Fonds - Clark, James Chatterton collection

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Clark, James Chatterton collection

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  • Graphic material

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  • 1908-1997, predominant 1908-1962 (Creation)

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Physical description

6 photographs : b&w
1 photograph : b&w [photocopies]

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Biographical history

James "Chat" Chatterton Clark was born in 1910 to James Byron Clark and Anna Mary Clark (Chatterton). In Melfort, in 1937, he married Edna Mae Wood. James farmed and worked as an accountant. As well, he contributed greatly to the Naisberry area. James was secretary for both the Naisberry S.D. #788 and the Naisberry Wheat Pool Committee from the 1940's into the early 1960's.

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Scope and content

The collection contains James Chatterton Clark's black and white photographs and a photocopy of one of his photographs. The original dates range from 1908 to 1962. Historically important images in the fonds include a photograph of thirty-six Melfort pioneers and a photograph of Mr. Babington (Melfort Moon Owner), Mr. and Mrs. Clemens (Melfort Post Office and Rothwell S.D #318 )Mr. Mouncy (Livery Stables), and Mr. Clark (first school teacher at Rothwell S.D #318 ). Other images include: the Melfort Band, the Melfort Collegiate, and a Y.M.C.C. Carnival.

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Immediate source of acquisition

The photographs were donated by Jame Chatterton Clark to the Melfort and District Museum.

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English

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digitized version in on-site database

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no restrictions to access

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Copyright: Public Domain

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on-site database, accession ledger, source file

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92-92, 996-099, 996-948, 997-166

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