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Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, Veterans of the International Brigades fonds
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1938, 1948, 1971-[1992?] (Creation)
- Veterans of the International Brigades. Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion
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30 cm of textual records
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The Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, Veterans of the International Brigades, also known as the Mac Paps, were founded in 1971 to aid and maintain contact with former members of the Battalion who were involved in the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s. The first president was Len Norris who also was the editor of the Association's news bulletin, "the Map Pap'er" from 1972-1986.
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The fonds consists of records created by President Len Norris, including correspondence; published and unpublished reference materials covering a range of topics relating in some way to the Spanish Civil War and/or its veterans; a number of lists from various sources, bearing the names of members of the Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion of the International Brigades, and a small number of official records of the "Mac Paps."
Immediate source of acquisition
Materials were donated by Elspeth Gardner on behalf of Mary Norris on February 1, 1997.
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Most of the materials are in English, a few items are in Spanish and/or German.
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Includes 4 postcards, 6 fabric insignias, 1 print poster.
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- Norris, Len (Subject)