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The Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association fonds World War, 1939-1945
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Second page in scrapbook. Front has typed note "Box sent to Miss M. McMullen for Easter in March 1946". Underneath this is a newsclipping listing the contents of Overseas parcel no. 129 and the cost for shipping parcel. Mildred McMullen ...

Page 8

On the front of page 8 is a typewritten list of recipients of Christmas 1944 boxes and cards sent by the Alumnae Association. Included are Lieutenant Nursing Sisters J. McCready (class of 1940), E. Rudd (class of 1941), E. M. Brown (class of 1942)...

Page 11

Front of page 11 has a typewritten list of items placed in the boxes sent to Nursing Sisters in Africa. Box recipients were C. Tavener (class of 1930), H. Pangman (class of 1938), C.J. Cuthbert (class of 1927), L. Jamieson (class of 1939). At the ...

Page 20

Letter from Nursing Sister Joan Mecredy (class of 1940). Letter is blue and folds up into its own envelope - an armed forces air letter. Sent from #2 Canadian General Hospital in Bramshott, England. She thanks Grace Bolton and the Alumnae for her ...

Page 25

Airgraph from Nursing Sister Constance Cuthbert (class of 1927) sent from the the Military Hospital in Cullinan Transvaal, South Africa. She thanks Grace for her airgraph and states she hasn't yet received her Christmas Box. She also mentions...

Page 28

Airgraph from Nursing Sister Constance Cuthbert (class of 1927) from the Military Hospital in Sonderwater, Transvaal, South Africa. She thanks Grace and the Alumnae association for the package sent. She goes on to describe the hospital set up. She...

Page 53

Double sided letter from someone in the Toronto Branch of the British Minesweepers Auxiliary. Letter thanks Grace Bolton and the Wellesley Alumnae for their donation of 23 items - 12 pairs of socks, 1 helmet (balaclava) , 6 seamen's caps, and...

Page 60

Card from Jean Wood, secretary-treasurer of the Toronto chapter of the British Mine Sweepers Auxiliary - Overseas Parcels League. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae for their knitted contribution of 7 pairs of navy mitts, 2 pairs of navy socks, 5 tu...

Page 63

Letter from Eleanor Breckenridge of the Toronto Chapter of the British Mine Sweepers Auxiliary - Overseas Parcels League thanking the Wellesley Alumnae for their contribution of 1 scarf, 9 caps, 10 pairs of mittens, 27 tuck-ins, 7 pairs of socks, ...

Page 67

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 37 pairs of socks, 1 turtleneck sweater, 2 sleeveless sweaters, 8 caps, 3 ...

Page 74

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 2 turtleneck sweaters, 2 caps, 5 helmets, 1 balaclava, 10 pairs of mitts, ...

Page 77

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 9 turtleneck sweaters, 10 caps, 6 helmets, 9 pairs of mitts, and 12 pairs ...

Page 80

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 9 pairs of navy mitts, 9 pairs of navy socks, 9 ribbed helmets, 1 helmet, ...

Page 89

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 6 pairs of navy socks, 2 pairs of navy mitts, 9 helmets, 5 tuck-ins, and 5...

Page 94

Letter from Harry N. Barry to all contributors and helpers to the Navy Knitters. They have discontinued their operations giving way to the Red Cross Society, and the Overseas Parcels League - British Mine Sweepers Auxiliary which are doing similar...

Page 38

Front of page has articles about the 15th annual meeting of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario in Ottawa. The back of the page has articles about the Wellesley Alumnae's contribution to the war effort through the Red Cross and throu...

Bolton, Grace

Page 44

Front of page has news clipping about Nurses receiving awards at the Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing graduation ceremony. Back of page has a program from the June 18, 1943 Nursing school graduation, and also articles Wellesley Hospital expans...

Bolton, Grace

Medals

File contains Canadian (British) and American World War I and II medals. Some were awarded to Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing class of 1915 alumnus Willmina Ferguson and the others were donated by her family to the Archives.

Page 6

Letter from Lieutenant Nursing Sister M. Montizambert No. 4 C. G. H. (Canadian General Hospital) C.A.O. (Canadian Army Overseas) to Grace Bolton. Letter is blue and folds up into its own envelope - an armed forces air letter. She wrote Miss Bolton...

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Type written list of people who the Alumnae association sent 1945 Christmas boxes to. They sent 8 military and 2 civilian boxes overseas. The recipients of the boxes were Lieutenant Nursing Sisters Joan McCready, Elizabeth Rudd (class of 1941), Mu...

Page 10

Front of page 10 has list of recipients of 1943 Christmas boxes. Included are Nursing Sisters C. Tavener (class of 1930), H. Pangman (class of 1938), C.J. Cuthbert (class of 1927), L. Jamieson (class of 1939), R. Adams (class of 1930 ), A. Dalrymp...

Page 17

Letter from Nursing Sister Rae Adams (class of 1930). Letter is blue and folds up into its own envelope - an armed forces air letter. Letter thanking Grace Bolton for her Christmas package (which took 7 months to arrive) and she mentions that she ...

Page 26-27

Letter from Nursing Sister Harriette Pangman (class of 1938). Letter on Canadian Army active duty stationary and was sent from Vasto, Italy at the #4 Casualty Clearing Station. She thanks Miss Stanton (Mary Stanton, class of 1931) and the Alumnae ...

Pages 30-32

Letter from Nursing Sister Helen Crease (class of 1934). The 3 page (double sided) letter was sent from #7 Canadian General Hospital in Taplow, England. She thanks Grace and the Alumnae Assocition for the package and discusses her leave in Norther...

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Airgraph sent from Nursing Sister Constance Tavener (class of 1930) from the #15 Canadian General Hospital in Bramshott, England. In her letter, she thanks Grace and the Alumnae for her Christmas package and she reminisces about her time at Welles...

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Letter from Jean Wood, secretary-treasurer of the Toronto chapter of the British Mine Sweepers Auxiliary - Overseas Parcels League. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae for their knitted contribution of 20 turtle neck tuck-ins. She encourages the Alum...

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Letter from Mrs. A. J. MacKenzie, wool convenor, of the Toronto Chapter of the British Mine Sweepers Auxiliary - Overseas Parcels League thanking the Wellesley Alumnae for their contribution of 4 pairs of navy socks, 5 pairs of navy mitts, 1 pair ...

Page 68

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 5 sleeveless sweaters, 3 caps, 26 pairs of socks, 4 pairs of gloves, and 1...

Page 71

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 9 pairs of grey socks, 3 pairs of navy socks, 4 pairs of mitts, 2 pairs of...

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Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 9 pairs of mitts, 3 pairs of socks, 3 helmets, and 1 cap.

Page 83

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 8 tuck-ins, 3 pairs of mitts, 10 pairs of socks, 11 seamen's caps, an...

Page 86

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 17 turtleneck tuck-ins, 12 pairs of navy socks, 1 pair of grey socks, 1 sc...

Page 39

Front of the page has articles about Wellesley graduation exercises, including photographs of prize winners and a complete list of graduates names. Back of the page has article and photograph showing Mrs. Dorothy Anderson (nee Price), class of 193...

Bolton, Grace

Page 43

Front of page has a thank you card for Grace Bolton from the Alumnae Executive, articles about the January 1942 annual Alumnae meeting where executive were appointed, Elsie K. Jones spoke about air-raid precaution and defense, and other orders of ...

Bolton, Grace

Page 46

Front of page has photograph and list of names for the Wellesley class of 1943. Also an article about the shipping of knitted articles by the Navy Knitters. Back of page has an article about the changing of the Wellesley Hospital from a private ho...

Bolton, Grace

Page 47

Front of the page has a 30th Graduation programme for Wellesley - June 16th, 1944 and various news clippings about alumnae dinners, Hospital expansion, and a photo of former Wellesley employee Jean Keefe overseas with R.C.A.M.C. Back of the page h...

Bolton, Grace

Page 15

Front of page 15 entitled "POSTAGE" has a list of recipients of 1942 Christmas boxes. Included are Nursing Sisters C. Tavener (class of 1930), H. Pangman (class of 1938), C.J. Cuthbert (class of 1927), L. Jamieson (class of 1939), R. Ada...

Page 16

Letter from Major A. G. Shaw ( a doctor from The Wellesley Hospital) to Grace Bolton. Letter is blue and folds up into its own envelope - an armed forces air letter. He was stationed at the 12th Canadian General Hospital in Horley, England. He wro...

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Letter from Nursing Sister Helen (Leonard) Cuddy (class of 1934). Letter is blue and folds up into its own envelope - an armed forces air letter. Sent from #2 Canadian General Hospital in Bramshott, England. She thanks Grace Bolton and the Alumnae...

Pages 22-23

Letter from Nursing Sister Anne Dalrymple Ironside (class of 1936). Four page letter (2 page double sided) was sent from the #16 Canadian General Hospital in Marston Green, England. She thanks Grace and the Alumnae Association for her Christmas bo...

Pages 35-36

Letter from Helen Cunningham (class of 1923) writing from Udimore, England. She thanks Grace and the Alumnae Association for the package. In her letter she talks about what she did for Christmas and she also talks about the number of children she ...

Pages 37-38

Letter mailed from Nursing Sister Becky (Rebecca) Hepburn (class of 1928) from the #5 Canadian General Hospital in Taplow, England. She thanks Grace and the Alumnae Association for her Christmas package. She is stationed at the same hospital as Ra...

Pages 39-44

First two pages are a transcribed letter from Nursing Sister Daisy Lodge (class of 1919). In her letter, sent from #1 Canadian General Hospital in Horsham, England, she thanks Grace and the Alumnae for her Christmas package. Her letter gives an ex...

Pages 48-51

Letter sent by Mildred McMullen (class of 1926) from Rathfriland, Northern Ireland. She writes that she is not yet in the Service because of the death of her mother, but hopes to join one of the Canadian hospitals in England. She was working at a ...

Pages 55-56

Two page typewritten letter from Jean Wood, secretary-treasurer of the Toronto Branch of the British Minesweepers Auxiliary. The letter thanks Grace Bolton and the Alumnae for the knitting they have done since Aug. 4, 1943, listing all the items c...

Page 64

Letter from Mrs. A. J. MacKenzie, wool convenor, of the Toronto Chapter of the British Mine Sweepers Auxiliary - Overseas Parcels League thanking the Wellesley Alumnae for their contribution of 11 seaman's caps, 1 scarf, 3 pairs of gloves, 2 ...

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Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 2 turtleneck sweaters, 8 square neck sweaters, 11 pairs of navy socks, 11 ...

Page 73

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 5 turtleneck sweaters, 1 sleeveless sweater, 4 helmets (balaclavas), 9 cap...

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Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 6 turtleneck sweaters, 8 caps, 7 helmets, 6 pairs of mitts, 1 pair of glov...

Page 85

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 1 scarf, 2 caps, 1 helmet, 4 turtleneck tuck-ins, 7 pairs of navy mitts, a...

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Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 1 turtleneck sweater, 1 scarf, 2 pairs of seamen's socks, 6 pairs of ...

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Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 3 scarves, 5 pairs of socks, 7 helmets, 10 pairs of mitts.

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Front of page has articles about the Wellesley Alumnae annual meeting, including information on their contributions to the war effort and that 11 Wellesley grads were serving overseas. Back of the page has clippings and photographs of Alumnae Asso...

Bolton, Grace

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Folder contains two photographs - one of school children in Manchester, England and the other of the school staff with a cake. Folder also contains three letters concerning the Alumnae Associations aid of children in England, and one from the Matr...

Page 3-5

Letter from Lieutenant Nursing Sister E. Mary Stewart from the 7th Canadian General Hospital C.A.O.F (Canadian Army Occupation Force) C.A.O (Canadian Army Overseas) to Grace Bolton. Letter thanking the Alumnae association for sending her a Christm...

Page 12

Front of page 12 has a typewritten list of items placed in the boxes sent to Nursing Sisters in England. Box recipients were .R. Adams (class of 1930 ), A. Dalrymple Ironside (class of 1936), D. Lodge (class of 1919), J. Mecredy (class of 1940 ), ...

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Letter from Nursing Sister Delena Legate (class of 1922). Letter is blue and folds up into its own envelope - an armed forces air letter. Sent from #10 Canadian General Hospital in Watford, England. She mentions seeing other Wellesley graduates - ...

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Letter from Nursing Sister Daisy Lodge (class of 1919). Letter is blue and folds up into its own envelope - an armed forces air letter. Sent from #9 Canadian General Hospital in Horsham, England. She thanks Grace Bolton and the Alumnae for her Chr...

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Letter from Nursing Sister Enid Moore (class of 1936). Written on Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps stationary and sent from the #18 Canadian General Hospital in Cherry Tree, England. She thanks Grace and the Alumnae Association for her Christmas ...

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Letter from Nursing Sister Harriette Pangman (class of 1938). Letter is blue and folds up into its own envelope - an armed forces air letter sent from #15 Canadian General Hospital in Bramshott, England. She thanks Grace and the Alumnae Associatio...

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Airgraph sent from Nursing Sister Anne Dalrymple (class of 1936) at the #16 Canadian General Hospital in Cuckfield, England. She thanks Grace and the Alumnae for her parcel and details what she did for Christmas. Mentions that Harriette Pangman (c...

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Double sided letter from someone in the Toronto Branch of the British Minesweepers Auxiliary. Letter thanks Grace Bolton and the Wellesley Alumnae for their donation of 26 items - 12 pairs of socks, 12 caps, and 2 pairs of mitts. The Alumnae knit ...

Page 58

Letter from Jean Wood, secretary-treasurer of the Toronto chapter of the British Mine Sweepers Auxiliary. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae for their knitted contribution of 4 scarves, 3 pairs of mitts, 2 helmets (balaclavas), and 1 cap.

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Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 7 pairs of navy socks, 11 pairs of grey socks, 1 pair of navy mitts, 4 pai...

Page 72

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 6 helmets (balaclavas), 4 caps, 2 turtleneck sweaters, 16 pairs of navy so...

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Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 2 turtleneck sweaters, 5 seaman's caps, 1 helmets, 7 pairs of mitts, ...

Page 78

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 4 turtleneck sweaters, 1 sleeveless sweater, 9 caps, 10 helmets, 8 pairs o...

Page 81

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 16 seamen's caps, 5 helmets, 8 pairs of mitts, 3 pairs of gloves, 13 ...

Page 87

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 12 pairs of navy socks, 4 pairs of grey socks, 7 scarves, 2 turtleneck swe...

Page 90

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 2 scarves, 20 helmets, 7 pairs of mitts, 1 pair of seamen's stockings...

Page 37

Front and back of page contain newspaper clippings about Wellesley Nursing graduates, and others, serving overseas in South Africa and other areas. Photographs of the nurses are included: Constance Cuthbert, Enid Moore, Constance Tavener, Harriet ...

Bolton, Grace

Page 41

Front of page has programme and name tag for the annual meeting of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario in Toronto. Also on the page are clippings about Wellesley alumnus Edna Belden, class of 1936, serving overseas with the Royal Canadian...

Bolton, Grace