Collection F00451 - Lorne and Edith Pierce collection

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Lorne and Edith Pierce collection

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CA ON00239 F00451

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  • [ca. 1812]-1961 (Creation)
  • [ca. 1812]-1961 (Collection)
    Collector
    Pierce, Lorne Albert
  • [ca. 1812]-1961 (Collection)
    Collector
    Pierce, Edith Chown

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12 m of textual records

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Collections consists of Memorial Books relating to both Lorne and Edith Pierce; travel diaries; photographs; and a copy of Edith Chown Pierce's, "Canadian Glass: A Footnote to History". Nearly every Canadian literary figure of note for the period 1920 to 1960 is representedby at least some manuscript material in this collection. Among its many highlights the collection includes the letters and manuscripts of William Wilfred Campbell; Desertion in Canada by Major John Richardson; the original manuscript of William Kirby's novel, The Golden dog; manuscripts written and decorated by Wilson Macdonald; letters, manuscripts and memorabilia of Sir Charles G. D. Roberts; and the Marjorie Pickthall papers which include her diaries, letters manuscripts and sketches. Also represented are Raymond Knister, Duncan Campbell Scott, Archibald Lampman, Camille Roy, Stephen Leacock, Marius Barbeau,Audrey Alexandra Brown, Earle Birney, Katherine Hale, A. J. Pratt and Al Purdy. Some papers of artists J.E. H. Macdonald, A. Y. Jackson, C.W. Jefferys and Thoreau Macdonald are included in this collection.

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Gift of Lorne and Edith Pierce

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  • English

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2001.1
2024.2

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Open

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Copyright restrictions may apply. Please consult with an archivist.

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Revised

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Description created on 1999/08/27. Last updated 25/05/2017.
Archivist(s): George Henderson

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  • English

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Location

  • Shelf: 2001.1
  • Shelf: 2024.2