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Iris Amy Warden - Bettina Randall's Charges: A Story for Girls manuscript

  • RC0798
  • Collection
  • 1920-1934

Bettina Randall's Charges is the second part of an illustrated story for girls which also contains seven water-coloured illustrations and another seven India ink pen-and-ink drawings.

At end of ms.: "First Part commenced 1915. Second Part finished 1920 (aged 16)". A charming period piece of the Home Front, featuring Bettina, Pixie and Trixie, Lieutenant and Mrs. Lancing, Colette, Neanette and Ronnie. Chapter 1 entitled "Belgian Flag Day" and Chapter 3 "An Air Raid". Also contains a black-and-white studio portrait of Warden herself.

Warden, Iris Amy

G. B. White fonds

  • RC0799
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1952

The fonds consists of 8 b&w photographs, some mounted on board, and signed by White. They include an American woodock in its nest; a grasshopper sparrow on a branch, a common tern approaching its nest; eggs in the nest of a veery; a luna moth; a yellow lady’s slipper (2 copies); lily pads and flower. Exhibition cards are pasted on the verso of two of the photographs.

White, Gordon B.

Daniel Wilcox fonds

  • RC0800
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1930

The fonds consists of correspondence, bills, assessment notices and other documents relating to the Wilcox family.

Wilcox, Daniel

Charles Wilkinson fonds

  • RC0801
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1985

Fonds consists of 14 scrapbooks of clippings from The Hamilton Spectator.

Wilkinson, Charles

United Steelworkers of America. Local 2950 (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

  • RC0804
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1955

The fonds consists of four slip-cased, bound minute books: 7 March 1943-22 February 1955; 8 January 1955-24 March 1975; 38 April 1975-22 June 1987 (includes financial statements; Executive and Stewards minutes, 6 September 1944-15 March 1955).

United Steelworkers of America, Local 2950 (Hamilton, ON)

United Steelworkers of America. Local 4166 (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

  • RC0805
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1993

The fonds consists of three slip-cased, bound minute books: 4 January 1949-5 December 1964; December 1964-17 December 1980; 21 January 1981-17 September 1991; 15 October 1991-16 March 1993. The latter two contain financial statements.

United Steelworkers of America, Local 4166 (Hamilton, ON)

Boer War stereographs

  • RC0810
  • Collection
  • 1900-1901

This collection of stereographic images depicts scenes from the South African War, or Boer War (1899-1902). The images were produced by Underwood & Underwood (and one by the Keystone View Company). The Underwood cards are captioned on the front in English and on the back in English, French, German, Spanish, [Danish?], and Russian. Some of these cards have a more lengthy explanation in English as well. The Keystone View card is only captioned in English, with a lengthy description. It depicts 48th Highlanders of Toronto.

Letter to Mr. Bishop / by Gordon Bottomley

  • RC0811
  • Item
  • 30 August 1931

Gordon Bottomley was an English poet and playwright, born in Keighley, Yorkshire on 20 February 1874 who began his working life as a bank clerk. He died on 25 August 1948 in Oare, England.

Bottomley, Gordon

Arthur Stanley Bourinot photograph

  • RC0812
  • Item
  • 1896

The item consists of a signed photograph mounted on cardboard: b&w; 14 × 9.7 cm. The photograph is of Bourinot at the age of two years and seven months. The photographer is: Toplay, 132 Sparks St., Ottawa.

Bourinot, Arthur Stanley

Canadian emigration collection

  • RC0813
  • Collection
  • 1910-1911

Posters and leaflets in the collection encourage people to emigrate to Canada.

Canadian politics collection

  • RC0814
  • Collection
  • 1874-1989

There have been five accruals. The collection consists of items related to Canadian politics. It includes correspondence, posters, photographs, campaign literature, a newspaper, and cartoon drawings by Duncan Macpherson.

Circuses and Wild West Shows collection

  • RC0815
  • Collection
  • 1902-1957

The collection consists of posters advertising shows by a variety of circuses and Wild West shows including Cole Brothers and Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey. There have been two accruals. The first accrual has 36 posters. The second accrual has five posters, including one in German.

Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist) collection

  • RC0816
  • Collection
  • 1978-1983

The content of the posters concerns: Pierre Elliot Trudeau depicted as a lackey; Hardial Bains in Conversation with the President of the East indian Defence Committee in 1978; a ten year anniversary march of the CPC (M-L) in 1980; the first Congress/Communist Youth Union of Canada meeting in 1983.

Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)

Nazi newsreels collection

  • RC0817
  • Collection
  • 1940-1942

The collection contains newsreels produced by the firm Degeto Weltspiegel. The subjects covered include:
Attack on Malta
Desert war
Winter on the eastern front
Meeting with Marshall Foch
Murmansk to Africa
Attack on Sebastopol
U-boat attacks on British-American shipping
Canadian troops captured at Dieppe

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