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AETE Centennial Project High Altitude Record album

  • CA ON00420 AET
  • Discrete Item
  • [1967?]

The item is one copy of multiple duplicate albums created by the Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment (AETE) to commemorate its project to break the altitude record in 1967. The Canadian record was set by Wing Commander R.A. White in the CF-1...

Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment

B.G. Carr-Harris fonds

  • CA ON00420 BCH
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1930

Fonds consists of photographs and textual records gathered or taken by Flight Officer Brian G. Carr-Harris to document the Hudson Strait Expedition. Carr-Harris was assigned to Base C at Kangiqsujuaq (Wakeham Bay). The fonds is arranged in two s...

Carr-Harris, B.G.,1903-1942

Bill Law fonds

  • CA ON00420 LAW
  • Fonds
  • 1930, 1951-1972, 1992

The fonds consists of Law’s files on the design of oversize tires for operations from unprepared terrain. Law investigated the use of these tires on J-3, Beaver, Otter, Twin Otter, Caribou and Buffalo aircraft. The files include correspondence, r...

Law, Bill

Billie Houseman fonds

  • CA ON00420 HOU
  • Fonds
  • 1941-2013

Fonds consists of textual, graphic and audio-visual material documenting Billie Houseman’s 39 year career with Air Canada from 1944 to 1983. Records include: three albums of photographs, clippings, and textual records; a memoir in two volumes; se...

Houseman, Lillian, 1920-2012

Brief Report on Hudson Bay and Canadian North Eastern Regions

  • CA ON00420 RHB
  • Discrete Item
  • 1935-11-07

The item is a report in the form of a scrapbook where narrative reporting has been typed directly on the page and maps and photographs have been glued to the pages. A Senior Air Officer requested Beard to write this report on his voyage on the Hu...

Beard, Charles Taschereau, 1890-1950

Carol Anne Lindquist fonds

  • CA ON00420 LIN
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1967, 2008-2009

Fonds consists of 18 files of textual and photographic material documenting Carol Anne Lindquist’s desire to be a stewardess. Many of these documents explain the flight attendants’ responsibilities and routines and how they were to be performed. ...

Lindquist, Carol Anne

Gordon F. Hoffos fonds

  • CA ON00420 GFH
  • Fonds
  • 1942-2006

Fonds consists of photographs and textual records accumulated by Gordon Francis Hoffos during the course of his aviation career, but primarily covering the early years, from 1942 to 1959. The fonds is comprised of five files: GFH-001 Canadian For...

Hoffos, Gordon Francis, 1920-2009

J.J. Sebisty fonds

  • CA ON00420 SEB
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1946

The fonds contains graphic and textual records related to J.J. Sebisty’s Second World War service. This includes three photograph albums, a log book, an air route book, a photo portrait, a discharge certificate, and a file of documents related to...

Sebisty, J.J.

James Henry Taylor fonds

  • CA ON00420 TAY
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1953, 2018

The fonds consists of Taylor’s RCAF log book, a colour photographic portrait, and two copied documents. The documents are a 1953 Canadian Armed Forces Record of Service form and a chronology for Taylor’s RCAF service created with information from...

Taylor, James Henry, 1921-

Kenneth H. Sullivan fonds

  • CA ON00420 SUL
  • Fonds
  • 1940?-1984

The fonds consists of archives that Sullivan gathered during his early training and career, his RCAF service, and during his career at Pratt & Whitney Canada. There is also material presented to Sullivan upon his retirement from Pratt and Whit...

Sullivan, Kenneth H., 1922-

Les Harris fonds

  • CA ON00420 HAR
  • Fonds
  • 1914-2017, predominant 1972-1989

The fonds consists of raw footage, archival footage, sound recordings, masters, final mixes, other intermediate film versions or elements, research materials, publicity materials and digital copies from three main projects: 1) Chabot Solo – 3 fil...

Harris, Les, 1947-

Propeller Used By A.E.A.

  • CA ON00420 APD
  • Discrete Item
  • 1908

The item is a ink on linen drawing of a propeller used by the Aerial Experiment Association (A.E.A.). It is unclear if this is a reproduction using materials from the era (ie. linen), a contemporary copy, or an actual record from A.E.A. A secti...

RCAF Ground Vehicle Inventory Collection

  • CA ON00420 GVI
  • Collection
  • 1940-1971

Collection consists of photographs and textual records created by the RCAF in the process of inventorying its fleet of ground vehicles. The technical data sheets provide detailed descriptions of the make, model and specifications of the required...

Roger Beebe fonds

  • CA ON00420 BEE
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1968

Fonds consists of 102 colour slides taken between 1964-1968 of NATO aircraft and the airbases where RCAF 1 Wing was stationed in Marville, France, and Lahr, Germany. Fonds also consists of 7 crests owned by Roger Beebe during the course of his RC...

Beebe, Roger

Vachon Family fonds

  • CA ON00420 VAC
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1967, predominant 1920-1939

Fonds consists of photographs that illustrate Roméo Vachon’s early career as a mechanic and pilot. There is an item collected after the year of Roméo Vachon`s death and so it is possible some of the material was gathered together in preparation fo...

Vachon Family