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Guy R.L. Potter fonds
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CA ON00075 MG 267
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1 cm of textual records 6 photographs
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Guy R.L. Potter (1893-1977) was employed with the Forestry Branch of the Department of the Interior. He held various positions in the Ottawa Branch of the National Film Society of Canada. Guy Potter married Dulcibella Cranston who was the granddaughter of William Pittman Lett, the first City Clerk of the City of Ottawa (1855-1891).
Fonds was in the custody of Barbara Potter (daughter).
Scope and content
Fonds consists of pamphlets and literature from the Ottawa Branch of the National Film Society of Canada. There is also a visitors guide for the 1929 Ottawa Winter Carnival and copies of editorial clippings written by Guy Potter critiquing the publication. The photographs are ca. 1920's and include Department of the Interior employees in front of Parliament Hill, a street scene at the corner of Elgin and Wellington streets, and a costume ball [?] ca. 1900.
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Donated in 1987.
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Reference copies of some photographs retrievable by subject.