Item F0006 - Harold Webb Fonds

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Harold Webb Fonds


  • 1945 (Creation)

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1 item

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Name of creator

(fl. 1920-1970)

Biographical history

Harold Webb (service number 10046) was an Acting Wing Commander for the Royal Canadian Air Force. During WWII he flew coastal patrols in Boundary Bay over Vancouver. Owing to an injury obtained in training he never flew overseas.

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Biographical history

Chester William Nimitz was born in Fredericksburg, Texas on Feb. 24, 1885; died at naval quarters on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay on Feb. 20, 1966. Nimitz was a fleet admiral of the United States Navy. He played a major role in the naval history of World War II as Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet (CinCPac), for U.S. naval forces and Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas (CinCPOA), for U.S. and Allied air, land, and sea forces during World War II. He was the United States' last surviving officer who served in the rank of fleet admiral.
(from: "Chester W. Nimitz," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed January 5th, 2016)

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of George Webb, son of Harold Webb, July 2009.

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Scope and content

The Harold Webb fonds consists of a single radio transmission from US Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz broadcasted following the bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima.

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No further accruals are expected.

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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, February 2015.




Archivist's note

This AtoM record created by Jason Nisenson, January 2016.

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