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Accession Number: 03-008


Professor Mary F. Williamson fonds. -- 1940-1944, plus items photocopied and scanned 2003. -- 6 cm of textual records.. -- ca. 160 photographs. -- 7 badges.

Biography / History

Professor Mary F. Williamson was born in Toronto in 1933 and earned her M.A. at University of Toronto. Her area of research is early literature of Canadian art, early printmaking in Canada, and art librarianship, teaching the latter at graduate schools in North America. Williamson has written articles for the Dictionary of Canadian Biography and The Canadian Encyclopaedia, has published articles relating to art librarianship, and is co-author of Art and Architecture in Canada and The Art and Pictorial Press.

Custodial History

Fonds was in the custody of Professor Mary F. Williamson until copied and donated to Trent University Archives in 2003.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of photocopies of 90 letters written by Mary Williamson home to her parents from summer camp between 1940 and 1951. The camps attended were Camp Cedarnook and Camp Tanamakoon. Also included are camp badges; one group photograph taken at Camp Cedarnook ca.1943; and ca.160


Title based on the creator of the fonds.
Fonds acquired from Professor Mary F. Williamson in 2003.
Originals located at York University Archives.
Restrictions: N
Associated materials located at York University Archives.
For related records see: 03-1000, plus all camping records.

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