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Visitor and Cultural Resources fonds

  • RG 2113
  • Fonds
  • 1988-1993, predominant 1992-1993

This fonds contains statistics, correspondence, reports and administrative files dealing with the administration and activities of the unit. Much of the material relates to the museums, galleries and attractions on the University campus.

University of Saskatchewan. Visitor and Cultural Resources

Maurice Yacowar collection

  • MG 430
  • Fonds
  • 1968-2006 (inclusive); 1972-1980 (predominant)

This is a collection of Yacowar’s art auction catalogues, predominantly for European and American art, ranging from the Old Masters to contemporary, representing a variety of mediums. Several of the catalogues include final price lists from the auctions.

Yacowar, Maurice

David Thauberger Collection

  • MG 566
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1995

This collection is comprised primarily of exhibition mailers, as well as samples of his work in the form of stamps and book covers.

Thauberger, David

A.K.A. Gallery fonds

  • MG 165
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1996

This fonds contains the administrative records of the art gallery, including exhibition, extension, publicity materials, and correspondence with various artists' associations and organizations.

A.K.A. Gallery

Terry Fenton fonds

  • MG 445
  • Fonds
  • 1940-2013 (inclusive); 1970-2013 (predominant)

This collection contains correspondence relating to Fenton’s professional and private life—including a great deal of correspondence with notable artists, art dealers, and galleries. The fonds also contains working and completed drafts of his writing, and research notes, clippings, and photocopies related thereto. Working files from his periods of directorship, and from his time running Terry Fenton Art Services are also present. News clippings and articles about Fenton are dispersed throughout.
Art / travel journals are also included, as is an extensive collection of photographs and slides both documenting Fenton’s inventory of his own work, and also showing a range of art by others encountered over his career. A number of more personal photographs, slides and videos show artists at work and at play at a variety of workshops, and in a variety of settings. Digital and physical landscape photographs used for inspiration in Fenton’s painting are also present.
A large portion of the collection is comprised of Fenton’s library, which includes publications from the Edmonton Art Gallery, the Mendel Art Gallery, and the Leighton Foundation, as well as more general collected texts, works by Fenton, and an extensive collection of exhibition catalogues.

Fenton, Terry

Robert Calder and Holly Borgerson Calder fonds

  • MG 418
  • Fonds
  • 1910-2015 (inclusive); 1970-2010 (predominant).

The first accession (2011-053) contains a scrapbook, art catalogues and theatre playbill programs.
The second accession (2016-147) is a record of Calder’s activities in three areas: personal life and career as student and faculty member, career as an internationally published author, and contributions to the Saskatchewan writing community.

Calder, Robert Lorin