Fonds F 1075
ca. 13,134 photographs
1.3 metres of textual records
The M.O. Hammond fonds reflects Hammond's career and interests as a journalist, writer, editor, amateur photographer and figure of the Canadian arts and literary scene in the early decades of the twentieth century.
It includes photographs in various formats created and/or collected by Hammond primarily as a result of his work as an amateur - yet proficient and prolific - photographer, as well as in his capacity as Arts Editor for the Globe. The photographs document Hammond's extensive travels throughout Canada and the United States and include images of urban and rural landscapes, statues, monuments and notable sites. Hammond also photographed personalities so there are numerous portraits of individuals or groups in the fonds including photos of his family.
It also consists of correspondence relating to Hammond's research and writing including correspondence received from Duncan Campbell Scott, Arthur Stringer, Charles G.D. Roberts and Robert Service. among others; published and unpublished manuscripts written by Hammond; research notes and clippings related to his writing on Canadian history, art and literature and his reporting of reciprocity negotiations between Canada and the United States in 1910-1911; notebooks; offprints of articles written by Hammond; posters and other collected printed material; and his personal diaries for the years 1890, 1894 and 1903-1934.
Melvin Ormond Hammond (1876-1934) was a noted Canadian journalist, editor, writer and amateur photographer.
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Photographs by M.O. Hammond are also held by the Art Gallery of Ontario.
Title based on content of the fonds.
Researchers may also wish to consult the Archives of Ontario's online exhibit "M. O. Hammond - Photographer," which can be accessed by going to http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/english/on-line-exhibits/hammond/index.aspx.
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|Reference Code||Series Title|
|F 1075-1||M.O. Hammond correspondence|
|F 1075-2||M.O. Hammond published manuscripts|
|F 1075-3||M.O. Hammond unpublished manuscripts|
|F 1075-4||M.O. Hammond research notes and clippings|
|F 1075-5||M.O. Hammond diaries|
|F 1075-6||M.O. Hammond notebooks|
|F 1075-7||M.O. Hammond Canadian-American trade negotiations scrapbooks|
|F 1075-8||M.O. Hammond obituaries|
|F 1075-9||M.O. Hammond travel albums|
|F 1075-10||M.O. Hammond literary correspondence|
|F 1075-11||M.O. Hammond printed material and newspaper clippings|
|F 1075-12||M.O. Hammond portraits of Canadian artists|
|F 1075-13||M.O. Hammond photographic negatives|
|F 1075-14||M.O. Hammond prints of historic sites and monuments|
|F 1075-15||M.O. Hammond lantern slides|
|F 1075-16||M.O. Hammond photographs from the Toronto Arts and Letters Club|
|F 1075-18||M.O. Hammond photographs relating to Canadian writers|
|F 1075-20||M.O. Hammond photographs of Globe associates and activities|
|F 1075-21||M.O. Hammond photographs of notable individuals|
|F 1075-22||M.O. Hammond salon prints and exhibition photographs|