Series consists of photographs relating to various aspects of Raleigh Parkin's career, personal life and his family. Photographic materials related to his family depict various members of the Parkin, Massey and Grant families, and include individual and group portraits, family events, family activities, family travel, and family residences, with many of the photographs predating Parkin's birth.
Some photographs relate to Raleigh Parkin's father, Sir George Robert Parkin. People and places depicted in the photographs include: Rhodes House, Oxford, England and Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, Sir George Parkin and various relations, 1846-1922; various relations, ca. 1858-ca. 1929; residence of Rt. Reverence John Medley, Fredericton, N.B., portraits of Rev. and Mrs. John Medley, Sir Samuel Way, and Vincent Massey, ca. 1860-ca. 1925; portrait of Mary Margaret Steeves Parkin, Sanford Parkin, John Parkin, Alice Parkin and Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Massey, ca. 1860-ca. 1930; aspects of the career of Sir George R. Parkin at Upper Canada College, Toronto, Ont., 1895-1902, and at Goring-on-Thames, England, 1906-1922, various relations including the Fisher family, 1876-1922; various activities of relations, Fredericton, N.B., Upper Canada College, Toronto, Ont., Goring-on-Thames, England, portraits of various relations, and F.R. Scott, ca 1880-ca. 1930; portraits of Sir William and Lady Osler and friends, ca. 1890-1912; portrait of Masters of Upper Canada College, Toronto, Ont., including Stephen Leacock and W.L. Grant, 1900; the Parkin family at the Grand Hotel, Diablerets, Switzerland, portrait of Parkin children, Alice, Marjorie, and Raleigh at the Villa St. George, Paris, France, Dr. and Mrs. George Parkin on board of R.M.S. Turakina, 1903; Sir George and Lady Parkin, and various relations including Macdonnell family, 1903-1921; James L. Parkin, Bertha P. Brown, George R. Parkin, and Bertha P. Parkin, ca. 1906-ca. 1920; portrait of Sir Edward Peacock, Toronto, Ont., ca. 1907, photo by J. Fraser Bryce; portrait of Sir George Parkin, London, England, 1910, photo by E.O. Hoppé; members of the Parkin family, Parkindale, N.B., June 1921; Sir George Parkin, Padva, Italy, May 1922; portraits of Bliss Carman, William Van Horne, E. Rutherford, Honorable G.E. Foster, Robert Borden, Sandford Fleming, Charles G.D. Roberts, Dr. McCulloch, Wm. Osler, Sir Sam Way, Viscount Milner, A.L. Smith, L.S. Amery, Wm. Stephen, Lord Roseberry, Henry Doulton, Lord Henry Thring, and Field Marshall Earl Roberts, n.d.; home of Juliana Horatia Ewing, Waterloo Row, Fredericton, N.B., n.d.