Ronald Brown Second World War memorabilia collection
Fonds / Archival Collection
Extent & Medium70 cigarette cards
12 photographs : prints, black and white
Scope & ContentCollection is comprised of Nazi-era printed ephemera, photographs and a Hitler Youth dagger collected by Royal Canadian Engineer Robert Brown, 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 accruals are expected.
LanguageGerman, English, Dutch
RightsDonor relinquished rights to materials in fonds upon their donation to the VHEC but the collection contains third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Researchers are responsible for determining the appropriate use or reuse of materials.
Rules or ConventionsCDWA-Lite
Archivist's NoteItem-level descriptions created by Caitlin Donaldson in 2021.
Date of Description2021