Fonds F 849 - Edgar Henson fonds

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Edgar Henson fonds

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F 849

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  • ca. 1945- 1950 (Creation)
    Henson, Edgar

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1 envelope
4 patches (textiles)
72 photographic prints : col. and b&w

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Edgar Henson joined the Provincial Institute of Trades and the Ryerson Training and Re-establishment Institute following his discharge from the Navy in 1946. He taught at Ryerson in the School of Furniture Arts & Interior Design from 1948 until 1960, at which time he left to incorporate his own furniture business.

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Fonds consist of black-and-white and colour photographic prints, Ryerson badges, and textual records pertaining to Henson's tenure at Ryerson. Includes some photographs that may have been taken after Henson left Ryerson to pursue his own business.

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Donated to Ryerson Polytechnic University Archives by Ronald Henson in 1998 to commemorate Ryerson's 50th anniversary.


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Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.

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RG 58

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