Fonds F0035 - Elsa Alsgard Fonds

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Elsa Alsgard Fonds


  • 1940 - 1946 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records
6 photographs

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Biographical history

Elsa Othelia Alsgard was born on August 20, 1919 in Granum Alberta. A registered nurse before the start of WWII, Alsgard enlisted with the Canadian Army Nursing Service on January 3rd, 1944 and served at military hospitals in Vernon and Nanaimo.

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Donated by Elsa Alsgard, September 2005.
Accession # MRA 2005-026

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of materials gathered by Elsa Alsgard during the time of her activity as a Nursing Sister during WWII. It is divided into four series:

  1. Correspondence
  2. Photographs
  3. Military Records
  4. Pamphlets and Ephemera

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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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Fonds processed by Caitlyn Lowe, April 2009. Reprocessed by Jason Nisenson, August 2015.




Archivist's note

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

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