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Judith Robinson fonds

  • RC0918
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1961, predominantly 1928-1961

Fonds consists of Judith Robinson’s correspondence; clippings of her newspaper writings; drafts, notes, and research files; working records of NEWS; personal material; petitions and other material related to the Christie Street Hospital campaign; manuscripts and writing related to her books, published and unpublished; and manuscripts and writing by her friends sent to her for editing.

Robinson, Judith

Patrick Francis Cronin collection

  • RC0848
  • Collection
  • 1839-1919

The collection is mainly concerned with Blake's visit to Toronto in September and October of 1899 and Cronin's wish that the visit serve as expression of support for Irish Home Rule. Besides correspondence between Cronin and Blake, the collection contains a holograph copy of a letter from Lord John Russell (1792-1878) dated 16 October 1839 letters from Senator John O'Donohoe and various notes for speeches by Cronin, one dated as late as 30 May 1919.

Cronin, Patrick Francis

The Queen vs. William Rogers, Bill of Treason

  • RC0837
  • Item
  • 1838

The item is a Bill of Treason written on parchment against William Rogers. He is described as “not having the fear of God in his heart but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the Devil”. It is stated he wished to “depose our said Lady the Queen … and to bring and put our said Lady the Queen to death.” He was specifically charged with offences that took place before, after and on 4 December [1837] in the Township of York. They included plotting an insurrection against the Queen, persuading others to join this insurrection, and assembling, with around fifty others, armed with guns, muskets, rifles, bullets, bayonets, swords, pikes and other weapons. The document is signed by the jury foreman, J. W. Gamble, and witnesses.

Rogers, William

North-West Rebellion Scrapbooks

  • RC0836
  • Collection
  • 1867-1951

The first was compiled and annotated by Theodore Henry James Charmbury, who was a photographer in Saskatchewan. It consists of clippings and 41 photographs. A detailed description of the scrapbook and the material found therein is included in the box.
The second scrapbook is a collection of contemporary newspaper clippings about the Rebellion, pasted over the account book of James McDowell, an agent of The Ontario Mutual Life Assurance Co., London. The material was pasted into the ledger sometime after 1883.

Hamilton (Ont.) social and political organizations collection

  • RC0822
  • Collection
  • 1968-1972

This collection consists of printed materials, including notices of meetings and information, issued by the following organizations:
Hamilton and District Co-ordinating Committee to End the War in Vietnam
Hamilton Anti-war Committee
Hamilton Committee for Independent Canadian Unions
Hamilton Committee to Defend Civil Liberties
Hamilton Communist Club
Hamilton District Women's Liberation Movement
Hamilton Labour Committee for Jobs
Hamilton People's Movement
Hamilton Vietnam Mobilization Committee
Hamilton Women's Liberation Group
Hamilton Young Socialists

Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist) collection

  • RC0816
  • Collection
  • 1978-1983

The content of the posters concerns: Pierre Elliot Trudeau depicted as a lackey; Hardial Bains in Conversation with the President of the East indian Defence Committee in 1978; a ten year anniversary march of the CPC (M-L) in 1980; the first Congress/Communist Youth Union of Canada meeting in 1983.

Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)

Canadian politics collection

  • RC0814
  • Collection
  • 1874-1989

There have been five accruals. The collection consists of items related to Canadian politics. It includes correspondence, posters, photographs, campaign literature, a newspaper, and cartoon drawings by Duncan Macpherson.

Ting

  • RC0791
  • Item
  • 1949

The archive contains a drawing by Ting, titled 'Red sails in the sunset'. It is drawn with ink and charcoal pencil with white watercolour on cardboard. It depicts Communist China setting sail on Nationalist China which is disappearing into the ocean.

Ting (Merle R. Tingly)

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

Liam O'Flaherty collection

  • RC0746
  • Collection
  • [192-]-[1927]

The collection consists of the manuscript of The Informer as well as five letters. The manuscript is contained in five school-exercise books; there is also a typescript of chapters 1-3, with numerous holograph corrections, 27 pages. There are four letter from Arthur Rogers to Walter Hill, 1926-1927 and one letter from O'Flaherty to Arthur Rogers, 1927.

O'Flaherty, Liam

Tim Buck collection

  • RC0724
  • Collection
  • 1939-1953

The collection consists of an Ontario Provincial Police report of a meeting held by Tim Buck in 1939, 4 audio discs duplicated onto 2 audio cassettes containing speeches by Buck, a printed foreword by Buck to litho prints by Avrom Yanovksy as well as the prints, and fourteen b&w photographs concerning the Labor-Progressive Party, Today Magazine, and the International Economic Conference in Moscow in 1952. The Conference proceedings are also included in the collection as well as an offprint of an article by Buck.

Buck, Tim

Thomas D'Arcy McGee collection

  • RC0710
  • Collection
  • 1858-1925

The collection consists of 23 letters from McGee to John O'Donohoe (1824-1902), a senator.The McGee collection also contains the research materials of J. Alexander Wallace, M.P., who wrote a Master's thesis on McGee at McMaster University in 1916. The materials include: correspondence, interview notes with John M. McGee, half-brother of Thomas D'Arcy McGee, typed copy of a letter from McGee to A. M. Sullivan, editor, Nation, Dublin, 25 June 1866, and research notes concerning McGee and Whelan. (Note: There are letters from O'Donohoe in the Patrick Francis Cronin collection.)

McGee, Thomas D'Arcy

Richard Allen fonds

  • RC0705
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1995

The second accrual (23-1996) consists of files from Allen's office in Queen's Park, covering the period 1982-1995. By and large this accrual consists of reports, briefs, news releases, press clippings, photocopies of internal memos, communiques, and printed matter. The original material consists of daily journals, correspondence to and from Allen to constituents and colleagues in the New Democratic Party, correspondence to and from federal cabinet ministers, holograph or typescript versions of speeches and notes. Frequently, incoming and outgoing correspondence is one of multiple copies. Original order has been maintained as much as possible in the arrangement of this accrual. The titles that appear on the files are the original titles. The series and subseries are organized in an attempt to reflect the career of Richard Allen: Series 1: in opposition 1982-1990; Subseries: Hamilton; education; Francophone affairs; Community and Social Services & Office of the Disabled; personal and administrative. Series 2: minister and member of government, 1990-1995. Subseries: Meech Lake and post-Meech Lake; Minister of Colleges & Universities; Minister Responsible for the Ontario Training & Adjustment Board; Minister of International Trade; Minister of Housing; Minister's administrative files. Series 3: sound recordings and videocassette, 1989-1995. It should be noted that a chronological arrangement within the sub-series has been attempted, in order to trace the prolific political endeavours of Allen. Box numbering in this accrual is sequential with the previous accrual. The third accrual (24-2000) consists of administrative files reflecting Allen's political activities sukch as council minutes, reports, election results, press releases and promotional materials. The accrual also contains files relating to GO-ALRT and the Canadian Porcelain Project.

Allen, Richard

The Social Democratic Party of Canada collection

  • RC0702
  • Collection
  • 1914-1918

The two booklets, with covers and dues stamps, were issued by the Dominion Executive Committee of the SDPC to Ted Grydzian (spelling varies) of the Ukrainian Local No. 81 in Welland, Ont.

Social Democratic Party (Canada)

Anderson affair at Sir George Williams University collection

  • RC0641
  • Collection
  • 1968-1969

The Anderson affair concerns charges of racism against black students by a white faculty member, Professor Anderson. The collection consists of printed materials, including statements, chronicle of events, newspaper articles, posters, and transcripts of the interviews contained on the audio cassettes.

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