Title and statement of responsibility area
Archival photographs collection - Guelph Public Library
General material designation
- Graphic material
Other title information
This collection was formerly known as the Archives A collection.
Title statements of responsibility
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
[ca. 1850]-[ca. 1990] (Creation)
- Guelph Public Library Archives
Physical description area
ca. 1200 photographs
Publisher's series area
Title proper of publisher's series
Parallel titles of publisher's series
Other title information of publisher's series
Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series
Numbering within publisher's series
Note on publisher's series
Archival description area
Name of creator
Precise custodial information for most photographs in this collection is unknown. In the 1980s, the archivist of the Guelph Public Library began assembling the various photographs that were found throughout the Library and centralized their storage in a newly created archives. These photographs formed the basis of this collection. Newer donations of individual photographs received by the archives are accessioned into this collection.
Scope and content
This collection consists of photographs collected by the Guelph Public Library archives. The photographs offer a wide range of images covering various aspects of the City of Guelph and its history.
The collection is arranged sequentially by an old reference code (A). The item listings of these records found in the Archive's photographic database still retain this old reference code.
Immediate source of acquisition
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
Access to these records is restricted for conservation reasons. Please contact the Guelph Public Library archivist to gain access to these records.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
The copyright status of these photographs varies across the collection. Please contact the Guelph Public Library archivist for more details. Permission of the Guelph Public Library is required for publication.
Further accruals of records are expected.