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"Beginners please; my life in amateur theatre"; by Bert Williams

  • CA UNB MG H 132
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1979]

This is a photocopy of a bound volume of Bert William's "Beginners Please My Life in Amateur Theatre". The work discusses his early life, including growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Bolton, Lancashire, England; attending school; and working at various occupations while a young boy -- in a factory, in a cotton mill, and for several cinemas. He also comments on his early years in amateur theatre, the Workers' Educational Society, the First World War (Great War), the Second World War, and his work in adult theatre, both in England and in Canada, as a director, actor, and stage hand . The volume also includes photocopies of newspaper clippings, correspondence, and theatre programmes.

Williams, Bert

"The Dollar Woman" Performed 1977

  • Fonds
  • 1977

A program for the play "The Dollar Woman" as well 2 newspaper clippings telling the review of the same play.

104th Battalion

  • CA HM 12.48
  • Fonds
  • 1888 - 1917

This Fonds consists of records of Harry Jones Myles and John Firman Ashe who were both killed in action in France.

104th Battalion

5th Armoured Regiment

  • CA HM 09.05.00
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1947

Fonds consists of Orders from 1940-1941, Regimental Orders of 1940-1946 Mobilization and General Orders and Routine Orders for 1940-1942.
Army:
3 photocopies pages of "Canadian Army in Canada 1943." 1 handwritten page of the formation of the 8 NB Regiment. 13 photographs of Camp Utopia in 1944. Minute book for Officers Meetings at Camp Sussex. Included are original programs for Home Coming Reception 1946, 1 for Memorial Church Parade 1946 and 1 for The Army Show, date unknown and Also included 1 Gasoline Licence and Ration Coupon book.
Intelligence:
Military and Air Force Intelligence Summary 1931-1938 and 1944.
Tanks
Photograph and accompanying article of the 8th NB Hussars tanks lined up on a shoot at the Tollo crossroad, 30 + photographs of tanks. Photograph and description of a Thompson Machine Gun and a Lee-Enfield Rifle.
Personnel
Newspaper clippings of Men serving from Kings County, Attestation Papers, Active Service, Canadian Travel Certificate, Paybook, Physical Standards, Personnel Lists and Record Book of Officers Service. Casualty lists/ Honour rolls of 8th NB Hussars plus all other Canadian Armoured Regiments. Photographs, obituary and various memorabilia Burton McAlary.
Borden:
Regimental Orders from Camp Borden April 25-September 23, 1941. Also included is a Certificate of Discharge for Cpl. Fairweather January 1940 and photograph of Canadian Armoured Fighting Vehicles School July 1938.
Princess Louise
Included are photocopied photographs and 6 actual photographs of the horse, Princess Louise in Italy and on her arrival in Canada. A booklet, "A Colt that Became a Hussar" by Douglas How and a booklet "Autobiography of Princess Louise I" by Lt. Col R S McLeod. Records also included are 6 newspapers articles.
Training:
Major Black - Signal and Wireless Training plus materials about the North African Campaign.
Training syllabus for Camp Sussex and Camp Borden, Courts Martial Training, Problem Solving and Exercises and Message and Signal Training .Also included are 22 Pamphlets.
1942: Field Craft and Battle Drill, Notes on Japanese Army
1941: Prevention of Fraud, Handbook on District Courts-Martial, Infantry Training Supplements 2 & 3. Inspection, Maintenance and Care of Army Vehicles. Military Training Pamphlets 46 & 50. Basic Training, Advanced Training and Pistol Training.
1940: Military Training No 3, 33, 34, 37 & 38. Small Arms Training
1939: Protection against Gas and Air Raids. Physical Training Tables Warden .
G117 Norvin Smith Crawford

5th Armoured Regiment

8th Canadian Hussars (PL)

  • CA HM 09.06.00
  • Fonds
  • 1848-2009

This Fonds consists of:
Materials on the Armoured Corps, Coyote APCs, and a drawing of a Coyote.
Uniforms include information on badges, uniforms, and dress insignia, which include 5 hand-written pages of an account on belt buckles and changes to be made.
Army Dress Committee Minutes from 1997 and 13 illustrations of badges. The Minutes from the Dress Symposium, December 1959. Pamphlet "Regimental Orders of Dress 1965." Flat badges and Shoulder Flash information.
Bits:
Information on bits, spurs, and stirrups used by the Canadian Cavalry and by the Mounted Police

Training:
Consists of folders and pamphlets. 8 Student Assessment folders. Exercise for Muskrat Scramble. Tank and infantry operations. Officer Classification Training 1972. Repair Schedule and Times for Rifle 1986. Heating and Ventilation Products. Signal Training, COTC Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Training. Phase I; May to August 1956. Phase II, May to august 1957 and handouts for May to August 1957. Also included are materials for RCASC Precision 1952-1957 and a Light Armoured Troop Drills. Materials in binder include; 1985 Camp Maps, Command Structures, Operations Orders, and Training Diagrams. A second binder of material on the Fundamentals of AFV Gunnery (Cougar) 1989, pictures, and instructions and Drills.
Publications:

Photocopied articles pertaining to the Hussars over a period of 30 years and Printers copy of the 1973 Sabretache. Included are numerous articles from CFB Gagetown Gazette, newspaper, and original newspaper articles.

Peace Keeping:
Materials include 6 pencil sketches by Gary Bowser 1979. "The 8th Hussars Magazine 1979," photocopies of 6 photographs taken near Nicosa or Kyrenia, Cyprus, 2 Change of Command Certificates, and 18 page newsletter and photograph from Egypt. Also included is correspondence regarding NATO.

Band:
Band materials include sheet music, photographs, and 1 sheet of correspondence. A folder of music includes the arrangement of the " Galloping Hussars."
Guidon:
Materials include photocopied pictures, photographs, newspaper articles, and correspondence.

Regiment:
Includes material Distribution Lists, notes from an address, Dress Regulations, minutes from meetings, and Allocation lists.

125th Anniversary:
Materials on planning minutes for the 125th Anniversary, brochures, newsletters, drills, and Nominal Rolls for parade participants that include 2 folders, 1 book, and 11 binders. Folders include Situation Reports, General Invitations, and a large book of Attendees with signatures and addresses. Materials in binders include "The sunset Ceremony," After Action Report, Royal Review, 100 Man Guard of Honour, Invitations and Programme for Regimental Review, and Sunset Ceremony, and Committee Meetings.

Correspondence:
Materials include correspondence plus 1 envelope of programs and invitations

Nominal Rolls:
Materials include Nominal Rolls in 5 folders from 1973-1975

Militia:
Numerous photocopied pictures and a brief history of the militia with some publicity information. The Militia Nominal Roll for 1973. An annual training plan for 1986-87 and a small pamphlet on Constitution and Mess Rules.

Correspondence:
Materials include letters and invitations.

Inspections:
Photographs of inspections and reviews. Printed materials for the formation for reviews.

Photographs:
2 albums, 23 envelopes and numerous sleeves of pictures

Discharge:
Discharge papers for Pte. Charles M Brown dated 8 April 1946

Gagetown:
Included are newspaper clippings and building and planning of CFB Gagetown.

Association:
Included materials are letters of Patent for the formation of the Association.

Correspondence:
Materials include letters.

Museum:
Records regarding the setup of the Museum. Also includes the agreement with Virtual Museums of Canada.

Bylaws:
Records of Minutes, newsletters, membership list, and bylaws

Princess Anne:
Paperwork in reference to the Appointment of HRH Princess Anne as Colonel-in-Chief.

Photographs:
Photographs of HRH Princess Anne during her visit to the Regiment.

Publications:
5 Newspaper articles of HRH Princess Anne

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars

8th Hussars Museum Collection

  • CA HM 09.08.00
  • Fonds
  • 1870-2009

Fonds consists of Photographs by various contributors that Includes 12 satellite photo negatives. Correspondence that includes letters and copies of letters to and from unit staff and others at various bases from Petawawa, Gagetown, Winnipeg and Germany. Some of these letters are handwritten but the majority are typed.
History of the Regiment:
Rough Draft of the How History. Correspondence with members regarding History including History notes. First draft of the History without pictures . A binder of photocopies of newspaper articles pertaining to the regiment's history and photocopies from various publications compiled for the 150th Anniversary of the Regiment.
Service:
Original hard covered book with Officers? Service from 1896-1944. Plus 10 pages of Officers Particulars including one page Slate of Officers.
Publications:
A copy of Instructions for Competition categories for NATO Allies exercises 1994 held in Germany. Included are photographs and articles pertaining to the 8th Hussars museum opening in Sussex. Also information in regards to museum operations and administration. Also included is a Certificate of Service for Otty Corbett.
Nursing Sisters
Madeline McEwen was a Nursing Sister with the rank of Lieutenant. She was commissioned on March 23, 1942. Sandra Muir was at Camp Aldershot, Nova Scotia. She was a 2nd Lt. This file includes an album CWAC Summer Camps 1966-1969.; 15 CWAC pictures( most are notated) donated by Sandra Muir. A Certificate of Service, a photograph and a Service Badge Certificate from Madeline McEwen.
Rangers:
1 page Militia Orders of 1903 and 14 pages of Regimental Organization and Historical Sketch.
2 videos one original and a copy of Vimy Ridge.

8th Hussars Museum

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars fonds

  • CA PANB MC1178
  • Fonds
  • 1893, 1896, 1900, 1912

The fonds consists of militia service rolls for the years 1893, 1896, 1900 and 1912 for Westmorland County. The service rolls for the years 1893, 1896, and 1912 include the recruits' age, place of residence, and date of enlistment. The 1900 roll is incomplete and provides only the men's names and corresponding rank.

The fonds also contains photocopies of issues of "The 8th Hussar" newsletter, published weekly by the 8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars (Vol. 1, #1, 26 August 1945 – Vol. 1, #14, 24 November 1945 inclusive).

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars

8th Princess Louise's NB Hussars

  • CA HM 09.04.00
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1940

Fonds consists of one series of WW II photographs , Photocopy of 1920 Slate of Officers and Originals of 1939 Nominal Rolls, 9-1932 Medical Officers and 1 Armourer Certificates .

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars

8th Regiment of Cavalry

  • CA HM 09.02.00
  • Fonds
  • 1848-1914

Fonds consists of a photocopied History which includes history of Regiment, of Flag, Coat of Arms and HRH Princess Louise. 9 pages about the Peace Organization of the Cavalry photocopied from the Army Review. Also included are photocopies of article by Patricia Belier re: Isaac Burpee 1875-1951 a well known businessman and 2nd Lt. of the 8th Hussars. 1848-1913 ,General Orders and Routine Orders. Also 1909-1910 Bound Copy of Appointments, Regulations, General and Militia Orders. 3 original books 1- June 1907-1911 Regiment Orders, 2-1892-1894 Orders and 3 1899-June1908 Routine Orders. Personnel in uniform, list of Regiment members and 1867 Report of the Militia . A copy of Dress regulations for the Militia 1907.and Ceremonial Sabretachs and dress uniforms 1880-1900s'. Photocopied pages of the Field Exercise and Evolutions of Infantry 1861and a photocopied newspaper clipping of 1896 describing the regiments service in the Sudan and 1 photo of the Royal Canadians in South Africa. 5 pages of prizes- 1875 photo silver coffee urn which was the prize for shooting; a silver trumpet for Efficiency and a Certificate of Military Instruction for Lt. J W Black. Training- photo 1901 Cavalry Training School in Toronto and a original copy of Kings regulations and Orders for 1912. A bound copy of 1901-1908 Instructions for Camps , and original pieces of paper-Discharge Certificate for CM Brown, 2 messages from King George VI. Annual Reports 1880-1887. and a bound copy of Annual Reports 1880 and a bound copy of Annual Reports 1890-1899

8th Regiment of Cavalry

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