George Arthur Emerson Chapman fonds [textual record, graphic material]
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George Arthur Emerson Chapman fonds [textual record, graphic material]Niveau hiérarchique :FondsDate :1900-1964.Référence :R2428-0-1-E, MG30-E128Genre de documents :Documents photographiques, Documents textuelsTrouvé dans :Archives / Collections et fondsNo d’identification :102382Contexte de cette notice :
Notice descriptive – DétailsFonds comprend :1 description(s) de niveau inférieurVoir description(s) de niveau inférieurDate(s) :1900-1964.Lieu de création :Sans lieu, inconnu ou indéterminéÉtendue :31 cm of textual records.
9 albums (4,814 photographs) b&w.Langue du document :anglaisPortée et contenu :Fonds consists of textual records related to the career and personal life of Mr. Chapman. There are diaries for the years 1900-1964 describing G.A.E. Chapman's travels and wartime and peacetime activities and textual records related to the philatelic activities of Mr. Chapman. Included are two files of correspondence, 1946-1953, predominantly 1951-1953, to and from George A.E. Chapman. The first file is correspondence between Chapman and The Royal Philatelic Society of London, Frank Campbell, and H.G. Bertram. The majority of the correspondence with Bertram is about an article Chapman wrote about the 17 cent 1859 stamp for the "American Philatelist". The second file contains correspondence created while Chapman researched the varieties and papers of the 5 cent 1859 Canadian Beaver stamp. The correspondence is with E.B. Eddy Co., Roland Paper Co., and The Royal Philatelic Society of London.
Photographs in the fonds document Chapman's life, career, family, and friends, as well as the South African War, and various international locations (1900-1936).Provenance :Biographie/Histoire administrative :Chapman, George Arthur Emerson, 1881-1968 : George Arthur Emerson Chapman, military officer, served with the British 3d Buffs, East Kent Regiment, in the South African War and in World War I. He was awarded the D.S.O. in 1917. He moved from England to Canada in 1925, living in Rockcliffe, Ontario, until his death. He was Secretary-Treasurer of the Victorian Order of Nurses, 1929-1945. Emerson was a philatelist who contributed articles to a number of philatelic periodicals. A series of articles he wrote on the 5 cent beaver issue of 1859, particularly on its flaws and cancellations, appeared from 1950 to 1956 in BNA Topics. In addition, an article by him on the "1859 12 1/2 Cent and 17 Cent" issues appeared in the American philatelist in 1952, reprinted in Maple leaves in 1953. BNA Topics index.Instrument de recherche :Information additionnelle :Historique de la conservation :Two files of correspondence to and from George A.E. Chapman (accession 1997-251 DAP) were acquired by the National Postal Museum from Colin Bayley, Ottawa, Ontario, in 1986. Other items acquired by the National Postal Museum, in the same accession, were transferred to the National Postal Museum library. The two files were later acquired by the Canadian Postal Archives (and initially included in accession 1989-565).Note sur l'emplacement des documents connexes :Other items acquired in the same accession as the two files of correspondence to and from George A.E. Chapman (accession 1997-251 DAP): Transferred to the National Postal Museum Library.Groupes de documents reliés :A manuscript by Chapman on the Canadian cents issues of 1859, published in BNA Topics, can be found in the British North America Philatelic Society fonds (R4730-0-9-E).Vedette-matière :Source :Privé
Pour réserver ou acheter des documentsModalités d'utilisation :Photographs (accession 1968-002 NPC): No restrictions. Copyright expired. Credit: Name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / Copy negative no.
Two files of correspondence to and from George A.E. Chapman (accession 1997-251 DAP): No restrictions. Copyright: George A.E. Chapman. Credit: National Archives of Canada.
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