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Fonds F0040 - Walter Anderson Tennant Fonds

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Walter Anderson Tennant Fonds


  • 1915-1916 (Creation)

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4 items

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Biographical history

Walter Anderson Tennant was born on October 9th 1885, in Fredericton New Brunswick. Prior to the outbreak of WWI he worked in lumber mills in the Yahk, B.C. area. Tennant enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Force on March 3rd, 1915 and served overseas with the 48th Infantry Battalion. Tennant died June 30th, 1919 of emphysema.

Archival history

Material was originally received by donor's mother.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Dan Mackinnon, October 2, 2002.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of one Christmas card, one post card blank, one post card written, and one silk handkerchief embroidered with WWI allied flags.

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No further accruals are expected.

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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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Silk handkerchief located in map cabinet 1.1.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Fonds processed 2009.




Archivist's note

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

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Physical storage

  • Box: EW Singleton box 3-1-6
  • Map cabinet: Map Cabinet 1.1