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Ruggles, C.F.
TitleRuggles, C.F.
Scope and Content of FondsThis collection consists, mainly, of photographs taken by Fred Ruggles during the Royal Visit of Princess - Elizabeth and Prince Philip to St. John's, Newfoundland in 1951, the last stop on their tour of Canada. - The visit lasted just 26 hours, from 10:15 a.m. on November 11, Remembrance Day, to 12:15 noon on - November 12, and involved ceremonies at the St. John's waterfront, the St. John's War Memorial, the - Church of England Cathedral, Feildian Grounds and Government House. - Ruggles's photographs - document these activities and the people who were involved in them. There are also several other - photographs, one of which documents the "Visualizer", a machine invented by Ruggles. There are - clippings about Ruggles and a copy of a postage stamp which has an image created from a Ruggles - photograph. This material should be of interest to researchers in the history of photography in - Newfoundland and in the 1951 Royal Visit.
Author of Finding AidRiggs, Bert, 1954-
Date of Finding Aid1997
Resource TypeFinding Aid
TypeText
FormatXML
IdentifierCOLL-234
Languageeng
CollectionArchives and Special Collections Finding Aids (EAD)
SponsorMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Division
CONTENTdm file name103.xml
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