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Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
4-5
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1966-1987
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
33 photographs : b&w and col. (2 slides) ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence and photographs documenting Mayor Phil Givens' controversial decision to acquire Henry Moore's bronze sculpture "the Archer".
Notes
Photographers and photography studios are identified on the photographs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-5; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
4-5
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
Feb. 1966 - June 1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence documenting the purchase of Henry Moore's sculpture, "The Archer", for Nathan Phillips Square. Included are letters of criticism and support for the purchase, lists of donors to the Henry Moore Sculpture Fund, donor pledges, a memo detailing a telephone conversation with Henry Moore, and correspondence regarding the cost of the sculpture.
Name Access
Moore, Henry
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-5; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
4-5
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
July 1966-Jan. 1967, 1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence documenting the purchase and unveiling of Henry Moore's sculpture, "The Archer", for Nathan Phillips Square. Included are letters of criticism and support for the sculpture's purchase, donation pledges, letters from artist Henry Moore, memos from the Board of Control, correspondence regarding the transportation of the sculpture to Toronto and the cost of installing it in Nathan Phillips Square. Also included is correspondence documenting the sculpture's unveiling ceremony, such as, invitation replies, letters of congratulations and the event programme.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-5; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
4-5
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Oct. 1966-Nov. 1966
Physical Description
21 photographs : b&w and col. (2 slides) ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs and medium format slides documenting the unveiling ceremony of Henry Moore's sculpture, "The Archer", at Nathan Phillips Square on October 27th, 1966. Included are images of Mayor Philip Givens delivering a speech and standing in front of the sculpture, crowds gathered to watch the unveiling and viewing the sculpture afterwards, and Canadian pair figure skaters Otto and Maria Jelinek performing for crowds at the ceremony. Individuals identified in the photographs include: Mayor Philip Givens, Dennis Flynn, Eric Arthur and Lieutenant Governor John Keiller MacKay.
Notes
Photographs are by the Toronto Fire Department.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Unveiling of "The Archer" sculpture at City Hall file
Level
Item
Fonds
51
Series
4-5
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
27 Oct. 1966
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Phil Givens shaking hands with Lieutenant Governor John Keiller MacKay (centre) and Chairman of the Art Committee, Eric Arthur (far right) during the unveiling ceremony. "The Archer" sculpture is clearly visible in the background.
Notes
Photograph is by the Toronto Fire Department.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Unveiling of "The Archer" sculpture at City Hall file
Level
Item
Fonds
51
Series
4-5
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Nov. 1966
Physical Description
1 slide : col. ; 7 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a colour slide of Givens sitting in front of "The Archer" sculpture with the New City Hall building clearly visible in the background.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-5; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
4-5
File
4
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
Feb. 1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
3 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm and 25 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs and textual records documenting the presentation of Henry Moore's lithograph "Four Reclining Figures : Caves" to the Art Gallery of Ontario in 1976. Included is one letter from the AGO to Phil Givens and images of Phil Givens presenting Moore's lithograph to AGO's president Marvin Geller and mingling with photographer Roloff Beny.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-5; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
4-5
File
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
15 Sept. 1987
Physical Description
9 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs documenting the Henry Moore Gallery opening at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Included are images of gallery curator Alan Wilkinson unveiling "The Archer" drawing, and Phil Givens delivering a speech, viewing artwork, and mingling with other guests. Other individuals identified include: Margo Bindhardt, David Campbell, Paddy Ann Burns, and Lizann (?).
Notes
Photographs are by the Art Gallery of Ontario.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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