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Humphrey M.C. Carver Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0118
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1945, 1977-1992

Consists predominantly of research and draft material towards Humphrey Carver's 1945 publication, "Personnel Selection in the Canadian Army: A descriptive study".

Carver, Humphrey M.C.

Walter Rippin fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0119
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1920

Consists of material created and accumulated by Walter Rippin during his service in the Boer War and WWI. Includes original photography, glass plate negatives, maps, serials, ephemera, and some small amount of correspondence.

Rippin, Walter William

Stuart Anderson Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0122
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1945

Consists predominantly of photographs documenting the 2nd Quebec Conference, the Potsdam Conference, and the Yalta Conference. Also includes photography relating the British Home Guard During WWII as well as the Lausanne conference of 1932.

Anderson, Stuart Pelham

Margaret Willms fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0128
  • Fonds
  • 1936-2010

Consists of material gathered and created by Margaret Sallis (Willms) during the course of her time as a Mennonite immigrant to Canada, as well as information about her life created after death. Willms was fluent in German and served for a time as a contact for German prisoners of war who were held in France after WWII ended. These letters form the core of the fonds.

The fonds is organized into three series:

  1. German POW correspondence
  2. Personal material
  3. Biographical material

Sallis, Margaret

Condren Maurice Strong poetry fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0114
  • Fonds
  • 1917

Consists of 29 loose pages of typescript poetry with holograph annotations. Poetry is autobiographical and relates to Strong's WWI experiences. Date of creation is presumed to be during the war; written on first sheet of collected poems: "written in France 1917"

Strong, Condren Maurice

Audrey Cochran Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0069
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1945

Fonds consists of one photo album and associated loose photos. The photographs predominantly relate to Cochran's military career with the RCAF during the year of WWII. Some photographs are captioned, presumably in Cochran's hand.

Cochrane, Audrey

Norma Stowe Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0074
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1945, 2012

Fonds consists of material gathered and created by Norma Stowe during her time of service during WWII in the South African Military Nursing Service. Stowe sent letters home from both South Africa and Cairo where she was stationed as a nurse working for the South African Army. These letters are arranged chronologically in the Correspondence series. Photographs, which were likely originally sent as enclosures, are arranged in the Photographs series. Other material, including ephemera, certificates, and military documentation, is arranged in thematic series corresponding to the folders in which the material was received into the archives.

Stowe, Norma Kathleen

Gertrud Lessmann Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0087
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1945

The collection consists of one three ring binder with 19 double-sided pages in plastic sleeves and 13 single-sided pages taken from a photo album and placed in the three ring binder. At the end of the binder there is a single plastic sleeve with 2 inserts relating to an Belgian individual who died in Buchenwald. The collection also contains a certificate from the offices of Adolf Hitler, received by Gertrud Lessman and accompanied by a large photo.

Lessmann, Gertrud

Donald Max Brown Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0089
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1988

Fonds consists of publications, a scrapbook, newspaper clippings and documents, and a hand-written journal related to Max Brown's service as a seaman during World War II.

Brown, Max Donald

Marie Anne Murray Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0101
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1946, 2013

The fonds consists of an unbound scrapbook created by Murray while in the Canadian Navy during World War II entitled “Snaps and Scraps – My Life in the Navy”. The scrapbook contains her certificate of service, writer’s history sheet, leave documentation, photographs, snapshots, and such memorabilia as theatre programs, train tickets, birthday and Christmas cards, postcards, correspondence and newspaper articles etc.

The contents of the scrapbook are divided into four files:

  1. Service Papers
  2. Initial recruitment and training material
  3. Service in Glasgow Scotland
  4. Additional service after decommissioning

Murray, Marie Anne

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