Collection - Deseronto Archives photographic collection

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Deseronto Archives photographic collection


  • 1997-2007 (Collection)
  • 1860- (Creation)

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ca. 1,000 photographs

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Archival history

The photographs in this collection were gathered between 1997 and 2007 by the staff of Deseronto Archives. In many cases information on the provenance of the photographs is missing.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred to the Community Archives in September 2016.

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Scope and content

The photographs are arranged by subject matter and cover activities in and around the town of Deseronto, Ontario. The majority date from the late nineteenth century and many depict the lumber-related industries of the Rathbun Company in Deseronto. There are also photographs of school groups, churches, railways, First World War airfields and portraits of Deseronto citizens.

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Many of the photographs have been digitized and are available from the Archives' Flickr account at

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