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Kathleen Waddell fonds
General material designation
- Textual record
- Graphic material - photograph
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Level of description
CA EDM MS-1060
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Dates of creation area
1915, 1943 - 1945 (Creation)
- Waddell, Kathleen
Physical description area
0.5 cm of textual records. - 14 photographs
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Kathleen Waddell was born 12 Mar 1915 to Nora and Robert Waddell in Edmonton. She worked as a stenographer in Edmonton. In 1943, she joined the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service (WRCNS or ‘Wrens’) at HMCS Nonsuch in Edmonton. After training in Galt, Ontario, she was stationed in Halifax, NS at the Stadacona Barracks, often referred to as HMCS Stadacona. The Wrens were disbanded in August 1946. Kathleen returned to Edmonton and worked as a stenographer but remained active in the Wrens Association all of her life. Kathleen retired in the late 1960’s and moved to Vancouver.
Kathleen Waddell died 3 Nov 2011 in Vancouver.
Scope and content
The fonds consists predominantly of records from Kathleen Waddell’s time in the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service. They include one menu card for the Christmas Dinner 1943 of HMCS Stadacona and photographs of Kathleen as a Wren (EA-557-1 to EA-557-11).
There are also photographs of the 1915 flood of the North Saskatchewan River taken by Kathleen’s father, Robert Waddell (EA-557-12 to EA-557-14).
Immediate source of acquisition
This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Kathleen Waddell in 2007 and 2009.
The material was arranged according to the filing system of the creator.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-557.
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There are no restrictions on access.
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Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions may apply.
See Scope and content above.
Photographs have been described at the item level and are available on the online database.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession numbers: A2007-10, A2009-40
Not related to Orville Waddell MS-1173.
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City of Edmonton Archives
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