Title and statement of responsibility area
John Austin Wheeler fonds
General material designation
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
[ca. 1890]-1905-08-25 (Creation)
- Wheeler, John Austin
Physical description area
257 photographs: glass negative; 4.75 x 6.50 inches and taller.
Publisher's series area
Title proper of publisher's series
Parallel titles of publisher's series
Other title information of publisher's series
Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series
Numbering within publisher's series
Note on publisher's series
Archival description area
Name of creator
John Austin Wheeler, son of Thomas W. Wheeler and Anna E. Duboyce, was one of the prominent Knowlton photographers of the period. Wheeler had his own studio in Knowlton and Cowansville from 1890 to 1897. He specialized in studio portraits and exterior scenery and buildings. He married Edith Elizabeth Collins, daughter of Azro Collins and Mary Eliza Brimmer, and they had ten children, including Rhoda Julia, who married Harry Small Northrup. She was a volunteer for many years and the first woman president of the Board at the Brome County Historical Society.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of glass negative photographs taken by John Austin Wheeler and features portraits of some of the prominent families of Knowlton and Cowansville, along with photographs of buildings and sceneries of the region.
Immediate source of acquisition
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Standard number area
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
Genre access points
Description record identifier
Rules or conventions
Finding aid prepared using Rules for Archival Description (RAD).
Level of detail
Dates of creation, revision and deletion
Creation: April 2016.
Revision: August 2022.
Language of description