Fonds C 109

Herbert Nott fonds

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Herbert Nott fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

ca. 130,000 photographs : prints and negatives

5 metres of textual records

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Herbert Jessop Nott (1914- )was a Toronto, Ontario based professional photographer.

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Nott, Herbert, b. 1914

Restrictions on Access
No access restrictions.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright transferred to Archives of Ontario by donor. No restrictions on reproduction or publication of material for which the donor is authorized to transfer the copyright to the Archives. Other material may require permission of third party copyright holders.
Custodial History

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.

Related Material

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.

Former Codes

Accession numbers 24161, 24324.

Finding Aid
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