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Maud Lewis archival package

Documents included with this package are: 

1- Excerpt from The Illuminated Life of Maud Lewis by Lance Woolaver (MLB)

2- Tax Assessments featuring John W. Dowley (f/o Maud Lewis) (MLB)

3- Timeline of Maud’s family members (MLB)

4- Photograph of Maud’s parents, Agnes Mary Dowley and John Nelson “Jack” Dowley (MLB)

5- Photograph of a young Maud with a cat named Fluffy. From the Collection of Nellie Muron (MLB)

6- Photograph of a young Maud with her brother Charles Dowley and mother Agnes Mary Dowley (MLB)

7- Photograph of Maud and her husband Everett (MLB)

8- Article titled, “Maud’s heart to ours”. Source: written by Donalee Moulton-Barrett in the Chronicle Herald (MLB)

9- Article titled, “Folk artist’s home to be come exhibit”. Source: The Vanguard, June 20, 1984 (MLB)

10- Article titled, “The Little Old Lady Who Paints Pretty Pictures”. Source: Written by Murray Barnard (MLB)

11- Correspondence in 1969 by Maud Lewis with the Nixon White House. Secretary to the cabinet, John C. Whitaker, mailed a letter to Maud. Source: Maud’s Digby Paintings (MLB)

12- Photograph of Maud and her husband Everett (MLB)

13- Maud’s Yarmouth Neighbours. Accounts of Maud’s life as told by her the people who knew her. Source: Rev. J.C. Thibeau, (2001-107)

14- Photograph of Maud’s house. She lived here with her husband Everett. Dated July 1981. (MLB)

15- 1911 Census report showing Maud and her family. Source; 1911 Census of Yarmouth (MLB)

16- Excerpt from the Lewis Bible (MLB)

17- Information about Catherine, Maud’s daughter. Includes photographs. (MLB)

*MLB - Maud Lewis Binder (source)



Maud Lewis archival package

  • All material found in these packages is owned by the Yarmouth County Historical Society and is housed at the Yarmouth County Museum and Archives (22 Collins Street, Yarmouth, NS). Credit must be given to, Yarmouth County Archives. 

  • Once ordered, you'll receive a message to download and open the zip file with all the material of this archival package. 

    All material in this archival package are in PDF and JPEG formats. 

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