Title and statement of responsibility area
Glass Slide Photographs
General material designation
- Graphic material - photograph
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- Source of title proper: Title based on content of series.
Level of description
CA EDM MS-59-2
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
[ca. 1900-1949] (Creation)
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Name of creator
Scope and content
This series consists of photographs originally created by others or from books, which Hubert Hollingworth re-photographed onto glass slide negatives. These were possibly used by Hollingworth for presentations on glass slides. The images cover a variety of subjects including religion and missionary work, farm animals, medical education, images of the reconstruction of England after WWII, Indigenous people, the Canadian West including Saskatchewan, Vancouver and the Rocky Mountains, and Quebec.
The majority of the religious images belonged to missionary Charles O. Bowen, a Welsh immigrant. The images consist of nature photographs, often mountain scenes with a biblical scripture or hymn transposed on them.
Another contributor of the religious images was Miss Cork, a missionary who worked in Africa.
Some of the medical education images can be attributed to professors from the University of Alberta including Dr. Evan Greene, Dr. Ralph Faust Shaner and Dr. Maxwell Mordecai Cantor.
Dr. Evan Greene (1873-1966), a surgeon and anatomist, was one of Alberta’s earliest doctors. The subject of his slides is anatomy.
Dr. Ralph Faust Shaner (1893-1976) was an anatomist, professor and head of the University of Alberta’s Department of Anatomy. His images represent many of the course that he taught such as histology, embryology and neuroanatomy.
Dr. Maxwell Mordecai Cantor (1903-1981) was the provincial coroner and a biochemist at the University of Alberta. Dr. Cantor’s images are of the pathology of disease.
Immediate source of acquisition
The material was arranged according to the filing system of the creator and assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-160 (EA-160-1983 to EA-160-3089).
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Restrictions on access
Many of the photographs are restricted to research purposes only and available only in the Reference Room.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Photographs up to 1948 – Public Domain.
Photographs 1949 to 1988 are under copyright.
Copyright holder – City of Edmonton Archives
Copyright term – 2038
See Scope and content above.
Photographs have been described at the item level; most are available in the Reference Room and online database. However some of the medical education images are available only in the Reference Room.
No further accruals are expected.
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Description record identifier
City of Edmonton Archives
Rules or conventions
Rules for Archival Description (RAD), Archives Society of Alberta Subject Terms