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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material related to the Christie Street Hospital campaign; manuscripts and writing related to her books, published and unpublished; and manuscripts and writing by her friends sent to her for editing.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

Archie P. McKishnie fonds

  • RC0917
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1920-1946

Fonds includes typescripts (including one Lennox Ballister story), writing fragments, and a teaching assignment from the Arts and Letters School. Also includes a typescript of a short story by Phyllis Jean McKishnie.

McKishnie, Archie P.

William A. Stephens fonds

  • RC0914
  • Fonds
  • 1830-2015; predominant 1852-1881

Fonds consists primarily of 6 volumes of diaries, written by Stephens from 1852 to 1881 (with gaps). The diaries provide significant insight into Stephens’ life, and record events in Owen Sound and throughout Ontario; none of the diaries cover the period when Stephens was writing the poem, Hamilton, though he does refer to the work from time to time. The diaries do include several other poems composed by Stephens. The fonds also includes a charcoal drawing of Stephens, a copy of Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress that was read to Stephens as a child, biographical information, documents relating to various family members, and other material.

Stephens, William A.

Farzana Doctor fonds

  • RC0911
  • Fonds
  • [2003?]-2015

The fonds consists primarily of material related to writing, publishing, and promoting her novels: Stealing Nasreen, Six Metres of Pavement, and All Inclusive. As well as some additional writing material.

Doctor, Farzana

Stuart McLean fonds

  • RC0902
  • Fonds
  • [1960s]-2016

The fonds consists of manuscripts of books, scripts of radio and tour shows, movie scripts, diaries, notebooks of research, photographs, memorabilia and ephemera.

McLean, Stuart, 1948-2017

Madzy Brender à Brandis fonds

  • RC0896
  • Fonds
  • 1976-1981

The fonds consists of audio cassettes, which are correspondence tapes and narrative, research, and memoir tapes that Madzy created later in her life. The correspondence tapes were sent to friends and close family members. The fonds also included two of Madzy’s published books, Land for Our Sons (1958) and Madzy’s Dutch translation Land Voor Onze Zonen (1960), which have been catalogued separately for Research Collections.

Brender à Brandis, Madzy

Marianne Brandis fonds

  • RC0895
  • Fonds
  • 1954-2004

The fonds consists of research materials, manuscripts, and correspondence pertaining to Brandis’ writing activities; these files depict the extensive research, planning, and revision that she has undertaken while writing. The fonds also contains photographs and two audio cassettes, with one including her reading a selection of her poetry, located in Series 1. The fonds includes a number of notes and material for public talks and award ceremonies in Series 2; there are also video recordings of an awards ceremony and interview of Brandis. There are some early and shorter works by Brandis as well as drawings and acrylic paintings that Brandis created as a teenager in BC. A number of her books were removed from the rest of the materials and have been catalogued for Research Collections.

Brandis, Marianne

Daniel David Moses fonds

  • RC0892
  • Fonds
  • 1977-1992

This fonds consists of manuscripts of plays, poems, and some other writing; it also includes some play production material and research material.

Moses, Daniel David

Hugo Sonnenschein (Sonka) collection

  • RC0884
  • Collection
  • 1945-2010

The fonds consists of correspondence and writing by and about Sonka. It also includes some audio visual material related to his life.

Sonnenschein, Hugo (Sonka)

W. B. Yeats - Horseman, pass by! the story of a poet

  • RC0869
  • Collection
  • 1990

The collection contains 'Horseman, pass by! the story of a poet', told by Frank O'Connor and Brendan Kennelly in a series of moving images. These images are saved in various formats.

Yeats, W. B.

Robert Kirkland Kernighan collection

  • RC0858
  • Collection
  • 1928-1933

Mary J. Mason was the sister of Kernighan. She was contacted after her brother’s death by F.E. Page of New Dundee in 1928 with regard to a memorial to her brother and later on for her memories of him. The fonds consists of three letters to Page, and a memoir of Kernighan’s life, death, and funeral (manuscript, 7 pages) sent to Page on 5 September 1933. Page was writing a life of Kernighan. In the memoir, his sister gives his date of birth as 1854. Note: Mason’s hand makes it difficult to read the name of her correspondent; “Page” is assumed but may not be correct.

Kernighan, Robert Kirkland

Arthur Stanley Bourinot photograph

  • RC0812
  • Item
  • 1896

The item consists of a signed photograph mounted on cardboard: b&w; 14 × 9.7 cm. The photograph is of Bourinot at the age of two years and seven months. The photographer is: Toplay, 132 Sparks St., Ottawa.

Bourinot, Arthur Stanley

Iris Amy Warden - Bettina Randall's Charges: A Story for Girls manuscript

  • RC0798
  • Collection
  • 1920-1934

Bettina Randall's Charges is the second part of an illustrated story for girls which also contains seven water-coloured illustrations and another seven India ink pen-and-ink drawings.

At end of ms.: "First Part commenced 1915. Second Part finished 1920 (aged 16)". A charming period piece of the Home Front, featuring Bettina, Pixie and Trixie, Lieutenant and Mrs. Lancing, Colette, Neanette and Ronnie. Chapter 1 entitled "Belgian Flag Day" and Chapter 3 "An Air Raid". Also contains a black-and-white studio portrait of Warden herself.

Warden, Iris Amy

Vivian de Sola Pinto collection

  • RC0795
  • Collection
  • 1919-1957

The collection consists of the following:
7 letters and cards from Ottoline Morrell, 1919-1936, mostly undated
10 letters and cards from E.M. Forster, 1944-1957
1 photograph taken at Garsington of a group of six people: includes E.M. Forster, G. Lowes Dickinson and Frank Prewett.

Pinto, Vivian de Sola

Thomas and Matthew Arnold collection

  • RC0790
  • Collection
  • 1840-1891

There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of four letters from Matthew Arnold to different correspondents: S. Wordlaw McAll, Rev. Charles Anderson, Blanchard Jerrold, R.C. Trench, Archbishop of Dublin, 1870-1884.The letter to McAll, 18 June 1870, is published in The Letters of Matthew Arnold, edited by Cecil Y. Lang (Charlottesville: U. of Virginia, 1996-2001): Vol. 3, p. 424. Also included in this accrual are: a letter from Thomas Arnold to [Thomas?] Burbridge, 2 December 1840 and a poem ("Persistency of Poetry"), 4 lines, signed by Matthew Arnold and dated 30 December 1884. This accrual also contains a note written 11 February 1891 at Park Hill, Lyndhurst. It appears to be signed "R"; Park Hill was at that time a school established by W. Rawnsley. The second accrual consists of a letter written by Thomas Arnold at Rugby on 20 April 1842, addressed to “Dear Sir”; it concerns the manufacture of a window.

Arnold, Matthew

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

David Paul Gagan fonds

  • RC0769
  • Fonds
  • 1972 [1981]

The fonds consists of two series. One series contains correspondence, submissions, photographs (both used and not used) and issue files for Canada: An Historical Magazine. The other series contains microfilms of historical research materials that Gagan used for his book, Hopeful Travellers: Families, Land and Social Change in Mid-Victorian Peel County, Canada West (c 1981). The microfilms include: Canada West census for Peel and Oxford counties, 1851; Ontario census for Peel and Cardwell counties, 1871; Peel County, Chinguacousy township, copy books of deeds, Vols. 1-13, 1820-1877; Toronto township., Vols. 1-9, 1807-1871; Toronto, Gore, Albion, and Caledon townships, abstract index of deeds, villages and farms; Brampton School Board minutes, 1873-1875; Chinguacousy township council minutes book, 1858-1867 and 1875-1887; Caledon township council minutes, 1861-1869 and 1873-1906; Caledon township Board of Health minutes, 1884-1894; Toronto township council minute books, 1844-1854 and 1873-1887; Toronto Gore township council minutes, 1857-1861, 1871-1881, 1882-1895; Mould Board Association minutes, 1888-1892; marriage registers undated; Peel county wills, 1867-. Several of the microfilms are not identified. One reel of microfilm, Denison and John A. Macdonald papers are related to the magazine.

Gagan, David Paul

Nora M. Duncan collection

  • RC0766
  • Collection
  • 1941

The collection consists of 4 poems: one is a manuscript, "Lake Memphremagog" and was written there in August 1941. The other three are typescripts : "Laurentians in Summer", "Until we Meet" and "Easter ... 1941...". Duncan has noted on the Laurentians typescript that it was pulbished in the Montreal Star "last week". The Easter typescript is signed.

Duncan, Nora M.

Maureen Duffy's "Josie"

  • RC0765
  • Item
  • 1961

A 94 page manuscript of "Josie" by Maureen Duffy. The play was broadcast on television in 1961.

Duffy, Maureen

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