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1851-2004, predominant 1965-2004 (Creation)
- Williamson, Mary F., 1933-
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She has contributed articles to various encyclopedias including: The Grove Dictionary of Art (2000) and The History of the Book in Canada vols. 1 and 2 (2004-2005). Her major publications include: The Art and Pictorial Press in Canada with Karen McKenzie (1979); Art and Architecture in Canada : A Bibliography and Guide to the Literature with Loren Lerner (1991); and Toronto Dancing Then and Now (1995). Williamson has also been active with professional librarian associations, and as a private citizen in local residents' associations.
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The fonds also includes a collection of letters and photographs that Williamson sent home during her stay at various summer camps between 1940 and 1951, material related to the Moore Park Ratepayers' Association, and a collection that Williamson acquired consisting of 63 photocopied letters from literary and artistic figures in Canada such as Susanna Moodie and George Munro Grant, addressed to Louisa Murray (1818-1894), literary critic and writer on feminist issues.
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Other records may be found in the Mary F. Williamson fonds at Trent University, Ontario, and in the Alister Mathews fonds at Queen's University, Ontario. Photocopies of material relating to Louisa Annie Murray are also held at the National Gallery of Canada.
Related records may be found in the Faculty of Fine Arts fonds (F059).
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2003/01/17 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2004/09/29 Updated fonds level description to indclude 2004-027.
2005/06/16 Dubeau. Biographical sketch, scope and content, restrictions on access, associated records note, and location of originals note updated. Immediate source of acquisition note updated. URL for online finding aid added. Related records note added.
2005/06/17 Dubeau. Minor corrections, typographical errors.
2005/06/20 Dubeau. Relink accession 1998-013.
2008/02/07 Dubeau. Correction to donor name.
2008/02/07 julia holland. additions to biographical sketch provided by the donor. file list revisions for spelling errors and/or content clarifications.
2011/05/27 Anna St.Onge. updated RAD 1.8B20 note to include the fact that Williamson donated photocopies of the Louisa Annie Murray correspondence (including a photocopy of York's finding aid) at the National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives.
2012/09/08 Anna St.Onge. Updated extent and links to accession 2012-039 (photographs of Scott Library from 1970 found in office in 305).
2013/01/17 Dubeau. Corrected typos in bio sketch.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM.
2015/01/01 Anna St.Onge. Updated subject headings, authority records. Deleted stub accession records. Published full archival fonds.
2019/05/31 J. Grant. Post-migration metadata clean-up. Addition of accession 2017-046, GMD, generated finding aid.
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