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Robert Duncan fonds, 1918-1936, n.d.
|dc.description||R.W. (Robert William) Geary (1859-1933) was president of the Lundy’s Lane Historical Society from 1909-1933. He was known as an expert in the War of 1812, and particularly the Battle of Lundy’s Lane. He wrote A Memorial of the Hundredth Anniversary of the War of 1812-1814. W.L. (William Louis) Calver (1859-1940) was a historian and archaeologist from New York. He was Chairman of the Field Exploration Committee of the New York Historical Society. With Reginald Bolton, he wrote History written with pick and shovel: military buttons, belt-plates, and other relics excavated from Colonial Revolutionary and War of 1812 camp sites by the Field Exploration Committee of the New York Historical Society.||en_US|
|dc.description.abstract||Fonds consists mostly of letters to Robert Duncan of Toronto, many about the military history in the Niagara Region. Most of the letters are from Robert Geary and W.L. Calver. There are 21 letters, dated from 1918 to 1936. Some of the letters include photographs or rubbings of military uniform buttons. Other materials include handwritten and typewritten notes concerning military history.||en_US|
|dc.rights||CC0 1.0 Universal||*|
|dc.subject||Great Britain. Army -- History.||en_US|
|dc.subject||Great Britain. Army -- Uniforms -- History -- 19th century.||en_US|
|dc.title||Robert Duncan fonds, 1918-1936, n.d.||en_US|
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