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Scott Studio

Scott Studio Image Galleries

The Scott Studio fonds is a collection of national significance, comprising approximately 100,000 negatives created by three generations of photographers, documenting all aspects of life in Elgin-St. Thomas from the 1870s to the 1980s. Selections from the collection are presented in themed galleries, accessible by clicking on the photo icons below.

For more information, explore our online database or view this brief history.

Reprints are available for any image shown in the database or galleries. Consult our schedule of fees, then download our reproduction order form and submit along with payment in advance to the Elgin County Archives.

The Scott-Sefton Collection: Elgin’s History Through a Photographer’s Lens, Volume I (2001) and Harvest of Memories: Elgin's History Through a Photographer's Lens, Volume II (2010) are available to purchase.

Archives - Scott Studio Image Gallery - Agriculture Archives - Scott Studio Image Gallery - Built Heritage Archives - Scott Studio Image Gallery - Business Exterior
Archives - Scott Studio Image Gallery - Military Heritage Archives - Scott Studio Image Gallery - Military Heritage Archives - Scott Studio Image Gallery - Sports
Archives - Scott Studio Image Gallery - Education Archives - Scott Studio Image Gallery - Government Archives - Scott Studio Image Gallery - Industry
Archives - Scott Studio Image Gallery - Railway Heritage Archives - Scott Studio Image Gallery - Recreation Archives - Scott Studio Image Gallery - Scenes