Accession MS COLL 00355 - Charles Pachter Papers

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Charles Pachter Papers


  • 1944-ongoing (Creation)

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18 boxes and mapcase (4 metres)

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Charles Pachter, born in Toronto, is one of Canada's leading contemporary artists. He is a painter, printmaker, sculptor, designer, historian and lecturer. He holds degrees from the University of Toronto, the Sorbonne, and the Cranbrook Academy of Art. His works hang in public and private collections in London, New York, Berlin, Paris, Shanghai, Los Angeles and Tokyo. His publications include The Journals of Susanna Moodie, a colloboration with Margaret Atwood.

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Collection of family papers and photographs; correspondence with Margaret Atwood concerning their collaboration on the design and printing of five of her books, 1964-1980; and drafts and working copies of the books; his paintings and other activities.

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  • Restrictions: Permission to read correspondence is needed from Charles Pachter. For Pacther and Margaret Atwood correspondence, permission is needed from both Pachter and Atwood.

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  • English

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