Fonds 971.112 - 971.119 - Nelson Fonds

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Nelson Fonds

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CA MMBC 971.112 - 971.119

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  • 1890-1879 (Creation)

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16 sheets; 1 v.

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Fonds consists of photocopies of documents relating generally to the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Navy and one informational booklet for the centennial of HMC Dockyard, Esquimalt.


L979.112: Photocopies of documents related to the service of William Charles Shawyer as a private in the Royal Marine Light Infantry, also including civilian occupation references, dating primarily to the 1890s.

L979.113: Photocopy of the first two pages of "Statutory Rules and Orders, 1911" and photocopy of a letter dated 19 February 1938.

L979.114: Photocopy of programme for "Condor" memorial concert at Victoria Theatre to be held on 9 April 1902.

L979.115: Transferred in 1986.

L979.116: Photocopy of programme for Naval Sports given by HMC Ships stationed at Esquimalt to be held on Saturday 18 September 1915.

L979.117: Transferred in 1986.

L979.118: Transferred in 1986.

L979.119: Informational brochure published for the centennial of residence number 1 of HMC Dockyard, Esquimalt describing the buildings and including photographs. The ceremony was held 8 September 1979.

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Donated by Mr. F.D.H. Nelson, September 1979


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  • English

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MMBC off-site storage, shelf 39.1.1, box 000

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All requests for use must be made through the MMBC Research Request program (

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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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21 September 2017

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