Literature/Art/Activities files

Title: Literature/Art/Activities files
Dates of Material:
13 cm of textual records
Scope and content

Series includes notes, articles, essays and talks by Helen Kemp Frye; and records relating to the Victoria Women’s Association.

Source of supplied title

Title based on contents of the series.

Finding aids

File list available (see below).

Box 3
33Essays (3) by Helen Kemp submitted for courses at Victoria College, 1930s1930s

Includes sketches and holograph note.

Box 4
49Copies of radio talks1937-1938
411Articles on decorating, sketches of room arrangements, outlines for radio talks, printed advertisements from The Studio (1937), and programme for a special lecture course at the Royal Ontario Museum1938-1939
Box 1
17Notes on art exhibitions at Victoria College. 1963

Includes a printed catalogue of a retrospective exhibition of the work of André Biéler held in Kingston in 1963.

18Typescript drafts of articles on home furnishing and decorating submitted to Canadian magazines and newspapers1941-1943

Includes correspondence with editors.

Box 4
43Notes on American arts and crafts.1937

Includes programme of the meeting of the American Association of Museums, 1934, and a reprint of an article on American decorative art from Fortune

44Essay on Holbein.
46Holograph notes on art. 1955-1958

Includes typescript programme outlines for study groups at the Art Gallery of Toronto; clipping from The Manchester Guardian about an exhibition of Canadian art at the Tate Gallery, 1938; two printed programmes from the Art Gallery of Toronto; and printed accession lists from the Gallery

49Notes relating to the Victoria Women’s Association. 1931-1965, 1959-1967

Includes lists of executive members, 1959–1967; invitations to join the Association; printed invitations to receptions and lectures, 1931–1965; miscellaneous notes on rules of debate and order; and correspondence about the Association’s Bursary Fund

Box 5
51Notes by S.H.F. Kemp on rifles.
52Holograph reminiscences of Tom Thomson by S.H.F. Kemp for Blodwen Davies.
53Notes on art and lectures notes from courses at the Courtauld Institute of Art.1934-1935

Includes printed examinations from the Courtauld, 1935, and notes of expenses incurred in London and on the continent.

Box 2
213Programme from piano recital given by Helen in 19291929
214Academic essays [193–?]
215Victoria Women’s Association Executive lists, newsletter and correspondence, 1957-1973
216Essay by S.H.F. Kemp for University College1906
217Notice of separation from employment at The Toronto Star Limited1946