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Fonds PR-0389 - Frank Cyril Swannell fonds

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Frank Cyril Swannell fonds

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  • 1811-1968 (Creation)
    Swannell, Frank Cyril, 1880 - 1969

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1.4 m of textual records and other material

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Swannell, Frank Cyril, 1880 - 1969

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Frank Cyril Swannell was born in Hamilton, Ontario and received a certificate in assaying in 1899. He worked on surveys in the interior of B.C. He served in World War I and retired from surveying in 1932.

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The fonds consists of diaries, photographs, field books, scrapbooks and files containing notes and correspondence. Fonds includes survey maps of land in Russia, Turkey, France, and British Columbia.

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Finding aid available for MS-0392.

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Archives code(s): MS-0392; MS-1635; 198002-17; Map Reg. No. 11507; Map Reg. No. 14104-14150; Map Reg. No. 14281-14287.

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Accession number(s): 198002-017

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Includes: ca. 6000 photographs, 1 microfilm reel, and 90 maps.

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