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Everett James Case fonds

  • RC0496
  • Fonds
  • [188?-1973]

The collection consists of catalogue information for an archaeological collection, photographs, and research materials.

Case, Everett James

Lucy Benevides collection

  • RC0613
  • Collection
  • 1942-1967

The collection appears not to contain any materials relating to Benevides in World War II. There is a newspaper clipping containing a photograph of her and other Flight Officers in Metz; four group photographs with no date or location noted; an invitation to a base handover ceremony in 1967; a semaphore sheet with Benevides name written on the top; 3 desk signs. The remainder of the collection bears no obvious connection to Benevides. The majority of it is Air Force related however. It includes a photograph and programme for National Air Force Day in Rockcliffe in 1964; a photograph taken at the Officers’ Mess in Downsview in October 1943; photographs of air force personnel and airplanes including a jet; a Christmas card sent from the 3rd Wing, RCAF Station Zweibrücken; military sports day programs and crest, 1945; and other items. Not Air Force related: photograph of officers in the Elgin Regiment in Britain, 1943; photograph of four officers, one with his wife at a garden party in August 1942 (Major H. Duff. Lt. and Mrs. J. Lang, Lt. Col. Archibald).

Benevides, Lucy

Canada Company collection

  • RC0620
  • Collection
  • 1843-1844

The collection consists of two advertisements for land. The first for The Western and London Districts (1843) and the second for the Huron District (1844).

Canada Company

Baron de Boesner collection

  • RC0663
  • Collection
  • 1819-1820

The collection consists of letters addressed to William and Thomas Raikes and Co., and concern credit and payment arrangements.

Boesner, Johann-Joseph, Baron de

Dickens Fellowship (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

  • RC0685
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1940

The fonds consists of the original scrapbook of the corresponding secretary, Mrs. F. W. Gates, and material gathered together by Albert E.S. Smythe, a member of the Fellowship after the Hamilton branch had been revived.

Dickens Fellowship (Hamilton, Ont.)

Israel Moise (Isy) Esses fonds

  • RC0626
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1942

There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of three copybooks, 1934-1938, kept by Isy Esses. The copybooks contain carbons of his handwritten letters as well as financial statements and shipment lists. Other documents, such as telegrams, receipts, invoices, and bills of exchange, are either pasted into the books or found loose. There are also incoming and outgoing letters and other documents, 1938-1941, which have been removed from a binder. The second accrual consists of one copybook, 1939-1942, as well as several files of correspondence. Almost all of the fonds is in English, although there are a few documents in Arabic.

Esses, Israel Moise (Isy)

Canadian Textile and Chemical Union strike collection

  • RC0150
  • Collection
  • 1973

There have been two accruals of photographs taken by Janice Acton which mainly depict arrests by the police using force. The first accrual consists of 18 b&w photographs. Three photographs are dated: 12 November, 14 November, and 23 November [1973]. The second accrual consists of 35 b&w photographs as well as 13 strips of negatives.

Canadian Textile and Chemical Union

Léon Hennique fonds

  • RC0776
  • Fonds
  • 188?

The fonds consists of three handwritten manuscripts. Pierrot sauvé was published under the title La Rédemption de Pierrot in 1903. Le Songe d'une nuit d'hiver was also published in 1903. Pierrot à Stamboul was published by James B. Sanders in the Revue d'histoire du théâtre 1980 (# 3) : 232-247. The manuscripts are 25, 21 and 13 pages respectively. They are undated, but were probably written sometime in the 1880s. The pantomimes are written in French.

Hennique, Léon

Laura G. Beecroft collection

  • RC0662
  • Collection
  • 1913-1925

This collection consists of letters received by Laura’s brother, Frank Beecroft, a resident of Toronto, during her time in Jerusalem and Cairo. Also included are Christian Missionary Alliance circulars, one letter from Laura to her family in Canada, and correspondence from the Christian Missionary Alliance to Frank Beecroft.

Beecroft, Laura G.

Miller family fonds

  • RC0656
  • Fonds
  • [187-]-[192-]

The fonds consists of b&w photographs removed from an album. They are both family and business photographs. The business photographs include one with a group of men standing in front of a make-shift building with the sign “Robert Miller & Sons, General Contractors”. Many photographs show the construction of what appears to be a lock wall with gates. The family photographs include the following: formal family portraits, one of which is captioned “Young Fred”; vacation photographs at the family cottage north of Toronto – one is dated 1904 – with boats; vacation photographs of a trip out West possibly in the mid to late 1910s, including the Yale Hotel and Stanley Park; photographs of various family members in automobiles with one captioned “Packard?”,possibly mid to late 1910s; lakeships, group on a boat, children playing and other photographs. In addition, the fonds contains the marriage certificate of Fred R. Miller and Edna A. Noxon.

Miller, Fred R.

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

Robert Hughes collection

  • RC0669
  • Collection
  • [194-]-[ca.1961]

Collection consists of 6 poems and 1 letter from Hughes to Mr. and Mrs. Wausbrough.

Hughes, Robert

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

Canadian military uniforms collection

  • RC0867
  • Collection
  • [194-]-1963

The collection consists of uniforms worn by women (Patricia Gray, D.H. Currie, and possibly others) in the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service and the Royal Canadian Air Force Women’s Division, respectively established in May 1942 and July 1941. The items in the collection are as follows: no. 1 Lieutenant’s medical uniform (black blazer, 4 gilt buttons, and matching tie and skirt); round cap (H.M.C.S. Cornwallis on tally) with signatures of other Navy staff on the top and dated July 7 ’63, belonging to D.H. Currie; 2 black great coats, one coat with a blackish green lining and 2 gilt buttons, and the other with a black lining and 4 gilt buttons; no. 3 working blue jacket, white collar, 12 gilt buttons, and blue skirt; 3 cream-coloured blouses; white pinafore; 2 cuffs, each with a gilt button; white kerchief; black Oxford shoes; Navy blue skirt; black tie; 2 black skirts; and Navy blue top with matching pants. The collection also has a b&w photograph of a nurse in uniform (presumably Patricia Gray).

Collection of lives English and foreign

  • MS073
  • Item
  • 1674

The book is a series of different manuscripts, gathered together into one volume. The compiler has numbered all the pages and included an overall index. The pages come from various sources causing repeats of individuals and in a few places incomplete entries.

David Macbeth Moir fonds

  • MS109
  • Fonds
  • before 1852

The fonds consists of a bound volume containg six manuscripts by Moir. They are:
The bride of Lochleven. -- Manuscript, 21 p.
The lunatic of love. A fragment. -- Manuscript, 16 p.
The Norman captive. -- Manuscript, 17 p.
The Revenge of Sir Edmund. -- Manuscript, 19 p.
Isabelle or the maid of Damascus. A Syrian tale. -- Manuscript, 29 p.
The exile of Novogorod. -- Manuscript, 76 p.

Three different hands appear to have been used. Different paper was used for the last manuscript. Stamped on the front cover is the delta symbol. Stamped on the back cover are the initials of his wife: C.E.M. 1852.Written inside the front cover is the inscription: Jane Moir from her mother, July 1853.

Moir, David Macbeth

Medical recipies, and Latin poetry and prose

  • MS079
  • Item
  • 17--

The manuscript contains excerpts from all four books of Horace's Odes in Latin, with English notes. As well as words noted in the margin that may be keys to the text. After this follows similar notes on the first book of his Epodes, a page on his Carmen Saeculare, and two pages on his Satires. In the same hand are the summaries to the first two books of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita. The excerpt was dated 28 September 1713.

There is a second hand that added notes after the first, for various recipes including medicine, wine, and ink.

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