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Mnemonic Guide to Gratian's Decretum

  • MS119
  • Item

A mnemonic guide to Gratian's Decretum, in 101 numbered lines, followed by 35 numbered "causa"; reference on the verso of the final leaf to the first letter of Blessed Jerome, on 4 large sheets of vellum. Marks of being used as paste down clearly visible. Custodial marks of a previous repository present on each leaf. Rubrication of some capitals and marginal drolleries.

Montréal tricentenary collection

  • RC0856
  • Item
  • 1942

The collection consists of an album of b&w photographs taken inside and outside the Oratory The album, bound in leather, was inscribed and presented to Adhémar Raynault, the mayor of Montreal by the committee. The photographs were taken by F.E. Marsan.

Musica Italiana

  • MS043
  • Item
  • 1823

Manuscript contains the following musical scores in several different hands:
Gluck, Christoph Willibald Ritter von,1714-1787; Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868; Carafa de Colobrano, Michele Enrico, 1787-1872; Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842; Fioravanti, Valentino, 1764-1837.
Nella capricciosa pentita; La prima notte del matrimonio; aria del sig. Vincenzo Martini, 47 p.
Orfeo; chi mai dell'erebo e cori del Sig. Cristofaro Gluck, 45 p.
Achille; dunque andiam, più non si tardi; terzetto; con accompagnamento di pianoforte del sig. Ferdinando Paër, 49 p.
La Biondina; canzoncina veneziana; concertata con forte piano, 5 p.
Buona notte amato bene; canzoncina veneziana; concertata con forte piano, 5 p.
Nel tancredi finale; ciel che feci & musica; del Sig. Gioacchino Rossini, 27 p.
Berenice in Siria; perché'mio cor' perché? duetto con accompagnamento di piano forte; musica del cavaliere Michele Carafa, 27 p.
Che ascoltai! terzetto; del sig. L. Cherubini, 35 p.
Nell'adelaide, e comingie pittore; versa il mio sangue; scena, e duetto; con accompagnamento di piano forte; del sig. Valentino Fioravanti, 45 p.
Scena ed' aria; nella'semiramide del celebre Rossini; eseguita dal S. Galli; con forte piano, 27 p.
Bella immago degli dei; duetto; nella semiramide del sig. maestro Gioacchino Rossini, 47 p.
Terzetto nella semiramide del celebre Rossini con forte piano, 7 p.

Musical compositions for keyboard and voice

  • MS097
  • Item
  • 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.

Musical compositions for keyboard and voice

  • MS098
  • Item
  • ca. 1785-1790

The first 72 p. of the manuscript contain keyboard music with no composers identified. The vocal selections include works from the English stage such as "The Farmer", "The Village Maid", and "The Deserter." Singers include Signora Fraci, Mr. Darley, Mr. Johnson, Mrs. Mountain, Mrs. Martyr, Mrs. Mattocks.

Musical compositions for keyboard and voice

  • MS103
  • Item
  • ca. 1795

Manuscript contains excepts from ballad operas, scored for voice and keyboard. Included are The Village Maid, The Poor Soldier, The Duenna and The Spoilt Child.

Musical scores and poem

  • MS078
  • Item
  • [17--/18--?]

Bacio l'arco e lo strade, e bacio il rodo. -- Poem. -- 1 p.
Andante/Mozart. -- 3 p.
Hillsberg's dance. -- 2 p.
Of a noble race was Shenkin. -- 2 p.
Meyer. -- 2 p.
Zemira & Azore. -- 2 p.
Minuetto. Krumpoltz. -- 1 p.
Vive les fillets. -- 1 p.
Rondeau allegretto. Cardon Filtz. -- 2 p.
Mineur. -- 2 p.
La cosaque d'iphigenie. -- 2 p.
Rondo de M. Hinner. -- 2 p.
Rondo. -- 2 p.
Whither My Love / de Sig. Paesiello. -- 2 p.
Entracte de la bataille d'ivry. -- 3 p.
Paesiello's grand march. La lorcantha. -- 1 p.
Romance andante. -- 1 p.
Codiad yr Hedydd. Welsh air. -- 4 p.
Elegiac. Monfa rhuddlan. Welsh air. -- 4 p.
Mynadid câdpeu morgan. -- 1 p.

Muskoka Cottage Sanatorium

  • RC0742
  • Collection
  • [189?]-[192?]

The album contains approximately 95 photographs (silver and albumen prints). There are photographs of the exterior of the sanatorium, the grounds, the lake, and the steamship “Medora”. People are shown canoeing, sailing, swimming, and playing tennis. A few of the women are dressed as nurses. There are several photographs of children and family groups. A few photographs clearly were not taken in Muskoka: i.e., a wagon and oxen in front of a chocolate store, three houses on a city street, and others. There are two “Gregory post cards” at the end of the album. One is of “Moonlight on Milford Bay, Muskoka” and the other of the Cedar Wild boathouse. It is pmk Toronto, Canada 10 Sept. [189-]. Unfortunately none of the photographs are captioned; the creator of the album is not known.

Muskoka Cottage Sanatorium

Naval flags and signals

  • MS046
  • Item
  • [c.1775]

An illustrated guide to naval flags, indicating their meaning and where they should be placed on the ship. The inclusion of Vice-Admiral Anson's night signals, but lack of Captain Sir Home Popham's words and phrases, suggests that the manuscript was written between 1747-1799, though it is possible that it dates from prior to 1747 and Anson's signals were added at a later date.

Niagara Falls Suspension bridge collection

  • RC0529
  • Collection
  • 1848-1872

The collection consists of three letters from the Great Western Railway Co. to J.W. Fisher, Superintendant of the bridge, 1854-55. There are also two letters, 1862, addressed to William G. Swan, Suspension Bridge, Clifton, Ont. and one invoice from Wood & Leggatt, 1873. Finally there is a letter to C. Strut, 1848, with regard to the lumber contract for the bridge.

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.

Ontario Council of University Libraries : Council of Ontario Universities collection

  • RC0269
  • Collection
  • 1972-1981

The collection consists of minutes, project and committee files, collections development policy correspondence. There is one colour photograph of a group of people including Graham R. Hill, McMaster University Librarian. There is a b&w photograph of Hill with Margaret Beckman and Anne Woodsworth re their join Michelangelo purchase in October 1981.

Ontario Council of University Libraries.

Ontario Woman's Christian Temperance Union collection

  • RC0238
  • Collection
  • 1932-1934

The collection consists of the printed announcement of the 1932 convention of the Ontario Woman's Christian Temperance Union, as well as clip sheets for meeting discussions, 1932-1934. On the verso of the convention call is a letter from May Hall, "Y" secretary, to the president, Edith Kerr.

Ontario Woman's Christian Temperance Union

Opal L. Nations collection

  • RC0528
  • Collection
  • 1974-1975

The collection consists of letters written by Nations to Beth Jankola when Nations was living in Vancouver and running Strange Faeces. There are three letters, 1974-75, with enclosures. The enclosures consist of printed notices re poetry and other readings. Also in the collection: a play “Patients, Patients” by Dannnie Loreno and two printed poems by Brad Chisholm, 1975.

Nations, Opal L.

Page from an antiphonal

  • MS123
  • Item
  • [after 1264]

The manuscript is the first page of the Lauda Sion Salvatorem, one of the sequences from the Roman Catholic Mass of Corpus Christi. This sequence was written by Thomas Aquinas in 1264, providing the dating parameters for the manuscript. With illuminated letter "L" and ornamented letters "Q" and "L" on the recto, and two ornamented "Q"s on the verso.

Palestine and Israel postcard collection

  • RC0818
  • Collection
  • 1921-[197-]

This collection of postcards pertaining to Palestine and Israel is comprised of two parts.
Part 1: 114 cards produced by Shlomo Narinsky (1885-1960), a Russian-born Jewish photographer, of Holy Land portraits and scenes, printed in sepia photogravure in 1921 by the Jamal Brothers of Jerusalem (numbered 1-118, lacking numbers 82, 106, 108, and 111, but the missing cards were apparently never printed). There are also six other cards from the Middle East, not part of the Narinsky set of cards.
Part II: Souvenir of the Holy Land, old and new Jerusalem (18 b&w cards); Bethlehem (10 colour cards); Ancient Jerusalem model (10 colour cards); Souvenir of Jerusalem (10 sepia cards); Kibbutz Lohamei Haghettaot (6 colour cards); Eilat (9 colour cards); Caesarea (9 colour cards); 2 sets of Nazareth (9 colour cards apiece); Israel Exploration Society, Beth She’arim (10 b&w cards); Jerusalem (10 colour cards); Safad (6 colour cards); Yad Washem (7 colour cards); Jericho (10 colour cards); Flowers of Israel (10 colour cards); Hebron (7 colour cards); Haifa, Little Folder Series (15 colour cards); Galileee, Little Folder Series (15 colour cards); Negeb, Little Folder Series (15 colour cards); 30 colour cards of various scenes.

Palm Leaf manuscript

  • MS126
  • Item
  • [18--]

This manuscript book is one of the scriptures from the Abhidhamma, a division of the Buddhist canon.

Palm Leaf manuscript

  • MS127
  • Item
  • [18--]

Palm leaf book, 118 leaves. with two rectangular pieces of wood which act as covers, 5.5 cm x 40 cm, tied with string.

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