Archives and Special Collections
Collection C0139 - Frank H. Ellis' Aviation Photographs collection
ACU GBA C0139
Frank H. Ellis' Aviation Photographs collection
- 1907-1936 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Frank H. Ellis was an aviation historian who wrote a number of books including Canada's Flying Heritage / Frank H. Ellis. -- Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1954. The photos in this collection were acquired as part of his research on airplanes, pilots and aviation.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Frank Ellis, 1961-1972.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The collection consists of photographs of early aviation in western Canada.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid, but many of the photos have been digitized.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of collection.
Link added to Archives Photographs on August 7, 2015.