Área de identificação
Código de referência
- 1920-1950 (Creation)
Nível de descrição
Dimensão e suporte
47 cm of textual records and graphic material Researchers must be accompanied by a staff member when using the scrapbook due to its fragile condition.
Área de contextualização
Nome do produtor
Helen Sanderson Sewell (1905-2001) was a Toronto artist and teacher. She attended the Ontario College of Art, graduating in 1928 with the Governor General’s Gold Medal. After graduation, she taught for six years with Arthur Lismer at the Art Gallery of Ontario and in Barrie, London, and her Toronto studio. She traveled to northern Ontario to paint with members of the Group of Seven. In 1934 she married William Sewell and interrupted her career to raise four children, including former Toronto mayor John Sewell. She resumed painting when her children were in high school, specializing in portraiture, and was active in the Toronto Heliconian Club.
História do arquivo
Fonds was acquired from the Sewell family July 11, 2002.
Área de conteúdo e estrutura
Âmbito e conteúdo
The fonds includes correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, drawings, poems, notes and memorabilia relating to Helen Sanderson’s student days at the Ontario College of Art and subsequent teaching career. Many of these were pasted into a scrapbook, entitled ‘Art School Days’, forming a distinctive memoir of student life in the 1920’s and 1930’s. The fonds is arranged in a single series.
Avaliação, selecção e eliminação
No further accruals are expected.
Sistema de arranjo
Área de condições de acesso e uso
Condições de acesso
Condiçoes de reprodução
Copyright has been transferred to the Art Gallery of Ontario. Copyright belonging to other parties, such as that of photographs, may still rest with the creator of these items. It is the researcher’s responsibility to obtain permission to publish any part of the fonds.
Idioma do material
Script do material
Notas ao idioma e script
Características físicas e requisitos técnicos
Instrumentos de descrição
A detailed inventory is available for this fonds.