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Fonds F0111 - Illingworth Kerr fonds.

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CA ACU SPC F0111

Title

Illingworth Kerr fonds.

Date(s)

  • 192-?-1988 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

1.25 m of textual records and other material.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Canadian painter, illustrator and author Illingworth Holey Kerr was born in Lumsden, Saskatchewan, in 1905. Died in Calgary, Alberta, on January 6, 1989. Biographical information available in A dictionary of Canadian artists, v. 3, pt. 1, p. 633-635.

Archival history

Donated by the I.H. Kerr estate in 1989, 1991, 1992.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of correspondence; notebooks and notes about paintings; manuscripts of short stories, poetry, play, unpublished(?) book (possibly titled Purple wagon), lecture notes and travel notes; sketches, pencil drawings and book illustrations; slides and photographs, including many of I. Kerr's paintings; greeting cards featuring I. Kerr's prints; biographical material; newsclippings of book reviews and articles about I. Kerr; exhibition catalogues; postcard collection; material relating to awards and honours bestowed on I. Kerr; sound cassettes made during writing of Paint and circumstance; and other miscellaneous material.

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No restrictions on access.

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Text in English.

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Related file is Gordon Snyder, Material relating to Illingworth Kerr and other artists (Acc 667/99.24, 696/01.2, 757/04.7). Additional archival material located at Glenbow Archives, Calgary, Alta.

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Includes ca. 700 photographs, 156 slides, 14 audio cassettes and 0.66 m of graphic material.

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ckey

3199528

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