Collection 2008.26 - Mabel Rutherford Photograph Collection

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Mabel Rutherford Photograph Collection

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  • Graphic material

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CA UNBC 2008.26

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  • 1939 - 1956 (Creation)

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8 photographs : b&w

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Mabel (nee Scholander) Rutherford participated in the Red Rock Community History Project in 2001. The Red Rock Community History Project was conducted by a team of UNBC students and coordinated by the Northern BC Archives at the University of Northern British Columbia. In their efforts to preserve a community's "collective memory" twelve oral history interviews were conducted with long-time Red Rock area residents to record their memories of life during the mid 20th century. Along with these interview, over 200 photographic images were also collected from them, many of which are found on the project website: http://nbca.library.unbc.ca/pages/archives/LivingLandscapes/ . Mrs. Rutherford’s mother Stephanie (Marcoll) Scholander is a sister to John Marcoll and Kate (Marcoll) Anderson, two individuals also interviewed as part of the Red Rock Community History Project. Mrs. Rutherford is a well-known artist who now lives in the southern interior of British Columbia. Her interview focuses on memories of plowing for spending money, farm life, World War II and her memories of joining the RCAF in the 1950s.

Custodial history

Photographs were donated by Mabel Rutherford to the Northern BC Archives & Special Collections in 2008.

Scope and content

The Mabel Rutherford Photograph Collection consists of 8 photographs depicting images of Red Rock and region: family, road and rail construction, landscape, farming equipment.

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Photographs in this collection are in good condition.

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  • English

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Northern BC Archives & Special Collection

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Personal or academic use of photographic materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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