University of Calgary
UofC Navigation

Home

Search archival collections at the University of Calgary

Fonds F0032 - Beatrice Ross Fonds

Original Digital object not accessible

Identity area

Reference code

CA ACU TMM F0032

Title

Beatrice Ross Fonds

Date(s)

  • 1940-1970 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

10 cm of textual material
15 serials
3 books
56 photographs
2 maps

Context area

Name of creator

([191-]-2004)

Biographical history

Beatrice Ross enlisted with the Canadian Women's Army Corps at the start of WWII. She went overseas with the 2nd Battalion and served as an ambulance driver, transporting injured soldiers from the front to field hospitals. Following the war, Ross returned home to Alberta and settled in the Turner Valley area, working as an attendant, and later as a manager, for a large service station. She died in the summer of 2004.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Marilyn Mclivride to the Museums of the Regiments, December 2004 (MR2004.088)
Accession #TMMLA 2011.020

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Fonds consists of material gathered or created by Beatrice Ross. All records pertain to Ross's experience as a soldier in the Canadian Women's Army Corps during WWII.

Fonds is divided into seven series:
1. Correspondence.
2. Notebooks
3. Photographs
4. Ephemera
5. Clippings
6. Published material
7. Maps

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

No restrictions on access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Archival materials do not circulate and must be consulted in the TMM Library and Archives Reading Room. Duplication of materials in the collection may be subject to copyright and other restrictions. Please contact TMM Library and Archives staff for guidance on reproduction.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Fonds processed by Jason Nisenson, August 2015.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Archivist's note

This AtoM record was created by Jason Nisenson, August 2015.

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Request archival material »

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places

Physical storage

  • Shelf: EW 3-1-5