Accession MS COLL 00604 - Charles Pachter Papers

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Charles Pachter Papers


  • 1915-2010 (Creation)

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21 boxes and items (8 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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Gift of Charles Pachter, 2010

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Includes numerous photographs, documents, letters and other material related to Sara Pachter, Harry Pachter and the extended Pachter and Sanders families; Charles Pachter correspondence, 2000-2009; art-related events and projects; personal diaries (restricted); books inscribed to Pachter by the authors, including Margaret Atwood and Rick Salutin as well as various materials related to the life and work of Charles Pachter

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  • RESTRICTED: Personal diaries

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  • English

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