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File · 1986 - 1987
Part of Ted Harrison fonds

File consists of material related to Harrison's attendance and participation in the Biennale of Illustrations Bratislava, September – October 1985.

File consists of the following items:
• 17 February 1986 – Currier and Smith customs brokers invoice, via Prague
• Goods sent by Bren Art Packers, 28 May 1985; itemized by the customs broker as 10 illustrations plus book, value $8000, exported 11 June 1985.
• Goods returned from Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, via Canada Customs 09 December 1985
• Catalogue for the Biennale of Illustrations Bratislava, September – October 1985
• Entry forms for the artist, Biennale of Illustrations Bratislava
• 29 May 1987 – receipt of 10 original illustrations, Secretariat BIB

Saskatchewan Reading Council
File · 2001 - 2002
Part of Ted Harrison fonds

File consists of material relating to the Saskatchewan Reading Council Conference April 18-20, 2002, in Regina, Sk. The Council was associated with Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation and International Reading Association

File consists of the following items:
• 17 February 2001 – invitation from chairperson Donna Humbert to TH to present the keynote address
• 7 March 2001 – program from Saskatchewan Reading Conference 2001 (two copies)
• 28 March 2001 – thanks to TH for accepting
• subsequent emails regarding theme of presentation
• 18 December 2001 – final arrangements. TH will close the conference
• 25 Feb 2002 – travel arrangements
• 28 March 2002 – invitation to lunch accepted; menu from Lowe’s Tea Room sent
• airline tickets in folder
• Schedule of Events – Saturday April 20, 1.30 am Keynote Address Ted Harrison
• 20 April 2002 – photocopy of cheque for TH’s fee and expenses - $1967.59
• 23 April 2002 – TH had the cheque in his pocket

File · 1984 - 1988
Part of Ted Harrison fonds

File consists of material related to Harrison's involvement with the Canadian Citizen’s Committee for National Parks Centennial, 258 Adelaide Street East, Toronto, and Citizens Centennial Committee of Parks Canada’s Centennial 1985. TH was a director.

File consists of the following items:
• 19 April 1984 – National Parks Citizens Centennial Committee national initiatives booklet
• 7 March 1985 – TH reviews Michelin guide for Canada
• 7 March 1985 – TH goes to meeting at Banff – expenses
• 11 March 1985 – TH proposes poster design
• 12 March 1985 – TH sends photos of Kluane Glacier for poster design
• 26 May – 10 June 1985 – trip to Quebec City – expenses sheets
• 21 June 1985 – board of directors meet in Whitehorse – room assignments
• 29 June 1985 – TH outlines Centennial activities in the Yukon – Gloria Saarinen (Whitehorse, Haines Junction, Dawson City); a canoe flotilla/race from Whitehorse to Dawson City
• 3 February 1986 – Mr. and Mrs. Lorne Gramms – permission to use photo of Sam McGee
• 7 January 1988 – Gerry Kristianson writes to say committee has ceased to exist; relevant paperwork

File · 1991 - 1992
Part of Ted Harrison fonds

File consists of documents regarding the International Reading Association’s 37th Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida – May 3-7, 1992

File consists of the following items:
• proposal: Ted Harrison retained to deliver a speech “The Classroom in Action: Investigating ways to Integrate International Books into the K-8 Curriculum”; also panel discussion
• 14 June 1991 – letter to Carl Tomlinson – hopes plan comes to fruition
• portfolio of materials relevant to the Convention

Publishing (general)
File · 1985 - 1997
Part of Ted Harrison fonds

File consists of a wide range of correspondence covering distribution, book tours, evaluation, and requests for comment.

File consists of the following items:
• Materials evaluation of “Cremation of Sam McGee”
• 24 November 1988 – review: “The Shooting of Dan McGrew”
• 26 September 1988 – notes from TH
• 1985 – Canada Council Public Reading Program payment notice
• 9 September 1985 – correspondence with Brian McFarlane regarding a book about Dawson City Daredevils with manuscript
• 24 April 1986 – Greenwillow Books, New York, will publish “Cremation of Sam McGee”
• 1990 – correspondence with Highlights for Children regarding becoming American publisher for TH’s works
• 2 April 1992 – ZDF, a German publisher, wants to publish “Cremation of Sam McGee”
• April 1992 – Review in “The Reading Teacher”
• 28 January 1993 – public lending rights commission summary
• Numerous evaluations of TH books by teachers and librarians

Projects
Series
Part of Ted Harrison fonds

Series consists of material related to ideas which might be undertaken by the artist: paintings, permissions for reproduction, donations.

Series consists of the following files: Proposals; Commissions; Permissions; Letters of thanks; Donations; Ducks Unlimted; Endeavour; Glenbow Museum; BeauDril; and Cyprus Anvil.

Proposals
File · 1983 - 1998
Part of Ted Harrison fonds

File consists of project ideas sent to Ted Harrison for consideration; most of them were not followed up.

File consists of the following items:
• 20 April 1983 – Seattle Canadian Consulate Canada Days
• 9 November 1983 – western Renaissance Artists’ Society (Vancouver) membership
• 27 February 1984 – Pegasus Gallery, Salt Spring Island – no
• 27 February 1994 – Atlantic Galleries, Fredericton – no
• 31 December 1984 – Annick Press – Harrison’s suggestion for a book
• 8 November 1985 – Assinaboia Gallery – no
• 4 March 1985 – Yukon Department of Economic Dev and Tourism – Jack Chambers Memorial Foundation slide set
• 21 March 1985 – Arctic Transportation Limited - reproductions for the icebreaker
• 23 July 1986 – Okanagan Regional Library reading/workshop
• 31 October 1986 – Colin Alexander poems – no
• 1986 – Northwestel Directory cover competition
• 9 December 1986 – Artists for Youth Charity Auction – no
• 1 August 1986 – Canada Council Interdisciplinary Project Fund
• 19 September 1986 – Yukon Sports Federation – corporate recognition
• 29 January 1987 – Muttart Gallery, Calgary - Western Canadian Icons show – no
• 13 April 1989 – Chickadee magazine (Toronto) - 800 word article
• 11 July 1987 – The Gallery Fine Art, St. John’s Nfld – consignment?
• 16 March 1989 – Kiskatinaw Fall Fair
• 15 June 1989 – cover for a book by Elmer J. White, Juneau Alaska
• 23 May 1990 – Confederation of Chivalry, Sydney Australia – membership?
• 13 February 1990 – NWT Airlines 350 posters - 15 June 90 – NWT airways ltd. – not a donation…
• 21 March 1990 – Island Art limited edition reproductions – no
• 17 April 1990 – Western Paint Company – print sales?
• 28 June 1990 – Paul Schimnowski Young Presidents Convention, Winnipeg design + 150 prints - $12,000
• 6 November 1990 – Kurt Rothfelder, manuscript for illustration – no
• 10 December 1990 – Nick Whistler – unpublished poems of Robert Service
• 19 July 1991 – Kathy Shewan – poems to illustrate – no
• 11 October 1991 – Big Rock Brewery Calgary – beer label
• 19 November 1991 – United Church Observer interview?
• 2 September 1992 – Carol Martin – exhibit for National Library fall 93
• 30 June 1992 – Diana Nemiroff, National Gallery – regret your kind offer
• 3 November 1992 – Pat Dignan – Hermit of Shark Tooth Shoal, a poem
• 1992 – Yukon Quest International, Whitehorse – 1000 posters
• 18 March 1993 – Terrance Sulymko fine Art – Canada Post touring exhibition, research project
• 29 March 1993 – Ryerson – Can Business and the Arts Coexist? Research project
• 19 May 1993 – The Writer’s Union statistics
• 24 June 1993 – Moshe Goodman, Jerusalem – autographed stamp
• 13 October 1993 – Law Society of the Yukon Maddison Chair contribution
• 29 April 1994 – Whitehorse Concerts – design for a quilted wall hanging
• 16 May 1994 – Northern arts and Cultural Centre, Yellowknife – poster design
• 20 August 1997 – Northern Designs cross stitch kits, Grande Prairie Alta.
• 3 April 1998 – Landmark Stock (images), Novato California – no
• Daniel van Kranendonk, Copenhagen – story to illustrate

Donations
File · 1976 - 1997
Part of Ted Harrison fonds

File consists of two folders of documents regarding a selection of donations made by Ted Harrison to various charitable causes. Requests to which Harrison did not donate are included in the folders, but not listed below. More extensive correspondence for donations with other agencies is included in separate files.

File contains items related to the following:
• 19 May 1976 CARS painting
• 21 November 1983 Anglican Church Bazaar artwork
• 6 January 1984 Celebrity Auction book
• 16 July 1984 Hadassah Wizo Montreal – painting $3500
• 21 September 1985 Ottawa Symphony auction - painting
• 7 July 1987 – BC Coalition for the disabled, painting $3000, guest speaker
• 10 August 1987 – print for recreation centre
• 2 November, 1987 – 19th Effort Auction – print $360
• 20 November 1987 – University of Alberta - $100
• 8 December 1978 – Whitehorse General Hospital – 230 posters
• 8 December 1987 – City of Whitehorse – painting to give to sister city $5000
• 31 December 1987 – Salvation Army - $100
• 27 April 1988 – Arts Canada North - $70
• 12 December 1986 – Calgary Philharmonic Art Auction
• 30 May 1989 – Malaspina Printmakers Society – a print
• 22 June 1989 – Heritage Canada Foundation – a design $900
• 19 July 1989 – Yukon College art competition judge
• 16 October 1989 – Friends of Art Gallery of Whitehorse – a painting $4250
• 10 December 1987 – Boy Scouts of Canada - $100
• 13 January 1988 – Porter Creek Junior Secondary band trip - $200
• 17 June 1987 – Christ Church Cathedral Whitehorse – window $800
• 8 January 1990 – Romanian Orthodox Church relief fund –
• 3 march 1990 – Visual Artists Retirement Home (Toronto) auction - $3200
• 17 April 1990 – Vancouver opera art auction –
• 23 April 1990 – Prairie Gallery 10th annual art auction – screen print
• 3 July 1990 – Wildlife Habitat Canada (Ottawa) – 10 posters
• 23 August 1990 – Peace Arts Gallery Society, Charlie Lake BC – poster design
• 28 September 1990 – Northern Lights College, Chetwynd etc. – reprint permission
• 15 October 1990 – Danceart sale, Diane Farris Gallery – print $500
• 26 October 1990 – North Okanagan art auction- print
• 1 November 1990 – Canadian Consulate New York – four screen prints
• 1 November 1990 – Canadian Ethnocultural Council – calendar permission
• 14 November 1990 – Yukon Education – cloisonné pin design
• 22 November 1990 – Junior League of Edmonton dinner auction – 2 posters
• 7 April 1991 – Tatshenshini Wild (Vancouver) – painting and rights for slide
• 10 April 1991 – Malaspina Printmakers
• 29 October 1991 – Office of Independent Alliance, Yukon Legislative Assembly – logo
• 9 December 1991 – Big Brothers (Ottawa) honourary Patron 22nd annual art auction – painting mugs books posters
• 1992-1993 – donations of art total $35,200
• 8 May 1992 – Vancouver Art Gallery benefactors program - $1000
• 6 March 1992 – Ottawa Sun “what’s so great about Canada?” – 50 words
• 8 June 1992 – writers Union of Canada – painting $5000
• 23 July 1992 – The Queen, and French Consul – O Canada book
• 1 Sept 1992 – Friends of the Yukon Gallery, Whitehorse - $15,800
• 23 Sept 1992 – Unicef BC – Christmas card design
• 5 October 1992 – Big Brothers Ottawa 19th art auction – print
• 26 November 1992 – Yukon Fish and Game Association – print $300
• 9 December 1992 – Oxfam - $250
• 15 December 1992 – Vancouver Art Gallery Benefactor - $1000
• 28 December 1992 – Yukon Arts Centre - $1000
• 31 December 1992 – Detroit Public television - $250
• 16 January 1993 – Masonic lodge dues - $18
• 20 January 1993 – Christ Church Cathedral – sketch of the old log church
• 4 March 1993 – Milton Acorn Anthology. Charlottetown – “Yukon night” poem
• 7 May 1993 – Writers Union of Canada dues - $192.60
• 20 May 1993 – Yukon Arts Centre - $8500 painting
• 10 December 1993 – Edmonton Symphony Orchestra – painting and poster design
• 22 December 1994 – Juan de Fuca Hospital Foundation – “Ted Harrison Event”
• 8 August 1995 – ChildCan art auction London Ontario – art $875
• 6 July 1995 – Yukon College Maddison Chair trust – painting $5830 24 x 36
• 12 Sept 1996 – Juan de Fuca Hospitals golf tournament – print
• 17 November 1996 – Viva Choirs – screen print $700
• 18 December 1996 – Artists for Kids trust North Vancouver- patron
• 11 March 1997 – Taku Wilderness fine art auction – print $800
• 20 May 1997 – Council of Canadian to protect public pensions - $50
• 1 May 1997 – Sail and Life Training – signed easel and print - $750
• 8 July 1997 – Rotary Club of Oak Bay – posters
• 20 August 1997 – Airdrie Alberta Public Library auction – signed book
• 22 August 1997 – Greenpeace art auction - print $550

File · 1990 - 1996
Part of Ted Harrison fonds

File consists of correspondence with Arctic Art Gallery, Box 935, Yellowknife, NWT. Arctic Art Gallery is Yellowknife’s municipal art gallery. Harrison contributed a painting to be auctioned in 1990, 1992, and again in 1996.
File consists of correspondence and receipts for Harrison’s donations.

File · 1983 - 1996
Part of Ted Harrison fonds

File consists of correspondence with Harrison Galleries, owned by Alex Harrison, 2932 Granville Street, Vancouver. The Harrison Galleries, a long-established Vancouver company, had some success as Ted Harrison’s Vancouver dealer but were eventually overtaken as his agent there by Buschlen-Mowatt Galleries in 1991. Sales were sporadic after 1984, 30 in total noted.

File contains items related to the following:
• 17 October 1983: first correspondence
• 27 February 1984: one painting sold
• 31 May 1996: last correspondence

File · 1962 - 1998
Part of Ted Harrison fonds

File contains item related to the following subjects:
• 1962, Malaya
• 1969, Yukon
• 1987, Ottawa show
• 1990, November
• 1991, cruise to Russia
• 1992, Austria and Germany
• 1993, June (paintings)
• 1993, Victoria
• 1994, April (paintings)
• 1998, European cruise

Materials
File · 1983 - 1997
Part of Ted Harrison fonds

File consists of correspondence relevant to art supplies purchased by Ted Harrison.

File consists of the following items:
• 17 November 1983 – from TH to Regis Frames, Richmond: thanks for the evening
• 11 January 1984 – from TH to Rudon Industries, Chilliwack: 40 frames
• 26 January 1985 – from TH to Rudon: thanks for canvases
• 3 October 1985 – Rudon invoice: 30 canvases
• 25 February 1986 – Rudon invoice: 70 canvases
• 30 December 1987 – TH to False Creek Industries, Vancouver: payment for 7 metres x 72” canvas
• 19 February 1988 – TH to Wolsey Canada, Edmonton: order for 24 canvases
• 10 June 1989 – from The Paint Spot, Edmonton: canvas roll, 24 stretched canvas, 19 tubes Golden Acrylic, 4 stretchers
• 17 July 1990 – Jon Williams Art Supplies, Calgary: canvas order
• 12 August 1990 – TH to The Paint Spot: order for paint, medium, brushes
• 31 January 1991 – from Conserv-arte, Cheryle Harrison: notes re: restretching, soluvar varnish, silicon release paper
• 17 March 1992 – Jon Williams Art Supplies, Calgary: invoice for 11 of 36 canvases ordered
• 22 April 1997 – Seattle Film Works to TH: difficulty in locating your order

Audio visual
Series · [c. 1950] - [c. 2003]
Part of Herbert Siebner fonds

Audio visual series consists of 8mm, Super 8mm and 16mm film reels; and VHS tapes. Film and video were labelled by the artist.

Biographical
Series · 1952 - 2003
Part of Herbert Siebner fonds

Consists of personal, family items, including expired passports, Margarete Siebner’s death certificate, wills.