Collection LA.SC148 - Paterson Ewen collection

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Paterson Ewen collection


  • 1943-1996 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

46 audiocassettes
8 cm of textual records and graphic material
1 photograph

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Archival history

The materials now constituting the Paterson Ewen Collection were transferred to the Art Gallery of Ontario in 2015.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

AGO Credit Line: Gift of Ron Graham, 2017

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Scope and content

Collection consists of research materials assembled by Matthew Teitelbaum and Ron Graham in preparation for the 1996 exhibition Paterson Ewen: Earthly Weathers/Heavenly Skies. Materials include audio recordings of interviews with Paterson Ewen and others, photographs and photocopies of photographs, interview transcripts, essays, newspaper articles, exhibition related files, and other miscellaneous research material.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Conditions governing access

Master recordings in Series 1: Audio Recordings may not be played. Reference copies of these items can be created on demand; please contact the reference desk. All other material is open. Access to Special Collections is by appointment only. Please contact the reference desk for more information.

Conditions governing reproduction

Various copyright holders. It is the researcher’s responsibility to obtain permission for the reproduction of any part of the collection.

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  • English

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Other records relating to exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Ontario featuring Paterson Ewen can be found in the Exhibitions files at the AGO Archives.

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Edward P. Taylor Library and Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Description prepared 2017; uploaded 22 January 2019


  • English



Archivist's note

Description and finding aid prepared by Hannah Johnston
Uploaded and adapted by Nirvana Chainani, 2019

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