Fonds 1304 - Galbraith Family fonds

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UTA 1304


Galbraith Family fonds


  • [ca.1881-1912] (Creation)

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93 photographs
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Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1988-0003: Photoprints and copy negatives documenting the career of J. Galbraith as professor of engineering at the University of Toronto, including his canoe trip through northern Ontario in 1887, teaching at the University of Toronto, pictures of family at Madawaska Club at Go-Home Bay.

B2000-0018: One surveying instrument called a planimeter, which was made in 1893 and used by John Galbraith, the first Head of the Ontario School of Practical Science and later, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.

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Partial item listing and photocopies of photographs available in the Reading Room.

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Added to AtoM by Karen Suurtamm, December 2015




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  • Box: B1988-0003/001P
  • Box: B1988-0003/002P
  • Box: B2000-0018/001Art

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