Fonds LA.SC082 - Elizabeth Fraser Williamson fonds

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Elizabeth Fraser Williamson fonds


  • 1935-[199-] (Creation)

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ca. 1275 photographs 46 cm of textual records 29 drawings 3 sketchbooks

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Elizabeth Fraser Williamson (1914-2000) was a sculptor and educator who worked as artist in residence for many years at the Guild Inn, Scarborough.

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Elizabeth Fraser Williamson donated material in 1994 and 1998. A further donation was made by her children in 2001.

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The fonds consists of poetry and prose writings by Williamson; exhibition notices, press clippings and magazine articles concerning Williamson’s career; sketches and drawings related to sculpture projects; a Canada Council grant application made for an exhibition of Williamson’s work; and photographs of Williamson, her cabin, and her sculptures. Fonds consists of the following series: Poetry and prose writings Publicity material Sketches and drawings Canada Council grant application Miscellaneous personal and professional records Photographs

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Access to photographic negatives is restricted for conservation reasons.

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Copyright held by creator. It is the researcher’s responsibility to obtain permission to publish any part of the fonds.

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Uploaded and adapted by Nirvana Chainani,2019

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