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Aaron Copland manuscript

  • RC0756
  • Item
  • 1960

This is a typescript of Copland's The Teacher: Nadia Boulanger.

Copland, Aaron

Thomas Alfred Hollick fonds

  • RC0736
  • Fonds
  • [19--]-[ca. 1977]

The fonds is comprised of twenty-one notebooks of Hollick's own records of his eighteenth century collection. Some books are entered merely by author, title and date; but in most cases Hollick provides collations, sometimes notes, and occasionally the bookseller's catalogue entry.

Hollick, Thomas Alfred

Tim Buck collection

  • RC0724
  • Collection
  • 1939-1953

The collection consists of an Ontario Provincial Police report of a meeting held by Tim Buck in 1939, 4 audio discs duplicated onto 2 audio cassettes containing speeches by Buck, a printed foreword by Buck to litho prints by Avrom Yanovksy as well as the prints, and fourteen b&w photographs concerning the Labor-Progressive Party, Today Magazine, and the International Economic Conference in Moscow in 1952. The Conference proceedings are also included in the collection as well as an offprint of an article by Buck.

Buck, Tim

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)

William Charles Noble fonds

  • RC0503
  • Fonds
  • 1913-2007

The majority of the fonds relates to archaeological sites, as well as research notes, and other materials.

Noble, William Charles (Bill)

World War, 1939-1945, Propaganda Collection: Air Dropped and Shelled Leaflets and Periodicals.

  • RC0841
  • Collection
  • 1939-1945

Collection consists of over 1,000 air dropped and shelled leaflets and periodicals created and disseminated during the Second World War. The majority of items in this collection were printed by the Allies then air or container dropped, or fired by artillery shell over German occupied territory. Many leaflets and periodicals have original publication codes and were printed in over 10 languages. Only shelled leaflets, Germans to Allies (115 items), are in English.

George Henry Kirkpatrick Strathy fonds

  • RC0718
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1954

The fonds consists of two bound black albums stamped in gold “Pat’s Book I” and “Pat’s Book II”. The albums were filled by his father with every document and photograph that could be found of his son’s life. Album II concludes with the story of Pat’s life as written by his father; it is typed and is 99 pages in length.

Strathy, George Henry Kirkpatrick (Pat)

Cosmo Gordon Lang, Archbishop of Canterbury

  • RC0669
  • Collection
  • 1931

The fonds contains a letter to The Most Reverend, The Lord Archbishop of Nova Scotia written by Gordon Cosmo Lang, Archbishop of Canterbury on August 1931. The letter concerns the relations between the Old Catholic and Anglican Churches. The letter is signed "Cosmo Cantuar" which was Lang's customary signature. The letter concerns the relations between the Old Catholic and Anglican Churches.

Lang, Cosmo Gordon

Rennell Rodd - Letter to Oscar Wilde

  • RC0763
  • Item
  • 1882

The recipient of the letter, Oscar Wilde, wit and dramatist (1854-1900) was a contemporary of Rodd's at Oxford. In 1881 Rodd published a book of verse, Songs in the South. Wilde had this book republished in the United States in 1882, when he was visiting there, by J.M. Stoddart & Co., of Philadelphia. The title was changed to Rose Leaf and Apple Leaf and Wilde wrote an introduction, "L'Envoi". The letter makes no reference to the book but was written to Wilde in the United States.

Rodd, Rennell

F.F. Arnoldi collection

  • RC0849
  • Collection
  • 1918-1921

The collection consists of 110 photographs taken by Arndoli, a number letters received by him, including one from Sir Edmund Ironside, and other items related to the First World War. From the Second World War, there are five photographs.

Arnoldi, Frank Fauquier

W. B. Yeats - Horseman, pass by! the story of a poet

  • RC0869
  • Collection
  • 1990

The collection contains 'Horseman, pass by! the story of a poet', told by Frank O'Connor and Brendan Kennelly in a series of moving images. These images are saved in various formats.

Yeats, W. B.

Niagara region photograph collection

  • RC0859
  • Collection
  • 1938-1945

Several of the photographs document young men who served in World War II. They include an unidentified soldier in front of a 2nd/10th Dragoons vehicle. This regiment was based in St. Catharines as well as Hamilton and Brantford and did not serve overseas. There are five photographs taken by a soldier who built bailey bridges over the Aller and Weser rivers, who was a member of the 147 football team, and who was photographed in a former P.O.W. camp with a Nazi swastika near Onasbrück, Germany. The versos of all these photographs have descriptions of the events depicted. There are three photographs of Matt Wilkinson whose trade in the army was that of a blacksmith. There is also a postcard photograph of the Ravens Hotel in Schleswig, Germany where he was billeted. Also in the album are a group of news clippings about Flying Officer Alexander Jamieson Muir (1920-1944) who served in the 626 Squadron. There are no identified photographs of him in the album, although there are ones of Jack and Don Muir, presumably his cousins. There are two pages photographs of the Victoria Rifles Company in May 1944. A Montreal regiment, it embarked for Great Britain on 20 November 1944. Its Niagara connection is unclear. Also in the album are family, wedding, vacation photographs of Wasaga Beach as well as photographs of various locales in the Niagara region.

Vietnam War - Prisoners of War and Missing in Action collection

  • RC0862
  • Collection
  • 1956-1989

The collection contains some of the research materials gathered for Kiss the Boys Goodbye. They are primarily generated by Monika Jensen-Stevenson. Included are: research notes, transcripts and notes from interviews, photographs, and many photocopied documents. The collection has been arranged into five series: Research materials: families and friends of POWs/MIAs, military personnel, CIA; Research materials: journalists, politicians, lawyers, and others; Other research materials; Photographs; Book drafts and other materials.

Montréal tricentenary collection

  • RC0856
  • Item
  • 1942

The collection consists of an album of b&w photographs taken inside and outside the Oratory The album, bound in leather, was inscribed and presented to Adhémar Raynault, the mayor of Montreal by the committee. The photographs were taken by F.E. Marsan.

Virtues collection

  • RC0864
  • Collection
  • 1928

The collection consists of sixteen printed cards, each illustrating a virtue: Reverence, Good Resolution, Perseverance, Helpfulness, Courage, Unselfishness, Cheerfulness, Truthfulness, Love of Father, Good-will, Obedience, Ambition, Influence, Honesty, Purity, Mutual Aid. Each desired quality is illustrated with a poem and a photograph. Each card has either a red, green or brown border with the same printed design on each side of the poems. The cards were published by the Life Portrayal Series, Toronto, Ont. Someone has numbered the series by hand: 1-8, 11-16, 18, 21-22, which would indicate that some of the cards are missing from the set. Some of the cards are stained.

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