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Stuart Schofield fonds
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1923 - 1924, 1969 (Criação)
- Stuart James Schofield
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157 photographs : prints and negatives ; 15 cm x 9 cm or smaller. – 59 postcards. – 1 news clipping. – journal.
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Stuart Schofield was born in Kent, England. After moving to Kingston, Ontario as a child, he completed his B.A. (1904), M.A. (1906), and B.Sc. (1908) at Queenʹs University. He later completed a Ph.D. at M.I.T. (1912). He began his geological career with the Geological Survey of Canada as a student assistant to R.W. Brock in 1906. In 1915, Schofield accepted Brockʹs invitation to start courses in Geology and Mineralogy at the newly‐established University of British Columbia. He was appointed professor of Structural Geography at the university in 1920. After accepting responsibility for making a geological survey of Hong Kong in 1906, Brock sent Schofield to undertake a general reconnaissance for six months. Ill health forced Schofield to retire from UBC in 1940; he died in Vancouver in 1947.
The material was in the custody of Vernon Wellburn before being donated to the Museum.
Âmbito e conteúdo
Fonds consists of nitrate negatives, copy negatives, prints and postcards of China and Japan, specifically of Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing (Peking), Yokohama and Nagasaki. These images were taken by Stuart Schofield during a geological survey expedition in 1923-24. In 1925, Mrs. Florence Schofield compiled the photographs into an album and provided comments for the photos from her memory of the trip.
An accrual to this fonds was discovered in the backlog. It is not known whether this accrual was part of the original accession. In adding this accrual, the case file was consulted and the photocopy of Dr. Schofield’s journal was discovered. This was added to the binder that contains the prints, negatives, and postcards.
Dr. Elizabeth Johnson was responsible for organizing this fonds and she has identified some places and people that were not originally identified by Mrs. Schofield. Her annotations appear in square brackets.
Accrual #2010-06 was added after Dr. Johnson’s organization. This included photographs and postcards. One postcard is dated 1969, but most appear to be ca. 1923-1924 like the original materials.
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Nitrate negatives are in fragile condition. Copy negatives can be found in the Schofield fonds binder with the remainder of the material.
Fonte imediata de aquisição
Material was donated to the Museum of Anthropology by Vernon Wellburn in 1987. An accrual of 10 photographs, 6 postcards, and a news clipping were donated by Frances Wellburn, daughter of Schofield. This accrual was discovered in the Archives backlog and it is not known whether or not it was part of the original donation.
An attempt has been made to keep the photographs in the order that they were placed in the album. This has caused some inconsistent page numbering. Also, some of the items are missing and this has been noted in the caption list. When this occurs, the caption is given that appeared on the album page although there is no accompanying image.
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The original nitrate negatives for these prints are located in the Archives.
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Access restrictions apply due to fragile nature of the material. See Archivist for details.
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See Archivist for details.
Instrumentos de descrição
See attached pdf document for finding aid with a photograph caption list. This caption list was created originally by Dr. Elizabeth Johnson. She further clarified some locations and her additions appear in square brackets.
UBC Archives holds more of Schofield’s records in the Stuart Schofield fonds.
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Created December 9, 2015