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Beatrice Bazar fonds
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- Textual record
- Graphic material
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- Source of title proper: Title based on the provenance of the fonds.
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1934-1935 ; 1967-1977. (Creation)
- Bazar, Beatrice
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11 textual records
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Name of creator
Beatrice Millman Bazar was born on October 14, 1914 in Montreal, Quebec, as the daughter of Aaron and Rose Millman. She was married to Bernard Bazar. They had two sons, Leonard and Ronald. Beatrice Bazar died on September 28, 2009 at the age of 94. Beatrice Bazar was involved in the community at the local and national level. In 1935, she helped open the first pre-kindergarten Montessori school recognized by the Quebec government. Bazar co-founded the Dominion Gallery of Art with her mother, and the Youth Division of The Canadian Jewish Congress. She served on many boards, including the United Nations Association in Canada, where she served as president, was the director of the Canadian Human Rights Foundation, was the president for the Canadian Institute for International Affairs, and the Chair of the Foundation for International Training in Third World Countries.
Bazar received several medals throughout her life including the Order of Canada, which was awarded on October 25, 1990.
Scope and content
The Beatrice Bazar fonds contains materials related to Bazar’s relationship with Irving Layton. Material consists of two clippings of Layton’s poems, one of which is signed, love letters and poems to Beatrice Bazar from Irving Layton, and a photograph accompanied by a brief letter. the Beatrice Bazar Fonds is part of the Irving Layton Collection.
The fonds is divided into three series:
Records are in good condition.
Immediate source of acquisition
Material was donated to Special Collections by Beatrice Bazar in 2002 and by Ronald Bazar in 2011.
Original order has been preserved.
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Photocopies of Bazar-Layton correspondences are available.
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Reproduction for scholarly purposes is permitted.
Use of material in publications can only be done with written permission from the copyright holder.
Finding aid available.
No further accruals are expected.
Material was put into acid free file folders and boxes. Photograph was removed from the frame and placed in a photo envelope.
Copyright belongs to the creator(s).
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- Layton, Irving (Subject)
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