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Final Descent: The Loss of the Flagship Erie

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives134957
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2014
Storage Location
REF 24
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Creator
Author: Robert D. Schweyer
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Reference Room
Storage Location
REF 24
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2014
Publication
Jarvis, Ont.: The Schweyer Family, 2014
Physical Description
1 volume
124 p.
Name Access
Lawrence Station (Ont.)
Southwold (Ont. : Township)
Subject Access
Air Disasters

War Brides Speaking at W.I. Meeting

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives138830
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Clachan Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
2010
Accession Number
2015-20
Storage Location
R13 S2 Sh2 B2 F1 36b
  1 image     1 website  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Clachan Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2015-20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R13 S2 Sh2 B2 F1 36b
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
2010
Series
Clachan Women's Institute fonds - Tweedsmuir History series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col.
Scope and Content
Colour photograph of Edna Simpson and Ruby Fletcher at a Clachan W.I. meeting held March 22, 2010, included in the Clachan Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Volume Four, page 36. The two women were war brides and spoke of their experiences during and after the Second World War.
Name Access
Clachan Women's Institute
Clachan (Ont.)
Subject Access
Tweedsmuir Histories
Second World War
URL Notes
Link directs to the source information for this image, from the Tweedsmuir book.
Images
Websites / Street View

Second World War Soldier - Orville Long's Grave

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Clachan Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
2012
Accession Number
2015-20
Storage Location
R13 S2 Sh2 B3 21
  4 images     1 website  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Clachan Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2015-20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R13 S2 Sh2 B3 21
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
2012
Series
Clachan Women's Institute fonds - Tweedsmuir History series
Physical Description
4 photographs : col.
Scope and Content
Four colour photographs concerning the grave of Orville Albert Long (service number A116352), a Second World War soldier, included in the Clachan Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Volume Six, page 21. Trooper Long was born in 1921 to Garnet H. and Annie Mae (Purcell) Long in Wardsville. He was a member of 14th Canadian Hussars, R.C.A.C., and was killed in action on August 27, 1944. He is buried at Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery in Calvados, France:
Trooper Long's gravestone, with a picture of him [21a];
A view of Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery [21b];
A memorial ceremony [21c];
A scenery shot, possibly taken in France [21d].
For more information, see Library and Archives Canada's Service Files of the Second World War - War Dead, 1939-1947: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/second-world-war/second-world-war-dead-1939-1947/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=41904&
For more information, see Library and Archives Canada's Canadian Virtual War Memorial: http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2333804
Name Access
Clachan Women's Institute
Clachan (Ont.)
Subject Access
Tweedsmuir Histories
Second World War
War Memorials
URL Notes
Link directs to the source information for this image, from the Tweedsmuir book.
Images
Websites / Street View
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2014
Storage Location
Box 216, File 24
R11 S4 Sh5 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 216, File 24
R11 S4 Sh5 B2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2014
Scope and Content
Emails and a copy of a photograph of Bob Rice, who was an airman who trained at the #14 Service Flying Training School Aylmer. He was killed during an aircraft training exercise near Norwich, Ontario on July 28, 1943.
Name Access
Baldwin-Sands, Lori
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Second World War

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

1941 American Airlines Crash in Lawrence Station

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives188335
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Harley Lashbrook Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 2015
Accession Number
2016-09
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh3 B4 F1
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
R13 S3 Sh3 B4 F1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 2015
Series
Harley Lashbrook Collection - Research files series
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Photocopied newspaper clippings of newspaper articles relating to the 1941 American Airlines Crash in Lawrence Station.
Name Access
Lawrence Station (Ont.)
Subject Access
Air Disasters

Documents relating to Dr. Joseph Mowat Janes

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives196928
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Technical Training School, St. Thomas, fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1941-2010
Accession Number
2015-02
Storage Location
M5 S3 Sh1 B2 F20
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Technical Training School, St. Thomas, fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2015-02
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S3 Sh1 B2 F20
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1941-2010
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains photocopies of records relating to Dr. Joseph Mowat Janes, who was a Squadron Leader in the Royal Canadian Air Force medical corps, and was stationed at the RCAF Technical Training School in St. Thomas from 1944-1945. File includes the following items: -Certificate of Service, Royal Canadian Air Force -Obituary of Joseph Mowat Janes, 1909-1983 -Brief biography of Joseph M. Janes, copied from an unknown publication -Transcript of a speech that was read at Joseph Janes' gravesite on June 19, 2010. -Wedding photograph of Dr. Joseph Janes and Helen V. Johnson, married December 3, 1945. -Passport issued to Dr. Joseph Janes in 1941.
Name Access
Technical Training School, St. Thomas
Subject Access
Military
Second World War
Access Restriction
Records are restricted due to provisions of privacy legislation, and are not in public domain. Please contact the archives for more information.

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

"West Elgin At War: Letters, Stories and Pictures of Local Men and Women in our Armed Forces in the Second World War"

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives43139
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2010
Storage Location
REF 20
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Creator
Compiled by Harley Lashbrook
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Reference Room
Storage Location
REF 20
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2010
Name Access
Aldborough (Ont. : Township)
West Elgin (Ont. : Municipality)
Subject Access
Second World War

War Memorial programmes

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives4930
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2000-2015
Storage Location
Box 43, File 20
R5 S6 Sh6 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 43, File 20
R5 S6 Sh6 B2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2000-2015
Scope and Content
5 programmes.
"Township of Southwold: Southwold Veterans War Memorial" programmes for 2000-2003:
-November 12, 2000 (2 copies)
-November 3, 2001 (2 copies)
-November 2, 2002.
-November 1, 2003.
-November 6, 2004.
-a letter from Mary Clutterbuck to the Elgin County Archives, requesting that they publish some war-related Bygone Days photographs to the St. Thomas Times-Journal, 2014.
"Military Heroes: Past & Present: Honouring Veterans from all Conflicts and Our Enlisted Men & Women of Today: November 7 & 8, 2015: Dutton Dunwich Community Centre"
Subject Access
Military
First World War
Second World War

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