Title and statement of responsibility area
Morrish Studio fonds
General material designation
- Graphic material - photograph
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.
Level of description
CA EDM MS-849
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- Morrish Studio
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Morrish Studio in Neepawa, Manitoba was founded by photographer Albert E. Morrish (1880-1968), in the 1930s. Morrish was an experienced photographer who called several Canadian and American cities home over the course of his lifetime. It is not known who took over the studio after Morrish's death in 1968. The studio existed into the 1970s.
Scope and content
The photographs include images of various displays and artifacts housed in the former Historical Exhibits Building in Edmonton.
The Historical Exhibits Building was an early museum and a precursor to the City of Edmonton Archives and the City of Edmonton Artifacts Centre.
The photographs were used in the Eaton's Klondike Days display in 1969
Immediate source of acquisition
This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Morrish Studio in 1969.
The material was arranged according to the filing system of the creator.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-154.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
There are no restrictions on access.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions may apply.
See Scope and content above.
Photographs have been described at the item level; some are available online, with the remainder available in the Reference Room.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession number: A69-133
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Description record identifier
City of Edmonton Archives
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Rules for Archival Description (RAD)