History Browser

Search Results

Mary Riter Hamilton - Traces of War - Remnants

Type: DocumentImage

Excerpt from an interview with Mary Riter Hamilton is accompanied here by paintings. Focuses on what remains standing after the horrors of war. The spirit of hope shows through in a painting entitled "Looking Outwards."

Site: Library and Archives Canada

Mary Riter Hamilton - Traces of War - Vestiges

Type: DocumentImage

Extract from a letter by Mary Riter Hamilton is accompanied here by paintings. Focuses on the landscapes of ravaged towns in France and Belgium after the First World War.

Site: Library and Archives Canada

Letter From General Haldimand to Lieut. -Colonel De Peyster. - Loyalists - Original Documents

Type: Document

This letter discusses how land around Fort Niagara is to be distributed amongst the disbanded troops, Loyalist settlers, and Indian allies in the year 1784. The land on which Fort George would eventually be built was to be held in reserve.

Site: Parks Canada

Mary Riter Hamilton - Traces of War - Disfigurement

Type: DocumentImage

Excerpt from an interview with Mary Riter Hamilton is accompanied here by paintings. Focuses on the scars war has left on the European countryside.

Site: Library and Archives Canada

Canadian Base Depot - Activities of Personnel of this Depot During Merseyside Air Raids

Type: Document

This report deals with the Canadian Base Depot, and in particular with the work of men attached to the Depot during the heavy air raids on Merseyside, England during the early part of May, 1941.

Site: National Defence

Petition For Land and For the Rights of Loyalists - Original Documents

Type: Document

The documents listed on this site are from the time of the Loyalist settlement in Canada. They give an idea of how and where Loyalists settled in Canada. In other letters, transfers between the Native Canadians and the Canadian Government are discussed. This first document is a petition for land and for the rights of Loyalists.

Site: Parks Canada

Letters Home - Second World War- Military Might

Type: Document

Synopsis of television episode on Everett Hill, a young soldier from Ontario stationed in England during the Second World War. Includes excerpts from personal letters. This episode is part of the "Canada: A People's History" series. Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Diaries and Letters - Canada in the First World War

Type: Document

This table of contents provides links to a number of personal written accounts of life and battle on the Western Front.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Dedimus Potestatem - Loyalists - Original Documents

Type: Document

This document originally accompanied a letter from General Haldimand to Lieut. -Colonel De Peyster. It is a writ to grant legal empowerment to De Peyster.

Site: Parks Canada

Mary Riter Hamilton - Traces of War - Markings

Type: DocumentImage

Extract from a letter by Mary Riter Hamilton is accompanied here by paintings. The theme is "memorials to soldiers who have died at war." Included are paintings of military cemetaries and monuments.

Site: Library and Archives Canada