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Collection C0139 - Frank H. Ellis' Aviation Photographs collection

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Reference code

ACU GBA C0139

Title

Frank H. Ellis' Aviation Photographs collection

Date(s)

  • 1907-1936 (Creation)

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Collection

Extent and medium

151 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Frank H. Ellis was an aviation historian who wrote a number of books including Canada's Flying Heritage / Frank H. Ellis. -- Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1954. The photos in this collection were acquired as part of his research on airplanes, pilots and aviation.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Frank Ellis, 1961-1972.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of photographs of early aviation in western Canada.

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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 many of the photos have been digitized.

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Title based on contents of collection.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on August 7, 2015.

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