Collection AFC 363 - The Way We Were Collection

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The Way We Were Collection

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  • Graphic material

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CA ON00353 AFC 363

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  • 1864-2012 (Creation)
    Noon, Alan

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365 digital photographs DVDs

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Alan Noon worked as a specialist in photography at the University of Western Ontario between 1962 and 2012.

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Collection consists of captioned photographs contributed by Alan Noon to the Western News in a weekly photofeature entitled "The Way We Were". This feature ran from 2001 to 2012. Photographs were originally taken by London Free Press or Western News photographers, or by Noon himself. Noon wrote each caption; these are found in the scope and content notes for each photograph.

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Consists of the following series:
The Way We Were photographs 2001
The Way We Were photographs 2002
The Way We Were photographs 2003
The Way We Were photographs 2004
The Way We Were photographs 2005
The Way We Were photographs 2006
The Way We Were photographs 2007
The Way We Were photographs 2008
The Way We Were photographs 2009
The Way We Were photographs 2010
The Way We Were photographs 2011
The Way We Were photographs 2012

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As these records have been reformatted, the original records are withdrawn from circulation.

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Search for The Way We Were Collection on the Archives Holdings Database for series and item descriptions and links to digital images.

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