Title: Photographs
Dates of Material:
520 photographs: b&w
198 photographs: col.
139 photographs: 35 mm b&w negatives
8 photographs: 35 mm col. negatives
Scope and content

Series consists of photographs of Northrop Frye, Helen Kemp Frye, the Frye and Kemp families, and friends.

Source of supplied title

Title based on the form of the material.


The series is stored in 8 boxes plus loose material on the shelf.

Related groups of records

See also: Series 11

Finding aids

Item list available (see below).

1988, Box 32
327Painting of Northrop Frye by Douglas Martin, 1972.1972

(Photos P1-4)
327Photographs of the dust wrapper of Fearful Symmetry, 1947.1947(Photos P1-4)
327Victoria College graduation portrait of Northrop Frye, 1933.1933

(Photos P1-4)
328Portraits of Frye by Milan Rupic, 1978.1978

(Photos P3-4)

1991, Box 0
01Folio of photographs1906-1989(Photos P1-25)
05Series of proofs of Northrop Frye - Photograph by Arnaud Maggs1983(Photos P1)
1991, Box 50
506Frye receiving an honorary degree from the University of New Brunswick, 1960.1960

(Photos P3-4)
508Bust of Frye by Hanna (Hanka) Boos, 1983.1983

(Photos P5-6)
1991, Box 62
621Photographs of Frye/Howard? family, n.d. and Howard family portrait, 1906.n.d.; 1906
622 Frye as boy/with mother, classmates and sister Verac1915-1927

(Photos P7-15)
623 Frye and Helen on their wedding day, 1937/ with Helen's family at Gordon Bay cottage, 1941/ other photographs from the 1940s.1937, 1940-1949, 1941

(Photos P16-22)
624Photographs of Frye1959

(Photos P23-26)
625Photographs of Northrop and Helen Fryec1960

(Photos P27-29)
626Photographs of Frye receiving honorary degrees from the University of California at Irvine, 1969; Harvard University, 1972; the Université de Montréal, 1980; Eastern Michigan University, 1981, and Arizona State University, 1985.1969, 1972, 1980, 1981, 1985

(Photos P30-35)
627Photographs of Frye, including receiving Order of Canada with Roland Michener , 1972; receiving an honorary degree from the University of Toronto, 1977; miscellaneous photographs from 1970s.1970-1979, 1972, 1975-1976, 1977


(Photos P36-40)
628Photographs of Frye, including one with Kathleen Coburn; at Bar-Ilan University, 1982; essays in honour of Northrop Frye, 1983; at the Art Gallery of Ontario, 1985; at various conferences/presentations/congresses; with students from REL 320, 1988; 1980, 1980-1989, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1988

(Photos P41-58)
629Photograph of Frye congratulating Margaret Atwood on being awarded an honorary degree from the University of Toronto1983

(Photos P59-60)
6210Photographs of Frye receiving an honorary degree from the University of Bologna1989

(Photos P61-64)
6211Photograph of Frye taken by Brian Willer in the office of the Chief Librarian at the E.J. Pratt Library, Victoria University1990

(Photos 65-66)

(Photos P65-66)
1992, Box 4
42Photographs of [Kemp?] family, c1918, and of Frye, 1920s.1918, 1920-1929
43Photograph of Frye in Oxford1938

(Photos P67)
44Photograph of Frye1947

(Photos P68)
45Photographs of Northrop and Helen Frye1959

(Photos P69-71)
46Photographs of of Frye with literary critics [1960s]; attending the American Psychiatry Association conference, 1962; receiving honorary degrees from various North American universities, 1962-1969 1960-1969

(Photos P72-74, 77-83)
47Photographs receiving honorary degrees; lecturing at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1977; giving the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures at Harvard University, 1975; attending the Copernicus Conference, 1974; miscellaneous photos from the 1970s.1970-1979

(Photos P84-99, 101-113)
48Photographs of Frye by Lutz Dille taken at the time of the CBC production, "Journey without arrival"1976

(Photos P114-126)
49Photographs of Frye by Roy Kemp, 1975-76.1975-1976

(Photos 127-135)

(Photos P127-135)

Passport photographs of Northrop and Helen Frye, 1986; photographs of the bronze bust of Frye by Hanna Boos, 1983; of Frye at the ACUTE conference, 1980; at the presentation of the Festschrift, Centre and Labyrinth: Essays in Honour of Northrop Frye, 1983; at the book launch of The Great Code, 1983, and of No Uncertain Sounds, 1988; at the opening of Northrop Frye Hall, 1983; at the Rome Conference, 1987; receiving honorary degrees from the Université de Montréal, 1980; Eastern Michigan University, 1981; Columbia University, 1983; Arizona State University and Athabasca University, 1985, and from the University of Bologna, 1989; miscellaneous photographs from 1980s.

(Photos P136-138, 140-179)
411Photograph of Morley Callaghan and Alice Munro, 1988; miscellaneous photographs of personal friends.1988

(Photos P180)
1993, Box 2
27Photographs1937, 1959, 1990

Of Helen and Northrop Frye, ca 1937; graduation portrait of Northrop Frye; Atlantic Congress in London, 1959; Frye receiving an honorary degree from Bishop's University, 1990.

(Photos P1-10)
28Photographs of Northrop Frye by F. Roy Kemp, 1975-1976.1975-1976
1993, Box 5
57Photographs of Northrop Frye's parents and paternal grandparents.

(Photos P11-12)
58Photographs of Northrop Frye.

(Photos P13-17)
1993, Box 6
61Photographs of Vera and Howard Frye.
62Photographs of Howard Frye.
63Photographs of Vera Frye.
64Photographs of Herman Edward and Catherine Maud Frye.

(Photos P18-25)
65Photographs of the Frye family.
66Photographs of Northrop, Vera and Helen Frye.

(Photos P12, 26-31, 33-35)
67Northrop Frye's graduation photograph and class photographs.

(Photos P36-38)
68Photographs of Northrop and Helen Frye's wedding day.August 1937

(Photos P39-42)
69Photograph of a Blake plate sent by Geoffrey Keynes.1947
69Photograph of a tapestry.
610Class/committee photographs.c 1939-1950

(Photos P43-46)
1993, Box 7
71-7Photographs of Northrop Frye by F. Roy 1947, 1959, 1975

(Photos P47-72)

78Photographs of Northrop Frye by Lutz Dille.1974

(Photos P73-79)
79Photographs of Northrop Frye receiving the Royal Bank of Canada Award.1978

(Photos P80-91)
710Photographs of Northrop Frye by Roy Nicholls.1978

(Photos P92)
711Miscellaneous photographs of Northrop Frye, c 1977-1988, incl. Frye with Umberto Eco, Italy 1979.1977-1988, 1979

(Photos P93-99)