Fonds C 109
ca. 130,000 photographs : prints and negatives
5 metres of textual records
Fonds consists of photographs and indexes related to Herbert Nott's career as a professional photographer.
Fonds includes ca. 130,000 photographic prints and negatives taken between 1937- 1988. They include photographs taken as part of his contract assignments with various newspapers and magazines; subject photographs; photographs of the 1948 International Trade Fair; wedding portraits; photographs of William Lyon MacKenzie King's visit to Halifax, Nova Scotia, 194-?; and 500 portrait photographs taken by Jean Merrill, Nott's business partner.
Also included are 15 feet of textual material, consisting of various indexes relating to the photographs, covering the period 1940-1988.
Herbert Jessop Nott (1914- )was a Toronto, Ontario based professional photographer.
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Fonds was donated to the Archives of Ontario by Harold Schroeder on behalf of Eric Trussler Photography in two accessions, 1990 and 1991. Eric Trussler Photography had purchased Nott's photography studio, including photographs, in 1989 upon Nott's retirement.
Other material of a similar nature in our holdings is the Gilbert A. Milne fonds (C 3). Milne was a contemporary and friend of Nott.
Title based on contents of fonds.
Accession numbers 24161, 24324.
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