The album originally belonged to Charles Alexander Magrath and some of the pages have his handwritten comments on them. For biographical information about Magrath refer to newspaper clipping file People - Magrath Family.
30 x 24 cm x 6 cm. Album of 38 black and white photographs
Scope and Content
Album of black and white photographs compiled by C. A. Magrath. There are two albums of the same photographs in the collection. One is in poor condition.
Handwritten in first album 19811101000: "The first section of the town of Lethbridge was staked out early 1885. With the exception of the few photographs towards the end of the book showing some views in the Crows Nest Valley, the others were largely taken in 1885 - and a few in 1886. The typed descriptions opposite photographs and dated 1935, were inserted in that year. C.A.M." The unique identifier for the second album is 19811012000.