• Letter from Ed Hull to Gladys Drope

      Hull, E.H. (1925-01-12)
      The letter is brief from Ed to Gladys, but he mentions a trip in to Hamilton and there is a cartoon included. The letter is written on Lake Lodge School stationary. The cartoon is from College Humor (Winter) and the phrase reads "After all, it's just a matter of time" - Grinnell Malteaser.
    • Letter from Harold L. Grout to Gladys Drope

      Grout, Harold L. (1916-05-11)
      A letter from a soldier, Harold L. Grout to Gladys Drope. In the letter, Grout discusses the "76th" and their location at Shorncliffe. He mentions Lake Lodge, "You seem to be losing all your boys from 'Lake Lodge'. I hope this war doesn't last till they all have to go. Some say the first 7 years of it will be the worst. Hoping you are all well and remember me to all my friends at L.L. Yours sincerely, Driver Harold L. Grout 302189".
    • Letter from Theo. A. Clifton Jones to Gladys Drope

      Jones, Theo. A. Clifton (1916-12-28)
      A letter from Theo. A. Clifton Jones to Gladys Drope. Jones is stationed at Sandling Camp, Hyde, Kent. He mentions in his letter that one evening they heard machine guns shooting and a mine was blown up. They are working on railroad construction and he mentions the process. He also mention two other officers that he has met and may have met Gladys Drope. The two officers are called, Griffin and H.R. Nicholson.
    • Letter from William John Drope to Julia Lillian Henrietta Hudson Nelles, 14 March 1893

      Drope, William John (1893-03-14)
      A letter from William John Drope to Julia Lillian Henrietta Hudson Nelles. In the letter, Drope discusses his day, running into folks around town, and plans to travel to Port Hope.
    • Letter from William John Drope to Julia Lillian Henrietta Hudson Nelles, 5 August 1893

      Drope, William John (1893-08-05)
      A letter from William John Drope to Julia Lillian Henrietta Hudson Nelles. The letter mentions that Miss Nelles will be in Bowmanville at the time of her next letter. Drope mentions that they are soon to be married and that his only concern is that he cannot provide the same life style she is used to, "I cannot give you as comfortable a home as you have been accustomed to, and this is the only cause of regret that I have in marrying you".
    • Letter to Frank Hull, 28 April

      04-28
      A letter with an accompanying photograph. The letter is simply dated Saturday April 28, year unknown, and is signed "Jim". The letter indicates that the following individuals are included in the photograph: Stuart Bruce, Chuck Laing, "Bill" (Hull?), Frank (Hull), Gladys Drope Hull, and "Jim". The other individuals are not mentioned in name.
    • Letter to Gladys Drope from William Foster Lickers, 6 March 1915

      Lickers (1915-03-06)
      A letter from a William Foster Lickers to Gladys Drope. In the letter, Lickers thanks Drope for the package she has sent to him while on service in France. He states "I might mention as you did I am trying my best to live a better life and will faithfully do my duty to the last and good bye."
    • Letter to Mr. & Mrs. Ed Hull, 25 December 1940

      1940-12-25
      A letter from someone in active Canadian service to Gladys and Ed Hull. The signature appears to be a Gordon A. S. He thanks the couple for sending cigarettes and asks how they Frank and Bill are doing. The envelope is stamped A.D.M.S. December 26, 1940 1 Div. C.A.S.F.
    • Post card to Gladys Drope

      1916-04-09
      A post card with an image of a soldier kissing the cheek of a girl. The post card is titled "Tommy's Farewell". The reverse of the post card is a brief message that is mostly faded. A couple of the lines read "So I hope you will like this card seeing it came from France." The card also mentions the trenches, but the writing is faded.