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Chambers, Jack, 1931-1978 Fonds
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Avis Lang - Jack Chambers collection

  • LA.SC091
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1974, predominant 1972-1974

Collection consists of correspondence between Avis Lang Rosenberg and Jack Chambers over a three-year period, slides created for the proposed book, transcriptions of taped interviews, contents of a notebook, poetry and prose written by Chambers, research notes, Lang’s writings on Chambers, exhibition catalogues and a private press publication containing illustrations by Chambers. Much of the material is present in photocopied form. File titles were assigned by Avis Lang, except where square brackets are used. The collection is arranged in a single series.

Lang, Avis, 1944-

Jack Chambers fonds

  • LA.SC055
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920]-1991, predominant 1961-1978

Fonds consists of drawings and sketchbooks, working notes and storyboards for Chambers’ films, aesthetic and philosophical writings, source photographs for artworks, personal photographs and objects, professional correspondence, transcriptions of interviews with the artist, critical reviews, material relating to posthumous exhibitions, financial records, personal correspondence on the artist’s health problems, files relating to Canadian Artists’ Representation, works by other artists, and a collection of books. Fonds consists of the following series: Correspondence Interview transcriptions Publicity material Critical articles Exhibition files Grant applications Canadian Artists’ Representation files Financial records Jack Chambers Memorial Foundation files Signatures of the artist Film projects Writings “Red and Green” manuscript Miscellaneous Personal effects Secondary school records Honours Drawings and sketchbooks Works by other artists Photographs and secondary images Secondary publications

Chambers, Jack, 1931-1978