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Thomas Phillips fonds

  • RC0614
  • Archief
  • 1940-1945

The fonds consists of his Soldier’s Service and Pay Book issued13 June 1940; his certificate of transfer to the Army Reserve, 20 December 1945, a photograph of him with another soldier in 1944 and an oversize photograph, presumably of Phillips’s company but it has no identification apart from the fact that it was taken in Pirbright, Surrey by Gwyer Gibbs. Sandhurst Royal Military Academy is located in Pirbright.

Phillips, Thomas Richard

Secord family fonds

  • RC0622
  • Archief
  • 1821-1943

The Secord fonds consists of mortgages, indentures, quit claims, tax notices, genealogical trees, wills, deeds of land, and other miscellaneous documents. Some of the documents concern the Powell and Miles families. There is a transcription of the will of Ambroise Sicard (i.e. Secord) dated 1701.

Secord Family

Jackson family fonds

  • RC0623
  • Archief
  • 1919-1945

The fonds consists of the elder Jackson’s demobilization certificate, his son’s Soldier’s Service and Pay Book and a Services Diary kept by the younger Jackson in 1942. The diary also contains a sheet of Indian Postage service stamps. There is also a map drawn by hand of the voyage Jackson took beginning on HMT Orion and ending in Bombay on HMT Almanzora.

Jackson family

Archivo General de Centro America fonds

  • RC0831
  • Archief
  • 1544-1821

The microfilmed documents are arranged and were filmed by province (later country): Chiapas, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Within each geographical location, arrangement is by type of document: A1, Superior Gobierno (Central Government); A2, Capitania Generale (Judicial, Economic, and Military); A3 Real Hacienda (Exchequer, Court Documents, Accounts, and Taxation).

Archivo General de Centro América (Guatemala)

Bradley-Garretson Company Limited fonds

  • RC0750
  • Archief
  • 1914-1915

Fonds consists of a recruitment letter dated 15 May 1915 looking for agents to sell and promote Bradley-Garretson publications. Along with the letter are the postmarked envelope and a return envelope, and three advertising supplements that accompanied the letter. One flyer promotes a publication detailing the sinking of the Lusitania. A second promotes a book entitled The World's Greatest War. The final large poster promotes the book Billy Sunday: The Man and His Message. These supplements were tools used by the agents to promote sales of these publications.

Bradley-Garretson Company Limited

C.C. Brant fonds

  • RC0654
  • Archief
  • 1919-1922

The fonds consists of four letters written to John and Christine McCampbell. All the letters are signed C.C.B. Three are written from Whitney while the fourth is from “Brant and Walker, Z Cross Ranch, Fort St. John, B.C.” The assumption has been made that Christine is his sister and John his brother-in-law, although he does address them as “brother and sister”. The McCampbells are living in Uxbridge Ont. in 1919 and in Thessalon, Ont. in 1922. The most interesting letter is the one written from Fort St. John. He predicts that “this country is going to boom” before too long.

Brant, C.C.

Charles Wilkinson fonds

  • RC0801
  • Archief
  • 1963-1985

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

Wilkinson, Charles

Claude Guillot fonds

  • RC0770
  • Archief
  • 1789-1798

The fonds consists of the following documents: a military certificate, noting that Claude Guillot is a volunteer in a military company stationed in Marseille, 6 June 1789; a letter of recommendation from his military company, 11 June 1794; a certificate of his admission to hospital in Mezierot on 14 July 1794; a travel document, 10 April 1798.

Guillot, Claude

Colin Lock fonds

  • RC0709
  • Archief
  • 1954-1996

The fonds consists of correspondence, lab notebooks, research material, and scientific reprints of the majority of publications.

Lock, Colin

David Paul Gagan fonds

  • RC0769
  • Archief
  • 1972 [1981]

The fonds consists of two series. One series contains correspondence, submissions, photographs (both used and not used) and issue files for Canada: An Historical Magazine. The other series contains microfilms of historical research materials that Gagan used for his book, Hopeful Travellers: Families, Land and Social Change in Mid-Victorian Peel County, Canada West (c 1981). The microfilms include: Canada West census for Peel and Oxford counties, 1851; Ontario census for Peel and Cardwell counties, 1871; Peel County, Chinguacousy township, copy books of deeds, Vols. 1-13, 1820-1877; Toronto township., Vols. 1-9, 1807-1871; Toronto, Gore, Albion, and Caledon townships, abstract index of deeds, villages and farms; Brampton School Board minutes, 1873-1875; Chinguacousy township council minutes book, 1858-1867 and 1875-1887; Caledon township council minutes, 1861-1869 and 1873-1906; Caledon township Board of Health minutes, 1884-1894; Toronto township council minute books, 1844-1854 and 1873-1887; Toronto Gore township council minutes, 1857-1861, 1871-1881, 1882-1895; Mould Board Association minutes, 1888-1892; marriage registers undated; Peel county wills, 1867-. Several of the microfilms are not identified. One reel of microfilm, Denison and John A. Macdonald papers are related to the magazine.

Gagan, David Paul

H.W. Snelling fonds

  • RC0784
  • Archief
  • 1870-1873

The fonds consists of a diary and typescript of the diary transcribed by Dr. Norman Shrive. Passages within the diary include "Sunshine and Storm by a Rifleman,1870" and a brief passage entitled "Journey through Persia and other Eastern countries," written by Corporals R. Murphy and J. Kenderick. Murphy and Kenderick are identified as serving with the 100th Royal Rifles. The diary also contains personal information about Snelling, including family health and business prosperity. There is a page of business transactions from 1873.

Snelling, H.W.

Hamilton, Ontario Police fonds

  • RC0772
  • Archief
  • 1882 - 1885

The fonds consists of arrest records for January 1882 to December 1885. The entries contain the following information: date, number, defendant, complainant, constable, offence, summons or warrant, time of arrest, residence, trade or profession, age, sex, place of birth, religion, education, habits, marital status, convicted or acquitted, fine, costs, sentence, number of days, remarks. The records are contained in a bound leather folio.

Hamilton (Ont.) Police Force

Hamilton-Scourge Project fonds

  • RC0774
  • Archief
  • 1983-1986

The fonds consists of photocopies of research documents and computer printouts.

Hamilton-Scourge Foundation

Henry Lyman Hooker fonds

  • RC00668
  • Archief
  • 1943-1961

The fonds consists of letters from Sir Beverley Baxter, Herbert Hoover (1874-1964), J. Edgar Hoover (1895-1972), William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874-1950), Robert J. McCracken, and Edward, Duke of Windsor (1894-1972) and Wallis Warfield, Duchess of Windsor (1896-).

Hooker, Henry Lyman

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Local 1795 (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

  • RC0152
  • Archief
  • [ca. 1900]-2004

Fonds consists of constitutions, rules, agreements, correspondence, convention proceedings, account books, minutes, seal and stamp from locals 1834 and 1795 (merged into local 1795 in 1979).
There have been nineaccruals. The first accrual measures 46 cm. The second accrual (62-1995) measures 33 cm. The third accrual (13-1996) measures 30 cm. The fourth accrual (5-1997) consists of 2 files. The fifth accrual (29-1997) consists of 10 files. The sixth accrual (02-1998) consists of 3 files. The seventh accrual (09-1999) measures 38 cm. The eighth accrual (25-2002) measures 12 cm. The ninth accrual (18-2006) measures 12 cm.

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Local 1795 (Hamilton, Ont.)

James Daniel Brasch fonds

  • RC0752
  • Archief
  • 1953-1954

The fonds consists of a letter from Brasch to John Masefield and a reply from Masefield, 1953; the draft of a letter from Brasch to John Steinbeck and a reply from Steinbeck, 1954. The fonds is supplemented by a photocopy of an article that Brasch wrote about Steinbeck in San Jose Studiesas well as an offprint of an article in Modern Language Notes by Fraser Bragg Drew which cites the Masefield letter.

Brasch, James Daniel

Katherine Clarke fonds

  • RC0633
  • Archief
  • [195-]-2010

Katherine Clarke has dubbed her archives “The Peace House Papers”. Digital copies of the originals and documents from 2009-10 have been placed by her into three folders: book one, “Finding Causes”, consisting of biographical information and letters to her parents between September 1963 and June 1964; book two, “Touring Cuba with 45 Canadians in the summer of 1964 … In the 5th year of La Revolución Cubana”, consisting of photographs of her time in Cuba (including photos of Fidel Castro speaking to a large crowd and playing baseball), photographs of “Harry” and other soldiers (a soldier in Castro’s army, pre-1959, i.e. before the revolution photographs), and her account (entitled “Sugar Daddy”); book three, letters to her parents between September 1964 and March 1965. Originals of most of these materials are also extant in the Clarke fonds.

Clarke, Katherine

Douglas U. McGregor fonds

  • RC0729
  • Archief
  • [1914]-[196?]

The fonds consists of a letter, photographs and news clippings concerning McGregor's military career; and a photograph and news clippings concerning his younger son, Dr. Douglas Donald McGregor.

McGregor, Douglas U.

Samuel Matthews fonds

  • RC0854
  • Archief
  • 1878-1883

The fonds consists of a notebook compiled by Matthews containing the following:

  1. Minutes, 1878-1879, of the Richmond Branch of the Alymer Blue Ribbon Club, whose members were temperance advocates. The minutes of 30 September 1878 note that 236 people had signed the pledge.
  2. Day book, containing financial account, 1879-1882
  3. Farm contracts, 4 April 1882-5 April 1883
  4. List of stock bought, April-August 1883
  5. Other financial accounts, 1883-1884

Matthews, Samuel

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