Fonds F0037 - Jack Griffin Fonds

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Jack Griffin Fonds


  • 1940-1945 (Creation)

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16 photographs

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Name of creator

(fl. 1920-1970)

Biographical history

Jack Griffin was a soldier in the Canadian army during WWII, serving as a member of Support Company in the 4th Canadian Armoured Division. Following training, he served at least some of his time in Belgium.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Joseph M. Griffin, January 2006.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of black and white photographs relevant to the wartime experiences of Jack Griffin during WWII. Subject matter is military training, portraits, and unit photographs. Some photographs are labelled on verso.

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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. 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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Related units of description

See also the Leo Griffin Fonds, TMMF0036, held by TMM Library and Archives. Leo Griffin is an ancestor Jack Griffin and material for this Fonds was donated for Leo Griffin Fonds at the same time, by the same donor.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Fonds processed in 2009. Reprocessed in 2015.




Archivist's note

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

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