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Fonds F0051 - Robert Coppell Fonds

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Robert Coppell Fonds


  • 1964-1965 (Creation)

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1 Hollinger box containing:
91 photographs
2 maps
6 clippings

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Biographical history

Robert “Red” Coppell was born in Dauphin, Manitoba in 1934. Prior to entering into the Canadian Army, Coppell worked as a telephone lineman. Coppell served as a Warrant Officer in Cyprus, during Canadian Peacekeeping activities there. He died in Calgary in 2011.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Susan Coppell Shaw, daughter of Robert Coppell, July 2015.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists primarily of photographs taken by Coppell during his time of service as a peacekeeper with the Canadian Armed Forces in Cyprus.

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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 Jason Nisenson, November 2015.




Archivist's note

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

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  • Shelf: EW 3-1-4