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  • 1982 - 2005 (Creation)

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(1926-2015)

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File consists of material relating to Harrison's school visits. A teacher himself for many years, throughout his career as an artist Harrison maintained a busy schedule visiting schools. This file includes invitation, plans and responses to these activities.

File consists of the following:
• ‘Betty the Dog’ by Willie Widgeon
• Letter of thanks from principal of Grandview Colony School, Grande Prairie, AB
• 12 August 1982 – schedule visit confirmation and contract for TH as Artist-Teacher from Emily Carr College of Art Outreach
• 12 March 1987 – confirmation of school visits for National Book Festival Week from VP of the Educational Media Council of Central and Coastal Labrador
• 29 April 1989 – letter from Ted to principal of Graham Bruce Elementary School in Vancouver confirming school visit
• 8 September 1992 – letter from Teacher-Librarian at Willow Park Elementary School in Calgary requesting a visit
• 15 January 1993 – Letter from librarian at Giant’s Had Elementary School in Summerland requesting a visit
• 1 December 1994 – thank you from a student
• July 1995 – Original artwork and ballad ‘The Ballad of Ted Harrison” by Peter Jorgensen created at Artists for Kids Camp
• 23 November 1995 – Newsletter, Artists for Kids Trust
• 27 December 1995 - East York Schools letters from students
• 29 November 1995 – E. T. Carmichael School in North Bay Ontario, request from student
• 8 December 1995 – Holly Elementary School in Delta BC, invitation for keynote speaker
• 21 March 1996 – Central Park Public School in Markham Ontario, thank you from class and enclosed photo
• 20 January 1997 – Macaulay School in Victoria, request for visit
• 17 February 1997 – E. T. Carmichael School, request for visit with original art
• 30 April 1997 – Steelesview Elementary School in North York Ontario, request for visit and Ted’s reply
• 20 March 1997 – Steelesview Elementary School, TH sends poster and answers questions
• 20 August 1997 – TH to Chisholm Public School, letter and signed copy of O Canada, attached letter with request
• 1997 – Cowichan Valley School District, six computer generated artworks inspired by TH on cards
• Note from Tundra Books introducing letter from a school
• Letter from Friends of the Hillcrest Library in Oakland California indicating a student purchased a copy of Cremation
• 11 October 1990 – from Ellsworth Elementary School, Vancouver Washington: request interview for student
• 14 May 1999 – letters and photos from students of St. George’s School, Vancouver after visit by TH.
• 11 January 2005 – from Estelle Hamoline, Richmond School Concerts: regarding arrangements for Ted, Lister Sinclair and Gloria Saarinen, and Vicki Gaboreau at the Marriott Hotel, CTV studios and schools

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