Series 10 - Head-of-the-Lake Historical Society Photograph Collection

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Head-of-the-Lake Historical Society Photograph Collection

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  • 1850s-1990s (Creation)

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125.5 cm of graphic materials.
638 photographs: 602 col.; 36 b&w; 1 sepia-tone; 54 contact sheets.
3,988 negatives: 55 glass plate; various sizes.

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The material was donated to the Hamilton Public Library, Local History & Archives Department (date unknown), by the Head-of-the-Lake Historical Society and was received in several accruals.

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Series consists of a collection of original photographs, photograph prints, contact sheets and negatives including glass plate negatives, of various people, places, buildings, companies, parks, monuments, historic sites, landscapes, streetscapes and events relating to the history of Hamilton. Some of these images were donated to the Society and others were collected by various members. Many of these images were used in Society publications such as “Around and About Hamilton, 1785-1985”, and “Hamilton: Panorama of Our Past.” This series also contains 13 postcards with photograph images. There is no image file list for this material.

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