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A.E. Cross Studio fonds

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Date Range
1937-1956
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
697 photographs
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of prints and negatives of A.E. Cross Studio, including individual portraits, weddings, and commercial photography.
Date Range
1937-1956
Fonds
A.E. Cross Studio fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
A.E. Cross Studio
Physical Description
697 photographs
History / Biographical
Alfred E. Cross (ca. 1890-1951) emigrated from England to Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and ultimately settled in Lethbridge in 1920. By 1924, he established A.E. Cross Studio, a photography business which offered portraits, commercial photography, photo finishing and picture framing. Alfred Cross retired in 1948, and his son Reginald became manager of the studio. The name of the studio became A.E. Cross Photography in 1967 before reverting to its original name in 1973.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of prints and negatives of A.E. Cross Studio, including individual portraits, weddings, and commercial photography.
Notes
Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Related Material
Additional negatives and prints of the A.E. Cross Studio are located at the Glenbow Archives.
Category
Commerce and industry
Collection
Archive
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A.L.H. Somerville fonds

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Date Range
1939-1980
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
123 film reels
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of Somerville's 8mm and Super 8mm films on a variety of subjects, such as aviation films from 1939-1946 (including those depicting Commonwealth training); views of Lethbridge, 1946-1967; irrigation works; Somerville's travels in Quebec, the Maritimes, Winnipeg and Hawaii; Calgary…
Date Range
1939-1980
Fonds
A.L.H. Somerville fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Somerville, A.L.H.
Physical Description
123 film reels
History / Biographical
Archibald L.H. Lawrence (1898-1990) graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1923 with a degree in mechanical engineering. He came to Lethbridge in 1937-1938 to work for the Department of Transport as a District Airway Engineer. During World War II, he supervised construction of the southern Alberta airfields used for British Commonwealth air training. From 1949-1964, he served as Lethbridge City Manager.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of Somerville's 8mm and Super 8mm films on a variety of subjects, such as aviation films from 1939-1946 (including those depicting Commonwealth training); views of Lethbridge, 1946-1967; irrigation works; Somerville's travels in Quebec, the Maritimes, Winnipeg and Hawaii; Calgary and other local stampedes; and footage of scenery all across Alberta and British Columbia, including scenes in Vancouver Island, Banff and Glacier National Park.
Notes
Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Finding Aid
List of films and shot logs are available.
Category
Transportation
Family and personal life
Name Access
Somerville, A.L.H.
Collection
Archive
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