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Title:
Jack De Lorme fonds

Date(s):
1953-1989, 2002

Physical Description:
64,580 photographs. -- 1 cm textual records. -- 2 audio cassettes

History:
Jack De Lorme, 1930- , was born in Victoria, British Columbia and raised in Calgary, Alberta. He apprenticed as a photographer with Joe Rosettis and later worked for the Calgary Albertan (1953-1957) and the Calgary Herald (1949-1953, 1957-1961). In 1962 he opened his own studio and specialized primarily in industrial photography. At the same time he did a great deal of work for the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. In 1975 he became a photographer with Shell Canada. De Lorme won numerous National Newspaper and other awards during his career. He retired in 1990. He and his wife, Beryl, had three children.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of photograph negatives from the Calgary Albertan (1953-1957) and from Jack De Lorme Photography Ltd. (1953-1989); photograph registers; and an interview about his career as a photographer (2002).

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Jack De Lorme, 1999, 2002.

Language:
The material is in English.

Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

View finding aid / scanned documents:
http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/delorme.cfm

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
NA 5600, M 8725

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