Fonds F0065 - D. Geneva Lent fonds.

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D. Geneva Lent fonds.


  • [19--], 1933-1973 (Creation)

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ca. 7 m of textual records.

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Biographical history

Dora Geneva Lent, Canadian artist and author, was born in Elmvale, Ontario, in 1904. Died October 1983. Biographical information available in A dictionary of Canadian artists, v. 3, pt. 1, p. 811.

Archival history

Acquired in 1977. Accession 736/01.3 transferred from the National Library of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, in 2003. MsC 370 donated by Louisa G. Ford in 2012.

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Fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, research material, preliminary work, manuscripts and galleys of published and unpublished work, book and exhibition reviews, photographs and slides of D.G. Lent's paintings, books and pamphlets. MsC 370 consists of booklet 30 designs from an 1847 sampler, narrated and prepared by D. Geneva Lent (Connecticut River Valley Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America). Filed in Box 9, Acc 736/03.1.

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No restrictions on access.

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Text in English.

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Includes 115 photographs and 30 slides.

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