File 2006 01 14 - Diary and sketchbook

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CA ON00389 2-1-2006 01 14


Diary and sketchbook


  • 13-May-63 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual material (128 p.) : 21.3 x 27.2 cm

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  • File consists of a notebook containing 13 pages of two diary entries, lists, ephemera and eight line drawings by Watson of landscapes, people, cars, and birds and ephemera relating to art, Watson's purchase of books from English book dealers, and a camping trip. The notebook has been annotated "From the point of view of [genius or senses?]
  • beware of the dog" in the front cover by Wilfred Watson. Although this notebook has been dated 1963, it may contain earlier material as one drawing is annotated "21 Sussex Ave.", Watson's address from 1959 to 1961 when she was living in Toronto pursuing her PhD.

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Title based on contents of the file. Ephemera has been removed to an adjoining envelope. No publication of this material, in whole or in part, without the permission of the Literary Executor.

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