Galbraith family fonds

Title: Galbraith family fonds

Dates of creation: [ca.1881-1912]

Physical description: 0.20 metres of graphic material and artifacts

Scope and content: Ninety-three photoprints and copy negatives documenting the career of J. Galbraith as professor of engineering at the University of Toronto, including his canoe trip through northern Ontario in 1887, teaching at the University of Toronto, pictures of family at Madawaska Club at Go-Home Bay.

One surveying instrument called a planimeter, which was made in 1893 and used by John Galbraith, the first Head of the Ontario School of Practical Science and later, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.

Finding Aids: Partial item list and photocopies of original prints for which the Archives has copy negatives.

Access: Open

Accession number: B1988-0003 (photographs), B2000-0018 (artifact)

Related records in a different fonds: John Galbraith fonds (B1970-0001, B1978-0018, B1987-0061, B1987-0079; B1965-1118, B1974-1037, B1983-1312)