Fonds F02791 - Joan McGrath fonds

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Joan McGrath fonds

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  • 1972-2011 (Creation)
    McGrath, Joan M.

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1 m of textual records, ca. 60 photographs : b&w and col., 153 photographs (jpeg)

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Joan McGrath, an artist and festival organizer, was born in the UK to Roderick Watson and Joan Cameron (Teasie) and educated at the University of Cambridge. She was the organizer of community art and crafts shows including Multi-Media Artists (1967-1973), Creativity (1976-1992) and Fanfayr (1983-2011). She married Gerald McGrath in 1957, and had three children.

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Fonds consist of jewellery design and images; as well as correspondence, subject files, publicity, and other records relating to Fanfayr; e-images of her art work.

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Fair to excellent

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Donated by G. McGrath, 2014.


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  • English

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2341.16 SE

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Copyright provisions may apply. Please consult with an archivist.

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  • Shelf: 2325.5
  • Shelf: 2341.16 SE
  • Shelf: MI 208