Fonds F0060 - William Harry Carson Fonds

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William Harry Carson Fonds


  • 1941-1945 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records
15 photographs

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Biographical history

William Harry Carson was born in Desboro, Ontario. He completed his degree in medicine at the University of Toronto and practiced Timmins, Barrie, Desboro, and Southhampton. Carson volunteered for military service in 1941, ultimately serving as Registrar for the No. 3 Canadian Army General Hospital. Carson died of illness in 1945 while overseas.

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Donated by Bill Carson, November 2015.
Accession 2015.051

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Fonds consists of material pertaining to W.H. Carson's time of military service during WWI. Includes a photocopy of Carson's journal that records events in his life following his enlistment up until his taking on the role of Registrar for the 4th Canadian General Hospital. Photographs, including unit photos, are normally well captioned on verso.

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No restrictions on access.

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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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  • English

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Fonds processed by Jason Nisenson, December 2015.




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

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