Joyce Hibbert fonds [textual record, sound recording]

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    Textual material, Sound recordings
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    Archives / Collections and Fonds
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    • Joyce Hibbert fonds
      Joyce Hibbert fonds
  • Fonds includes:
    118 lower level description(s)
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    Place of creation:
    Québec (Province)
    12 cm of textual records.
    11 audiocassettes (9 h, 49 min).
    Language of material:
    Scope and content:
    Fonds consists of correspondence from Canadian War brides recalling their experiences in England, their trip to Canada and their first impressions of their new country which was collected by Joyce Hibbert and used as a basis for her book The War Brides (Toronto, 1978). Also included is a file on the Saskatchewan War Brides Association and the Belgo-Canadian Association. Fonds also consists of sound recordings of oral history interviews with World War II survivors conducted as research for Joyce Hibbert's book Fragments of War, 1980-1983.
    Biography/Administrative history:
    Hibbert, Joyce, 1923-: Joyce Hibbert, author and journalist, is a former war bride who now lives in Drummondville, Quebec. During World War II she served in the Royal Observer Corps, first as a plotter at Horsham Center and then as a spotter at Peacehaven, England. She came to Canada on one of the war bride ships in March 1946. She has "dabbled in writing" most of her life and for three years wrote regular articles for The Sherbrooke Record. She has also contributed articles to several newspapers and journals such as the Montreal Star, the Star Weekly and Legion Magazine, and to CBC radio in Montreal.
    Finding aid:
    Textual records (Electronic) Finding aid is a file list arranged alphabetically by correspondent's surname. MSS1138 (90 90: Open)

    Sound recordings: (Electronic) See MISACS for item level descriptions.

    Additional information:
    General Note:
    Material received in 1979 and 1983 from Joyce Hibbert.
    Arrangement note:
    Arranged alphabetically by the surname of the correspondent.
    Subject heading:
    Varying form of title:
    Fragments of war
    Other system control no.:
    Related control no.:
    1307 (1989-07-27)
    1990-0093 MISA
    Former archival reference no.:
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    Sound recordings: Reproduction and use in any form requires the written permission of the copyright holder and the written permission of the interviewees.

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