Fonds F2807 - W.P. Lander Photo Studio fonds

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Reference code

CA ACU GBA F2807

Title

W.P. Lander Photo Studio fonds

Date(s)

  • [ca. 1950s-1970s] (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

ca. 1900 photographs. -- 4 cm of textual records

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

William P. Lander, 1931-1983, was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and grew up in Weyburn. He lived in Regina, Moose Jaw and Saltcoats before moving to Calgary, Alberta in 1951. After working in the oil industry, Lander started a portrait, commercial and fashion photography business in about 1961. He also established the House of Glamour Model Agency. During the 1960s, he was in charge of the Miss Outdoor Pageant held in conjunction with Sportsmen’s Shows at the Stampede Corral. Lander was also involved the Calgary music scene for many years. He and his wife Betty had one daughter, Terry (Vandenbrun).

Repository

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Betty Lander and Terry Vandenbrun, 2007.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of photographs taken by the photographic studio, including views of Calgary events, personalities, businesses, etc.; photographs of Bill Lander and family; and a small amount of correspondence and newspaper clippings related to his businesses.

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Conditions governing access

No restrictions on access.

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Language and script notes

The material is in English.

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Note

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