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Fonds consists of
Place of creation
4 film reels (1 h, 33 min, 21 s).
Language of material
Scope and content
Fonds consists of silent and sound films including documentaries on Bishop Donald Marsh and his expeditions in the Arctic, and on life among the Inuit. Also included is a short documentary film entitled Oolaryoo, about a Christian Inuit girl. Also included in fonds are photographs depicting Inuit life in and around Baffin Island, Arctic Bay, Eskimo Point, Whale Cove, Spence Bay, Tuktoyaktuk, and other locations in the Canadian Arctic. Photos by D,B. Marsh.
Conditions of access
Moving images: Reproduction and use in any form requires the written permission of the copyright owner and donor.
Graphic material (accession 1981-238 NPC): Reproduction with written permission of Winnifred Marsh. Credit: Donald Marsh fonds.
Graphic material (accession 1978-039 NPC): No restrictions on use. Copyright expired. Credit: Name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / Copy negative number.
Moving images: Refer to MINISIS for item-level descriptions. (Electronic)
Graphic material: Refer to MINISIS for item-level descriptions. (Electronic)
Creator / Provenance
Biography / Administrative history
Donald Benjamin Marsh was born in Enfield, Middlesex, England in 1903. Marsh served as an Anglican Bishop in the North West Territories between 1926 and 1950. In addition to his clerical work, Marsh was also an amateur photographer. His work was published in several periodicals including The Beaver, Sports Afield, and Popular Photography. Marsh died 5 February 1973 in London, England.
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Related control no.
1. 1976-0229 MISA
2. 1978-039 NPC
3. 1981-238 NPC
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