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Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design

The library was formed in 1922, one year after the Ontario College of Art moved into its own building in Grange Park. At that time, the college had a staff of seven instructors, six visiting instructor and three assistant instructors, under the direction of a principal and vice-principal, with 330 registered students. Robert Holmes(botanist, master of water colour technique, and flower painter) successfully lobbied for the establishment of a library and generously donated his personal book collection to the OCAD. Space on the second floor of the OCA building (now known as the “Grange Wing”) was partitioned off from the life model’s dressing room to form a small library.

Materials for this collection provided by: The Ontario College of Art & Design



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Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Jones, Owen, 1809-1874; Waring, J. B. (John Burley), 1823-1875; Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893; Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820-1877
texts
eye 18,294
favorite 77
comment 1
Added illustrated t.p
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament, Decorative arts
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792; Johnson, Edward Gilpin ed
texts
eye 12,992
favorite 9
comment 0
Topic: Art
Topic: Fashion drawing
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Bryan, Michael, 1757-1821; Williamson, George Charles, 1858-1942, editor
texts
eye 11,308
favorite 0
comment 0
"First published, 2 vols. ... 1816 ... 4th edition, revised by G.C. Williamson... 5 vols., 1903-4. Vol. I. reprinted, 1904, 1909, 1913, 1918, 1920, 1925"--T.p. verso
Topics: Painters, Engravers
"Printed in Great Britain."
Topic: Painting
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
texts
eye 9,307
favorite 36
comment 0
Topic: Composition (Art)
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Costantin, Julien No, 1857-; Faideau, Ferdinand, 1862-
texts
eye 7,573
favorite 6
comment 0
Text in French
Topics: Botany, Plants
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Bailey, Henry Turner, 1865-1931, ed
texts
eye 7,486
favorite 34
comment 0
"With one exception the papers here brought together were written originally for the School arts book, and published in that magazine during its first eight years."
Topics: Drawing, Decoration and ornament
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Faure, Elie, 1873-1937; Pach, Walter, 1883- tr
texts
eye 6,051
favorite 6
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Art
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design, Decorative
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Mach, Edmund von, 1870-1927
texts
eye 5,907
favorite 1
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Painting
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Dresser, Christopher
texts
eye 5,579
favorite 55
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament
Topic: Brangwyn, Sir Frank, 1867-1956
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Homer, Homer, Homer, Epic poetry, Greek
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Dyer, Walter Alden, 1878-
texts
eye 4,876
favorite 4
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Furniture
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Bryan, Michael, 1757-1821; Williamson, George Charles, 1858-1942, editor
texts
eye 4,498
favorite 2
comment 0
"First published, 2 vols. ... 1816 ... 4th edition, revised by G.C. Williamson... 5 vols., 1903-4. Vol. I. reprinted, 1904, 1909, 1913, 1918, 1920, 1925"--T.p. verso
Topics: Painters, Engravers
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Felice, Roger de
texts
eye 4,334
favorite 4
comment 1
Translation of: Le meuble frans sous Louis XV
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Topics: Furniture, Decoration and ornament
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937
texts
eye 4,320
favorite 2
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Literature
Translation of: Le meuble frans sous Louis XVI et sous l'empire
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Topics: Furniture, Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament
"Some of these lectures were printed in the 'Art journal.'"
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Topics: Illustration of books, Medicine
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Lanteri, Edouard. d. 1917
texts
eye 3,754
favorite 5
comment 0
OCAD Library has only v. 1 of 3 volume set
Topics: Modeling, Sculpture
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937
texts
eye 3,735
favorite 1
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Literature
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Ontario College of Art
texts
eye 3,659
favorite 0
comment 0
Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
texts
eye 3,517
favorite 44
comment 0
Cover title: Studies in plant form & design
Topic: Decoration and ornament
George Reid collection
Topics: Logos (Symbols), Monograms
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Vines, Sydney Howard, 1849-1934
texts
eye 3,189
favorite 0
comment 0
Based on: Lehrbuch der Botanik / K. Prantl
Topic: Botany
Translation of: Le meuble frans du moyen age a Louis XIII
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Topic: Furniture
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Architecture
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Bowie, Henry P., d. 1920; Iwaya, Sazanami, 1870-1933; Hirai, Kinz d. 1936
texts
eye 3,036
favorite 12
comment 0
"Illustrations from paintings especially executed for the author, by a number of distinguished artists of Japan, explanatory drawings by Shimada Sekko."
Topic: Painting, Japanese
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
texts
eye 3,033
favorite 4
comment 0
Published by the Historic Monuments Commission of the Province of Quebec
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Domestic
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Roe, Fred
texts
eye 2,958
favorite 7
comment 1
Robert Holmes Collection
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Topic: Furniture, Oak
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Bulley, Margaret H. (Margaret Hattersley), b. 1882
texts
eye 2,870
favorite 1
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Art, Ancient, Art, Medieval
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Penderel-Brodhurst, James George Joseph, 1859-; Layton, Edwin J., 1850-
texts
eye 2,862
favorite 1
comment 0
"First edition."
Topics: Furniture, Furniture
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Houston, Mary Galway, 1871-; Hornblower, Florence S
texts
eye 2,818
favorite 19
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Costume, Costume, Costume
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Felice, Roger de
texts
eye 2,780
favorite 4
comment 1
Translation of: Le meuble frans sous Louis XIV et la rence
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Topics: Furniture, Decoration and ornament
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by National Gallery of Canada; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Schaefer, Carl, 1903-; Ontario Society of Artists; Art Gallery of Toronto; Alfsen, John; Burke, Ruth; Gill, Eric; Art Association of Montreal
texts
eye 2,771
favorite 1
comment 0
Description based on 40th (1918)
Topics: Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Art, Canadian, Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Art Directors Club of New York
texts
eye 2,746
favorite 8
comment 0
Topic: Graphic arts
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Cellini, Benvenuto, 1500-1571; Macdonnell, Anne
texts
eye 2,712
favorite 2
comment 1
"Translated into English by Anne Macdonell."
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Cellini, Benvenuto, 1500-1571, Sculptors
Title from cover
Topics: Art, Artists, Painting, Painting
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by National Gallery of Canada; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Schaefer, Carl, 1903-; Ontario Society of Artists; Art Gallery of Toronto; Alfsen, John; Burke, Ruth; Gill, Eric; Art Association of Montreal
texts
eye 2,447
favorite 1
comment 0
Description based on 40th (1918)
Topics: Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Art, Canadian, Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Watkins, Harold; Moira, Gerald Edward, 1867-
texts
eye 2,420
favorite 3
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Moira, Gerald Edward, 1867-, Decoration and ornament
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Art Gallery of Toronto; Ontario Society of Artists. Exhibition
texts
eye 2,405
favorite 1
comment 0
Description based on 49th (1921)
Topics: Ontario Society of Artists, Art, Canadian, Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
texts
eye 2,404
favorite 0
comment 0
Another Man's Poison donation
Topic: Art, English
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Rosenberg, Adolf, 1850-1906
texts
eye 2,383
favorite 0
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Raphael, 1483-1520
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Holme, Charles, 1848-1923, ed
texts
eye 2,377
favorite 23
comment 0
Dorothy H. Hoover Collection, located Room 1310c
Topics: Book ornamentation, Printing, Type and type-founding, Bookbinding
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Historic Monuments Commission, Quebec (Prov.)
texts
eye 2,354
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Church architecture, Quebec (Province)
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Frohne, Henry W; Jackson, Alice F., joint author; Jackson, Bettina, joint author
texts
eye 2,342
favorite 9
comment 1
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Topic: Interior decoration
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Quennell, Marjorie; Quennell, C. H. B. (Charles Henry Bourne), 1872-1935
texts
eye 2,334
favorite 8
comment 1
Robert Holmes Collection
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Topics: Customs, 12th Century, 13th Century, 14th Century, 15th Century, 11th Century, genealogy
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Furniture, English, Furniture, Furniture, Furniture
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915
texts
eye 2,190
favorite 11
comment 0
With illustrations by the author
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Art, Decorative arts
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by National Gallery of Canada; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Schaefer, Carl, 1903-; Ontario Society of Artists; Art Gallery of Toronto; Alfsen, John; Burke, Ruth; Gill, Eric; Art Association of Montreal
texts
eye 2,164
favorite 1
comment 0
Description based on 40th (1918)
Topics: Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Art, Canadian, Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Benois, Alexandre, 1870-1960; Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942; Yarmolinsky, Abraham. trl
texts
eye 2,158
favorite 2
comment 0
Translated from the Russian by Abraham Yarmolinsky
Topics: Painting, Russian, Painting, Modern, Painting, Modern
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Delaborde, Henri, comte, 1811-1899
texts
eye 2,147
favorite 1
comment 0
Includes index
Topics: Engraving, Engraving, Engraving, English
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Faure, Elie, 1873-1937; Pach, Walter, 1883- tr
texts
eye 2,133
favorite 2
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Wyllie, W. L. (William Lionel), 1851-1931
texts
eye 2,123
favorite 0
comment 0
"Catalogue of the exhibited works of Turner": p. 155-185
Topic: Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Robie, Virginia Huntington, 1878-
texts
eye 2,089
favorite 3
comment 0
Includes index
Topic: Furniture
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744; Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898
texts
eye 2,071
favorite 3
comment 1
In addition to the plates, there is a headpiece on p. [1] and a tailpiece vignette signed AB on p. 38
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Topics: Flowers, Flower arrangement
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Gardner, Ernest Arthur, 1862-1939
texts
eye 2,041
favorite 2
comment 0
"Part I, first edition, 1896 ... part II, first edition, 1897 ... second edition (complete in one volume, thoroughly revised) 1915; reprinted, 1920."
Topic: Sculpture, Greek
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Symonds, John Addington, 1840-1893
texts
eye 2,006
favorite 2
comment 0
Forms part 3 of the author's "Renaissance in Italy."
Topic: Art, Italian
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Harrison, Jane, 1850-1928
texts
eye 1,953
favorite 8
comment 0
Preface dated June 1913
Topics: Art, Primitive, Ritual, Aesthetics, Art and religion, Greek drama (Tragedy)
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by National Gallery of Canada; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Schaefer, Carl, 1903-; Ontario Society of Artists; Art Gallery of Toronto; Alfsen, John; Burke, Ruth; Gill, Eric; Art Association of Montreal
texts
eye 1,915
favorite 1
comment 0
Description based on 40th (1918)
Topics: Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Art, Canadian, Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Ganong, William Francis, 1864-1941
texts
eye 1,863
favorite 0
comment 0
Includes index
Topic: Botany
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Perspective
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
texts
eye 1,778
favorite 0
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Furniture
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Krieger, L. C. C. (Louis Charles Christopher), 1873-1940
texts
eye 1,777
favorite 1
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Mushrooms, Mushrooms
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Konody, Paul G. (Paul George), 1872-1933
texts
eye 1,777
favorite 0
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Chardin, Jean Baptiste Simn, 1699-1779
Topics: Water-color painting, Water-color painting
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Ontario College of Art
texts
eye 1,737
favorite 0
comment 0
Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Art Directors Club of New York
texts
eye 1,712
favorite 12
comment 0
Topic: Graphic arts
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Litchfield, Frederick
texts
eye 1,701
favorite 2
comment 0
"Fourth impression, May 1906."
Topics: Furniture, Collectors and collecting
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962
texts
eye 1,684
favorite 0
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Engraving, Aesthetics, Prints, Prints
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Redgrave, Richard, 1804-1888; Redgrave, Samuel, 1802-1876
texts
eye 1,657
favorite 1
comment 0
George Reid Collection
Topics: Painting, English, Painters
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Art Gallery of Toronto; Ontario Society of Artists. Exhibition
texts
eye 1,620
favorite 0
comment 0
Description based on 49th (1921)
Topics: Ontario Society of Artists, Art, Canadian, Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892; Fortescue-Brickdale, Eleanor
texts
eye 1,610
favorite 13
comment 0
Robert Holmes Collection