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Home movie of visit to Erickson family home in West Vancouver with children playing

Item is a home movie depicting Erickson family members and friends interacting outside at Don and Eleanor Erickson's Gleneagles home, built by architect Bob Lewis. Several children (Christopher and Geoffrey Erickson, Sally and Don Auer (Erickson cousins), and Tom, Allison, Stephen and Elizabeth Milroy) are running together and playing with a tricycle in the driveway of the house, while Don and Eleanor, John and Barbara Ann Milroy and Erickson cousin Evelyn Auer and her husband Stewart are filmed on the home's patio. One of the adult family members holds a cat. Arthur Erickson appears at the end of this film walking out of the home with his parents Oscar and Myrtle.

Home movies of Erickson family visit at Osler Avenue home and garden party

Item is a film containing home movie footage of two separate events. The first depicts Erickson family members at the family property that once stood at 4890 Osler Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. It includes footage of Arthur Erickson's parents Oscar and Myrtle playing ping pong; Arthur and his brother Don playing with their dog; as well as footage of Arthur's grandmothers Bengte Erickson (nee Anderson) and Sarah Chatterson (nee McKnight), and Oscar's sister Anna Auer in the garden and sitting on a bench.

The second film is of a garden party in Shaughnessy. The attendees include Oscar Erickson (with canes) and Myrtle Erickson.

Lively Arts, Filberg House

Item is a motion picture depicting the Filberg House, designed by Arthur Erickson in 1958. Voice-over describing the building and it's relationship to it's natural setting is provided by Erickson.

Sound recordings related to Arthur Erickson

Series consists of analogue sound recordings of radio interviews, lecture series, news documentaries, and a soundtrack for the Architectural Institute of America awards ceremony. The subject of these motion pictures includes Erickson, the Erickson/Massey Architects firm, and specific buildings and designs by Erickson.

Travel films

Series consists of analogue and digitized films created by Erickson during his travels to Afghanistan, Cambodia, China, Ethiopia, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, and Tanzania. Subjects include local inhabitants, architecture, and wildlife.

Hunza

Item is a home movie created by Arthur Erickson depicting his travels in the Hunza Valley.

Nepal to Jaipir

Item is a home movie created by Arthur Erickson depicting his travels in India and Nepal.

Jaipur

Item is a home movie created by Arthur Erickson depicting his travels in India.

Expo '70

Item is a home movie created by Arthur Erickson depicting his travels in Osaka, Japan at Expo '70. Included in the footage are shots of the Expo '70 Pavilion, constructed and designed by Erickson, as well as the celebrations and performances occurring at the world's fair.

Gilgit polo

Item is a home movie created by Arthur Erickson depicting his travels in Pakistan.

Anfu and elephants

Item is a home movie created by Arthur Erickson depicting his travels in India. Film includes footage of Francisco Kripacz and a woman riding an elephant, as well as shots of the Jagat Shiromani Temple.

Artistic film of Arthur Erickson family at Qualicum Beach

Item is an experimental style film by Arthur Erickson featuring members of his family (his father Oscar, mother Myrtle, brother Don, sister-in-law Eleanor and nephew Christopher) and family friend Ruth Lee. The film was shot at Ruth Lee's home at Qualicum Beach, where the Erickson's were visiting. In one scene, Don and Eleanor repair a fence while Myrtle gathers wood on the property. In another scene, Oscar sits on a patio and paints on a canvas while Arthur paints standing on top of the house’s chimney. In the next scene, Don and Eleanor enter an outhouse and exit holding baby Christopher, who is placed upon a poppy plant. In the next scene, the couple and their baby wade in several tidal pools on a beach while dressed in seaweed. Following this, the Erickson family (minus Arthur) shares an outdoor meal with Ruth Lee. The final scene shows Christopher wading in the tidal pools alone, playing with a toy boat.

Some of the scenes are filmed or edited in an experimental or artistic manner, such as splicing certain scenes into the film on negative instead of positive film.

Venice, Italy

Item is a home movie created by Arthur Erickson depicting his travels in Italy.

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