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160. Bruce Battalion Band Boys

Image of a group portrait of 16 men in uniform posing on a wooden riser outdoors. Annotation reads: "From Bandsman Peter McKivens, 160. Batt. England. London Ont. Canada. Sept 14/16 160. Bruce Battalion Band Boys, 160 Bruce County."

Catalogue of Peter Cheetham's sheet music collection

Consists of a bound volume containing handwritten entries by Peter Cheetham that list the title, format, name of publisher, date of publication and size of sheet music collected by Cheetham. Parts of the collection were acquired by Hugh Anson-Cartwright (who added the check marks that appear in the catalogue) and by John Arpin

Cheetam, Peter

Clara Thomas Archives collection

  • F0486
  • Collection
  • 1750-2021

Collection consists of small groups of documents and items acquired from a variety of sources that have enduring research value.

York University Archives and Special Collections

Correspondence from the late modern period

Series consists of individual letters written during the late modern period, which begins in the middle of the eighteenth century. This material was acquired from donors or antiquarian booksellers to support research and teaching by faculty and students at York University.

Letter from Rev. John Stuart to James Stuart

Item is a handwritten letter from the Rev. John Stuart in Kingston, Upper Canada to his son James Stuart, personal secretary to Sir Robert Milnes, Lieutenant Govern of Lower Canada, regarding John's daughter Mary, who travelled to Montreal until James could deliver her to Elizabeth Mountain, the wife of Bishop Jacob Mountain in Quebec City. John Stuart discusses the affairs of his other children and his daughter-in-law, Mary Brooks, who was the daughter of the future governor of Massachusetts. The letter offers comments on family relationships and the status of women in the early nineteenth century.

Letter to William Martin

File consists of a handwritten letter written from a brother and sister to their father in Kent, England, describing their decision to leave Hamilton, Upper Canada, due to unrest in the colony and to escape British tyranny, and to move to Rochester in the state of New York.

Postcard addressed to Rev. J.C. Cadot, Cape Croker, Ontario

Letter reads: London, Ont. Oct. 9, 1916 Dear Father I was just thinking about you to night so I thought I would send you this card I guess you must be wondering to see the bosy well I guess that all I can say for to night
I must send my best regards to everyone who see this card. Good Buy Hope I will see you again
From Pte. Wellington P.

Waterfront reports and map collection

Series consists of a collection of reports and maps of Toronto harbour collected by Dr. Gene Desfor in the course of his research and consulting work. The collection deals with the formation and preservation of Toronto harbour, the Toronto Harbour Commissioners’ Waterfront Development plan of 1912, waterfront property management by the Government of Canada, urban planning for the lower Don River and Harbourfront, and a heritage assessment of the East Bayfront.