Fonds 2001/5 - Anthony Kellet fonds

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Anthony Kellet fonds

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CA ON00093 2001/5

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  • 1978-2000, predominant 1985 (Creation)

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24 cm of textual records

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Anthony Kellett has been a researcher on contemporary military issues since the 1970s. He received his BA in History from Cambridge University (1968) and his MA from McGill University in 1972. In 1970, he joined the Royal Canadian Hussars (Montréal) and left in 1977 after attaining the rank of Captain. In 1979, he went back to work for the Directorate of Social and Economic Analysis (DSEA) of the Operational Research and Analysis Establishment as a defence analyst (he had worked there in 1973). His study on combat motivation led to a published book in 1982 "Combat Motivation. The Behavior of Soldiers in Battle" for which he received a Public Service of Canada Merit Award. He has also published chapters in two encyclopedias, five books and written several journal articles. In the 1980s, he studied issues of military organization (including the regimental system). In 1993, he joined the Directorate of Strategic Analysis at National Defence Headquarters where he was in charge of various studies on Russia and the countries of the former Soviet Union. In 1997, Tony Kellett received a Deputy Minister's Commendation for his work on the Minister of National Defence report to the Prime Minister. Some of his more recent work focuses on South Asia, Russian Peacekeeping and the conflict in Afghanistan. Along with having lectured widely, Tony Kellet has been interviewed on radio and television.

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Fonds received sporadically since 1984.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of 40 files on a variety of topics, including the Canadian army regimental system, terrorism, and Russia and the countries of the former Soviet Union. There are nine series: Fonds is comprised of the following series:
I - Operational-Administrative factors
II - Institutional Characteristics
III - Symbolical Characteristics
IV - Attitudinal Characteristics
V - Terrorism
VI - Russian and Other Involvement in External Conflicts [Eurasia]
VII - Russian Peacekeeping
VIII - Defence in the Former Soviet Union
IX - Geopol - A Global Geopolitical Database

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Part of the fonds received from Anthony Kellett.

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  • English

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Unclassified

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None

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Copies of the finding aid are located in the first file of the fonds and in the Reading Room at the Directorate of History and Heritage. Electronic copies are also available.

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The following related material can be found in the document collection:
74/682: ORAE Report No. R49 Theoretical model of insurgencies empirically tested against five recent insurrections, by R. Roy, N.A. Kellett, S.H. Woodend. [Dept. of National Defence. Operational Research and Analysis Establishment. Directorate of Social and Economic Analysis] Aug 1974.
81/331: ORAE Report No. R77 Combat motivation, by Anthony Kellet. [Dept. of National Defence. Operational Research and Analysis Establishment] Nov. 1980.
82/75: ORAE Project Report No. PR 178 Egypt; a military-strategic assessment, by N.A. Kellett and G.P. Armstrong. [Dept. of National Defence. Operational Research and Analysis Establishment. Directorate of Strategic Analysis] Feb 1982.
85/477: DSEA Staff Note 3/85 Regimental organization, by N.A. Kellett. [Dept. of National Defence. Operational Research and Analysis Establishment. Directorate of Social and Economic Analysis] Feb 1985.
89/460: ORAE Report No. R100 Contemporary international territories and its impact on Canada, by Anthony Kellet. [Dept. of National Defence. Operational Research and Analysis Establishment. Directorate of Social and Economic Analysis] Feb. 1988.
91/302: ORAE Report No. R109 Motivation and Behaviour: the influence of the regimental system. Part 1 Esprit de corps, by Anthony Kellett. [Dept. of National Defence. Operational Research and Analysis Establishment] Jun 1991.
94/209: Research Note 92/209: Crimea: a pot simmering or at the boil? By N.A. Kellett and Ben Lombardi. [Dept. of National Defence. Operational Research and Analysis Establishment. Directorate of Strategic Analysis] Jun 1994.
BIOG: Kellett, Anthony

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