Scope and Content

Two letters from Margaret Braidwood, British Columbia:

  • 30 November 1996 (typescript), pleased that Ballard is 'interested in the numerous papers and bits and pieces' from the files of her husband, William Braidwood, Chairman of the British Residents' Association 'from just before the Far East War until the war ended'. Braidwood considered Ballard's father to have been 'his closest friend during those difficult times'.
  • 6 January 1997 (typescript, with original envelope), providing biographical information about William Braidwood, died 1986 (Margaret Braidwood was Braidwood's second wife, married 1979).

This file also includes:

  • a group photograph supplied by Braidwood (with its original annotated envelope and with an enlargement of it) taken in Lunghua Camp after 'a tea-party' on 7 November 1945 (it does not include members of the Ballard family);
  • a summary list, in Ballard's hand, of the documents supplied by Margaret Braidwood.

For the document enclosures, see Add MS 88938/2/1/7/2-4).

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Not Public Record(s)

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Includes two black and white photographs: 40 x 55mm and (enlargement of same) 110 x 160mm. Both photographs are annotated on the verso as supplied to Braidwood by C K Wei.