Fonds 88-019 - Rush family photographic fonds

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Rush family photographic fonds

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  • ca. 1915 (Creation)
    Rush family

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678 photographs : 250 b&w, 286 col. and 142 col. negatives

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This fonds was in the custody of Mrs. Bletcher before it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

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This fonds consists of three photograph albums. The bulk of the photographs are unidentified; however, some of the photographs are apparently members of the Sawers, Crawford, Lawrie, and Beck families. There are some photographs of ranching and farming in Western Canada.

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This fonds donated by Mrs. Bletcher.


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Copies of the photographs are included, as well; these were made for preservation purposes as this fonds was used heavily by classes during the 1990s.

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Box 1

Album No. 1: Photos include a summer resort; golfing ca. 1915; W.W.1 soldiers

Album No. 2: Unidentified ranch photos

Album No. 3: Many photos identified as members of the Sawers family; Canon Beck (St. John's Anglican Church, Peterborough); and members of the Crawford and Lawrie families.

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