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Amelia Alderson Opie letter
CA ON00351 WA 38 · Item · 1838

Holograph letter from Amelia Alderson Opie to an unidentified correspondent dated May 5, 1838 refusing an invitation.

Opie, Amelia
CA ON00351 WA 36 · Item · 1944

One holograph letter dated March 9, 1944 from Sackville-West to Mrs. Leslie Hotson discussing the effects of war on South-West England.

Sackville-West, Victoria
Gladys Lilian King
CA ON00351 WA 35 · Item · 1919

One 141 page carbon typescript of "Among the beavers: Canadians and others" by Gladys Lillian King. The work is a personal narrative of the work done by the Military Women Police in and around the Beaver Hut in the Strand, London, England. Also includes two photographs of King with others.

King, Gladys Lilian
CA ON00351 WA 33 · Item · 1929

Typescript play written by Royde-Smith titled "Mafro: A Comedy in Three Acts." The play is dated March 1929 and was apparently unpublished. An inscription on the cover page reads "To W. Graham Robertson from Naomi Royde-Smith."

Royde-Smith, Naomi Gladys, 188?-1964
CA ON00351 WA 28 · Item · 1924

One item of correspondence from Charles Gaston Smith Jr. of the Harvard Club of Boston to Eleanor Hallowell Abbott. The letter is dated July 25, 1924 and in it Smith asks Coburn if she knows of any girls in real life that are of the same quality as those in her books.

Coburn, Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
CA ON00351 WA 24 · Item · 1886-1887

Scrapbook kept by Maria Louise Clough while on a trip from Boston to England, Scotland, France and Italy in 1886 and 1887. The scrapbook contains cards, correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and realia (including plant material), and provides insight into the activities and tastes of a young woman from that period of time. Among the contents are: Cunard ephemera (including deck plans, menus, passenger list), theatre ephemera (including Henry Irving in Faust at the Lyceum), a cigarette, lace, Westminster Abbey ephemera, transportation tickets, a moving-part Christmas card, fringe forming part of the decoration of the funeral car of the Duke of Wellington, postcards, engravings, hotel ephemera, identified leaves and flowers, etc.

Clough, Maria Louise
CA ON00351 WA 23 · Item · 1902-1906

One scrapbook assembled by Ethel and Anne Longfellow during their attendance at Smith College, Massachusetts between 1902-1906. The scrapbook contains correspondence, photographs, programmes, clippings, notes and ephemera detailing the academic and social life of the sisters.

Longfellow, Ethel Carol and Anne Sewall
Women's Suffrage Scrapbook
CA ON00351 WA 22 · Item · [ca. 1912]

One scrapbook including photographs, newspaper clippings and other items related to the women's suffrage movement. Also includes several newsletters of the Women's Social and Political Union, which was founded by Emmeline Pankhurst.

Lucy Stone letters
CA ON00351 WA 21 · Item · 1883

Two items of correspondence from Lucy Stone to Mr. Michards. The letters are dated April 19th and 29th of 1893 and ask Mr. Michards to examine the records of his organization and see what arrangements Stone had made with them.

Stone, Lucy
Emily Bax correspondence
CA ON00351 WA 20 · Item · 1938-1939

Two items of correspondence from Emily Bax to a Mrs. Milner Wood of Woodman's Point on the St. John's River, dated June 3, 1938 and May 16, 1939. Topics discussed include Emily Bax's book, the World's Fair, the King's speech, and her daily life and plans.

Bax, Emily, 1882-1943
E. R. Hunter fonds
CA ON00259 SC37 · Item · 1919-1941

Item is a volume documenting bird sightings at De Grassi Point, Lake Simcoe, from 1915-January 4, 1941. In addition, there is a sketch by Dr. E.M. Walker. The bulk of the notes were written by Hunter, with the notes from May 1940-January 1941 made by Elizabeth Walker. The notebook opens with an explanatory statement by E.R. Hunter regarding the nature of this journal, noting that some observations were made by Dr. E.M. Walker (the entomologist), and others by Hunter and his uncle. Another note states that the notes for May 1940 to January 1942 were made by Elisabeth Walker, who was a cousin of E.R. Hunter, and Dr. Walker's niece. The journal primarily deals with the area around De Grassi Point, Lake Simcoe. The early entries in the journal are copied from older notebooks not included in this fonds. The first entries are just lists of birds observed and the date of observation. The rest of the entries are organized chronologically and contain more details about the birds that were observed, as well as information on weather conditions. On pages 288-297, there is an index to the text of the journal which lists the birds by species and the pages on which mention of them may be found. In addition, on page 299 a hand-drawn map of De Grassi Point is glued into the notebook. The map indicates that it is based on R. BIrdsall's map of the area from 1820, but it does not indicate who drew this copy. The sketch of Bigelow has some notes written on its reverse, but the hand-writing is hard to decipher.

Hunter, E.R.
Charles Horne fonds
CA ON00259 SC34 · Item · January 1, 1834-June 3, 1844

Item is one volume descriptions and drawings of the flora, fauna, and people of Cuttack, India, labeled 'Miscellaneous Kutukensie or Cuttack odds and ends.' Most of the drawings are coloured, and most are labeled 'Landour.'

Horne, Charles
CA ON00259 SC152 · Item · 1894-1902

Item is a bound copy title ‘Ornithological Journals of John Hughes Samuel. Toronto. 1894-1901’.

The records relate primarily to birds in the Toronto area, and date from January 1, 1894 to January 1, 1902. An obituary for Samuel is pasted onto the first leaf of text.

Samuel, John Hughes
CA ON00259 RG121 · Item · 1926-2000

Series consists of a record of official visitors to the Royal Ontario Museum, 1926-2000.

Canton School Roll of Honour
CA ON00154 PHA 2012.11 · Item · 1911 - 1921

Item is a framed document entitled "Roll of Honour. Canton School." It includes the names of students who received top honours in class during the years 1911-1921. The document lists names of the following teachers: Miss A.P. Mason (1911), Miss A.L. Langdon (1919), Miss E.R. Peacock (1920), Miss S. E. Dundas (1921). It also lists the following students who made the honour roll between the years 1911-1921: Ewart Peters, Wilber Peacock, Harry O'Neill, Olivene Mason, Stanley Gist, Ruby Graham, Allan Peters, George Finnie, Evelyn Gist, May Gifford, Elsie Peters, Clarence Gist, James Graham, Bessie Anderson, Violet McCann, Yvonne Langdon, Hope Anderson, Florence Haw, Nettie Gifford, Lula Graham, Margaret Pollard, Dorothy Smith.

S.S. #8 Canton School
Ann Maria Walton Sketchbook
CA ON00226 PG 14-32 · Item · [ca. 1830]

Fonds consists of a sketchbook (with marble paper covers) containing ten detailed pencil sketches of cityscapes, waterscapes and rural scenes - many in the Peterborough area. They were rendered by Ann Maria Walton (1799-1862), daughter of Port Hope's founder, Captain John Walton. Also included are hand-written notes entitled, "a few lines on perspective", by Ann Maria Walton. Specific sketches include: Little Lake, Jones Falls, Davis Hill, the Otonabee River, a mountain waterfall and other subjects.

Walton, Ann Maria, 1799-1862
CA ON00154 MPH18.1 · Item · 1856 - 1857

Item is a 'Port Hope Harbour Plan of Extension' created in 1856 by Thomas C. Clarke, Engineer. Plan shows the Lake and harbour area up to Augusta Street and the Market Square. Includes later notations and drawings overlaid on the plan which show the Midland Roundhouse and railway line, water depths in the harbour area, and modifications to the harbour drawing- one modification is labelled as May 18, 1857. The back of the plan includes notes about the cost of the harbour between 1852-1867.

Business Link Winter 2014
ON00098 MG3 C2 · Item · 2014

Halton Hills Newsletters. Halton Hills Chamber of Commerce. Business Link. Business Link Winter 2014. Newsletter. 2014

Volume 41, No 2
ON00098 MG3 A106 1.15 · Item · Spring/Summer 1992

EFCO, Economy Forms Corporation Company News Booklet. Volume 41. No 2. News booklet. Spring/Summer 1992

ON00098 MG3 A100 2.04 · Item · 31-Jul-01

407 ETR History. Toll route opens through Halton. By Dan Nolan, The Toronto Star, Page B5. July 31, 2001