Fonds SCM-RG-0049 - Joe Young fonds

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Joe Young fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • 15 October 2003 (Accumulation)
    Young, Joseph H.
    Lacombe (Alta.)
  • 15 October 2003 (Accumulation)
    Haydon, Joyce

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4 bound volumes of textual material

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Custodial history

On October 15, 2003 the volumes were transferred to the Swift Current Museum.

Scope and content

The fonds, related to the 8th Recce, were accumulated by the source from Joyce Haydon. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:

4 binders of photocopied pages of text and images

  1. – “Oh What a Muddy War”, vol. 1 part 1
  2. – “Oh What a Muddy War”, vol. 1 part 2
  3. – “Letters from an Ordinary Soldier”, vol. 2 part 1
  4. – “Letters from an Ordinary Soldier”, vol. 2 part 2

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No formal arrangement has been applied to the items in this fonds.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

  • Latin

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No restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, reproduction, and/or publication of records are subject to the Copyright Act and the Terms and Conditions of the Swift Current Museum. Please consult the Swift Current Museum for further information.

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Minimal fonds level description is listed in AtoM. Until fully appraised and arranged record lists are available through the Swift Current Museum.

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General note

Newspaper article celebrating Joe Young's 100th Birthday in Red Deer, AB can be found at:

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