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R.C. Strangman collection of photographic views of Canberra, 1930-1960 [picture]
Bib ID 1586239
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Strangman, R. C., 1895-1969
 
Online Versions
Description 1930-1960 
approx. 5000 negatives : glass, b&w + 21 albums. 
723 + 8424 negatives : acetate, b&w ; 10 x 12 cm. and smaller. 
308 negatives : nitrate, b&w ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm. 
52 negatives : acetate, b&w ; 42 x 17 cm. 
28 photographs : b&w ; 12 x 15.8 cm. and smaller. 
Summary

This collection consists of photographs including panoramas of Canberra buildings, parks and plantations, streets and houses, and Strangman family personal photographs. There is a small collection of views including Sydney, Brisbane, a visit to America, Adaminaby and Tumut, and 1000 unidentified portraits of individuals, family groups and children taken around Tumut ca. 1915.

Biography/History

Richard Strangman was a commercial photographer in Tumut 1915-1926 and Canberra from 1929.

Notes

More than half of the glass negatives have been printed and sorted; the albums and a reference set of 3700 prints from the glass negatives are available for viewing (Location of copy prints: Hurley stack).

Acetate negatives stored in cold store. Nitrate negatives stored in nitrate store. Construction photographs of Canberra 1950s-1960s are possibly related to the AV Jennings Collection and are as yet uncatalogued May 2010.

Location of associated prints/other materials: PIC 5959 Drawer A78; PIC 6106 Hurley Stack 52/4/1; PIC 6107 Hurley Stack 52/4/1; PIC 6185 Q78, Q81, Hurley Stack 42/2/2.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-140351725

Has Sub-series

Has subcollection: Trip abroad Mar.-Dec. 1929

Has subcollection: Around the world April 1923 to Jan. 1924

Has subcollection: Personal photograph album, World War 1914-1918

Has subcollection: H.R.H. the Prince of Wales visit to Sydney, June 1920

Has subcollection: Canberra album

Has subcollection: Queanbeyan, N.S.W.

Has subcollection: Canberra album presented to Gregory Mathews

Has subcollection: Canberra

Has subcollection: Cotter River, Cotter River Dam and surrounding forests, bushland, mountains and tourist facilities, Australian Capital Territory

Has subcollection: Parliament House, Parkes Place and National Rose Gardens, Canberra

Has subcollection: Australian War Memorial and landscapes featuring the Memorial, Canberra

Has subcollection: Canberra churches, schools and tertiary education insitutions

Has subcollection: Royal Military College, Duntroon

Has subcollection: Mock Tudor houses, Canberra

Has subcollection: Canberra buildings

Has subcollection: R.C. Strangman's motor car journeys in Victoria, South Australia, New South Wales and Canberra

Has subcollection: Buildings, Australian American Memorial and Robert Burns Statue, Canberra

Has subcollection: Flowering trees, Canberra

Has subcollection: The Lodge, Government House and United States Embassy, Canberra

Has subcollection: Hotels and boarding houses, Canberra

Has subcollection: Portraits by R.C. Strangman taken in Tumut, New South Wales

Has subcollection: Government buildings, Canberra

Index/Finding Aid Note Partial list available (29 p.) 
Subjects Strangman family -- Portraits.  |  Canberra (A.C.T.) -- Photographs.  |  Tumut (N.S.W.) -- Photographs.  |  Adelong (N.S.W.) -- Photographs.
Exhibited Exhibited: "In a New Light: Australian Photography 1850s-1930s", National Library of Australia, 9 Oct. 03-26 Jan. 04. 

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Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: PIC LOC Albums 72, 302, 305, 306c, 307, 307a-b, 308, 308a, 309, 310, 311-315, 389a, 742, 784-786, 997
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: PIC Box PIC/8330 #PIC/8330/1-6, 13-23
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: PIC Album 1042/1 #PIC/19796/1-105
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: PIC Album 1042/2 #PIC/19796/106-296
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: PIC Box PIC/15407 #PIC/15407/22-40
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: PIC Volume 1160 #PIC/18417/996
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: PIC Drawer PIC/19970 #PIC/19970/7-60
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: PIC Drawer PIC/19970 #PIC/19970/61-110
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
Call Number: PIC Cold Store Row A1/1/3 [PIC RCS-CV-PH (775 negs)] #PIC/5959
Status: Available
Items/Issues Held: Negatives (A1 Bay 1 Shelf 3)
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
Call Number: PIC Cold Store Row A1/4/7 Folder 1-28 #PIC/6106/1-3257
Status: Available
Items/Issues Held: Negative
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
Call Number: PIC Cold Store Row A1/4/7 Folder 29-31 #PIC/6107/3258-3797
Status: Available
Items/Issues Held: Negative
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
Call Number: PIC Cold Store Row A1/4/7 Folder 32 #PIC/6185/3798-3965
Status: Available
Items/Issues Held: Negative
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
Call Number: PIC/8437/1-27 LOC Cold store PIC RCSCV
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
Call Number: PIC Cold Store C6/7/4 #PIC/18417/1-142
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
Call Number: PIC Cold Store C6/7/6 #PIC/18417/688-691
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
Call Number: PIC Cold Store Row A3/1/5 Folder 1 #PIC/18417/950-995
Status: Available
Items/Issues Held: Negative
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
Call Number: PIC Cold Store Row A1/4/2 Folder 1-4 #PIC/8016/1-732; 800-812
Status: Available
Items/Issues Held: Negative
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
Call Number: PIC Cold Store Row A1/5/7 Folder 33-72 #PIC/6106/3966-9862
Status: Available
Items/Issues Held: Negative
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
Call Number: PIC Row 13/4/2-6 #PIC/6185/1-1979
Status: Available
Items/Issues Held: Glass Plate Negatives
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
Call Number: PIC Row 13/4/7 - 13/5/4 #PIC/118417/1-689
Status: Available
Items/Issues Held: Glass Plate Negatives
 
Collect from: Held offsite, prior notice required. Conditions apply
Call Number: PIC/6185 LOC Nitrate store PIC RCS-M-A Box 51, Folder 132-133 (294 negs)
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Held offsite, prior notice required. Conditions apply
Call Number: PIC Nitrate Store Box PIC/15407 #PIC/15407/1-21
Status: Available
Details Collect From
PIC Album 1042/1 #PIC/19796/1-105 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Album 1042/2 #PIC/19796/106-296 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Box PIC/15407 #PIC/15407/22-40 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Box PIC/8330 #PIC/8330/1-6, 13-23 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Box PIC/8330 #PIC/8330/1-6, 13-23 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Drawer PIC/19970 #PIC/19970/61-110 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Drawer PIC/19970 #PIC/19970/7-60 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC LOC Albums 72, 302, 305, 306c, 307, 307a-b, 308, 308a, 309, 310, 311-315, 389a, 742, 784-786, 997 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Volume 1160 #PIC/18417/996 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Cold Store C6/7/4 #PIC/18417/1-142 Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
PIC Cold Store C6/7/6 #PIC/18417/688-691 Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
PIC Cold Store Row A1/1/3 [PIC RCS-CV-PH (775 negs)] #PIC/5959 Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
PIC Cold Store Row A1/4/2 Folder 1-4 #PIC/8016/1-732; 800-812
Copy: Negative
Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
PIC Cold Store Row A1/4/7 Folder 1-28 #PIC/6106/1-3257
Copy: Negative
Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
PIC Cold Store Row A1/4/7 Folder 29-31 #PIC/6107/3258-3797
Copy: Negative
Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
PIC Cold Store Row A1/4/7 Folder 32 #PIC/6185/3798-3965
Copy: Negative
Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
PIC Cold Store Row A1/5/7 Folder 33-72 #PIC/6106/3966-9862
Copy: Negative
Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
PIC Cold Store Row A3/1/5 Folder 1 #PIC/18417/950-995
Copy: Negative
Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
PIC Row 13/4/2-6 #PIC/6185/1-1979
Copy: Glass Plate Negatives
Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
PIC Row 13/4/7 - 13/5/4 #PIC/118417/1-689
Copy: Glass Plate Negatives
Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
PIC/8437/1-27 LOC Cold store PIC RCSCV Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
PIC/8437/1-27 LOC Cold store PIC RCSCV Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
PIC Nitrate Store Box PIC/15407 #PIC/15407/1-21 Held offsite, prior notice required. Conditions apply
PIC/6185 LOC Nitrate store PIC RCS-M-A Box 51, Folder 132-133 (294 negs) Held offsite, prior notice required. Conditions apply

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