Posts tagged with "archives"

arrowHappy birthday, Laura Dunsmuir!
February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016
Laura Dunsmuir was born February 13, 1858. She lived a long life, and outlived her husband, James Dunsmuir, by 17 years. She died August 3rd, 1937 at the age of 79.
arrowAn Archival Moment: Could you pass muster?
January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016
Stan Franklin (4906), in his biography of Cadet Life at Royal Roads Military College: 1956-1958, notes that January 30, 1957 was kit muster.
arrow1972 Christmas Cake
December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015
Balls and gala events were important to cadets during Royal Roads’ military years. A party atmosphere was a welcome break from the rigid study routines. The food was a real treat too!
arrowLaura Dunsmuir letter
December 3, 2015
December 3, 2015
Laura Dunsmuir’s kindness and consideration for staff is well known, and this note exemplifies that.
arrowAn Archival Moment: The stories we tell
November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015
Occupational folklore is the study of shared knowledge and experiences of people working in similar occupational settings.
arrowAn Archival Moment: Lest we Forget
November 6, 2015
November 6, 2015
Next week's Remembrance Day ceremony at RRU is a respectful reminder of our military heritage.
arrowA bedroom at Hatley Castle during the Dunsmuir era
October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015
Besides the tangible connections we have with the past in our archives and museum, there is a lot of interest in undocumented and spooky encounters at historic places such as Hatley Park.
arrowAfter a long hiatus, the archives are open again, and this is the first of what I hope will be many ‘archival moments’ from me as archivist at RRU.
October 21, 2015
October 21, 2015
After a long hiatus, the archives are open again, and this is the first of what I hope will be many ‘archival moments’ from me as archivist at RRU.
arrow1955 snowy Hibbard Cup football game Charles coll RRMC RRU Archives
November 27, 2014
November 27, 2014
Who won the coveted Hibbard Cup in the snowy 1955 game?
arrow1897 Dunsmuir children McCann Collection RRU Archives
November 13, 2014
November 13, 2014
What were the names of the Dunsmuir children? When were they born?
arrow076 Obstacle Bradbury RRMC RRU Archives
October 9, 2014
October 9, 2014
Each fall, first year cadets of Royal Roads Military College would mark the end of recruit term with an intense obstacle course.
arrowHomecoming archives display helps attendees go down "Memory Roads".
September 11, 2014
September 11, 2014
Homecoming archives display helps attendees go down "Memory Roads".

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