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Canada Department of National Defence. Lord Strathcona's horse (Royal Canadians) fonds
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1885-1963, predominant 1900-1963 (Creation)
- Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)
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2 microfilm reels and other materials.
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The fonds consists of Col. S.B. Steele's correspondence, reports and corps diary re Strathcona's Horse (1900-1901 [microfilm]); military orders (1900-1901 [microfilm]); civil defence exercise records (1953); memoirs of members Arthur Turner and E. Stanley Ellison; history of the regiment's organization and South African War service by member Andrew Miller (1912 [photocopy]); and photographs of the regiment including en route and in South Africa (1900-1901), at Sarcee Army Camp and England (1914, 1916), at Currie Barracks and Sarcee Army Camp (1936, 1940) and Wainwright (1958). Includes official nominal roll (1900); and nominal roll, regimental history, and biography of Lt. Col. Robert Belcher compiled by member Richard Cunniffe. Also includes programs, and service roll of the School of Cavalry, Winnipeg (1893-1914 [photocopy]).
Other materials include 84 photographs, 7 cm of textual records, 1 poster.
Immediate source of acquisition
Gift of LdSH(RC) Regimental Museum, Richard Cunniffe, and Wyn Van der Schee, 1964-1986.
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- The material is in English.
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No restrictions on access.
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No finding aid.
Other LdSH(RC) records are held by the Museum of the Regiments, Calgary. Microfilm and photocopies of some of these are available at Glenbow.
Record No. M-1966;M-1967;M-1968;M-3608;M-7363;M-7583;Micro-Lord Strath-Steele;Micro-Lord Strath;PA- 679;PA-992;PA-1238;PA-1248;PA-2937;PB-192;PB-195;PB-283;PE-35;PE-134;NA-2268;NA-2658;NA-4772;NA-5065;NA-5102<br><br>