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University of British Columbia honorary degree recipients and officials

Item is a group photograph on the occasion of the awarding of honorary degrees by the University of British Columbia at the spring congregation. Individuals in this photograph are (left to right): (back row) Leonard Sylvanus Klinck (U.B.C. President Emeritus), Hon. Eric Werge Hamber (U.B.C. Chancellor Emeritus), (front row) Sherwood Lett (U.B.C. Chancellor), Hector MacLeod (degree recipient, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science), Thomas Ingledow (degree recipient), William George Swan (degree recipient), Norman MacKenzie (U.B.C. President).

Princess Elizabeth and University of British Columbia officials at a U.B.C. football game

Item is a photograph of Princess Elizabeth, Prince Philip, and university officials at a University of British Columbia football game on the occasion of the royal visit to U.B.C. The identified individuals in this photograph are (from left to right): U.B.C. Chancellor Sherwood Lett, Princess Elizabeth, U.B.C. President Norman MacKenzie, and Prince Philip.

University of British Columbia honorary degree recipients and officials

Item is a group photograph on the occasion of the awarding of honorary degrees by the University of British Columbia at the spring congregation. Individuals in this photograph are (left to right): (top row) Sherwood Lett (U.B.C. Chancellor), Norman MacKenzie (bottom row) Henry F. Angus (degree recipient), Jessie Louise McLenaghan (degree recipient), Frank C. James (degree recipient).

Barossa Day dinner, toast at head table

Item is a photograph of an unidentified man at the head table making a toast at the annual Barossa Day full dress dinner held at the Vancouver Hotel by the Irish Fusiliers of Canada, Vancouver Regiment. The Hon. Frank Ross, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia is visible at far left.

The "Grand Moot", Law Faculty of University of British Columbia, courtroom

Item is a panorama photograph of the whole courtroom at the 'Grand Moot' at the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Law. The roles of the Justices at the bench are played by (from left to right) R.H. Tupper Q.C., Sherwood Lett (Chief Justice of the British Columbia Supreme Court), Gordon McGregor Sloan (Chief Justice for the Court of Appeal), Elmore Meredith Q.C., and Arthur J. Cowan Q.C..

Round Table Christmas luncheon, group photo

Item is a group photograph of Round Table Christmas luncheon guests. Individuals in this photograph are (from left to right): (back row) R. H. Tupper (QC), Hon. Mr. Justice H.B. Robertson, Frank H. Brown (C[BE]), Col. A. M. Brown (OBE), Roger M. Odlum, H. Oldham, A. M. J. English, J. K. Davis, Chief Justice Sherwood Lett, President N. A. M. MacKenzie, William Manson, W. Tom Brown, J. S. Eckman, D. A. McGregor, (middle row) Chris Webb, Brig. J. C. Stewart, Rt.Rev. Sir Francis Heathcote, Hon. F. M. Ross, Wm. J. Read, Col. J. P. Fell, M. E. Nichols, W. H. Malkin, George Kidd, Dr. Don Patterson. (front row) Gen. Victor W. Odlum, Gen Sir Ouvry Roberts, Richard Bell-Irving.

Night Exercise

Item is a photograph of an oil painting by Canadian war artist Lieutenant (later Captain) George D. Pepper. The scene is of troops of the Royal Highlanders of Canada (The Black Watch) engaging in exercises at Burton-upon-Strather, North Lincolnshire, England. The photographs were sent to Brigadier Sherwood Lett from England to his Vancouver address in September 1944.

C.N.R. hospital train trip, group of army personnel and other officials

Item is a photograph of Army personnel and other officials taken on the railway platform on the occasion of the beginning of a trip on a C.N.R. hospital train. Sherwood Lett, wounded at the Battle of Dieppe, is returning to Vancouver on leave and can be seen here next to a nurse with his arm in a sling (sixth from the left).

Canadian Liaison Mission to Japan visits Chinese President Chiang Kai-Shek, handshake

Item is a photograph of the diplomats of the Canadian Liaison Mission to Japan during a "courtesy" call with President of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-Shek. President Chiang Kai-sheck (third from left) shakes the hand of General H.D.G. Crerar, the head of the mission, while Sherwood Lett (second from left) and other dignitaries look on.

Sai Wan Bay War Cemetery, General Crerar placing a wreath

Item is a photograph of General H.D.G. Crerar placing a wreath at a ceremony at the flagpole at Sai Wan Bay War Cemetery on the occasion of the Canadian Liaison Mission to Japan's visit to the cemetery during their visit to Hong Kong. Brigadier Sherwood Lett is visible at the far left and the other members of the Mission are visible in the background.

Canadian delegation reception, receiving line

Item is a photograph of members of the Canadian delegation of the International Commission for Supervision and Control in Vietnam receiving guests in a receiving line at a reception given by the delegation. A member of the delegation shakes hands with an unidentified Vietnamese woman. Sherwood Lett, the Commissioner of the Canadian delegation, is behind the woman, second from the right in the back row.

Canadian delegation reception, receiving line

Item is a photograph of members of the Canadian delegation of the International Commission for Supervision and Control in Vietnam receiving guests in a receiving line at a reception given by the delegation. A member of the delegation shakes hands with an unidentified man. Sherwood Lett, the Commissioner of the Canadian delegation, is second from the right of the receivers.

Riot damage, burned signage

Item is a photograph of signage burned as a result of a riot that occurred during demonstrations against the International Commission for Supervision and Control in Vietnam. The Hotel Majestic (ICSC headquarters) and the Hotel Gallieni were both damaged during the riots.

Riot damage, hotel interior

Item is a photograph of damage inside a hotel as a result of a riot that occurred during demonstrations against the International Commission for Supervision and Control in Vietnam. The Hotel Majestic (ICSC headquarters) and the Hotel Gallieni were both damaged during the riots.

Riot damage, Hotel Majestic facade

Item is a photograph of debris and rubble outside the front facade of the Hotel Majestic. The damage was caused as a result of a riot that occurred during demonstrations against the International Commission for Supervision and Control in Vietnam.

Riot damage, hotel lobby

Item is a photograph of damage inside a hotel as a result of a riot that occurred during demonstrations against the International Commission for Supervision and Control in Vietnam. The Hotel Majestic (ICSC headquarters) and the Hotel Gallieni were both damaged during the riots.

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