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Richard Lloyd Bell fonds
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CA ON00399 82
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24 cm of textual records
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Richard Lloyd Bell was a graduate of Victoria College (B.A., Class of 1920) who served overseas in the Canadian military during World War I. He was born in Springford, Ontario and received his early education in Ingersoll. After attending Victoria College, 1914-1917, he entered the Canadian Army, and was sent to England, where he was posted at various training centres before the end of the War. He went on to a career in teaching in Toronto, which included being head of the mathematics department at Harbord Collegiate, and then holding the same position at Western Commerce.
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The fonds consists primarily of outgoing and incoming correspondence, 1917-1919, of Richard Lloyd Bell, who served in the Canadian Army in England during that time. The correspondence is predominantly with his parents, brothers and sister, but also includes letters from friends, some of whom were also in the military.
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Acquired from Richard Lloyd Bell's son Lorne in 2014.
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No further accruals are expected.
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