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A slumber song.

Pen drawing featuring the lines of the poem titled, A Slumber Song as well as butterfly and 16 point compass rose motifs. The drawing also includes a monogram possibly made by combining the letters F, A, C, S and the date October 5, 1902.

The poem featured in the drawing was originally titled, Sleep Sweet and was written by Ellen M. Huntington Gates. The creator of this drawing changed the title and a few words in the lines of the original poem titled, Sleep Sweet by Ellen M. Huntington Gates.

Schantz Russell Family

A.R.H.

  • SCA328-GA372
  • Fonds
  • 2017

Fonds consists of four prints titled "A.R.H." by Olivia Carvalho. The prints feature a portrait and handwriting of Alice Riggs Hunt.

Carvalho, Olivia

Animals all (Physick 50).

File consists of one print of Animals All. The print is unique in that it is gold ink on a black background. Originally used for the tail piece "The Philosophy of Art."

Gill, Eric

Art prints.

22 coloured illustrations of flowers, animals, children, and sentimental scenes. Most of the prints are Chicago Tribune Art supplements.

Schantz Russell Family

Arthur Lismer drawing of Elizabeth S. Nutt.

  • SCA287-GA322
  • Fonds
  • [191-?]

Fonds consists of one charcoal drawing by Arthur Lismer of Elizabeth Styring Nutt of Halifax. Elizabeth was principal of the Victoria School of Art and Design in Halifax (later NSCAD) in the period immediately following Lismer's time there.

Lismer, Arthur

Artwork, Cartoons, Comics

Series consists of artwork, cartoons and comics created by John Herbert between 1964 and 1998. Many of the drawings illustrate story development and ideas for his plays as well as comics and advertisements. The series is divided into files and arranged chronologically.

Herbert, John

Artwork.

One mounted painting of a jack-in-the-pulpit flower, one watercolour landscape signed by D.E.W., and one reverse painting on glass of puppies.

Schantz Russell Family

Artwork.

One sketch of an owl by Dorothy Etta Russell (nee White) in pencil outline which has been filled in with crayons.

Schantz Russell Family

Artwork.

One small watercolour sketch and a drawing of a dog with puppies mounted on board and matted with construction paper and secured with brass brads.

Schantz Russell Family

Artwork.

One pen and ink sketch of a Chateau at Monte Bello, signed M. Krueger, 1928; one watercolour [of Mount Fuji?] signed HMR.

Company of Neighbours

Ascension (Physick 140).

File consists of one print of Ascension. Originally an illustration for "The Game" printed by St. Dominic's Press.

Gill, Eric

Babe on bough (Physick 874).

File consists of one print of Babe on bough. Numbered 19/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Constant Mistress.

Gill, Eric

Barrett Autograph Collection

  • SCA89-GA59
  • Fonds
  • 1716-1827, 1841

Collection contains prints of Canadian landscapes done by William Henry Bartlett in 1841 and portraits of prominent 17th and 18th century politicians from Europe and Canada. Also included are letters from English prime ministers dating around the 1700s. The collection is arranged in one series consisting of print engravings, a file of Bartlett prints, and a scrapbook containing letters.

Bartlett, W. H. (William Henry)

Bowlby, David Sovereign.

File consists of one portrait of David Sovereign Bowlby. The painting is oil on prepared canvas. A signature on the bottom left is hard to read, but may say [Ella] [Moss].

Bowlby Boyd Family

Bowlby, George Herbert.

File consists of one painted portrait of George Herbert Bowlby in his army uniform. The painting appears to be watercolour on ivorine, and the signature reads E.C. Blisley, 1917. Bowlby died in 1917 during First World War and this is possibly a commemorative portrait.

Bowlby Boyd Family

Brochures (file 2 of 2).

Contains one colour poster advertising Dare Foods Limited schoolhouse promotion. The promotion consisted of customers filling out ballots to win a free cardboard schoolhouse playhouse for children.

Dare Foods Limited

Busy Berlin map poster.

File consists of one reprint of the Busy Berlin map of 1912. The map was reprinted in 1989 at 69% of the original size by the Kitchener Public Library.

Kaufman Family

Cartoon sketches.

File contains 28 drawings (originals and photocopies) of draft cartoon drawings, unfinished drawings, and sketches. They also include notes regarding story development ideas. Includes a photocopy of a three page manuscript letter to the editor of Now Weekly. Includes author's note on the envelope: "Box E: John Herbert archives , Porter Library, University of Waterloo. Enclosed: cartoons. E16: a variety of complete and incomplete cartoons and comic strips by John Herbert (under one or another of his 'noms de plume' as cartoonist) - plus some preliminary sketches and notes in planning the cartoons. Names (noms de plume) Nemesis, Hellican, Jan, R.U. Horny, Jacki Brun, No. of items: 31 pages - Dates: 1989 to 1994."

Herbert, John

Charcoal drawing of the old mill.

  • SCA314-GA350
  • Fonds
  • [19--]

Fonds consists of one charcoal drawing of a George Barrie print titled "The Old Mill." There is no signature on the drawing. Also includes a print of The Old Mill.

Child drawings.

File consists of one leaf of paper with drawings by a child on it. Possibly by Julian or Dana Porter Jr.

Porter, Dana Harris

Christ seated (Physick 918).

File consists of one print of Christ Seated. Numbered 14 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for Quia Amore Langueo, printed by Hague and Gill.

Gill, Eric

Christchild (Physick 597).

File consists of one print of Christchild, showing a young Jesus holding boughs of leaves. Numbered USA 3/5 and signed by Gill. Used as an illustration in the Golden Cockerel edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

Gill, Eric

Churchill, Winston : print.

One reproduction print of a charcoal portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, by Tom Hall, specially commissioned by Rolland Paper Company Limited, and its coated papers division: Canada Glazed Papers Limited.

Bolender Ball Family

Chute, Desmond : Catharina Sponsa.

File consists of one print probably by Desmond Chute. Print shows a woman with a halo and head dress holding a sprig of plants. Lettering reads "Catharina Sponsa XTI."

Gill, Eric

Chute, Desmond : engraving

File consists of one engraving by Desmond Macready Chute (1895–1962). Engraving shows the Madonna with child. Recto note reads "Engraving by Desmond Chute see Songs to our Lady SDP 33."

Gill, Eric

Dance programme.

File consists of one dance programme in the format of a large painting listing the dances, and featuring an illustration of a student using a transit to look at a flying diploma while his military instructor urges him on. Painting is unsigned but is attributed to W.H.E. Schmalz.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

David Hill : sketchbooks.

  • SCA184-GA159
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1983

Sketchbooks and loose sketches by David Hill, American artist. Includes also material relating to his death and estate, primarily correspondence to Joe Plaskett. Includes correspondence to David Hill by Virgil Burnett.

Hill, David

David Pepler.

File consists of one drawing of David Pepler. Titled, dated and signed by Gill.

Gill, Eric

Divine lovers (Physick 915).

File consists of one print of Divine Lovers. Numbered 14/25 and signed by Gill. Originally the frontispiece from Morals and Marriage.

Gill, Eric

Drawing : cartoons and sketches.

File consists of various small drawings of cartoons and sketches on three sheets of paper. Includes cartoons copied from famous works (including Mutt and Jeff), original cartoons, and sketches.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Drawing : house.

File consists of one drawing of a house in the daytime. The house has been coloured in with watercolours. Although unsigned, it is likely by W.H.E. Schmalz.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Drawing : sketches of borders and ceiling roses.

File consists of a sheet of paper with sketches of borders, corner designs, cornices and ceiling roses. Some are pencil, and some are coloured with watercolour. Sheet is double sided. Although unsigned, it is attributed to W.H.E. Schmalz.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Ecce tu pulchra es (Physick 614).

File consists of one print of Ecce Tu Pulchra Es, showing three women. Part of the print is in blue. Numbered 1/10 and signed by Gill. Originally intended to be used for the Cranach Press edition of Canticum, Canticorum.

Gill, Eric

Elizabeth Rivers prints.

  • SCA306-GA342
  • Fonds
  • [194-?]

File consists of nineteen woodcut prints by Elizabeth Rivers. Some of the prints are signed and numbered and include captions.

Rivers, Elizabeth

Ephemera : drawings.

Twenty drawings and sketches by Orpheus Moyer Schantz. Included are portraits, studies of animals, technical drawings for a boat, one ink drawing of the back of a woman in a gown, two drawings after C.D. Gibson- "When Doctors Disagree" and "Mr. Pipp just after dinner steps our for a few moments with a change acquaintance. He returns at 2 A.M.", and two with leaf varieties and poetry. Smaller drawings were originally found in an old men's silk handkerchief box with other ephemera.

Schantz Russell Family

Ephemera : etchings.

File consists of two etchings accumulated by Florence Grace Clement. One is a plate taken from a book with identifying notes showing Louisa Elizabeth, Baroness Durham engraved by Thomson from a painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1831. The other is an advertisement for an exhibit of oil and watercolour drawings and modern etchings at the City of London Fine Art Gallery by H. Gillard Glindoni from 1882.

Clement, Florence Grace

Exhibit clippings

Series contains clippings documenting memorial exhibits for Homer Watson and articles reviewing his life. There are two scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings between 1936 and 1947. One scrapbook contains mostly newspaper memorabilia and exhibition advertisements, while the other contains clippings focused mainly on announcing exhibits throughout Ontario along with press and editorial comments. There are also files of clippings that discuss the closure of Watson’s art gallery and studio in 1947. One of the clippings is a print, from a magazine, depicting Homer Watson.

Father O'Connor.

File consists of one drawing of Father O'Connor. Verso identifies him as "Father O'Connor (the very reverend mgr. John O'Connor). Also includes a photocopy of the drawing.

Gill, Eric

Flower bouquet print.

A print of a purple bouquet of flowers. The print has been included with the photographs as it was laid into the front pages of album 3.

Originally laid into page 1 of album 3.

Schantz Russell Family

George Baxter prints of Sir Robert Peel and Lord Nelson.

  • SCA307-GA343
  • Fonds
  • 1853

Fonds consists of prints of Sir Robert Peel and Lord Nelson. They are printed by George Baxter as an oil colour picture print, the first commercially viable colour printing.

Baxter, George

Hamlet (Physick 838).

File consists of one print of Hamlet, the cover page for the Hague and Gill edition of Hamlet. Numbered 12/25 and signed by Gill.

Gill, Eric

Helen Edmonds sketchbook

  • SCA183-GA158
  • Fonds
  • July 1991

Sketchbook belonging to Helen Edmonds, dated July 1991, containing sketches in the style of Virgil Burnett. Most sketches are drawn with brown ink and feature people, landscapes, buildings, and sculptures. The sketchbook also includes watercolour sketches accompanied by notes and quotations.

Edmonds, Helen

Jane Urquhart fonds.

The fonds consists of a single diary kept by Jane Urquhart from 1974 to 1981, before she began her writing career, and documents primarily several trips to Europe taken with Tony Urquhart. This diary served as a sketchbook, journal and trip diary, and contains drawings and sketches, photographs, ephemera, plant material, etc. Its 258 pages contain 71 sketches, drawings and watercolours including 27 by Tony Urquhart, 32 by Jane Urquhart, 2 by Michael Ondaatje and 10 by other artists.

Urquhart, Jane

Kaufman Lofts poster.

File consists of one poster advertising the Kaufman Lofts. The poster is double sided with two different advertisements.

Kaufman Family

Kimmel, Husband E.

File consists of eleven items of correspondence from Admiral Husband E. Kimmel and one photograph of a painted portrait of Kimmel. The letters are dated: November 11, 1960 (handwritten, 4 leaves); November 30, 1960 (handwritten, 1 leaf); February 14, 1961 (handwritten 1 leaf); August 2, 1961 (handwritten, 1 leaf); August 20, 1961 (handwritten, 2 leaves); September 1, 1961 (handwritten, 1 leaf); November 3, 1961 (handwritten, 5 leaves); January 21, 1962 (handwritten, 1 leaf); May 22, 1962 (handwritten, 1 leaf plus envelope); June 25, 1962 (typed, 1 leaf - note that this letter is addressed to the publishers Harper & Row who published "The Puzzle of Pearl Harbor");
*June 25, 1962 (handwritten, 1 leaf).

The letters discuss the events surrounding the attack on Pearl Harbor, the publication of books on the history of WWII, an interview with Kimmel, possible resources to consult and the publication of "The Puzzle of Pearl Harbor."

Burtness, Paul S.

Laocoon (Physick 854).

File consists of one print of Laocoon. Numbered 12/15 and signed by Gill. Originally designed for the jacket of XX Century Library.

Gill, Eric

Marionette (Physick 872).

File consists of one print of Marionette. Numbered 15/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Constant Mistress.

Gill, Eric

Memorial exhibit typescripts and pamphlets

Series contains leaflets relating to Homer Watson’s life and memorial exhibits. Leaflets contain information about memorial exhibits such as one held by the Waterloo Trust and Savings Company building in Kitchener. One of the leaflets also contains a photocopied sketch of a graveyard scene. The series also contains a typescript biography of Watson written by his friend, Ross Hamilton. Another typescript covers a speech by Watson to shareholders of the Waterloo County Grand River Park. The speech calls for the conservation of a woodland area called Cressman Bush.

Typescripts
14. Address by H. Watson “Conservation of Cressman Bush for Waterloo County”
15. Homer Watson Paintings
16. Expense Account of Ross Hamilton in Connection with H. Watson Estate Feb. 4-10

Pamphlets
17. Homer Watson, Artist - A Tribute
18. Biography of Homer Watson by Ross Hamilton
19. Catalogue Memorial Exhibition of Original Paintings by Homer Watson, R.C.A., L.L.D. 1947

Minnie.

File consists of one pencil drawing highlighted with watercolours by Gill. The drawing shows a woman's head and is titled "Minnie." Unique in style for Gill, the drawing is a Whisterlian OHO!.

Gill, Eric

Moneychangers (Physick 983).

File consists of one print of Moneychangers. Numbered 13/15 and signed by Gill. Originally illustration for The English Bible-Selected.

Gill, Eric

My love among the lilies (Physick 327).

File consists of one print of My Love Among the Lilies showing a man sitting in a garden with a goblet in one hand and a ball in the other which was used in the Golden Cockerel Press edition of Song of Songs. The print is numbered as edition 8/12 and is signed by Gill.

Gill, Eric

My symphony.

Pen drawing featuring the lines of the poem titled, My Symphony by William Ellery Channing as well as flower and butterfly motifs. The creator of this drawing changed the order of some of the lines in the original poem titled, My Symphony by William Ellery Channing.

Schantz Russell Family

Naphill jubilee card (Physick 888).

File consists of two prints of Naphill Jubilee Card. Lettered "to his majesty King George from his loyal subjects of Naphill Buckinghamshire thankful greetings."

Gill, Eric

Painting of Dana Porter Library.

  • SCA336-GA381
  • Fonds
  • 1975

Fonds consists of one painting by Peter Etril Snyder of the Dana Porter Library. The work was commissioned in 1975 for the home of the then President of the University, Burt Matthews.

Snyder, Peter Etril

Pencil drawing of a female nude.

File consists of one drawing of an unidentified femal nude. The drawing has been squared, possibly indicating it was to be made into a sculpture. Verso of drawing appears to be a list of books. Also includes photocopy and original sale notice.

Gill, Eric

Plate No. I.

File consists of one hand drawn printing plate titled Plate No. I. The plate shows upper case and lower letters as well as numbers in various fonts and sizes. Plate is signed by W.H.E. Schmalz and is dated at R.M. College, Kingston, January 31, 1910. The plate has been given a grade of 75.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Plate No. II.

File consists of one hand drawn printing plate titled Plate No. II. The plate shows upper case and lower letters as well as numbers in various fonts and sizes. Plate is signed by W.H.E. Schmalz and is dated at R.M. College, Kingston, March 14, 1910. The plate has been given a grade of 95.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Porter, Dana : caricature.

File consists of one reproduction of a caricature of Dana Porter by Henry H. Bull. Bull was the Crown Attorney for Metropolitan Toronto and the County of York and drew many caricatures of colleagues. The reproduction print is mounted using Durograf technology, a type of screen printing where the image is applied to a spunbonded polyester fibre. The image has been mounted on a piece of acrylic, with a biography of Henry Bull on the back.

Porter, Dana Harris

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