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Fonds consists of the weekly newspaper “The Mercury” published by the 4th Canadian Armoured Divisional Signals in 1945. 13 issues of the publication are included from Sept. to Dec. 1945. The newspaper was published by the unit while it was in Almelo and Hilversum, Netherlands. Articles concern topics in unit life such as entertainment, sports, recruitments and departures, unit personnel, opinions and upcoming events. The pages also include photographs and satirical cartoons.
Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Armoured Divisional Signals, 4th
Fonds consists of files regarding the organization and administration of 664 Squadron during the Second World War. Progress reports, squadron routine orders (parades, details of duties, guards, disciplines, recreation, etc.), monthly security reports, air ministry return serials, personnel occurrence reports [for officers and airmen], and strength return RCAF personnel reports are all included in the fonds. The fonds also includes Squadron routine orders and reports regarding monthly flying times and flying accidents.
Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force. Squadron, 664
Fonds consists of files regarding a court of inquiry, activities, progress reports, transport work tickets, delivery returns, photographs, injury reports, as well as both flying and road accidents of 666 Squadron during 1945. The fonds also contains a file on the final disbandment of the Squadron.
Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force. Squadron, 666
Fonds consists of records of the Board of Directors/Board of Management, 1985-2015; records of committees, 1979-2001; legal and property records, 1986-1988, 2011; financial records, 1991-2015; and grant files, 2012-2017.
736 Outreach Corporation (Toronto, Ont.)
Fonds consists of files concerning Canada’s participation in the Persian Gulf War of 1990-1991. Includes a wide variety of communication signals and messages that were transmitted and received from late January to March 1991. Also includes Central Registry files covering a wide variety of military subjects, including air tasking orders, military intelligence and Operation Desert Shield. There are also some miscellaneous files, including incoming and outgoing messages from the Canadian Liaison Officer, U.S. Central Command. There are three series:
I. Communications Signals and Messages
II. Central Registry Files
III. General Files
Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Canadian Headquarters and Signals Squadron, 90
Collection consists of a scrapbook of the 9th Congress of Chambers of Commerce of the British Empire in Toronto. Scrapbook contains: correspondence; delegates' passes; invitations and programmes for various entertainment events, including the official delegates' welcome, a theatre party, a banquet, a sailing party, an automobile tour of Toronto, and other events; menus from the dining cars of the Canadian National Railway; newspaper clippings regarding the Congress from the Globe, the Mail and Empire, and the Star; a programme of the Congress, containing rules, resolutions, and lists of delegates; and a copy of the official report of the Congress.
Chambers of Commerce of the British Empire. Congress (9th : 1920 : Toronto, Ont.)
Collection consists of records acquired by A. Burke Doran. The collection contains four pages removed from the guest book of the Black Bay Duck Club, a hunting club located near Ottawa. The pages were used as exhibits in the 1946 hearings of the Royal Commission to Investigate the Facts Relating to and the Circumstances Surrounding the Communication, by Public Officials and Other Persons in Positions of Trust of Secret and Confidential Information to Agents of a Foreign Power. The Royal Commission resulted from the 1945 defection of Igor Gouzenko, a cipher clerk for the military attache, Colonel Nikolai Zabotin, of the Soviet Embassy in Ottawa. The pages bear the signature of Zabotin and several other Soviet officials. Also included are correspondence between the legal branch of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Department of Justice, as well as J.J. Heeney, an original owner of the Black Bay Duck Club. The collection also contains two dictaphone wartime relocation certificates issued to the law firm of Lang & Michener, and three samples of law firm letterhead.
Doran, A. Burke (Anthony Burke)
Fonds consists of correspondence, 1910-1932, notes, addresses and articles, 1922-1931, daily journals and diaries, 1910-1923, biographical material; and photographs.
MacDonald, A. Caroline, 1881-1931
This fonds consists mostly of letters and other material created and accumulated by Douglas Alkenbrack during his political career as a Progressive-Conservative back-bencher in the House of Commons from 1962 until 1979. There are a few items which pre-date 1962, mostly local history, his interest in Second Depot Dam, and his poetry. Mr. Alkenbrack's major federal concerns were the bilingualism and biculturalism issue (the "Bi and Bi Commission"); Canadian citizenship; capital punishment; gun control and pensions. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Bilingualism and biculturalism issues Newspaper clippings Personal papers, 1899-1979 (mostly 1962-1979) Office Desk Constituency office papers, 1978-1979 Constituency office papers, 1977-1978 Constituency office papers, 1976-1977 Constituency office papers, 1974-1976 Twenty ninth parliament Twenty eighth parliament
Alkenbrack, A. Douglas (Almonte Douglas), 1912-1998
Fonds consists of minute books, correspondence, and related materials of Peterborough organizations and churches, including the Peterborough Humane Society, Grace United Church, St. James United Church Men's Club, the Kala-Chi-Hi-Y Club of the Peterborough Y.M.C.A., Trinity United Church, Trinity Young Peoples' Club, and Grace United Church Boat People Committee. Also included are minutes, notes, and correspondence of The House of Four Seasons, a men's retreat centre organized by the Peterborough Presbytery Men's Council.
Vaisey, A. Douglas
The fonds consists of ephemera, news clippings, publications, scrapbooks and photographs which reflect upon the Battalion's activities and procedures. Fonds consists of the following series: Publications Scrapbooks Newspaper Clippings
Waddell, A. Douglas
The fonds consists of records generated, collected and maintained during the course of his work as a historian, a collector of historical records, and as a doctor. Also included are records related to his family.
The fonds is organized into five series.
Byerly, Alpheus E.
Fonds consists of materials documenting A. Fortescue Duguid's activities in the preparation of the "Official History of the Canadian Forces in the Great War 1914-1919" and his interest in military history. Also includes documents regarding the Second Battle of Ypres in 1915, military history publications, and various other subjects of a military nature. Includes correspondence, reports, articles, and various other documents. There are 6 series:
I. Papers relating to official histories (1921-1947)
II. Papers relating to the parts of "Official History of the Canadian Forces in the Great War" (1915-1947)
III. Correspondence regarding military history publications (1922-1947)
IV. Publications, reprints, narratives, etc. (1921-1962)
V. The Second Battle of Ypres, 1915 (1921-1936)
VI. Miscellaneous (1919-1962)
Duguid, A. Fortescue (Archer Fortescue), 1887-1976
Contents: autobiography of Irene Brown. The first fifteen pages are computer output typescript, the remaining 459 pages are ms.
Fonds consists of a floor plan of Casa Loma, and a pamphlet entitled The Castle-on-the-hill, Casa Loma Hotel, Toronto, Canada, by Lillian S. Foster.
Kennedy, A. M., fl. 1927-1984
This fonds consists of the records Alexander Malcolm (Sandy) Nicholson and document his activities as a politician, social activist and oral historian. Included is correspondence relating to his involvement with the CCF, the Quan family, and personal matters. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings of articles written by Nicholson or about his career. Also included is a Nicholson personal photo album containing ca. 80 photographs, created 1920-1978. In addition, fonds contains audio reels, audio cassettes and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by Nicholson, between 1968-1981. Interviewees include: Donald MacDonald, Murray Gaunt, Carson F. Morrison, Major Brian S. McCool, Sam Seckocheff, William Dellow, R.W.I. Urquart, Jack A. Hannah, J. Graham, P.S. Quan, Harvey McDougall, Wilder Penfield, Bette Stephenson, Stanley Knowles, Edna Jacques, Viola McIntosh, J.S. Woodsworth, M.J. Coldwell, William Dennision, Arthur D. Kelly, R.B. McClure, Clarence Fraser, Gilbert Parker, W.C. Wood, Angus McClaskey, Claire Brownscombe, Sylvanus Apps, Francis McNaughton, Henning Sorenson, Harry R. Jackman, Annie Ross MacIntyre, I.M. Hilliard, Jack Ayre, William Temple, Amy White, John McMurchy, Donald Lord Soper, Freed M. Young, Mary McLegnaghan, David S.H. MacDonald, Lewis Walmsley, Anna Pang, Mrs. Charlies Pang, C.W. Krug, Bert Wood, Art Kelley, J. Boscum St. John, A.W. Henry, Carl Witcher, Don McIntosh, Grace MacInnis, Elwood Greenfield, H. Ford, Allan Blakeney, Henry Link, Arthur Zitto, George M. Tuttle, Marnie Copland, W.M. Connell, Mrs. Toshiko Yoshikawa, Mrs. Thurlow, Hazel Toppings, and Tommy Douglas.
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Nicholson, A. M. (Alexander Malcolm), 1900-1991
This fonds contains 22 folders. It consists of A. McLean Haig's biographical data which includes a brief summary of his life. The second folder contains his incoming correspondence which includes letters from: Assistant Deputy Minister of national Defence James A. Sharpe; a copy of a letter forwarded to Haig from C.C. Wimperly of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs to Mr. A.B. Sprague; two letters between Wimperly and Haig, one with statistics concerning Northumberland and Durham Counties, the communities of Campbellford and Seymour, and the former District of Newcastle; one from A.R. Wilson, the Belleville Superintendent of the Canadian National Railway; one telegram and one business card congratulating Mayor Haig on his election in 1962 from Quebec Premiere Jean Lesage – in the telegram, it is interesting to note that Lesage is spelled Lesarge; a letter from Trans-Canada Air Lines and Air Canada Vice President Howard Cotterell with a small picture sent from Cotterell to Haig from the air carrier's annual report; a letter from CNR Rideau Manager Keith Hunt that had a piece of the rail-track from Pinnacle Street in Belleville enclosed with it after the line had been pulled from the ground in 1964; and three Christmas cards received from constituents.
The are also pieces of Haig's outgoing correspondence including: four pieces of correspondence to CNR the St. Lawrence Region Vice President, W.H. Kyle and Belleville Superintendent A.R. Wilson respectively; and a letter thanking Premiere Lesage – again spelled Lesarge, for his congratulations on winning the 1962 Belleville municipal election.
There is a folder of his municipal papers consisting of: newspaper clippings; a press release from Postmaster M.A. Murray; a program from the opening of the new wing of the Belleville General Hospital in 1956; and a report on major accomplishments achieved by the Haig administration between 1960 and 1963 prepared by City Manager J.R. Reynolds. Additional folders in this fonds include: one folder of federal government papers, nine folders containing copies of his addresses and speeches; one folder of speeches given by other people that the Mayor kept; a folder with copies of the report of the Willmott Royal Commission which looked into the McFarlands hockey team scandal; one folder of military related documents; one folder with items pertaining to the history of Belleville and Thurlow; a file with printed jokes and other items that Haig found humourous; one folder labeled miscellaneous by the original record keeper; and two volumes of scrapbooks.
Haig, A. Mclean
Fonds consists of A.P. Coleman’s geology field notes, maps, photographs, and manuscripts.
Coleman, Arthur Philemon
Fonds consists of a personal marriage register including Kenilsworth, Mt. Forest, Arthur, Plattsville, Chesley and Brant, 1896-1917.
Tonge, A. Walton, 1852-1922