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  • Refers to still images produced from radiation-sensitive materials (sensitive to light, electron beams, or nuclear radiation), generally by means of the chemical action of light on a sensitive film, paper, glass, or metal. Photographs may be positive or negative, opaque or transparent.

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239 Archival description results for Photographs.

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Bruce Haken Wright

  • CA CAC 27
  • Fonds

The fonds contains drawings of two unidentified houses and 50 photographs documenting Wright's designs of houses as well as Wright's correspondence.

Wright, Bruce Haken, 1898-1971

Canadian Car and Foundry Company Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 1080
  • Collection
  • 1910-1954

Collection contains primarily of 9 photograph albums containing 457 silver print photographs, and 4 printed items. It also includes records relating to Canadian railways and an export catalogue from the Canadian Car and Foundry Company.

Canadian Car and Foundry Company

Canadian Club of Montreal Fonds

  • CA MUA MG 1065
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1983

Description forthcoming.
Please contact McGill University Archives for further information: 514-398-4711 or

Canadian Club of Montreal

Cardwell Ross Anderson

  • CA CAC 42
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1968

"Architectural Drawings, 1963-8, 237 drawings." Measured drawings of historic architecture by students of Anderson are found in the archive. Also included are drawings of windmill machinery. The drawings have been accessioned but they have not been described.
"Photographs, 1964-7, 46 photographs." Included are photographs of windmills and miscellaneous negatives of measured drawings of historic architecture by Laval students. (see Anderson & Students 42.01) The photographs have been accessioned but they have not been described.

"Dessins architecturaux, 1963-1968, 237 dessins." Relevés d'architecture historique réalisés par les étudiants d'Anderson. Le fonds comprend également des dessins de machinerie de moulin à vent. Les dessins ont été dépouillés mais n'ont pas encore été décrits.
"Photographies, 1964-1967, 46 photos." Notamment des photos de moulins à vent et des négatifs divers de relevés d'architecture historique faits par des étudiants de l'Université Laval. Les photos ont été dépouillées mais n'ont pas encore été décrites.

Anderson, Cardwell Ross

Caroline Henrietta Pelton Fonds

  • CA MUA MG2020
  • Fonds
  • 1842-1905

Most of this collection consists of the selected incoming personal correspondence of Caroline H. Pelton, 1846-1873, and some correspondence of members of her family, 1842-1905. Also included are two diplomas awarded to Caroline Pelton from the McGill Normal School, 1860 and 1861 and family photographs. There are also selected financial records of St. George's Church, Montréal, 1882-1885.

Pelton, Caroline Henrietta, 1844-1922

Casey Albert Wood Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 1203
  • Collection
  • approximately 1850-1981, predominant 1913-1940

This collection consists of materials dated from approximately 1850-1981, but predominantly from 1913-1940, relating to Dr. Casey Albert Wood’s research, writing, correspondence, and personal interest concerning ornithology, vertebrate zoology, memoir and family history, Emma Shearer Wood and Blacker Library collection development, ophthalmology, politics, and current events. Materials relate chiefly to Wood’s “Introduction to the Literature of Vertebrate Zoology” (1921-1956), falconry (1930s), his unpublished memoir (1930s), the development of McGill University’s Emma Shearer Wood and Blacker Libraries (1918-1941), the history of ophthalmology (1925-1936), “Fundus Oculi” (1911-1934), his travels and research expeditions studying birds in their natural habitat (1920-1940), political interests, and correspondence relating to these activities and subjects.

There are approximately 2902 incoming and outgoing pieces of correspondence including letters, postcards, notes, telegrams, and cards. Series 1) Research and writing, contains the largest volume of correspondence relating to “the Introduction to the Literature of Vertebrate Zoology.” While Series 2) Research trips, contains the largest portion of photographs. Other materials in this collection include research notes, manuscripts, page and galley proofs, book and article reprint publications, postcards, artwork, glass plate negatives, book plates, palm leaf manuscripts, artefacts, printed ephemera, clippings, journals, and administration and financial records relating to Wood’s publications or the Emma Shearer Wood and Blacker Libraries.

There are gaps within this collection relating to geographic locations, as not all locations Wood is known to have visited are represented or are only minimally represented. Asian countries, such as China or Japan, are not represented in this collection. While geographic locations that are prominent within the collection are Fiji, Sri Lanka and India.

The series consists of 1) research and writing (ca. 1850-1956); 2) research trips (1920-1937); 3) scrapbooks (1887-1946); 4) collection development (1918-1941); 5) published books (1907-1981); 6) artefacts (191-?, 1920-1937); and 7) glass negative plates (1924, 1927, 1930, 1956).

Wood, Casey A. (Casey Albert), 1856-1942

Charles Robert Scriver Fonds

  • CA MUA MG 4285
  • Fonds
  • 1955-2013

The fonds consists of textual records, photographs, graphic materials and objects relevant to the professional and academic career of Dr. Charles R. Scriver from his early years at McGill until the transfer of his personal records into the McGill University Archives in 2013. The publications series reflects Dr. Scriver’s prolific publication record in the original order in which they were received, while the Course Materials series showcases the scientist’s teaching style through lecture notes, paper clippings, and overhead slides. In Professional Activities, correspondence, working papers, and transcripts offer textual evidence of a number of Scriver’s professional endeavors and contributions to the biogenetics profession at and beyond McGill, particularly his participation in the Human Genome Project, several international committees, and many McGill-based research initiatives. The Research Records series represents the working papers and correspondence between Scriver and various international colleagues culminating in papers and monographs described in the Publications series. In addition to textual records, the series identified in this fonds includes a number of photographs, graphic materials, and objects maintained by Scriver for professional and personal purposes

Scriver, Charles R.

Chipman H. Drury scrapbook

This items is a scrapbook with inserts (removed and placed in envelopes) kept for McGill graduate Chipman Hazen Drury by his mother, Jessie Louisa "Pansy" Drury. It includes school, college and army reports and certificates, newspaper clippings related to Chipman Drury's participation in rugby and swimming at McGill, military training and service during the Second World War, as well as photographs, a copy of his undergraduate thesis, and a loop of metal wire cord with cone-shaped tip, also of woven wire, probably a lanyard or aiguillette from a military uniform. Also contains some material related to Chipman's sister Diana Drury, primarily newspaper clippings about her marriage and her participation in the Montreal Hunt Club.

Claire M. Flint Fonds

  • CA MUA MG 4210
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1942

The Claire M. Flint fonds contains medical class notes, 3 McGill handbooks (1939-1940, 1940-1941, 1941-1942) and one "Authentic Mappe of Olde McGill" by G. Everett Wilson.

Flint, Claire M.

Clare Harrington photo album

This file consists of a photo album with the insciption, "For Clare from Mama" on the flyleaf. Album contains 46 photographs including portraits of family members, family friends, and a photo of the McGill campus. There are a significant number of photos of Margaret Mercer Dawson, Anna Dawson Harrington, and John William Dawson. The album has thick pages and gilt edges, in the style of cabinet card or carte de visite albums. Includes several photos of drawings of young women.

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