Collection - Alberto Wareham Limited photograph collection

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Alberto Wareham Limited photograph collection

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  • Graphic material

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Previously known as A. Wareham Ltd. Spencer's Cove Photographs

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the collection

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  • [between 1903 and 1980] (Creation)
    Creator
    Alberto Wareham Limited

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Physical description

24 photographs: b&w

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Name of creator

(c.1903-[198-])

Administrative history

Alberto Wareham Limited was established at Spencer's Cove, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland circa 1903. This small mercantile business later expanded into Harbour Buffett and became a major supplier of the inshore fishery in eastern Placentia Bay.

Custodial history

Photographs remained in the custody of Freeman Wareham until acquired by MHA in the 1980s.

Scope and content

Collection contains photographs related to the business and family interests of Alberto Wareham Limited, Newfoundland. Subjects include the Alberto Wareham Limited premises and vessels in Spencer's Cove, Placentia Bay; vessels owned by Alberto Wareham Limited in Harbour Buffett, Placentia Bay; the vessels Alberto Wareham and Herbert L. Rawding; a house being towed across Placentia Bay; and Elsie Wareham, Alberto's Wareham's sister.

Some photographers, including John Butt and Bill Davies, are identified. Other photographers are unknown.

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  • English

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No restrictions on access.

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Finding aids

MHA Finding Aid 84. Item level description. Also on MHA database PHOTUSER.

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Physical description

The photographs measure 20 x 25 cm or smaller

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Status

Draft

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Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created - April 23, 2013

Language of description

  • English

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