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deJourdan's Studio fonds

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Date Range
1926-1962
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
ca. 4,600 photographs
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of ca. 4,200 photographic negatives and ca. 400 proof prints of the deJourdan Studio of Lethbridge, made up mostly of portraits of individuals, family groups, babies, weddings, students and funerals. Includes some commercial photography depicting businesses and community activit…
Date Range
1926-1962
Fonds
deJourdan's Studio fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
deJourdan's Studio
Physical Description
ca. 4,600 photographs
History / Biographical
Pierre deJourdan was born in France in 1883. After graduating from the University of Paris and spending two years in the French Army, he came to Canada. He established a photographic studio known as the deJourdan Studio in Lethbridge in 1921. After his death in 1934, his son John took over the business. Following his retirement in 1984, his son Patrick became the third generation to operate the studio.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of ca. 4,200 photographic negatives and ca. 400 proof prints of the deJourdan Studio of Lethbridge, made up mostly of portraits of individuals, family groups, babies, weddings, students and funerals. Includes some commercial photography depicting businesses and community activity in and around Lethbridge.
Notes
Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Finding Aid
Names index to customers is available, as well as a list of proof prints.
Accruals
Accruals are expected.
Category
Family and personal life
Commerce and industry
Collection
Archive
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