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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

Faith Fenton fonds

  • RC0768
  • Fonds
  • 1895

The fonds consists of 5 letters written to Faith Fenton by Cyrus C. Adams, an editor with the New York Sun, about her articles for that newspaper.

Fenton, Faith

Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett letter

  • RC0767
  • Item
  • 18 May 1884

Fawcett thanks the recipient for sending her a copy of Country Conversations.

Fawcett, Dame Millicent Garrett

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.

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

Andy Donato collection

  • RC0764
  • Collection
  • [197-]-[1980]

The collection consists of 22 drawings.

Donato, Andy

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

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

Ezra Pound collection

  • RC0760
  • Collection
  • 1971

The collection consists of a score, libretto, rehearsal schedule, programme, poster, and tear-sheet of a review for his opera Le Testament de Villon, performed at the University of California at Berkeley on 13 November 1971.

Pound, Ezra

Lorraine Phelan

  • RC0759
  • Collection
  • 1901-1932

The album contains eight portrait photographs of Lorraine taken by Charles A. Aylett, The Hardy Studio, and the Bain Studio. Each portrait has her name and the dates 1914-1932 stamped in gold. The first leaf of the album contains an unsigned poem of remembrance, titled “Lorraine”. It was possibly written by Wilson MacDonald. Found loose in the album was a poem written by MacDonald for Percy Gardiner. This poem has been placed in the Wilson MacDonald collection. Also in the album is a card, dated 1901, certifying that Mrs. Phillip Gardiner of Mount Forest is a member of the Methodist Church Twentieth Century Fund.

Phelan, Lorraine

James M. Deaubin fonds

  • RC0758
  • Fonds
  • 1833-1882

The fonds consists of one bound ledger book with the handwritten title “Blotter, 3 August 1850 to 31 January 1851 hand [?] letter book, 15 Fbry [February] 1851”. On the verso is the printed title “Legislative Council of Upper Canada … 1833”. The book’s pages contain financial records. Pasted into the book is correspondence to and from Montreal, Toronto, London, Detroit and other cities, circulars, invoices, statements, cheques, receipts , as well as a legal summons. The dates of the contents are more expansive than the handwritten title. The spelling of Deaubin’s last name varies; Deaubin is how he signed his correspondence.

Deaubin, James M.

Aaron Copland manuscript

  • RC0756
  • Item
  • 1960

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

Copland, Aaron

Canadian School of Musketry: Ottawa, August 1913 / Pettaway Studio

  • RC0755
  • Item
  • 1913

Names of individuals in the photograph are listed in ink on the reverse. The names include: C.E. Kelly, 73 Melrose Ave Hamilton, [Mr.] Munro, Capt. H.F.G. Woodbridge 71st Regt Fredericton, N.B., M.T. Graham C.I. 356 Cambria St. Strafford, J.W. Kirckconnell, Lindsay, Ontario, J. Harold Keer, 44th Regt Welland, Ontario, D.W. Clarkson, Stanley, New Bruns., J Edwards RMS, Kingston, Ontario, A.S. [S–Marie] St. 4th FCE, Montreal.

Note: Photograph has torn left corner. Some image loss has taken place.

Canadian School of Musketry

Canadian Military Rifle Team collection

  • RC0754
  • Collection
  • 1926-1930

Collection consists of five photographs, all of which appear to have been taken at Bisley, Surrey, England. All photographs depict the team; in three of the photographs the scoring board is also on display. In 1927 the team is identified as winnter of the Mackinnon Challenge Cup. In 1929 the team is identified as the winners of the Rajah of Kolapore's Imperial Challenge Cup. The names of all the team members are printed beneath each photograph; in four the photographs their regiment names are also included.

Canadian Military Rifle Team

Bargain and sale, with dower, by Timothy Buckly and Julia, his wife, to Mary Anne Foley, wife of Declan Foley, of a tract of land in the Township of North Crosby in the County of Leeds,

  • RC0753
  • Item
  • 6 January 1863

Bargain and sale, with dower, by Timothy Buckly and Julia, his wife, to Mary Anne Foley, wife of Declan Foley, of a tract of land being Lot Number 18 in the Seventh Concession, containing 200 acres and the north-east half of Lot Number 26 in the Third Concession containing 100 acres and the south west part of Lot Number 27 in the Second Concession containing 54 acres and Lot Number 72 in the Sixth Concession contain 70 acres, all in of the Township of North Crosby in the County of Leeds for the sum of $20.
Indenture was printed and sold by Charles J. Hynes, Messenger Office, Prescott. Signed by Timothy and Julia Buckly, witnessed by James and John Buckly. The deed was registered by George B. Glasford, Deputy Register, County of Leeds
This indenture, which was cut into sections, has been repaired with backing paper.

Buckly, Timothy and Julia

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

Bradley-Garretson Company Limited fonds

  • RC0750
  • Fonds
  • 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

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