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Tom Thomson photographs

File contains a studio portrait ([1907]) of Tom Thomson; a photo (dated 1914) of Thomson with Lismer in a canoe (4 copies, one a detail); four photos (dated 1923) of lakes in Algonquin Park, Ont.; photos of the Tom Thomson Memorial Cairn (Canoe Lake, Ont.); and other photos. Most are annotated on verso.

Tom Thomson clippings

File contains a notice of the 1926 unveiling of Tom Thomson's painting The Drive at the Ontario Agricultural College (Guelph, Ont.), at which Arthur Lismer was principal speaker; an annotated picture postcard entitled "The Old School House Leith, Ontario," where Thomson went to school; clippings (1946-1956) from Canadian serials about Tom Thomson; a notice of an exhibition (1969) of Thomson paintings at the Tom Thomson Memorial Gallery (Owen Sound, Ont.). The file also includes a photocopy of a letter to Marjorie Lismer Bridges (1973) about a photo of her father with Tom Thomson; and a photocopy of an article in The Studio (1919) about Thomson, both probably made in the 1970s.

National Film Board records

File contains two versions of the story outline for the documentary film Lismer (National Film Board, 1951) by Allan Wargon and a mimeograph copy of the shooting script. The file also includes photocopies of National Film Board correspondence to Lismer from Allan Wargon and others, possibly made in the 1970s.

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

"Tom Thomson, 1877"

Item is a manuscript essay by Lismer about Canadian painter and associate of the Group of Seven Tom Thomson (1877-
1917), probably written shortly after Thomson’s death. Title taken from cover of item.

"Canadian painting of today"

File contains galley sheets for an article by Lismer entitled “Canadian painting of today” dated 1929. The file also includes photocopies (probably made in the 1970s or ‘80s) of typed transcripts of Lismer’s lectures and articles chiefly from the 1920s and ‘30s.

"Memorable meal" essay

File contains a manuscript essay (3 leaves) by Lismer entitled “A memorable meal,” with a small pen sketch. The file also includes photocopies (probably made in the 1970s or ‘80s) of typescripts of Lismer’s lectures and radio talks.

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