The collection consists chiefly of photographs of the artists Elizabeth McGillivray Knowles (1866-1928), Farquhar McGillivray Knowles (1859-1932), George Agnew Reid (1860-1947), Mary Heister Reid (1854-1921), Mary Wrinch Reid (1877-1969) and Edmund Wyly Grier (1899-1961), their studios and works, along with related textual materials. Fonds consists of the following series: Elizabeth McGillivray Knowles Farquhar McGillivray Knowles George Agnew Reid Mary Heister Reid Mary Wrinch Reid Edmund Wyly Grier
Fonds consists of Art Institute of Ontario records accumulated by Paul Bennett, in the course of his duties as Field Director / Adviser and later Director of the Art Institute of Ontario. Fonds includes Adviser’s service reports, minutes of annual meetings, director’s reports, funding briefs, and two scrapbooks documenting the activities of the AIO. Fonds is comprised of the following series: 1. Adviser’s service reports 2. Minutes, director’s reports and funding briefs 3. Scrapbooks
Fonds consists chiefly of correspondence received by Harold Murchison Tovell, Ruth Massey Tovell and Vincent Tovell, most notably from their friends the French artist Jacques Villon and his wife Gaby from 1928 to 1962. Other correspondence concerns the lending and donation of family artworks. Also included are catalogues for exhibitions of the works of Jacques Villon and his brother Raymond Duchamp-Villon as well as inventories and photographs of Tovell family artworks and furnishings. The fonds comprises ca. 83 items. Fonds is comprised of the following series: 1. Harold Murchison Tovell correspondence 2. Ruth Massey Tovell correspondence 3. Vincent Tovell correspondence 4. Jacques Villon exhibition correspondence 5. Jacques Villon exhibition catalogues 6. Tovell collection photographs 7. Tovell collection inventories
Fonds consists of correspondence with art dealers, experts and auction houses; photographs of artworks; hand-painted illustrations of ceramics; inventories of art and ceramics collections; descriptive catalogues of the art collection; research notes on the provenance of works of art; art-related publications; and wills pertaining to the development, maintenance and dispersal of the Van Horne family collections of paintings and ceramics over the course of three generations in Montreal from late 19th to the end of the 20th century. Fonds is comprised of the following series: 1. Sir William Van Horne’s notebooks 2. Sir William Van Horne’s files 3. Sir William Van Horne’s collections record books 4. Photo reproductions of works of art 5. Illustrations of ceramics by Sir William Van Horne 6. Note card collections inventories 7. “Dummy” catalogue 8. Division of collection records 9. Miscellaneous documentation of collection 10. Adaline Van Horne’s correspondence 11. Miscellaneous inventories 12. Robert J. Wickenden catalogues 13. Margaret Van Horne’s files 14. Margaret Van Horne’s binders 15. Janet Hannon’s provenance notes
The collection consists of 107 photographs in a binder. Information about the photographs is hand-printed on the reverse. The photographers have not been identified. The subjects illustrated a number of “lifestyle” stories of local Burlington interest: community service organizations, awards, independent business owners, and cultural activities.
Fonds consists of publications, manuscripts, scrapbooks, personal and business papers, and other materials produced and collected by Clara Bernhardt. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Biographical; Prose; Poetry; Reviews; Music; Personal papers; Business papers; Publications.