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Lismer, Arthur, 1885-1969
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Writings

Series comprises manuscripts of a synopsis of a projected art textbook and notes and essays on art subjects by Arthur Lismer; with copies of other writings about art education.

Lismer, Arthur, 1885-1969

Printed and other miscellanea

Series comprises some of Arthur Lismer’s collection of materials on teaching art to children; memorabilia from his membership in the Arts and Letters Club in Toronto including some pen sketches; offprints of articles by his friend Marius Barbeau; ...

Lismer, Arthur, 1885-1969

Correspondence

Series comprises Arthur Lismer’s correspondence, chiefly between the 1920s to 1950s, with officials at the National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa); the Children’s Art Centre at the Art Gallery of Toronto; Charles S. Band, president of the Art Gallery ...

Lismer, Arthur, 1885-1969

Exhibitions records

Series comprises lists of Arthur Lismer’s paintings exhibited in commercial galleries in Canada in the 1930s to 1950s, and the Art Gallery of Toronto Lismer retrospective of 1950; with correspondence regarding a planned exhibition of the work of B...

Lismer, Arthur, 1885-1969

Secondary sources

Series comprises a source book on Arthur Lismer written by his daughter Marjorie Lismer Bridges and screenplay materials for a National Film Board of Canada production on Lismer’s work.

Lismer, Arthur, 1885-1969

Angela Grigor-Arthur Lismer collection

  • LA.SC106
  • Fonds
  • [197-]-2002

The collection consists of research files created by Angela Grigor in preparation for her book Arthur Lismer: visionary art educator (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002). Materials in Series 1,2 and 3 are primarily photocopies from original per...

Grigor, Angela Nairne

Arthur Lismer and Marjorie Lismer Bridges fonds

  • LA.SC021
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1986

The fonds consists of exhibition lists; manuscripts of articles, lectures, radio broadcasts, and a book; correspondence; art education pamphlets; materials related to a National Film Board production about the artist; papers about other artists; m...

Lismer, Arthur, 1885-1969