The Manuscripts Fonds

Date(s) of Creation

ca. 1948 – 2003.

Physical Description

ca. 8 boxes, 75.5 cm of textual records.

Scope and Content

The Manuscripts Fonds is a collection of works pertaining to the Great War, the inter-war years, and the Second World War. The collection consists of memoirs, unofficial regimental histories, and graduate dissertations. The documents themselves cover a wide range of topics, including, military monographs, the development of jet and rocket airplanes, interwar British foreign policy, primary documents relating to the Battle of Buron (1944), the Belgian Adegem Canadian War Cemetery registry, and diaries. The manuscripts range in length from 15 pages to 900 pages.