ERA

Dr. Otto Schaefer Collection

Collection consists of slides and photographs by Dr. Otto Schaeffer (1919-2009) taken during a 32 year career as a medical doctor in Canada's arctic. Images include landscapes, documentation of Inuit life, medical problems, travel for circupolar health conferences, and the Schaefer family in Aklavik, Pangnirtung, and Whitehorse. Some secondary documents are also included to support the images.
Items in this Collection
  1. OSS0183 - Presentation, increase of sugar and sweet sales Arctic Bay, Nunavut

    Title: OSS0183 - Presentation, increase of sugar and sweet sales Arctic Bay, Nunavut
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: Increase in sales of sugars and sweets in North Baffin Island (Arctic Bay)
    Subjects: sugars, medicine
  2. OSS0378 - Loading airplane

    Title: OSS0378 - Loading airplane
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Subjects: airplanes, settlements, landscapes (representations)
  3. OSS3458 - Gullfoss, Iceland

    Title: OSS3458 - Gullfoss, Iceland
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: 26/6/73 Gullfoss Icel.
    Subjects: waterfalls, landscapes (photographs)
    Date Created: 1973/06/26
  4. OSS3419 - Novosibirsk Circus

    Title: OSS3419 - Novosibirsk Circus
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: Novosibirsk Circus Oct 78
    Subjects: circuses & shows, bears
    Date Created: 1978/10
  5. OSS3421 - Irkutsk

    Title: OSS3421 - Irkutsk
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: 9-Oct-78 Irkutsk
    Subjects: cityscapes, buildings
    Date Created: 1978/10/09
  6. OSS3460 - Canyon, Iceland

    Title: OSS3460 - Canyon, Iceland
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: 26/6 canyon SW von [of] Gullfoss
    Subjects: landscapes (photographs), canyons, roads
    Date Created: 1973/06/26
  7. OSS0372 - [Presentation] untitled graph

    Title: OSS0372 - [Presentation] untitled graph
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Subjects: medicine
  8. OSS3504 - Volcanic rock formations near Myvatn

    Title: OSS3504 - Volcanic rock formations near Myvatn
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: 2 Jul 73 volcanic rock formations near MYVATN Lake Iceland
    Subjects: volcanic rocks, people, landscapes (photographs)
    Date Created: 1973/07/02
  9. OSS0284 - Presentation, Serum cholesterol and lipid values in Eskimo males according to age group in six Eskimo settlements, 1965/66

    Title: OSS0284 - Presentation, Serum cholesterol and lipid values in Eskimo males according to age group in six Eskimo settlements, 1965/66
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: Serum cholesterol and lipid values in Eskimo males according to age group in six Eskimo settlements, 1965/66
    Subjects: lipids, medicine, cholesterol
  10. OSS0329 - Winter camp

    Title: OSS0329 - Winter camp
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Subjects: igloos, Camps, landscapes (representations)