Fonds - Patteson Family Photograph fonds

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Patteson Family Photograph fonds

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  • Graphic material

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COA126

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  • 1915 - 1934 (Creation)
    Creator
    Moss, Christine Millicent
    Place
    Toronto
  • 1890 - 1894 (Creation)
    Creator
    MacInnes, Rose Louise
    Place
    Eastwood

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41 glass negatives
191 film negatives

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(18 October 1874 - date of death unknown)

Biographical history

Daughter of Thomas Charles Patteson and Marie Louise Patteson was born on October 18, 1874 in Toronto, Ontario. She lived at her family’s farm/estate in Eastwood, Ontario for some time during her youth (in the 1890s). She had an interest in photography and often took photographs of family and friends on the farm during those years. She appears to have been taught how to use a camera by a man named Dr. Pike. Rose married Toronto lawyer Charles MacInnes on June 5, 1902. In later years, Rose lived at 1 Admiral Road, Toronto, Ontario.

Name of creator

(c. 1877 - date of death unknown)

Biographical history

daughter of Thomas Charles Patteson and Marie Louise Patteson, was born c. 1877 in Ottawa, Ontario. She lived at her family’s farm/estate in Eastwood, Ontario for some time during her youth (in the 1890s). Daisy married John H. Moss, a lawyer from Toronto, on March 19, 1914. They had one son, Thomas “Pat” Moss (b. January 8, 1915). The Mosses lived at 105 Admiral Road in Toronto. On February 10, 1920 John H. Moss died of complications from influenza. Daisy compiled a collection of photographs of her son Pat until his unexpected death in 1936.

Custodial history

The County of Oxford Archives received these records from Laurence Norman Hurt Sitwell on May 16, 2018. Prior to that this collection of negatives was in the possession of Rose MacInnes who, on her passing, had them transferred into the possession of Laurence Sitwell.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of photographic negatives featuring members of the Patteson family. Most of the photographs on the glass plate negatives were taken by Rose MacInnes (nee Patteson) and feature the Pattesons on their estate in Eastwood, Ontario (the former Admiral Henry Vansittart property). The film negatives feature Daisy (Christine Millicent) Moss (nee Patteson) and her son Pat (Thomas) Moss.

It is arranged into the following series and subseries:

Series 1: Glass Negatives - Eastwood
Series 2: Film Negatives - Pat & Daisy Moss

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Physical condition

Most of the negatives in this collection are in good condition. Several of the glass plate negatives are damaged/broken.

Immediate source of acquisition

The County of Oxford Archives received the records from Laurence Norman Hurt Sitwell on May 16, 2018.

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  • English

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The fonds is open to publish research. However, please contact the archivist responsible for the records regarding access, as some materials may be too fragile to handle. The Archives will make every effort to supply reference copies where feasible.

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Copyright is held by the archives. Researchers are responsible for observing copyright regulations that may apply to the publication of their research. If you wish to publish any of this material, please contact the archivist responsible for the records.

The Archivist has the right to restrict reproduction if the material is in a fragile condition.

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COA126

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