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Lieutenant W.E. Massey-Cooke fonds
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- Massey-Cooke, W.E.
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5 cm of textual records
26 prints : postcards
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Lieutenant, later Captain, W.E. Massey-Cooke, was from Millbrook, Ontario. He served with the Canadian Engineers during the World War I and was at one time during his military career a prisoner of war at Gutersloh, Germany.
This fonds was in the custody of B.K. Van Buren before it was donated to the Trent University Archives.
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The fonds consists of concert and theatre programs from Millbrook, Ontario; World War I materials including prisoner-of-war post cards, and photographs; and theatre programs, menus and other material relating to entertainments which allied prisoners in German war camps devised for their own amusement and which were collected by Lieutenant W.E. Massey-Cooke.
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The fonds was donated by B.K. Van Buren of Port Hope, Ontario.
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1: Concert and theatre programmes, 1914-1952. Four related to concerts held in the Town Hall, Millbrook, Ontario 1914-1917.
A notebook dated May 5, 1958, written on the subject: The Church as a Missionary Church.
2: Theatre programmes, menus, et cetera, relating to entertainments which allied officers, who were war prisoners in a German prisoner of war camp, devised for their amusement.
A booklet, National Songs of the Allies. A booklet, The King to His People; His Majesty's Victory Message in Reply to the Addresses of Parliament.
Lieutenant, later Captain W.E. Massey-Cooke, Canadian Engineers, was a prisoner of war at Gutersloch, Germany
Envelope 1: photographs and post cards; prisoner of war photographs; 10 Germany post cards mainly of a museum at Gravenhage