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H. Montgomery Hyde

  • RC0297
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1974

The fonds consist of materials relating to the Baldwin book: typescript, proof copy, correspondence, notebooks, research materials, reviews, and photographs.

Hyde, H. Montgomery

William Ready fonds

  • RC0313
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1982

The fonds consists of two accruals. The first accrual contains correspondence, manuscripts of typescripts of his books, articles, reviews and other writings, speeches, newspaper clippings, artwork, photographs, sound recordings and manuscripts. There are also some research notes, correspondence, photographs and news clippings, artwork, photographs, sound recordings and moving images. The second accrual (15-2005) consists of six audio cassettes.

Ready, William Bernard

B.A.W. Jackson fonds

  • RC0324
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1976

The fonds (accession 23-2000) consists of administrative files and correspondence with the speakers who participated in the Shakespeare Seminar held at the Stratford Festival (Stratford, Ont.) between 1961 and 1976. Sponsored by a consortium of Canadian Universities, the Shakespeare Seminar was organized by the Department of Extension at McMaster University under Jackson's directions. The speakers include Shakespearian scholars (e.g. F.W. Bateson, L.C. Knights, and J.F. Kermode), critics and celebrities (e.g. Anthony Burgess, Robertson Davies and Northrop Frye), and actors and directors (e.g. Sir Tyrone Guthrie, Robin Phillips, and William Hutt).

Jackson, B. A. W.

Canadian railway labour negotiation collection

  • RC0326
  • Collection
  • 1919-1961

The collection consists of materials concerning rules, disputes and labour negotiations with unions of the the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canadian National Railway and the Grand Trunk Railway system. Some of the unions involved include: Locomotive Engineers, Locomotive Firemen, Conductors, Baggagemen and Brakemen, Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Yardmasters, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. There is one photograph (Accession 08-1999).

Second World War collection

  • RC0331
  • Collection
  • 1935-2005

The collection consists of typescripts, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, reports, sheet music, printed materials (Canada, Britain, Australia and the United States) and uncatalogued pamphlets (some in German) pertaining mainly to Britain's participation in World War II. The collection is supplemented by books which have been catalogued for Archives and Research Collections, including a full set of the British Official History of the War, unit and regimental histories, biographies and autobiographies, and volumes on the various battles and operations of the British forces. There is also a poster collection which contains one photograph (#C24).

Editors' Association of Canada

  • RC0338
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2000

The fonds consists of business records of the Editors' Association of Canada.

Editors' Association of Canada

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

Seripress

  • RC0348
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1981

The fonds contains published titles, unpublished material, correspondence, business correspondence, reviews, advertising flyers and short lists, business records.

Seripress

Thomas Russell Wilkins fonds

  • RC0353
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1943

The fonds consists of correspondence, scrapbooks containing news clippings about Wilkins, research notes, typescripts and photographs of experiments, and published articles.

Wilkins, Thomas Russell

N. F. Simpson fonds

  • RC0356
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1978

The fonds consists of the manuscripts and typescripts of published and unpublished plays and other works, as well as a small amount of correspondence and printed material, mostly programme and 10 film stills.

Simpson, N. F.

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd. collection

  • RC0366
  • Collection
  • 1927-1992

There have been two accruals. The first accrual measures 6 cm and covers the period 1943-1992; predominant 1975-1992. It consists of various publications produced by de Havilland, Boeing and Bombardier. They include company, periodicals, calendars, postcards, leaflets and programmes, as well as illustrated product information sheets on the Dash-7 and Dash-8. There are pamphlets on the merger with Boeing and with Bombardier. There is one newspaper clipping about Olivia de Havilland’s visit to Toronto in 1988. There is also an oversize drawing of the de Havilland Mosquito IV printed from The Aeroplane, England, 7 May 1943. The second accrual measures 5 cm, 1927-1958. It consists of photographs, pamphlets and newsletters. There are photographs of the Beaver, Caribou, Chipmunk, Fox Moth, Mosquito bombers, and the Moth. The Caribou was sold to the U.S. Army; many of the photographs are of the Army training.

Periodicals (first accrual) issued by the company, DownsViews and Just Plane Facts have been catalogued for Research Collections.

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd.

Military collection

  • RC0380
  • Collection
  • 1863-1973

There have been three accruals. The first accrual consists mainly of World War I and II materials, although there are materials from the American Civil War and Vietnam. It includes Christmas cards, postcards, letters, pamphlets, photographs, and periodicals. Although mainly Canadian and British, other nationalities are represented. The second accrual consists of a few World War I and II items, 3 pennants, a swagger stick, a print and other items, including NORAD materials and photographs. The third accrual consists of photographs, advertising in support of the military, cards and other printed materials, and realia, all from the twentieth century. The fourth accrual is menu in the style of a fan for the Queen's Own Rifles 1912 dinner.

John Henry McFarlane

  • RC0381
  • Fonds
  • 1895-2009

There have been two accruals The first accrual consists of an undated 52 p memoir. The second accrual consists of typescripts, personal documents, and printed materials

McFarlane, John Henry

Chartist collection

  • RC0388
  • Collection
  • 1836-1840

Chartism was a working class reform movement in England during the period from roughly 1836 to 1850. Its name was taken from The People's Charter and its leaders included William Lovett and Feargus O'Connor (1794-1855). The Chartists agitated for better working conditions, universal male suffrage, and other political reforms. The movement ultimately dissipated due to disagreements among its members and the rise of other reform bodies such as the Anti-Corn Law League.

The collection consists of printed materials.

John Coode's engineering firm fonds

  • RC0391
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1951

The fonds consists of nearly fifty duplicate letter-books, the majority containing 1,000 pages each.

Coode, John

Cooperative Committee on Japanese Canadians fonds

  • RC0393
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1951

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, publications, reports, press releases, news clippings. There are also printed materials belonging to other groups, including the Japanese Canadian Citizens Association.

Cooperative Committee on Japanese Canadians

Evelyn Mae Kapitain fonds

  • RC0396
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1918

The fonds contains correspondence between Evelyn Mae Kapitain and her brother Charles G. Kapitain during his time served in the AEF. Also included are military associated letters and documents, newspaper clippings, two German postcards found in the Argonne Woods and US military postcards to Evelyn Kapitain from an unknown individual.

Kapitain, Evelyn Mae

Herbert Lowe Nown

  • RC0398
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1920

The fonds consists of documents, a plaque, memorial cross and photographs mainly related to his death in World War I. It also contains a book, The 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles, 1914-1919.

Nown, Herbert Lowe

First Nations Collection

  • RC0414
  • Collection
  • 1859-1970

The first accrual relates to the land claims of the Potawatomi. The second accrual is a photograph of the Six Nations chiefs c. 1887. The third accrual relates to the sale of lands on Manitoulin Island.

Philp brothers fonds

  • RC0418
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1934

The fonds consists of a scrapbook with items pasted in as well as items found loose inside it. Some of items have been placed in file folders along with other items that were found outside the scrapbook.

Philp brothers

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