The War Memory Fonds

Canadian Machine Gun Riflemen in Holland. Photograph from the Schafer Fonds.

Biographical and Administrative History

The War Memory Fonds represents hundreds of individual donations bequeathed to Professor Terry Copp over the past several decades. They deal primarily with the Second World War, but some earlier material exists. Professor Copp has used many records from this collection to write on various aspects of the Canadian Army during the Second World War.

Date(s) of Creation

ca. 1939-2007.

Physical Description

ca. 0.91 m of textual records.

Scope and Content

The War Memory Fonds contains material relating to the remembrance of Allied military activity from 1914 to 1945. The material includes books, magazines, articles, newsletters, pamphlets, museum guides, maps, correspondence, and photographs which primarily discuss Allied involvement in the First and Second World Wars, including general histories, individual accounts, and battlefield maps.