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Major Wharton R. Tweedy fonds

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Part Of
Major Wharton R. Tweedy fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Tweedy's photographs of Alpine Club of Canada annual summer camps; ACC members and activities, 1928-1946; camp packing activities, 1935; military camps; Stanley H. Mitchell and Mitchell's grave stone. Album is photographs of Little Yoho Valley Military Instruction Camp, July-Augu…
Date Range
1928-1946
Reference Code
V602
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Drawing
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Part Of
Major Wharton R. Tweedy fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 602
Sous-Fonds
V 602
Accession Number
6485
Reference Code
V602
GMD
Drawing
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Date Range
1928-1946
Physical Description
71 photographs : prints. -- 1 photograph album (40 prints). -- 1 item of print material
History / Biographical
Major Wharton Richard Tweedy, 1889-1965, was a soldier, mountaineer, outfitter and packtrain operator, and served as secretary-treasurer and Camp Manager for the Alpine Club of Canada between 1929 and 1942. Tweedy was responsible for setting up the camp facility for the 1943 Military Instruction Camp at Little Yoho Valley
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Tweedy's photographs of Alpine Club of Canada annual summer camps; ACC members and activities, 1928-1946; camp packing activities, 1935; military camps; Stanley H. Mitchell and Mitchell's grave stone. Album is photographs of Little Yoho Valley Military Instruction Camp, July-August 1943; mainly horse packing and snow and ice training views, some by the National Film Board of Canada (possibly Harry Rowed and Lt. Bell). Accompanied by reproduction of drawing of Stanley Mitchell Hut
Name Access
Tweedy, Wharton Richard
Subject Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Military
Mountain warfare training
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Public domain (other restrictions may apply)
Language
Language is English
Creator
Tweedy, Wharton Richard
Category
Military
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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