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A. Alexis Alvey fonds
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Pre-Service 1941-42.

Diary, July 29-August 25, 1942, Correspondence (mainly about her entry into the service or with her mother).


The scrapbook consists of clippings & photographs May, 1942 - relating to her duties at Kingsmill House, Ottawa, Oct. 22, 1943 Galt, Vancouver, and Bytown, Ottawa. Karsh photograph of the Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, numerous candid and official photographs including the firstWren parade held in Vancouver, May 15, 1943,
programs to first night presentations of the RCN productions,"Meet the Navy," at Halifax, Ottawa, and Toronto.


This scrapbook consists of photographs and clippings May 14, 1942 relating to her duties at various stations. There is - Sept.21, 1943 some overlap with Alvey's scrapbook, but there are different photos of the same events. There is an autographed photo of the Navy team that won the Calgary Garrison championship,1942-43.


This scrapbook (1942- 1943) was presented to Isherwood when she left Canada Sept. 1943. It includes items collected by leading Wren Humel, member of Isherwood’s office staff, newspaper clippings on WREN activities, and an index compiled by Alvey. Typing by Rosemary (Robb) Pimental.


(sa: Brodie, G. and Brodie scrapbooks) 1943 Documents, Correspondence, Forms, Clippings.

HMCS"Protector" - Sydney.

G. Brodie was unit officer, WRCNS for a period at HMCS "Protector." The file was created by G. Brodie, Correspondence, photographs.


Series consists of two appointment books listing daily activities.


The scrapbook-consists of clippings and photographs Oct. 30, 1943 -
relating mainly to H.M.C.S. "Stadacona," including a July 1945 tour of Halifax by the Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, pencil portraits by Winston Elliott and Grant MacDonald including a signed Christmas card, 1944.

Canadian Navy

Series consists of photographs and clippings in scrapbooks which relate to Grace Brodie's duties at various stations.


The scrapbook consists mainly of photographs and Oct.23, 1943 clippings relating to Grace Brodie's activities at the - Sept.10, 1945 H.M.C.S. "Protector" at Sydney, Nova Scotia, during her term as unit officer.

Artists - Naval

Artists - Naval (Grant Macdonald, Harold 1944-46, Beaumont and Winston Elliot)
Clippings, Photographs, Christmas card

Free French.

Bibliographical information on Services Feminins de la Flotte and Miquelon, Correspondence, Printed material.

Sources consulted

Sources consulted 1952 Notes and a list of secondary sources on women in the naval services to ca. 1952.

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