TABLE OF CONTENTS

Collection Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization of the Collection

Index Terms

Administrative Information 

Contact Information

Series Level Descriptions

1 - (Series A) Distribution of Douglas Duncan collection 

2 - (Series B) Publication of Pictures in the Douglas M. Duncan Collection, 1968-1977 

3 - (Series C) Inventory and disposition of Douglas Duncan collection, 1968-[1980?] 

4 - (Series D) Douglas Duncan, ca. 1936-1975. 

5 - (Series H) Correspondence, 1920-1963. 

6 - Family history and photographs, ca. 1850-1983. 

Box List

SERIES 1 - (Series A) Distribution of Douglas Duncan collection 

SERIES 2 - Series 2 - (Series B) Publication of Pictures in the Douglas M. Duncan Collection 

SERIES 3 - (Series C) Inventory and disposition of Douglas Duncan collection 

SERIES 4 - (Series D) Douglas Duncan 

SERIES 5 - (Series H) Correspondence 

SERIES 6 - Family history and photographs 

National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives

Douglas Duncan and Frances Duncan Barwick fonds:

Finding Aid 



Collection Summary

Title: Douglas Duncan and Frances Duncan Barwick fonds. 
Dates: – ca. 1850-1984. 
Quantity:  – 78 cm of textual records, 3088 photographs, and 1 slide projector. 

Biographical Sketch

Douglas M. Duncan (1902-1968), Canadian bookbinder, art dealer, and collector, is best remembered as one of the early supporters and promoters of Canadian art. The son of Fannie Elizabeth Moerdyke (1872- ) and Smith Frederick Duncan (1874-1963, President, Provincial Paper Mills, 1929-1946), Duncan was educated at Toronto and Paris and traveled extensively in Europe, spending most of his summers abroad between 1928-1939. After returning to Canada, he operated a bookbinding studio in Toronto. In 1936, Duncan became a founding member of the experimental Picture Loan Society. The Picture Loan Society was the first gallery in Canada to operate on a system of low-cost commission, making the purchase of art more affordable by renting pictures to prospective clients while at the same time providing affordable exhibition space for artists. By 1940, Duncan abandoned the bookbinding trade, becoming the Society's sole administrator. Artists on its roster included Carl Schaefer (1903-1995), L.L. Fitzgerald (1890-1956), "Scottie" Wilson (1890-1972), Harold Town (1924-1990), Paul Emile Borduas (1905-1960), Isabel McLaughlin (1903-2002), and Bertram Brooker (1888-1955). In particular, Duncan admired the work of artist David Milne (1882-1953), for whom he acted as sole agent. Over the years, Duncan amassed a large collection of Canadian art, including a significant number of works by Milne. After Duncan's death, his sister, Frances Duncan Barwick (1909-1984), arranged for the distribution of most of the over 4,000 works of art in Duncan's collection to many public or university art collections in Canada. In the years following Duncan's death, Barwick published a book on her brother's collection entitled, Pictures in the Douglas M. Duncan Collection (1975).

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Scope and Content

The fonds consists of material relating to Douglas Duncan's collection, its donation distribution to galleries and universities in Canada, and the publication of Frances Duncan Barwick's book. Slides of works from Duncan's collection, commissioned by Frances Barwick, are included with the fonds.There is also material related to Douglas Duncan himself, including newspaper clippings, correspondence, records from the Picture Loan Society, and photographs by Duncan. The fonds also includes photographs of works of art taken by Duncan as part of his record keeping system for the Picture Loan Society. Material related to Douglas Duncan's family, including correspondence between various family members, genealogical material, and photographs are also part of the fonds.

Source of supplied title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.
Immediate source of acquisition: Douglas Duncan's cataloguing cards and photographic records from the Picture Loan Society were donated to the National Gallery of Canada by Frances Duncan Barwick, 1985. Other material that had been donated to Carleton University by Frances Duncan Barwick in 1985 was subsequently transferred to the National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives by Carleton University in 1989.
Finding aids: Series level descriptions and box list available.
Related material: Several works formerly owned by Douglas Duncan are now in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada.

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Organization of the Collection

This collection is organized into 6 series.
Series 1 - (Series A) Distribution of Douglas Duncan collection, 1968-ca. 1984.
Series 2 - (Series B) Publication of Pictures in the Douglas M. Duncan Collection, 1968-1977.
Series 3 - (Series C) Inventory and disposition of Douglas Duncan collection, 1968-[1980?].
Series 4 - (Series D) Douglas Duncan, ca. 1936-1975.
Series 5 - (Series H) Correspondence, 1920-1963.
Series 6 - Family history and photographs, ca. 1850-1983.

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Index Terms

Names:
Duncan, Douglas, 1902-1968
Duncan, Frances Barwick, 1909-1984
Document Types:
Clippings.
Correspondence.
Photographs.
Slides.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Title of item], Douglas Duncan and Frances Duncan Barwick fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives.

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Contact Information

Cyndie Campbell
Head, Archives, Documentation and Visual Resources
Library and Archives
National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Drive
P.O. Box 427, Station A
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 9N4
 
T 613-990-0597
F 613-990-9818
 
ccampbel@gallery.ca 


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Series Level Descriptions

 

(Series A) Distribution of Douglas Duncan collection. – 1968-ca. 1984. – 25 cm of textual records and 12 photographs. 

Series consists of records and correspondence kept by Frances Duncan Barwick regarding the distribution of her brother's collection, including files on each of the galleries and universities that received gifts from Douglas Duncan's estate. Files on galleries and universities typically contain requests for loans, letters of appreciation, exhibition catalogues, annual reports, monthly bulletins, handbooks and pamphlets, inventory lists, newspaper clippings, and reproductions. The series includes 4 photographs of an installation for the Art Gallery of Windsor exhibition David Milne: Storm Over the Island (1983), 4 photographs of works used in the National Gallery of Canada catalogue Gift from the Douglas M. Duncan Collection and the Milne-Duncan Bequest (1971), and 4 photographs of works by Canadian artists Toller Cranston (1949- ), Goodridge Roberts (1904-1974), and Jack Humphrey (1901-1967). 
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on contents of series.
Arrangement: Gallery and university files filed by region, in accordance with original filing system set up by Frances Duncan Barwick. Series is divided into 2 subseries: A1: Records and lists by Barwick related to the distribution of the collection and A2: Files on galleries and universities.
Associated material: See Visual Resources database for further information on the photographs.
Finding aids: Box list available.

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(Series B) Publication of Pictures in the Douglas M. Duncan Collection. – 1968-1977. – 7 cm of textual records and 26 photographs. 

Series consists of proofs for Frances Duncan Barwick's book on her brother's collection (includes introduction, list of works, photographs), correspondence with University of Toronto Press and form letters and replies sent by Barwick to artists, requesting permission to reproduce works, and asking for accurate dates and media descriptions. There are 22 colour plates for the book, 3 photographs of a painting of Douglas Duncan by Janos Buda and 1 slide of an untitled crucifixion scene by Canadian artist Caven Atkins (1907-2000). The series also includes correspondence and press notices related to the response to Barwick's book. 
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on contents of series.
Physical description: Includes 22 colour plates, 3 photographic images, and 1 slide.
Arrangement: Series is divided into 2 subseries: B1: Files pertaining to the preparation and organization for the book and B2: Response to the book.
Associated material: A copy of Frances Duncan Barwick's book is located in the National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives. See Visual Resources database for further information on the photographs.
Finding aids: Box list available.

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(Series C) Inventory and disposition of Douglas Duncan collection. – 1968-[1980?]. – 18 cm of textual records and 44 photographs. 

Series consists of an inventory and general correspondence related to the disposition of Douglas Duncan's collection.There is also an inventory and general correspondence related to works by David Milne and L.L. Fitzgerald in the collection. The series further consists of an index of the collection, certification of works from the collection, correspondence regarding works by Wyndham Lewis in the collection, and correspondence between Frances Duncan Barwick and Richard Thoma regarding Douglas Duncan's books and their posthumous distribution. Photographs of Barwick at the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario's suite following the announcement of the Douglas Duncan gift in the Ontario legislature, photographs of works by L.L. Fitzgerald, George Pepper (1903-1962), and David Milne and 6 slides of works by Milne are included with the series. 
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on contents of series.
Physical description: Photographs include 37 photographic images, 6 slides, and 1 contact sheet.
Arrangement: Series is divided into 5 subseries: C1: Inventory and general correspondence regarding the final disposition of Douglas Duncan collection, C2: Inventory and general correspondence regarding the Milnes in the Douglas Duncan collection, C3: Inventory lists and general correspondence regarding the disposition of the L.L. Fitzgeralds in the Douglas Duncan collection, C4: Index of the Douglas Duncan collection, C5: List of books bought from Richard Thoma, correspondence with Thoma regarding distribution of books and pictures from Duncan estate.
Associated material: See Visual Resources database for further information about the photographs.
Finding aids: Box list available.

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(Series D) Douglas Duncan. – ca. 1936-1975. – 11 cm of textual records and 2 photographs. 

Series consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings and articles about Douglas Duncan, Duncan's will, and material dealing with his estate account. The series also includes the Picture Loan Society record and account book, letter and lists, the Picture Loan Society membership fee prepayment list, and correspondence with Cecil Troy and Canada Trust regarding Picture Loan Society claims against Douglas Duncan's estate.General correspondence between Duncan and his friends, as well as correspondence with colleagues and artists is included with the series, as is 1 photograph of former director of the National Gallery of Canada, H.O. McCurry, art critic Alan Jarvis and Douglas Duncan viewing a painting, and 1 photograph of a tapestry by Canadian chef and artist Cecil Troy. 
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on contents of series.
Arrangement: Series is divided into 3 subseries: D1: General correspondence, newspaper clippings and articles, Duncan's will and estate account, D2: Picture Loan Society material, D3: General correspondence, Duncan's friends, artists and colleagues.
Associated material: See Visual Resources database for further information on the photographs.
Finding aids: Box list available.

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(Series H) Correspondence. – 1920-1963. – 10 cm of textual records and 11 photographs. 

Series consists of correspondence between various Duncan family members. Included is correspondence sent by Elizabeth, Douglas and Frances Duncan to S.F. Duncan in Canada, and letters sent to each other in Europe during a European trip (3 July-14 Sept. 1922); letters sent by Douglas Duncan to his family from Paris (1925-1932) and from Toronto (1922-1945); letters sent by Frances Duncan Barwick to her family from Paris (1931-1934; 1936-1939); letters from Barwick to her father and to her family in Toronto, from Ottawa (1944-1956); letters from Barwick to her father (1963); and letters from Elizabeth Duncan to Barwick (1940-1955). The series also includes wartime correspondence sent to Barwick. Eleven photographs by Douglas Duncan (with annotations on verso) of the south of France are included with the series. 
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on contents of series.
Arrangement: Series is divided into 7 subseries: H1: Letters from European trip, 1922, H2: Douglas Duncan's letters to family, H3: Frances Duncan Barwick's letters to family, H4: War correspondence, H5: Letters from Barwick to her father, 1944-1956, H6: Letters from Frances to her father, 1963, H7: Letters from Elizabeth Duncan to Barwick, 1940-1955. Item level description provided for certain letters in subseries H1 to H3. List of all letters in those subseries also provided.
Associated material: See Visual Resources database for further information on the photographs.
Finding aids: Box list available.

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Family history and photographs. – ca. 1850-1983. – 7 cm of textual records and 2993 photographs. 

Series consists of correspondence and papers relating to the Moerdyke and Duncan family history, Frances Duncan Barwick's matriculation certificates, the wedding album of Mr. and Mrs. S.F. Duncan, Elizabeth Duncan's address book, miscellaneous material on S.F. Duncan and Provincial Paper Mills, and clippings and correspondence regarding the death of S.F. Duncan and the death of Elizabeth Duncan's father, Reverend Peter Moerdyke. There are also clippings on Douglas Duncan, a transcript of a Lawrence Sabbath interview with Douglas Duncan (1960), and invitations from exhibitions of gifts from the Douglas Duncan collection. The series contains a large number of photographs, including 10 mounted photographs of European scenes by Douglas Duncan, 3 of Duncan's photograph albums, family photographs (ca.1850-1967), and photographs of European and North African travel (1922-1933). The series includes negatives for many of the photographs (1922-1940). 
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on contents of series.
Physical description: Photographs include 2161 photographic images, 780 negatives, 46 contact prints, and 6 slides.
Associated material: See Visual Resources database for further information on the photographs.
Finding aids: Box list available.

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Detailed Description of the Collection


Box List

Series 1 - (Series A) Distribution of Douglas Duncan collection 

Distribution of the collection 
Box Folder
Box 1 A1.F1 Correspondence with Cecil Troy re: distribution of works in the collection 
A1.F1 Distribution lists (arranged by province) 
A1.F1 Distribution lists (arranged by province) 
A1.F2 Donations to galleries (after 30 June 1968) 
A1.F3 Addresses of galleries and universities  
A1.F4 Miscellaneous. General correspondence, newspaper clippings, invitations, etc., 1968-1984 
Galleries and Universities 
A2.F1 Galleries and universities. Art Gallery of Ontario (1969-1983) 
A2.F2 Galleries and universities. Royal Ontario Museum (1968-1979) 
A2.F3 Galleries and universities. Art Gallery of Ontario Library (1968) 
A2.F3 Galleries and universities. Art Gallery of Ontario Library (1968) 
A2.F4 Galleries and universities. Toronto Public Library (1973) 
A2.F5 Galleries and universities. Victoria University, Toronto, (1970) 
A2.F6 Galleries and universities. Hart House, University of Toronto (1970-1972) 
Box Folder
Box 2 A2.F7 Galleries and universities. University of Toronto, Library and Press (1968-1980) 
A2.F8 Galleries and universities. Art Gallery of Brantford (1970-1973) 
A2.F9 Galleries and universities. Cobourg Art Gallery (1970-1983) 
A2.F10 Galleries and universities. University of Guelph, MacDonald Stewart Art Centre (1970-1982) 
A2.F11 Galleries and universities. Art Gallery of Hamilton (1970) 
A2.F12 Galleries and universities. McMaster University (1970) 
A2.F13 Galleries and universities. Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University (1970-1978)  
A2.F14 Galleries and universities. Kitchener-Waterloo Gallery (1968-1977) 
A2.F15 Galleries and universities. The McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg (1968-1971) 
A2.F16 Galleries and universities. London Public Library and Art Museum (1970-1971) 
A2.F17 Galleries and universities. Western University, London (1970) 
A2.F18 Galleries and universities. Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa (1970) 
A2.F19 Galleries and universities. Carleton University, Ottawa (1970-1982) 
A2.F20 Galleries and universities. Tom Thomson Memorial Gallery (1970-1971) 
A2.F21 Galleries and universities. Rodman Hall Arts Centre, St. Catherines (1969-1970) 
A2.F22 Galleries and universities. St. Thomas (1971-1981)  
A2.F23 Galleries and universities. Sarnia Public Library and Art Gallery (1970-1982) 
A2.F24 Galleries and universities. Art Gallery of Windsor (1968-1984) 
A2.F25 Galleries and universities. Art Gallery, Memorial University (1970) 
A2.F26 Galleries and universities. Mount Allison University, Sackville(1970) 
Box Folder
Box 3 A2.F27 Galleries and universities. Confederation Art Gallery, P.E.I. (1970-1975)  
A2.F28 Galleries and universities. Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton (1970-1976)  
A2.F29 Galleries and universities. Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax (1970-1980)  
A2.F30 Galleries and universities. Musée du Québec (1970-1979) 
A2.F31 Galleries and universities. Université Laval, Québec (1970) 
A2.F32 Galleries and universities. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (1970-1981)  
A2.F33 Galleries and universities. Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (1970-1974) 
A2.F34 Galleries and universities. Sir George Williams Art Galleries (1970-1978) 
A2.F35 Galleries and universities. Winnipeg Art Gallery (1962-1983)  
A2.F36 Galleries and universities. University of Manitoba (1970-1984) 
A2.F37 Galleries and universities. Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery (1970-1983) 
A2.F38 Galleries and universities. Saskatoon Gallery (1970) 
A2.F39 Galleries and universities. Edmonton Art Gallery (1970-1982) 
A2.F40 Galleries and universities. Glenbow Alberta Institute (1970) 
A2.F41 Galleries and universities. Vancouver Art Gallery (1965-1972) 
A2.F42 Galleries and universities. University of British Columbia (1970-1983) 
A2.F43 Galleries and universities. Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (1969-1981) 
A2.F44 Galleries and universities. Department of External Affairs, Ottawa (1970) 
A2.F45 Galleries and universities. National Gallery of Canada (1968-1981) 
A2.F46 Galleries and universities. National Gallery of Canada (1945-1966) 
A2.F47 Galleries and universities. National Gallery of Canada (selections) 
A2.F48 Galleries and universities. National Gallery of Canada (acquisition numbers) 
A2.F49 Galleries and universities. National Gallery of Canada (exhibition and catalogue) 

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Series 2 - (Series B) Publication of Pictures in the Collection of Douglas M. Duncan Collection 

Preparation and organization 
Box Folder
Box 4 B1.F1 Proofs for F. Barwick's book; pictures in D.M.D. collection 
B1.F2 University of Toronto Press, D.M.D. book (1973-1975) 
B1.F4 Letters to and from artists (1973) 
Response to Pictures in the Douglas M. Duncan Collection 
B2.F1 Newspaper articles and press releases re: D.M.D. book (1975) 
B2.F2 Letters to galleries, museums and universities requesting permission to reproduce works for pictures from the D.M.D. collection (1973) 
B2.F3 Permission forms/Letters from galleries, museums and universities requesting permission to reproduce works for pictures from the D.M.D. collection (1973-1974)  
B2.F4 Letters from recipients of complimentary copies of pictures from the D.M.D. collection (1975) 

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Series 3 - (Series C) Inventory and disposition of Douglas M. Duncan collection 

Inventory and general correspondence 
Box Folder
Box 5 C1.F1 D.M.D. Collection. Condition reports and notes 
C1.F2 Announcement of gifts in Ontario Legislature; photographs (1970) 
C1.F3 Miscellaneous letters (1966-1972) 
C1.F4 Claims and settlements against D.M.D. Estate (1968-1972)  
C1.F5 Sales and expenses 
C1.F6 Pictures for sale from D.M.D. Estate, vol. 1 (1964-1976) 
C1.F6 Milne trust account; picture statements; general correspondence re: Milne, vol. 2 (1967-1970)  
C1.F7 Correspondence with Robert Ragsdale re: photographing D.M.D. collection (1969-1970)  
C1.F8 Distribution lists of works of art and books form the D.M.D. collection; List of artists represented (photocopy)  
C1.F9 Correction of National Gallery catalogue (1971)  
Mines in the Douglas Duncan collection: Inventory and general correspondence 
Box Folder
Box 6 C2.F1 Numbers and information from the D.M.D photographic catalogue of David Milne oils 1-154 (1910-1936) 
C2.F2 List of Milnes in D.M.D. collection; correspondence re: gifts to the National Gallery of Canada and the Museum of Modern Art, N.Y.(1961-1969)  
C2.F3 Numbers and information from D.M.D. collection (David Milnes) 
C2.F4 David Milne list, vol. 1 (typed 50 pages, photocopy, annotated) 
C2.F4 David Milne list, vol. 2 (handwritten 72 pages, photocopy, annotated) 
C2.F4 David Milne list, vol. 3 (handwritten 72 pages, photocopy, annotated) 
C2.F5 D.M.D. Estate. Correspondence re: Milne Estate (1968-1971) 
C2.F6 Correspondence re: the catalogue raisonné of the Complete Works of David B. Milne, 1969-1973 
C2.F7 Graphic material: 32 photographs; 6 slides; Bear Camp No. 3 (W571); Bear Camp No. IV (W572); 3 reproductions for David Milne catalogue 
Disposition of the L.L. Fitzgeralds in the Douglas Duncan Collection: Inventory lists and general correspondence 
C3.F1 List of L.L. Fitzgeralds in DMD collection, vol. 1: pages 50-97 (photocopy) 
C3.F1 Distribution List of L.L. Fitzgeralds in D.M.D. collection, vol. 2 (photocopy) 
C3.F2 L.L. Fitzgerald photographs: 1 contact sheet; 1 photograph of the drawing Barnyard, 1928 
C3.F3 Fleet Galleries Limited, Winnipeg. Correspondence re: D.M.D. estate sale of L.L. Fitzgerald and settlement of account, 1973-1977 
Index of the Douglas Duncan collection 
C4.F1 Index of D.M.D. collection, pages 1-6 and 98-160 (photocopy annotated)
C4.F2 Certification labels for works from the D.M.D. estate; indices; miscellaneous notes; list of paintings in Ottawa collections 
C4.F3 Correspondence re: purchases of Wyndham Lewis works from D.M.D. collection; list of Wyndham Lewis works loaned by D.M.D. to York University (Nov. 1964); general correspondence, 1944-1972 
Richard Thoma 
C5.F1 List of books bought by Richard Thoma (Sept. 1930); correspondence between Thoma and Francis Barwick re: D.M.D. death and distribution of books from D.M.D. estate, 1973 

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Series 4 - (Series D) Douglas Duncan 

General correspondence, newspaper clippings and articles, Duncan's will and estate account 
Box Folder
Box 7 D1.F1 Newspaper clippings re: D.M.D. and D.M.D. collection; correspondence re: Academy Medal presentation (1976-1977); 1 photograph, unidentified 
D1.F2 Estate, vol. 1: Fasken & Calvin inventory and valuation (photocopy); correspondence re: disposition of D.M.D.'s possessions; Short biography of D.M.D. by Francis Barwick; Notes, 1968-1974 
D1.F2 Estate, vol. 2: Last Will and Testament of Douglas Moerdyke Duncan, 1935 (original and 2 photocopies)  
D1.F2 Estate, vol. 3: Record of trust and estate; Canada Permanent Trust Company, statement of accounts, 26 June 1968-16 Mar. 1972; supplimentary statements 
Picture Loan Society material 
D2.F1 Picture Loan Society, vol. 1: Record and account book 
D2.F1 Picture Loan Society, vol. 2: Letter and lists; membership fees prepayment list, 1937-1945 
D2.F2 Cecil Troy. Statement of Francis Barwick re: death of Cecil Troy; correspondence from Laszlo Stibinger to Francis Barwick re: Cecil Troy, 1975-1976 
D2.F3 Estate. Canada Permanent Trust Company, 1968-1975 
General correspondence: Duncan's friend's, artists, and colleagues 
Box Folder
Box 8 D3.F1 Newpaper clippings and biographies 
D3.F2 Articles. "Jack Nichols: An Artist to Watch" by Andrew Bell, 1950; "The Art of David Milne" by Andrew Bell, n.d.  
D3.F3 Names and addresses (business cards)  
D3.F4 Norman Endicott, 1968-1973 
D3.F5 Brief biography of D.M.D.: Early Paris Years by Francis Barwick, 1971; correspondence with Alan Jarvis re: restrictions on access to distribution lists from the D.M.D. Picture Collection, 1970 
D3.F6 Kurt Wagenseil, 1968-1970 
D3.F7 Proposal for disposal of D.M.D. collection by Jerrold Morris Gallery, 1968 
Letters fron European trip, 1922 
H1.F1 Letters to Fred Duncan, left behind in Canada; letters to each other in Europe, during the trip, 1922 
Douglas Duncan's letters to family 
H2.F2 Letters, 1920-1954 
H2.F3 Letters, 1925-1926; from Douglas Duncan to his family while in Paris 
H2.F4 Letters and telegrams, 1927; Douglas Duncan to his family, from Paris 
H2.F5 Letters, 1928; Douglas Duncan to his family, from Paris 

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Series 5 - (Series H) Correspondence 

Box Folder
Box 9 H2.F6 Letters, 1929; Douglas Duncan to his family, from Toronto and Paris 
H2.F7 Letters, Mar. 23 - Sept. 27, 1930; Douglas Duncan to his family, from Toronto and Paris 
H2.F8 Letters, July 3 - Sept. 25, 1931; Douglas Duncan to his family, from Paris 
H2.F9 Letters, May 21, 1932 - Summer 1933; Douglas Duncan to his family, from Paris, France, and Lake Muskoka, Ontario 
H2.F10 Letters, Aug. 10, 1942 - Aug. 14, 1945 (?); Douglas Duncan to his family, from Toronto and Muskoka 
Frances Duncan Barwick's letters to family 
H3.F12a Letters, 1926 
H3.F12b Letters, Apr. 24 - Oct. 18, 1931; Frances Barwick to her family, from Paris and Haslemere, England 
H3.F13 Letters, Aug. 7, 1932 - Oct. 1934; Frances Barwick to Douglas Duncan and her family 
H3.F14 Letters, Jan. 14 - Dec. 21, 1936; Frances Barwick to her family, from Paris 
H3.F15 Letters, Jan. 3 - Nov. 9, 1937; Frances Barwick to her family, from Paris and Haslemere, England 
H3.F16 Letters, Jan. 4 - Dec. 12, 1938; Frances Barwick to her family, from Paris 
H3.F17 Letters, Jan. 10 - July 8, 1939; Frances Barwick to her family, from Paris 
H3.F18 Letter, Jan. 25, 1944; Frances Barwick to Douglas Duncan, from 300 Cooper Street, Ottawa 
Box Folder
Box 10 H4 War correspondence. Letters 
H5 Letters from Francis Barwick to her father, S.F. Duncan and family in Toronto, form Ottawa, Feb. 1, 1944 - Aug. 20, 1956 
H6 Letters from Francis Barwick to her father, S.F. Duncan, 1963 
H7 Letters from Elizabeth Duncan to Frances, Mar. 1940-July 1955 
Box Folder

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Series 6 - Family and photographs 

Box 11a Photo albums 
Box Folder
Box 11b Photo albums 
Box Folder
Correspondence, clippings, and miscellaneous 
Box 12 File 1 Miscellaneous family correspondence, 1915-1964 
File 2 S.F. Duncan. Miscellaneous correspondence 
File 3 Letter to F.E. Duncan from Mrs. W.G. Barwick re: marriage of Frances, Jan. 21, 1935 
File 4 Frances E. Duncan, matriculation certificate 
File 5 Wedding album of Mr. and Mrs. S.F. Duncan 
File 6 Address book of Mrs. S.F. Duncan 
File 7 Provincial Paper Mills and S.F. Duncan 
File 8 Death of S.F. Duncan. Correspondence 
File 9 Death of Peter Moerdyke. Clippings and correspondence 
File 10 Moerdyke family. Correspondence and genealogy 
File 11 Duncan family. Correspondence and genealogy 
File 12 Clippings on Douglas Duncan 
File 13 Transcript of Lawrence Sabbath interviewing Douglas Duncan, 1960 
File 14 Exhibitions of Douglas Duncan gifts. Invitations 
Photographs 
Box Folder
Box 13 File 1 Early photographs of Douglas Duncan 
File 2 Photographs of Mr. and Mrs. S.F. Duncan 
File 3 Photographs of Duncan family homes 
File 4 Portrait photograph of the Duncan family 
File 5 Photographs of friends of Douglas Duncan 
File 6 Miscellaneous family photographs 
File 7 Photographs of S.F. Duncan's family 
File 8 Photographs of European trip, 1922 (File 1)  
File 9 Photographs of European trip, 1922 (File 2)  
File 10 Extra European travel photographs, 1922 
File 11 Frances Barwick's photographs of Munich and Rothenburg, 1926 
File 12 European travel photographs, 1926 
File 13 Extra European travel photographs, 1926 
Box Folder
Box 14 File 1 Travel photographs of France 
File 2 Travel photographs of Le Prey, 1927 
File 3 Photographs of Majorca, Algiers, Gibralter, 1931 
File 4 Contact prints, France, 1931 
File 5 Travel schedules, France 
File 6 Photographs of Ganbrook Fountain, 1933 
File 7 Photographs of Lake Muskoka, 1940 
File 8 Photographs at Bigwin Inn, Lake of Bays, Ontario, 1924 
File 9 Miscellaneous photographs 
File 10 Negatives for family photographs 
File 11 Negatives for photographs of Sisley painting 
File 12 Negatives for photographs of 81, avenue Notre-Dame, Paris 
File 13 Negatives for miscellaneous photographs of Europe 
Negatives, slides, miscellaneous 
File 14 Negatives for photographs from European trip, 1922 
File 15 Negatives for photographs of Europe, 1926nbsp;
File 16 Negatives for travel photographs of Europe, 1927 
File 17 Negatives for photographs of France, 1931 
File 18 Negatives for photographs of Majorca, Algiers, Gibraltar, 1921 
File 19 Negatives for photographs of Provence, 1931 
File 20 Negatives for photographs of England, 1932 
File 21 Negatives for photographs of Muskoka Beach, 1932 
File 22 Negatives for photographs of Chamonix and Nice, 1934 
File 23 Negatives for photographs of St. Prévin l'Océan, 1935 
File 24 Negatives for photographs of Paris, 1937 
File 25 Negatives for photographs of Belgium/Ardennes, 1937 
File 26 Negatives for photographs of the Pyrenees, 1937 
File 27 Negatives for photographs of Paris Exposition and England, 1937 
Box Folder
Box 15 File 1 Slides for Carl Schaefer 
File 2 Slide for P.K. Irwin 
File 3 Photographs of works of art in London and Paris 
File 4 Copy of proof for William Blake 
File 5 Photographs of watercolour by Carl Schaefer 
File 6 Estimate labels (some signed) 

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