Fonds - Hopkins, Charles Hillary fonds

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Hopkins, Charles Hillary fonds

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  • Graphic material

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  • 1914 - 1996, predominant 1996 (Creation)

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23 photographs : b&w
22 negatives : b&w
1 photocopy of a photograph : b&w

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Biographical history

Charles "Charlie" Hillary Hopkins was born to John James Hopkins and Alice Hillary Hopkins (Clift). Charles farmed NW 28-45-18-W2 and was self-employed. In 1954 he married Lillian Palma Sather in the Carrot River Lutheran Church in Fairy Glen, Saskatchewan. In 1992 Charles was appointed Director for the Rural Municipality of Star City. He currently resides in Melfort, Saskatchewan.

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Scope and content

The fonds contains 23 black and white photographs, 21 black and white negatives, and 1 photocopy of a photograph from Charles Hillary Hopkins' private collection. The majority of the photographs were reprinted in 1996, but the original copies of these photographs date from the 1930's to 1959. The photographs were taken in Melfort, Saskatchewan and surrounding areas including the Stoney Creek and Whittome districts. They include images of Melfort High School (Melfort Collegiate Institute)students and staff, Broadway School students, snow plowing, and a flood.

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Immediate source of acquisition

The photographs and negatives were donated by Charles Hillary Hopkins to the Melfort and District Museum.

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English

Location of originals

originals of reprinted photographs are owned by Charles Hillary Hopkins

Availability of other formats

digitized version in on-site database

Restrictions on access

no restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copyright: Public Domain

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on-site database, accession ledger, source file

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996-017, 91-23, 996-939

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