Fonds F0059 - Archie Sheffield Fonds

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Archie Sheffield Fonds


  • 1913-2007 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records
11 photographs

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Biographical history

Archie Wilmer Sheffield was born in Cardston, Alberta on January 9, 1893. Prior to his enlistment in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in February , 1915, Sheffield worked as a carpenter and was an active member of the Cardston Militia. Sheffield served in the 13th Canadian Mounted Rifles, and later in the 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles. Following the war, Sheffield returned to Alberta.

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Donated by Jean D. Palmer, February & June 2014 [transacted through Rory Cory, army museum].
Donated by Rhoda Mazzocchi, 2014. [transacted through Rory Cory, Army Museum.]

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Fonds consists of letters and photographs pertaining to the military career of Archie Sheffield, ca. WWI. Files in the donation related correspondence series help to interpret references in the letters from 1916.

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No restrictions on access.

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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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Fonds processed by Jason Nisenson, December 2015.




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

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