Fonds F0111 - Roger Babineau Fonds

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Roger Babineau Fonds


  • 1918 (Accumulation)

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ca. 100 24 x 19cm b+w photographs

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Biographical history

Roger Babineau lived the majority of his life in Strathmore, Alberta. He died there in 2017.

Archival history

Album was formerly in the custody of Roger Babineau (1941-2017), the step-grandfather of the donor. Donor's children found the item in Babineau's home in Strathmore, AB following his death. No further provenance is known.

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Consists of one photograph album containing official World War One photographs. Item was produced by the studio of F. Wade Moses, Montreal PQ, and likely sold as a set during and after the war.

Notable images include: aerial view of the first Vimy memorial at Thelus Corner ; aerial view of an advance during battle of the Somme ; Ypres Cloth Hall in stages of ruin ; views of German trench works.

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Appraisal complete, April 2017. JN


No further accruals are expected.

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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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Leather on pressboard binding is in poor condition, photographs and backing are in good condition.

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Fonds processed by Jason Nisenson, June 2018




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This AtoM record was created by Jason Nisenson, June 2018

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