Fonds C 26
5 film reels
1 audio cassette
541 photographs : prints and slides
2 audio discs
ca. 90 centimetres of textual records
ca. 1,600 drawings : various media
Fonds consists of material created, received, and collected by Thor Hansen and by his daughter, Sister Anitra.
Fonds includes textual material such as correspondence, architectural drawings, sketches, publications, newspaper clippings, pamphlets and memoranda from the period 1927-1990.
Also included in the fonds are 525 photographs, primarily dealing with Hansen's work as an artist. They include interior views of British-American Oil Company buildings, as well as of artwork found within those buildings, ca. 1955- 1965. As well, there are five reels of motion picture film, with subject areas including the Toronto British-American Oil Company building, Native Indian handcrafts and figures, Toronto street scenes, and Thor Hansen at work.
Fonds also includes one audio cassette, dealing with Thor Hansen's retirement party and tribute speeches, 1968. Two undated audio discs are included, with Adrienne Clarkson interviewing Thor Hansen.
Thorkild Conrad Hansen (1903- 1976) was a commercial design artist and architect who provided artistic and architectural planning for a number of buildings in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.
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Title based on contents of fonds.
Accession numbers 15079, 15080, 24573.
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