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Collection F0015 - Henry Percival Wheatley Collection
CA ACU TMM F0015
Henry Percival Wheatley Collection
- 1914-1955 (Accumulation)
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Extent and medium
245 black and white photographs
Name of creator
Henry Percival Wheatley was born in Ireland on March 12, 1891. He enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force at Winnipeg, in 1915 and served as a Sergeant with the 101st Battalion.
The photographs appear to have been originally collected by Albert Barnett of Keego Harbor, Michigan, whose stamp appears on the verso. It is unknown how they came into Wheatley’s possession.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Grace Martin, August 2014.
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of black and white photographs that predominantly depict Canadian action during WWI. The majority of the photographs are duplicates of Canadian Official War Photographs held at Library and Archives Canada. For further information about this initiative see: http://goo.gl/cFC15i. Captions on the verso of photographs stamped “Canadian Official War Photograph” are likely transcribed from a print index at Library and Archives Canada.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
No further accruals are expected.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Archival materials do not circulate and must be consulted in the TMM Library and Archives Reading Room. Copyright of materials in this collection has expired. Please contact TMM Library and Archives staff for guidance on reproduction.
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Existence and location of originals
Originals are held by Library and Archives Canada as part of the records of the Canadian War Records Office, "O" series: http://collectionscanada.gc.ca/pam_archives/index.php?fuseaction=genitem.displayItem&lang=eng&rec_nbr=4532467
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Collection processed by Jason Nisenson, March 2015.
This AtoM record was created by Jason Nisenson, July 2015