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Richard Slobodin fonds

  • RC0218
  • Item
  • 1961-2001

The fonds consists chiefly of Slobodin's publications, draft publications, and associated research materials. Also included are a number of Slobodin's research diaries and files relating to his fieldwork in the Arctic and a small collection of cor...

Slobodin, Richard

Book of hours

  • MS105
  • Item
  • between 1470 and 1480

Manuscript is primarily in Latin with headings and saints names in French. The original description from the dealer indicated that it was 'composed in the style of the School of Tours'. However, the saints' days selected for inclusion in the calen...

Liber Visionum

  • MS107
  • Item
  • 29 November 1461

Manuscript is in Latin, partly on vellum and partly on paper. The text consists of prayers and supplicatory rituals dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It is followed by the Office of the Angels, commencing at leaf 85, in a different hand. Nicholas Wats...

Various works / Boethius

  • MS108
  • Item
  • ca. 1150

Latin manuscript in a transitional Gothic script showing some vestigial Carolingian features. The opening leaf contains an illuminated initial "C"; there are rubricated initials throughout. At leaf 41 there is a diagram of the 4 elements and their...

Henri de Maillé manuscript

  • MS022
  • Item
  • 17--

Bound manuscript of "Traitté du peché originel" (Treatise on Original Sin) by Henri de Maillé, Marquis de Carman (73 p.). Stamped on the spine of the sleeve cover is: "Manuscrit écrit par Damoisselet" — likely a professional scribe. The quality of...

de Maillé, Henri

Tins of Cornwall, England and the island of Banca, West Indies.

  • MS141
  • Item
  • [1790?]-1859

Manuscript is a fair copy of letters and accounts which were published as Letters, Remarks, &c. with a view to open an extensive trade in the article of tin, from the County of Cornwall to India, Persia, and China, compiled by George Unwin ...

Bhāgavata Purāṇa [Bhagavata Purana]

  • MS128
  • Item
  • [17-?]-[18-?]

The manuscript consists of twelve cantos (skandhas). Text on highly burnished paper is in india ink with illustrations and miniatures in gouache with gold pigment; borders in gold leaf. The text is preceded by twenty-five miniatures. There are for...

E.S. Copeland letter

  • RC0578
  • Item
  • 1915

The letter he wrote is dated June 1915 somewhere in France and is addressed to Mrs. Newell. The letter concerns the death of her son, Lawrence Gunn Newell, on 23 April 1915 from wounds sustained during the advance on Ypres. The letter also concern...

Copeland, E.S.

Map of the United Church of Canada in Korea

  • RC0888
  • Item
  • 1952

The item is a map of Korea showing missions of various Episcopal, Presbyterian and Methodist churches, [1952]. Includes enclosing envelope from mailing.

United Church of Canada

R.H. De Pencier album

  • RC0880
  • Item
  • 1901-1923

The album contains images of South Africa from De Pencier’s time there during the war. It shows numerous places, soldiers, and people. Other photos in the album show snapshots of daily life after the war, including family and friends, as well as i...

De Pencier, R.H.

Oswald Mosley book of devotions

  • MS072
  • Item
  • by 1727

The fonds consists of a bound manuscript, 234 pages in length, containing prayers appropriate for different occasions, times of day, Sabbath prayers, and so on. There is an index on the inside front and back covers. Also written on the inside cove...

Mosley, Oswald

John Wilkes letter

  • MS087
  • Item
  • 22 October 1764

A letter written by John Wilkes to "the worthy electors of the borough of Aylesbury in the county of Bucks" on 22 October 1764.

Wilkes, John

Letter to Sir Thomas Wemyss Reid

  • Item
  • March 1887

An item of personal correspondence from Francis Richard Charles Grant to Sir Thomas Wemyss Reid.

Grant, Francis Richard Charles.

Michio Mamiya - Letter to Anne Brydon

  • RC0727
  • Item
  • 1980

This archive consists of one letter written by Mamiya to Anne Brydon in 1980. The letter is a response to a series of Brydon's questions and outlines the personal and intellectual influences in Mamiya's music.

Mamiya, Michio

Two leaves from a Book of Hours

  • MS121
  • Item
  • [14--?]

Leaves from a book of hours originating in France. One leaf has an illuminated letter "Q" on one side and an illuminated "H" on the other, both highlighted with gold and with trailing floral ornamentation. The leaf is enclosed in a double sided wh...

Megillah. Book of Esther scroll

  • MS129
  • Item
  • [17-?]-[18-?]

The scroll is written on tanned animal hide, likely deerskin, mounted on a wooden handle. Script appears to be of Sephardic origin and thus its original provenance is likely to be western North Africa.

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