Fonds PR-1263 - Emily Carr fonds

Artist Emily Carr seated on the verandah of her St. Andrew's Street home and holding one of ... Emily Carr with her Brussels Griffon dog. Emily Carr with Woo, Adolphus and two Griffons. Emily and Woo. Original Carr house, Victoria, BC. Richard Carr. Mrs. Richard Carr (nee Emily Saunders).

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Emily Carr fonds

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  • 1879-1953 (Creation)
    Carr, Emily, 1871-1945

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2.4 m of textual records, 93 paintings; 26 photographs

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Emily Carr was a noted B.C. artist and writer. She was born in Victoria in 1871 and died in Victoria in 1945.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, financial records, manuscripts, photographs and paintings.

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For Emily Carr artworks, see Emily Carr art collection, PR-2378

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Archives code(s): MS-2094; MS-2181; MS-2763; MS-3359; MS-3360; E/D/C23.

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Accession number(s): 198508-003; 198908-002; 198607-001; 85-158; 89-081; 84-011; 87-021; 84-023

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