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
6 pages / 4 letters
Scope and Content
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 16 C5 Sh5 B1 F5 17a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 17b, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 18a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 18b, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 19
File contains a collection of letters written on December 6, 1916, from various Anderson Department Store employees to Warren Andrews, a former employee and member of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces during the First World War
Letters are all written on 9.5 cm x 14.5 cm sheets of paper, and mostly contain messages of support for the war and holiday cheer for Christmas; many employees describe events that have been taking place at the store since Anderson's absence (new Christmas decorations et. al.); a few letters reveal that St. Thomas had been having an unseasonably warm December, with a good chance of a green Christmas
Letters were posted to "somewhere in France"
Name Access
Anderson Department Store
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Correspondence - W.A. Andrews

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item Number
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 20, 21, 22, 23
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
6 pages / 4 letters
Scope and Content
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 20a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 20b, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 21, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 22, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 23a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 23b
File contains a collection of letters written on December 6, 1916, from various Anderson Department Store employees to Warren Andrews, a former employee and member of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces during the First World War
Letters are all written on 9.5 cm x 14.5 cm sheets of paper, and mostly contain messages of support for the war and holiday cheer for Christmas; many employees describe events that have been taking place at the store since Anderson's absence (new Christmas decorations et. al.); a few letters reveal that St. Thomas had been having an unseasonably warm December, with a good chance of a green Christmas
Letters were posted to "somewhere in France"
Name Access
Anderson Department Store
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Correspondence - W.A. Andrews

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item Number
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 24, 25, 26
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
6 pages / 3 letters
Scope and Content
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 24a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 24b, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 25a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 25b, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 26a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 26b
File contains a collection of letters written on December 6, 1916, from various Anderson Department Store employees to Warren Andrews, a former employee and member of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces during the First World War
Letters are all written on 9.5 cm x 14.5 cm sheets of paper, and mostly contain messages of support for the war and holiday cheer for Christmas; many employees describe events that have been taking place at the store since Anderson's absence (new Christmas decorations et. al.); a few letters reveal that St. Thomas had been having an unseasonably warm December, with a good chance of a green Christmas
Letters were posted to "somewhere in France"
Name Access
Anderson Department Store
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Correspondence - W.A. Andrews

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item Number
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 27, 28, 29
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
6 pages / 3 letters
Scope and Content
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 27a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 27b, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 28a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 28b, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 29a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 29b
File contains a collection of letters written on December 6, 1916, from various Anderson Department Store employees to Warren Andrews, a former employee and member of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces during the First World War
Letters are all written on 9.5 cm x 14.5 cm sheets of paper, and mostly contain messages of support for the war and holiday cheer for Christmas; many employees describe events that have been taking place at the store since Anderson's absence (new Christmas decorations et. al.); a few letters reveal that St. Thomas had been having an unseasonably warm December, with a good chance of a green Christmas
Letters were posted to "somewhere in France"
Name Access
Anderson Department Store
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Correspondence - W.A. Andrews

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item Number
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 30, 31, 32
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
6 pages / 3 letters
Scope and Content
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 30a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 30b, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 31a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 31b, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 32a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 32b
File contains a collection of letters written on December 6, 1916, from various Anderson Department Store employees to Warren Andrews, a former employee and member of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces during the First World War
Letters are all written on 9.5 cm x 14.5 cm sheets of paper, and mostly contain messages of support for the war and holiday cheer for Christmas; many employees describe events that have been taking place at the store since Anderson's absence (new Christmas decorations et. al.); a few letters reveal that St. Thomas had been having an unseasonably warm December, with a good chance of a green Christmas
Letters were posted to "somewhere in France"
Name Access
Anderson Department Store
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Correspondence - W.A. Andrews

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives23532
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item Number
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 33, 34, 35, 36, 37
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
5 pages / 5 letters
Scope and Content
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 33, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 34, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 35, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 36, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 37,
File contains a collection of letters written on December 6, 1916, from various Anderson Department Store employees to Warren Andrews, a former employee and member of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces during the First World War
Letters are all written on 9.5 cm x 14.5 cm sheets of paper, and mostly contain messages of support for the war and holiday cheer for Christmas; many employees describe events that have been taking place at the store since Anderson's absence (new Christmas decorations et. al.); a few letters reveal that St. Thomas had been having an unseasonably warm December, with a good chance of a green Christmas
Letters were posted to "somewhere in France"
Name Access
Anderson Department Store
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Correspondence - W.A. Andrews

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives23533
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item Number
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 38
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
1 envelope
Scope and Content
C5 Sh5 B1 F5 38a, C5 Sh5 B1 F5 38b,
File contains a collection of letters written on December 6, 1916, from various Anderson Department Store employees to Warren Andrews, a former employee and member of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces during the First World War
Letters are all written on 9.5 cm x 14.5 cm sheets of paper, and mostly contain messages of support for the war and holiday cheer for Christmas; many employees describe events that have been taking place at the store since Anderson's absence (new Christmas decorations et. al.); a few letters reveal that St. Thomas had been having an unseasonably warm December, with a good chance of a green Christmas
Letters were posted to "somewhere in France"
Name Access
Anderson Department Store
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Correspondence - Donald McCallum to W.A. Andrews

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item Number
C5 Sh5 B1 F7 2
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F7
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
9 pages of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains letters written by Anderson Department Store employee Donald McCallum to W.A. Andrews while Andrews was a member of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces during the First World War.
Name Access
Anderson Company Limited
Anderson Department Store
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Correspondence - Ruby Copeman to W.A. Andrews

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916-1917
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item Number
C5 Sh5 B1 F8 1
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F8
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916-1917
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
10 pages of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains letter from Ruby Copeman, an employee of the Anderson Department Store, to Warren Andrews, a former employee and member of the 2nd Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Forces in the First World War
Letter is dated June 15, 1917, and is written on "The Anderson Company, Limited" stationery
Letter is mostly concerned with keeping Andrews up-to-date with the various changes occuring at the department store (changes in staff etc.); Copeman states: "store and war news is about all I have to talk about."
Copeman has enclosed a clipping from the St. Thomas Times-Journal regarding the replacement of volunteer nurses with professionals at military hospitals in France
Name Access
Anderson Company Limited
Anderson Department Store
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Copeman, Ruby
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Correspondence - Ruby Copeman to W.A. Andrews

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives23536
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916-1917
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item Number
C5 Sh5 B1 F8 2
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F8
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916-1917
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
10 pages of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains letter from Ruby Copeman, an employee of the Anderson Department Store, to Warren Andrews, a former employee and member of the 2nd Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Forces in the First World War
Letter is dated August 19, 1916, and is written on "The Anderson Company, Limited" stationery
Describes some changes occurring at the department store, including the training of new administrative staff
Copeman mentions getting letters from other St. Thomas natives who are fighting in the war: a member of the Kerr family, and Donald "Mac" McCallum, another former employee of the department store
Name Access
Anderson Company Limited
Anderson Department Store
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Copeman, Ruby
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Correspondence - Robert Marshall Anderson to W.A. Andrews

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives23537
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916-1917
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item Number
C5 Sh5 B1 F9 2
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F9
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916-1917
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
11 pages of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains letter from Robert Marshall Anderson, president and owner of the Anderson Department Store, to Warren Andrews, a former employee, and member of the 2nd Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Forces during the First World War
Letter is dated November 1, 1916, and typed on "The Anderson Company, Limited" stationery; it is addressed to "somewhere in France"
Anderson states that he has published the "non-personal" part of a letter from Andrews in the local newspaper (Times-Journal?) believing it would be of interest to the people of St. Thomas
States that the 153rd Wellington Battalion have been quartered in St. Thomas for the winter
Discusses events at the department store (Autumn opening, good business, rearrangement of the stockroom, etc.)
Mentions another former store member, Donald "Mac" MacCallum, who has fallen ill while overseas training for the war
States that a number of the local men of the 91st Battalion have returned to Canada because they were physically unfit
Name Access
Anderson Company Limited
Anderson Department Store
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

War Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives9644
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

"Flying Adventures"

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives1797
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1982
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Location
W6 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
AV 21
Accession Number
2003-05
Library Catalogue Number
(Rogers Cable No.: LH 36)
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W6 B3
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1982
Series
Allview Cable 8 Local History Video fonds
Physical Description
1 videocassette (00:56:03): col., VHS
Scope and Content
"Local History with George Thorman" series Topic is "Flying Adventures", with guests Nipper Scott and Doug Carey.
Name Access
Allview Cable Services Limited
Subject Access
Aviation
Military
First World War
Conservation
Reformatted onto DVD from VHS

"World War One Flying Adventures"

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives1804
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1982
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Location
W6 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
AV 22
Accession Number
2003-05
Library Catalogue Number
(Rogers Cable No.: LH 27)
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W6 B3
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1982
Series
Allview Cable 8 Local History Video fonds
Physical Description
1 videocassette (00:56:11): col., VHS
Scope and Content
"Local History with George Thorman" series Topic is "World War One Flying Adventures", with guest Nipper Scott.
Name Access
Allview Cable Services Limited
Scott, Norman "Nipper"
Thorman, George
Subject Access
Aviation
Military
First World War
Conservation
Reformatted onto DVD from VHS
Websites / Street View

"Flying Adventures" and "World War One Flying Adventures"

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives1938
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
2010 (Originally broadcast in 1982)
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Location
W6 B7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
AV 51a
AV 51b
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W6 B7
GMD
moving images
Date Range
2010 (Originally broadcast in 1982)
Series
Allview Cable 8 Local History Video fonds
Physical Description
2 DVD-videos
Scope and Content
"Local History with George Thorman" series Guests Nipper Scott and Doug Carey discuss "Flying Adventures" (AV 51a) and "World War One Flying Adventures" (AV 51b).
Name Access
Allview Cable Services Limited
Subject Access
Aviation
Military
First World War
Conservation
Reformatted onto DVD from VHS
Websites / Street View

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