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F03-S01-T014 · Item · 1918-03-01 - 1985
Part of Appleby College Artifact, Trophy, Textile and Art Collection

Item consists of the W.R. Wright Memorial Challenge Cup for tennis. Front of trophy reads: Appleby School logo / W. H. Wright, Memorial / Challenge Cup. Back of trophy reads: Presented by / Mrs. H.P. Wright / March, 1918.

Given in memory of William "Billy" Richard Wright who was the second Appleby Old Boy to give his life during the Great War. Billy was an original student at Appleby and Head Prefect in his final year. He died on May 13, 1917 at the age of 19.

First name inscribed on trophy reads: "1922 P.R.S. walsham (S) - from School House. According to the December 1918 Argus yearbook, the first winner of the trophy was C.E.N. Kaulbach.

School Administration Ledger
F01-S01-SS09 · Sub-series · 1911 - 1915; 1919
Part of Appleby College Fonds

Sub-series consists of a ledger book with an early written record describing the establishment of the school from 1911 to 1915, including when the following buildings were constructed: the School House (now Colley House), Headmaster's House, the hospital (infirmary), the chemical laboratory, ice rink and opening of Second House (Powell's House), when McCraney Farm leased. It records the fire of the original gym and stable and the building of the new barn and gym. It also lists when the school opened and the names of the original teachers, staff and students. It records when staff and faculty resigned and when students left the school. It lists the names and dates of the Appleby Dramatic Club productions. It records the first Prizegiving Ceremony and Sports Day and the establishment of the Cadet Corps. It also records when faculty, staff, students and alumni signed up for military positions during the start of World War I. Finally, it records the purchase of the new billiard table for School House by Sir Edmund Walker.

There is a single page towards the back of the ledger with lists the names of students who are in the school picture taken Apr. 29, 1919. It also includes the city where they are from and their nickname or preferred name.

F04-S04 · Series · 1736-1982
Part of Raymond Hart Massey fonds

Series consists of books from the Raymond and Dorothy Massey rare book library that Raymond bequeathed to Appleby College on his death. The collection consists of books pertaining to the following genres: fiction, non-fiction, literature and poetry, history and politics, religion, war and Abraham Lincoln.

Walker Family
F05-S04 · Series · [19-], 1910 - 1953
Part of Wentworth Dillon Walker fonds

Series consist of an assortment of Walker family material related to their time attending or governing at Appleby School (now College), which was acquired and collocated by Wentworth. Material includes drama programs, prize lists, crest, and a gymnastic trophy from Alastair Walker (class of 1924) schooldays, older brother to Wentworth. Series also contains correspondence related to the Sir Edmund Walker Memorial chapel window, as well as correspondence directed to Wentworth’s father Ewart Buchan Walker from Appleby and the Appleby School Fathers’ Association.

Correspondence
F05-S03 · Series · 1935 - 1990
Part of Wentworth Dillon Walker fonds

Series consist of correspondence from Appleby College to Wentworth regarding the progress of the school, Wentworth’s donation of the school bell, invitations to events, updates on Appleby alumni, educational viewpoints, and historical information. It includes typed and written letters as well as a telegraph.

Publicity
F04-S03 · Series · 1963-1964, 1983-1985
Part of Raymond Hart Massey fonds

Series consists of TV Guide Award nominee silver-plated bowls for Massey’s performance in “Tyger, Tyger” and “Dr. Kildare” and newspaper clippings highlighting Massey’s career.

Old Boys’ Association
F05-S02 · Series · 1935 - 1950 , 1966 , 1984 , 1990
Part of Wentworth Dillon Walker fonds

Series consist of correspondence, newsletters, and holiday greetings sent by Appleby’s Old Boys’ Association (now Alumni) to Wentworth, and newspaper clippings about Appleby Old Boys’ events.

Correspondence
F04-S02 · Series · 1910 - 1983
Part of Raymond Hart Massey fonds

Series consist of correspondence and greeting cards from friends and business associates, and one story written by Robertson Davies, Canadian writer, journalist and professor.

Abraham Lincoln
F04-S01 · Series · 1865, [19-], 1939, 1953
Part of Raymond Hart Massey fonds

Series consist of a collection of Abraham Lincoln material that Raymond Massey accumulated over his career for his best known performance of “Abe Lincoln in Illinois”. Material includes sketches of Raymond Massey portrayal of Abraham Lincoln for the stage play “Abe Lincoln in Illinois”, letter from playwright Robert Sherwood, photographs of Abraham Lincoln, reproduction limited edition print of President Abraham Lincoln painted by President Dwight Eisenhower, republican national electoral
ticket from Lincoln’s time, newspaper clippings of Lincoln’s assassination, and a framed playbill of Ford’s theatre on the night of Lincoln’s assassination.

F11-S01 · Series · 1912-1913
Part of Alastair Walker fonds

Series consists of a scrapbook from original Appleby College student Ford Stuart Strathy. It captures his time at Appleby, including family vacation in Ireland and Niagara Falls. The scrapbook contains photographs of Appleby students Raymond Massey and Aubrey de Vere Arnold Turquand, and teacher Vernon Harcourt de Butts Powell. Ford was killed in action on 17 August 1917 during World War One (WWI).
Photo numbers: PH01-0065 - PH01-0101.

Strathy, Ford Stuart
Photograph Album
F15-S01 · Series · 1921 - 1924
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Series consists of 1 photograph album, depicting life at Appleby College. Subject matter includes cadets, students, sports teams (cricket, hockey, rugby), and prefects. Of note are images of Appleby School nurses.

Meggs, Nina
Education
F05-S01 · Series · 1931 - 1936
Part of Wentworth Dillon Walker fonds

Series consist of records pertaining to Wentworth’s schooldays at Appleby from prize lists, reports and progress reports, as well as school crests, pins from his involvement with the school’s cadet corps, and book prizes received at the annual Prizegiving Ceremony.

F15-S01-PH01-0378 · Item · 1923
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting the team photograph of the 1923 Appleby School third house hockey team.

F15-S01-PH01-0373 · Item · 1923
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting a group photograph of the 1923 Appleby School prefects. Inscription below the photograph reads "Prefects".

F15-S01-PH01-0364 · Item · 1923
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting a student dressed in hockey gear standing on the ice of an outdoor rink and holding a hockey stick by his side. Inscription below the photograph reads "Red".

F15-S01-PH01-0361 · Item · 1923
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting a student dressed in rugby gear standing on a field. Other students in rugby gear can be seen in the background. Inscription below the photograph reads "Skinney".

F15-S01-PH01-0360 · Item · 1923
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting two students standing on a field wearing rugby gear. The students are facing the camera with their hands on their hips. Inscription below the photograph reads "Smug & Crum".

F15-S01-PH01-0358 · Item · 1923
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting a line of rugby players crouched in a line in front of a coach. Inscription below photograph reads "1st Rugby team at practice".

F15-S01-PH01-0354 · Item · May 27, 1923
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting lines of cadets marching past on a field. Inscription for the photograph reads "Cadet Corp Inspected by Col. Mc.Crimmon".

F15-S01-PH01-0353 · Item · May 27, 1923
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting a military officer standing on a field. Inscription for the photograph reads Cadet Corp Inspected by Col. Mc.Crimmon".

F15-S01-PH01-0352 · Item · May 27, 1923
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting two lines of cadets marching past on a field. Inscription for the photograph reads "Cadet Corp Inspected by Col. Mc.Crimmon".

F15-S01-PH01-0351 · Item · May 27, 1923
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting a line of cadets marching on a field in the distance. Inscription for the photograph reads "Cadet Corp Inspected by Col. Mc.Crimmon".

F15-S01-PH01-0348 · Item · 1923
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting Nina and another woman dressed in winter hats and coats walking outside. Inscription below photograph reads "On the Highway"

F15-S01-PH01-0346 · Item · 1922
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting Nina in her nurse uniform bandaging the finger of a young girl on some steps. Inscription below the photograph reads "Bandaging a wounded finger"

F15-S01-PH01-0344 · Item · 1922
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting Nina in her nurse uniform sitting in a chair on a building porch. Inscription below photograph reads "Just me"

F15-S01-PH01-0343 · Item · 1922
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting Nina in her nurse uniform, sitting beside some porch steps. Inscription below photograph reads "Just me"

Fall Term Prefects
F15-S01-PH01-0339 · Item · 1921
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting a group photo of the 1921 Appleby fall term prefects.

F15-S01-PH01-0338 · Item · 1921
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting a student in a suit standing outside, posed with his hands in his pockets. Inscription below photograph reads "Throp"

F15-S01-PH01-0337 · Item · 1921
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting a student wearing a suit and standing in front of corner of brick wall. Inscription below photograph identifies student as "Jack Arnold"

F15-S01-PH01-0335 · Item · [1921-1924]
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting the exterior of the infirmary building. In the background to the left two children are sitting on the edge of the porch, and to the right Nina in her nurse uniform is sitting on the porch steps with a young boy holding a bicycle stands in front of her. Inscription below the photograph identifies the building as "The Hospital"

Nina in uniform on steps
F15-S01-PH01-0333 · Item · 1921
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting Nina in her nurse uniform sitting on some stairs and holding some fabric. Inscription below photograph reads "First term at Appleby"

Two photos combined in one
F15-S01-PH01-0332 · Item · 1921
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting two photographs imposed overtop of each other. One photo partially depicts Nina in a nurse uniform sitting on building steps, and the other partially depicts a young boy riding a bike towards the infirmary with Nina sitting on the steps in the background. Inscription below photograph reads "two in one"

F15-S01-PH01-0330 · Item · Spring 1921
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting six students wearing suits standing in a line outside. Inscription below photograph reads "some Matthews House Boys"

Three boys in suits
F15-S01-PH01-0329 · Item · [1921-1924]
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting three students wearing suits and standing in front of a building entrance. Inscription below photograph reads "James, Matthews, Wilson"

Picture of young boy
F15-S01-PH01-0327 · Item · [1921-1924]
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a photograph depicting a portrait of a young boy. Inscription below photo reads "Thomas".

Photograph of young boy
F15-S01-PH01-0326 · Item · [1921-1924]
Part of Nina Meggs fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting a portrait shot of a young boy. Inscription below photograph reads "Boothel".

Fife the dog
F11-S01-PH01-0101 · Item · 1912-1913
Part of Alastair Walker fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph of Fife the dog belonging to the Strathy family.

Portrait of Miss Bird
F11-S01-PH01-0100 · Item · 1912-1913
Part of Alastair Walker fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph of a woman standing outside with a package in one hand and a suitcase in the other. Presumably Miss Bird.

Obstacle race
F11-S01-PH01-0099 · Item · 1912-1913
Part of Alastair Walker fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph of Ford Strathy and fellow student McLaren crawling through barrels during the obstacle race.

Ford Strathy
F11-S01-PH01-0097 · Item · [19-]
Part of Alastair Walker fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph of a portrait of Ford Strathy in military hat. Note on verso: "Ford S. Strathy, Mary E.S. Tidy's only brother'.

Father's race on Sports Day
F11-S01-PH01-0094 · Item · 1913
Part of Alastair Walker fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph of the Father's Race on Sports Day. People in the photograph include Mr King, Mr. Osler, Dad [Mr. Strathy].

Appleby School students
F11-S01-PH01-0091 · Item · 1912-1913
Part of Alastair Walker fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph of Appleby School students standing in rows outside. Some of the students in the photo are: Turquand, Gillespie, Harlan, Crawley, Lazier, McLaren, Griffin.

Appleby School rugby team
F11-S01-PH01-0090 · Item · 1913
Part of Alastair Walker fonds

Item consists of a black and white photograph of the Appleby School rugby team for 1913.
Back row L-R: Lazier, Wright, Cohen, Strathy, McLean, MacDonald, Mr. Blythe, Gillespie, Massey, Gillespie, Harlan, MacDonald, Crowley.
Front row L-R: McLaren, Breckenridge, Haas, Patterson, Christie