Collection 1986-039 - Robert Henry Graham Photograph Collection

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Robert Henry Graham Photograph Collection

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  • Graphic material

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  • 1889-[1925?] (Creation)

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Physical description

56 photographs : b&w, mounted. - 1 memorial card.

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Custodial history

Materials were donated in July 1986 by George MacGregor Mitchell, the son-in-law of Robert Henry Graham (accession number 1986-039). The materials were donated along with the business archives of G.P. Mitchell and Sons.

Scope and content

Collection includes 56 photographs from the late 19th-early 20th century, including portraits of unidentified friends of R.H. Graham, Dalhousie University, and other subjects. Collection also includes an 1892 memorial card for Christina Kerr.

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George MacGregor Mitchell


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  • English

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Further accruals are not expected.

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31 photographs and 1 memorial card are missing.

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Photographs were accessioned separately and originally given a different collection number (PG-2-224).

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Description created on March 6, 2017.

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  • English

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