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Marion Conroy was the Alberta Chairman of the Women's Regional Advisory Committee to the Wartime Prices and Trade Board, Consumer Branch, and was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire in recognition of her wartime work. The fonds consists of Marion Conroy's copies of material given to delegates at the National Conference of Regional Chairmen, Consumer Branch, Wartime Prices and Trade Board held in 1944, as well as a scrapbook kept by Marion Conroy of clippings and ephemera dating from 1941-1944.
Gordon Ray Good (1905-2000), Kaufman Rubber employee from 1925 to 1972, was born to Reverend Cyrus Good and Livy C. Hallman in Aylmer, Ontario. The fonds consists of materials created and accumulated by Gordon Good, primarily during the time he was employed by Kaufman Rubber. Includes materials from Kaufman Rubber, as well as local and national history materials.
Rear-Admiral Charles Holmes (1711-1761) was the sea commander who led a landing party of marines into Quebec at the time of its capture by Wolfe in 1759. He was third in command under Wolfe. Contents: 7 p. ms. report dictated by Rear-Admiral Charles Holmes for his superiors, recounting in detail the events of the Battle of the Plains of Abraham.
James Hoyes Panton (1847-1898) was a member of the Manitoba Historical Society and a professor of Geology and Natural History at the Ontario Agricultural College (University of Guelph). Contents include one holograph letter from James Hoyes Panton to Drinkwater (C.P.R.) requesting a pass to travel free during the summer in order to do geological research, dated April 16, 1884.