Fonds F0030 - Albert Philip Allen Fonds

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Albert Philip Allen Fonds


  • 1914-1942 (Creation)

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1 box containing:
1 cm of textual records
13 photographs

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Biographical history

Albert Philip Allen was born in Sissinghurst, Kent, on January 23, 1888. After immigration to Canada Allen worked as a painter before enlisting with the Canadian Expeditionary Force on September 21, 1914 and served with the 5th battalion. Allen survived the war and eventually settled in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Marjory Grondahl, December 2007.

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Scope and content

The fonds contains records and photographs pertaining to the military activity of Albert Philip Allen during the course of his service in WWI. The fonds is divided into three series: Correspondence, Personal Records, Photographs.

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Conditions governing access

No restrictions on access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Archival materials do not circulate and must be consulted in the TMM Library and Archives Reading Room. Duplication of materials in the collection may be subject to copyright and other restrictions. Please contact TMM Library and Archives staff for guidance on reproduction.

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  • English

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The service records of Albert Philip Allen at Library and Archives Canada can be found here:

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Fonds processed by Jason Nisenson, August 2015.




Archivist's note

This AtoM record was created by Jason Nisenson, August 2015.

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