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Fonds AM797 - Margery Wade collection

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Margery Wade collection

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  • Architectural drawing

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  • 1898-1916 (Creation)
    Wade, Margery

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  • 13 items
  • 95 drawings
  • 4 negatives : b&w ; 12.5 x 10 cm

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Emily Margery Wade (1888-1960) was the daughter of Frederick Coate Wade (1860-1924).

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The collection consists of telegrams and letters from Walter Moberly to Margery Wade and Norton Griffiths concerning personal matters, the New Westminster fire (1898), and railway development; Wilfred Laurier to F. C. Wade concerning Liberal politics; Noel Robinson to F. C. Wade concerning Moberly. The collection also includes 95 original cartoon drawings by John Innis and James B. Fitzmaurice depicting provincial political figures and issues such as prohibition, and 4 black and white photographic reproductions of cartoon drawings by Fitzmaurice.

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Collection of textual records purchased from Sotheby's Toronto in 1982. Cartoons acquired from Margery Wade in 1958 and 1972.


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Refer to microfiche M112 for cartoons arranged by artist.

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File list of cartoons available in hard copy in the Archives' Reading Room.

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