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REFERENCES - BOOKS & PAMPHLETS

Editor's note: references are listed chronologically by date of publication.


CANADIAN MEN AND WOMEN OF THE TIME by Henry James Morgan
      "A Handbook of Canadian Biography"
      1898, 1st Edition, published by William Briggs, Toronto, Ontario
      1,130 pages of biographical information, some advertisements
      The precursor to Who's Who in Canada, and McMann's Canadian Who's Who Index 1898-1984
      Includes Frederick Marlett Bell-Smith, L.A. Hamilton
      Thomas Mower Martin, Lucius Richard O'Brien

VANCOUVER HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE - CALENDAR SESSION 1906 - 1907
      1906; 32 pages; published by Vancouver School Board; illustrated with photographs
      Includes historical sketch, curriculum; list of previous year's students
      Early references to:
           John Kyle (then City Supervisor of Drawing)
           David Blair (see also BLAIR'S series below)

BRITISH COLUMBIA COAST NAMES 1592 - 1906, by Captain John T. Walbran
      Their Origins and History, With Maps and Illustrations
      To which are added a few names in adjacent United States territory.
      First published 1909. J.J. Douglas Ltd. facsimile reprinting 1971.
      Published for the Vancouver Public Library. 546 pages, hardcover.
      A classic compilation of geography, naval history, and exploration of the Northwest coast.

WHO'S WHO IN WESTERN CANADA
      1911; Edited by C.W. Parker
      A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men & Women of Western Canada
      Published by Canadian Press Association Ltd., Vancouver office
      Contains 3,000 biographical sketches in 390 pages, incl. 84 pages photo portraits
      Persons of interest include:
            Willie Dalton, Henry de Forest
            Victor Long, Samuel Maclure
            Aubrey St. John Mildmay, G.L.T. Sharp
            R.P.S. Twizell, R.M. Fripp
      Only 3 people were listed by profession as Artist in the volume, incl. Long & de Forest

THE YEARBOOK OF CANADIAN ART - 1913
      Compiled by the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto.
      292 pages; illustrated with b&w photographs; includes index
      Includes sections on Literature, Architecture, Music, Painting, and Sculpture.
      Chapters include:
        The Canadian Art Club by Lawren Harris
        Graphic Art by Arthur Lismer.

VANCOUVER CITY SCHOOLS - TRUSTEES ANNUAL REPORT 1914
      12th Annual Report; Published by the Board of School Trustees, City of Vancouver
      100 pages illustrated; soft cover with drawing by Charles H. Scott
      Includes Report on Drawing by Charles H. Scott
      Also complete statistics on students, attendance, buildings, teachers, courses, etc.

VANCOUVER CITY SCHOOLS - TRUSTEES ANNUAL REPORT 1915
      13th Annual Report; Published by the Board of School Trustees, City of Vancouver
      108 pages illustrated; soft cover with drawing by Charles H. Scott
      Includes Report on Drawing by Charles H. Scott, page 44,
      and Honor Roll by the Editor, re Scott painting.
      Also complete statistics on students, attendance, buildings, teachers, courses, etc.

SAVARY ISLAND PARK issued by The Savary Island Park Association
      Sales brochure for lots on Savary Island, c1918
      Includes photographs and text extolling the virtues of buying land on the island
      R.S. Sherman is listed as Chairman & Trustee of the Association.

THE GOLD STRIPE - Volume One
      1918, Christmas. Published by the Amputation Club of B.C., Vancouver
      216 pages (including text, advertisements and photographs)
      Heavily illustrated by many early Vancouver artists.

THE GOLD STRIPE - Volume Two
      1919, May. Published by the Amputation Club of B.C., Vancouver
      220 pages (including text, advertisements and photographs)
      Heavily illustrated by many early Vancouver artists.

THE GOLD STRIPE - Volume Three
      1919. Published by the Amputation Club of B.C., Vancouver
      Colour and black & white illustrations by many early Vancouver artists.

VANCOUVER CITY SCHOOLS - TRUSTEES ANNUAL REPORT 1919
      17th Annual Report; Published by the Board of School Trustees, City of Vancouver
      106 pages illustrated; soft cover illustrated with 1915 drawing by Charles H. Scott
      Includes Report on Drawing by Charles H. Scott
      Also complete statistics on students, attendance, buildings, teachers, courses, etc.

THE ANNUAL - PROVINCIAL NORMAL SCHOOL 1922 - 1923
      Published by the Provincial Normal School, Vancouver B.C.
      100 pages; illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs
      Includes notes and jokes about W.P. Weston.

CAPTIVATING VANCOUVER
     "Printed & published by The Sun Publishing Co., Ltd.
         137 Pender Street West, Vancouver B.C."
     1924; 64 page pamphlet extolling the virtues of Vancouver.
     Illustrated throughout with line drawings of Vancouver signed COBB.
     Author of text not given, see Vancouver Bibliography entry #688
         attributing author as Pollough Pogue & "cuts to J. Copp" (sic).

MANUAL OF DRAWING AND DESIGN FOR ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOLS
      1925; by W.P. Weston, Charles H. Scott, S.P. Judge
      Authorized by the Dept. of Education of B.C.; Nelson & Sons, Toronto
      Text and illustrations by Judge, Scott, and Weston; edited by Charles H. Scott

VANCOUVER CITY SCHOOLS - TRUSTEES ANNUAL REPORT 1925
      23rd Annual Report; Published by the Board of School Trustees, City of Vancouver
      136 pages illustrated; soft cover with drawing by Charles H. Scott
      Includes School of Decorative and Applied Arts Report by G.T. Sharp page 95,
      Also includes Drawing Report by S.P. Judge page 85.
      Art school references pages 10, 19, 26, art class photos pages 96 and 97
      Also complete statistics on students, attendance, buildings, teachers, courses, etc.

CHINOOK DAYS, by Tom McInnes (author of Roundabout Rhymes)
      1926; illustrated by Josiah Smith (9 drawings) and John Innes (2 drawings).
      1,000 copies printed for the opening of Grouse Mountain Highway and Scenic Resort.
      All copies were signed and numbered by the author.
      Includes interesting tales such as Vikings in British Columbia.

THE ARCHITECTURAL INSTITUTE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA HANDBOOK - 1928
      1928, published by AIBC, 90 pages
      Includes Register of Members, regulations, Architect's Act
      Also Index of Building Materials Handled by Wm.N. O'Neil Co. Ltd.

THE CALL OF THE COAST: BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
      1928, published by B.C. Advertisers, 615 West Hastings, Vancouver
      94 pages, illustrated with black & white drawings and photographs
      Includes articles on coastal towns and businesses, numerous advertisements
      Info on B.C. Art League and Vanderpant Galleries on page 20

THE NEW WOODCUT by Malcolm C. Salaman
      "The Studio Special Spring Number 1930"
      Edited by C. Geoffrey Holme, published London and New York
      176 pages; no ISBN; hardcover, extensively illustrated in colour and black & white
      Includes chapters on woodcuts in numerous European countries, Canada, U.S.A., Japan
      Canadian artists include Andre Bieler, Charles Comfort, H. Valentine Fanshawe,
           H. Eric Bergman, John Jones, Walter J. Phillips, Paul Caron, Edwin Holgate
      "Mamahlicoole, B.C." by Phillips illustrated in colour page 145.

MUSEUM AND ART NOTES, Vol. VI, No. 1
      March 1931; 42 pages, illustrated black and white
      Published by the Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver
      Includes article by R.S. Sherman on Savary Island
      Pen & ink illustration by Maud Rees Sherman on page 12.
      Poem "Sea Call" & illustration by Lois Gilpin on page 31.

CANADIAN LANDSCAPE PAINTERS
      1932; by Albert H. Robson, 228 pages, 75 illustrations in full colour
      Published by the Ryerson Press. Toronto; no ISBN.
      Includes index of painters, three page bibliography, biographical information

THE ANNUAL - PROVINCIAL NORMAL SCHOOL 1932 - 1933
      Published by the Provincial Normal School, Vancouver B.C.
      80 pages; illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs
      Includes article on Normal School Sketch Club; notes and one illustration by W.P. Weston.

NATURE AND LANGUAGE WORKBOOK (Junior) by Ruiter Stinson Sherman and E.W. Reid
      1934 (first printing); 66 pages; Published by J.M. Dent & Sons
      Extensivly illustrated in b&w by Maud Sherman.
      "Junior Book Suitable for Use in Grades II & III"

LEGENDS OF THE EVERGREEN COAST by George H. Griffin
      1934; 144 pages, hardcover, published by Clarke & Stuart Company, Vancouver
      Includes pen & ink illustrations by W.H. Probus Pleming.

LINO BLOCKS: A HANDBOOK FOR STUDENT PRINTERS by L.A. Elliott
      Published by Vancouver Technical School, 1934.

YEARBOOK OF THE ARTS IN CANADA - 1936, compiled by Bertram Brooker
      260 pages; published by The Macmillan Company of Canada
      Illustrated with b&w photographs; no index
      Includes introduction Art and Society by Brooker
      Sections include Reproductions (art, architecture & sculpture), Stories, Poems, and Essays

WHO'S WHO IN BRITISH COLUMBIA 1937-38-39
      A Record of British Columbia Men and Women of Today
      S. Maurice Carter Editor & Publisher
      Copyright 1939, printed by The Robson Printers, Vancouver B.C.
      208 pages, hardcover; name index (8 pages), biographies (196 pages), obits. (4 pages)
      Surprisingly few artists listed, including:
            Mrs. Olive Allen Biller, Beatrice Lennie
            Ross Lort, Arthur Henry Parker, H.A. Stone

FIRST FIFTY YEARS 1890 - 1940 VANCOUVER HIGH SCHOOLS
      Published by Vancouver School Board, 1940
      No ISBN, hardcover, 160 pages. Illustrated b&w photographs.
      Includes history of Vancouver School of Art by C.H. Scott

WHO'S WHO IN NORTHWEST ART (refer to WWNA41)

CANADIAN ART - ITS ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT by William Colgate
      1943, no ISBN; published by Ryerson Press Toronto; 278 pages, hardcover
      Designed by Thoreau MacDonald; illustrated in black and white
      Chapters by locality, medium, bibliography, index
      Western artists discussed and with work illustrated include:
            F.H. Varley, W.J. Phillips, Emily Carr
      Also discussed in text are:
            A.C. Leighton, H.J. DeForest, T.W. Fripp, C.J. Collings
            John Innis, C.H. Scott, J.W.G. Macdonald, W.P. Weston
            H. Hood, G.H. Tyler, M.V. Thornton, Lilias Farley, J. Shadbolt

WHO'S WHO IN BRITISH COLUMBIA 1944-45-46
      A Record of British Columbia Men and Women of Today
      S. Maurice Carter Editor & Publisher
      Copyright 1945, printed by Atlas Printers, Vancouver B.C.
      312 pages, hardcover; index of names (14 pages), biographies (290 pages)
      list of abbreviations (2 pages), advertising including the only portrait in the book
      Surprisingly few artists listed:
            Willie Dalton, Olea Marion Davis, Mary Gordon
            Beatrice Lennie, Ross Lort, Lawren Harris
            Harold Mortimer Lamb, Emily Sartain
            Miss Florence Josephine Scrope Shrapnel

VANTECH 1946 - TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY
      Printed by the students of the Vancouver Technical School
      90 pages, stapled, illust. colour/b&w.
      Includes a number of original student linocut prints.
      Includes references to L.A. Elliott participation in the Cadet Corps.

VANCOUVER SCHOOLS DIAMOND JUBILEE SOUVENIR PROGRAMME
      1946; 4 pages; published by Vancouver School Board
      Cover images by Fred Amess

GAY ADVENTURERS by Dickie, Ricker, Tyner, & Woodhead
      1947 (1st edition); published by J.M. Dent & Sons
      438 pages; Illustrated by R.W. Major; cover and endpaper illustrations by Illingworth Kerr
      One of the Canadian Parade Readers; reprinted at least seven times to 1959

CANADIAN ART by Graham McInnes
      1950; 140 pages, published by The Macmillan Company of Canada Ltd.
      Illustrated in colour and b&w; table of contents, index
      List of institutions and collections; chronology; artist lists; bibliography
      Contains fifteen essays on Canadian art in historic and thematic subjects

:p.m. magazine, 3 issues published in Vancouver 1951
      Published by Robert Reid, Edited by Yvonne Agzarian, George Wright, John Brockington
      Issue 2 had one original linocut by Jack Shadbolt: Seed Children
      Issue 2 also included one original linocut by Molly Carter: Hooyah the Raven
      Issue 3 had two original linocuts by Jack Shadbolt: Forms For Spring, second is untitled
      Issue 3 Shadbolt linocuts were included in article on Jack Shadbolt by Marya Fiamengo
      Information from STIGMA by Vancouver publisher William Hoffer (see below)

CANADIAN DRAWINGS AND PRINTS by Paul Duval
      1952 (reprinted 1964); no ISBN; published by Burns and MacEachern, Toronto
      Front matter 16 pages; 100 black and white plates; index of artists, works, collections
      Western artists include:
           B.C. Binning, Bruno Bobak, Emily Carr, Paul Goranson
           Lawren Harris, E.J. Hughes, W.J. Phillips, Charles H. Scott
           Jack Shadbolt, Philip Surrey, F.H. Varley

EARLY HISTORY OF THE VANCOUVER EXHIBITION ASSOCIATION
      "As told in 1933 by Alderman J.J. Miller, J.P., First President, 1908"
      1953, Vancouver City Archives occasional paper, 48 pages, illustrated
      Includes "Conversation With Henry Sharpe Rolston, Manager-Secretary, 1911-24"
      Historical notes; Association members & executive lists
      Poem "Green And Gold" by Felix Penne

OUR TOTEM POLES - A SOUVENIR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
      "A Monograph of the Totem-Poles in Stanley Park"
      January 1953, by The Rev. George H. Raley.
      Three-colour cover image by Dorothy Bell, photography Philip Timms (q.v.).

CANADIAN WATER COLOUR PAINTING by Paul Duval
      1954; published by Burns and MacEachern, Toronto; no ISBN
      Includes essay; 102 black & white plates; list of artists, works, collections
      Western artists include:
           Emily Carr, Jack Shadbolt, Philip Surrey, F.H. Varley

B.C. ARTS RESOURCES CONFERENCE REPORT 1957
      1957, 20 page pamphlet by Community Arts Council of Vancouver
      Includes speeches, programme, recommendations, list of delegates and committee
      Printed by Kingsway Quick Printers, Vancouver; 2 colour cover
      Illustrated with eight wood engravings by unnamed artist, printed in black

THE ARTS IN CANADA - A Stock-Taking at Mid-Century
      1958; no ISBN, The Macmillan Company of Canada; edited by Malcolm Ross
      176 pages; illustrated with colour and b&w photographs; includes index
      Numerous survey essays on art, architecture, music, dance, etc.

BANFF SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS - 1960 PROSPECTUS
      24 pages (approx.); illustrated with student work
      Art Division Staff list includes H.G. Glyde, W.J. Phillips and Janet Middleton.

PERCEPTION - Journal of the B.C. Art Teachers' Association
      1961 May, Volume 2, Number 2, (88 pages - unpaginated), published "twice annually"
      Biographical summary and reproductions of 5 woodcuts by Alistair Bell
      Biographical summary and reproductions of 4 woodcuts by Sam Black
      Article "Education Through Art - Some International Aspects" by Sam Black
      Article "History of the "Painting in the Parks" classes" by Blair Fulton (begins 1952)

PLANS FOR THE ART GALLERY OF GREATER VICTORIA
      Its Growth in the Coming Years
      "An Invitation to Victorians to Participate in the Development of Their Gallery"
      1962, The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
      Illustrated; includes brief gallery history; building expansion;
         the permanent collection; endowment and gift plan

ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS - REPORT FOR 1964-65
      1965; no ISBN; 14 page pamphlet
      List of officers, members, academicians deceased, President's Report, balance sheet
      Includes obituary for Charles H. Scott

A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (refer to M)

BRITISH COLUMBIA LIBRARY QUARTERLY; July 1968, various authors
      includes article JOHN FRANCIS BURSILL: FOUNDER OF THE VAGABONDS CLUB
      by Jacqueline Hooper, incl. biography of Bursill, numerous references.

PERSONALITY SHIPS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA by Ruth Green
      1969, published by Marine Tapestries Publications Ltd., West Vancouver
      No ISBN; 342 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs
      Includes "37 illustrated sea tales of Canada's western ships"
      Also Union Steamship Company of British Columbia - A Compact History by Gerald Rushton

CANADIAN ART: VITAL DECADES by Paul Duval
      1970; ISBN 0-7720-0043-X; The McMichael Conservation Collection of Art
      Not paginated; illustrated in colour and black & white
      Index of works, includes Emily Carr, F.H. Varley, and all members of the Group of Seven.

THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA by Jean Sutherland Boggs
      1971; ISBN 0-19-540189-1; 188 pages hardcover
      A history of the National Gallery; 220 colour and b&w plates

CREATIVE CANADA - VOLUME ONE
      "A biographical dictionary of twentieth-century creative and performing artists."
      1971; 310 pages; ISBN 0-8020-3262-1; University of Toronto Press
      Compiled by Reference Division, McPherson Library, University of Victoria, B.C.
      Excellent compact biographical summaries of many west-coast artists
      Summaries that were cross-checked with the artists are noted with an asterisk
      Artists in Volume One include:
            B.C. Binning*, Bruno Bobak*, Emily Carr, L.L. Fitzgerald
            E.J. Hughes*, John Innes, Don Jarvis, Illingworth Kerr*
            Sophie Pemberton, W.J. Phillips, Charles H. Scott, Gordon Appelbe Smith*
            Mashel Teitelbaum, Frederick H. Varley

CREATIVE CANADA - VOLUME TWO
      "A biographical dictionary of twentieth-century creative and performing artists."
      1972; 306 pages; ISBN 0-8020-3285-0; University of Toronto Press
      Compiled by Reference Division, McPherson Library, University of Victoria, B.C.
      Excellent compact biographical summaries of many west-coast artists
      Volume Two includes cumulative index to Volumes One and Two
      Summaries that were cross-checked with the artists are noted with an asterisk
      Artists in Volume Two include:
            Fred Amess*, Maxwell Bates*, Alistair Bell*, F.M. Bell-Smith
            Molly Lamb Bobak*, Thomas W. Fripp, Lawren Harris, John Korner*
            A.C. Leighton, Arthur Lismer, J.E.H. Macdonald, J.W.G. (Jock) Macdonald
            Thomas Mower Martin, Joseph Plaskett*, Jack Shadbolt*, Philip Surrey*
            Lionel Thomas, W.P. Weston

CONTEMPORARY CANADIAN PAINTING by William Withrow
      1972, ISBN -07710-9029-3, publisher McClelland and Stewart Limited
      224 pages, hardcover, extensively illustrated
      Chapters on 24 artists, list of bibliographies and galleries
      Western artists include J.W.G. Macdonald, Jack Shadbolt

FOUR DECADES - The Canadian Group of Painters and Their Contemporaries by Paul Duval
      1972, ISBN 0-7720-0553-2, 192 pages, large format hardcover; publisher Clarke Irwin
      Extensively illustrated in colour and b&w
      Includes chapter "B.C. Emergence" (12 pages); index of reproduction, general index

HIGH REALISM IN CANADA by Paul Duval
      1974, ISBN 0-7720-0697-0, 176 pages, publisher Clarke Irwin
      Extensively illustrated in colour and b&w
      Includes index of reproduction and general index
      Good chapters on Eric Freifeld, E.J. Hughes and Ernest Lindner

THE MOUNTAINS AND THE SKY by Lorne E. Render
      1974, Glenbow-Alberta Institute; published by McClelland and Stewart West
      ISBN 0-7712-1001-2; 224 pages, illustrated throughout in colour and b&w
      The Expedition Artists; The West Visited; The First Residents; Contemporary Views
      Includes introduction, reference notes, extensive bibliography, list of works, index
      Biographical information and critical review of numerous artists including:
            F.M. Bell-Smith, Emily Carr, T.W. Fripp, John Innes, Paul Kane
            Illingworth Kerr, A.C. Leighton, T.Mower Martin, W.J. Phillips
            J. Plaskett, Charles H. Scott, and Ina Uhthoff

CANADIAN ARTISTS IN EXHIBITION 1972-73
      1974, published by Roundstone Press, Toronto, Ontario
      ISBN 0-919656-00-5; 256 pages hardcover; extensively illustrated in black & white
      Produced with the aid of a Local Initiatives Project grant
      Contains list of major exhibitions; list of exhibitions alphabetically by artist
      Includes brief artist bio (birth year, residence, training, medium, awards & honours)
      Unusually, includes extensive 14 page list of galleries related to the exhibitions

CANADIAN ARTISTS IN EXHIBITION - Volume 2
      1974, published by Roundstone Press, Toronto, Ontario
      ISBN not given; 288 pages hardcover; extensively illustrated in colour & b&w
      Contains 256 page "visuals" section, linked from artist biographies
      Includes brief artist bio (birth year, residence, training, medium, awards & honours)
      Part of larger (intended) series The National Artists' Survey of Canada

WHISTLE UP THE INLET - The Union Steamship Story by Gerald A. Rushton
      1974, published by J.J. Douglas Ltd., Vancouver
      ISBN 0-88894-057-2; 236 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs
      Includes list of officers; Master Mariners; All-time roster of Union ships

THE DICTIONARY OF BRITISH ARTISTS 1880 - 1940
      An Antique Collectors Club Research Project listing 41,000 artists. Refer to DBA76

FROM DESOLATION TO SPLENDOUR
      Changing Perceptions of the British Columbia Landscape
      1977, by Maria Tippet and Douglas Cole
      Clarke Irwin & Co., ISBN 0-7720-1048-X
      159 pages; illustrated; foreword by Jack Shadbolt
      Excellent historical survey of Western art in B.C.
      Includes numerous artist references not linked here.

LANDMARKS OF CANADIAN ART by Peter Mellen
      1978, ISBN 0-7710-5828-4, published by McClelland and Steward Ltd.
      260 pages, includes biographies, extensively illustrated in colour
      Sections by historical dates, includes bibliography, index
      Includes F.M. Bell-Smith, Emily Carr, L.L. Fitzgerald, Lawren Harris,
      A.Y. Jackson, Paul Kane, Ernest Lindner, Jock Macdonald,
      Lucius Richard O'Brien, Jack Shadbolt, Frederick H. Varley

THE McMICHAEL CANADIAN COLLECTION
      1979, ISBN 0-920658-01-6, 208 pages, illust. b&w and colour
      Contains essays, biographies, thumbnails of entire McMichael collection
      Includes Emily Carr, L.L. Fitzgerald, Lawren Harris, A.Y. Jackson, F.H. Varley

A GUIDE TO SCULPTURE IN VANCOUVER
      1980, Peggy Imredy, self published; no ISBN.
      64 pages, illustrated throughout in black & white.
      Excellent summary of sculpture in Vancouver to that time; includes index.
      Artists include L.A. Hamilton, Charles Marega, Bruno Bobak
      Beatrice Lennie, B.C. Binning, and others.

100 YEARS OF CANADIAN DRAWINGS
      1980, Jerrold Morris, Methuen Publications, Agincourt Ontario; ISBN 0-458-94570-6.
      192 pages, illustrated throughout in black & white.
      Includes biographical sketches of numerous western artists and works illustrated.

PASSIONATE SPIRITS - A History of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts 1880 - 1980
      1980, by Rebecca Sisler, R.C.A.
      Clarke Irwin & Co., ISBN 0-7720-1308-X
      296 pages; illustrated; foreword by John C. Parkin, President, R.C.A.
      Includes list of Presidents and Members; list of illustrations; index

IN THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS - Early Mountaineering in British Columbia
      1980; 74 pages illustrated in black and white; no ISBN
      Compiled and editied by Susan Leslie; Sound Heritage Vol VIII, No. 4
      Published by the Aural History Program, Provincial Archives of B.C.
      Includes account of Waddington climb and death of Alec Dalgleish
      Numerous photographs by Dalgleish reproduced in the publication.

A BRUSH WITH THE WEST by Dale Burk
      1980; 136 pages; ISBN 0-87842-133-5; Mountain Press Publishing Company
      Illustrated in black and white, with colour plates
      Includes info on John Ford Clymer and works illustrated.

ARTISTS OF ALBERTA by Suzanne Devonshire Baker
      1980; 98 pages; ISBN 0-88864-067-6; University of Alberta Press
      Illustrated throughout in colour; 85 separate biographies
      Artists include George Angliss, Kay Angliss, Illingworth Kerr.

THE WOMEN'S AUXILIARY TO THE VANCOUVER ART GALLERY 1943 - 1979
      1982 pamphlet, n.p.; no ISBN; illustrated with photographs
      Produced by the Volunteer Committee, Vancouver Art Gallery
      An interesting history of events such as "Do You Own A Canadian Painting?", Beaux Arts Balls

ARTISTS, BUILDERS AND DREAMERS - 50 Years at the Banff School
      By David and Peggy Leighton
      1982, ISBN 0-7710-5244-8; McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
      160 pages; illustrated with b&w photographs
      "Cast of Characters" (index) includes numerous B.C. Artists

THE PACIFIC NATIONAL EXHIBITION - An Illustrated History
      David Breen and Kenneth Coates
      1982, U.B.C. Press, ISBN 0-7748-0167-0, 122 pages, illustrated

VANCOUVER'S FAIR
      An Administrative & Political History of the The Pacific National Exhibition
      David Breen and Kenneth Coates
      1982, U.B.C. Press, ISBN 0-7748-0161-1, 192 pages, illustrated
      Includes index; notes; statistics; bibliography

EXPLORING VANCOUVER'S PAST by City of Vancouver
      "An Informal guide to Researching Local and Family History in Vancouver"
      1983, Acadia Printing Ltd., 32 page pamphlet, no ISBN
      Prepared by the History Resource Committee of the Vancouver Centennial Commission
      Introduction; how to plan a research project; guide to Vancouver and B.C. research resources
      Illustrated; excellent guide to local research - has helped me a lot.

VISIONS - CONTEMPORARY ART IN CANADA
      1983, ISBN 0-88894-392-X, published by Douglas & McIntyre
      240 pages, illustrated in colour and black and white.
      Includes essays by Alvin Balkind, Terrence Heath, Gary Michael Dault,
           Charlotte Townsend-Gault, John Bentley Mays, Diana Nemiroff
      Designed and Edited by Robert Bringhurst

OCEAN PAPER STONE by Robert Bringhurst
      112 pages, ISBN 0-919758-07-X; published April 1984 by William Hoffer, ltd. ed. of 1,250
      Exhibition included All Creatures Great and Small by Ross Lort
      Catalogue includes information on early Vancouver publishers, writers, and illustrators

NOT JUST PIN MONEY, Barbara K. Latham & Roberta J. Pazdro, Eds.
      1984, published by Camosun, Victoria.
      Includes essay: From Pastels to Chisel: the Changing Role of BC Women Artists
      Essay includes references to Josephine Crease, Sister Mary Osithe, Ina Uhthoff, and Beatrice Lennie.

THE SPRINGETTS OF MAPLE BAY
      by Dennis Minaker, 1985

AQUARALLE! by Rebecca Sisler
      1986, 56 pages; illustrated b&w; The Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour, no ISBN
      A History of the Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour 1925 - 1985
      Includes bibliography; Presidents, Awards, Exhibitions Abroad; Members Past and Present
      Mostly Eastern members, but includes Bruno Bobak, A.C. Leighton, Arthur Lismer
            J.W.G. Macdonald, W.J. Phillips, and Jack Shadbolt.

CANADIAN WHO'S WHO INDEX 1898 - 1984
      1986, Evelyn de R. McMann, University of Toronto Press, ISBN 0-8020-4633-9
      "incorporating Canadian Men and Women of the Time"
      Index to more than 33,000 Canadians who were in Who's Who.

PORT WATCH - Historical Ships in Vancouver Harbour by Vancouver City Archives
      "A Retrospective Look at 100 Years of Ships and Shipping in Vancouver Harbour"
      1986 Centennial Project, 60 page cerlox bound, no ISBN
      Extensive footnotes, index; illustrated with black and white photographs

VANCOUVER CENTENNIAL BIBLIOGRAPHY by Vancouver Historical Society
      1986, Compiled by Linda L. Hale; cartobibliography by Frances M. Woodward.
      "A comprehensive, thematic bibliography on Vancouver", focussing on "Vancouver proper".
      Four Volumes (Set ISBN 0-9692378-0-4):
      Volume I (ISBN 0-9692378-1-2):
           Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Books; Pamphlets
      Volume II (ISBN 0-9692378-2-0):
           Theses; Articles; Serials; Manuscripts; Maps; Architectural Records; Microforms;
           Photographic Collections; Film & Video Productions; Sound Recordings;
           Portfolios & Kits; Machine Readable Data Files; Miscellaneous
      Volume III (ISBN 0-9692378-3-9):
           Name Index; Title Index
      Volume IV (ISBN 0-9692378-4-7):
           Subject Index; Series Index
      1,800 pages of extensive, cross-referenced biobliographical sources
      A great set of books to browse through looking for unexpected tidbits and treasures
      A project is underway to put this information on-line and update it, at UBC Library.

MURALS FROM A GREAT CANADIAN TRAIN by Ian M. Thom
      1986, bilingual, published by Art Global / Libre Expression
      192 pages, ISBN 2-920718-24-X, illustrated in colour and black and white
      History of the murals commissioned for the Canadian Pacific Railway's Park Cars
      Includes works by E.J. Hughes, W.J. Phillips, A.Y. Jackson

CANADIAN ART VOLUME ONE / A - F
      Catalogue of the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
      General Editors: Charles C. Hill / Pierre B. Landry
      1988, National Gallery of Canada; ISBN 0-88884-545-6
      32 pages front matter; 406 pages catalogue; index
      Essay Collecting Canadian Art at the National Gallery of Canada 1880-1980 by Hill
      Complete listing alphabetically by artist of the Gallery's collection (in 4 volumes)
      300 artists listed in this volume, each with concise biography & works illustrated.
      A meticulous and massive project: 1,775 artworks catalogued in Volume One.
      See also Volume Two / G - K below (1994).

CROFTON HOUSE SCHOOL, the First Ninety years, 1898-1988
      1988, Elizabeth Bell-Irving, Crofton House School, ISBN 0-9693399-0-1
      278 pages, illustrated b&w, includes index, numerous appendices
      Includes references to Beatrice Lennie and Isabelle Wintemute

CARMANAH - ARTISTIC VISIONS OF AN ANCIENT RAINFOREST
      1989, 168 pages; Western Canada Wilderness Committee; ISBN 0-9692230-5-6
      Includes Foreword by David Suzuki, Preamble by Cameron Young;
            Introduction by Randy Stoltmann, History, Map, Natural History,
            Epilogue by Bruce Cockburn, The project by Arne Hansen, The Art.
      100 B.C. artists participated including LeRoy Jensen, Jack Shadbolt, Gordon Smith

PRINTMAKING IN ALBERTA - 1945 - 1985, by Bente Roed Cochran
      1989, 174 pages; The University of Alberta Press; ISBN 0-88864-139-7
      Illustrated in colour and b&w
      Part I: Canadian Printmaking and its Influence on Alberta Printmakers
      Part II: Printmaking in Alberta
      Part III: Alberta Print Artists (includes 2 page biography of Burleigh)
      Includes list of print exhibitions; extensive notes and references; index

DEAR NAN - Letters of Emily Carr, Nan Cheney and Humphrey Toms
      1990, edited by Doreen Walker; 436 pages
      University of British Columbia Press; ISBN 0-7748-0348-7
      250 letters transcribed, includes extensive biographical notes, excellent index
      Possibly the best and most extensive collection of contemporary chat about B.C. Artists

EARLY LAND SURVEYORS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (P.L.S. GROUP)
      Compiled and edited by John A. Whittaker
      Published by The Corporation of Land Surveyors of the Province of British Columbia
      1990, ISBN 1-55056-090-5; 170 pages (softcover)
      Contains excellent two page biography and b&w photograph of R.S. Sherman

EMPRESS TO THE ORIENT by W. Kaye Lamb
      1991, 148 pages, ISBN 0-9695221-2-6; published by the Vancouver Maritime Museum Society
      History of the Canadian Pacific Empress ocean liners
      Extensively illustrated in colour and black & white, photographs
      Foreword by Leonard G. McCann, essays, footnotes, appendices
      Includes illustration of work by A. Lee Rogers p.27.

ART & ARCHITECTURE IN CANADA - A Bibliography & Guide to the Literature
      1991, by Loren R. Lerner and Mary F. Williamson
      2 volumes; University of Toronto Press ISBN 0-8020-5856-6
      Extensive compilation of sources; includes 300 pages of artist biographies
      Numerous bibliographical references to B.C. art and artists, but also many references missed.

NO PLACE FOR A LADY: the story of Canada's women pilots, 1928-1992
      By Shirley Render, 1992; published by Portage & Main Press, Winnipeg Manitoba
      ISBN 0-9694264-2-9; includeds bibliographical references and index, illustrations.
      Includes information on the Flying Seven and Rosalie Moore

BY A LADY, Celebrating Three Centuries of Art by Canadian Women by Maria Tippett
      1992, Viking, ISBN 0-670-84458-6
      226 pages, illustrated in colour and b&w, list of illustrations, index

SUNNY SANDY SAVARY: A History of Savary Island 1792-1992 by Ian Kennedy
      1992, Kennell Publishing, Vancouver; ISBN 0-9696291-0-9
      188 pages, paperback, illustrated black & white; index, bibliography
      Includes references to Maud Sherman, R.S. Sherman, the Herchmer family,
           Frankie Keefer, Helen Griffin, visiting artists, art school students & staff.

ARTISTS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST - A Biographical Dictionary, 1600s - 1970
      1993, by Maria Sharylen, published by McFarland
      ISBN 0-89950-797-2; includes extensive 10 page index of groups and venues

CANADIAN ART VOLUME TWO / G - K
      Catalogue of the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
      Editor Pierre B. Landry in collaboration with Claire Champ
      1994, National Gallery of Canada; ISBN 0-88884-638-X
      11 pages front matter; 392 pages catalogue; index
      Complete listing alphabetically by artist of the Gallery's collection (in 4 volumes)
      197 artists listed in this volume, each with concise biography & works illustrated.
      A meticulous and massive project: 1,710 artworks catalogued in Volume Two.

THE GROUP OF SEVEN - Art For A Nation
      1995, Charles C. Hill, National Gallery of Canada, ISBN 0-7710-6716-x
      376 pages, illustrated thoughout in colour and black & white
      Includes Endnotes, Notes to the Reader, List of works, Bibliography, Index
      Extensive list of exhibitions includes all G7 shows in Western Canada

A NEW CLASS OF ART - The Artist's Print in Canadian Art, 1877 - 1920
      1996, Rosemary L. Tovell, ISBN 0-88884-655-X; published by National Gallery of Canada
      Technically an exhibition catalogue of travelling show, but has extensive information.
      Illustrated; includes endnotes; list of works; selected references; index
      An excellent overview of an important period of Canadian printmaking
      Includes information on Thomas Mower Martin (3 etchings illust.), John Innes (1 illust.),
           Walter J. Phillips (4 illust.), among others.

THE NEW SPIRIT - Modern Architecture in Vancouver, 1938 - 1963
      1997, Rhodri Windsor Liscombe; 208 pages, ISBN 1-55054-555-8; illustrated b&w
      Foreword Phyllis Lambert; Introduction Adele Freedman
      Includes notes; chronology. buildings list; architects & engineers; bibliography

LION'S GATE by Lilia D'Acres & Donald Luxton
      1998, ISBN 0-88922-416-1; 178 pages, published by Talon Books
      Illustrated throughout; good information on Charles Marega.

CANVAS OF WAR - Painting the Canadian Experience 1914 to 1945
      2000, by Dean F. Oliver, Laura Brandon; Foreword by J.L. Granatstein
      Douglas & McIntyre Ltd., ISBN 1-55054-772-0
      178 pages illustrated in colour and b&w
      Includes historical essays, chronology, sources, index of works, index of artists.

ALBERTA SOCIETY OF ARTISTS - The First Seventy Years
      2000, by Kathy E. Zimon; illustrated b&w, xii + 204 pages + extensive colour section
      University of Calgary Press; ISBN 1-55238-034-3
      Includes list of members, executive, exhibitors in selected exhibitions, index
      Winner of the Melva J. Dwyer award for "an exceptional reference work on Canadian art"
      Includes chapter on A.C.Leighton; references to George Angliss.

CANADIAN ART - FROM ITS BEGINNINGS TO 2000 by Anne Newlands
      2000; ISBN 1-55209-450-2; 356 pages hardcover
      Artist biographies, illustrated throughout in colour
      Includes glossary, bibliography, title index, museums and galleries
      Early western artists include:
            B.C. Binning, Emily Carr, Allan Edson
            L.L. Fitzgerald, H.G. Glyde, Lawren Harris
            E.J. Hughes, A.Y. Jackson, Paul Kane
            J.W.G. Macdonald, , Harold Mortimer Lamb
            Lucius O'Brien, Walter J. Phillips, Jack Shadbolt
            John Vanderpant, Frederick H. Varley

THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA by Terry Reksten
      2001; ISBN 1-55054-859-X (bound), 1-55365-111-1 (paperback 2005)
      280 pages; profusely illustrated; credits, selected bibliography, index
      Includes artist references or work illustrated including:
            William Hind (pages 57, 59); Frederick Whymper (65, 76);
            Orville Fisher (213); Emily Carr (215); Jack Shadbolt (257)

BUTTERFLIES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA by Guppy and Shepard
      2001; ISBN 0-7748-0809-8; 408 pages
      Illustrated with colour photographs, illustrations, maps
      Includes early reference to R.S. Sherman.

THE GROUP OF SEVEN IN WESTERN CANADA
      2002, Key Porter Books in association with the Glenbow Museum., ISBN 1-55263-439-6
      Essays: Catharine M. Mastin, Robert Stacey, Marcia Crosby, Anna Hudson, Liz Wylie, Ann Davis
      208 pages, extensively illustrated in colour and b&w
      Published in conjunction with travelling exhibition 2002 - 2004.
      Includes chronology, notes, list of lenders, selected bibliography, list of works, index

INDEX TO NINETEENTH-CENTURY CANADIAN CATALOGUES of ART
      2004; ISBN 0-88884-786-6; softcover, Vol. One 984 pages, Vol. Two 1,066 pages
      Published by National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives: Occasional Paper Number 6
      Includes user guide, catalogue index, artist index, collector index, bibliography
      A huge compilation of well-referenced early information, bilingual
      No B.C. exhibitions listed, in particular missing 1890 VAA - 1st Annual Exhibition.
      Winner of 2004 Melva J. Dwyer Award (Art & Artists in Exhibition also nominated).

THE BOW - LIVING WITH A RIVER, edited by Gerald T. Conaty
      Includes essays by G.T. Conaty, Daryl Betenia, Catharine Mastin
      2004; ISBN 1-55263-634-8; Glenbow Museum, published by Key Porter Books Ltd.
      160 pages, hardcover; extensively illustrated with artwork and historical photographs
      Includes essays, select artist biographies, art and general bibliographies, index
      Artwork by western artists includes:
            F.M. Bell Smith, E.J. Hughes, A.Y. Jackson
            Illingworth H. Kerr, A.C. Leighton
            Thomas Mower Martin, W.J. Phillips

MAGNETIC ISLE - Gladys Bloomfield's Savary
     2005; ISBN 0-9739209-0-4; 146 pages, illustrated in black and white
     Edited by Conde Landale; published by Savary Island Heritage Society
     Includes references to R.S. Sherman, Maud Rees Sherman, Laurencia Herchmer.

WATERFRONT by James P. Delgado, Executive Director, Vancouver Maritime Museum
      "The illustrated maritime story of Greater Vancouver"
      Published by Vancouver Maritime Museum and Stanton Atkins & Dosil Publishers
      2005, ISBN 0-9732346-5-2, 186 pages hardcover first edition with dust jacket
      Includes list of sources, index, credits, acknowledgements
      Extensively illustrated in colour and black and white with art and photographs
      Artwork reproduced from Atkins Feckless Collection includes prints by:
        Walter J. Phillips (page 7); James Blomfield (page 34)
        Paul Goranson (pages 62-63); Orville Fisher (page 84)
        Alistair Bell (page 127); B.C. Binning (pages 154-155)
        E.J. Hughes (page 176)

TAMING THE FRONTIER: ART & WOMEN IN THE CANADIAN WEST 1880 - 1920
      July 2005; by Virgina G. Berry, copyright Margaret Berry and Julie Berry Melynk.
      188 pages softcover; illustrated, footnotes, bibliography, index
      Centered on Winnipeg, but has early references to artists who moved west to Vancouver, including:
           Victor Long, Mary Riter Hamilton, L.A. Hamilton, Claude W. Gray
           Charles John Collings, F.M Bell Smith, Walter J. Phillips

"A WOMAN'S PLACE", edited by K.A. Finlay
      Art and the Role of Women in the Cultural Formation of Victoria, B.C. 1850s-1920s
      2006; ISBN 1-55058-288-7; 130 pages, softcover, illust. in colour and black and white
      Published by Maltwood Museum and Gallery, University of Victoria
      Includes information on numerous early B.C. women artists, including:
            Emily Carr, Mary Riter Hamilton, The Crease Family
            Sophie Pemberton, Theresa V. Wylde

INDEX TO NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA EXHIBITION CATALOGUES
and CHECKLISTS 1880 - 1930

      2007; ISBN 978-0-88884-835-2; softcover, 514 pages
      Published by National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives: Occasional Paper Number 7
      Includes essay, catalogues, artist listings, collector listings, bibliography
      A major compilation of well-referenced information, numerous western artists listed

INDEPENDENT SPIRIT - EARLY CANADIAN WOMEN ARTISTS by A.K. Prakash
      2008; ISBN 978-1-55407-417-4; hardcover, 410 pages
      Published by Firefly Books, Richmond Hills ON. Extensively illustrated
      Includes biographies, index of early Canadian women artists, list of illustrations, index
      Includes information and works illustrated for Emily Carr, Sophie Pemberton, Mary Riter Hamilton.

THE MAN WHO SAVED VANCOUVER - MAJOR JAMES SKITT MATTHEWS
      By Daphne Sleigh, 2008, published by Heritage House, Surrey BC
      ISBN 978-1-894974-19-4, paperback, 224 pages, illustrated black & white
      Extensive biography of founding City Archivist Matthews and history of the Archives
      Includes bibliography and index.

THE GREEN NECKLACE - THE VISION QUEST OF EDWARD MAHON
      By Walter O. Volovsek, 2012, published by Otmar Publishing, Castlegar BC
      ISBN 978-0-9880163-0-9, paperback, 282 pages, illustrated black & white
      Includes extensive biography of Lilette Mahon.
      Also references to Emily Carr, Nancy Bakewell.



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