Fonds C 322

Alexandra Studios fonds

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Alexandra Studios fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

148 photographs : glass plate negatives

17 photographs : black and white negatives

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of glass plate and black and white photographic negatives depicting the activities of Lieutenant-Governor William Donald Ross.

Photographs show Ross and his wife attending special events, official openings, and ceremonies, as well as entertaining dignitaries at Government House, Chorley Park. Individuals identified in the photos include Ontario Premiers E.C. Drury, G. Howard Ferguson, Canadian Prime Ministers William Lyon MacKenzie King and R.B. Bennett, and Governor- General Willingdon, as well as Sir Winston Churchill.

Fonds has been arranged into two series based on photographic format: glass plate negatives and black and white negatives.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Alexandra Studios was a Toronto, Ontario-based photographic studio.

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Alexandra Studios

Restrictions on Access
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Terms For Use and Reproduction
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Custodial History

Fonds was donated to the Archives of Ontario in 1966 by Roy Mitchell of Toronto's Alexandra Studio.

Related Material

Textual records pertaining to William Donald Ross can be found in the Records of the Lieutenant- Governor, William Donald Ross Series RG 24-14.


Title based on contents of fonds

The photographs were removed from the remainder of the Alexandra Studios fonds, which is further divided between the National Archives of Canada and the City of Toronto Archives.

Former Codes

Accession number 4602.

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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
C 322-1 Alexandra Studio fonds glass plate negatives
C 322-2 Alexandra Studio fonds photograph negatives