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Betty Forbes's wedding planner.

A wedding planner notebook containing correspondence, sketches, advertisements, and notes pertaining to Betty Forbes's wedding ceremony with Bill Land on May 29, 1954 in Hespeler, Ontario.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's scrapbook.

A scrapbook containing press clippings, cards, postcards, telegrams, tickets, programs, report cards, certificates, a diploma, invitations, correspondence including notes of congratulations to Betty Forbes on her engagement to Bill Land, the birth certificates of Millicent Lyall Forbes and Betty Forbes, and other textual material. Also includes three watercolour paintings by Willie Winklemann and photographs of the Forbes family featuring Peg Forbes and Joe Wilson's wedding and other family events.

Forbes, Betty

Forbes family letters.

Letters exchanged between George Alexander Forbes, Millicent Lyall Forbes, Betty Land, Peg Wilson, Ross Wilson, Pamela Wilson, Janet Land, Jennifer Land, and Thomas Land. Correspondence also contains press clippings, drawings, and greeting cards.

Forbes, Betty

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alex Forbes. Also includes drawings as well as letters to the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus written by Betty Forbes and Peg Forbes.

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

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

The girl he left behind him.

Pen drawing by Orpheus Moyer Schantz titled, The Girl He Left Behind Him. The drawing features a woman sitting in a field with ships visible in the distance. Artist's note underneath signature confirms this drawing was modeled after the works of Charles Dana Gibson.

Schantz Russell Family

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

Collages.

File consists of ten collage artworks created by Virgil Burnett. Each artwork is a large piece of construction paper with words cut out from newspapers pasted on to form poems. Some have illustrations as well.

Burnett, Virgil

Prints.

File consists of twenty three prints by Virgil Burnett. The prints are of five different images by Burnett.

Burnett, Virgil

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

William Morton fonds

  • SCA90-GA60
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1851

Manuscript poem entitled, "On Parting from My Sister and Her Children." Also included are two pencil drawings, one of which depicts a church and graveyard scene in a village located three miles from Dublin. The poem and drawings have been bound into a book. In the front cover of the book is a newspaper clipping of an obituary for Isabella Jane and Caroline Olivia Clare.

Morton, William

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

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

Unattributed sketchbook.

One undated, unattributed sketchbook, containing pencil and pen and ink sketches, possibly by both David Hill and Joe Plaskett.

Hill, David

Sketches.

One folder of loose pen and ink sketches by David Hill. Includes two clippings dated 1952.

Hill, David

Sketches.

One folder of loose pencil and pen and ink sketches by David Hill.

Hill, David

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

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

Sketch of Leonard M. Davis.

File consists of a sketch (self-portrait) of artist Leonard M. Davis presented to Catherine Taylor in appreciation for her services in the US and overseas.

Taylor, Catherine

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)

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

Sketchbook, August-October, 1985 : front cover removed.

One sketchbook (89 pages). Includes sketches and ms. notes regarding landscape in Orleans and Cape Cod, ms. notes and sketches regarding Kandinsky, a "list of stuff to paint/sketch", landscape sketches, design sketches, sketches of cars and other objects, and notes relating to an automobile accident.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1985-1986 : Nov. 1985-Aug. 1986.

One sketchbook (65 pages). Includes ms. notes, geometric designs and sketches (some with coloured pen), Christmas card designs with a watercolour sketch version, landscape sketches, and perspective calculations.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1985 : September, 1985.

One sketchbook (61 pages). Includes ms. notes, a time-line relating to an automobile accident and phone conversations with the CAA, sketches of Cape Cod landscapes, ships, boats, harbours, birds, geometric shapes, figures, perspective calculations, and lists of watercolour paint names.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1982-1983 : Cape Cod, arm chair.

One sketchbook (55 pages). Includes ms. notes, sketches of landscapes, notes and calculations relating to perspective, sketches of boats, harbours, plans for paintings, plans for linocut prints, and geometric designs.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, September-October, 1983 : Cape Cod.

Contents: contains 1 sketchbook (19 pages). Includes ms. notes, painting plans, landscape sketches of Scotish locations (Flowerdale, Ross Shire, Kimloch, Iona), one set of landscape sketches of Wellfleet, Cape Cod, geometric designs, and calculations.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1978 : Alaska, armchair.

One sketchbook (58 pages). Includes ms. notes, seascape sketches, boats and harbours, landscapes, sketches of mountains, a watercolour sketch, and geometric designs.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1976-1977 : [untitled].

One sketchbook (39 pages). Includes ms. notes, landscape sketches of Wellfleet, Cape Cod, painting plans, sketches of boats and harbours, calculations, and geometric designs.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1977 : Cape Cod.

One sketchbook (7 pages). Includes sketches of boats and harbours, still life studies, cars, figures, and painting plans.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1975 : Scotland, studio, Cape Cod.

One sketchbook (17 pages). Includes ms. notes, landscape and cityscape sketches of Eaglesham, Dunure, Perthshire, Dunlop, and Prestwick, figures, still life studies, painting plans, calculations and equations.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1973 : Cape Cod.

One sketchbook (45 pages). Includes ms. notes, landscapes, plans for paintings, harbours and boats, geometric designs, cars, figures, interior scenes, studies in perspective, and still life studies.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1973 : Maine, Cape Cod.

One sketchbook (25 pages). Includes ms. notes, equations, sketches of boats and harbours, seascapes, landscapes, plans for paintings, still life studies, figures, and landscapes in watercolour.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1971 : miscellaneous scribbles.

One sketchbook (16 pages). Includes ms. notes, still life studies, sketches of boats, painting plans, landscape sketches, geometric designs, equations, a watercolour sketch of boats, and a sketch of the Courthouse Theatre in Niagara on the Lake.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1968 : Cape Cod.

One sketchbook (21 pages). Includes ms. notes, landscape sketches of Provincetown and Wellfleet, sketches of harbours and boats, figures, cityscapes, still life studies, geometric designs, and painting plans.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1968 : Wellfleet.

One sketchbook (17 pages). Includes sketches of landscapes, cityscapes, marinas, flowers, boats, geometric studies, birds, and still life studies.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1967 : Skye, Scotland.

One sketchbook (17 pages). Includes landscape sketches of the Western Isles, Broadford, Isle of Skye, Loch Lomond, the Highland Ferry, and Iona, as well as sketches of flowers, ships, boats, birds, and cars.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1967 : London, Lugano.

One sketchbook (9 pages). Includes landscapes and cityscapes of London and Lugano: Hyde Park, the Marble Arch, Great Cumberland Crescent, an outdoor scene in Lugano, still life studies, flowers, and figures.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1961 : [untitled].

One sketchbook, ten pages. Includes landscape sketches of Egol (Isle of Skye), other landscape sketches, and a transcript of a tombstone.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 196- : misc. trees.

One sketchbook, ten pages. Includes landscape sketches of Preston Springs, studies of trees and figures, and sketches of a cottage.

Odd, Herbert

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

Prints collection.

  • Fonds
  • 1564-1963

Collection of print works from the 16th to 20th centuries covering a variety of formats and topics.

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.

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.

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