Al Kingsbury fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Al Kingsbury fonds

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description


Reference code

Accession : 96.718

Edition area

Edition statement

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


  • 1980-1990 (Creation)
    Kingsbury, Al, 1938-1994

Physical description area

Physical description

2933 photographs (negatives)

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


Biographical history

Al Kingsbury was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, 20 December 1938. He worked as a compositor for the Halifax Herald for 18 years. In 1980 he was transferred to the Editorial Department and was named Bureau Chief of the Valley Bureau, with responsibility for all news gathering, features, etc., for the Annapolis Valley, from Windsor to Digby. Kingsbury retired in 1994.

Custodial history

In 1996 Al Kingsbury donated part of his collection to the Historic Restoration Society of Annapolis County and part to the Kings County Court House Museum.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of images taken by Kingsbury for the Halifax Herald. The photographs contain people, places and events of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.

Notes area

Physical condition

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

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials


Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area


Accession area

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres