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List of Canadian Plants

  • RC0647
  • Stuk
  • [18--]

Item consists of a list of plants collected by Judge Logie.

Logie, Alexander

Catalogue of library books manuscript

  • MS031
  • Stuk
  • c.1875

This item is a ledger with printed lines and headings for the author, location, no. of volumes, size, and date of each item in a library. There are alphabetical tabs and on the cover, stamped in gold it says "Hazelby. Catalogue of Library." followed by the word "Richmond", which has been crossed out. Loose at the beginning of the manuscript are two pages title "Books to leave at Richmond", suggesting the catalogue was made for the Hazelby library prior to the move and then modified following the move. The catalogue was written in two hands, there seems to be a complete list in one hand and then, presumably a later one, that is only for A and B, but considerably more extensive.

Frances Taylor - Letter to her granddaughter

  • RC0828
  • Collectie
  • 1878

The letter begins: "I am very pleased that you are interested in your great grandfather's life." The letter contains a biographical sketch of George Stephen Benjamin Jarvis, soldier, judge, and politician who was born in New Brunswick in 1797 and moved to Canada in 1809. He died near Cornwall, Ont. on 15 April 1878.

Ontario publishing partnerships collection

  • RC0684
  • Collectie
  • 1870-1878

Practically all of the partnership certificates in this collection pertain to publishing, printing, book selling, and allied trades. The certificates were all registered at the Registry Office in Toronto.

Ontario publishing partnerships

Musical compositions for keyboard and voice

  • MS097
  • Stuk
  • 1880

The vocal works include excerpts from "The Prize", "The Mountaineers", and "The Cherokee". Singers include Mrs. Storace, Mrs. Bland and Mrs. Banister. Keyboard pieces include works by Haydn, Giordani, Pleyel and Mazzinghi.

Written on the front inside cover: From Earlsoham.

Iron Molders' Union of North America. Local 28 (Toronto, Ont.) fonds

  • RC0243
  • Archief
  • 1872-1881

The fonds consists of one minute book covering the period 5 September 1872 to 27 February 1879. There are a few other scattered entries in the volume: 16 January 1872, 24 November 1881 and 1 December 1881.

Iron Molders' Union of North America. Local 28 (Toronto, Ont.)

James M. Deaubin fonds

  • RC0758
  • Archief
  • 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.

Rennell Rodd - Letter to Oscar Wilde

  • RC0763
  • Stuk
  • 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

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

Franz Liszt and his circle collection

  • RC0249
  • Collectie
  • 1841-1883

Twenty-four of the letters are written by Liszt to a variety of correspondents; one letter is addressed to Liszt from the Executive Committee for the Mozart Jubilee. There is one letter from Dr. S. Jadassohn to an unknown correspondent. The letters are in French and German. The collection also includes translations of documents, a conference report for a concert held in Budapest, a piano completion certificate for one of Liszt's students, a photograph and a contract.

Liszt, Franz

Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett letter

  • RC0767
  • Stuk
  • 18 May 1884

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

Fawcett, Dame Millicent Garrett

Slavery collection

  • RC0827
  • Collectie
  • [1807]-1884

The collections contains:
A legal document; James Peters, Maury County, Tennessee, 16 August 1823, re dividing land and slaves;
A letter by Jno. (John) A. Collins, 4 October 1884, to Charles E. Chapman who had requested Collins’s autograph. In the letter Collins writes that he thinks Chapman may be related to Maria W. Chapman, an abolitionist. Collins writes of his memories of her activities in the Anti-Slavery movement.

Letter to Sir Thomas Wemyss Reid

  • Stuk
  • March 1887

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

Grant, Francis Richard Charles.

Sir Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite fonds

  • RC0242
  • Archief
  • 1884-1888

The fonds consists mainly of his correspondence with Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple Blackwood (1826-1902), 1st Marquis of Dufferin and Ava. Blackwood, a diplomat and administrator, served as Governor-General of India from December 1884 until 1888. He was awarded a marquisate for his service in India. Crosthwaite's letters are mainly holograph copies, presumably done by his secretary. There is other correspondence in the fonds.

Crosthwaite, Charles Haukes Todd

Irish and Scottish song manuscript collection

  • MS032
  • Stuk
  • 1861-1889

The manuscript contains over one hundred Irish and Scottish songs, collected by Harry S. Higginson. The index at the front goes as high as ninety-one songs at page 98, but there are songs until page 162, suggesting approximately 150 titles. Song lyrics are by Thomas Moore, Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, and others. In the front of the book Higginson has also kept track of his movements.

Loose with the manuscript is a clipping for the "Connaught Foxes" (between pp. 99-100) song and two other hand written notes, one of which has the Legend of the seven churches of Glendalough written by Henry S. Wedderburn and The Bengalee Baboo.

Charlotte Carmichael Stopes - Letter to James Graham

  • RC0704
  • Stuk
  • 1889

The letter from Charlotte Stopes to James Graham is dated 26 February 1889 and was found inside Stopes’s book, The Bacon-Shakspere Question Answered (London: Trubner, 1889). The book also contains an inscription from Stopes to Graham. The letter recollects that they met at a British Association meeting in 1876 and that Graham offered assistance with the advancement of the cause of women.

Stopes, Charlotte Carmichael

Thomas and Matthew Arnold collection

  • RC0790
  • Collectie
  • 1840-1891

There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of four letters from Matthew Arnold to different correspondents: S. Wordlaw McAll, Rev. Charles Anderson, Blanchard Jerrold, R.C. Trench, Archbishop of Dublin, 1870-1884.The letter to McAll, 18 June 1870, is published in The Letters of Matthew Arnold, edited by Cecil Y. Lang (Charlottesville: U. of Virginia, 1996-2001): Vol. 3, p. 424. Also included in this accrual are: a letter from Thomas Arnold to [Thomas?] Burbridge, 2 December 1840 and a poem ("Persistency of Poetry"), 4 lines, signed by Matthew Arnold and dated 30 December 1884. This accrual also contains a note written 11 February 1891 at Park Hill, Lyndhurst. It appears to be signed "R"; Park Hill was at that time a school established by W. Rawnsley. The second accrual consists of a letter written by Thomas Arnold at Rugby on 20 April 1842, addressed to “Dear Sir”; it concerns the manufacture of a window.

Arnold, Matthew

Hans von Bülow collection

  • RC0725
  • Collectie
  • [1854?]-1891

There have been six accruals. The first accrual consists of 8 letters to Princess Carolyne von Sayn-Wittgenstein, the daughter of a wealthy Polish landowner. The second accrual consists of 3 letters to unknown recipients. The third accrual consists of one letter to an unknown recipient as well as a photograph of von Bülow, inscribed to Annette Essipov. The fourth accrual consists of one letter to Albert Werkenthin. The fifth accrual consists of one letter to Mr. Kapellmeister. The sixth accrual consists of one letter to an "Esteemed Sir".

Bülow, Hans von

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

  • RC0916
  • Collectie
  • 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.

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