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Amelia Alderson Opie letter

  • CA ON00351 WA 38
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  • 1838

Holograph letter from Amelia Alderson Opie to an unidentified correspondent dated May 5, 1838 refusing an invitation. Letter is tipped-in to F3944 "Amelia the Tale of a Plain Friend", by Jacobine Menzies-Wilson and Helen Lloyd.

Opie, Amelia, 1769-1853

Roy Mitchell typescript

  • CA ON00351 GA 38
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  • 1913

Transcript of "The Blue Bird", written by Roy M. Mitchell. The typescript has been hand bound and a manuscript note, in Mitchell's hand reads:
This impression of the “Blue Bird” is limited to three copies on superfine linen record, typewritten and made into a book. The copies have been disposed of as follows:

  1. To Georgina Helen Saunders of Toronto
  2. Reserved
  3. Offered to the Forum Magazine of New York for publication.
    This copy is number 1., and signed this sixteenth day of February 1913. Roy M. Mitchell."

The typescript is an essay reviewing Maurice Maeterlinck's play "Blue Bird".

Mitchell, Roy Matthews

James Hoyes Panton letter

  • CA ON00351 GA 37
  • Item
  • April 16, 1884

The fonds consists of one holograph letter from James Panton to Drinkwater (C.P.R.) requesting a pass to travel free during the summer in order to do geological researches, dated April 16, 1884.

Panton, James Hoyes

Letter to Joseph Jefferson from Jan Larue

  • CA ON00351 GA 25
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  • [18--?]

Undated typescript letter to Joseph Jefferson from Jan Larue in Iberia Parish, Louisiana. The letter requests Jefferson put in a good word for Larue. Also included is an undated photograph card of Joseph Jefferson, taken by Gilbert & Bacon studios in Philadelphia.

Larue, John

Maria Louise Clough scrapbook

  • CA ON00351 WA 24
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  • 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

John Galt letter

  • CA ON00351 GA 35
  • Item
  • [18--]

One holograph letter from John Galt addressed to "Croker." The letter requests that Croker publish the enclosed items in his magazine if they are not too late reaching him.

Galt, John

Victoria Mary Sackville-West letter

  • CA ON00351 WA 36
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  • 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

Naomi Gladys Royde-Smith play typescript.

  • CA ON00351 WA 33
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  • 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

Ontario Association of Architects

  • CA ON00351 GA 36
  • Item
  • 1890-1899

Register book kept by the Ontario Association of Architects for the years 1890-1899. The book lists dues paid by each member of the association as well as money received for exam fees, filing articles, student fees and more. Also includes one item of correspondence from Mills & Hutton, architects asking the secretary for information on rates for architectural work. The register was kept by William R. Gregg.

Ontario Association of Architects

Gladys Lilian King

  • CA ON00351 WA 35
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  • 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

Waldo Thompson correspondence

  • CA ON00351 GA 31
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  • 1884-1889

Two letters, both of which thank Thompson Waldo for providing a copy of his book, "Swampscott: historical sketches of the town". One letter is from C.B. Tillinghast, Acting Librarian at Boston, dated August 18, 1884 and the other is from Howard B. Nicholson, a librarian at Bodleian at the University of Oxford, dated November 19, 1889.

Thompson, Waldo, 1813-1892

Sir Tyrone Guthrie letter

  • CA ON00351 GA 30
  • Item
  • May 10, 1970

Letter written by Tyrone Guthrie to Marvin Brown, Associate Dean of Arts at the University of Waterloo. The letter is dated May 10, 1970, and discusses Guthrie's availability and services.

Guthrie, Tyrone, Sir

Dion William Palgrave Clayton Calthrop letter

  • CA ON00351 GA 29
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  • January 21, 1936

One letter dated January 21, 1963 and addressed to "My Dear Jean" from Dion Calthrop Clayton regarding his book. Underneath the body of the letter is a drawing in black ink of a person blowing on a trumpet. There is also a separate, folded leaflet included with the letter titled, "In Memoriam 1881-1937". Inside the leaflet is a black and white profile shot of Calthrop.

Calthrop, Dion William Palgrave Clayton

Eleanor Hallowell Abbott Coburn letter

  • 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

Lester P. Breckenridge correspondence

  • CA ON00351 GA 26
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  • 1912, 1918, 1921

Correspondence to Lester Paige Breckenridge from Anson Stokes, William H. Taft, A.T. Hadley and Hiram Bingham, dating from 1912 to 1921. Three of the letters have a Yale University header and are addressed to Breckenridge in New Haven, Connecticut.

List of correspondence:

  • Anson Stokes, New Haven, Conn. - November 1912
  • William H. Taft, New Haven, Conn. - March 19, 1918
  • A. T. Hadley, Yale University - May 16, 1918
  • Hiram Bingham, New Haven Conn. - December 1, 1921

Breckenridge, Lester P.

Ethel Carol and Anne Longfellow scrapbook

  • CA ON00351 WA 23
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  • 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
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  • [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
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  • 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

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