Records relating to Charles Comfort

Title: Records relating to Charles Comfort
Dates of Material:
9 cm of textual records
6 audio cassettes
Scope and content

Series consists of Margaret Gray's research material for her book on Charles Comfort and includes drafts of manuscripts, correspondence, notes, audio cassettes of her interviews with Comfort and typed transcripts of those interviews.

Source of supplied title

Title based on contents of the series.

2018.10, Box 1
11Charles Comfort manuscriptca. 1975


12Interview transcriptions1975

Transcripts of interviews on cassette tapes 1-5. Includes typed answers to 50 questions.

13Typed text with notesca. 1975


14Typed textca. 1975

Multiple copies of typescript of book.

15Handwritten notesca. 1975


16Material related to paintings1967, 1972-1975

Includes exhibition programs, news articles, handwritten notes, miscellaneous letters about Comfort and his paintings, a timeline of Comfort's history, and a photograph of Scott House, Comfort's home and originally the home of Philemon Wright.


Includes correspondence to and from Charles Comfort, his wife Louise [Mrs. Charles Comfort], Mrs. Roland (Nora) Michener [wife of Governor General Roland Michener and friend of Comfort who owned many of his paintings], Gage Publishing and Alice Armstrong at the National Gallery of Canada.

18Early drafts of manuscriptca. 1975


19"The Moro River and Other Observations"1970

A book of Charles Comfort's poetry given to Margaret Gray by Comfort, with an inscription to Gray on the first page. Published 1970, inscribed 1975.

2018.10, Box 4
4Interview with Charles Comfort1975

6 audio cassettes.