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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.

Canada, Department of National Revenue fonds

  • F0662
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1912

Fonds consists of registers of British vessels employed in the coasting trade on Canada's Atlantic coast. One volume records vessels that arrived at Bridgetown, Nova Scotia, between 1876 and 1906, and the other volume lists vessels that departed from this port between 1876 and 1910. The registers include date of entry, rig and name of vessel, the master's name, port of departure or destination, whether the vessel was carrying cargo or ballast, and the number of tons and crew permitted under transire or coasting license.

Beer family fonds

  • F0375
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1919

Fonds consists of correspondence between Captain James R. Allan and Vivien Beer of Strathroy, Ontario before Captain Allan, was killed; press clippings and photographs of Captain Allan and Private Walter Beer while serving in World War I and scenes of various members of the Beer family.

Beer (family)

Shore family fonds

  • F0543
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1945

The fonds consists primarily of approximately 50 letters written to Mrs. Thomas Shore, and one to Jennie Shore. Most of the letters were written by Mrs. Shore's son Charles W. Shore, and about thirteen of these were sent to Mrs. Shore by her cousin, Andy Bach. There are also about a dozen letters of recommendations for Ivan Bradshaw Miles Barr.

Shore (family)

Photo album

File consists of a bound album containing photographs documenting the activities, friendships and extended family of the Mackenzies in Toronto, Long Branch and New Toronto.

Arnold Hoffman fonds

  • F0705
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1956

Fonds consists of the records created and accumulated by Arnold Hoffman as a prospector and stockholder, relating to gold mining operations in Ontario, Quebec, and the Northwest Territories. Records relating to the gold mines at Wright-Rouyn, Arrowhead, and Thompson-Lundmark include: maps and sketches, photographs, geological studies, reports, and assay reports. Files also contain records pertaining to Stadacona Rouyn, Sunset Yellowknife, Junior Frood, Coniaurum, Algood, Pershon, Resenor, Michipicoten, Croydon Rouyn, and El Canada mines, including geological reports, and correspondence. Records related to Hoffman’s stocks and business operations as Secretary of Gold Operators (Canada) Ltd. include stockholder lists, securities lists, annual reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, cheques, and contracts.

Hoffman, Arnold

Herbert Hunt fonds

  • F0683
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1970, predominant 1926-1938

Fonds consists of diaries, account books, crop records, photographs, publications and drafts written by Hunt, correspondence, contracts, receipts, government documents and publications, newspaper and magazine articles, maps, and ephemera. Hunt’s correspondence with various government officials and travel coordinators documents his enrollment in the Settlement Scheme, and the processes involved in migrating from England to Canada. Hunt’s participation in the scheme is further documented by his accumulation of government publications and legal documents, as well as the journals and receipts that pertained to his farming activities. Photographs and maps depict Hedgerows farm and its location. Newspaper and magazine clippings and other printed ephemera collected by Hunt, while in Saskatchewan and after his return to England, record his continued interest in the fates of his fellow settlers. Although Hunt published an essay recounting his experiences positively, his drafts speak of his ultimate discontent with the Settlement Scheme.

Hunt, Herbert William

Photo album of travels in Canada and the United States

File consists of a photograph album documenting Mackenzie's travels within Canada and the United States, including Ontario (North Bay, Waubashene River, Manover, Niagara Falls), British Columbia (Vancouver, Vancouver Island), Alberta (Banff, Calgary), Nova Scotia, P.E.I., Quebec and the United States (Chicago, Tulsa, Dallas, San Antonio, New Orleans).

Toronto Telegram scrapbooks and clippings

Series consists of scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and printed materials. The scrapbooks are of three types. The fist is a collection of large scrapbooks, approximately 220 in total, that consists of copies of the Toronto Telegram and it's predecessor, The Evening Telegram. These scrapbooks are divided into several categories of material: "Advertising and promotion", "Circulation and Carriers", "Clubs", "Contests", "Events", "Daily and Weekly Features" (such as "schooner Days by C.H.J. Snider); "General Clippings", "News Features" (which include royal visits); "Outdoor Activities"; photo albums of high profile personalities such as royalty and politicians; "Sports", "Theatre and Opera", as wella s feature columns and programs run by the The Globe and Mail and The Toronto Star.
The second group is a collection of scrapbooks and editorials and contests of the Telegram and its rivals, The Toronto Star and The Toronto Globe and Mail. The scrapbooks consists of Toronto Telegram editorians (1962-1967), Globe & Mail editorials (1961-1970) and Toronto Star editorials (1940-1968). There are also indexes to Star editorials, scrapbooks concerning the Star's Santa Claus Fund (1923-1960) and the Star's Fresh Air Fund.
Finally, there are two moderately sized collections of scrapbooks. The first consists of four books, covering the Toronto Transit Commission (1950-1970), and the second covers the canals of the St.Lawrence River (1910-1939).

The newspaper clippings are divided into two broad areas: Personalities, and Subjects. These consists of clippings from the Telegram arranged alphabetically by personality name, including such people as Winston Churchill, Henry Fort, Mitchell Hepburn, and Nellie McClung; and subjects, ranging from Abortion to Medicine and Australia to Japan. Both groups of files are complete only to the letter "M" (the remaining files do not appear to have been transferred to the archives).
The printed material consists of accompanying material removed from the files of photoprints from the 1987-001 accession. It contains information about the subjects of the photos they were separated from and are cross-referenced with those print files.

Toronto Telegram

Toronto Telegram photographic prints

Series consists of approximately 466, 500 photographic prints created or accumulated by staff at the Toronto Telegram. The largest volume of prints are under the subjects "United States" (ca. 7.2 metres of prints), "Ships) (ca. 5 metres), "England" (ca. 4 metres) and "Canada" (ca. 3.6 metres). Certain subjects have been arranged outside the general subject organization of the prints such as "Personalities" (15 metres); "Personalities/politicians" (ca. 4 metres); "Armed forces personnel" (ca. 8 metres) largely of the World War II era, provably used in reports of missing/wounded/killed in action. As well, there are photographs of groups of servicemen, again largely World War II era. Finally, there is a group of photographs of personalities who were associated with the Toronto Telegram, predominantly from the period after Bassett bought the newspaper (post 1952). The series also includes many photographic images purchased from wire services for the purposes of illustrating national and international stories.

Toronto Telegram

Media : newspaper articles and photographs

File consists of newspaper articles interviewing Ruth Macdonald on the life of a politician's wife and showing her skating with Mitchell Sharp, an article from Time magazine regarding the formation of Pierre Elliott Trudeau's Cabinet shuffle in 1970, photographs of Ruth Macdonald as part of a delegation visiting Aule Alm in Germany, and photographs of Donald S. Macdonald visiting the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering at CFB Chilliwack.

Macdonald, Donald S., 1932-

Toronto Telegram personality prints

Series consists of a series of photographic prints, news clippings and printed illustrations of individuals whose likeness was published in the Toronto Telegram. This could include birth, death, marriage, graduation announcements, as well as individuals documented by the newspaper at local events, celebrations, and political, social and organizational activities. Individuals can be ordinary citizens, celebrities, politicians, criminals, socialites, scientists, military personnel, nurses and medical staff, social workers, members of fraternal organizations, clergy and religious, social activists, protesters and others.

Toronto Telegram

Toronto Telegram photographic negatives

Series consists of approximately 833,500 photographic negatives, the majority of which are black and white 35mm.
The negatives are arranged by subject heading, although there are more subject headings here than in the print series, and tend to be local in nature. Negatives for photographs of personalities have been separated out of the main arrangement.

Toronto Telegram

Notes to be used during Minister's campaign

File consists of speaking notes outlining the work of the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources to meet the growing demand for energy, particularly in terms of resources under the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, Hudson Bay, the Arctic, and the Northwest Territories and Yukon Territory, including exploration for oil and gas and the Mackenzie valley pipeline.

Macdonald, Donald S., 1932-

Cuba: (5) Castro, Fidel

File contains photo of Harbron with Fidel Castro at Canadian Embassy in Havana during the March 1975 official Canadian Trade Mission of Alastair Gillespie to Cuba.

Cuba: (5) Castro, Fidel

File contains photo of Harbron with Fidel Castro at Canadian Embassy in Havana during the March 1975 official Canadian Trade Mission of Alastair Gillespie to Cuba.

Householder

File consists of Donald S. Macdonald's reports to the electors of Rosedale, and photographs of Macdonald attending events in the riding.

Macdonald, Donald S., 1932-

Photo album

File consists of a photograph album documenting Mackenzie's travels in Latin America (Puerto Rico), the U.S. Virgin Islands (St. Thomas), Canada (Halifax, Niagara Falls) and the United States (Florida). Also includes photographs of Mackenzie's life in Toronto.

Ellen C. Adams fonds

  • F0251
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1978

The fonds documents Ellen C. Adams' political activities at municipal level in the Toronto area for the period 1956-1975, including her involvement with the Avenue Bay Cottingham Ratepayers' Association and the Confederation of Resident and Ratepayer Associations (CORRA). Records include subject files pertaining to the City of Toronto Council, the City of Toronto Planning Board, Toronto municipal elections, transportation and the waterfront, as well as meeting minutes, periodicals, books, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, a map and directory, reports, papers and briefs.

Adams, Ellen C., 1925-1982

Photo album

File consists of a photograph album documenting Mackenzie's travels to Spain and Morocco as well as his life in Toronto.

Photo album

File consists of a photograph album documenting Mackenzie's travels to Morocco, Stratford, New Orleans, a Caribbean cruise as well as his life in Toronto.

Photo album

File consists of photograph album documenting Mackenzie's trips to Kingston, Miami and the Thousand Islands, a cruise of the Caribbean as well as his life in Toronto.

Photo album

File consists of a photograph album documenting Mackenzie's trips to Agawa Canyon, Manitoulin Island, Georgian Bay as well as his life in Toronto.

Operation Lifeline fonds

  • F0369
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1985

The fonds documents the establishment of Operation Lifeline - Campaign to Save the Boat People and its activities for the period of 1978-1985.

Operation Lifeline

Albert Tucker fonds

  • F0604
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1989

Fonds consists of research notes and historical documents related to the creation of an official history of the John Labatt Brewing Company of Canada.

Tucker, Albert

Cuba : research

File contains two excerpts of interview transcripts with Sr. Francisco Quijada, a Cuban bibliography research notes, and correspondence regarding research on the Cuban community in Miami and Cuban-Canadian trading relations.

Cuba : research

File contains two excerpts of interview transcripts with Sr. Francisco Quijada, a Cuban bibliography research notes, and correspondence regarding research on the Cuban community in Miami and Cuban-Canadian trading relations.

William Kilbourn fonds

  • F0338
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1994

The fonds consists of William Kilbourn's records pertaining to his activities as scholar and researcher, and as alderman in the City of Toronto. The fonds includes his research and subject files, his City Hall files and personal files.

Kilbourn, William

Mountain Fund fonds

  • F0121
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1994

Fonds consists of records of the Mountain Fund pertaining to its activities, helping Vietnamese refugees in coming to Hamilton, Ontario. The fonds includes minutes of the Board of Directors, correspondence, financial records, publications and photographic materials.

Mountain Fund (Hamilton, Ont.)

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