Fonds MS-59 - Hubert Alan Hollingworth

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Hubert Alan Hollingworth

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ca. 3,200 photographs. -- 12 cm of textual records.

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Hubert Hollingworth was one of Edmonton's most outstanding photographers and was a founding member of the Edmonton Camera Club. He also operated his own photographic studio as well as working as a photographer for McDermid Studio, The Edmonton Journal, and the Edmonton Bulletin. Upon retirement in 1976 Mr. Hollingworth took up part time work copying and cataloguing photographs, many of them his own, at the City of Edmonton Archives. Mr. Hollingworth died in January 1988.

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The fonds consists of materials collected or created by Hubert A. Hollingworth and dating between 1914 and 1974.

The textual records date between 1914 and 1974, and include photography booklets and catalogues, various souvenir programs, a post card album, high school newsletters, maps, and newspaper clippings relating to Edmonton's history, a memorial of Frank Hollingworth and his work with early radio.

The photograph records are divided into two series: Photographs and Glass Slide Negatives.

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This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Hubert Hollingworth at various times between 1972 and 1988.


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The photographs in Series 2 are restricted to research purposes only. Some of the medical education images in Series 2 are available only in the Reference Room at the City of Edmonton Archives.

Otherwise, there no restrictions on access.

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Record No. MS-59; EA-160

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City of Edmonton Archives

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