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Sanuel C. Nickle fonds
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- Nickle, Samuel C.
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11 maps and aerial photographs
9 textual records
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Name of creator
Samuel Nickle was born in Winnipeg in 1913/14 to Olga and Sam Nickle. The family moved to Calgary in 1917. In 1935 he started the Nickle Map Service Ltd. In 1935 in response to the Turner Valley oil boom. During the Second World War he served in the Calgary Highlanders and was commissioned in the Intelligence Corps in 1943.
Following the war he resumed his mapping business working in the oil and gas industry. He continued to support the Calgary Highlanders and was appointed to Honorary Colonel. He passed away on 26 January 1994.
Scope and content
The archive consists mostly of maps and aerial photographs from Nickle's time in the Second World War. There are additional documents related to his military service.
Immediate source of acquisition
The archive (2020-012) was donated by Darcy Ellison in 2020.
The archive is arranged into three series:
- Aerial photographs
- Additional documents
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There are no access restrictions.
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No further accruals are expected.
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Dates of creation, revision and deletion
B. Whittle, 2022.