Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F0065 - Otto Meir Fonds
CA ACU TMM F0065
Otto Meir Fonds
- [191-] - 1947 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
967 mb: 53 tif files
Name of creator
Otto Meier was born in Germany and fought for the German Army during WWI as a member of the infantry. After the war, Meier married and emigrated to Canada in 1924. He and his wife eventually settled in the area of Gull Lake, Saskatchewan.
Military photos were sent by Meier to his sister Alvina Grubel who died in 1970. Photos were then given to donor's father, then to donor.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Scans donated by Wes Rath, September 2015.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of photographs created or collected by Otto Meier or members of his family. 10 of the images pertain to the German experience of WWI, the remainder pertain to Meier's family and friends post WWI.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
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.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
All photographs are electronic files. Higher resolution is available at dedicated terminal located in the reading room of the TMM Library and Archives.