Fonds C 311

William Hampden Tenner fonds

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William Hampden Tenner fonds
Dates of Creation
[ca. 1900-ca. 1910]
Physical Description

387 photographs : glass plate negatives

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of glass plate negatives depicting the towns of Fort Frances and Lavallee, Ontario, and surrounding areas during the early 1900s. In addition to a large number of portraits, this fonds covers a variety of subjects and images of life in Northern Ontario at this time. Subjects include: lumbering, agriculture, transportation, housing and social activities, including sporting teams and activities.

Copy prints and digital images are available for many of the negatives in this fonds.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

William Hampden Tenner was a farmer situated between the Ontario towns of Emo and Devlin, and was an amateur photographer.

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Tenner, William Hampden
Restrictions on Access
Access to original negatives is restricted. Researchers are requested to use the available copy prints and digital images available on the Archives of Ontario Visual Database.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Records are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on reproduction, however permission from the Archives of Ontario is required for publication; submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Custodial History

Fonds was donated to the Archives of Ontario in 1985 by Jim Cummings of the Fort Frances Times.

The fonds had been stored in a basement during the 1940s and 1950s.

Availability of Other Formats

Copy prints and aperture cards have been prepared for many of the negatives.

Some of the photographs from this fonds are available in digital format in the Archives of Ontario Visual Database. Search using reference code C 311.

Title based on contents of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession number : 16569

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