Collection SC444 - Eric Elkington collection

Siberia Expedition Photographs

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Eric Elkington collection

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  • Multiple media

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  • 1918 - 1919 (Creation)

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0.2 m of textual records and other materials

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(b. 1893)

Biographical history

Lieutenant-Colonel Eric Henry William Elkington, M.D. served during World War I and II with the Canadian Army Medical Corps, the Royal Army Medical Corps, and the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. Elkington was also part of the Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force (C.S.E.F.) sent to Vladivostok during the Russian Revolution.

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The collection consists of photographs from an expedition to Siberia. Also includes diaries with transcription, photograph album, typescript of speech, letters, and edited transcriptions.

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See also Eric Elkington's interviews in the Military Oral History Collection.

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See also Eric Elkington's interview at B.C. Archives:

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Revised by JF, February 28, 2019.

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  • English

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