North and Central America

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1000001 Map of North and Central America

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North and Central America

  • UF North America
  • UF Central America

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North and Central America

4953 Archival description results for North and Central America

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Bishop's University

File contains a certificate from Bishop's University Chancellor Scott Griffin to Ryerson University to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation.

Black album, "Photographs"

Black leather album, lined with satin, bound with black string. "Photographs" is embossed on the front cover, and "Royal Albums" and "Made in USA" are in gold letterpress inside the back cover. Snapshots are glued to 40 black construction paper pages. Primarily vernacular images of weddings, soldiers, and vacations. Only Dick Gossett, Alan Pride, Bill McMillan, Duncan Wallace, and Minnie (Wallace) Owens are identified. One photograph of young men is entitled "Bolsover Flirts."

Royal Albums

Black album, no cover

154 photographs affixed to 24 black paper pages, 11 loose prints--the album cover itself is absent. The photographs have primarily vernacular images: snapshots of individuals and small groups, individual and group portraits, vacation scenes. Captions and dates are in white pencil: "1929," "Pt. Stanley 1937," "Wingham 1937," "Cub Camp 1939," "Churchill 1940-1," "Lake Joseph," and "Natural Park." On the verso of one photograph is partially written "Dear Gertrude,-This is a picture...of our new home...Mildr(ed?)" A truck is shown painted with "...S TAXI CABS, 2400 CHATHAM." A boat is shown painted with "The 100 Mile Cruiser To NATURAL PARK, SAGAMO." A park entrance gate made of tree branches spells out "CAMP TINAWATAWA, YWCA, YMCA." On a page entitled "Camp 1921" the prints have been typed on "Lake Couchiching." One loose print is written on verso "May 1963."

Shields, Lorne

Bluenotes

File contains photographs depicting interior views of Bluenotes offices. Shots include an industrial staircase made of checkered plate steel and pipes, and a sitting area adjacent to a meeting room.

Burley, Robert

Bombardier

File contains photographs depicting interior and exterior views of a Bombardier plane. Interior shots feature passengers seated, while exterior shots feature a man standing in front of a plane in a hangar.

Burley, Robert

Bosley B2

Item is a compact 35mm camera with coupled rangefinder and an Anastigmat F3.2/44 mm lens in a helical mount. It has a double exposure prevention mechanism.

Bolsey

Bowen Island, residence

This folder consists of photographs of the Bowen Island residence. Situated on two acres of a rocky island near Vancouver, the house consists of four connecting pavilions, design to give privacy to the owners while accommodating servants, guests and grandchildren. The design is Massey Medal winner of 1965. The review article was published in Canadian Architect in February 1965, p. 55. There are some B&W photos and a drawing plan of the residence.

Pullan, Selwyn

Bramalea, Northern Electric Co. LTD.

Photographs of the exterior of a low-rise brick office complex on a manicured lawn. Stamps on the back of the photographs give the architect as Gordon S. Adamson & Associates and the photographer as N & H Studio. A piece of paper adhered to the verso has the following text: "Northern Electric Co. Ltd./ Toronto Branch Laboratory/ Bramalea, Ontario/ View looking South/ Gordon S. Adamson & Associates/ Architects". A similar paper appears on the second photo, except the view is looking West. Photograph 3 is a view of the main entrance and photograph 4 is a view looking north.

N. & H. Studio

Brana Lee Paint and Paper

File contains photographs depicting interior views of Brana Lee Paint and Paper retail store. The store is independently owned under Benjamin Moore, and the Benjamin Moore logo appears on each piece of display millwork. Displays feature paint cans, paint chips, and sample books.

Burley, Robert

Brandon University

File contains a certificate from Brandon University President and Vice Chancellor Gervan Fearon to commemorate President Lachemi's installation.

Brandon University

File contains a certificate sent by Brandon University Interim President Dr. Steven Robinson to commemorate Chancellor Janice Fukakusa's installation.

Brandon University

File contains a certificate from Brandon University President and Vice-Chancellor Deborah Poff to Ryerson University to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation.

Brechin

Item consists of photographs of a trip to Brechin. The photos are taken in a rural farming area with subjects that include men and women, horses, hay, firewood, a log cabin, corn stalks, and cows.

Brechin

Item consists of photographs of a family at Brechin. Subjects include family portraits and photographs with various farm animals including birds, horses, cats, and goats.

Brescia University College

File contains a letter and a certificate from Brescia University College's principal Dr. Colleen M. Hanycz to Ryerson University to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation.

Bridge

File contains photographs depicting street level views of a bridge. The bridge has a wide walkway for pedestrians and a bench facing the ravine below.

Burley, Robert

Brimley Acres

Exterior view of a mid-rise apartment building. Photograph is stamped "Photograph by Leonard Tomiczek Photography", and also "Received Mar 2 1961 Jackson Ypes Associates".

Tomiczek, Leonard

British American Oil Company Ltd., Ontario Division

Exterior views of the main Ontario Division Building office located at 800 Bay Street in Toronto. A Toronto Dominion branch bank is located on the main floor of the building, with a sign visible in one of the photographs. Interior view with workers seated at rows of desks.

B-A Oil Photo

British Columbia album

Black cover embossed with "photographs" in gold, bound with black string. Black pages. Notations in white ink. Photographs mounted using black photo corners. A few loose photographs. Many photographs missing.

Sites include: St. Mary's River, the Rockies, Kicking Horse River, Arrow Lakes, Harrison Lake, Stanley Park, Vancouver Tennis Clubhouse in Shaugnessy Heights, Rose Gardens in the Empress Hotel Grounds, Canadian National Park Wainwright, Saskatchewan wheat fields,

Locations include: Calgary, Field, Nakusp, Vancouver, the Malahat,

Themes include: portraits, scenic landscapes and waterscapes, gardening, early cars, animals, early tractors, rural farm life, wheat harvesting, houses, churches, early ferries.

Notable: President Harding in Stanley Park, 1923.

Brock University

File contains a certificate from Brock University Chancellor Ned Goodman and Presidence and Vice-Chancellor Jack N. Lightstone to Ryerson University to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation.

Brodie MacPherson photographic chemical fonds

  • F 2009.006
  • Fonds
  • [19--]

Bottles of photographic chemicals used by Brodie Macpherson in his home lab. Most are glass bottles with cork stoppers, a few Seagram's beer bottles and other re-purposed household containers, with handwritten labels indicating their contents.

Macpherson, Brodie

Brownie 8mm Movie Camera II

Item is a Brownie 8mm Camera II, It has a beige body with pop up frame finder on top. Side comes off to insert film spools. "Brownie movie camera T.M. Reg. Can. Pat. Off." Lens is "Kodak Series IV Adapter Ring No. 43 Made in U.S.A." f/2.7 lens. Settings for Bright Sun, Hazy Sun, Cloudy Bright and Open Shade.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Brownie Automatic Movie Camera f/2.3

Item consists of a Kodak Brownie Automatic Movie Camera f/2.3. It is an 8mm wind-up spool-film camera. It has a flip-up bombsite viewfinder, an f/2.3 lens with a photocell, and originally retailed for $74.50.

Brownie Bull's-Eye

Item is a small metal and black bakelite camera with Kodak Twindar Lens and settings indicated for scenes, groups or individuals. Made for use with Kodak 620 film, it features an eye-level viewfinder and a shutter release button on the front side, in front of the winding knob. It was also made in beige from 1958-1960.

Eastman Kodak Company

Brownie Bull's-Eye Flash outfit

Item is a small metal and bakelite camera with Kodak Twindar Lens and settings indicated for scenes, groups or individuals. Used Kodak 620 film. Outfit includes a presentation box with flash holder, one-time use flash bulbs (4 of 8 have been used), user's guide, strap, and Kodacolor II negative film.

Eastman Kodak Company

Brownie Bullet Camera

Item consists of a Kodak Brownie Bullet Camera. It is an eyelevel 127 roll film camera that was modeled as an upscale version of the Brownie Holiday. Other cameras with identical designs but different names include the Brownie Chiquita Camera and the Camera Brownie Chiquita. It is made of Bakelite, and has a Dakon lens and a rotary shutter. In original card box with manual.

Brownie Bullet II

Item is a small point-and-shoot camera with a black plastic body and metal fittings. An upgraded model of the Brownie Starlet without flash facilities, this camera features a large eyelevel viewfinder, Dakon lens and rotary shutter. Wrist strap attached. Switch at bottom front indicates use with either colour or b&w 127 film.

Eastman Kodak Company

Brownie Bullet camera

Item consists of a Kodak Brownie Bullet Camera. It is an eyelevel 127 roll film camera that was modeled as an upscale version of the Brownie Holiday. Other cameras with identical designs but different names include the Brownie Chiquita Camera and the Camera Brownie Chiquita. It is made of black Bakelite, and has a Dakon lens and a rotary shutter.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Brownie Fiesta

Item is a two toned (black and grey with beige on back) moulded plastic camera with an unusual clear plastic front panel which appears to incorporate the Meniscus f/11 lens, a feature also seen on the Hawkeye Flashfun. It is a basic single speed 12 exposure snapshot camera with built in shutter. Uses 127 film.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Brownie Fiesta R4

Item is a small eyelevel camera built of two shades of moulded grey plastic. For use with 127 roll film, it features an optical direct viewfinder and a meniscus f/11 lens. It is thought to be the last roll-film camera to be manufactured by Kodak.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Brownie Flash Six-20

Item is a flash synchronized version of the Kodak Six-20 Brownie Special. Originally the Kodak Six-20 Flash Brownie when introduced in 1940, it was renamed Brownie Flash Six-20 in 1946. It is an eyelevel rollfilm camera with a sheet metal body and black leather casing, made for use with 620 film. Includes large flashgun attachment still mounted to body.

Eastman Kodak Company

Brownie Hawkeye

Item is a basic, if slightly unusual camera, taking 12 square exposures, so only needing a single waistlevel viewfinder. It features a metal film wind knob, rotary shutter and a black hand strap (on top). No tripod mount, no flash. Uses 620 rollfilm. Non-synchronized model. Originally priced at $5.50.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Brownie Hawkeye Flash Model

Item is a small hand held box camera with Bakelite body, brilliant viewfinder and Kodalite Flash-holder attachment. For 6 x 6 cm exposures on 620 roll film. One of the best selling Brownie cameras ever made, it is a simple easy to use design created by Eastman Kodak employee Arthur H. Crapsey. The original sales price was $5.50 for the camera alone and $7.00 for the flash model.

Brownie Hawkeye flash model

Item is a small hand held box camera with Bakelite body, brilliant viewfinder and Kodalite Flash-holder attachment. For 6 x 6 cm exposures on 620 roll film. One of the best selling Brownie cameras ever made, it is a simple easy to use design created by Eastman Kodak employee Arthur H. Crapsey. The original sales price was $5.50 for the camera alone and $7.00 for the flash model.

Brownie Movie Camera Model II

Item is a movie camera in a brown case with white lining and a brown strap. Case snaps closed to protect camera and lens. Lens is f/2.3. Range finder pops up on top of camera. On case "Brownie movie camera field case single lens model made in Toronto Canada for Canadian Kodak Co. Limited T. M. Reg.U.S. Pat. Off."

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Brownie Movie Camera Turret f/1.9

Item consists of a Kodak Movie Camera Turret f/1.9. It is a motion picture camera for double run 8mm film with 25 feet load, made in Canada. The three lenses are on a rotating turret offering 13mm, 24mm, and 9mm wide angle options.

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