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The Resource The consummate Canadian : a biography of Samuel Edward Weir, Q.C., Mary Willan Mason, (electronic resource)

The consummate Canadian : a biography of Samuel Edward Weir, Q.C., Mary Willan Mason, (electronic resource)

Label
The consummate Canadian : a biography of Samuel Edward Weir, Q.C.
Title
The consummate Canadian
Title remainder
a biography of Samuel Edward Weir, Q.C.
Statement of responsibility
Mary Willan Mason
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Samuel Edward Weir Q.C. (1898-1981), a man both loved and reviled with scorn, was born in London, Ontario. Descended from pioneer stock, with roots in both Ireland and Germany, Samuel Weir possessed incisive wit, exceptional intelligence and a passionate zest for any subject that caught his eye. Over a period of sixty years he built an extraordinary collection of approximately one thousand works of outstanding art and sculpture. This extensively researched biography of a talented yet quixotic lawyer who contributed much to Canada's heritage begins in the early 19th century and covers
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 759.11074713 22 22
  • 971.304092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
N5230.C3
LC item number
W456 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The consummate Canadian : a biography of Samuel Edward Weir, Q.C., Mary Willan Mason, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Originally published: Toronto, Ont. : Natural Heritage/Natural History, 1998
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Weir Family; 2 The Bawtenheimer Family; 3 An Impoverished Beginning; 4 His Early Years Of Practice; 5 The Young Politician And The Emerging Collector; 6 Sam The Master In His Own Firm; 7 An Interest In Art Broadens; 8 The Early Years Of War; 9 The War And Sam's Deepening Concern For His Father; 10 Taxes And The Little Man; 11 Achievement, Prominence and Success; 12 Art Invester, Avid Horticulturalist and Businessman; 13 The Library And The Growing Collection; 14 A Summer Trip To Remember; 15 A Turning Point In The Weir Collection
  • 16 London, Wall Street And Possibly Paris17 Advice, Personal Grief And Canadian Art; 18 Family And Friends; 19 A Fraud Case, A Foundation And A Floundered Relationship; 20 The Plague Of Ill Health; 21 From The Centennial Year To The Shaping Of River Brink; 22 Knowledge And Experience; 23 River Brink And Domestic Tranquility At Last; 24 Sam's Last Romantic Fling; 25 A Time Of Frustration; 26 Letters and More Letters; 27 The Angel Arrives And The Marriage Ends; 28 The Final Days; The Weir family; Archibald Weir; James and Susannah Sutton Weir; Robert and Martha Sutton Weir
  • Richard and Margaret Moir WeirThe Bawtenheimer (Badenheimer) Family Johann Peter Badenheimer; Sources; Credits for Illustrations; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; About The Author
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (313 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781770704299
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000576517
  • (EBL)611871
  • (OCoLC)699474573
  • (SSID)ssj0000129521
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12010371
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000129521
  • (PQKBWorkID)10078537
  • (PQKB)10183298
  • (CaBNvSL)thg00603215
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3256503
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC611871
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000576517
Label
The consummate Canadian : a biography of Samuel Edward Weir, Q.C., Mary Willan Mason, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Originally published: Toronto, Ont. : Natural Heritage/Natural History, 1998
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Weir Family; 2 The Bawtenheimer Family; 3 An Impoverished Beginning; 4 His Early Years Of Practice; 5 The Young Politician And The Emerging Collector; 6 Sam The Master In His Own Firm; 7 An Interest In Art Broadens; 8 The Early Years Of War; 9 The War And Sam's Deepening Concern For His Father; 10 Taxes And The Little Man; 11 Achievement, Prominence and Success; 12 Art Invester, Avid Horticulturalist and Businessman; 13 The Library And The Growing Collection; 14 A Summer Trip To Remember; 15 A Turning Point In The Weir Collection
  • 16 London, Wall Street And Possibly Paris17 Advice, Personal Grief And Canadian Art; 18 Family And Friends; 19 A Fraud Case, A Foundation And A Floundered Relationship; 20 The Plague Of Ill Health; 21 From The Centennial Year To The Shaping Of River Brink; 22 Knowledge And Experience; 23 River Brink And Domestic Tranquility At Last; 24 Sam's Last Romantic Fling; 25 A Time Of Frustration; 26 Letters and More Letters; 27 The Angel Arrives And The Marriage Ends; 28 The Final Days; The Weir family; Archibald Weir; James and Susannah Sutton Weir; Robert and Martha Sutton Weir
  • Richard and Margaret Moir WeirThe Bawtenheimer (Badenheimer) Family Johann Peter Badenheimer; Sources; Credits for Illustrations; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; About The Author
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (313 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781770704299
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000576517
  • (EBL)611871
  • (OCoLC)699474573
  • (SSID)ssj0000129521
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12010371
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000129521
  • (PQKBWorkID)10078537
  • (PQKB)10183298
  • (CaBNvSL)thg00603215
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3256503
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC611871
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000576517

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