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Ronald Brown Second World War memorabilia collection

Fonds / Archival Collection
IdentifierRA053
Extent & Medium70 cigarette cards
12 photographs : prints, black and white
6 postcards
Date1936–[194-]
collectorRonald Brown
Scope & ContentCollection is comprised of Nazi-era printed ephemera, photographs and a Hitler youth dagger collected by Robert Brown, Royal Canadian Engineer who served in the Second World War. Postcards and cigarette cards document Nazi party activities and personnel, bombs, the German retreat from the Netherlands and other subjects.
Archival HistoryItems in collection were owned by Robert Brown, then were in the possession of his son, Neil E. Brown, prior to their donation to the VHEC in 2011.
AccrualsNo further accruals are expected.
LanguageGerman, English, Dutch
RightsDonor relinquished rights to materials in fonds upon their donation to the VHEC but the fonds contains third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Researchers are responsible for determining the appropriate use or reuse of materials.

Collection Contents

Collection is comprised of Nazi-era printed ephemera, photographs and a Hitler youth dagger collected by Robert Brown, Royal Canadian Engineer who served in the Second World War. Postcards and cigarette cards document Nazi party activities and personnel, bombs, the German retreat from the Netherlands and other subjects.

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