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Havens family collection

  • RC0518
  • Collection
  • 1870-1900

The collection consists of letters written to Havens and his daughter from family, friends, and business people. There is one letter written by his wife Mary (née Hiscott) when she is away visiting her father who is ill. The letters span four generations: Richards Havens (the father), William (the son), Ciscelia (his daughter) and the Elmes (grandchild and spouse). Many of the letters are written from rural communities in Ontario. There are, however, letters written from the Oakfuskee Hills in Alabama and Emigrant Gap, California.

Havens family

Thomas and Mary Harrison family fonds

  • RC0097
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1978

There has been one accrual. The fonds consists of correspondence to and from the Harrison family, financial documents, family mementoes and keepsakes, and correspondence to Bess Ready.

Harrison, Thomas and Mary

Marjorie Harris fonds

  • RC0124
  • Fonds
  • 1965-2006

The majority of the material relates to her work, with the addition of some personal material.

Harris, Marjorie

Geoffrey Handley-Taylor fonds

  • RC0345
  • Fonds
  • 1916?-1981

The fonds consists of material related to Handely-Taylor's work, as well as correspondence and other material.

Handley-Taylor, Geoffrey

Hamilton, Ontario Waterworks fonds

  • RC0734
  • Fonds
  • 1854-1918

The fonds is comprised of early drawings of the original waterworks (many signed by T.C. Keefer) and later designs of extension and improvements.

Hamilton (Ont.) Waterworks

Hamilton, Ontario Property Documents collection

  • RC0821
  • Collection
  • 1860-1915

Hamilton, Ontario was incorporated in 1847. Edward Jackson purchased property in the future city beginning in 1839. In May 1854 Jackson sold his property to Donald McInnes who later mortgaged the property. By 1859 he had sold the property to the firm of George Peabody and Co.

This collection consists of an abstract probably prepared in 1860 giving detailed information on the purchase, sale, and mortgaging of properties between King and Mountain (now John) Streets between 1839 and 1859; four indentures concerning Donald McInnes and his property; a broadside for part of a plan of the Beulah neighbourhood.

Hamilton and District Labour Council fonds

  • RC0089
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1995

The fonds consists mainly of the records of the Hamilton and District Labour Council from its formation in 1956 until 1994. There are also some records from the two bodies which preceded it as well as from the Canadian Congress of Labour Area Council. There have been two accruals.

Hamilton and District Labour Council

Hamilton (Ont.) history collection

  • RC0824
  • Collection
  • 1934-1983

The Hamilton history collection consists of essays written about Hamilton by McMaster students for Professor John Weaver of the McMaster University History Department and numbered file folders containing news clippings about Hamilton.

Additionally, it lists some material available in the Marjorie Freeman Campbell and Mabel Burkholder collections, which are related to the material here.

Hamilton Chamber Music Society collection

  • RC0245
  • Collection
  • 1952-1977

The collection consists of programmes from the first concert, held 19 January 1952, until the 1976-1977 season.

Hamilton Chamber Music Society

Guernica Editions Inc. fonds

  • RC0023
  • Fonds
  • 1974-2008

The fonds contains: correspondence with authors and other agencies; typescripts and proofs; photographs and artwork; printed catalogues; and other material.

Guernica Editions Inc.

Gordon Griffith fonds

  • RC0355
  • Fonds
  • 1942-2009

The fonds consists of Griffith’s in-flight navigator’s reports of bombing raids over German targets, detailing height, speed, temperature, instrument checks, unusual incidents, bomb release time, course flown, special instructions, and observations, and corresponding course maps. Fifty-two of the maps included in this fonds are World War II Bomber Charts, namely Topographical Maps, Lattice Topographical Maps, Radar Plotting Charts, Plotting Series Maps, Aeronautical Maps, and Canadian Air Navigation Charts. There are also three notebooks.

The fonds also contains an air force uniform (Pilot Officer jacket, trousers, felt “long johns,” two Royal Air Force “blue shirts.”); Griffith’s shoulder boards and air force and officer hats; 5 navigation protractors (3 of which are handmade); various patch badges including air force, army and naval items; and sample plexiglass from an aircraft window; a sample of airframe; field wound dressing (unused); and a sewing kit, for buttons, badges, and repairs.

There is also biographical information about Griffith and his crew (including the correspondence to Kennedy from Bath and an article from McLean's Magazine, September 2009 describing Operation Gisela); Leave Guide for London (a YMCA brochure), an issue of Time and Tide: Independent Non-Party dated 14 April 1945; 7 annotated photographs of the Halifax III and its crew, a Crew Roster for the 76th Squadron RAF for the week ending 22 December 1944.

Griffith, Gordon

Cyril Greenland fonds

  • RC0055
  • Fonds
  • 1958-2004

Fonds consists of correspondence, drafts of articles, research files, journals, and publications.

Greenland, Cyril

Stanley Gray fonds

  • RC0214
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1971

The fonds consists materials regarding his dismissal from McGill University and his thesis. The fonds was supplemented by books, many of them on political economy, which were catalogued.

Gray, Stanley

Adrian Grant Duff fonds

  • RC0197
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1987

The fonds consists of original materials (and many holograph copies) created by Adrian Grant Duff and others, as well as research notes and extracts /of original materials created by his daughter, Shiela.

Grant Duff, Adrian

James Herbert (Herb) Gibson fonds

  • RC0873
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1919

The fonds consists of letters starting just prior to Gibson’s enlistment to his return to Canada, as well as pocket diaries for the years he served and some military documents.

Gibson, James Herbert (Herb)

C.H. (Marty) Gervais fonds

  • RC0066
  • Fonds
  • [1914]-2011

The fonds contains: correspondence; poetry and other writing; personal material, business material; photographs; promotional material; and other material.

Gervais, C.H. (Charles Henry)

Georgian Songs collection

  • RC0054
  • Collection
  • 1700-1830

There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of 923 songs from 1714-1830. The second accrual consists of approximately 1,000 songs from 1700-1830. Both accruals of songs are mainly from the Georgian Era, that is during the reigns of the four Georges. The majority of the songs were published in London, England.

Geochemical Society fonds

  • RC0020
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1999

The fonds consists of the organizational records, including membership lists, constitution and by-laws, minutes and additional records.

Geochemical Society

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