Series F27-0-11 - Gordon Couling photographs - Verne McIIwraith

Gordon Couling 'Sergeant's Mess General Staff' 'Pacific Command Building C194' 'Christmas 1944 Gordon' 'After Oct 1944 Gordon in Bodycast' Victory loan thermometer Indentified men in uniform 'Graduating class Ontario College of Art 1946'

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Gordon Couling photographs - Verne McIIwraith

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CA ON00126 F27-F27-0-11

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  • [between 1940 and 1949], [197-?] (Creation)

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ca. 300 photographs
ca. 5 cm of textual records

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Series consists of photographs and textual materials accumulated and or received by Verne McIIwraith documenting various aspects of Gordon Couling’s life. The photographs include images of his military service in the Second World War, as a student at the Ontario College of Art, his activities as an artist, and areas he vacationed, lived or worked such as Nanaimo and Horseshoe Bay British Columbia. There are also photographs of a parade during Vancouver’s Diamond Jubilee and of family members including his mother. The textual records are notes, some of them hand written, related to walking tours in the City of Guelph.

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Some of the photographs in this series have been digitized.

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Access to these records is restricted for conservation reasons. Please contact the Guelph Public Library archivist to gain access to these records.

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The copyright status of these photographs varies across the series. Please contact the Guelph Public Library archivist for more details. Permission of the Guelph Public Library is required for publication.

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A listing is available for some of photographs in this series. Consult this listing first to locate desired images. If you do not find the images you are looking for, contact the Guelph Public Library Archivist.

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No further accruals of records are expected.

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