Records relating to art and artists

Title: Records relating to art and artists
Dates of Material:
23 cm of textual records
18 photographs
Scope and content

Series consists of records relating to art and artists, 1928–1994. Includes correspondence with the Art Gallery of Ontario, records relating to various gallery purchases and loans, an inventory of the artwork owned by MRJ, ephemera relating to art, and other records relating to art, 1928–1992. Also includes ephemera relating to artists such as Charles Comfort, Will Oglivie, and the Group of Seven, as well as a 'Cottage Log' which includes photographs, sketches, and the signatures and comments made by the artists who visited her Georgian Bay cottage, and other records relating to artists, 1949–1994. Includes original poetry by Ken MacLean as well as copies of his writings and essays, 1938-1982; and records relating to memorial statues commissioned by Harry Jackman and the Jackman Foundation, 1977–1985.

Related groups of records

See also Series 1 and Series 2

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2311Art Gallery of Ontario ephemera (formerly Art Gallery of Toronto) 1951, 1959, 1965, 1989
2312Art Gallery of Ontario correspondence, purchases, and loans 1948, 1952-1955, 1960, 1964-1967, 1971, 1974-1978, 1982-1989, 1992
2313Ephemera (general arts topics) 1928, 1955, 1983-1986, 1992, n.d.
2314Ephemera (rare books) 1969, 1991, n.d.
2315International Association of Art Critics 1948, 1951, n.d.
2316Lieutenant-Govenor's Suite (Ontario Heritage Foundation) 1977-1980
2317Paintings, medals, and antiques inventory and insurance 1980
2318Purchases and loans 1939-1975
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241Purchases and loans 1976-1992
242Ephemera (artists) 1953-1954, 1961, 1973, 1980, 1986, 1988, 1991-1992, n.d.
243Cezanne 1966, 1978, n.d.
244Charles Comfort 1967, 1973, 1994, n.d.
245Grace Morey McKenzie ephemera and letter 1986-1987
246Group of Seven ephemera and correspondence re Group of Seven 1970, 1974, 1984, n.d.
247Picasso 1980, 1985
248Will Oglivie ephemera and handmade cards1959, 1964, 1966, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1985-1986
249Cottage log (guestbook)1949-1960s

Includes photographs and other 'scrapbook' items

2410Ken MacLean's poetry 1975, 1978-1980, 1982
2411Ken MacLean's writings and essays 1938, 1942, 1949, 1959, n.d.
24121 audiocassette 1984
2412Air Force Memorial Statue1978-1982, 1984, 1985, 1987
2412.P1 Artist with statue ca. 1979

Photograph : b&w


2412.P2 Front view of statue ca. 1979

Photograph b&w (Mike Salter) 


2412.P3 Variation of statue with arms out 1978

Photograph b&w 

2412.P4 Statue ca. 1979

Photograph b&w 


2412.P5 Artist with statue ca. 1979

Photograph col. 

2412.P6 Statue from below ca. 1979

Photograph col. 


2413Bickerstaff Memorial (Canterbury)1981
2413.P7Memorial sculpture 1981

Photograph b&w 


2414Churchill Statue1977, 1985
2414.P8 Christensen in front of statue1977

Photograph : b&w (Globe and Mail)

2414.P9–17Unveiling of statue 1977

Photographs : col. 


2414.P18 Dobson in front of statue ca. 1977

Photograph b&w (Globe and Mail)