- [19--], 1933-1973 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
ca. 7 m of textual records.
Name of creator
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.
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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Scope and content
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consists of correspondence, photographs, research material, preliminary work, manuscripts and galleys of published and unpublished work, book and exhibition reviews, photographs and slides of D.G. Lent's paintings, books and pamphlets.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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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
File level inventory available at repository.
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Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of the fonds.
Includes 115 photographs and 30 slides.