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Doreen Walker fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1660-1990, predominant 1920-1985

The fonds consists of hand-written notes as well as published articles relating to artists in Canada between the early 17th century and the late 20th century. The fonds also consists of copies of correspondence between artists, as well as Walkers own correspondence with artists and the artistic world in general, both inside and outside Canada. The fonds consists of the following series and is largely arranged in its original order. 1) Canadian Artists 2) Records relating to Dear Nan: Letters to Emily Carr, Nan Cheney, and Humphrey Toms 3) Photographs.

Walker, Doreen, 1920-

Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher fonds

  • CA BCA MS-2792;MS-0876;199011-003;T4058;T4287;T4335
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1988

The fonds consists of research files on Emily Carr, Arthur Pitts and the Island Arts and Crafts Society, personal correspondence, scrapbooks and photographs. Fonds includes sound recordings of interviews and reminiscences.

Hembroff-Schleicher, Edythe, 1906-

Flora Alfreda Burns fonds

  • CA BCA MS-2786;MS-0317;98011-2;98207-120
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1971

The fonds consists of research notes and essays on Emily Carr, personal correspondence (including letters from Emily Carr and Sophie Pemberton), family memorabilia and photographs.

Burns, Flora Alfreda

Cooke family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1860-1987, predominant 1917-1987

The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, clippings and publications created or collected by Beatrice Cooke and her husband Albert. The fonds also consists of correspondence written and received by Albert's father, Rev. Walter A. Cooke, including correspondence with Emily Carr. In addition, the fonds includes correspondence, photographs, clippings and biographical material created by or relating to the Brender a Brandis family, a family of artists and writers with which Albert and Beatrice Cooke were acquainted. Fonds consists of two series: Brender a Brandis family (1963-1987) and Cooke family (1860-1981).

Cooke (family)

Humphrey Toms fonds

  • CA BCA MS-2545
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1944

The fonds consists of 18 letters written to Humphrey Toms by Emily Carr.

Toms, Humphrey

Emily Carr documents collection

  • Fonds
  • 1924-1951

The collection consists of original correspondence from Emily Carr to A.S. Grisgby, Jock MacDonald, Betty Streatfield and others, photographs of Carr's parents, her will, publishing contracts and letters of agreement, as well as posthumous exhibition records for the period 1946-1951.

John A.E. Parnall fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945-1983

Fonds consists of photocopies of the wills of Emily Carr (1945) and Ira Dilworth (1954), regarding the ownership of Carrʹs copyright. The fonds also includes correspondence (1967‐1983) from artist Gordon Smith addressed to John Parnall and his family, as well as printed material regarding Smith.

Parnall, John A.E.

Doris Shadbolt fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1927-2003

The fonds consists of journals, worksheets, photographs, correspondence, and printed material, including exhibition catalogues reflecting Doris Shadbolt's research and publishing activities into the life and works of Emily Carr. The final accrual in 2010 contains further documentation related to her activities as a writer and researcher, curator of the Vancouver Art Gallery, active participant in the local, national and international artistic community, lecture and guest speaker. The fonds includes correspondences, notebooks, calendars, lecture and speaking notes, research notes, articles and other collected materials related to Shadbolt's independent research on a variety of topics related to local, national and international art and artists, annotated books, photographs and sound recordings.

Shadbolt, Doris

Nan Cheney fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1985

The fonds consists of 71 holograph letters from Ethel Wilson to Cheney, as well as correspondence from Wallace Wilson, Mary [Dodds] and Dorothy McNair. There is also correspondence between Nan Cheney and various artists, including Emily Carr, between the years 1938 and 1984. Cheney's subject files on Canadian artists are included in the fonds, along with newspaper and periodical clippings, memorabilia, photographs and manuscripts.

Cheney, Nan

Ruth Humphrey fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1937-1975

Fonds consists of assorted materials relating to Emily Carr, and Ruth Humphrey's friendship with her. They include forty-seven letters from Carr, dating from the period 1937-1944 when Humphrey was travelling. The fonds also includes Humphrey's own transcripts and notes on the Carr correspondence; manuscripts written by Carr; copies of works by other authors on Carr; correspondence regarding the publication of the Carr correspondence in the University of Toronto Quarterly; and other Carr memorabilia collected by Humphrey.

Humphrey, Helen Ruth, 1898-1984