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York University Archives manuscript collection
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York University Archives manuscript collection

  • F0478
  • Fonds
  • [before 2012]

Fonds consists of a scrapbook containing letters and autographs from men and women such as W.L. Courtney, J.M. Wilson, F. Max Muller, Sir John Burke, W.J. Courhope, E. Curtius, John Cam Hobhouse, Admiral J. Jervis, B. Jowett, A.H. Sayce, and W.A. Wright; poems by Federico Garcia Lorca, Cecil Day-Lewis, and Wilson Pugsley MacDonald; press clippings for the Mid-Canada Development Conference; a bound manuscript by E.B. Sorge; letters written by Robert White Creeley, Dennis T. Patrick Sears, Edith Sitwell, Arthur S. Hamilton, Eugene A. Moxley, Arthur Chute Dent, Esther and Abraham Rattner, Francis Turner Palgrave, Robert Taylor, and Clement King Shorter; the will of William Crysall; the journal of Florence Alice Sitwell; sketches by Arthur S. Hamilton; a scrapbook of photographs and letters by Frederick H. Evans; a short essay on Roy Campbell by John Gawsworth; a Kingston Preparative Meeting of Men Friends minute book; a L'Académie française medal; a silk screen poster for The Escstasy of Rita Joe ; a manuscript of “Apollo Tree” by Miriam Waddington; and a list of Livingston and similar names from 1871 Census of Ontario.

York University Archives and Special Collections

Arthur S. Hamilton letter to the Brantford Historical Society 1952

File consists of a typescript carbon copy letter written by Arthur S. Hamilton to the editor of the Brantford Historical Society (Ontario), concerning the exploration of the Great Lakes (1669-1670) by the Sulpician missionaries, François Dollier de Casson (1636-1701) and René Bréhant de Galinée (d. 1678), as well as two maps sketched by Hamilton depicting the "Indian Village of Tanawawa" and "Wintering Place".

Hamilton, Arthur S.

Letters, drawings and photographs to H. H. Brown from Eugene A. Moxley

File consists of letters, drawings and photographs to H.H. Brown from Eugene A. Moxley that discuss plants in Ontario such as the marsh fern and polystichum lonchitis; a photograph of Frank Moxley in a corn field taken September 1947; a photograph of a barn that has the buildings numbered from 1-6 with an identification key written on the back; and a photograph of a fossil sent to H.H. Brown by Moxley.

Moxley, Eugene A.

Robert Taylor : correspondence and papers 1875-1883

File consists of correspondence to Miss. Annie Hill and later Mrs. [Robert] Taylor. Letter content describes conditions of Winnipeg in the late 1800s, such as the weather, business, price of bread, real estate and journey to Winnipeg, as well the prospects out west and in Ontario. In one letter Robert Taylor asks Annie's father for permission to marry her, and in another letter he mentions a fight that broke out in which a miller working for Wadsworth was beaten. There is also a Dissolution and Partnership document involving and signed by Robert Taylor.

Taylor, Robert

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