Fonds F2346 - John Tanche fonds

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John Tanche fonds


  • 1972 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.5 cm of textual records. -- 7 photographs

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Jean Rene Henri Tanche (known as John), 1899-1993, was born in Lille, France. In 1906 he came to Canada with his parents, Dr. Adalbert Alexi Cornil Tanche, 1861-1917, and Julia Armeline (Capelle) Tanche, 1860-1916. His father founded a French socialist colony at Sylvan Lake, Alberta.

Archival history

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Gift of John Tanche, 1972.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of John's reminiscences of the Tanches and other families at Sylvan Lake. Includes photographs of Tanche family and farm.

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No restrictions on access.

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      The material is in English.

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      No finding aid

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      Digital content is available for the reminiscences and photos:

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      Dates of creation revision deletion

      Wednesday, October 03, 2018




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