Series MS-3437 - Records relating to Emily Carr

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Records relating to Emily Carr

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  • 1901-1980 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records
4 photographs : b&w

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The series consists of material accumulated by William Bowie who was the Director for the Emily Carr Arts Centre in Victoria, British Columbia. There are 4 black and white photographs, 3 of which are of Emily Carr, and one dating from 1901. The other photo is of a friend, Mrs. Redden. There is a memorial service program from 1980 for Richard Nicholles (Emily Carr's nephew). There is also a book titled Emily Carr: Her Paintings and Sketches that is signed "To Alice with love from Ira", dated 1945. The series also includes a souvenir program titled Canadian Premiere of Klee Wyck: The Emily Carr Film dated 1947, and assorted brochures.

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Donated by William Bowie in 1996 who was the Director of the Emily Carr Arts Centre, Victoria, British Columbia.


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A copy of Emily Carr : her paintings and sketches is also in the library catalogue : NW 759.11.C311e
A copy of the Canadian Premiere of Klee Wyck, the Emily Carr Film is also in the library catalogue : NWp 759.11.C311K
One of the photos is a duplicate of B-00877

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Accession number(s): 92-9365

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