Showing 384 results

Archival description
Sherwood and Evelyn Lett family fonds
Print preview View:

258 results with digital objects Show results with digital objects

Canadian delegation reception, group photo

Item is a group photograph of guests at a reception given by members of the Canadian delegation of the International Commission for Supervision and Control in Vietnam. Sherwood Lett, the Commissioner of the Canadian delegation, is third from the right.

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. Sherwood Lett, the Commissioner of the Canadian delegation, fourth from the left, shakes hands with an unidentified man.

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 man. Sherwood Lett, the Commissioner of the Canadian delegation, is third from the left.

Ripple Rock explosion, pre explosion

Item is a photograph of the blasting of Ripple Rock, the navigational hazard in the Seymour Narrows, from a bunker position on an area hilltop. The eddies and disturbances in the water around Ripple Rock are visible, before the detonation.

Susan MacKenzie and Mary Lett with their fathers at University of British Columbia graduation

Item is a group photograph at the graduation from University of British Columbia of Suzan MacKenzie and Mary Lett, with their fathers. Included in the photograph are (from left to right) Sherwood Lett (Chancellor of U.B.C.) and his daughter Mary Lett and Susan MacKenzie and her father Norman MacKenzie (President of U.B.C.).

Honorary degree presented to Mrs. Nancy Hodges by Sherwood Lett and Norman MacKenzie

Item is a photograph of the presentation of a degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) from the University of British Columbia to Mrs. Nancy Hodges, Speaker of the Provincial Legislature, U.B.C. Chancellor Sherwood Lett is at left, and U.B.C. President Norman MacKenzie is on the right. The presentation was made on the occasion of opening of U.B.C.'s Westbrook Building.

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): Norman MacKenzie (U.B.C. President), Mr. Percy Spender (degree recipient), Mrs. Nancy Hodges M.L.A. (degree recipient) and Sherwood Lett (U.B.C. Chancellor).

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) unidentified man, Norman MacKenzie (U.B.C. President), (front row) Mr. Percy Spender (degree recipient), the Hon. Clarence Wallace, Mrs. Nancy Hodges M.L.A. (degree recipient) and Sherwood Lett (U.B.C. Chancellor).

University of British Columbia honorary degree recipients and officials, autumn congregation

Item is a group photograph on the occasion of the awarding of honorary degrees by the University of British Columbia at the autumn congregation. Individuals in this photograph are (left to right): Sherwood Lett (U.B.C. Chancellor), Dr. Lawrence Guichon, William Mark Duke (Archbishop of Vancouver), Dr. Rhys Sale, Dr. Percy Bengough, Norman MacKenzie (U.B.C. President).

University of British Columbia dignitaries leaving the War Memorial Gymnasium

Item is a photograph of a group of dignitaries leaving the University of British Columbia War Memorial gymnasium wearing academic regalia. The two men in the centre of the photograph are Frank Ebenezer Buck (Emeritus Professor of the Department of Agriculture, left) and Sherwood Lett (U.B.C. Chancellor, right).

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) Hugh Neil MacCorkindale (degree recipient), Dr. Norman MacKenzie (U.B.C. President), (bottom row), Sherwood Lett (U.B.C. Chancellor), the Right Honourable Vincent Massey (degree recipient, Governor General of Canada), Joseph Robert 'Joey' Smallwood (degree recipient, premier of Newfoundland and Labrador).

Chancellor Lett in procession with the Rt. Hon. Vincent Massey

Item is a photograph of a procession on the occasion of the presentation of a degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) from the University of British Columbia to The Right Honourable Vincent Massey, Governor General of Canada. Governor General Massey is at the rear left, and U.B.C. Chancellor Sherwood Lett is rear right. In the front row are two unidentified members of the Governor General's guard.

University of British Columbia honorary degree recipients and officials, with honour guard

Item is a group photograph on the occasion of the awarding of honorary degrees by the University of British Columbia at the spring congregation. In addition to the degree recipients and university officials this photo also contains the Governor General's guard. Individuals in this photograph are (left to right): (back row) Hugh Neil MacCorkindale (degree recipient), Dr. Norman MacKenzie (U.B.C. President), (bottom row) Major General Christopher Vokes, Admiral James Calcutt Hibbard, Sherwood Lett (U.B.C. Chancellor), the Right Honourable Vincent Massey (degree recipient, Governor General of Canada), Joseph Robert 'Joey' Smallwood (degree recipient, premier of Newfoundland and Labrador), George J. Archer (R.C.M.P. Superintendent), Air Commodore W. A. Orr.

University of British Columbia, autumn convocation, Sherwood Lett and the Archbishop of Canterbury

Item is a photograph of University of British Columbia Chancellor Sherwood Lett (right) conversing with The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury, on the occasion of the presentation of a degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) from U.B.C. to the Archbishop.

Sherwood and Evelyn Lett family fonds

  • AM361
  • Fonds
  • 1845, [ca. 1900]-1999

Fonds consists of records of Sherwood Lett including personal papers, 1908-1964, including diaries and correspondence, military papers, 1845, 1914-1965, covering service in World Wars I and II as well as peace-time associations; diplomatic papers, 1947-1955, covering the 1947 Canadian Mission to Japan and the 1954-1955 Canadian participation in the International Commission in Vietnam; judicial papers, 1955-1964, concerning the appointment as Chief Justice to the Supreme Court of B.C. 1955, and as Chief Justice to the B.C. Court of Appeal, 1963; university papers, 1951-1964, including Lett’s election as Chancellor in 1951. In addition, there are scrapbooks, clippings, and a collection of publications, 1916-1965. The fonds also includes photographs depicting the personal, professional, military and academic life of Sherwood Lett.

Fonds also includes records of Evelyn Lett, consisting of a small amount of letters of support for her nomination of the Order of Canada, 1997, a service award, 1998, news clippings and articles, 1975-1976, and a file related to family member Charles Plant.

Lett, Sherwood

Results 351 to 384 of 384