Business, Commerce, and Industry

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William M. Allison fonds

  • RC0642
  • Fonds
  • 1845-[192-]

The fonds consists of a manuscript account book kept by Allison for the period 1845-1849, 164 pages. There are also three b&w photographs, one of Allison, two of the blacksmith's shop. The date of one photograph is [192-]. A typed transcript of the account book has been made.

Allison, William M.

Westinghouse Canada fonds

  • RC0092
  • Fonds
  • 1897-2003

The archives consists of business records, some catalogues, manuals, and other promotional material, as well as photographs and other documents.

Westinghouse Canada

Walter M. Lowney Company of Canada collection

  • RC0401
  • Collection
  • 1926-1952

The collection consists of the following: 12 price lists (1926-1937), 5 dinner programmes primarily for company executives (1928-1952), 1 b&w photograph of company executives (1938), 2 product packages pamphlets, a salesmen’s convention pamphlet (1924), a b&w photograph of a display of company products, 1 letter (1940), and a poster for Lowney’s Husky Brazil chocolate bar.

Walter M. Lowney Company of Canada

Tourism and Travel collection

  • RC0287
  • Collection
  • 1878-1987

There have been three accruals. The collection consists of materials mainly related to travel in Canada. It includes pamphlets and leaflets, maps, posters and information about various methods of travel.

Token coinage collection

  • RC0829
  • Collection
  • 1792-1794

Tokens such as these were issued in many places in England between 1787 and 1800 when the government failed to mint enough copper coinage for the conduct of business. One of the coins is a Samuel Johnson copper coin, the other is a Jack Lackington copper coin.

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 1928. Some of the photographs have either written or typed captions. They depict the Mattagami River, Smoky Falls dam and power plant, the paper mill, the rail line as well as unidentified men. Most of the photographs have numbers stamped on their versos from 00 to 96. They have been removed from an album.

The second part of the collection consists of news releases, letters to employees, and other communications created during the 1968 labour dispute between Papermakers and Paperworks Union, Local 256, and the Spruce Falls Power and Paper Co. Ltd. and Kimberly-Clark of Canada Ltd. The material belonged to John Grimshaw, who was the mediator for the dispute.

Spruce Falls Power and Paper Comparny

Saskatchewan railway construction collection

  • RC0521
  • Collection

The b&w photographs depict the survey and construction of secondary rail lines in South Saskatchewan from April to July 1930. They were removed from several pages of an album with the heading “C.P.R. Survey”. Beneath this heading was a photograph of Engine 562. The photographs were taken in Coderre, Alma Lake, Fife Lake, Rockglen and surrounding area. Some of the photographs were printed in Regina. Most of the photographs have descriptive captions written on the verso in pen and pencil in seven different hands with separate numbering sequences. They include photographs of the following: tent camps, pile drivers, horses and wagons (bulldozing, grading), people (including the Chinese cook Jim, Cederic White Rodman, Eddie Sellors, George Lowry, “your son” and “me”), laying of ties and steel, a CPR construction coal shed, surveying, Lake Alma, Coderre, Fife Lake and Rockglen. The rail locations are all south of Regina. The lines that run through Coderre and Alma Lake are abandoned. Rockglen still has a working CPR line although there is an abandoned line just to the west. Fife Lake does not appear on this abandoned rail lines map.

Russell Motor Car Co. Ltd. collection

  • RC0621
  • Collection
  • 1911-1918

There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of documents pertaining to the sale of the company. They are: the Report of the Annual Meeting on 28 October 1915 – with sections on bicycles, accessories and skates, motor cars, Canadian military, and the sale of the business in Australia. It includes a balance sheet from 15 July 1915. There are two letters from Arthur E. Watts, County Clerk and Solicitor, Brantford, Ontario, to Donald E. Bridgman of Minneapolis, Minnesota with regard to his stock held in the company. There is a telegram sent by F.F. Henry in Buffalo, New York to Fred G. Atkinson re the sale of the company. Finally there is a five sheet document typed on paper from The Bradstreet Company outlining the history of the company and its sale in December 1915. The second accrual consists of a request for payment letter with invoice dated 1911; an Automobile Accessories Catalogue issued by the company in 1912; and a pamphlet "Soldier-Citizens, Something of the work carried on by the Russell Motor Car Ltd." Written by Catharine Beverley Robertson the illustrated pamphlet outlines the re-retraining of disabled soldiers and was published in 1918.

Russell Motor Car Company

Pirate Group Inc. fonds

  • RC0272
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2005

The first accrual consists of six series:
Series 1 – Case Files
Series 2 – Additional Case Files
Series 3 – Production Log Books
Series 4 – Additional Audio-Visual Material
Series 5 – Terry O’Reilly’s Files
Series 6 – Press, Promotional Material, and Awards

Series 1 is particularly significant, containing 12,000 case files documenting the creation of approximately 50,000 thirty-second radio and television commercials produced by Pirate Group Inc. (Toronto office) and its predecessor companies: O’Reilly Radio Inc., Robert Armes Inc., Shurman Armes Crawford, and The Air Company, from 1981 to 2005. These files document the entire production process from the initial phase through to the finished product, though some files are more complete than others. The material found in the file may include: concept presentations; casting sessions and auditions; ACTRA contracts and other actor contracts; script progression and revision; briefing documents; final recording-day scripts with directors notes; recording session schedules; music demos, final tracks, sheet music and lyrics; production edits; final audio mixes, element breakdown of the recording (voices, sound effects, music); final radio and TV commercials; budget estimates, quotations and final billing; etc.

Pirate Group Inc.

Ontario publishing partnerships collection

  • RC0684
  • Collection
  • 1870-1878

Practically all of the partnership certificates in this collection pertain to publishing, printing, book selling, and allied trades. The certificates were all registered at the Registry Office in Toronto.

Ontario publishing partnerships

Niagara Falls Suspension bridge collection

  • RC0529
  • Collection
  • 1848-1872

The collection consists of three letters from the Great Western Railway Co. to J.W. Fisher, Superintendant of the bridge, 1854-55. There are also two letters, 1862, addressed to William G. Swan, Suspension Bridge, Clifton, Ont. and one invoice from Wood & Leggatt, 1873. Finally there is a letter to C. Strut, 1848, with regard to the lumber contract for the bridge.

Miller family fonds

  • RC0656
  • Fonds
  • [187-]-[192-]

The fonds consists of b&w photographs removed from an album. They are both family and business photographs. The business photographs include one with a group of men standing in front of a make-shift building with the sign “Robert Miller & Sons, General Contractors”. Many photographs show the construction of what appears to be a lock wall with gates. The family photographs include the following: formal family portraits, one of which is captioned “Young Fred”; vacation photographs at the family cottage north of Toronto – one is dated 1904 – with boats; vacation photographs of a trip out West possibly in the mid to late 1910s, including the Yale Hotel and Stanley Park; photographs of various family members in automobiles with one captioned “Packard?”,possibly mid to late 1910s; lakeships, group on a boat, children playing and other photographs. In addition, the fonds contains the marriage certificate of Fred R. Miller and Edna A. Noxon.

Miller, Fred R.

John Coode's engineering firm fonds

  • RC0391
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1951

The fonds consists of nearly fifty duplicate letter-books, the majority containing 1,000 pages each.

Coode, John

J. M. Pigott fonds

  • RC003
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1968

The fonds is arranged in 3 series consisting of: daily journals, condensed journals and travelling diaries.

Pigott, J. M.

Israel Moise (Isy) Esses fonds

  • RC0626
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1942

There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of three copybooks, 1934-1938, kept by Isy Esses. The copybooks contain carbons of his handwritten letters as well as financial statements and shipment lists. Other documents, such as telegrams, receipts, invoices, and bills of exchange, are either pasted into the books or found loose. There are also incoming and outgoing letters and other documents, 1938-1941, which have been removed from a binder. The second accrual consists of one copybook, 1939-1942, as well as several files of correspondence. Almost all of the fonds is in English, although there are a few documents in Arabic.

Esses, Israel Moise (Isy)

Hurst family fonds

  • RC0104
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1987

The Hurst family fonds consists of textual records (contained in Box 1) and photographs and graphic materials (contained in Box 2). Newspaper articles regarding the Hudson Bay Railway occupy a significant portion of the collection. Written by George Alexander Hurst in the late 1930s and early 1940s, these articles were largely published in the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix and Saskatchewan Commonwealth. Some articles are contained in “University Loose leaf Notebook.” Reports, proposals, and memorandums authored by Hurst and the On-to-the-Bay association are also included, as well as Submissions to the Royal Commission on Co-operatives by The Davison Co-operative Association of Davidson, Saskatchewan, and Hurst’s correspondence with D.J. Munro regarding the railway route. Additional textual material includes George Alexander Hurst’s unpublished manuscript, “Rambles Round the Ram Pasture” and Jean Hurst’s manuscript, “A Librarian’s Recollections Mostly of McMaster, 1944-1987.” Graphic materials include photographs (some contained within two photo albums) of George Alexander Hurst and friends and family, and extensive images of Churchill, Manitoba and its harbour. Notably, there is a photograph of Charles and Anne Lindbergh taken during their 1931 survey flight to Asia, when the couple made stop in Churchill. The fonds contains the following cartographic material: a 1929 map of Manitoba, a map of Southern Manitoba, five maps of Churchill, including the town, river, and harbour, a map depicting freight rates on grain products on Canadian National Railway stations in Manitoba, a 1929 map of the Yukon, and map of Lake Athabasca.

Hurst family

Henry Carl Nunn fonds

  • RC0713
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1940

The archive consists of 21 diaries spanning 1920-1940 which cover both Nunn’s personal and business affairs. There is some correspondence including letters from Grey Owl and Jack Miner. There is only a little material related to his work outside of the diaries, but there are two Halliday company catalogues.

Nunn, Henry Carl

Harold and Grace Leather fonds

  • RC0139
  • Fonds
  • 1793-1978

There have been three accruals. The first accrual, which consisted of photographic slides and camera equipment, was deacessioned in July 2008. The second accrual (28-1996, 32-1996) measures 1 m, and is arranged into the following series: personal correspondence; legal correspondence and documents; Canadian Red Cross society; Samuel B. Freeman scrapbooks; memorabilia; certificates and awards; photographs and albums. It includes legal correspondence relating to the family property on 341 James St. South. The third accrual (29-1998) measures 3 cm and consists of correspondence, news clippings and a photograph.

Leather, Grace

General Steel Wares Limited fonds

  • RC0205
  • Fonds
  • [1884]-2005

There have been several accruals. The first accrual consists of annual reports, ledgers, catalogues, minutes of meetings, bulletins, circulars, correspondence, photographs, news clippings and other items. The second accrual consists of annual reports, speeches, news clippings, and other printed materials. The third accrual consists of company records, media records, records pertaining to the publication of a company history, and photographs.

General Steel Wares Limited

General Motors Corporation of Canada and International Union United Automobile Aircraft and Agricultural Implement Workers of America collection

  • RC0430
  • Collection
  • 1937-1967

The collection consists of master, local and supplemental agreements between the two organizations. Included is the first collective bargaining agreement recognizing an association of employees (United Automobile Workers, Local 222) at General Motors in April 1937 as well as agreements between various locals and McKinnon Industries and Frigidaire Products. There is also a copy of R.B. Reddoch, "A History of U.A.W. Activities at G.M. of Canada". The photographs are mainly of General Motors executives playing golf.

General Motors of Canada

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