Collection LA.SC030 - Christine Boyanoski-W.J. Wood collection

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Christine Boyanoski-W.J. Wood collection


  • 1983 (Accumulation)
  • 1905-1953 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

12 cm of textual records

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Christine Boyanoski (1955-) is a Canadian art historian and curator who was on the staff of the Art Gallery of Ontario in the 1980s and 1990s.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

AGO credit line: Gift of Christine Boyanoski, 1990

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Scope and content

Collection consists of photocopies of W.J. Wood’s correspondence with Group of Seven members and others. Collection also includes photocopies of poems by Wood, exhibition-related records, and selected summaries and transcriptions of correspondence. Material comprising this collection was gathered by curator Christine Boyanoski in the course of her research toward the exhibition William J. Wood: Graphics and Drawings (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1983). The collection is arranged in a single series, in which file titles correspond to sections in Boyanoski’s binders.

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Conditions governing access

Open. Access to Special Collections is by appointment only. Please contact the reference desk for more information.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright is held by the creator(s) and their heirs. Permission to publish material in this collection must be negotiated with the owner(s) of the original documents.

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  • English

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Existence and location of originals

Originals of W.J. Wood’s correspondence with Arthur Lismer are in the Library of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.

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The Louise Schryver – W.J. Wood collection is a small group of documents which originated with Wood.

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Conservation: Materials were removed from 3-ring binders in 2004 and stored in file folders.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Description and finding aid created 2004.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description and finding aid created by Amy Marshall.
Uploaded and adapted by Nirvana Chainani, 2019.

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