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Mathers, C W, fl. 1891-1907 (photographer)



  • Existence: fl. 1891 - 1907


C.W. Mathers came to Edmonton in 1891 to open a branch for the Calgary firm of Boorne and May. Mathers purchased Boorne and May's photographs in 1893. In 1907 he sold his own collection as well as Boorne and May's to Ernest Brown.


Mathers, C.W. (1901), 'A souvenir from the north', Edmonton, Alberta: C. W. Mathers.

Mathers, C.W. (1897?), 'Souvenir of the Edmonton district', New York: Albertype Co.

Mathers, C.W. (1897?), ' Souvenr - Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebration at Edmonton, N.W.T., June 22-23, 1897 ', New York: Albertype Co.

Mathers, C.W. (1902), 'The far north', Brooklyn, New York: Albertype Co.


Correspondence with the Alberta Archives.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Historic Photographs of Alberta c.1875-1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30686A
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints measuring approximately 240 x 190 mm, with modern captions on the backs. Many of the photographs also have contemporary captions on the prints themselves. The collection consists of modern copy prints of photographs in the Provincial Archives of Alberta, from originals by Boorne and May, C.W. Mathers, Ernest Brown, Harry Pollard and others (see below).The collection breaks down into three categories:1-4 Provincial Archives of Alberta general...
Dates: 1875 - 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (