Brodie Macpherson fonds [textual record, graphic material].

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Fonds / Collection
    MG31-D176, R791-0-5-E.
    Type of material:
    Photographs, Textual material
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
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    Context of this record:
    • Brodie Macpherson fonds
      Brodie Macpherson fonds
  • Fonds / Collection includes:
    1 lower level description(s)
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    Place of creation:
    ca. 848 photographs b&w and col.
    16 cm of textual records.
    Language of material:
    Scope and content:
    Fonds consists of photographs taken by Brodie Macpherson including self-portrait and numerous portraits of others; and amateur photography and commercial work.

    Fonds also contains general files, 1930-1971, including advertisements for the Brodie Macpherson studio, correspondence with Ron Clare, correspondence with and minutes of the Commercial and Press Photographers' Association of Canada, correspondence concerning the Ontario Society of Photographers, and articles for periodicals, certificate of merit from the Photographers' Association of America, correspondence and reports relating to the Colour Print Group of the Toronto Camera Club, clipping concerning the University Camera Club of Toronto, technical printing information, mailing and price lists, and replies to enquires.
    Creator / Provenance:
    Biography/Administrative history:
    Brodie Macpherson was an expert in colour printing and the owner of a professional commercial studio in Toronto. He was active in various organizations including the Commercial and Press Photographers' Association of Canada, the Ontario Society of Photographers, the Photographers' Association of America, the Toronto Camera Club and the Colour Print Group. His photographs were featured in many exhibitions.
    Finding aid:
    Photographs: (Paper) Finding aid is a partial list of negatives, including dates (for accession 1989-043). FA-402

    Additional information:
    General Note:
    Textual records received in 1985 from Mrs. Mary Wright of Burlington, Ontario.

    The textual records pertaining to technical information; mailing, price, and building lists; and replies to enquiries, were acquired from Robert Lansdale in 2016.
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    Other system control no.:
    Former archival reference no.:
  • Conditions of access:
    Terms of use:
    Credit: Brodie Macpherson / Library and Archives Canada / [reproduction number]
    Copyright: Various
    Restrictions: Nil.

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