Sub-series 2005.001.05.01 - Cameras

Área de título y declaración de responsabilidad

Título apropiado

Cameras

Tipo general de material

  • Objeto

Título paralelo

Otra información de título

Título declaración de responsabilidad

Título notas

Nivel de descripción

Sub-series

Institución archivística

Código de referencia

2005.001.05.01

Área de edición

Declaración de edición

Declaración de responsabilidad de edición

Área de detalles específicos de la clase de material

Mención de la escala (cartográfica)

Mención de proyección (cartográfica)

Mención de coordenadas (cartográfica)

Mención de la escala (arquitectónica)

Jurisdicción de emisión y denominación (filatélico)

Área de fechas de creación

Fecha(s)

  • 1893-1997 (Creación)
    Creador
    Kodak Canada Inc.

Área de descripción física

Descripción física

171 photographic equipment : cameras

Área de series editoriales

Título apropiado de las series del editor

Títulos paralelos de serie editorial

Otra información de título de las series editoriales

Declaración de responsabilidad relativa a las series editoriales

Numeración dentro de la serie editorial

Nota en las series editoriales

Área de descripción del archivo

Nombre del productor

(1900-)

Historia administrativa

Canadian Kodak Ltd., which became Kodak Canada Inc. in 1979, manufactured photographic films, papers and equipment for over a century in Toronto, Ontario. The company formed the Canadian branch of the successful Eastman Kodak Company, and officially opened its doors in 1900 at 41 Colborne Street under the direction of John G. Palmer. The company expanded and moved to 588 King Street West in 1908, but already plans were underway for an expansive complex to the north of the city. In 1912, Canadian Kodak purchased 25 acres of farmland near Weston Road and Eglinton Avenue to build a major manufacturing facility known as Kodak Heights. By 1925, there were over 900 employees working in seven buildings at Kodak Heights. Over the years, the company earned a reputation for having a cooperative and supportive relationship with its employees, adopting many of the successful practices in place at Eastman Kodak in Rochester, New York. In 1940, an Employee's Building was constructed to accommodate the activities of the flourishing Recreation Club, the Department Mangers' Club, and the Kodak Heights Camera Club. During the 1990s, the rise of digital media began to have a serious impact on manufacturing programs at Kodak facilities around the world, causing the Eastman Kodak Company to reduce its production of traditional print photography by one third globally. The company chose to focus on digital products, which did not require the extensive facilities used in the production of traditional photographic materials. On December 9, 2004, Kodak Canada Ltd. informed its employees that manufacturing operations in traditional film products would cease entirely at Kodak Heights. The company's facility faced the same fate as many of its foreign counterparts in England, Australia and France, being completely abandoned and demolished shortly after closure in 2005. Kodak Canada still maintains a sales and support office in downtown Toronto, while the manufacture of traditional photographic chemistry has returned to Rochester.

Nombre del productor

Historia administrativa

Nombre del productor

Historia biográfica

Historial de custodia

Cameras in the collection come from the Kodak Canada Heritage Collection Museum. The museum was established in 1999 by Kodak Canada Inc. in preparation for the company's centennial year celebration. Cameras were donated from Kodak offices and former employees to Kodak Canada Heritage Museum prior to the collection being acquired by Ryerson University. For specific donor information consult record: 2005.001.02.001.11

Alcance y contenido

Sub-series illustrates the production history of the Kodak company's commercial camera production. The collection represents all major styles of medium and small format cameras produced by the company and consists of 171 plate and film cameras, including; box cameras, folding cameras, disposable cameras, range finder cameras, single-lens reflex cameras, twin-lens reflex cameras, ciné cameras, and digital cameras. The cameras are organized chronologically.

Área de notas

Condiciones físicas

Origen del ingreso

Donated by Kodak Canada Inc in 2005

Arreglo

Idioma del material

Escritura del material

Ubicación de los originales

Disponibilidad de otros formatos

Restricciones de acceso

Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.

Condiciones de uso, reproducción, y publicación

Instrumentos de descripción

Materiales asociados

Materiales relacionados

Acumulaciones

Identificador/es alternativo(os)

Área de número estándar

Número estándar

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Puntos de acceso por lugar

Puntos de acceso por autoridad

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Área de control

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Identificador de la institución

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Fuentes

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