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Artists' files series

Kenneth Coutts-Smith (Creator)
ID #
1937 - 1991; predominant 1952-1981
Some files contain material dated post-1981 (the year Kenneth Coutts-Smith died). Helen K Wright added the post-1981 items to the files.
Level of Description

Scope & Content

Series consists of a substantial collection of material amassed by Kenneth Coutts-Smith as an artist, critic, and art historian active in Canada in the years 1970 to 1981. The material was a reference source for his teaching, writing, and collecting activities. He took particular interest in material related to Canadian, American, Australian, and European artists.

The material is in several forms, including textual and graphic material, both published and unpublished, with a large proportion of correspondence between Coutts-Smith and artists, scholars, and galleries. Series also includes exhibition catalogues.

Physical Description

Physical Extent
2.58 m of textual records and other material
Material Type
Textual record, Graphic material, Sound recording, Object, Philatelic record, Cartographic material

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