Fonds F19 - Greta Shutt fonds

Mrs. Sarah Gill Donald Shutt Unidentified child Unidentified child Unidentified women Charles R. Crowe Four men in uniform Professor Haubourg and Charles Crowe Mrs. George H. Skinner Charles R. Crowe
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Greta Shutt fonds

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ON00126 F19

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  • 1866-1977 (Creation)

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78 cm of textual records
ca.300 photographs: prints
23 postcards

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Custodial history

The custodial history of these records, prior to their transfer to the Guelph Public Library archives, is unknown.

Scope and content

This fonds consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, newspaper clippings, historical publications, manuscripts, and other assorted material. These records were created, collected, or maintained by Greta Shutt to document various aspects of Guelph history including family history material for the Crowe, Shutt, Skinner, Watson, and Raymond families; compilations of earlier published histories of Guelph and related manuscript material; source material for Donald B. Shutt's autobiography; copies of early Guelph Historical Society publications; and copies of Greta and Donald Shutt's local history paper The Clarion.

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Loose photographs in this fonds have been physically removed from the file folders for conservation reasons. Loose photographs have also been removed from the scrapbooks for conservation reasons. Other photographs housed in the scrapbooks remain there.

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Restrictions on access

The scrapbooks in this fonds are restricted for conservation reasons. For more details, contact the Guelph Public Library archivist. There are no restrictions on the other records in this fonds.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copyright for these records is not held by the Guelph Public Library. Please contact the Guelph Public Library archivist about how to obtain the necessary copyright permissions.

Finding aids

To view textual records in this fonds, consult File List F19 to narrow down your search. Order the desired boxes or materials from the Guelph Public Library archivist. A listing is available for those photographs that have been digitized. Contact the archivist if you wish to access additional photographs in this fonds.

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No further accruals of records are expected.

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April 2012

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