The collection consists of over four hundred charters for disbanded lodges in Canada and the records for the Grand Orange Lodge of Ontario West, consisting of Bothwell and Moraviantown. The collection is supplemented by pamphlets published by the Loyal Orange Association of British America as well as by Orange Associations in Britain, Ireland, and other countries in the former British Empire. The collection also contains minute books, cash books and correspondence.
Loyal Orange Association of British America
The collection consists of printed materials including bulletins, newspapers, pamphlets, and election brochures. Some materials from organizations affiliated with FRAP, Comité d'action politique Maisonneuve and Comité d'action politique St. Jacques, are also included.
The collection consists of printed materials, including leaflets and mimeographs.
Mouvement syndical populaire
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 fonds consists of correspondence, organizational records, clippings, published materials, and Toronto World Refugee Year Committee material.
Canadian Committee for World Refugee Year
Ladouceur, Paul A.
The overwhelming majority of the collection deals with Canada. The subject matter is varied, and deals with many aspects of Canadian history, literature, social and political conditions. Included are pamphlets on religion and churches, all levels of government, elections, peace movements and war service, Communism, local communities and labour organizations to name but a few of the topics covered. Approximately 250 pamphlets date from before 1867. Several of the pamphlets are in the French language. Some pamphlets in this numbered collection have no relation to Canada; they are mainly British and American although a number of pamphlets concern Cuba and Third World countries. At least one pamphlet about Ireland is in Gaelic; a few pamphlets are in other languages.
This collection contains uncatalogued pamphlets pertaining to communism, socialism, and class struggle. The pamphlets are global in scope, although they are all in English unless otherwise noted. The bulk of the collection originates from China and Soviet Russia during the post-WWII period, although Cuba and Britain are strongly represented as well. These materials include a selection of translated speeches from Mao Zedong, as well as Joseph Stalin, Vyacheslav Molotov, and other prominent Soviet policy-makers from the era. Also included within the collection are Cuban communist pamphlets from the late 1950s. These documents are comprised of anti-American tracts, pro-revolutionary materials, and a small number of Fidel Castro’s speeches. Some of the Cuban material is only available in French. In addition, there is a small selection of pamphlets published in Britain during the late 1930s and early 1940s concerning class struggle and working conditions for labourers, as well as numerous pamphlets exploring Argentina’s May Revolution of 1810 against Spain. The rest of the collection is composed of miscellaneous pamphlets and publications relating to communism, Marxism or Leninism, civil rights and women's rights.
The fonds includes records from the founding of the party to its succession by the New Democratic Party.
Co-operative Commonwealth Federation
The collection consists of printed materials such as programmes and resolutions concerning party meetings, the 1970 election, as well as bulletins. A pamphlet collection by leading party figures supplements the collection.
Union générale des étudiants du Québec fonds consists of correspondence and printed materials, including bulletins, working papers and reports, constitution and bylaws, press releases, as well as some materials of an affiliated organization: l'association générale des étudiants de l'université de Montréal (AGEUM). The correspondence includes letters from Jean Lesage, Daniel Johnson, René Lévesque, Bernard Landry, then president of AGUEM, and others.
The collection contains printed materials, such as bulletins, newspapers, press releases, and a few minutes, pertaining to the following organizations:
Centre de formation populaire
Comité ouvrier St. Henri (includes minutes)
Committee for a free Quebec
Emergency committee for the defence of political rights in Quebec
Ligue pour l'intégration scolaire
McGill socialist action committee (includes minutes)
Montreal council to aid war resisters
Mouvement de libération du taxi
Parti communiste de Québec
Parti socialiste du Québec
Partisans du Québec libre
Quebec solidarity committee
Rassemblement pour l'indépendance nationale
Syndicat des professeurs de l'université Montréal
Syndicat des fonctionnaires provincaux du Québec
Syndicat du sécondaire
Voix du Québec sur le Vietnam
There is also one file of newspapers clippings, labelled "Quebec situation", one file concerning Opération libération, one file of mimeographs from unidentified organizations and two pamphlets.
Revolutionary Marxist Group
The collection consists mainly of mimeographed and printed materials. There is a very small amount of correspondence. The collection has been supplemented by serials which have been catalogued for Research Collections.
League for Socialist Action : Revolutionary Workers League : Communist League of Canada and Associated Organizations collection
The collection consists of interviews contained on audio cassettes along with transcripts of many of the interviews. Most of the interviews are in English but some are in French.
Brown, Lorne (Lorne A.)
There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of correspondence, news, a few clippings and one manuscript. The second accrual consists of correspondence, manuscripts, news clippings, broadsides and posters, and photographs.
Angell, Sir Norman
Their have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of correspondence, manuscripts, biographical information, news clippings, pamphlets, posters, scrapbooks, issues of Grip, 1873-1894, and engraving plates. The second accrual (16-1990) consists of a cartoon and photographs. The fonds was supplemented by many of Bengough's books which have been catalogued.
Bengough, J. W.
The collection consists mainly of Mansbridge's letters to Leonard Clark. There are also a few manuscripts concerning Mansbridge, Christmas cards, invitations, and announcements relating to Mansbridge, photographs of Mansbridge, and some pamphlets by Mansbridge. This collection was assembled by his friend Leonard Clark. Clark, an educator, author, editor and poet was born on 1 August 1905 in St. Peter Port, Guernsey. He was made inspector of schools with the Ministry of Education in 1936. He died in London in 1981.