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Primary Sources Available from the Archives of Ontario

    • Photographs from the M.O. Hammond fonds (F 1075) on Wikimedia Commons: incudes portraits of artists affiliated with the OSA taken between 1910 and 1930 (both Society members and artists who participated in the Society’s exhibitions), and photographs of the Ontario Society of Artists Hanging Committee in 1910, 1928, and 1929.

  • F 1140 Ontario Society of Artists fonds [1847-2000]: includes administrative records of the society, such as correspondence, incorporation documents, minute books, society histories, archives and scrapbook project records, exhibition management files, biographical and professional profiles of society members and nominees, annual reports, financial records and records relating to the activities of the Society's Executive Council. Fonds also contains catalogues of the society's annual exhibitions, which began in 1873, and includes annual reports, bulletins, and other printed material and publications from art galleries and associations across Canada and elsewhere. Materials specifically referenced in this exhibit include:

    • F 1140-1, I-5. Gagen, R.F. Ontario Art Chronicle, Unpublished bound typescript, [ca. 1918-1926]
    • F 1140-3 Ontario Society of Artists minutes files [1872-1914]
    • F 1140-4 Ontario Society of Artists annual report files
    • F 1140-12 Ontario Society of Artists executive council files
  • F 2154 Cleeve Horne fonds [1910-1998]: includes records relating to Horne’s involvement with professional bodies and associations including the Ontario Society of Artists, and his relationships with members of the broader artistic community.

  • F 4603 Ian Trowell fonds [1972-1988, 2010]: fonds includes material related to his tenure as President of the Ontario Society of Artists.

  • RG 2-42 Department of Education select subject files [predominant 1885-1913]: series consists principally of files from the central correspondence registry of the Department of Education; includes correspondence between the Department with the Ontario Society of Artists regarding exhibitions, selection of artworks for purchase, and other matters of OSA operation.

Primary Sources: Published Materials

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