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William E. Butler fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 79
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1954-ca. 1966]

The fonds contains 11 photographs depicting the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry at Sennelagar Camp in Germany, 1956 through 1957, and 2 group photographs of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Recruits.

Butler, William E.

Paul Robison fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 30
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1968

The fonds contains instructions, Exercise Relief Pitcher, Fort Macleod, Germany (1968); précis, "Layout of a training course with troops" (1955); course outline and notes, INSTR 1" (1964-1965); a file on theory of military history (ca. 1956-ca. 1964); and a file on military writing (ca. 1949-ca. 1968).

Robison, Paul

PPCLI Comedy Company collection

  • PPCLI C130-3.1
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1968]

The album largely consists of publicity photographs (many autographed) and programs documenting the activities of the PPCLI Comedy Company and its successor, the Dumbells. Includes a nominal roll (compiled 1968) of all members of the Comedy Company from its formation on 1916 May 16 to its amalgamation with the Dumbells on 1918 Nov 12. Includes materials created 1916-1968. Includes published magazine articles: Jack McLaren, "Mirth and mud", Maclean's Magazine, 1929 Jan.1, Mar. 1, May 15; Allan Murray, "The Dumbells", The Legionary, 1952 May, reprinted 1965 Jan.; Jack McLaren, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Trenches", Weekend Magazine, 1967 Nov 25. Includes a brief by Norman D. Clarke to the Historical Section, Army Headquarters, 1963, protesting the omission of references to the Comedy Company in the official history of the First World War.

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Regimental Museum and Archives

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

60th Battalion, Victoria Rifles of Canada : 700 days

  • PPCLI Fonds 12 file 5
  • File
  • 1960 - 1969

The file consists of a typewritten and photocopied book-length history of the 60th Battalion, C.E.F., the Victoria Rifles of Canada, which existed from June 1915 to April 1917.

60th Battalion, C.E.F. (Victoria Rifles of Canada)

William Ferguson Gregory fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 81
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1970

The fonds contains a short memoir, service records, newsclippings, letters to his father, a letter to his son, a program of music, and a blueprint of the kit layout for the First World War.

Gregory, William Ferguson

Howard Ferguson fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 116
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-ca. 1970]

The fonds consists of one album which has virtually no inscriptions or captions but contains items known to be created or collected by Howard Ferguson. Includes a photograph, presumably of Ferguson in his senior years. Includes a group portrait of the P.P.C.L.I. Concert Party (W. James Cunningham, Jack Maclaren, Norman D. Clarke, T.J. Lilly, Fred Fenwick). Includes a card featuring a painting by Ferguson's friend Tom Pritchard. Includes many photos of formal and social events of the PPCLI Association in Ottawa, including visits of Lady Patricia Ramsay and Dorothy Gault, and parades on Parliament Hill and at the National Cenotaph. Includes a story and pictures of the silver bugle that was presented by the PPCLI to the Boy Scouts of Ottawa. Includes postcards of Monaco, France, and Belgium (ca. 1900-ca. 1920). Includes a self-published short story: Shelley Plain / G.R. Stevens ; J.W. McLaren.

Ferguson, Howard

Gary D. Hunt fonds

  • PPCLI C60-16.3
  • Fonds
  • 1971

The first 3 pages of the album contain photographs and a newsclipping on winter training in Camp Dundurn, Saskatchewan. The remainder of the album documents 1PPCLI's 1971 rotation as part of the United Nations peacekeeping force in Cyprus. Consists mostly of Canadian Armed Forces photographs of soldiers on patrol, interacting with other peacekeeping forces, in ceremonial events, in athletic contests, and in recreational activities. Includes a pamphlet: 1 PPCLI : a guide for Canadian Forces personnel on duty with the United Nations in Cyprus, Apr-Sep 1971. Includes a map of Cyprus. Includes a program: Canada Day, 1 July 1971, Cyprus : a feu de joie on Canada's national day by First Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, United Nations Force Cyprus.

Hunt, Gary D.

Harry D. Lyndon fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 95
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1977

The fonds contains 19 photographs and photocopies of 4 pages from a photograph album, all depicting members of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Italy during the Second World War. Also included are 12 photographs of the Colonel-In-Chief's visit to Currie Barracks, Calgary 1977, newsclippings of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Italy, a leaflet on German words of command and various bank notes and military script.

Lyndon, Harry D.

Boyd Waddell fonds

  • PPCLI C60-20.1, C60-20.2, C60-22.1
  • Fonds
  • 1977-1980

The fonds consists of three albums of ceremonial events of the 1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (1PPCLI). C60-20.1 depicts the Presentation of Colours to the Battalion in 1977. C60-20.2 and C60-22.1, which are nearly identical albums, depict 1PPCLI's Trooping of the Colour ceremony in 1980.

Waddell, Boyd

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