Fonds F031 - Maurice Tynes fonds

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Maurice Tynes fonds

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  • Graphic material
  • Textual record

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  • [194-] ; 1959-1961 ; 1978 (Creation)
    Tynes, Maurice

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4 photographs : b&w
2 textual records

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Maurice Tynes was born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, in 1915. After the Second World War, Tynes settled in Little Burgundy, a neighborhood in South-West Montreal.

During the Second World War, Tynes served in the Canadian Armed Forces as part of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders infantry regiment. He later worked as a Feed Grain Operator for the Port of Montreal, where he worked until his retirement around 1975. Tynes had two children: Linda Jones and Robert Tynes.

Maurice Tynes passed away in Montreal in 1978 at the age of 63.

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The Maurice Tynes fonds contains graphic and textual material documenting Maurice Tynes' service with the Canadian Armed Forces.

The fonds contains 4 black and white photographs and 2 textual records.

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The fonds was donated to Concordia University Library's Special Collections by Linda Jones, daughter of Maurice Tynes, in 2018. The materials arrived at Special Collections in January 2019.


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  • English

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Materials are in English.

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Reproductions are allowed for the purpose of research and private study in most cases. Use of material in a publication may only be done with written consent of the copyright owner(s).

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