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Kate and Dick Mather fonds
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- textual record
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- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of the fonds.
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Dates of creation area
- Mather, Kate Ellsworth
Physical description area
6 cm of textual records
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Name of creator
Kate Mather was a friend of Victoria artist Emily Carr. Mrs. Mather, who was born Kate Ellsworth Stovel in Prince Albert, Northwest Territories (Saskatchewan), on 29 Jun 1892, also operated a store in Victoria and sold some of Carr’s pottery and other artistic handicrafts. Mrs. Mather died in Victoria on 15 Jun 1961.
Name of creator
Dick Mather was the son of Kate Mather.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of 53 letters by Emily Carr, nearly all written in pencil, to Kate and Dick Mather between 1936 and 1944, as well as letters from Alice Carr, Peter Colgrove, Ira Dilworth, and Lawren Harris to Kate Mather written between 1940 and 1960.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Allan Mather on behalf of the Anna Barbara Mather Estate, 2004.
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There are no access restrictions. The donor transferred copyright and all other rights to the Royal BC Museum Corporation.
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An item list is available.
Accession number(s): 94-9184
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- Carr, Emily, 1871-1945 (Subject)