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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

Kaufman Lofts poster.

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

Kaufman Family

The club on Bay Street. Frank, no. 112, April 2, 1992: 22.

File contains the April 2, 1992 issue of the magazine "Frank". There is a comic created by John Herbert published in the magazine on page 22. Includes author's note on the envelope: "Box C - C6: FRANK Magazine: A comic strip by J.H. aka 'Nemesis', page 22 - 'The Club on Bay Street'. Note: John Herbert used the nom de plume 'Nemesis', as a cartoonist for Onion, the Toronto Paper on the Arts, from 1975 to 1982. (See collection of Onion issues in J.H. archives, the Porter Library, University of Waterloo)."

Herbert, John

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

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

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, 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, 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, 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, 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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

The sideshow, or, The ten-in-one tent.

File contains 6 pen and ink drawings created by John Herbert in 1973 regarding his comic "The Slideshow". The drawings have captions written on them. Includes author's note on the envelope: "Box D: John Herbert archives. D15: original drawings, 1973. The Sideshow (a comic book). The enclosed 6 pages were John Herbert's beginning of a comic-book project (under the name 'Jack Past') based on his memories of working with a carnival burlesque show (Model Shows' 'Paris After Midnight') in 1953, travelling through Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia (over a 6 months period)."

Herbert, John

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 : Wellfleet.

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

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, 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, 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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The leisure state (Physick 850).

File consists of one print of The Leisure State, showing a woman listening to a grammaphone with the words Techne (translation: “art, craft”) and Poiesis (translation: “creation, poetry”). Numbered 18/18 and signed by Gill. Originally for Unemployment, by Gill.

Gill, Eric

The history of King Henry VIII (Physick 925).

File consists of one print of the frontispiece for Henry the Eighth. Signed by Gill with a note reading "for Shakespear's Henry VIII pub by New York Limited Edition Club, 1937. Also includes the back of the original mat.

Gill, Eric

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

Proofs from the Aldine Bible.

File consists of seven proofs of the prints created by Eric Gill for the Aldine Bible. Note that there is one blank page, but it is unclear if it is intentionally blank or if a print has been removed.

Gill, Eric

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.

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

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

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