Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F0165 - Isaac Bickerstaff fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0165
Isaac Bickerstaff fonds.
- ca. 1975-2012 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.04 m of textual records and other material.
Name of creator
Canadian artist, caricaturist and author. I. Bickerstaff, pseudonym for Don Evans, born in Toronto, Ontario. Graduate of Ryerson Polytechnical Institute and University of Western Ontario. Career includes work as an editor, author, artist and manager. Published works include Mariposa forever, Friends, hosers & countrymen and What's the difference? Resides in Orillia, Ontario, where he was elected as alderman in 1991.
Acquired in several accessions between 1980 and 2013. Accessions 583/95.21 and 607/97.6 donated by D. Evans through the University of Calgary Foundation.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of sketches and caricatures of Canadian authors, poets, playwrights, composers, architects and publishers, including winners of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour from 1947 to 2012; and manuscripts, drawings and published text of Mariposa forever.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Item level inventory available at repository.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of the fonds.
Ca. 359 drawings : pen and black ink.
Further accruals expected.