Collection F1424 - Shortt-Haydon collection

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Shortt-Haydon collection

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  • 1924 (Contribution)
    Haydon, Andrew
  • [ca. 1885]-[ca. 1920] (Collection)
    Shortt, Adam
  • 1731-1930 (Creation)

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ca. 3000 prints and other material

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Custodial history

This collection of historical views and portraits was a generous donation to the Library by Dr. Adam Shortt and Senator Andrew Haydon. Dr. Shortt acquired these photos and engravings over a period of many years, and Senator Haydon donated the funds for framing the collection when it was to be donated to Queen's in 1924.

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Collection consists of prints and photographs depicting people, places and events (primarily Canadian and British).

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  • English

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Public domain

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  • Shelf: V009