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Title:
T.J. Hileman fonds

Date(s):
1924-1940

Physical Description:
107 photographs

History:
Tomer J. Hileman, 1882-1945, was born and educated in Marienville, Pennsylvania, USA [or possibly Manor, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania]. He worked for a time in Chicago and then moved to Colorado where he began his photography career. He moved to Kalispell, Montana in 1911, and married Alice Georgsen in 1913. He was appointed official photographer for the Great Northern Railway in 1924 and took photos of Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park where the railway built the Prince of Wales Hotel, Waterton, Alberta. He also photographed the Blood and Peigan (likely in Montana).

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of photographs of Waterton National Park (1927-1929) including the Prince of Wales Hotel, and Blood and South Peigan (1924-1940).

Source of Acquisition:
Purchased from Atterton Studio and Glacier Studios, 1965, 1978.

Language:
The material is in English.

Originals and Reproductions:
Reference prints from the original negatives are also available.

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/hileman.cfm

Related:
Other T.J. Hileman records are held by the Glacier Natural History Association and Glacier National Park.

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
PB 1, NB 21, NB 32

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