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Fonds Level Description

Accession Number: 88-019


Rush photographic fonds. -- ca. 1915. -- 678 photographs : 250 b&w, 286 col. and 142 col. negatives.

Biography / History


Custodial History

This fonds was in the custody of Mrs. Bletcher before it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of three photograph albums. The bulk of the photographs are unidentified; however, some of the photographs are apparently members of the Sawers, Crawford, Lawrie, and Beck families. There are some photographs of ranching and farming in Western Canada.


Title based on creators of fonds.

This fonds donated by Mrs. Bletcher.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

Finding Aid

Album No. 1: Photos include a summer resort; golfing ca. 1915; W.W.1 soldiers

Album No. 2: Unidentified ranch photos

Album No. 3: Many photos identified as members of the Sawers family; Canon Beck (St. John's Anglican Church, Peterborough); and members of the Crawford and Lawrie families.