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Fonds F0052 - Charles William Loney Fonds

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Charles William Loney Fonds


  • 1916-1918 (Creation)

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1 panoramic photograph
1 card

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Biographical history

Charles William Loney was born in St. Eustache, Manitoba in 1886. He enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Force at the outbreak of the First Wold War, and served in France until the armistice. Following the war he settled in the Calgary area, working as a surveyor and commercial artist.

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Gift of C. David Loney, August, 2005.
Accession # 2015.034

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Fonds consists of one panoramic photograph of Vimy Ridge on linen backing. Photograph appears to be intelligence gathered in advance of the battle April, 1917. Also includes one card detailing a Christmas dinner for the Canadian Corps Survey Section, 1918. Card is signed by attendees. Both items were likely produced or co-produced by Loney.

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No restrictions on access. Note that the original photograph is fragile. Unless warranted by research need access will given to a photo-facsimile.

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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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Fonds processed by Jason Nisenson, November 2015.




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This AtoM record created by Jason Nisenson, November 2015.

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  • Shelf: EW 3-1-4