Reviews of publications and lectures; biographical notices and obituaries of Ramsay Traquair.

Byzantine Churches in Constantinople (P7)
S1. Review in Athenaeum no. 4435 (26 Oct. 1912): 483-484.
S2. Review in Studio 57 (Jan. 1913): 349.
S3. Review in English Historical Review 28 (April 1913): 352-355.
S4. Review in Spectator 110 (19 April 1913): 658.
S5. Review in American Historical Review 18 (July 1913): 832.
S6. Excerpts from reviews above (S1 -S5) in Book Review Digest 9 (1913): 537-538.
S7. "Professor Traquair." Old McGill 18 (1915): 167.
    Notes the attributes that a man of Traquair's ability and experience brings to the department of Architecture, McGill University and the artistic community at large.

S8. "Contributors to the April Number." Canadian Bookman n.s 1, no.2 (April 1919): 88.
    It was quite common during this period for the Canadian periodical press to provide biographical data on contributors. This information often changes with each article published and acts as a useful guide to the author's current interests and activities. Other periodicals practising similar policies to that of the Canadian Bookman and to which Traquair contributed include the Journal of the Royal Architectural Insitute of Canada (JRAIC), Canadian Homes and Gardens and Canadian Geographical Journal.

S9. "Ramsay Traquair." Who's Who in Canada. Toronto: International Press, 1921-1953/54.
    This series of biographies reflects the gradually changing interests and priorities of the biographee as well as the reported achievements.

S10. Fyfe, Theodore. "Correspondence" (Letter to the Editor, dated 31 January 1928) JRIBA ser. 3, 35, no. 7 (11 Feb. 1928): 227
    A positive response to Traquair's "Origin of the Pendentive."

"Edinburgh" (L47)

S11. "City of Edinburgh Lecture Subject." Montreal Daily Star, 22 January 1930, p. 38.
S12. "Edinburgh Subject of Fine Lecture." Montreal Gazette, 23 January 1930, p. 4. (McGill University Scrapbooks 7, p. 56).

"Art and Religion"(L50)

S13. "Importance of Art in Religion Shown: Natural Connection From Earliest Times Explained by Professor Traquair." Montreal Gazette, 10 February 1930, p. 5.

"New Trends in Pictorial and Sculptural Art" (L51)

S14. "Artistic Attitude is Often Changed: All Arts Affected in Time Prof. R. Traquair Declares." Montreal Daily Star, 3 March 1930, p. 2. (McGill University Scrapbooks 7, p. 71).
S15. "Canadian Painting is not 'Advanced': `Wild' Canadian Artists are Really Very Tame, Prof. Traquair States." Montreal Gazette, 3 March 1930, p. 7. (McGill University Scrapbooks 7, p. 72).

"Some Old Quebec Houses" (L52)

S16. "Historic Buildings are Disappearing: Neglect of Citizens to Preserve Old Houses of Former Regime Regretted." Montreal Gazette, 15 January 1931, p. 15. (McGill Univerity Scrapbooks 7, p. 185).
S17. "Old Houses Here Lack Protection: Prof. Traquair Speaks in Art Gallery of Historical Edifices." Montreal Daily Star, 15 January 1931, p. 45.
S18. "Must be Moratorium, Professor Believes: Professor Traquair Returns From Europe." Unidentified Montreal Newspaper, Summer 1931. (McGill University Scrapbooks 7, p. 222).
    Concerns the one-year moratorium on inter-governmental departmental debts declared in 1931 to allow Germany to recover its financial stability.

S19. Bovey, Wilfrid. Canadien: A Study of the French Canadians. Toronto: J.M. Dent and Sons, 1933.
    In the chapter entitled "Art and Architecture" Bovey discusses the "real and authentic art" of French Canada and credits Traquair and Neilson among others with the new knowledge and appreciation (p. 250).

S20. "`Jay-Walking' For Safety." (Editorial) Montreal Star, 22 September 1933, p. 10. (McGill University Scrapbooks 7, p. 486).
    Traquair introduces a relatively new expression to Montreal and suggests a change in the traffic light system.

"The Master Sculptors of French Canada" (L54)

S21. Asselin, Olivar. "A propos d'une conférence." Le Canada, 27 janvier 1934, p. 2.
    An editorial announcing the lecture. "Ces églises . . . auraient complètement disparu si précisément les anglo-protestants comme M. Ramsay Traquair ne nous en avaient révélé le mérite artistique."

S22. * Anger, Paul. "L'Actualité : M. Traquair à l'Université de Montréal." Le Devoir, 29 Janvier 1934, p. 1.
    Columns two and three reprinted under the title (Architecture et . . . bon goût." Le Terroir 15, nos. 10-11 (mars-avril 1934): 12.

    Column one in the original article announces the lecture and presents Traquair to the readers.

S23. Vaillancourt, Émile. "Anciens sculpteurs et architectes." Le Terroir 15, no. 9 (fév. 1934): 10-11.
    Provides the text of Vaillancourt's address following Traquair's lecture.

S24. "M. R. Traquair nous révéle [sic] un patrimoine artistique oublié : Des architectes et des sculpteurs ont créé un art canadien-francais : Conférence à l'ACFAS: Par ignorance et négligence nous avons détruit des chefs-d'oeuvre." Le Canada, 31 janvier 1934, pp. 12, 6.
S25. "La Sculpture au Canada français : Intéressante causerie du professeur Traquair." Le Devoir, 31 janvier 1934, p. 3.
    Traquair drew "un auditoire très nombreux qui remplissait complètement le grand amphithéatre".

S26. "Notes. 'The Master Sculptors of French Canada' . . . JRAIC 11, no. 2 (Feb. 1934): 35.
S27. Deligny, Louis (pseudonym of Olivier Maurault) "La Leçon de M.Traquair." L'Action nationale, no. 3 (mars 1934): 158-160. (S27)
    Maurault traces the published studies concerning art in French Canada through Roy, Vaillancourt, Beaudoin [sic] to Gosselin.

S28. Venne, Émile. "L'Avenir de l'architecture religieuse canadienne: à propos de quelques conférences." Revue trimestrielle canadienne 20, no. 2 (juin 1934): 169-185.
    A comparison of the points of view of Traquair and Dom Paul Bellot concerning the future orientation of religious architecture in Quebec.

S29. "National Flag of Canada Exists Now: Professor Ramsay Traquair Cites Fact in Article in McGill News." Montreal Gazette, 16 June 1934, p. 10. illus. (McGill University Scrapbooks 8, p. 77).
S30. "New Alumni Crest for McGill Teams: Adoption of Special Insignia Announced by University Graduate Society." Montreal Gazette, 3 April 1935, p. 4 (McGill University Scrapbooks 8, p. 190). (S30)
    The new crest was designed by Ramsay Traquair.

"English Mediaeval Sculpture" (L55)

S31. "Culture of Today Found Too Bookish: Modern Man Out of Touch with Art, Prof. Ramsay Traquair Says." Montreal Gazette, 5 December 1935, n.p. (McGill University Scrapbooks 8, p. 327). (S31)
    For Traquair "it was only too common, today, to be educated without being able to see."

S32. "Traquair, Ramsay;." Canadian Who's Who. Toronto: Trans-Canada Press, 2 (1936-37); 5 (1949-51).
    This series of biographies reflects the gradually changing interests and priorities of the biographer as well as the reported achievements.

"Art and Architecture of Old Quebec" (L57)

S33. "Art and Architecture of Quebec Described: Prof. Traquhair [sic] Addresses Club." Montreal Star, 15 December 1936, p. 28. (McGill University Scrapbooks 8, p. 533). (S33)
S34. Bovey, Wilfrid. The French Canadians Today: A People on the March. Toronto: J.M. Dent and Sons, 1938.
    In the chapter entitled "Onwards in the Arts" Bovey provides an overview of past and present activities in the visual arts and clarifies the contributions of Traquair as they concern "the work of the architects and sculptors in wood." (p. 281).

"Architecture and Geography" (L58)

S35. "Prof. Traquair Criticizes Architecture." Montreal Standard, 19 February 1938, p. 20. (McGill University Scrapbooks 9, p. 291).
    "Instead of attempting to be cosmopolitan, architecture should accommodate itself to the geography, climate and needs of the country, Prof. Traquair held."

Retirement (1939)

S36. "Local Architects and Given Medals: Five Receive Quebec Association's Award at Annual Dinner." Montreal Gazette, 25 April 1939, p. 11. (McGill University Scrapbooks 9, p. 449).
    The award winners were Jules Poivert, Ramsay Traquair, L.A. Amos, William S. Maxwell and Percy E. Nobbs. Col. Wilfrid Bovey's address to the Province of Quebec Association of Architects was entitled "The Buildings and the Spirit of Quebec".

S37. "Retiring: To Be Honored With Dinner: Veteran Occupant of Chair at McGill Will Receive Gift." Montreal Star, 4 May 1939, p. 11. port. (McGill University Scrapbooks 9, p. 448).
S38. "Traquair Retiring from McGill Post: Architecture School Head Will Be Given Farewell Dinner Tomorrow." Montreal Gazette, 4 May 1939, p. 15. (McGill University Scrapbooks 9, p. 448).
    ". . . he is well known throughout North America for his research studies in the history of French Canadian building styles."

S39. Wilson, P. Roy. "The Heavens weep with rain (or snow), . . .". Ms.Farewell poem read by Bennett Pope on the occasion of Traquair's retirement dinner, 5 May 1939.
S40. "Prof. Traquair Paid Tribute: Head of McGill School of Architecture Given Cupboard." Montreal Star, 6 May 1939, p. 3. (McGill University Scrapbooks 9, p. 448).
S41. "Many on Staff are Promoted at McGill." Montreal Star, 29 May 1939, pp. 1, 11. (McGill University Scrapbooks 9, p. 473).
    Traquair is "appointed Emeritus Professor of Architecture, in recognition of his long years of service to the university".

S42. "Professor Traquair Honoured." McGill News 20, no. 3 (Summer 1939): 38. port.
    Traquair was presented with an 18th century French-Canadian cupboard at his retirement dinner, 5 May 1939.

S43. Nobbs, Percy. E. "Ramsay Traquair, Hon. M.A. (McGill) F.R.I.B.A. On his retirement from the Macdonald Chair in Architecture at McGill University." JRAIC 16, no. 6 (June 1939): 147-148. port.
S44. Brassard, Sylvio. L'Avenir de notre architecture." Revue du Québec industriel 5, no. 2 (1940): 12-14.
    Strongly supports the idea that the new architecture should reflect the old traditions, and credits Traquair "qui me fit désirer ardemment de revenir à la tradition de nos ancêtres." (p. 13).

The Old Silver of Quebec (P71*)

S45. Gillingham, H.E. Review. Antiques (Boston) 39 (March 1941): 114.
S46. Review in JRAIC 18, no. 3 (March 1941): 46.
S47. H[ow], G.E.P. Review. Connoisseur 109 (June 1942): 171-172.
S48. Jones, E. Alfred. Review. Burlington Magazine 80, no. 471 (June 1942): 155.
S49. Bruchési, Jean. "A la recherche de nos oeuvres d'art." Mémoires de la Société Royale du Canada. sér. 3, 37 (1943): 25-32 plates.
    Traces the awakening of interest in the artistic heritage of French Canada and mentions the role played by Traquair (p. 26). Reports on the projects of the "Inventaire des oeuvres d'art".

S50. Parizeau, Marcel. "Provincial Page: Quebec." JRAIC 20, no. 2 (Feb. 1943): 26-27.
    An animated response to the designs for farmhouses awarded prizes in the competition sponsored by the Tourist Bureau and displayed at the 52nd annual meeting of the Province of Quebec Association of Architects, Quebec, 21 January 1943. "Le résultat met en vedette l'enseignement du professeur Traquair" (p.26).

S51. O'Reilly, John B. "Quebec's Most Interesting Building." Canadian Messenger of the Sacred Heart 54, no. 5 (May 1944): 292-300.
    In the discussion on the Hôpital Général de Québec the author describes Traquair as the "greatest living authority on the architecture of its [Quebec's] old buildings and manoirs." (p. 295)

The Old Architecture of Quebec (P76)

S52. Colgate, William. "Quebec Architecture [sic] In the Old Tradition." Toronto Globe and Mail , 28 June 1947, p. 40. illus.
    See P77 for Traquair's response.

S53. Mathers, A.S. Review in JRAIC 24, no. 9 (Sept. 1947): 335.
S54. Sise, Hazen. Review in Canadian Art 5, no. 3 (Winter 1948): 147-150. illus.
S55. Abell, Walter. Review in Magazine of Art (Washington) 42 (May 1949): 193.
S56. Blunt, Anthony. Review in Burlington Magazine 91 (July 1949): 209.
S57. "University Notes: Honours." McGill News 29, no. 4 (Summer 1948): 32.
    Announces Traquair's honorary doctorate from the University of Montreal.

S58. Maurault, Olivier. "M. Ramsay Traquair." 5p. ms., May 1948. (S58)
    Text of the speech pronounced 28 May 1948 on the occasion when the Université de Montréal conferred Traquair with an honorary D.ès.L.

S59. "Service Held for Prominent Architect." Montreal Star, 28 August 1952, p. 30 port.
S60. "Ex-McGill Teacher, Ramsay Traquair, Buried in Maritimes." Montreal Gazette, 29 August 1952, p. 24.
S61. "Ramsay Traquair." Montreal Star, August 1952, p. 10.
    The editorial begins, "Prof. Ramsay Traquair did more than any man to revive interest in French-Canadian architecture," and ends, "He influenced more than one generation of architects along the lines of beauty."

S62. Bieler, Zoë. "Architecture: Quebec's Own Style." [Toronto] Saturday Night, (30 August 1952): 32-33. illus.
    According to Bieler, "It was through Ramsay Traquair's work that many of the more prosperous and educated French Canadians relearnt the value of their own cultural heritage." (p.32)

S63. "Pay Last Respects to R. Traquair." Unidentified newspaper, probably in Nova Scotia, n.d. (McGill University Scrapbooks 13, p. 104a)
S64. "News Notes." Architectural Record 112 (Oct. 1952): 34.
S65. * Matthews, T.H. "Ramsay Traquair 1874-1952." McGill News 34, no. 1 (Winter 1952): 53-54. self-port. Reprinted without self-portrait in JRAIC 29, no. 11 (Nov. 1952): 344.
    "It is pleasant to think that the writings of a Scotsman at McGill have helped to awaken the French of this province to the high quality of their ancestors' work." (p. 53)

S66. Gowans, Alan. Church Architecture in New France. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1955.
    Pays tribute to Traquair's lasting and important contribution to the field (pp. 7-8) and builds on the initial valuable studies in the Appendix "A Catalogue Raisonné of Church Architecture in New France, 1615-1760" (pp. 99-155).

S67. Gowans, Alan. Looking at Architecture in Canada. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1958.
    Revised and reissued as Building Canada: An Architectural History of Canadian Life, 1966. In the sections that deal with architecture in New France the author retains Traquair's interpretation concerning the vain search in France for a Quebec parish church (p. 41, 1958; p. 22, 1966).

S68. Cox, Leonard, and Smith, J. Harry, The Pen and Pencil Club 1890-1959. Montreal: The Pen and Pencil Club, 1959.
    Also found under the title of the first part, "Fifty years of brush and pen." 1939. Provides a clear picture of the atmosphere of the select club. The stated purpose remained unchanged from 1890 to 1959: "Social enjoyment and promotion of the Arts and Letters." (p. [3]) Traquair was elected to membership 17 February 1917 (p. [14]), and was still actively participating in 1937.

S69. Langdon, John E. Canadian silversmiths and their marks 1667-1867. Lunenburg, Vt., Stinehour Press, 1960.
S70. Cox, Leonard. Portrait of a Club. Montreal: Arts Club, 1962.
    Traquair became a member 3 October 1913, (Annual Report in Minute Book I). He was Vice-President in 1918 and President in 1919 (p. 26). The lectures he gave to the club were not consistently recorded. (See L16, 1917; L17, 1918; L19, 1919, L41, 1926).

S71. Krautheimer, Richard. Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1965.
    Through subsequent editions and revisions the author retains the Van Millingen text (P7*) in his Selected Bibliography. He specifically refers to that text and to Traquair's earlier work on the churches of Western Mani (P5*) in Chapters 17 and 19.

S72. Langdon, John E. Canadian silversmiths 1700-1900. Toronto: 1966.
S73. Bland, John. 'The Growth of the McGill University School of Architecture.' ms. [1970]. (MUA Information File 991)
    Describes the contexts of the appointments and the details of the roles played by Capper, Nobbs, Traquair, Turner and Bland in the history of the School since its founding in 1896.

S74. Trudel, Jean. Un chef-d'oeuvre de l'art ancien du Québec: la chapelle des Ursulines. Québec: Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 1972.
    The author elaborates on the only prior study of the interior decoration of the Chapel, that of Traquair and Neilson in 1937 (P65*) (p. 7). Trudel concludes that the architectural compositon and decorative vocabulary were derived from European models used in churches in the provinces of France in the 17th century, but that the iconographical programme followed the very precise requirements of the Ursulines in Quebec.

S75. Kalman, Harold. "Recent Literature on the History of Canadian Architecture.: Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 31, no. 4 (Dec. 1972): 315-323.
    Provides a brief summary of the literature before 1960, in which the work of both Traquair and Morisset is recognized, and presents very useful analyses of almost all of the books and a number of articles published between 1960 and 1972.

S76. Derome, Robert. Les orfèvres de Nouvelle-France: Inventaire descriptif des sources. Ottawa: Galerie nationale du Canada, 1974.
S77. Gauthier-Larouche, Georges. Évolution de la maison rurale traditionnelle dans la région de Québec (Étude ethnographique). Québec: Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 1974.
    Provides answers to a number of issues raised by Traquair in The Cottages of Quebec (P30*) and The Old Architecture of Quebec (P76). The particular response to Traquair's difficulty in dating old houses is found in Appendice II "Clef pour déterminer l'âge approximatif d'une maison traditionnelle." According to the evolutionary scheme set up by the author it was the 1942 architectural competition of the Provincial Government that marked the reappearance of the traditional form of the rural house. See Parizeau (S50).

S78. Trudel, Jean. Silver in New France. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada for the Corporation of the National Museum of Canada, 1974.
    Also published in French under the title L`Orfèvrerie en Nouvelle-France. A catalogue of an exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.

S79. "The Canadian Heritage of Quebec/L'Héritage Canadien du Québec." Letter to Mrs. Bradshaw from Colin J.G. Molson, President. Canadian Collector 9, no. 3 (May-June 1974): 111-112.
    Traces the history of the organization which was incorporated in 1960. Among the charter members were Alice Lighhall, Mabel Molson, Colin J.G. Molson, David Stewart and P. Roy Wilson. They joined forces to save the Hurtubise House (circa 1688) that was threatened with destruction in 1955.

S80. McGill Faculty Club. A History of the McGill Faculty Club. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1975.
    Traquair was one of the charter members of the club, founded in 1923 and was President in 1934. W.D. Woodhead wrote one of his "Obituaries" in honour of Traquair on his retirement in 1939 (pp. 49-50).

S81. Wilson, P. Roy. The Beautiful Old Houses of Quebec. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1975.
    The French edition is entitled Les Belles Vieilles Demeures du Québec (Montreal: Hurtubise HMH, 1977). Wilson was one of Traquair's students, graduating with his B.Arch. in 1924. Here he is attempting to foster public interest in these houses, for, as he writes "It is the only truly Canadian architecture we have in this great country" (p.21).

S82. Wallace, Arthur W. An Album of Drawings of Early Buildings of Nova Scotia. Halifax: Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia Museum, 1976.
    Wallace was one of Traquair's students, graduating with his B.Arch. from McGill in 1926. He credits Traquair with prompting him to make a more detailed record of the old buildings of Nova Scotia beginning in 1924 (p. iv). In the 1930s Wallace published a series on "Colonial Architecture in the Maritimes" in the Journal of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. In 1976 he was actively involved with the Ontario Heritage Foundation and the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario (p. iii).

S83. Moogk, Peter N. Building a house in New France. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977.
    An examination of the changing process of housebuilding as evidence of changing popular values. Provides a parallel study to Gauthier-Larouche's approach through the formal characteristics of the rural house (S74). Transfers Traquair's approach to ecclesiastical buildings to the humbler building type (pp. 11-12 n.1).

S84. Noppen, Luc. Les églises du Québec 1600-1850. Québec: Éditeur officiel du Québec/Fides, 1977. (Collection Loisirs et Culture)
    Elaborates on Pierre-Georges Roy's Les Vieilles églises de la province de Québec (1647-1800), published by the Commission des monuments historiques in 1925 (p. vii). Adds an overview on the evolution of Roman Catholic religious architecture in Quebec and provides descriptive and historical information on the existant churches built between 1600 and 1850. Traquair studies are cited for twelve of the seventy-eight buildings.

S85. McKinnon, Sarah M. Traditional Rural Architecture in Quebec: 1600-1800. Toronto: University of Toronto Centre for Urban and Community Studies and Centre for Mediaeval Studies, April 1977.
    An abridged version of a Ph.D dissertation. Examines French Canadian domestic architecture mainly according to the nature of the floor plans. Values Traquair's contribution of measured drawings especially because they were complemented by written physical and historical analyses (p. 5).

S86. Detroit Institute of Arts. Quebec and related silver at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit: Published for Founders Society, Detroit Institute of Arts by Wayne State University Press, 1978.
S87. Noppen, Luc, Giguère, Guy, et Richard, Jean. La Maison Maizerets - Le Château Bellevue: deux exemples de la diffusion de l'architecture du Séminaire de Québec aux XVIIIe et XIXe siècles. Québec: Ministère des Affaires culturelles, 1978. (Civilisation du Québec, sér. Architecture).
    Analyses the two buildings and investigates the manner in which the Séminaire used them as prototypes in rural areas where the buildings would act as models for lesser structures. Concludes that this was one of the mechanisms by which the spirit of the French régime was preserved until about 1850, the date that Traquair, and Nobbs before him, had set as the end of this particular period of Quebec's architectural history.

S88. Tardif-Painchaud, Nicole. Dom Bellot et l'architecture religieuse au Québec. Québec: Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 1978. (S88)
    Traces the movement and followers of the French architect in Quebec from 1926 to 1955. Documents the first visit of Dom Bellot to the Province between 10 February and 23 March 1934. He presented nineteen lectures and the ideas he expressed concerning the search for new forms and new solutions for Quebec's religious architecture were very well received by the young clergy (p. 53). The contrasting points of view of Bellot and Traquair were discussed by Émile Venne in 1934

S89. Savage, Peter D. Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers. Edinburgh: Paul Harris, 1980.
    Includes biographical notes on Traquair and his mother Phoebe Anna Traquair, some indications as to the atmosphere in Lorimer's office when Traquair and Nobbs were working there and a short description of the architectural work that Traquair worked on for Lord Carmichael of Skirling.

S90. Lacroix, Laurier. "Gérard Morisset et l'histoire de l'art." A la découverte du patrimoine avec Gérard Morisset. Québec: Ministère des Affaires culturelles, 1981, pp. 131-149.
    Includes an enlightening description of the situation in Quebec on Morisset's return from Paris in 1934, and quotes Traquair from The Cottages of Quebec (P30*) concerning the vernacular character of their style. Analyses the nature of Traquair's contributions to the history of architecture and suggests that connections might be made between the ideas of Nobbs and Traquair (pp. 140, 148 no. 39). The collaborative approach to a complex subject like Morisset is becoming very popular.

S91. Wagg, Susan. Percy Erskine Nobbs: Architect, Artist, Craftsman/ Architecte, Artiste, Artisan. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1982.
    Provides insight to Nobbs' character and architectural aims. Traquair and Nobbs knew each other in Edinburgh before coming to Montreal.

S92. Gauthier, Raymonde. "Marie-Alain Couturier, O.P. et le milieu de l'architecture à Montréal 1939-1946." Questions de Culture 4 Architectures: la culture dans l'espace. Québec: Leméac/Institut québécois de recherche sur la culture, 1983, pp. 103-123.
    Notes the influence of Traquair's work on the discourse between the traditionalists and the innovators during this transitional period (pp.117, 120). Explains the ready acceptance of Dom Bellot's innovations at the same time that the intellectuals were supporting the activities of Morisset and the "Inventaire des oeuvres d'art" (p. 123).

S93. Noppen, Luc. "La maison québécoise: un sujet à redécouvrir." Questions de Culture 4 Architectures: la culture dans l'espace. Québec: Leméac/Institut québécois de recherche sur la culture, 1983, pp. 69-101.
    Traces briefly some of the explanations put forward for the different forms of Quebec domestic architecture. Explores the myth that the Quebec type originated in Normandy and that the Montreal type originated in Brittany (pp. 76-81). Suggests several new approaches to the subject and indicates the necessity for a new history of domestic architecture of Quebec. Regrets the new type of scholarship that records structures and establishes a history without presenting hypotheses and possible global interpretations (p. 101).

S94. Singer, Loren. "Canadian art publications: history and recent developments." Art Libraries Journal 8, no. 1 (Spring 1983): 4-57.
    In the discussion of the English and French perspectives in the first half of the twentieth century, Singer suggests that Traquair left the English mold, that was more concerned with current trends and organizational structures, and seriously investigated Canadian art history as an ongoing scholarly activity (p. 17).

S95. Ainslie, Patricia. Images of the Land: Canadian Block Prints: 1919-1945. Calgary: Glenbow Museum, 1984.
    Catalogue of an exhibition: Calgary 21 December 1984 - 17 February 1985; AGO, Toronto 13 April 1985 - 19 May 1985. Reproduces one of Traquair's woodcuts (p. 154), provides biographical notes, and describes the qualities of his work (p.67).

S96. Béland, Mario. Marius Barbeau et l'art au Québec: bibliographie analytique et thématique. Québec: Celat, août 1985 (Outils de recherche du Celat, no. 1).
    Focuses on Barbeau's work concerning the arts in Quebec and organizes the data to provide a number of useful perspectives. A very useful aid to any reassessment of Barbeau's contributions.

S97. Clayton, Michael. The Collector's Dictionary of Silver and Gold of Great Britain and North America. 2nd ed. Woodbridge, Suffolk; Antique Collector's Club, 1985.
    First published by Country Life in 1971.

S98. McGill University Archives. A Guide to Archival Resources at McGill University. Montreal: 1985, 3 vols.
    The entry for Traquair (vol. 2, pp. 74-75) includes biographical details, descriptions of the materials, location at McGill and linear footage.

S99. Morgan, Norma. "F. Cleveland Morgan and the Decorative Arts Collection in the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts." M.A. Thesis, Concordia University, September 1985.
    F.C. Morgan and Traquair shared many interests and served together on the executive committee of several Montreal organizations.

S100. Wagg, Susan. "Traquair, Ramsay." Canadian Encyclopedia. Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1985, 3 vols.
S101. Betts, Randolph C. "Transcsript of tape recordings made March 1986."
    Betts (B.Arch. 1928) was a student of Traquair for five years. The comments are applicable to the period between 1921 and 1930 and concern the conditions in the architectural profession and in the School of Architecture at McGill as well as information regarding Traquair's character and aims as a professor at McGill.

S102. Wilson, P. Roy. Interview Thursday 5 March 1987.
    Wilson (B.Arch 1924) was a student of Traquair and was responsible for a course at the School of Architecture at McGill from 1930 to 1943.

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