Fonds consists of records relating to the Aitkens family of Gordon Head and includes receipts, correspondence, ephemera, a scrapbook, news clippings, publications, photographs, artifacts, and reference and other material. Ephemera includes brochures relating to various centennial celebrations including Canada's Confederation Train, 1967. Fonds includes letters to the Aitkens family from soldiers during the First World War.
Fonds consists primarily of records relating to the British Army Manoeuvres of 1912; WWI, and Owen Talbot Aspray's military service. Fonds includes photographs; postcards; a journal; diaries; notebooks; training materials; correspondence; news clippings; WWI service book and membership card; book; programmes of post-war commemoration services and reunions; reference material.