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World War, 1939-1945
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Bruce Powe fonds

  • F0104
  • Fonds
  • [188-?]-2016

Fonds consists of records documenting Bruce Allen Powe's work as a writer of fiction, reviews and articles, his work as Executive Director for the Ontario Liberal Association, and his public relations career and freelance work for Powe Communications. Records include journals, day planners, notebooks, correspondence and e-mail, research files, scrapbooks, manuscripts and other draft writing, and career-related memorabilia. Also included in the fonds are family photographs and personal memorabilia; Powe's M.A. diploma, thesis and related research files; files, memorabilia and photographs pertaining to his World War II military service; and photographs, memorabilia and other records pertaining to Powe's trip to Ghana in March 1957 as associate private secretary to the Canadian Minister of Mines and Technical Surveys.

Powe, Bruce, 1925-

Ernest H. Bartlett fonds

  • F0122
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1971

Fonds consists of personal files containing correspondence, articles, photographs, certificates, etc. relating to Ernest Bartlett’s family and career with the Toronto Telegram.

Bartlett, E. H. (Ernest Henry), 1903-

Aplin family fonds

  • F0151
  • Fonds
  • 1916-2002

Fonds consists of letters written by Ted Aplin to his wife Elinor during his years of service with the R.C.A.F. including letters written while conducting relief work at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. It also contains copies of his birth certificate and passport, photographs of Aplin and his family, material that documents his political career in Scarborough, Ontario, a copy of his military service record, copies of articles written about Aplin before and after his death including obituaries and a transcript of his memorial service. It also contains material created and/or accumulated by his sons Nick and Frank in preparation for the 50th anniversary celebration of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen.

Aplin, Ted

WWII photos

File consists of historical photographs collected from the Public Archives of Canada (renamed the National Archives of Canada in 1987) and the Canadian War Museum, depicting Canada's involvement in World War II. The material was likely collected for the book, The Last Good War: An Illustrated History of Canada in the Second World War, 1939-1945 (2005).

WWII photos

File consists of historical photographs collected from the National Archives of Canada (formerly known as Public Archives of Canada prior to 1987), the City of Toronto Archives, Saskatchewan Archives Board, and the Canadian War Museum, depicting Canada's involvement in World War II. The material was likely collected for the book, The Last Good War: An Illustrated History of Canada in the Second World War, 1939-1945 (2005).

WWII photos

File consists of historical photographs collected from the National Archives of Canada (formerly known as Public Archives of Canada prior to 1987), the City of Toronto Archives, Manitoba Archives, and the Canadian War Museum, depicting Canada's involvement in World War II. The material was likely collected for the book, The Last Good War: An Illustrated History of Canada in the Second World War, 1939-1945 (2005).

Pics in chronological order

File consists of historical photographs collected from the National Archives of Canada (formerly known as Public Archives of Canada prior to 1987), the City of Toronto Archives, Manitoba Archives, and the Canadian War Museum, depicting Canada's involvement in World War II. The material was likely collected for the book, The Last Good War: An Illustrated History of Canada in the Second World War, 1939-1945 (2005).

Edgar Wardwell McInnis fonds

  • F0353
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1973, predominant 1930-1968

The fonds consists of McInnis' publication files, including scholarly articles and correspondence, drafts, research notes, photographs, and other material for "The Long Cold Peace: Treaty Making after World War II", "The East", "Canada: A Political and Social History", "North American Nations", and other works. Fonds also includes professorial files documenting his teaching at the University of Toronto and York University; Canadian Institute of International Affairs files; research files; and other material reflecting his varied interests in history, current events and world politics.

McInnis, Edgar, 1899-1973

Russell-Hoffman : Molyben. Syndicate

File consists of correspondence relating to the unsuccessful Hoffman-Russell Molybdenum Syndicate. The syndicate was created in 1939 to investigate cobalt and molybdenite deposits near Cobalt, Ontario and was dissolved in 1941 due to poor war-time financial conditions.

Wright-Rouyn

File consists of correspondence between Arnold Hoffman and Colonel Thain W. MacDowell, the president of Wright Rouyn Gold Ltd. The correspondence predominantly deals with the development of the Wright Rouyn and Stadacona gold mines. Several letters reference early events of World War II, including Neville Chamberlain's appeasement policy and the beginning of the Adriatic Campaign in 1939.