Paul Horsdal Limited fonds [textual record, graphic material]
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Paul Horsdal Limited fonds [textual record, graphic material]Hierarchical level:FondsDate:1930-1973.Reference:R3505-0-2-E, MG28-III92Type of material:Textual material, PhotographsFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:101187Context of this record:
Record Information – DetailsFonds includes:1 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1930-1973.Place of creation:OntarioExtent:40 cm of textual records.
291,103 photographs 291,079 b&w.Language of material:EnglishScope and content:Fonds consists of eleven volumes of studio register books containing names and addresses of clients, charges levied for sittings, and a small number of clippings.
Fonds also contains numerous photographs including portraits of prominent and other Ottawa citizens, national and local politicians, public servants, business men and women, and wedding photographs. Portraits by Paul Horsdal include; E.R. Fisher, Nicole Presentey, Mr. Justice R. Kerr, Robert Donnell, Gilles Frappier, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Rochester, Robin Leckie, Bill Rider-Rider, Bert Lawrence, Richard Hatfield, J. R. Beattie, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Morrison, Lorry Greenberg, Valdemar (Valdy) Horsdal, Mrs. Reg Hale, Penny Werthner, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Rasminsky, Judge David Henry, John Fraser, Pat Playfair, Lady Borden, Hon. Hugh Guthrie, J.L. Ilsley, Hon. W.L. MacKenzie King, Major-General A.G.L. McNaughton, Rt. Hon. Sir George H. Perley and Lady Perley, Lady Henrietta Pope, Pierre F. Casgrain, Hon. C.A. Dunning, Grey Owl and his wife Mrs. McNeil, Barbara Ann Scott, the Southam family, the Toller family, Stanley Lewis, Hon. John A. Macdonald, J.G. Diefenbaker and many more portraits of M.P.'s and other government officials.
Additionally, there are group portraits including, but not limited to, the following; Bank of Canada Group of Messengers, Gloucester Street Convent Group, Glebe Collegiate Teams and Organizations, Lisgar Collegiate Teams and Organizations, various other schools groups, May Court Group, Minto Skating Club, 2nd Mounted Brigade, and the Ottawa Curling Club.
Fonds also contains photographic views including the opening of Parliament, general views of the Parliament Buildings, Horsdal studio exterior and interior views, the Jubilee Celebration on Parliament Hill, and Remembrance Day on Parliament Hill.Provenance:Biography/Administrative history:Paul Horsdal Ltd : Paul Horsdal operated a photographic studio in downtown Ottawa from October 1926 until 1973. His clients included many political figures, members of the judiciary and public service and other prominent Ottawa residents. Mr. Horsdal entered a partnership with Mr. Charlie Chew in 1973 and sold the studio to Mr. Chew the following year.Finding aid:200,000 photographs, 1930-1959 (accession 1971-177 NPC); 80,800 photographs, 1952-1971, (accession 1976-014 NPC); 303 photographs, 1930-1971, (accession 1977-201 NPC): (Paper) Vol. 1-19 Original studio registers October 1926 to January 1972. FA-020ca. 10,000 photographs, 1970-1973, (accession 1982-133 NPC): (Paper) Vol. 1 Original studio registers January 1972 to July 1973. FA-020200,000 photographs, 1930-1959, (accession 1971-177 NPC); 80,800 photographs, 1952-1971, (accession 1976-014 NPC;): (Other) Caption lists with subject indices created by Mr. Horsdal.Additional information:Subject heading:Source:Private
Photographs: As per 24 Nov. 1993, permission no longer required by Estate for reproduction as long as proper credit line is included with each photograph.
Copyright: Estate of Paul Horsdal
Photographs: Copyright expired on items more than 50 years old.
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