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Fonds C 119

George Irwin fonds

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George Irwin fonds
Dates of Creation
1900-1928, predominant 1904-1916
Physical Description

65 photographs : black and white prints and glass plate negatives

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of photographs taken mainly by George Irwin depicting scenes and individuals relating to Gore Bay and Manitoulin Island, Ontario.

Fonds includes 21 prints of glass plate negatives and 43 glass negatives consisting of portraits of individuals and groups; Gore Bay street scenes; photographs of local sports teams, including baseball and women's hockey; schools; religious organizations, including the Salvation Army and Presbyterian Ladies Aid; and events including an Orangemen's Parade. As well, there are views of Gore Bay lumber camps and log booms, as well as a view of a mill in Sault Ste. Marie.

Also included is one film negative, depicting a portrait of George Irwin.

Fonds is arranged into two series.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

George Irwin was a resident of Gore Bay, Ontario, and was an amateur photographer.

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Irwin, George, photographer

Restrictions on Access
Glass negatives are closed to public access for conservation reasons. Please use reference prints located in container B-880.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright restrictions for these materials has expired. Permission of the Archives of Ontario is required for publication; submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was donated to the Archives of Ontario in 1960 by Mrs. George Irwin of Gore Bay, Ontario.
Availability of Other Formats

Glass plate negatives are closed for conservation reasons; reference copies of these images are available for viewing. Request container B-880 (barcode B410639).

Title based on contents of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession number : 2679.

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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
C 119-1 Photographs of Gore Bay area
C 119-2 Portrait of George Irwin