Fonds CHH - Hopkins, Charles Hillary fonds

Students of the Broadway School - 1914 Melfort High School students Melfort High School students High School students - Melfort, Sask. Melfort High School students Melfort High School students

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Hopkins, Charles Hillary fonds

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23 photographs : b&w
22 negatives : b&w
1 photocopy of a photograph : b&w

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Charles "Charlie" Hillary Hopkins was born to John James Hopkins and Alice Hillary Hopkins (Clift). Charles farmed NW 28-45-18-W2 and was self-employed. In 1954 he married Lillian Palma Sather in the Carrot River Lutheran Church in Fairy Glen, Saskatchewan. In 1992 Charles was appointed Director for the Rural Municipality of Star City. He currently resides in Melfort, Saskatchewan.

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The fonds contains 23 black and white photographs, 21 black and white negatives, and 1 photocopy of a photograph from Charles Hillary Hopkins' private collection. The majority of the photographs were reprinted in 1996, but the original copies of these photographs date from the 1930's to 1959. The photographs were taken in Melfort, Saskatchewan and surrounding areas including the Stoney Creek and Whittome districts. They include images of Melfort High School (Melfort Collegiate Institute)students and staff, Broadway School students, snow plowing, and a flood.

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The photographs and negatives were donated by Charles Hillary Hopkins to the Melfort and District Museum.


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originals of reprinted photographs are owned by Charles Hillary Hopkins

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digitized version in on-site database

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no restrictions on access

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Copyright: Public Domain

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on-site database, accession ledger, source file

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996-017, 91-23, 996-939

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