Biographical sketch: James White is connected to Lucy Jarvis via her association with Vernon and Mary Thompson. White lived at one time in a trailer on Jarvis's property at Pembroke Dyke, Yarmouth County and became involved with the care of Mary, the widow of Vernon Thompson, who was ill and being looked after by some local people. James White was given money from Mary Thompson's estate to compensate him for time spent as a voluntary care-giver prior to her death. White was distantly related to Mary through his wife, Violet B. Hubbard. Lucy Jarvis endeavoured to obtain financial assistance for White and undertook to detail his life story and write letters to the provincial and federal authorities on his behalf.
Scope and content: This series includes correspondence relating to work done by Lucy Jarvis and James White to try to verify his war service record for pension benefits.
Arrangement is chronological.
Title based on the content of the series.
File titles supplied.
Related group of records: see also Series 4
File 1 Correspondence - James White veteran's allowance case 1982-1984
File 2 Correspondence to and from James White
Letters refer to his stay in the Nova Scotia Hospital and
to legal matters between James White and Lucy Jarvis
File 3 James White - biographical and miscellaneous
See also Series 7, file 2