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George S. Currie fonds

  • PPCLI C220-2.1, C220-2.2, Coll. 1 file 31(15)-3, Coll. 1 files 31(21)-15
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1969

The fonds consists predominantly of two scrapbooks, containing portraits, snapshots, newsclippings, letters, speeches, and souvenirs documenting George S. Currie's military, professional, business, civic, and civil service careers, and his family and social life. Also included is a copy of the McGill Daily (3 November 1916) containing news of the achievements and casualties of McGill men serving overseas; the certificate of his investiture in the Order of St. Michael and St. George, a caricature of "Little George", samples of safe conduct passes issued by the Allied forces ca. 1945. Items in Collection 1, file 31(15)-3 include his commission, correspondence, invitations and dance cards. Items in Collection 1, files 31(21)-15 include correspondence, speeches , diary (1941), officer's record of service book.

Currie, George Selkirk

PPCLI Museum scrap book collection

  • PPCLI C10-3.1, C10-3.2, C10-7.1, C30-1.2
  • Collection
  • 1953-1966

The collection consists of custom-bound volumes apparently intended for browsing by visitors to the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Regimental Museum during its early years (ca. 1953-1966). They consist predominantly of textual records, including newsclippings, correspondence, programs, tickets, songbooks, photographs, scripts for comedy sketches, and Mess standing orders.

Loyal Edmonton Regiment collection

  • PPCLI Collection 38
  • Collection
  • 1944-2008

The collection consists of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment's war diary for May-September 1944; a poster commemorating its 75th anniversary (1990); a recruiting brochure (ca. 2000); information on the naming of geographical features of the Edmonton housing development Village at Griesbach; and programs for regimental parades (2007, 2008).

Loyal Edmonton Regiment

Edwin Chester Hicks fonds

  • PPCLI C10-12.2
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1944

The fonds consists of an album of photographs and a few souvenirs documenting the military career of Edwin Chester Hicks. Included are pictures of PPCLI training on Vancouver Island, in garrisons in Scotland and southern England, and in the field in Italy. Some photos are annotated with the names of Hick's friends. Includes samples of military currency used in Italy.

Hicks, Edwin Chester

PPCLI menus and programmes collection

  • PPCLI C10-6.1
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1964]

The collection consists of a scrapbook containing 67 menus, invitations, and programmes of events such as mess dinners, shipboard dining, charitable variety shows, Association reunion banquets, and Trooping ceremonies. Materials are dated 1915-1964. Many of the menus were autographed by those present. Also includes a few Christmas cards of the Regiment and regimental personalities.

James Henry Horton fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 114
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1992

The fonds includes Jim Horton's passport (1926); his service records and souvenirs (1939-1945); correspondence regarding his Bronze Star (1946); correspondence regarding his release and Reserve service (1945-1969); maps (ca. 1940-ca. 1944); photographs (1939-1959); newsclippings reflecting his association with PPCLI (1940-1966); and newsclippings about his bookstore (1966, 1992)

Horton, James Henry

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Home Station Officers' Mess fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 113
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1996

The fonds consists predominantly of minutes of general meetings and Executive Committee meetings of the Home Station Officers' Mess (1978, 1982-1996). Includes catalogue of the Officers' Mess Library (1978), financial reports, budgets, correspondence (1989), directories of associate members and non-members (1993, 1994).

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. Home Station Officers' Mess

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Home Station Warrant Officers' and Sergeants' Mess fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 112
  • Fonds
  • 1914-2000

The fonds consists of the Standing Orders of the Sergeants' Mess (ca. 1930); the Constitution and By-Laws (1973); autographed menu of the first Annual Banquet (1914); menu for a mess dinner (1984); and autographed menu for the Non-Commissioned Members' Retirement Dinner (2000).

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. Home Station Warrant Officers' and Sergeants' Mess

William John Huston collection

  • PPCLI Collection 96
  • Collection
  • 1914-1997

The fonds contains 5 photographs of graves at Dickebusch Military Cemetery and one archival file containing photographs of William John Huston and his grave site, service records, transcripts of news articles and last letter home, 1915.

Huston (family)

William Gourlay Colquhoun fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 82
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1966

The fonds includes 2 portraits of Brigadier Colquhoun, and a portfolio of 20 photographs of the V-E Day and V-J Day parades at Debert Camp, Nova Scotia, 1945. Includes a résumé of Colquhoun's military service (1906-1937) and two newsclippings about him. The scrapbook, which may have been compiled by Mrs. Colquhoun, contains 128 photographs reflecting his military service in England; at Debert Camp, Nova Scotia; at Camp Nanaimo; at Vernon Camp; and at Camp Wainwright. It includes souvenirs of King George's visit to the 1st Canadian Division (24 January 1940) and the inspection by Lady Patricia Ramsay (10 February 1940). It includes newsclippings about the London Blitz; the PPCLI Women's Auxiliary; Debert Camp, Camp Nanaimo, and Vernon Camp; PPCLI operations in Sicily and Italy; and about individual PPCLI soldiers, 1939-1946.

Colquhoun, William Gourlay

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