William Howard Pugsley fonds [textual record, graphic material, moving images]
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William Howard Pugsley fonds [textual record, graphic material, moving images]Hierarchical level:FondsDate:[ca. 1860-1959].Reference:R2195-0-X-E, MG30-E422Type of material:Textual material, Photographs, Moving imagesFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:101895Context of this record:
Record Information – DetailsFonds includes:1 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):[ca. 1860-1959].Place of creation:No place, unknown, or undeterminedExtent:30 cm of textual records.
11,920 photographs b&w, col.
14 film reels (2 h, 8 min).Language of material:EnglishScope and content:Fonds consists of naval services passbooks, correspondence, clippings and a typescript of Pugley's Return to the Sea, all dealing with his service in the RCN, 1939-1949.
Fonds also consists of numerous photographs depicting activities of the Royal Canadian Navy and Royal Navy, and portraits of family and friends of the Howard family.
Fonds also consists of footage of the men and the ships of the Royal Canadian Navy between 1939 and 1949. Among the ships seen are HMCS Saguenay, Haida, Huron, Kansack, Restigouche, Sherbrooke, Sioux, and others.Provenance:Additional name(s):Biography/Administrative history:Pugsley, William H. (William Howard), 1912-1993 : William Pugsley, seaman, author, and professor, was born in Montréal in 1912 and studied at Bishop's College School, the Sorbonne, McGill University (whence he obtained his Ph.D.) and Harvard (MBA). He served in the RCNVR 1939 to 1942, attaining the rank of Lieutenant (S). He joined active naval service in 1943 as Able Seaman, became Leading Seaman in 1944, Lieutenant in 1945 and following that, Lieutenant Commander (S), RCN(R). He taught at McGill University 1954-1980, becoming Professor of Management Emeritus in 1981. While in active service, he was one of a very few servicemen allowed to have a camera aboard ship, and filmed the Normandy landing. Based on his naval experiences, he has written the following books: Saints, Devils and Ordinary Seamen, A Sailor Remembers and Return to the Sea.Finding aid:Moving images: (Electronic) See MISACS for item level descriptions.Photographs (Paper) Paper finding aid relates only to accession 1982-212. A copy is held in the reference room, and consists of materials copied from the accession file (publications by Pugsley which used the photographs now held by Library and Archives Canada). FA-450 (90: Open)Additional information:Subject heading:Source:Private
Moving images: Reproduction and use in any form requires the written permission of the copyright holder and the written permission of the donor.
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