University of Calgary
UofC Navigation

Home

Search archival collections at the University of Calgary

Fonds F0046 - Smythe Family Fonds

Original Digital object not accessible

Identity area

Reference code

CA ACU TMM F0046

Title

Smythe Family Fonds

Date(s)

  • 1930-1979 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

4 cm of textual records
1 photograph
2 maps

Context area

Name of creator

(1889-1979)

Biographical history

Hilda Anne Marie Smythe (née Lambert) was born in Terre Bonne, MI on May 15, 1889. She married Lorne Wentworth Smythe in 1909 and the couple settled in the village of Wierdale, Saskatchewan. Following the end of WWII, in which her son was killed in action, Smythe moved to Nelson, BC. She died July 24, 1979.

Name of creator

(fl. 1920-1944)

Biographical history

Lance Cpl. Lorne N. Smythe served overseas with the No. 5 Canadian Provost Corps during World War II. He died on December 17, 1944 of injuries received in action in Ravenna, Italy. His remains were buried in the Coriano Ridge (Italy) War Cemetery.

Name of creator

(1900-)

Biographical history

Corporal Lorne Wentworth Smythe served overseas with the No. 20 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps during WW II. He was discharged from service on February 27, 1945.

Archival history

Materials presumably originally gathered and saved by Hilda Smythe.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by William Milton, August 2005.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Fonds consists predominantly of correspondence between members of the Smythe family during the period of WWII when Lorne W. Smythe and his son were active overseas. The fact of Lorne N. Smythe's death while serving is reflected in many of the documents. Fonds is divided into

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

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.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Fonds processed in 2009. Reprocessed by Jason Nisenson, September 2015.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Archivist's note

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

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Request archival material »

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places

Physical storage

  • Shelf: EW 3-1-4
  • Map cabinet: Map Cabinet 1.1