Fonds LR - Letia Richardson's Charles H. Scott research fonds

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Letia Richardson's Charles H. Scott research fonds

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  • 1906-1990 (Creation)
    Richardson, Letia

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34.9 cm of textual records and other material

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Letia Richardson was a visual arts curator, educator and administrator. She passed away in Vancouver on August 31, 2010.

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Many of the records within this fonds were acquired by Letia Richardson for the purpose of writing a book about Charles H. Scott. When Richardson passed away, her husband donated Charles H. Scott's primary and secondary source records along with Richardson’s research notes to the Vancouver Art Gallery Archives.

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The records within the Letia Richardson’s Charles H. Scott research fonds are comprised of Charles H. Scott’s primary and secondary source records she acquired in order to complete a book. The fonds is comprised of sketchbooks, notebooks, short stories, correspondence, newspaper clippings, exhibition and art gallery catalogues, and graphic records related to Charles H. Scott’s work. The fonds also consists of research and notes from Letia Richardson related to the writing of the book about Charles H. Scott. Moreover, the fonds is comprised of textual and photographic records from the Glasgow School of Art and the Vancouver School of Art; two institutions where Charles H. Scott either attended or helped found throughout his lifetime.

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Includes 1 picture : pastel on paper ; 35 X 21 cm, 6 sketchbooks (154 drawings) and 14 b&w and col. photographs (8 X 10 cm and 4 X 6 cm)

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