World Wars and Between

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  • Special Collections & Archives preserves collections related to the First and Second World Wars as well as the interwar and post-war periods. Several collections feature the diaries, photographs, memorabilia, military decorations, correspondence, and scrapbooks of servicemen including Frederick Arthur Edmonds, W.E. Short, John Gartshore Martin, Kenneth Germany Rowntree, and Joseph Illig, among others. In addition, the department holds collections related to Cameron Clare Hill and Jerzy-Tadeusz Pindera, both of whom were captured as prisoners of war. Other collections include material documenting the lives and activities of the Keffer family while they lived in Germany during the interwar period, and material related to Gladys Lilian King documenting her work experiences in England during the First World War. The department also holds reports, studies, manuals, and radio broadcast transcripts related to Second World War propaganda research, many of which were written by the British Broadcasting Corporation.

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H. Stanley Smart fonds.

  • SCA211-GA190
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  • 1942-[after 1945]

Fonds consists of the correspondence of H. Stanley Smart to his family in Grassie, Ontario, written while he was stationed in England during World War II. Includes letters, airgraph letters, postcards, a telegram, and a roll of honour. The correspondence covers Smart's time in Europe from the first letter after his arrival in England (dated December 20, 1942) to the last letter before he sailed back to Canada (dated December 19, 1945), and describes his daily activities, training, social outings, leaves, health, and general news about the war.

Smart, H. Stanley