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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

Dominion Foundries and Steel Limited collection

  • RC0690
  • Collectie
  • [ca. 1917]-[ca. 1935]

All certificates are undated and stamped "cancelled"; two of the certificates are issued pursuant to supplementary letters patent granted on 25 April 1935.

Dominion Steel Castings Company Limited

Dominion Steel Foundry Company collection

  • RC0689
  • Collectie
  • 1913-1917

One certificate of deposit was issued in 1913 before the company was incorporated; two certificates were issued in 1917; the two stock shares are undated. All documents are stamped "cancelled".

Dominion Steel Castings Company Limited

Ghizi Kirshen-Ijaky collection

  • RC0722
  • Collectie
  • 1963-1972

Most of the collection is found in an album with the items either taped or pasted to the pages. The remainder is found loose. It consists of news clippings, in Romanian and Hebrew, documenting her career. There is one English language tear-sheet from the Wizo Review about the film “Strange Holiday” as well as one English language review of the play “The Jolly Pauper” staged in Montreal in 1969 where she played the role of a young boy. The collection also contains programmes, including one signed by Grigore Vasiliu Birlic, one of the greatest Romanian actors. There are also photographs, mainly publicity ones of Ghizi, although there are some family snap shots as well. There are two photographs of her gravestone. Finally, there is a handwritten, undated, unsigned poem in Romanian, “Maicute mes” [My Mother].

Kirshen-Ijaky, Ghizi

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 (Ont.) history collection

  • RC0824
  • Collectie
  • 1934-1983

The Hamilton history collection consists of essays written about Hamilton by McMaster students for Professor John Weaver of the McMaster University History Department and numbered file folders containing news clippings about Hamilton.

Additionally, it lists some material available in the Marjorie Freeman Campbell and Mabel Burkholder collections, which are related to the material here.

Hamilton Spectator collection

  • RC0169
  • Collectie
  • 1922-1961

The collection consists of 4 letters addressed to William Mullis, editor, The Hamilton Spectator, Hamilton, Ont. and 1 letter to T. W. D. Farmer, editor, The Hamilton Spectator. The letters are from Rt. Hon. Arthur Meighen (1874-1960), Prime Minister of Canada, 1920-1921 and 1926; Vincent Massey (1887-1967), Governor-General of Canada, 1952-1959; John Hylan, Mayor of New York city; and William Maxwell Aitken, Baron Beaverbrook (1879-1964). There is also an autograph by Arthur Meighen.

Hamilton Spectator

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

Hugh Richard Lawrie Sheppard collection

  • RC0779
  • Collectie
  • 1933-1937

The collection consists of 23 letters to Nancy Pearn of Curtis, Brown, a literary agency, and Sheppard's funeral order of service. For other Sheppard letters, see the Vera Brittain and George Edward Catlin fonds.

Sheppard, Hugh Richard Lawrie

Hungarian World War II moving images

  • RC0825
  • Stuk
  • 194-

The original film is b&w, 14 minutes long, with no sound. It depicts Budapest, Hungary before during and after World War II. It focuses on the charitable activities of the Roman Catholic church, in particular that of Cardinal Mindszenty. The film has been converted to a VHS video cassette.

Hymn to be sung by the charity children

  • MS138
  • Stuk
  • 17--

The text of the hymn begins "Did Jesus weep for human woes". The date "c1780's" has been written in pencil by an unknown hand. Research Collections has two broadsides containing hymns. One is titled "The First Hymn Sung by the Charity Children" and is dated 7 July 1713. The other one is "The Second Hymn Sung by the Charity Children" and is dated 20 Sept. 1914. The text of the broadsides does not match this manuscript.

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.)

J. McQueen Moyes collection

  • RC0658
  • Collectie
  • 1916-1918

This collection consists of:

  1. A poem written and illustrated by Moyes about the Second Battle of Ypres, at Saint Julien, Belgium. [1915].
  2. “Ready for the Trenches. Every man is now equipped with a splinter proof helmet before going to the Trenches.” 13th Can. Batt. Pen and ink illustration. 1916.
  3. “Map showing position of Rest Billets.” A pen and ink map of the area just north of Bailleul and Meteren, France, notes the location of the 13th-16th Battalions. On the back are listed five casualties are listed on the back. [1916?].

Moyes, John McQueen

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

James R.H. Hille collection

  • RC0782
  • Collectie
  • 1892-1903

The collection consists of one autograph book as well as several loose sheets containing autographs of various people, the majority of which are from the theatre world.

Hille, James R. H.

Jane Elliott collection

  • RC0644
  • Collectie
  • 1830-1837

The collection consists of a diary kept from 1 November [1835?] to 14 March [1837?] when the Elliotts were living in Quebec City, Canada. The diarist is presumed to be Jane Elliott. Also in the collection is a play, "My Niece!!--In One Act"; a diary titled "Diary or Young Night Thoughts", 2 May 1830 to 10 September 1830; an undated essay about chalk; and 2 undated letters, written in Italian, possibly from R. Ferry, with one addressed to Luigia. The pencil drawing is presumably of the St. Lawrence River.

Elliott, Jane

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

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