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Fonds C 123

Verschoyle Benson Blake fonds

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Verschoyle Benson Blake fonds
Dates of Creation
[ca. 1880]-1973
Physical Description

156 photographs : black and white prints and negatives

20 centimetres of textual records

1 architectural drawing : ink on paper

1 pencil drawing

Scope and Content

Series consists of records created or acquired by Verschoyle Benson Blake reflecting his interest in Ontario history, particularly architectural, as well as family matters. Records include those related to his work with the Ontario government related to the preservation of historic landmarks as well those pertaining to his family. Photographs also include those of important persons and events in Canadian history that he collected throughout his life.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Verschoyle Benson Blake (1899-1971) worked as an historian with the government of Ontario and was a founding member of the Architectural Consevancy of Ontario.

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Blake, Verschoyle Benson, 1899-1971

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No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright has been transferred to the Archives of Ontario by the donor. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use other than for research and private study any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The majority of the records in this collection were acquired in two donations from Verschoyle Benson Blake and Elisabeth Bacque. Additional material was acquired from Ian Daniel in 2010.
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Reference Code Series Title
C 123-1 Portraits and photographs acquired by Verschoyle Benson Blake
C 123-2 Photographs of rural buildings
C 123-3 Verschoyle Benson Blake personal records