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Katherine Mansfield collection

  • RC0701
  • Collection
  • [1937]-

The collection consists of transcripts of letters written by Mansfield to her father, Harold Beauchamp, 1916 and 1922, as well as transcripts of some letters written by her father about Katherine Mansfield, 1933-1937. There is also one letter from Isabel C. Clarke to Beauchamp, 1935. The transcripts, all typescript carbons, were presumably made some time after 1937, the date of the last letter.

Mansfield, Katherine

Richard Allen fonds

  • RC0705
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1995

The second accrual (23-1996) consists of files from Allen's office in Queen's Park, covering the period 1982-1995. By and large this accrual consists of reports, briefs, news releases, press clippings, photocopies of internal memos, communiques, and printed matter. The original material consists of daily journals, correspondence to and from Allen to constituents and colleagues in the New Democratic Party, correspondence to and from federal cabinet ministers, holograph or typescript versions of speeches and notes. Frequently, incoming and outgoing correspondence is one of multiple copies. Original order has been maintained as much as possible in the arrangement of this accrual. The titles that appear on the files are the original titles. The series and subseries are organized in an attempt to reflect the career of Richard Allen: Series 1: in opposition 1982-1990; Subseries: Hamilton; education; Francophone affairs; Community and Social Services & Office of the Disabled; personal and administrative. Series 2: minister and member of government, 1990-1995. Subseries: Meech Lake and post-Meech Lake; Minister of Colleges & Universities; Minister Responsible for the Ontario Training & Adjustment Board; Minister of International Trade; Minister of Housing; Minister's administrative files. Series 3: sound recordings and videocassette, 1989-1995. It should be noted that a chronological arrangement within the sub-series has been attempted, in order to trace the prolific political endeavours of Allen. Box numbering in this accrual is sequential with the previous accrual. The third accrual (24-2000) consists of administrative files reflecting Allen's political activities sukch as council minutes, reports, election results, press releases and promotional materials. The accrual also contains files relating to GO-ALRT and the Canadian Porcelain Project.

Allen, Richard

Trevor Cole fonds

  • RC0706
  • Fonds
  • 1960-2012

The fonds consists mainly of his writing including manuscripts, computer prints, sound recordings and transcripts of interviews and awards won. There is also a small amount of photographs and correspondence.

Cole, Trevor

Irving Layton collection

  • RC0708
  • Collection
  • 1961-1969

The collection consists of a small amount of correspondence with Glenn Sinclair, who was working on a bibliography of Layton, as well as interviews with and broadcasts by Layton which are available on audio cassettes and transcripts.

Layton, Irving

Thomas D'Arcy McGee collection

  • RC0710
  • Collection
  • 1858-1925

The collection consists of 23 letters from McGee to John O'Donohoe (1824-1902), a senator.The McGee collection also contains the research materials of J. Alexander Wallace, M.P., who wrote a Master's thesis on McGee at McMaster University in 1916. The materials include: correspondence, interview notes with John M. McGee, half-brother of Thomas D'Arcy McGee, typed copy of a letter from McGee to A. M. Sullivan, editor, Nation, Dublin, 25 June 1866, and research notes concerning McGee and Whelan. (Note: There are letters from O'Donohoe in the Patrick Francis Cronin collection.)

McGee, Thomas D'Arcy

Hans Mol fonds

  • RC0711
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1988

The fonds consists mainly of material related to his writing and teaching activities.

Mol, Hans

Frederick George Scott collection

  • RC0715
  • Collection
  • 1925-1944

The collection consists of four poems (two copies of one) and one photograph. There are also 22 printed copies of Scott's published poems, many signed by the author, and his funeral order of service.

Scott, Frederick George

Arthur Stringer collection

  • RC0719
  • Collection
  • 1874-1950

This collection (19-1997) consists primarily of 32 letters, 3 post cards, 2 cards, and other enclosures written by Arthur Stringer and addressed to Mary Belle Edmonds, a school teacher from St. Thomas, Ontario. They first met in 1933 on the Newfoundland-Labrador boat cruise.

Stringer, Arthur

W. D. Lightall fonds

  • RC0723
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1947

The fonds contains 'Appendix V' and a manuscript, both from Lightall's book, The Person of Evolution.

Lightall, W. D.

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

Samuel Johnson collection

  • RC0738
  • Collection
  • 1780-[196-]

The collection consists of one autograph letter signed by Dr. Johnson, a copper token bearing Johnson's portrait, a typescript of a talk delivered to the Johnson Club in 1921, and offprints of articles relating to Johnson and James Boswell.

Johnson, Samuel

Hannah More - Letter to Robert Hill

  • RC0741
  • Item
  • 1827-1833

Contains a letter written to Robert Hill, a school master. This letter is sewn to page xliii of James Plumptre's A Popular Commentary on the Bible (1827). In the letter More asks Hill to make use of the book himself as she is not sure how suitable it may be for use in school.

More, Hannah

Frederick Niven collection

  • RC0744
  • Collection
  • 1913-1915

Collection consists of three letters all written to Martin Secker of Secker and Warburg by Niven on 2 and 16 August 1913 and 17 June 1915.

Niven, Frederick

Liam O'Flaherty collection

  • RC0746
  • Collection
  • [192-]-[1927]

The collection consists of the manuscript of The Informer as well as five letters. The manuscript is contained in five school-exercise books; there is also a typescript of chapters 1-3, with numerous holograph corrections, 27 pages. There are four letter from Arthur Rogers to Walter Hill, 1926-1927 and one letter from O'Flaherty to Arthur Rogers, 1927.

O'Flaherty, Liam

James Daniel Brasch fonds

  • RC0752
  • Fonds
  • 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

Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts collection

  • RC0761
  • Collection
  • 1929-1936

The collection consists of an autograph album which belonged to Dorothy Dowie and contains two poems by Roberts, "The Cricket" and "The Spirit of Beauty" as well as four untitled lines. A letter to Dowie was laid in the album. Also in the collection is a poem by Roberts, "Colour Toasts". Dowie's album also contains four autograph lines signed by Wilson MacDonald. For letters written by Roberts, researchers are directed to the Walter Jackson McCrea fonds.

Roberts, Charles George Douglas

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

Maureen Duffy's "Josie"

  • RC0765
  • Item
  • 1961

A 94 page manuscript of "Josie" by Maureen Duffy. The play was broadcast on television in 1961.

Duffy, Maureen

Nora M. Duncan collection

  • RC0766
  • Collection
  • 1941

The collection consists of 4 poems: one is a manuscript, "Lake Memphremagog" and was written there in August 1941. The other three are typescripts : "Laurentians in Summer", "Until we Meet" and "Easter ... 1941...". Duncan has noted on the Laurentians typescript that it was pulbished in the Montreal Star "last week". The Easter typescript is signed.

Duncan, Nora M.

David Paul Gagan fonds

  • RC0769
  • Fonds
  • 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

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