Series RG 95.1 - Assignment photographs

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Assignment photographs

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  • Graphic material

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RG 95.1

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  • 1950-1964 (Creation)

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7278 photographs (b&w : gelatin silver prints and negatives)
44 o/s mounted prints

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Series consists of 7,278 photographic negatives or b&w prints created by Ryerson staff and students in the 1950's and 1960's. The photographs were taken for use in the student newspaper, "The Ryersonian" ; the academic course calendar ; the yearbook ; and other school publications. Contact prints for the majority of the collection are available for viewing in our reading room. Negatives are in the process of being scanned.

The photographic images are arranged according to subject :

  • Aerospace Technology
  • Anti-Cutback Rally (request from RG 95.1 box)
  • Architecture
  • Art Shows
  • Athletics
  • Awards
  • Barbers
  • Basketball
  • Bookstore
  • Business Administration
  • Campus - Old
  • Career College
  • Chemical Technology
  • Church Street
  • Circle K (Kiwanis)
  • Civil Technology
  • CJRT
  • Classroom Scenes
  • Clubs
  • Convocation
  • Convocation at Deer Park
  • Dances
  • Drama
  • Early Childhood Management
  • Eggy
  • Electrical Technology
  • Electronic Technology
  • Extension Department
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Fashion
  • Food Administration
  • Food Services
  • Football
  • Furniture and Interior Design
  • Gas Technology
  • Health Clinic
  • Health Inspectors
  • Hockey
  • Homecoming
  • Home Economics
  • Hotel, Resort, and Restaurant Administration
  • Howard Kerr Hall
  • Initiation
  • Instrument Control Technology
  • Journalism
  • Kerr Hall (Oakham House)
  • Library
  • Marketing
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Medical Laboratory
  • Metallurgy Technology
  • Miscellaneous
  • Miss Ryerson
  • Music
  • Ontario Government
  • Parades
  • Photographic Arts
  • Picnics
  • Printing Management - Graphic Arts
  • Queens and Princesses
  • Radio and Television Arts
  • Registration
  • Remembrance Day
  • Retirement Dinner
  • RIOT
  • ROW
  • Ryerson Hall
  • SAC
  • Secretarial Science
  • Secretaries Luncheon
  • Soccer
  • Statue of Egerton Ryerson
  • Visitors to Ryerson
  • Works of Art on Campus

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The majority of negatives and prints are in good condition. However, some negatives are deteriorating with vinegar syndrome.

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Contact prints available for viewing. Negatives closed for conservation concerns.

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Some or all of these records may be subject to FIPPA and/or copyright reproduction restrictions. Contact the Archives for more information.

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No further accruals are expected.


The photographs were removed from their file cabinet, placed in acid-free print preservers and into binders arranged according to subject. The negatives were removed from their original envelopes and placed into acid-free negative envelopes, retaining the original envelopes for the vital information provided.

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