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Fonds F1423 - 137th Canadian Infantry Battalion member fonds

Identity area

Reference code

ACU GBA F1423

Title

137th Canadian Infantry Battalion member fonds

Date(s)

  • 1916-1917 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

127 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

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.

Repository

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Patrick Tivy, 1980.

Content and structure area

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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The material is in English.

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No finding aid, but a few of the photos have been digitized.

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Note

Title based on contents of records.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on August 5, 2015.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

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