Inventory of the
Mary Hecht fonds

Inventory #F0133

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0133
Title:Mary Hecht fonds
Extent:6.6 m of textual records
ca. 895 photographs : b&w ; col.
1 microfilm reel
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Mary Hecht, artist, was born in New York, NY, June 23, 1931 and moved to Canada in 1970. Her education and training in drawing, painting, and sculture resulted in a B.A. in fine arts (University of Cincinnati, 1952) and an M.A. in sculpture (Iowa State University, 1957). She has worked as a magazine illustrator and has taught at McLaughlin College, York University. She has exhibited her cast metal sculptures regularly in the United States since 1961 and in Canada since 1971. She has also been very active in the Jewish community and interfaith conferences about religion and art. She has won several awards including the Individual Artist' Grant, Ontario (1975); Arts Council (1979); Excaliber Bronze Award, National Arts Club, New York NY (1983).
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of Mary Hecht's teaching files, files related to her professional, social, and religious affiliations, personal files, business files and financial records, and her files as a student including her thesis.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: Individual accession file lists are available separately; see accruals note.
URL of Finding Aid:
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accessions: 1996-027, 2002-015, 2004-021. No further accruals are expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mary Hecht in 1996, 2002 and 2004.
Subject Access Points:Hecht, Mary, 1931-
Provenance Access Points:Hecht, Mary, 1931-

Date of creation: 2002/04/04
Date of last revision: 2005/06/29
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