Title and statement of responsibility area
May Irwin collection
General material designation
- Multiple media
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
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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
1884-2005, predominant 1884-1938 (Collection)
- Whitby Archives
Physical description area
31cm of textual records. -- 8 books. -- 37 photographs:b&w. -- 1 cylinder recording. -- 3 audio discs. 1 audio compact disc. -- 1 film reel.
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Archival description area
These records have been accumulated over a period of 25 years from a variety of sources. Individual items were transferred to the Whitby Archives infrequently and only when they became available to collectors. Some records were obtained through eBay.ca and inter-personal relationships.
Scope and content
Collection consists of a variety of material relating to the professional and private lives of May Irwin and her sister Flora collected over a period of 25 years by the Whitby Archives. Records include articles, photographs, sheet music, playbills, books, newspaper clippings, tourist publications, films, and sound recordings.Collection is composed of the following series: Published Material, Sheet Music, Programs and Playbills, Photographs and Images, Material Related to the Thousand Islands and Clayton, NY, Books on May Irwin, Audio/Visual Material.
Immediate source of acquisition
Arrangement by the archivist.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Whitby Archives Reading Room.
Availability of other formats
For digital images and postcards see: http://www.ourontario.ca/whitby/search
Restrictions on access
No restrictions on access.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Copyright for many records has expired. Where copyright still exists, materials cannot be published without permission from the copyright holder.
Further accruals expected.
Some records contain racially offensive language and images.
Standard number area
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Irwin, May (Subject)
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Description record identifier
Rules or conventions
Level of detail
Dates of creation, revision and deletion
Created: March 30, 2012
Revised: April 2, 2012
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Digital object metadata