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Fonds F1423 - 137th Canadian Infantry Battalion member fonds
ACU GBA F1423
137th Canadian Infantry Battalion member fonds
- 1916-1917 (Creation)
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Name of creator
This photo album was compiled during the First World War by an unidentified member of the 137th Battalion from Calgary, Alberta. The battalion was organized December 22, 1915 and was absorbed by the 21st Reserve Battalion to provide reinforcements for the Canadian Corps in the field. It was disbanded on September 15, 1920.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Patrick Tivy, 1980.
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of the battalion in and around Calgary.
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No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid, but a few of the photos have been digitized.
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Title based on contents of records.
Link added to Archives Photographs on August 5, 2015.
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Tuesday, April 19, 2016