Fonds 83 - Harold Bull fonds

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Harold Bull fonds

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CA ON00399 83

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  • 1917-1920 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records
45 photographs: sepia toned

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(1895-1992)

Biographical history

Harold Bull was a student at Victoria University (Class of 1919) who served overseas in World War I in the First Canadian Tank Battalion. He was born in Yorkton, Saskatchewan in 1895, and attended high school in Brampton. After graduating from Victoria he moved back to Yorkton, then was resident in a number of places before settling in Muncie, Indiana, in 1938 and working in management at a newspaper publisher. In 1941 he married Anna Marie Yates, and they had two children. Harold went on to a career in insurance, not retiring until his mid-eighties. He died in 1992.

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Fonds consists of two letters written to Harold Bull when he was serving in the First Canadian Tank Battalion during World War I; printed material; and photographs primarily taken in Britain of Harold Bull, tanks, his fellow soldiers, their camp, and other military/tourist subjects.

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Material was acquired from George Bull in 2014 and 2017.

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Photographs of Harold Bull as a member of Victoria University student groups are available by searching the Victoria University Archives Photo Database.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Canadiana

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Added by MO: May 24, 2016

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