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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

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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

Ford Motor Company of Canada posters

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
ca. 1910-1945
Storage Location
M21 6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
M21 6
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
M21 6
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
ca. 1910-1945
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Elgin County History series
Physical Description
10 posters [photocopies]
Scope and Content
Posters produced by the Ford Motor Company of Canada, some advertising the Model-T, as well as posters advertising the new V-8 motor in the 1930s. Also includes two Second World War-era posters.
Name Access
Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited, St. Thomas Assembly Plant
Subject Access
Second World War
Automobiles

St. Thomas Cook Books

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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
1893-1965
Accession Number
2010-42
Storage Location
C1 Sh6 B4 F13
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2010-42
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh6 B4 F13
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1893-1965
Series
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection - Publications Series
Physical Description
5 volumes
Scope and Content
File contains cook books published by various organizations in St. Thomas, Ontario, including the following items:
C1 Sh6 B4 F13 1: A Cook Book: Tested Recipes, created by The Young Ladies' Guild, Trinity Church, St. Thomas, 1893.
C1 Sh6 B4 F13 2: Alma St. Church Group No. 3 Cook Book, 1953.
C1 Sh6 B4 F13 3: Eastern Star Cook Book, created by the Flower City Chapter, No. 91, Order of Eastern Star, St. Thomas, 1924.
C1 Sh6 B4 F13 4: Our Favorite Recipes, created by Grace United Church Fidelis Class, 1965.
C1 Sh6 B4 F13 5: Victory Cook Book, compiled by the Home and School Council, St. Thomas, ca. 1945.
Subject Access
Cookbooks
Second World War

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

West Lorne Photographs

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Harley Lashbrook Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910-50
Accession Number
2016-09
Storage Location
W9 B5 49
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Harley Lashbrook Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-09
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W9 B5 49
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910-50
Series
Harley Lashbrook Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
12 photographs : b&w ; 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
Twelve black-and-white photographs of a photograph featuring various photographs from around West Lorne Station, in ca. 1910-1950.
Featuring the opening of the McMillan Brothers Library in West Lorne in 1950; Main Street, West Lorne, before 1910; and a parade celebrating VE day in 1945, along with original captions.
Name Access
Rodney (Ont.)
Rodney Mercury
West Lorne Sun
West Lorne (Ont.)
West Lorne Public Library
Subject Access
Second World War
Railways
Images

Captain C.M. Keillor, M.D.

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Wallacetown Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1918
Storage Location
R7 S5 Sh3 B1 F1 144b
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Wallacetown Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm.107
Storage Location
R7 S5 Sh3 B1 F1 144b
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1918
Series
Wallacetown Women's Institute fonds - Tweedsmuir History series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing Captain Clifford M. Keillor, M.D., son of Alvro Keillor and Ada (Green) Keillor, Wallacetown, who served in Salonika during the First World War. Captain Keillor was later promoted to the rank of Major and also served during the Second World War. Included in the Wallacetown Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Volume 1. See also: Attestation Papers in Library and Archives Canada Collections - http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cef/001042-110.01-e.php?PHPSESSID=ldl1kr2h1l5j3dbuavbrr93910&q1=keillor&q2=clifford&q3=&interval=20
Name Access
Wallacetown Women's Institute
Wallacetown (Ont.)
Subject Access
Tweedsmuir Histories
Women
Women's Institutes
First World War
Second World War
Images

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