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Mount Allison University Archives fonds

DATES OF CREATION:
2000

PHYSICAL EXTENT:
56 drawings and 37 photographs

ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY/BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH:
Fonds consists of records created by the Mount Allison University Archives Artifact Illustration Project: Clara Dennis Collection. This project was initiated by the Archives, and made possible with support from the Crake Foundation, and additional support from the Mount Allison Faculty of Social Sciences and the Senate Committee on Teaching and Learning. Following the identification and cataloguing of this collection by archaeologist Dr. K. Leonard, Adjunct Professor, Mount Allison University Department of Sociology and Anthropology, he suggested that illustrations of these objects could be used for teaching purposes. Maskull Lasserre of Aylmer, Quebec, a Fine Arts student at Mount Allison University (Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, May 2001), was commissioned to illustrate selected objects from this collection.

CUSTODIAL HISTORY:
In continuous custody of the Mount Allison University Archives

SCOPE AND CONTENTS:
Fonds consists of 56 drawings of historic and prehistoric objects such as stone axes, spear and arrow tips, etc. Also included are slides of some of the drawings.

SOURCE OF TITLE:
Title based on contents of fonds

ACCRUALS:
Not expected

ASSOCIATED MATERIALS:
Not applicable

FINDING AIDS:
Inventory available at repository

IMMEDIATE SOURCE OF ACQUISITION:
Received directly from Maskull Lasserre and co-supervisor Prof. Jeffrey Burns, Mount Allison Fine Art Department

LANGUAGE:
English

LOCATION OF ORIGINALS:
Mount Allison University Archives

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION:
Not available

RELATED RECORDS:
An inventory of the objects which comprise the Clara Dennis Collection, Mount Allison University Archives, Accession 5902, is available at repository

ALL OTHER NOTES:
A set of photocopies of these drawings are available for public use

RETRIEVAL No.:
2000.17

REPOSITORY:
Mount Allison University Archives

RESTRICTIONS ON ACCESS, USE AND REPRODUCTION:
Open for research purposes. Copying and/or publication permitted only with written permission of the Mount Allison University Archives

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