Item 2008.1.3.3.6.2.136 - Canadian military officers in Mürren, Switzerland

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Canadian military officers in Mürren, Switzerland

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description

Item

Reference code

2008.1.3.3.6.2.136

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 23 Aug. 1917 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Name of creator

Biographical history

Samuel Benfield Steele was born at Purbrook, Medonte, County Simcoe, Ontario on 5 January 1848 to Captain Elmes Steele and Anne MacIan Macdonald. His father served under Nelson and other Admirals in the Napoleonic Wars, moving to Canada in 1832, with his first wife and family. After the death of his first wife, Captain Steele married Sam's mother, and they had six childre, Sam being the eldest.

Custodial history

Scope and content

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

This photograph was sent to SBS in a letter from Lieutenant Eric Smith (1st C.M.R.) who had served under Steele in South Africa. His letter explains his circumstances and the reason for the accompanying photograph. See original letter in file: 2008.1.1.1.2.290 (Box 94-8).

Related materials

Accruals

General note

A photograph sent to SBS from Lieutenant Eric Smith (1st C.M.R.) posing with other Canadians who had been captured in WW1, and then sent to Switzerland for repatriation. On this occasion, General Lord Brooke and Major Geary were visiting the Canadians gathered in Mürren, Switzerland, and posed for a group photograph. Smith has provided on verso identification of some of the individuals in the photo.

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres

Physical storage

  • Graphic materials Box: 163
  • Folder: 88