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Hugh Pickett fonds Vancouver (B.C.) File
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Hugh Pickett scrapbook : 1941

File consists of a scrapbook compiled by Hugh Pickett containing photographs, clippings, receipts, correspondence, a napkin, a broken key, notes and ticket stubs. Materials relate to trips to Harrison Hot Springs, Grouse Mountain, Chilliwack and Seattle; Spitfire Fund events; concerts, sporting events and parties attended by Pickett. Photographs show Hugh Pickett, Len Turnbull, Kaye Connor, Marguerite De Guesseme and many other unidentified individuals.

Elsa Maxwell #1

File consists of a scrapbook containing materials related to the arrival of Elsa Maxwell in Vancouver and the Spitfire Fund party at the Hotel Vancouver. Materials include photographs, notes, contracts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, telegraphs, to-do lists, and schedules. Many of the photographs were taken by Alfred Knight. Individuals in the photographs include Elsa Maxwell, Hugh Pickett and Len Turnbull.

Spitfire Fund events 1941

File consists of a scrapbook containing materials related to 1941 Spitfire Fund fundraising events including an Elsa Maxwell parry in Vancouver and a boxing match between Al Delaney and Eddie Wenstob. Materials include photographs, notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a poster, and publicity materials.

Hugh Pickett scrapbook : 1945

File consists of a scrapbook containing materials related to theatre and celebrities around Vancouver (including Marlene Dietrich), clippings about his father Fred Pickett and Dingwall Cotts Co. Ltd., photographs of family and friends, Christmas cards, and a Life magazine spread and photographic prints about George Lott, an injured soldier.

Hugh Pickett scrapbook : 1944-45

File consists of a scrapbook containing materials related to celebrities (Katharine Dunham, Francis Lederer, Lupe Velez and Ginger Rogers), and theatrical events in Vancouver. Photographs of Hugh Pickett and friends/family are interspersed throughout.

Hugh Pickett scrapbook : 1943-44

File consists of a scrapbook containing Vancouver news clippings and programs, photographs of family and friends, ticket stubs, poetry and a Victory Bond purchase certificate for Hugh Pickett.

Hugh Pickett scrapbook : summer 1942

File consists of a scrapbook containing autographed head shot by Kaye Connor, photographs of friends, family and army training and uniforms, notes, clippings, telegraphs, grocery list, receipts, boat trip log from July 1942, poetry, notices from the Department of National War Service and ticket stubs.

Hugh Picket scrapbook : 1942-1943

File consists of a scrapbook containing photographs of Hugh Pickett, Len Turnbull in uniform with friends and family, Christmas correspondence and decorations, drawings, detachment documents, clippings, telegraphs, ticket stubs, birthday cards, Department of National Defense documentation for permission to travel to the United States and collected materials from a trip to California.

Hugh Picket scrapbook : 1941-1942

File consists of a scrapbook containing celebrity and event clippings from Vancouver; photographs, match books, clippings and ticket stubs from a trip to California; Christmas cards; and photos from trips to Abbotsford and Chilliwack.