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Stuart, Harold Brownlee

Harold Stuart Brownlee fonds. Second accrual. – [1916]-2003; predominant 1919-1946. – 12.5 cm of textual records and graphic material. – Plaque.

Box 2
Note: Canadian Date Books have been placed in envelopes.
Canadian Date Book, bound in green, 1919, entries by hand in ink
Canadian Date Book, bound in green, 1920, entries by hand in ink
Canadian Date Book, bound in green, 1921, entries by hand in ink; many diary pages have been torn out
F.1       Typed diary, 1921, on loose-leaf pages
F.2       Typed diary, 1922, on loose-leaf pages; January and May only
F.3       Diary, 1924, written in pencil on loose-leaf pages, January and February only
F.4       Diary, 1946, written in pencil on loose-leaf pages

Original military documents:
F.5       Documents are from both world wars: orders, certificates; also a militia staff course certificate, 1924

F.6       Two formal portraits from World War I, taken in London, England
F.7       Two group photographs from World War I: one was possibly taken at Valcartier, Quebec; the other was taken in London.
- World War I: 2 photographs of a Scottish regiment
- World War II: two of Stuart alone, one with a nurse on a railway siding
- Furnace (?), stamped on the back is “passed censor for release; Canadian Military Headquarters”
- Bridge: Canadian Light Alloy bridge, dated 26 February 1946
- Stuart: older, in front of a church; on verso is a message to him, signature of sender is illegible
- Bear: six photographs of a wild bear being fed by three unidentified people on railway track somewhere in the Canadian wilderness
- Arizona Stage Depot on Route 80, the road from Yuma to Los Angeles, taken from the new highway in January 1946
- Stuart in Mexicali, Mexico, 10 February 1946
- Back garden, n.d.
- Bronze Memorial Tablet in Mitchell High School, unveiled in 1919

F.9       Letter to Stuart (addressed as “Louis”), congratulating him on his M.B.E., 1943; also two printed invitations, McMaster University Department of Geography, 1948
F.10     News clippings and tear-sheets, 1940-1960
F.11     Biographical information; complied by Marjorie Stuart, computer print, 24 August 2003, also a typescript and ms. Notes
F.12     Photocopies of Stuart’s military service records from the National Archives
F.13     Various photocopies of printed materials; computer print
F.14     Metal plaque: “Aedificamus, Pontificamus, Jollificamus”.

Oversize materials (M.C. 37)
Nominal roll presented to Major Stuart July 1944 upon his departure for Canada.
OBE additional member, signed by George R.I. and Mary R.
Discharge certificate, 1921

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