Fonds C 309

W. J. Loudon fonds

About these records

W. J. Loudon fonds
Dates of Creation
[ca. 1900-ca. 1920]
Physical Description

58 photographs : black and white

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of 58 photographs taken by William J. Loudon documenting life in an Ontario lumber camp, and various buildings at the University of Toronto ca. 1900-1920.

Subjects of the photographs documents the living and working conditions in an Ontario lumber camp [Phiebin's Camp?]. Photographs show: the living spaces, the shanty cook, dining at the Crow, the storeroom of a lumber camp, log drivers riding the rapids. The lumber camp is unknown, however, it is possible that it is the Phiebin Camp, in the Ottawa Valley. Many of the photographs were taken by E. Reardon (Ottawa, Ont.)

Fonds also contains photographs of various buildings at the University of Toronto, including King's College, St. Michael's College, University College, Wycliffe College and Victoria College, the old medical building, and what is currently the Science and Medicine Library. Many of the photographs show the architecture of doorways, entrances, halls and arches of some of these buildings. Also included are views of Toronto taken form the tower at University College.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

William James Loudon (1860-1951) was a professor of physics and amateur photographer in Ontario.

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Loudon, W.J. (William James), 1860-1951

Restrictions on Access
No access restrictions.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Records are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on reproduction, however 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
The fonds was donated to the Archives of Ontario in 1973 by Betty Kingston of Toronto.

Title based on contents of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession number : 10010

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