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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

Andrew Telegdi by Eugène Bellemare.

An original caricature of Andrew Telegdi by Eugène Bellemare. The caricature was drawn in pen and pencil on paper and is signed by the artist. The caricature was published on page one hundred and sixteen of Bellemare’s book titled, Caricatures. Photocopies of this caricature are included in this file. Also includes two copies of a second caricature of Andrew Telegdi by Eugène Bellemare. This caricature does not contain any signatures or inscriptions and is likely a photocopied reproduction. It is possible that this caricature appeared in Bellemare’s book titled, Meet Your MPs, 1993-1997. In addition, the file contains an invoice issued to Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament likely for the purchase of the caricature(s) at the cost of $50.00 from “Caricatures in Trust,” House of Commons.

Telegdi, Andrew

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


  • SCA328-GA372
  • Collection
  • 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

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
  • Collection
  • [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


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


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


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

Schantz Russell Family


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

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

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
  • Collection
  • 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)

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

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


Materials related to biographical sketches written by James Downey. Contains writings about different people, tributes and essays by Downey, materials accumulated by Downey to support his research (such as news stories and photocopies of photographs), and related correspondence.
Titles of speeches and articles are:

  • "A toast to Tom" (May 14, 2003),
  • "Foreword" to Otto Tucker That nothing be lost (2003),
  • "Mary Louise Lynch: lawyer; adviser & confidante of Lord Beaverbrook,"
  • "Protectorate to Province: Newfoundland, 1934-1957,"
  • "Ernest Fletcher Downey" (July 14, 2006),
  • "Jemima Anne (Andrews) Downey" (May 13, 2000),
  • "Dorothy (Downey) Elder" (January 31, 2000),
  • "Margaret (Downey) Richards, on the 50th anniversary of her marriage,"
  • "Lorne Parott" (July 9, 2000) and related correspondence,
  • "Roland Hawkins" (April 11, 2000) and related correspondence,
  • "Arthur S. Butt" (August 11, 2001),
  • "Memories are made of this & that: recollections of life on Long's Hill, 1955-1956,"
  • "Cott Fillier: a quick sketch" (September 16, 2005),
  • "Dunville" (January 11, 2000),
  • "George Story" (December 29, 1999)
  • "Paul West" (January 6, 2000),
  • "Eric Richards (1924-2004)" (August 4, 1999),
  • "John Hutchinson",
  • "Donald Soper" (January 2000),
  • "A tribute to Chester Campbell" (March 1995),
  • "A tribute to Eric Garland" (February 1997),
  • "A toast to Harrison McCain" (January 17, 1998),
  • "A toast to James F. O'Sullivan" (April 23, 1999),
  • "Bob Burridge: a tribute (sort of)" (April 12, 1991),
  • "For Colin B. Mckay" (March 30, 1999),
  • "Beaverbrook's choice: the appointment of Colin B. Mackay as President of UNB" (February 18, 2003),
  • "Tom Condon" (May 14, 2003),
  • "Mary Ives (Anglin) Mackay,"
  • "The Beaverbrook Beneficence" (January 1992),
  • "Frank McKenna" (April 13, 2006),
  • "Ted Williams" (July 11, 2002),
  • "The brothers Kennedy at UNB. Introduction,"
  • "Notes for remarks about Les Harris at AAU Dinner" (March 22, 1990),
  • "Opening of Pratt exhibition" (September 16, 1993),
  • "Senator J. Trevor Eyton" (January 19, 1994),
  • "Michael Higgins" (May 9, 1994),
  • "Introduction for peter Gzowski" (February 16, 1995),
  • "Alex Colville" (November 10, 1995),
  • "Remarks for the opening of an exhibition of the sculpture of Judith Schwartz" (January 14, 1998),
  • "Installation of Bonnie Patterson: Luncheon talk" (October 2, 1998),
  • "Introduction for David Johnston" (May 19, 1999),
  • "Brian Hendley" (June 2, 1999),
  • "Peter Harvey Sims to be Doctor of Laws" (June 15, 1999)
  • "For Jim Kalbfleisch" (December 10, 2000),
  • "For Susan Shantz" (April 24, 2000),
  • "For Ian Lithgow, friend and colleague" (October 19, 2000),
  • "Paul Mitchell" (April 3, 2001),
  • "Arnold Naimark" (August 1998),
  • "Anastasios Christodoulou: the very model of a Secretary General" (August 2002),
  • "Introduction for Michael Ignatieff" (January 24, 2001),
  • "For Paul Davenport, Officer of the Order of Canada" (October 28, 2002),
  • "Conclusion to slide/video tribute to Valentine O'Donovan" (October 29, 2002),
  • "J. Robert S. Prichard to be Doctor of Laws" (May 18, 2002),
  • "For Lyle Hallman: a funeral tribute" (October 31, 2003),
  • "Russel Legge: a funeral tribute" (March 28, 2004),
  • "Welcome to the groom & toast to the bride" (May 2005),
  • "For Bill Klassen" (April 23, 2006),
  • "Words for Robin" (March 24, 2013),
  • "For Mary Bales,"
  • "For Doris Nicholson" (August 21, 2015),
  • "A funeral tribute for Jim Kalbfleisch" (April 30, 2017).

Also includes one drawing by Gerard Brender à Brandis titled “Winterton, Newfoundland” and photocopies of photographs.

Downey, James

Birthday card.

Handmade birthday card from Orpheus Moyer Schantz to Sophie Schantz. The card has scherenschnitte edges and features calligraphy, drawings of small animals, birds and plants. It reads: "May Happy Returns. Sophie E. Schantz. May 4-'89"

Schantz Russell Family

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
  • Collection
  • [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.

Chatterton composing the Rowleian manuscrips.

File consists of one print showing Chatterton in his room composing the Rowleian manuscripts.
Caption reads "Bristol: published 1st September, 1846, by C. Mitchell, 37 College Green. To the right worshipful John Haberfield, esq. third time mayor of Bristol. This engraving of Chatterton composing the Rowleian manuscripts. in the lumber room of his mother's house, Colston's Parade, the Church of St. Mary's, Redcliffe, which contains the celebrated Muniment Room, being seen through the window is respectfully dedicated, by his obligated servant, the publisher."

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


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

Construction paper tie.

A tie made from red construction paper made by an unknown individual. Words describing Andrew Telegdi are written on the tie.

Telegdi, Andrew

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 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

Dogwood drawing.

A black ink drawing of a dogwood flower and an unidentified building done by Orpheus Moyer Schantz September 1st and 2nd, 1895.

Schantz Russell Family

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
  • Collection
  • [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

Etchings collection.

  • SCA285-GA320
  • Collection
  • 1564-1963

Collection of etchings 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.

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

FAUW Forum.

Administrative records related to The Forum including an email about the frequency of the publication, receipts for reproduction work related to the publication and portrait sketches by Anu Banerji of various individuals including George Atkinson, Michael Bird and John Wilson. Original and copy versions of the sketches are included in file.

Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo

FAUW Forum.

Administrative records related to The Forum inlcuding correspondence, receipts for reproduction and an original portrait sketch portrait of David Johnston by Anu Banerji and a clipping portrait of Fred McCourt.

Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo

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

George Baxter prints of Sir Robert Peel and Lord Nelson.

  • SCA307-GA343
  • Collection
  • 1853

Collection consists of two 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.

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
  • Collection
  • 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

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.

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.

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

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


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

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