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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

91st Battalion on Parade

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B3 F2 7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B3 F2 7
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing the 91st Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, (Elgin Regiment) on parade on Talbot Street, St. Thomas, Ontario, 1916, immediately prior to embarking for active service in Europe during the First World War. Stamped on reverse with name of Scott Studio, St. Thomas.
Name Access
Elgin Regiment
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Scott Studio
Subject Access
First World War
Images

91st Battalion on Parade

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B3 F2 8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B3 F2 8
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing the 91st Battalion, Canandian Expeditionary Force, (Elgin Regiment) on parade on Talbot Street, St. Thomas, Ontario, 1916, immediately prior to embarking for active service in Europe during the First World War. Stamped on reverse with name of Scott Studio, St. Thomas.
Name Access
91st Battalion
Elgin Regiment
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Scott Studio
Subject Access
First World War
Military
Images

Departure of 91st Battalion from Barracks

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B3 F2 9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B3 F2 9
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm
Scope and Content
Members of the 91st Battalion CEF (Elgin’s Own) assemble near their barracks (the former Thomas Brothers woodenware factory behind the Wilson Avenue Armoury), June 25, 1916. They are about to march to the Michigan Central station (today’s CASO station) where they will board a train for Halifax.
Name Access
Elgin Regiment
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Scott Studio
Subject Access
First World War
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

91st Battalion - Presentation of Colours at Canterbury Cathedral

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B3 F7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B3 F7
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 22 x 28.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the presentation of colours at Canterbury Cathedral, England by the 91st Overseas Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1916. Published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal, April 11, 1950, with caption: "Members of the 91st Overseas Battalion of the First World War will recall this picture taken outside Canterbury Cathedral in England. It shows representatives of the Battalion, raised in Elgin County, arriving at the Cathedral, bearing the regimental colours, which were deposited in the Cathedral and remained there until the war's end, when they were brought back to Canada and placed, along with a stone from the Cathedral, in their present position in the chapel at Trinity Anglican Church, St. Thomas. Leading the party are Sergeant-Major W. Wakeling, Lieutenant Martinell McLachlin and Lieutenant Hugh C. Cameron. Others in the party include Colour Sergeant-Major Stevens and Colour Sergeant-Major McNaughton, Regimental Sergeant-Major Charles Watling, Lieutenant-Colonel W.J. Green, Major F.G. Stanbury, Captain W.F.L. Edwards, Major A.E. Medcalf, Captain D.E. Gerrard, Captain E.P. Cash, Captain George M. Baldwin, Captain Harry B. Madden, and Major George Stacey."
Subject Access
First World War
Images

91st Battalion - Officers and Wives at Canterbury Cathedral

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B3 F8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B3 F8
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21.5 x 28 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing 91st Overseas Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force officers and their wives at Canterbury Cathedral, England, August 1916, on the occasion of the deposition there of the Battalion's colours. Many officers of the 91st Battalion paid to have their wives accompany them to England, where many of them remained until their husbands returned to Canada from active service in 1919. Among the officers who can be identified are the Battalion's commanding officer Lieutenant-Colonel W.J. Green (seated in a chair in the front row, fifth from the left), second in command Major Frederick George Stanbury (seated in a chair in the front row, second from the left), B Company commanding officer Major Alfred Edward Medcalf (seated in a chair at the left end of the front row), A Company commanding officer Major George Stacey (seated on a cushion in the front row, third from the right), Assistant Adjutant Lieutenant Warren A. Andrews (standing in the back row, second from the left), and D Company commanding officer Captain Douglas Erskine Gerrard (standing in the back row, fourth from the left).
Subject Access
First World War
Images

91st Overseas Battalion - Enlisted Soldiers

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[1916?]
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[1916?]
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing four unidentified enlisted soldiers of the 91st Overseas Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (Elgin Regiment), on active duty in Europe during the First World War, [1916?].
Name Access
Elgin Regiment
Subject Access
First World War
Images

91st Overseas Battalion - Officers

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[1916?]
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[1916?]
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing seven unidentified officers of the 91st Overseas Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (Elgin Regiment), on active duty in Europe during the First World War, [1916?].
Name Access
Elgin Regiment
Subject Access
First World War
Images

91st Overseas Battalion - Lt. L.W. Kinnear

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[1916?]
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[1916?]
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.5 x 6.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing Lt. L.W. Kinnear of the 91st Overseas Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (Elgin Regiment), on active duty in Europe during the First World War, [1916?].
Name Access
Elgin Regiment
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Elgin Regiment - Regimental Parade

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 4
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing members of the Elgin Regiment participating in a regimental parade, probably at the St. Thomas, Ontario fairgrounds, [1915?].
Name Access
Elgin Regiment
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

91st Overseas Battalion - Captain N.H. McGillivray

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 5
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 Sh5 B1 F12 5
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white portrait photograph of Captain N.H. McGillivray, Military Chaplain, 91st Overseas Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, ca. 1916. In civilian life, McGillivray served as minister at Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas, Ontario. Hopkins Studio photograph.
Listed in Nominal Roll 91st Overseas Battalion: Headquarters Staff, Chaplain
Listed in Elgin County Book of Remembrance: The Great War 1914-1918: "Son of George and Caroline A. Fothergill McGillivray. Enl. Feb. 1916, Served in Canada Chaplain of 91st Battalion; England Chaplain Services; France Chaplain at No. 2 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station. Disch. Nov. 1917".
See: Attestation Papers in Library and Archives Canada Collections - http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cef/001042-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=153549&interval=50&&PHPSESSID=ia67r88e9u77dsr98kd97nlij4
Name Access
Elgin Regiment
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas
Subject Access
Churches
First World War
Images

Elgin Regiment - Regimental Parade

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 6
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 24.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing members of the Elgin Regiment participating in a regimental parade, probably at the St. Thomas, Ontario fairgrounds, [1915?].
Name Access
Elgin Regiment
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Elgin Regiment - Regimental Parade

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 7
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 24.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing members of the Elgin Regiment participating in a regimental parade, probably at the St. Thomas, Ontario fairgrounds, [1915?].
Name Access
Elgin Regiment
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Elgin Regiment - Regimental Parade

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F12 8
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 24.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing members of the Elgin Regiment participating in a regimental parade, probably at the St. Thomas, Ontario fairgrounds, [1915?].
Name Access
Elgin Regiment
St. Thomas (Ont.)
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

'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

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

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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

"Flying Adventures"

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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

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

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