Fonds C 275
186 photographs : black and white cabinet cards
20 photographs : black and white prints
Fonds consist of photographs created by Duncan Campbell Scott during his tenure as a civil servant for the Department of Indian Affairs for the Federal Government.
Included are photographs taken during the Commissioners' visit in 1905-1906 to the James Bay area, where Scott photographed the local Aboriginal population and scenery.
The fonds is arranged into three series. The photographs in series 1 depict the customs and traditions of native peoples. Series 2 depicts the photographs of the James Bay Indian Treaty Tours of 1905 and 1906. Series 3 includes views of northern Ontario.
Duncan Campbell Scott (1862-1947) was a civil servant, poet and amateur photographer in Ontario active between 1880 and 1947.
Click on the link(s) below for more information.Scott, Duncan Campbell, 1862-1947
Records created by Duncan C. Scott also exist at Library and Archives of Canada in Ottawa, Ontario; at the National Film Board of Canada; as part of the Pelham Edgar fonds (fonds 9) in the E.J Pratt Library Archives, Victoria University, at the University of Toronto (Scott directed the "Makers of Canada" series with Edgar); and at the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough, Ontario.
The Ontario Government's copy of the James Bay Treaty (Treaty Number 9) can be found in RG 1-653.
Additional documentation will be found in RG 1-273-5 (Crown land survey correspondence and reports relating to Indian reserves and land claims) concerning the allocation of land for Indian reserves in northern Ontario and the Ontario government's position in these negotiations.
In F 1075-10, there is correspondence from Duncan Campbell Scott, as a notable Canadian literary figure, with Melvin O. Hammond in his capacity as literary editor of the Globe newspaper.
Title based on contents of the fonds.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession Number: 15327.
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|Reference Code||Series Title|
|C 275-1||Duncan Campbell Scott Aboriginal people's photographs|
|C 275-2||Duncan Campbell Scott James Bay Treaty Tour photographs|
|C 275-3||Duncan Campbell Scott Northern Ontario photographs|