Norman Kenneth Crowder collection [textual record, graphic material, object]
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Norman Kenneth Crowder collection [textual record, graphic material, object]Hierarchical level:CollectionDate:1897-1931.Reference:R7481-0-X-E, MG30-D140Type of material:Textual material, Photographs, Objects (including medals and pins), ArtFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:103169Context of this record:
Record Information – DetailsCollection includes:572 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1897-1931.Place of creation:No place, unknown, or undeterminedExtent:2.5 cm of textual records.
5 albums 748 reproductions, 11 letterpress.
280 photographs b&w.
34 flags cloth, offset lithographs.
26 ribbons. cloth, offest lithographs.
41 prints cloth, offest lithographs.Language of material:EnglishScope and content:Collection consists of textual records as follows: sheet music and song sheets from Canada and the United States including Gordon V. Thompson's "At the Canadian Jubilee", 1927, and "On the Old Ontario Strand"; John Philip Sousa's "The Stars and Stripes Forever!", 1897; and Lionel Baxter's "Valse June", 1914, and "Valse Elaine", 1915.
Collection also consists of artistic material including 5 souvenir photo-albums containing greeting cards, postcards, miscellaneous pamphlets, souvenir photo books, newspaper clippings, and sheet music; and 11 newspaper clippings from the DAILY MAIL AND EMPIRE, THE CITIZEN, THE JOURNAL, RENFREW JOURNAL, RENFREW MERCURY, THE TRIBUNE, PONTIAC ADVANCE, CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER, CLEVELAND PRESS, and CLEVELAND LEADER, 1904-1931. The Clevelend newspapers deal with the great Autumn Gale of 1905 in which many Canadian ships were lost at sea. Some pages are missing.
In addition, collection includes photographic material as follows: photographic souvenir guides entitled: Welcome to Ottawa, Royal Visit 1901, Two Soos, Picturesque Niagara, Niagara in Summer & Winter, Buffalo, Duluth, and Montreal in half tone; photographs by photographers Micklethwaite, Gleason, John Boyd, R.R. Swallows, and Galbraith that appeared in the Weekly Guide and Canada Farmer, Toronto, 1907; photograph of Deputy Minister W.L. MacKenzie King; and a group portrait of Bobby Kerr, Claude Pearce, and Tom Longboat.
Also included in collection are objects consisting of small flags representing the provinces of Canada, Canadian Universities, sports, astrological signs, various countries, and associations including the Montréal Amateur Athletic Association. In addition, collection includes trophy ribbons representing various military ranks, Canadian batallions, and regiments. Also included are tobacco silks representing various countries and animals, originally included in cigarette packages to attract the new market of female smokers.Provenance:Biography/Administrative history:Crowder, Norman Kenneth, 1926- : Norman Kenneth Crowder, experienced researcher, lecturer, instructor and writer, was born in 1926. He received a B.A. Honours with the "Medal in English" from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario; an M.A. (Institute of Canadian Studies) from Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario; and a Diploma in Management Sciences and M.B.A. from the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario. His professional experience included 35 years in management and executive positions in Canadian Armed Forces and Public Service of Canada. He retired from the federal Treasury Board Secretariat as a director. Crowder also taught genealogy courses as part of the Elderhostel program at the Ottawa YMCA and YWCA, and also at the Ottawa Family History Centre sponsored jointly by the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa and Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society. In 1997 he was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Friends of the National Archives of Canada. Genealogy & History Authors: Biographical Sketch of Norman Kenneth Crowder. GlobalGenealogy.com Inc. 2000. 14 May 2001. 1096Additional information:General Note:Received in 1972 from N.K. Crowder of Ottawa, Ont.Arrangement note:Some artistic items are loose.Location of originals note:Four albums from the Crowder Collection are located in 0330-G004-02 (Rare book shelves). Album I contains postcards 1-223, Album II contains postcards 224-421, Album III contains postcards 422-696, and Album IV contains postcards 697-748.Subject heading:
- Music - United States, [1897-1927] At the Canadian Jubilee,, 1927
- Music - Canada, [1897-1927] On the Old Ontario Strand, n.d
- Songs - Canada, [1897-1927] The Stars and Stripes Forever, 1897
- Songs - United States, [1897-1927] Valse Elaine, 1915
- Gordon V. Thompson - Songs and music, 1927
- John Philip Sousa - Songs and music, 1897
- Lionel Baxter - Songs and music, 1914
- Valse June - Songs and music, 1914
Photographs: Please consult the National Archives Library and Documentation Services Division for information concerning restrictions on use. Copyright to be determined by the National Archives Library and Documentation Services Division. Credit: Name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / Copy negative no.
Objects: No restrictions on use. Copyright is expired. Credit: National Archives of Canada. Documentary Art and Photography Division.
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