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Amy Cosh collection
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CA ON00333 05-006
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188 photographs 2 items The scrapbook is very acidic and the photographs have been pasted in. It is very fragile and must be handled with care.
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Name of creator
Amy Cosh (1902-1967) was a Bobcaygeon, Ontario librarian who requested that all Bobcaygeon men joining the Canadian Armed Forces in WWII send her their photograph. She assembled these in a scrapbook and added newspaper clippings containing any local information.
Collection was in the custody of Ruth Ewell before it was donated to Trent University Archives in 2005. The scrapbook was previously in the custody of the Bobcaygeon library.
Scope and content
Collection consists of a photograph album containing 188 photographs and newspaper clippings of soldiers from Bobcaygeon, Ontario who served in WWII. Also included is a booklet entitled "The Royal Canadian Legion, Bobcaygeon Branch 239, 1932-1992."
Immediate source of acquisition
Collection acquired from Ruth Ewell in 2005.
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A scanned copy of all pages in the scrapbook was made for deposit in Bobcaygeon museum.
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