Stuart Ivison fonds
The archives consists of correspondence and other material related to Stuart Ivison’s service during the war. He wrote home to his wife regularly, and often letters to his children, which comprise the bulk of the collection. There are also letters...
Ivison, H.E. Stuart
J. L. Garvin, Frank Waters, and Oliver Woods fonds
The major treasure of this part is the series of letters between Garvin and Viola Woods, Oliver’s mother and Garvin’s future wife. Viola was unhappily married to the writer Maurice Woods when she first met Garvin but the death of Garv...
Waters, Frank Henry
Gordon Griffith fonds
The fonds consists of Griffith’s in-flight navigator’s reports of bombing raids over German targets, detailing height, speed, temperature, instrument checks, unusual incidents, bomb release time, course flown, special instructions, and observation...
Robert Dorsey fonds
The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, maps, clippings, and other printed material pertaining to Dorsey’s life, military service and involvement in WWII.
Dorsey, Robert Edmund
Antony Fenwick (Tony) Pickard fonds
The fonds consists of documents and photographs mostly related to Pickard’s Naval service during the Second World War and into the early 1960s.
Pickard, Antony Fenwick
Robert J. Longini fonds
The fonds consists mostly of photographs from World War II, with subjects including Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill at the Casablanca Conference; the Allied bombing of the Benedictine monastery at Monte Cassino; troop trucks, mule trai...
Longini, Robert J.
Leslie McFarlane fonds
The archive consists of material related to his writing, including scripts, manuscripts, essays, and other material. Of note is his first published essay from 1918. There are extensive diaries from 1929-1951, including detailed accounts of the Gre...
Evans family collection
The collection consists mainly of correspondence between family members and close friends during the First World War, as well as some military documents and photographs.
Henry Eugene (Hank) Novak fonds
The fonds consists of 9 letters and telegrams from Hank to his parents in Hamilton while he was in the RCAF, 1944-45; 4 letters from “Mrs. Murray” to Hank’s mother (Mrs. Murray was a Scottish relative of Hank’s Canadian fiancée, Jean Gilchrist, wh...
Novak, Henry Eugene (Hank)
World War, 1939-1945, Underground Resistance collection – Belgium
Collection consists of newspapers (85 titles, ca. 400 issues); broadsides (97 items); leaflets (130 items); and publications (30 items) produced by or relating to the underground resistance in Belgium during the Second World War. Most of the docum...
World War, 1939-1945, Jewish Underground Resistance
Collection consists of original documents collected by David Diamant over a period of approximately 30 years dealing primarily with the Jewish segment of the French underground resistance; many of the documents originate with communist groups, and...
Jessie Joselin fonds
The fonds consists of letters of thanks to Mrs. Joselin from British and French families who received donations of clothing, and letters to Joselin from her friend, Bettina (‘Bun’) Somers.
Joselin, Jessie Sarah
World War, 1939-1945, Underground Resistance collection – France
Collection consists of newspapers and periodicals (114 titles, ca. 400 issues); broadsides (33 items); leaflets (341 items); and books and pamphlets (84 items) and other documents (27 items) produced by or relating to the underground resistance in...
Royal Air Force (RAF) Collection
There are two letters written by Arthur Medland. The first is written to his Uncle, William P. White, the second is written to Douglas S. White, who seems to be William's son based on the content of the letters. Medland's letter to Douglas mention...
Second World War Realia
This collection consists of various pieces of ephemera and other items related to the Second World War.
John Wigmore collection
The collection consists of forty-five letters from John Wigmore to his parents, plus two additional letters from his brother Bill, written between 1942-44.
Wigmore, John G.
Hamilton Spectator collection
The collection consists of 4 letters addressed to William Mullis, editor, The Hamilton Spectator, Hamilton, Ont. and 1 letter to T. W. D. Farmer, editor, The Hamilton Spectator. The letters are from Rt. Hon. Arthur Meighen (1874-1960), Prime Minis...