Fonds F 949
52 centimetres of textual records
The fonds consists of the records created and received by the family of Dr. and Mrs. C.S. Haultain. Mrs. Haultain's records include newspaper clippings and drafts of speeches to the Speakers Patriotic League. Records of Norman include a notebook and diaries, 1910- 1913, in addition to letters written to his mother during his service in World War I. Records of Etta include letters to her mother while attending the Ontario Agricultural College at Guelph. Records of Robin include correspondence home 1914-1939. Also included is Robin's diary of a trip from Edmonton to Lake Athabasca in 1914. Fonds further consists of Robin's papers, correspondence, maps and thirty five photographs relative to his duties as an RCMP Special Constable.
The Haultain family lived in Port Hope, Ontario during the early and mid- twentieth century and were involved in the military, medicine and law enforcement. Charles S. Haultain (d. 1903) was Assistant Surgeon of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police at Fort MacLeod, Alberta. His wife was active in the Women's Auxilliary of the Speakers Patriotic League and the sister of R.M. Dennistoun, K.C., of Peterborough, Ontario. The couple had three children: Robin, Norman and Etta. Robin fought in World War I, later became an engineer and then served as an RCMP Special Constable conducting a civil security survey against German sabotage, 1938- 1939. Norman served in World War I. Etta attended Guelph Agricultural College.
Title based on contents of the fonds.
To order records, request boxes MU 7150- 7154 (barcodes B294243, B294244, B294245, B294251 and B294252).
To view photographs, consult a Reference Archivist.
Scroll up to "Finding Aid" for more information about any available finding aids or listings.