Fonds 1192 - Blake Marani Family fonds

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CA UTA 1192

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Blake Marani Family fonds

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  • 1916-1918 (Creation)

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0.07 m of textual and graphic records

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This small accession contains the following:

  • Letter from Gerald Blake at the front to his Uncle in 1915, a letter from his cousin Clara Benson to his mother regarding his death, 1916 and a telegram from informing the Blake family of Gerald Blake's death.
  • Reminiscence by Constance Blake Marani when she worked in Hart House under Dr. Bott and Dr. Blatz during the World War I as well as postcards she received from soldiers serving overseas.
  • Transcripts of six World War I letters home from Geoffrey Marani June - Nov 1918.
  • Photograph of Ferdinand Marani in WWI uniform, ca. 1916
  • Two digital scanned copies of family photos: Constance Blake in the nursing type uniform worn in Rehabilitation Hospital at Hart House; Prof Van der Smissen surrounded by his son, nephews and young brother-in-law. ca. 1905.

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B2013-0026

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