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Collection RC0564 - John Lavery Tibbs photograph collection

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John Lavery Tibbs photograph collection

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RC0564

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  • 1943-1945 (Creation)
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    Tibbs, John Lavery

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6 cm of photographic material

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Tibbs, John Lavery (fl. 1927-1945)

Biographical history

John Lavery Tibbs graduated from the RCAF in 1927. During the Second World War he served with the No. 5 Mobile Field Photographic Section (MFPS) as the RCAF’s official photographer.

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Scope and content

This collection is the personal photographs and material Tibbs collected during the war. It consists of one large scrapbook containing photographs, postcards, clippings, money, and other ephemera and sixteen small snapshot albums. The snapshot albums feature soldiers at rest, European cities and damage done to them, as well as planes, ships, and other sites. It covers the trip from England to the Continent through to the conclusion of the war and finally to his return to Halifax.

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The collection (2015-012) was acquired from Gord Russell in February 2015.3

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The scrapbook is in Box G042.
The snapshot albums are in Box G043.

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Further accruals are not expected.

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RC0564

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