Fonds L293, L477, L1272, L1282, L1283, L1297, L3430 - MacFayden Fonds

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MacFayden Fonds

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CA MMBC L293, L477, L1272, L1282, L1283, L1297, L3430

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  • 1935-1948 (Creation)

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2 v. - 8 tickets. - 3 programmes. - 1 newspaper clipping, 4 sheets. - 0.25 cm of textual

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Macfayden, Lieutenant E.A. (b.1909)

Biographical history

Edward A. MacFayden became a merchant seaman in 1924. He joined the Royal Canadian Navy a few years later and became a gunnery instructor with the rank of Chief Petty Officer by 1939. He was commissioned a Lieutenant during World War II. After 1951 he was stationed at H.M.C.S. Naden, and he retired in 1960. He was curator of the British Columbia Maritime Museum, then located in Esquimalt, from 1955 to ca. 1961.

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Fonds consists of documents and memorabilia collected during E.A. MacFayden's naval service ca. World War II.

L293
Pages 9-12 of The Toronto Star Weekly dating to Saturday, 2 October 1935 containing an article titled "The Sea Dogs" by Culver Jones.

L477
Eight tickets and 1 programme for dances held in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia hosted by Gunners' Mates' Friendly Society in 1944 and 1945.

L1272
Guard book for returns containing miscellaneous papers on chemical warfare and air raid precautions.

L1282
Souvenir programme for Naval Air day, Royal Canadian Naval Air Section, Dartmouth, 21 July 1948.

L1283
Programme for the commemoration of the presentation of the King's Colours to the Royal Canadian Navy Pacific Command, Esquimalt, B.C., 30 May 1939.

L1297
Folder containing lecture notes, photographs, and graphs and charts relating to smoke screening.

L3430
Two documents from Instructional Production Section, HMS Excellent titled "Tactical Employment of a Naval Howitzer Battery" dated 2 June 1938 and "Stores and Accounts" dated 5 May 1944.

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Donated by E.A. MacFayden.

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  • English

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MMBC off-site storage.

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All requests for use must be made through the MMBC Research Request program (http://mmbc.bc.ca/collections/library-and-archives/research/). Please note that fees may apply.

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RAD, July 2008 version, Canadian Council of Archives.

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7 February 2018

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