Fonds PR-1148 - Flora Alfreda Hamilton Burns fonds

Sheep dogs, Twinkee (cat), Dolf, (cat) chipmonk & Par[r]ot in garden & me. Gorge Bridge Easter Field And Forest.... [Untitled] [Untitled] [Untitled] [Untitled] [Untitled] [Untitled] [Untitled] Christmas Rose from Victoria, BC Mr. G.H. Burns [Mushrooms] [Lilies]. [Untitled] [Untitled] [Untitled] Flora & I Langford 1939 (Pout & Matilda) Window display in book department of department store, Toronto, for Emily Carr's "Klee Wyck&... Garden room below studio, 646 Simcoe St. Picnic with Edna Leary, Haida guide Clara Russ, and old Billie dog at Ts'aahl Llnagaay (Chaatl) Tantrum, Woo, me in my garden. Emily Carr with friends and caravan "Elephant" on sketching trip, Esquimalt Lagoon Miss M.E. Carr Esquimalt Lagoon May 1934. Dolf, Ginger, Jiggs & humans. Emily Carr and her three dogs. Billie, Sallie & Jane, Vancouver. Pout, Vana & Metchosin. Adolphus 646 Simcoe St.
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Flora Alfreda Hamilton Burns fonds

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  • 1880-1987 (Creation)
    Burns, Flora Alfreda Hamilton

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1.23 m of textual records, 257 photographs; 16 art works.

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Flora Alfreda Hamilton Burns was the granddaughter of Canadian Senator William John Macdonald and the daughter of Gavin Hamilton Burns and Flora Alexandrina (Macdonald) Burns. She was born in London, England on July 4, 1891.

She was a close friend of artists Emily Carr and Sophie Pemberton.

She died in Victoria on May 15, 1983.

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The fonds consists of research notes and essays on Emily Carr, personal correspondence (including letters from Emily Carr and Sophie Pemberton), family memorabilia and photographs. Fonds also includes books given to Flora Burns by Alice and Emily Carr.

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Archives code(s): MS-2663; MS-2786; MS-0317; MS-2827; 198011-002; 199004-001; 198207-120.

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Accession number(s): 199004-001; 198207-120; 198011-002

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