File 7 - Gallery House Sol: correspondence, press clippings and related material.

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Gallery House Sol: correspondence, press clippings and related material.

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  • March 21, 1945-December 21, 1964, predominant 1959-1963 (Authorship)
    Sommer family

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 11 cm

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Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters discussing Gallery House Sol, an art gallery opened by Ulrich Sommer on Saturday, July 21, 1962. The gallery was located inside Ulrich Sommer’s home at 45 Charles Street in Georgetown, Ontario. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, press clippings, children’s drawings, a matinee program and a photograph possibly of Elisabeth Höpken reading on a ship in 1961.

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Donated in 2017.


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  • English
  • German

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A small selection of correspondence in this file was translated by Lori Heffner Straus in 2018.

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Described by NM in 2018.
Revised by NM in 2021.

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  • English

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