Fonds F0136 - Lee Whalen Fonds

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Lee Whalen Fonds


  • 1993 (Creation)

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1 cm textual records
59 photographs

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Biographical history

Lee Andrew Whalen was born 17 May 1959 in Barrie, Ontario. He was part of the 32nd Signal Regiment of the Canadian Armed Forces and served for 31 years. He spent some of his time in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina with the United Nations Protection Force United (UNPROFOR). He took part in Peacekeeping force in Mostar and Srebrenica. Whalen died 27 August 2019 in Ontario.

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Letters and photographs were received and kept by Richard Bonneycastle.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of material related to Whalen's time of service in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1993. Fond is divided into two series:

  1. Correspondence: letters from this series include Whalen's personal account of his journey to Mostar and Srebrenica, the “hot-spots” of the war.
  2. Photographs

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No further accruals are expected.

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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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  • English

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Fonds processed by Andjelka Susnjar, January 2020.




Archivist's note

This AtoM record created by Jason Nisenson, January 2020.

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