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Florence Vale fonds

  • CA ON00012 SC110
  • Fonds
  • 1909-2006

Fonds consists of records relating to the life and work of Florence Vale. Textual materials include correspondence, records of exhibitions, and documentation of her artwork. Visual materials include photographic documentation of the artist, her family, friends, and her work; drawings, etchings, rugs, and box construction art pieces and dolls. Also includes are media materials in the form of audio reels and a videocassette.
Contains series:

  1. Documentation of Artwork
  2. Publicity Materials
  3. Correspondence
  4. Photographs
  5. Drawings and Etchings
  6. Poems by Florence Vale and Others
  7. Artist’s bookworks
  8. Audio reels of the singing and poetry readings of Florence Vale
  9. Video Documentary on Florence Vale
  10. Dolls and Box Constructions
  11. Rugs

Vale, Florence

Shieky Brownstone – Jack Chambers collection

  • CA ON00012 SC116
  • Collection
  • 1977

Collection consists of photographs of Jack and Olga Chambers by Shieky Brownstone. Collection has been arranged in a single series.

Brownstone, S. (Shieky)

J.A. Wainwright – Robert Markle collection

  • CA ON00012 SC118
  • Collection
  • 2003-2007

Collection consists of audio recordings of interviews with individuals who were active in the Toronto visual art community during Robert Markle’s lifetime, art historians, and friends and family of Robert Markle. Collection also includes two notebooks containing transcriptions and notes. Interviews were created and used in the process of researching Blazing Figures: A Life of Robert Markle. Collection includes interviews with Harvey Cowan, Jack Foster, Anna Hudson, Avrom Isaacs, Craig Kenny, Mitchell Maracle, Susan Maracle, Marlene Markle, Tim Noonan, Gordon Rayner, John Reeves, Richard Gorman, Ruth Grogan, Nobuo Kubota, Don Obe, Helen & Marty Poizner, Michael Sarrazin, Peter Stollery, Hana Trefelt, Michael Snow, Patrick Watson, Paul Young, Jack Aldersley, Kenny Baldwin, Patricia Beatty, Laura Berman, Sheryl Wanagas, Dennis Burton, Vera Frenkel, Ray Hanson, Tom Hill, Jerri Johnson, Rae Johnson, Emmett Maddix, Scott Townson, Murray McLauchlan, Stephen Williams, Gordon Lightfoot, Dennis Reid, Peter Goddard, and Diane Pugen. The collection is arranged in a single series.

Wainwright, Andy

Will Munro collection

  • CA ON00012 SC121
  • Collection
  • 2000-2009

Collection consists of posters designed by Will Munro for events organized by him at various venues in downtown Toronto. Posters employ a variety of media and processes, including silkscreen and photocopies. Some of these posters were featured in Will Munro: Total Eclipse, July 31 – September 26, 2010, part of the Toronto Now series of exhibitions at the AGO. Silk-screening of many of the posters was carried out by Michael Comeau.
Contains series:

  1. Vaseline / Vazaleen / Vazoween posters
  2. Peroxide posters
  3. Moustache posters
  4. 7th Heaven posters
  5. Miserable Mondays posters
  6. NO T.O. posters
  7. Posters for various events at The Beaver Restaurant

Munro, Will

Frederick Hagan fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1926-2000

The fonds consists of sketches and preparatory works of art from throughout Frederick Hagan’s career, records of his teaching at the Ontario College of Art, personal correspondence, poetry by Hagan, photographs of the artist and his work, journals and record books, press clippings and representative wood-blocks used in printing. Fonds consists of the following series: Correspondence Exhibition files Exhibition notices and invitations Exploration of Canada stamps Letters to Isabelle Hagan Ontario College of Art files Photographs Poetry – loose Poetry books Posters Press clippings Record books Subject files Travel journals and notes Wood-blocks for Poems for Alice Works on paper

Hagan, Frederick, 1918-2003

Iain Baxter fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1936-1999

Fonds consists of correspondence, sketches, exhibition notices and posters, press clippings, photographs, financial records, and artefacts relating to Iain Baxter’s career as an artist and university instructor. It includes records of the N.E. Thing Company, the Eye Scream Restaurant, and later solo work by Baxter. Also included are records of Baxter’s employment by Labatt’s Canada as Creative Consultant, and of his collaborations with Louise Chance Baxter.

Baxter, Iain, 1936-

Goldwin Smith fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1857-1910

Fonds consists of the contents of an autograph album, primarily consisting of letters received by Goldwin Smith from various correspondents throughout North America and Europe. The fonds also includes a few intact pages of the album with autographs.

Smith, Goldwin, 1823-1910

Frederick Varley fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1880-1987, predominant 1940-1969

The fonds consists chiefly of correspondence (professional and personal); diaries and address books, inventories; financial records; photographs of artworks and family; and miscellaneous papers.

Varley, Frederick Horsman, 1881-1969

John Boyle fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1960]-2000

Fonds consists of the personal and professional records of John Boyle, including documentation of his work as an artist and his writing projects. Fonds includes documentation of Boyle’s involvement with Canadian Artists’ Representation Ontario, the Niagara Artists’ Company, and the Nihilist Spasm Band. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Exhibition and project files Nihilist Spasm Band files Canadian Artists’ Representation Ontario files Niagara Artists’ Company files Studio business files Manuscript writings Inventories of art works Adjunct art works Posters Financial records Published writings and illustrations

Boyle, John B., 1941-

Sam and Ayala Zacks fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1923-1993, predominant 1947-1993

The fonds consists of correspondence with art dealers, artists and public art institutions, invoices, shipping and customs forms and other documents relating to their involvement in the international art market in the mid-20th century. Carbon copies of letters written by the Zacks and letters written to them are included. The fonds also contains the administrative files kept by the Zacks: insurance lists, index cards for art and books, photographs and catalogues. The fonds includes the records of the Zacks’ involvement as board members in a variety of organizations relating to the arts, including agendas, memos, minutes of meetings, and travel arrangements. Correspondence files document the Zacks’ involvement in the State of Israel, through its cultural institutions, and communication with prominent citizens. Mrs. Zacks’ papers created after her husband’s death relate to her honourary degree, the Order of Canada, board activities and social involvement. Fonds is comprised of the following series: General correspondence Artist files Dealer files Public institution files Exhibition catalogues Photographs Administrative files Exhibitions of the collection Boards and committees Israel Personal

Abramov, Ayala Zacks

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