Fonds Accession 2009-015 - Tyrus Smith fonds

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Tyrus Smith fonds

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Accession 2009-015

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1 cm of graphic material

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Tyrus Raymond Smith was born 26 June 1918 in Sussex, New Brunswick. He was educated in Saint John, New Brunswick and served with the RCAF during the Second World War. During his wartime service he became a certified general accountant and after the war became a Fellow of the Canadian Bankers' Association in 1948. He married Mary Ellen Lawrence in St. George's Anglican Church at Upper Falmouth, Nova Scotia, on 21 February 1942. After the war he returned to work for the Bank of Nova Scotia in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, ultimately retiring in Canmore, Alberta.

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Fonds consists of a series of photographs of a Christmas party for orphaned children taken at the Flight Sergeant's Mess at CFB Shearwater, Nova Scotia, and images from a trip to the Goose Bay area of Labrador.

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Donated to NSARM by Tyrus Smith, Canmore, Alberta, in 2009.


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