Fonds F0032 - Beatrice Ross Fonds

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Beatrice Ross Fonds


  • 1940-1970 (Creation)

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

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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.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

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

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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

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No further accruals are expected.

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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.

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  • English

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Fonds processed by Jason Nisenson, August 2015.




Archivist's note

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

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