Fonds F2179 - Jane Carson Champagne Fond

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Jane Carson Champagne Fond


  • 1951-1952 (Creation)

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27 illustrations
7 printer’s proofs

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Biographical history

Jane Carson Champagne, artist, writer, and teacher, was born on 17 July 1930 in Toronto. She graduated from Trinity College in 1952. She created drawings for the volume Trinity 1852-1952, and exhibited in the Trinity College Art Sale. She became an artist and teacher in Killarney, Ontario, and wrote for magazines such as Macleans, Homemaker, and The Canadian Composer. She was also the founder of the Ontario Outdoor Painting Society. In her book, Painting the Ontario Landscape, published by the University of Toronto Press in 1991, she describes her adventures of painting throughout the countryside.

Jane Carson married Jean-Remi Champagne (born 11 July 1925) and they had two daughters, Sophie and Ann. Jane Champagne died in Southampton, Ontario, on 28 March 2008.

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Materials received from Jane Champagne in 2001.

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The fonds consists of illustrations by Jane Champagne for the 1952 publication Trinity 1852-1952 published by the Trinity University Review, a student publication of Trinity College, Toronto. The fonds includes some printer’s proofs of the above.

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Copyright held by Trinity College.

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Trinity College Archives

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  • English



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