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Photo Album 2

In November of 1942, Brown traveled from Vancouver to Golden, then Radium and ultimately Kootenay Park where he was transported to begin his service at Camp 16, a logging camp that produced mine shoring props.

Inscription in the album says it contains a “pictorial record of my soujourn in Kootenay National Park.” The album has 100 hand-numbered pages depicting locations like Revelstoke, Glacier, Banff, 21 mile camp, 16 mile mill, Sinclair Canyon, McLeod Meadow, and activities such as bicycling, fishing, playing music, and swimming. Captions on these images may contain information such as temperature, geographic location, and persons pictured.

Diary

File contains Brown's pocket diary, given to him from his mother in Christmas of 1943. The diary contains entries from 1944 describing Brown's daily life at the conscientious objectors' camp in Kootenay National Park.

[Letters from John Langstaff]

File contains 3 letters dated 1994, 1997, and 2005, from Brown's friend John Langstaff. Contents include an obituary of a Chinese-Canadian chemist who worked at Blubber Bay, as well as a list of names of all the people who were at Blubber Bay when the conscientious objectors served there, from 1943 to 1945.

Diary of a journey to British Columbia

Pocket diary kept by Hector Langevin during a trip by rail and steamship via the United States to visit British Columbia. In 1871 as Minister of Public Works of Canada, Langevin was sent by the Federal Cabinet to visit British Columbia with the mission to acquire knowledge of the new province in relation to the Canadian Pacific Railway and possible location of its western terminus, and also to study the requirements of British Columbia for public works. Langevin's journey took him from central Canada to Chicago, then by the American Pacific Railway to San Francisco, where he embarked on the steamer Prince Alfred traveling to Victoria on Vancouver Island, and then to the mainland.

Langevin, Hector-Louis, Sir

Covers

This file contains covers of scrapbooks originally located in 01-04, 01-06, 01-08 and 01-09.

Fortunes of War

A handwritten short story placed in a scrapbook by his wife. Also, the scrapbook contains a critique of A .M . Stephen by his wife and clippings taken from the San Francisco Chronicle relating to drug addiction and world affairs, February, 1967.

Canadian Festival Plays

An introduction is added, stipulating the plays in this book form the third collection in Stephen's series "Canadian Dramas for Little Folk."

1940s

  • RBSC-ARC-1708-3-10-11
  • File
  • 1928, 1933, 1940-1949, 1962-1969, predominantly 1940-1949
  • Part of Frank H. Brown fonds

This file contains many documents pertaining to the Department of Munition and Supply.

1950

  • RBSC-ARC-1708-7-03
  • File
  • 1928, 1934, 1948-1970, predominantly 1948-1970
  • Part of Frank H. Brown fonds

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