Fonds PR-1258 - A.H. Maynard fonds

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A.H. Maynard fonds

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  • [ca. 1860-1870], [ca. 1920] (Creation)
    Maynard, Albert Hatherly, 1857-1934

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430 photographs

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Albert Hatherly Maynard was born June 6th, 1857 in Ontario. He was the son of Richard and Hannah Maynard. He worked as a photographer in Victoria and died in 1934.

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The fonds consists of A.H. Maynard's lantern slide photographs of Barkerville, the Cariboo Road, and mines and lantern slides attributed to Maynard (forrmed part of a donation presumed to be from him) of Scottish castles and churches; B. C. interior; Shakespearean plays and Anne Hathaway's cottage. The fonds also includes nitrate negatives depicting images of the United States and Canada, Victoria and Saanich and images of people including one of Mrs. William Walter Simms, nee Ellen Vine who arrived in Victoria in 1853. 25 copy prints were made from accession 198201-068 which show 16 images of Bowanville and Toronto in May 1914 and 9 images of Victoria, Saanich, Mill Bay etc.

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47 b&w nitrate negatives of Scottish castles and churches from accession 198303-066 have deteriorated beyond redemption. They have been separately frozen to await destruction.

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Presumed to be donated by A.H. Maynard sometime in the 1930's.


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25 b&w copy prints were made from accession 198201-068.

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Conservation restriction: material in cool or cold storage requires special retrieval and handling.

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Archives code(s): 198203-025; 198203-066; 198201-068.

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Accession number(s): 198203-066; 198203-025; 198201-068


Nitrate negatives have been frozen for conservation.

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Includes 258 lantern slides, 157 b&w flexible negatives and 15 glass plates.

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