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Norman Hacking fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919-1997

The fonds consists of records created by Norman Hacking during his private life and public life as a writer. The majority of the fonds are textual records, but there are some photographs that document his childhood, family members and friends, and marine vessels. Included in the fonds are correspondence (documenting his activities and relationships with family and friends while stationed overseas during World War II), research notebooks, scrapbooks, and ephemera relating to B.C. history and the maritime history of Vancouver, newspaper articles from the Vancouver Daily Province, and unpublished drafts of manuscripts and short stories.

Hacking, Norman

Kamloops Civilian Auxiliary fonds

  • CA KMA 0.2870;0.3132
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1945

The fonds consists of minutes, reports and correspondence of the Kamloops Civilian Auxiliary from 1943 to 1945.

Kamloops Civilian Auxiliary

George E. Barnes fonds

  • CA MMB 1395
  • Fonds
  • [189-?]

The fonds consists of correspondence from Rear-Admiral H.F. Stephenson (Royal Navy Pacific Station) to Lt. Col. G.A.L. Rawstorne relating to mine recommendations by the Admiralty and a reply containing a detailed report and chart with sections contributed by Captain G.E. Barnes. Chart is of the mouth of Esquimalt Harbour. Fonds includes Barnes' photographs of Victoria and Esquimalt are and a mock battle in Beacon Hill Park (Victoria).

Barnes, George E.

Arthur and Alice Leighton fonds

  • CA NCAI 1998 007 A;1993 034 M
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1940

The fonds consists of records of Arthur and Alice Leighton relating primarily to activities and military service in World War I. Fonds includes correspondence and financial records of the Leightons, and military records of Arthur Leighton, created during the war years. Fonds also includes childhood correspondence of Arthur Leighton relating to his schooling and activities as a youth, and some records of activities of the Leightons after the war. Fonds also consists of photographs of the Leightons, the Wright family, Arthur Leighton's service in the Boer War and World War 1, sporting activities including cricket and golf and social activities. Fonds is arranged in seven series: 1) Legal documents and certificates; 2) Personal correspondence; 3) Financial records; 4) Building records; 5) Travel; 6) Military records; and 7) Photographs.

Leighton, Arthur

Ferry family fonds

  • CA UNBC 2000.8
  • Fonds
  • 1917-[199-?]

The fonds consists of newspaper articles on John Ferry and several documents related to Carney Ferry's work as a CNR agent. The bulk of the fonds documents William Dow Ferry's accomplishments, from his sixth grade report card to law school transcripts, university diplomas and certificates of appointment. Most photos are formal shots of William Ferry but one series relates to his military service, including photographs of soldiers in Whitehorse ca. 1940.

Ferry family

George E. Timms fonds

  • CA VPL 49619-49844
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1918

The fonds consists of photographs depicting scouting activities in North Vancouver and Howe Sound, portraits and panoramas in Vancouver, homes and panoramas of the Fraser Valley and troops at Glenogle.

Timms, George E.

Mananobu Kawahira fonds

  • CA JCN 94/82
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1954

Fonds consists of 11 series relating to Masanobu Kawahira's incarceration in the Angler, Ontario prisoner of war camp. Materials include notes, notebooks, correspondence, manuscripts, stationery, postcards, a map, a photograph, a pencil and a handcrafted medal.

Kawahira, Masanobu

Lorne McKenzie fonds

  • CA FAR 982.110-982.117
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1945

The fonds consists of maps of England, a war and peace diary, a record of officer services, and pamphlets relating to the 15th Field Artillery Regiment.

McKenzie, Lorne

E.J.D. Edmonds fonds

  • CA FAR 982.390.1
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1945

The fonds consists of lecture notes, a field message book, photographs from World War I, and maps relating to the activities of the 15th Field Artillery Regiment and the batteries it perpetuated.

Edmonds, E.J.D.

Lieutenant Colonel F.T. Coghlan fonds

  • CA FAR 982.653.1
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1914-1918]

The fonds consists of a field service notebook, and a field service notepad relating to activities of batteries which the 15th Field Artillery Regiment perpetuated.

Coghlan, F.T.

G.F. Blyth fonds

  • CA FAR 982.717
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1962

The fonds consists of photographs of the 1948 flood, officers and other military scenes relating to the activities of the 15th Field Artillery Regiment.

Blyth, G.F.

R.T. DuMoulin fonds

  • CA FAR 982.888;982.216;984.513;984.522;985.71;985.188
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1963

The fonds consists of files on Sarcee Camp, the Royal Canadian Artillery Association, Vancouver Artillery Officers, a minute book, a field service pocket book and notes, and correspondence.

DuMoulin, R.T.

27th Anti-Aircraft Regiment fonds

  • CA FAR 983.48
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1945

The fonds consists of a war diary.

Canada. Canadian Army. Anti-Aircraft Regiment, 27th

15th Field Artillery Regiment fonds

  • CA FAR 984.17;986.260
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1979

The fonds consists of subject files, a nominal roll, and slate of officers, war diaries, orders, and a Sergeant's Mess Cash Book.

Canada. Canadian Army. Field Artillery Regiment, 15th

E.F. Thrussel fonds

  • CA FAR 985.158
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1945

The fonds consists of maps, a ration book, travel documents, a nominal roll, a field message book, a roll book, letters, maps, and photographs relating to the activities of the 15th Field Artillery Regiment.

Thrussel, E.F.

W.R. Harvey fonds

  • CA FAR 985.207;983.139
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1943

The fonds consists of records of services, letters, certificates, attestations and photographs relating to the 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 11th Machine Gun, B.C. Hussars.

Harvey, W.R.

Royal Canadian Navy Pacific Command fonds

  • CA MMB 986.100-986.113;L238;L552;L984.21.19.1-3;L1225;L1226;L3541;L3544a-d
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1950

The fonds consists of records of telegrams received (1914-1937), one bank account register for HMCS Rainbow (1914-1919), record of Pacific Command ratings (1929-1937), lists of summary ratings and divers (1930s), signal log (1928-1929), and deck logbook of HMCS Armentieres, engine room registers, watchkeeping logs from the HMCS Patricia, and deck logbook (1950) for HMCS Naden.

Canada. Royal Canadian Navy. Pacific Command

William R. Nunn fonds

  • CA EMA 986.23;986.35;V986.13;V987.18;989.4
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1945]

The fonds consists of photographs of vessels in Esquimalt Graving Dock; William Robert Nunn and his grandfather Robert Henry Nunn; and his house. Also includes Nunn family documents (copies); a scrapbook and clippings relating to the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II; and notes on his grandfather and the history of his house.

Nunn, William Robert, 1904-

Royal Canadian Artillery Association fonds

  • CA FAR 986.404
  • Fonds
  • 1977-1978

The fonds consists of letters, messages, proceedings, a memo and a nominal roll.

Royal Canadian Artillery Association

U.D. Mackins fonds

  • CA MMB 986.87.1-6
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1918

The fonds consists of a certificate of discharge from the CGS Newington for Mackins' service as an able-bodied seaman (1914-1915); an agreement re the vessel the Teucer, and photographs of ships and sailors. Fonds includes a published photograph album with views of Victoria and area.

Mackins, U.D.

R.V. Stevenson collection

  • CA FAR 987.153;990.321
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1974

The collection consists of minutes of Battery Commander meetings, reports, training plans, nominal rolls, memos, and daily orders relating to the 15th Field Artillery Regiment.

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