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Fonds F0110 - Unknown Sailor's post WWII Photographic Fonds

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Unknown Sailor's post WWII Photographic Fonds


  • 1946- [1955?] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

167 b+w photographs
ca. 80 b+w negatives

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Name of creator

(fl. 1926-1960)

Biographical history

Unknown sailor who served aboard HMCS Cayuga and possibly several other ships in the Canadian Navy from 1946 until, possibly, 1955, as evidenced by his photographs.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Unknown. Found in archives with no documentation 2017.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of black and white photographs and negatives attesting to life aboard HMCS Cayuga and other Canadian naval ships and their points of landing during the years 1946 until about 1955.

Includes photos of HMCS Crescent, merchant vessels, shore leave in Asia, ship's interior and exterior, crew photos, planes in flight, as well as family photos.

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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.

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  • English

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Photographs are predominantly 4.5 x 6 cm.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Fonds processed by Benjamin Niles, January 2018.




Archivist's note

This AtoM record created by Benjamin Niles, January 2018.

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  • Shelf: NS 9-2-3