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Charles W. Jefferys collection

  • RC0789
  • Collection
  • 1943-1944

The collection consists of 23 letters that Jefferys wrote to Thomas Melville Bailey, 4 January 1943 to 7 October 1944. Bailey wrote a number of books on Hamilton history, including its Presbyterian churches and Dundurn Castle, as well as editing The Dictionary of Hamilton Biography.

Jefferys, Charles William

Soviet poster collection of Boievoi Karandash

  • RC0787
  • Collection
  • 198-

The collection consists of the following posters (translations from Russian of partial captions provided): (1) “When has she gone”, artist L. Kaminskii; (2) “How much money..”, artist V. Kiunnal; (3) “A toast for the...”, artist V. Dubiago; (4) “We haven’t...”, artist IU. Trunev; (5) “Technology...”, artist B. Zav’ialov; (6) “Nothing has been refused”, artist B. Tsygankov; (7) “Theme of speech”, artist D. Oboznenko; (8) “Don’t disturb us”, artist B. Men’shikov; (9) “If they cared...”, artist IU. Trunev (men with pipe); (10) “Dissertation”, artist V. Kiunnal; (11) “Tomorrow is here!”, artist IU. Trunev; (12) “Less work”, artist P. Mitrofanov; (13) “When you get a nice job”, artist B. Ivanov.

Boievoi Karandash

Socialist Party of Canada collection

  • RC0786
  • Collection
  • 1919-1970

The collection consists of printed materials, such as pamphlets, election manifestos, and speeches, as well as literature issued by affiliated parties. There is one letter (1970) from Larry Tickner, General Secretary, which contains details about the party's history.

Socialist Party of Canada

Socialist Labor Party of Canada collection

  • RC0785
  • Collection
  • [1968]-1970

The collection consists of printed materials, leaflets, manifestos, and pamphlets as well as a letter (1970) from Alan Sanderson, national secretary, which contains details of the party's history.

Socialist Labor Party of Canada

H.W. Snelling fonds

  • RC0784
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1873

The fonds consists of a diary and typescript of the diary transcribed by Dr. Norman Shrive. Passages within the diary include "Sunshine and Storm by a Rifleman,1870" and a brief passage entitled "Journey through Persia and other Eastern countries," written by Corporals R. Murphy and J. Kenderick. Murphy and Kenderick are identified as serving with the 100th Royal Rifles. The diary also contains personal information about Snelling, including family health and business prosperity. There is a page of business transactions from 1873.

Snelling, H.W.

Carl Stoyan fonds

  • RC0783
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1982

The fonds consists of personal and commercial artwork by Stoyan. It includes political materials: a comic mock cover of Jimmy Carter on Time magazine, a drawing of President Ronald Regan with “Greacan Formula Hair Dye”, and a group of political figures and party girls surrounding “Dada Uganda”, i.e. Idi Amin. There are also comic drawings, some titled “Scruff”. Finally, there are a two pieces of commercial art for Cedarbrae Volkswagen in Scarborough and Stan Lanes Sports on the Danforth in Toronto. The work is done in a variety of different mediums: tempra, pen and ink, paint and brush, pentel and felt pens. There are two acetate overlays.

Stoyan, Carl

James R.H. Hille collection

  • RC0782
  • Collection
  • 1892-1903

The collection consists of one autograph book as well as several loose sheets containing autographs of various people, the majority of which are from the theatre world.

Hille, James R. H.

Highland Society of Hamilton, Canada West fonds

  • RC0781
  • Fonds
  • 1853

The fonds consists of a constitution and minutes. The constitution, dated 10 August 1953, is written on ten pages of a titled bound book. Most of the book is blank but the last three pages contain minutes of meetings from September to December 1853.

Highland Society of Hamilton (Canada West)

Charles W. Hall fonds

  • RC0780
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1862

There has been one accrual. It consists of Hall’s manuscript diary, 8 paginated, 4 looseleaf foolscap leaves in length. A typed transcript accompanies the journal. The first entry is dated 11 December 1861: “The following is the diary of our passage from Dublin, to Hamilton. C.W.” The last entry is dated 1 February [1862] upon arrival in Hamilton: “The town is very prettily situated on a Bay called ‘Burlington’, and is about 70 miles from the ‘Falls of Niagara’, and contains about 25,000 inhabitants. Thus ends my diary.”

Hall, Charles W.

Hugh Richard Lawrie Sheppard collection

  • RC0779
  • Collection
  • 1933-1937

The collection consists of 23 letters to Nancy Pearn of Curtis, Brown, a literary agency, and Sheppard's funeral order of service. For other Sheppard letters, see the Vera Brittain and George Edward Catlin fonds.

Sheppard, Hugh Richard Lawrie

Royal Canadian Air Force Women’s Division collection

  • RC0777
  • Collection
  • 1944-1945

The collection contains photographs taken at the Prince of Wales Barracks, Kingsway and the W.D. Barracks in Edmonton; an aircraft display, Edmonton Station, May 1945 (B24 Liberator, Super Fortress, Flying Fortress); and the visit to Edmonton by Princess Alice, Honorary Air Commander of the Women’s Division, and her husband, the Earl of Athlone, Governor-General of Canada, 3 May 1945 (the photographs do not show the couple). There are other photographs of the Gremlins Basketball Team, 1944-45 and aircraft and personnel at Jasper, Alberta. There are also photographs of St. George’s Island Zoo, Calgary; Vancouver, B.C.; as well as weddings and other gatherings. Found loose with the album are photographs of an unidentified parade, a formal group military photograph and other photographs and news clippings.

Royal Canadian Air Force Women's Division

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

Hamilton-Scourge Project fonds

  • RC0774
  • Fonds
  • 1983-1986

The fonds consists of photocopies of research documents and computer printouts.

Hamilton-Scourge Foundation

Hamilton Real Estate Board collection

  • RC0773
  • Collection
  • 1918-1934

The collection consists of news clippings, letters to the editor of The Hamilton Spectator from the Real Estate Board, and a report done of the McKittrick Properties, a large 700 acre parcel of undeveloped land within the Hamilton, Ont. city limits, submitted on 1 February 1919.

Hamilton Real Estate Board

Hamilton, Ontario Police fonds

  • RC0772
  • Fonds
  • 1882 - 1885

The fonds consists of arrest records for January 1882 to December 1885. The entries contain the following information: date, number, defendant, complainant, constable, offence, summons or warrant, time of arrest, residence, trade or profession, age, sex, place of birth, religion, education, habits, marital status, convicted or acquitted, fine, costs, sentence, number of days, remarks. The records are contained in a bound leather folio.

Hamilton (Ont.) Police Force

Edward Burnaby Greene collection

  • RC0771
  • Collection
  • 1775

Ode / by Edward B. Greene -- [1775]. -- Manuscript, 1 p.

Ode / by E.B.G. -- 31 March [1775]. -- Manuscript, 1 p.

Ode / by E.B.G. -- 7 May 1775. -- Manuscript, 3 p.

Ode / by E.B.G. -- 12 April 1775. -- Manuscript, 3 p.

Alcaic / by E.B.G. -- [1775]. -- Manuscript, 1 p.

All five manuscripts are written on blank pages of The poems of Mr. Gray to which are prefixed memoirs of his life and writings by W. Mason, M.A.

Greene, Edward Burnaby

George Bernard Shaw letter

  • RC0771
  • Item
  • 6 June 1939

Letter to Rachel Mahaffy written by Bernard Shaw, 6 June 1939.

Shaw, George Bernard

Claude Guillot fonds

  • RC0770
  • Fonds
  • 1789-1798

The fonds consists of the following documents: a military certificate, noting that Claude Guillot is a volunteer in a military company stationed in Marseille, 6 June 1789; a letter of recommendation from his military company, 11 June 1794; a certificate of his admission to hospital in Mezierot on 14 July 1794; a travel document, 10 April 1798.

Guillot, Claude

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