Collection LA.SC178 - Canadian Art Magazine collection

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Canadian Art Magazine collection


  • 1943-2019 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

304 volumes of textual records

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Administrative history

The Canadian Art Foundation is a registered Canadian charity, the ongoing project of which is the printing, publication and distribution of Canadian Art magazine.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

AGO Credit Line: Gift of the Canadian Art Foundation, 2023

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Scope and content

Collection consists of a nearly complete run of Canadian Art Magazine, including issues of Maritime Art and artscanada, 1943-2019.

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System of arrangement

Magazine issues are arranged in chronological order.

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Conditions governing access

Collection is reserved for exceptional use in exhibitions or other purposes requiring individual issues in good condition. In all other cases researchers should use the library's periodical sets of the magazines: Maritime Art 1940-1943, Canadian Art 1943-1966, ArtsCanada 1967-1982, Canadian Art 1984-2020.

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  • English

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 11 February 2024


  • English



Archivist's note

Description prepared by Amy Marshall Furness

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