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Dr. William G. Bensen Fur Trade Collection of Robert D.W. Band

  • RC0916
  • Collection
  • 1689 - 1892

99 items relating to the fur trade in French and British Canada from the 17th to 19th centuries. Some items (e.g. exchanges of correspondence) comprise multiple components. The collection includes correspondence, voyageur contracts, diaries, court...

Samuel Beckett collection

  • RC0229
  • Collection
  • 1952-1980

There have been two accruals. The first accrual is arranged into 5 series: manuscripts, radio and television scripts, correspondence, research materials, Merlin publishing files. It contains a signed pen sketch by Ronald Searle (1920-) dated Paris...

Beckett, Samuel

Grey Owl collection

  • RC0697
  • Collection
  • 1924-[193?]

The collection consists of five b&w photographs. The descriptions are written on the verso of the photographs by an unknown person. Four of the five photographs are believed to be unpublished.

Grey Owl

First Nations Collection

  • RC0414
  • Collection
  • 1859-1970

This collection contains material related to First Nations peoples, primarily from the Southern Ontario region. The first accrual relates to the land claims of the Potawatomi in Canada and the United States. The second accrual is a photograph of t...

Pamphlets collection

  • RC0087
  • Collection
  • [18--]-[19--]

The overwhelming majority of the collection deals with Canada. The subject matter is varied, and deals with many aspects of Canadian history, literature, social and political conditions. Included are pamphlets on religion and churches, all levels ...

Paper soldiers and battle scenes collection

  • RC0899
  • Collection
  • c.1890-c.1925

Paper soldiers were a popular children’s entertainment or decoration beginning in the 1700s, rising to a height of popularity in the mid-19th century, before all but dying out after the Second World War. This small collection typifies the range of...

North-West Rebellion Scrapbooks

  • RC0836
  • Collection
  • 1867-1951

The first was compiled and annotated by Theodore Henry James Charmbury, who was a photographer in Saskatchewan. It consists of clippings and 41 photographs. A detailed description of the scrapbook and the material found therein is included in the ...

George Baldwin Read Collection

  • Collection
  • 1808-1958

The collection consists of Cpt. Read’s First World War military maps and Active Service Testament. An 1808 map of Russia. A copy of Col. R. Meinertzhagen’s Birds of Arabia, which belonged to Cpt. Read’s son.

Read, George Baldwin

War Songs from the first half of the twentieth century collection

  • RC0583
  • Collection
  • 1898-1944

The focal point of this collection of sheet music is the First World War. These songs do not reflect the idea of war as it is commonly thought of in popular imagination: battlefields, trenches and heroic charges. These songs were not, for the most...

United States Army Base Hospital No. 20 collection

  • RC0591
  • Collection
  • 1918-1920

The collection consists of the History of United States Army Base Hospital No. 20 (Philadelphia, 1920): 257 pages with many illustrations; as well as 16 photographs, 1918. The material appears to come from May Grenville of Thorold, Ontario, who se...

United States Army Base Hospital No. 20

McMaster University Collection

  • RC0427
  • Collection
  • 1887-2013

The collection consists of a vast range of records and documents created throughout the University's existence, both in Hamilton and Toronto. However, it is not a complete record of the University's activities.

McMaster University

Marjorie Freeman Campbell collection

  • RC0247
  • Collection
  • 1833-1962

The collection consists of research materials concerning Hamilton hospitals, health and santitation, as well as notes taken from City Council minutes, and biographical notes on Hamilton families.

Campbell, Marjorie Freeman

Hamilton (Ont.) history collection

  • RC0824
  • Collection
  • 1934-1983

The Hamilton history collection consists of essays written about Hamilton by McMaster students for Professor John Weaver of the McMaster University History Department and numbered file folders containing news clippings about Hamilton. Additionall...

Spruce Falls Power and Paper Company

  • RC0602
  • Collection
  • 1926-1968

The black and white photographs were either taken and/or collected by H.C. Hodgens of Peterborough, Ont. He was presumably an employee of Morrow and Beatty Ltd. Most of the photographs are undated, but those that are dated were taken in 1927 and 1...

Spruce Falls Power and Paper Comparny

Evans family collection

  • RC0901
  • Collection
  • 1914-1945

The collection consists mainly of correspondence between family members and close friends during the First World War, as well as some military documents and photographs.

Evans family

World War, 1939-1945, Underground Resistance collection – Belgium

  • RC0842
  • Collection
  • 1939-1945

Collection consists of newspapers (85 titles, ca. 400 issues); broadsides (97 items); leaflets (130 items); and publications (30 items) produced by or relating to the underground resistance in Belgium during the Second World War. Most of the docum...

World War, 1939-1945, Jewish Underground Resistance

  • RC0839
  • Collection
  • [1939-1945]

Collection consists of original documents collected by David Diamant over a period of approximately 30 years dealing primarily with the Jewish segment of the French underground resistance; many of the documents originate with communist groups, and...

Reuben Alvin Jukes (Jucksch) diaries

  • RC0872
  • Collection
  • 1916-1920

The collection consists of nine pocket diaries covering the period 21 April 1916-26 September 1920.

Jukes, Reuben Alvin

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