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Frederick Varley fonds
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File contains the diploma for the honorary degree Doctor of Laws conferred on F.H. Varley by the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg in 1961.

My Trip

Item is a notebook for travel details and contains a memorandum on Varley's 1954 visit to the USSR, with a graphite sketch of a monument. The notebook is almost entirely unused.


File contains legal and business correspondence to F.H. Varley, Kathleen McKay and others dating from between 1946 and 1973 regarding the reproduction of Varley's works, with an exchange of correspondence (Jan.

Income and expenses

File contains receipts dating from 1961 onwards for travel and medical expenses, records of sales and other income, records from a trip to Mexico in 1966, 1 watercolour annotated


Series comprises studio portraits of F.H. Varley, snapshots of his family and friends at social and ceremonial occasions and photographs of Varley’s works, some annotated on verso.

Family photographs

File contains photographs of F.H. Varley, his family and friends taken in the first half of the 20th century, including 81 black-and-white and colour prints (photographs) and 3 negatives (photographic); some photographic prints are annotated.

Copy prints

File contains copy prints of F.H.Varley drawings and paintings, made in the first half of the 20th century, including photos comprising multiple images, Some items in the photos bear the artist

Varley family

File contains personal correspondence from Varley's children and other family members to Kathleen Mckay, dating from 1959-1968.

National Library of Canada

File contains correspondence from Helmut Kallmann, chief of the Music Division of the National Library of Canada to Kathleen McKay regarding a Healey Willan exhibition, dated between 1971 and 1973.

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