Archives of Ontario - Transferred by Adam Birrell, Sr. Archivist Collections Development and Management Unit.
Scope and Content
This series contains manuscripts, glass plate negatives and cellulose acetate negatives which the Archives of Ontario transferred to the AMBA in 2017.
SERIES 10: MATERIAL TRANSFERRED FROM THE ARCHIVES OF ONTARIO (C120);
1. Life in the Lumber Camps of McLachlin Brothers Arnprior, Ontario by Charles Macnamara
(C120-1). 139 page Manuscript copied by the Ontario Archives 1959 contains text and 87 prints donated by Mrs. Franklyn Cunningham (Accession 2289). Originally, use of this material was subject to conditions which were later removed. K 1.7
2. (C120-2) Cellulose Acetate Negatives - approximately 144 negatives covering the period 1900-1925. Among the subjects depicted are the 1901 fire in Ottawa, Ontario, scenes of the Madawaska Valley, scenes from King's Wharf in Quebec City, logging operations of McLachlin Brothers Lumber company.
3. (C120-3) Glass Plate Negatives - approximately 162 plates covering the period 1894-1938. Subjects include operations of the McLachlin Brothers Lumber Mill and area surrounding Arnprior, Ontario including various tugboats, the McLachlin family home (The Hill) and a few Arnprior Street scenes.
Finding aids provided by the Archives of Ontario (C120) are available for this material in the AMBA Reading Room.
An almost identical copy of the manuscript Life in the Lumber Camps of McLachlin Brothers Arnprior, Ontario is in the Daniel McLachlin (Texas) fonds. 1999-0117