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Plates for the appendix to the Third Report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons upon the Improvement of the Port of London

  • RC0903
  • Collection
  • 1800

The twenty-one plates were issued unbound and accompanied by a listing of the plates. This listing divides the plates to match the reports they accompanied:
Appendix to Mr. Mylne’s Report (Plate I)
Mr. Dodd’s Designs (Plate II-VII)
Mr. Wilson’s Design (Plate VIII)
Messers Telford and Douglass’s Designs (Plate IX-XII)
Mr. Dance’s Designs (Plate XIII-XIX)
Mr. Jessop’s Section of the River Thames (Plate XX)
Copy of Sir Christopher Wren’s plans after 1666 (Plate XXI)

Antony Fenwick (Tony) Pickard fonds

  • RC0904
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1971

The fonds consists of documents and photographs mostly related to Pickard’s Naval service during the Second World War and into the early 1960s.

Pickard, Antony Fenwick

Farzana Doctor fonds

  • RC0911
  • Fonds
  • [2003?]-2015

The fonds consists primarily of material related to writing, publishing, and promoting her novels: Stealing Nasreen, Six Metres of Pavement, and All Inclusive. As well as some additional writing material.

Doctor, Farzana

Luca Codignola-Bo fonds

  • RC0912
  • Fonds
  • 1973-2015

The fonds consists of professional and personal correspondence, including correspondence with W.J. Eccles; material relating to Codignola-Bo’s scholarship and his work with the ICCS (International Council for Canadian Studies), the AIÉA (Association international d’études acadiennes), and the AIÉQ (Association international d’études québécoises).

Codignola-Bo, Luca

Lawrence Krader fonds

  • RC0913
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1998

The archive consists of Krader’s published and unpublished writing, his research notes, correspondence, and a small quantity of photographs, maps, and ephemera.

Krader, Lawrence

William A. Stephens fonds

  • RC0914
  • Fonds
  • 1830-2015; predominant 1852-1881

Fonds consists primarily of 6 volumes of diaries, written by Stephens from 1852 to 1881 (with gaps). The diaries provide significant insight into Stephens’ life, and record events in Owen Sound and throughout Ontario; none of the diaries cover the period when Stephens was writing the poem, Hamilton, though he does refer to the work from time to time. The diaries do include several other poems composed by Stephens. The fonds also includes a charcoal drawing of Stephens, a copy of Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress that was read to Stephens as a child, biographical information, documents relating to various family members, and other material.

Stephens, William A.

Daisy DeBolt fonds

  • RC0915
  • Fonds
  • 1909-2014

The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, printed and audio/visual material related to DeBolt’s life and music career. Included are material pertaining to her mother, Marjorie DeBolt, and grandfather, Percy Highfield, such as photographs, original musical compositions and published sheet music.

DeBolt, Daisy

Dr. William G. Bensen Fur Trade Collection of Robert D.W. Band

  • RC0916
  • Collection
  • 1689 - 1892

99 items relating to the fur trade in French and British Canada from the 17th to 19th centuries. Some items (e.g. exchanges of correspondence) comprise multiple components. The collection includes correspondence, voyageur contracts, diaries, court proceedings, account books, indentures, bills of exchange, company money, and other documents pertinent to the exercise of the fur trade.

This remarkable collection includes extensive personal and official documentation relating to the exercise of the fur trade in the territory which would eventually become Canada. Included are significant letters (from James McGill, George Simpson, and Catherine Fraser, among others), personal diaries, legal indentures, court papers (especially pertaining to lawsuits), account books, indictments, voyageur contracts, and more. Of particular note are extensive materials relating to the business of several significant fur trading concerns, including both major players like the North West Company and Hudson’s Bay Company and smaller firms like McTavish Frobisher Co., McTavish, McGillvrays and Co., &c. The collection also contains a substantial body of documentation relating to the Anglo-French Cornud family, which was heavily involved in the fur trade.

The collection also contains unlisted supplementary material prepared by Robert D. W. Band and his estate, including transcriptions, facsimiles, handwritten notes, and bibliographic information.

Archie P. McKishnie fonds

  • RC0917
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1920-1946

Fonds includes typescripts (including one Lennox Ballister story), writing fragments, and a teaching assignment from the Arts and Letters School. Also includes a typescript of a short story by Phyllis Jean McKishnie.

McKishnie, Archie P.

Judith Robinson fonds

  • RC0918
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1961, predominantly 1928-1961

Fonds consists of Judith Robinson’s correspondence; clippings of her newspaper writings; drafts, notes, and research files; working records of NEWS; personal material; petitions and other material related to the Christie Street Hospital campaign; manuscripts and writing related to her books, published and unpublished; and manuscripts and writing by her friends sent to her for editing.

Robinson, Judith

Monte and Madeleine Levy Collection

  • Collection
  • [ca. 1920]-1947

Collection consists primarily of German and Swiss anti-Semitic material, including books, pamphlets, magazines, posters and “notgeld” (currency).

Aos Senhores Redactores do Investigador Portuguez em Inglaterra.

  • Item
  • 23 December 1812

Manuscript document issued by the Governor of the state of Maranhão in Brasil, José Thomas de Menezes. The document concerns the Portuguese in England. It is written on one leaf of paper, folded in half; the text covers 3 pages.

Brazil.

Letter to Sir Thomas Wemyss Reid

  • Item
  • March 1887

An item of personal correspondence from Francis Richard Charles Grant to Sir Thomas Wemyss Reid.

Grant, Francis Richard Charles.

Ruth Colombo fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1975-2004

The fonds consists of textual records and printed material related to Colombo's research and writing.

Colombo, Ruth, 1936-

George Baldwin Read Collection

  • Collection
  • 1808-1958

The collection consists of Cpt. Read’s First World War military maps and Active Service Testament. An 1808 map of Russia. A copy of Col. R. Meinertzhagen’s Birds of Arabia, which belonged to Cpt. Read’s son.

Read, George Baldwin

HMS Carnarvon Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1915

There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of two night order books, 1914-1915, 166 pages and 1915, 161 pages. The second accrual consists of a bound notebook (40 pages) containing a memoir written by George H.J. Hanks who was a Sick Bay Attendant on the Carnarvon. It was written in 1915 in Montreal while the ship was undergoing repairs and contains an extract from the ship's log for the Battle of Falkland Islands (p. 40). The fonds is supplemented by a transcript of the diary prepared by Robert K. Hanks, available in hard copy and on a CD. It includes additional documentation, including profiles of opposing fleets and maps

HMS Carnarvon

Simpson-Reid Family Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1786 - 1941

Fonds consists of correspondence, bereavement notices, and legal contracts relating to the life of the Reid-Simpson family in the late 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Of particular note are a collection of English business licenses and contracts on parchment from the early 19th century, James Simpson's pocket diaries detailing his life, and a substantial number of letters describing Thomas Bassett Reid's experiences of India during the 1850s.

Simpson-Reid Family

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