Series 3: Personal miscellaneous materials [textual and graphic records; sound recordings]. - - 1926-1982; predominant [194- ]-[197- ]. - - 5 cm of textual material; 1 woodcut, 20.5 cm x 24.5 cm; 4 audio reels.

Scope and content: This series consists of personal items such as certificates, diplomas, membership cards, art history lecture notes, material relating to the National Film Board, creative writing projects, notes on a visit to Newfoundland, and notes for a talk entitled "Arts as Communication." One file contains correspondence related to the art work done by Lucy Jarvis as a contribution to the 1980 tribute to Fred Cogswell by the Wombat Press. This series also  includes four (4) tape recordings of story telling sessions or recitations, perhaps by Atwood Lewis and Lucy Jarvis.

Arrangement is by topic.

Title based on the content of the series.
File titles supplied.


File 1     Personal file of certificates, diplomas; passports,                 1926-1982
              membership cards; copies of Jarvis's birth and
              baptismal certificates

File 2     Art history lecture notes, Boston [?]                                    [1927-1929]

File 3     National Film Board material                                              1943-1944; 1953

             Includes eight (8) issues of Canada in Action. Film Lecture Notes. 2nd Series, 1943-1944
             and 3rd Series 1944-1945, issued by the National Film Board Office in Ottawa as aids to
             discussion for teachers and leaders of adult groups co-operating with the NFB in
             presenting these films. Newspaper clipping of report of the visit to UNB Art Centre by
             NFB's John Grierson. Also includes film list from Canadian Film Institute, Ottawa, 1953.

            See also Series 5, file 6: Canadian Affairs, v.1, no. 11 (1944) "A film policy for
                                                    Canada" by John Grierson

            See also Series 8, Box 5: Sketches made while on tour for the NFB

File 4   Creative writing                                                                     [197-?]

            Drafts of skits and puppet show dialogues: Pembroke Beach Puppet Show

File 5    Lecture notes: "Arts as Communication" Yarmouth, NS         [197-?]

File 6    Notes made on a trip to Newfoundland July 1977

            See also Series 8 , Box 9, sketch book no. 42

File 7   Woodcut for scroll for Fred Cogswell tribute, Wombat Press, June 1980

            Includes woodcut template and correspondence regarding the cover art supplied by Lucy
            Jarvis for the Wombat Press tribute scroll to Cogswell on the occasion of his retirement in
            1980 as publisher of Fiddlehead Poetry Books. Only 200 copies of the scroll and
            accompanying envelope with the fiddlehead motif were printed. Jarvis did the original
            design of a fiddlehead for the eponymous magazine established in 1945. File contains two
            (2) poems by Don Gammon, an early Fiddlehead editor.

File 8* Four (4) 8mm audio reels including recitations by a male voice - may be
            Atwood Lewis, a NS man mentioned in some letters and known to Lucy Jarvis as
            a story teller. He lived nearby in an old school bus for about a decade and was a
            war veteran. Mr. Lewis was nicknamed "Pirate" as he had lost a leg.

            *Housed in BOX 4

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