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Elizabeth Simcoe collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1850]-[19-]

The collection consists of: an original photograph the Simcoe family estate in Wolford, England, with a woman, possibly Mrs. Simcoe, on the front lawn; a handwritten copy of a letter from her daughter, Sophia Simcoe, originally written in June 1835, mentioning her mother and Mrs. Scadding; a typewritten extract from an article by Henry Crawford Scadding commenting on an event in Mrs. Simcoe's diary. The dates of creation of the latter two items are not known.

Simcoe, Elizabeth Posthuma, 1762-1850

Emily F. Murphy collection

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1910

The collection consists of manuscripts of reviews written by Murphy. Each review is written on the blank back pages of review copies of books that Murphy received. There are nine reviews in all. One of the books (Margaret Baillie Saunders's Litany Lane) is only signed by Murphy, and does not have a review inside it. The books have been catalogued for Archives and Research Collections.

Murphy, Emily Ferguson

Lady Constance Malleson fonds

  • Fonds
  • [189-]-1975

The fonds has been arranged into the following series: manuscripts and typescripts; typescripts by Phyllis Urch; personal correspondence (including hundreds of letters from Bertrand Russell); legal correspondence; correspondence with newspapers; theatre material; press reviews of her books; publications; books, journals and papers; photographs (many of them theatrical); news clippings; miscellaneous albums; photograph albums containing watercolours by Percy French and other materials belonging to Priscilla, Countess Annesley.

Malleson, Constance, 1895-1975

Rupert Crawshay-Williams fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1946-1982

There have been two accruals. The first accrual is arranged as follows: Russell manuscripts, typescripts and proofs; Crawshay-Williams’s journal and his other writings on Russell; correspondence; Café Royal; Bertrand Russell memorial meeting; other items including photographs; news clippings. The second accrual consists of Crawshay-Williams’s commonplace books, the manuscript of The Directive Function of Language, and J. S. L. Gilmour’s correspondence with Crawshay-Williams and others.

Crawshay-Williams, Rupert, 1908-1977

Edith Russell fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1767-1977, predominant 1952-1977

The contents of the fonds mainly concerns Edith's life after her marriage to Russell. The fonds has been arranged in the following series: correspondence, books by Edith Russell, manuscripts by Edith Russell, manuscripts by others, personal documents, diaries, photographs, greeting cards, miscellaneous, Lucy Donnelly papers. The correspondence is arranged into the following sub-series: general, family, George Allen Unwin Ltd., travel, large print books, financial/legal, domestic, Finch genealogy, press clippings, Bertrand Russell: his correspondence, death of Bertrand Russell.

Finch, Edith, 1900-1978

Dora Russell fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1893-[ca. 1980], predominant 1920-1934

The fonds consists of correspondence (including many letters from Bertrand to Dora Russell), Bertrand Russell's manuscripts and typescripts, photographs, printed materials including Beacon Hill prospectuses, membership cards and programs, and a syllabus. The fonds is supplemented by books which have been catalogued as part of Russell's library and periodicals which have not been catalogued. See Katharine Tait, “Interim Report on the Beacon Hill School Materials,” Russell: the journal of the Bertrand Russell Archives n.s. 7 (1987): 137-40.

Russell, Dora Winfred Black, 1894-1986

G. Brender à Brandis fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1964-2002

The fonds consists of correspondence, artist’s proofs of wood engravings, limited editions, sketches, sketchbooks, free-hand drawings on tracing paper, news clippings and keepsakes as well as manuscript material, photographs, slides and audio cassettes. This accrual of the Brender

Brender à Brandis, Gerard

Leslie McFarlane fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918-1975, predominant 1941-1975

There have been two accruals. The first is roughly divided into the following series: scripts for television plays and films, radio scripts, books manuscripts, scrapbooks containing clippings , engagements and 3 letters. The second accrual (19-2001) consists of McFarlane's first published essay, an I.O.D.E. 1918 Haileybury High School prize winner.

McFarlane, Leslie, 1902-1977

Walter Jackson McCrea fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1892-1947

There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of correspondence with among others: William Jennings Bryan, Daphne Du Maurier, Stephen Leacock, Charles G. D. Roberts, Duncan Campbell Scott, Ernest Thompson Seton, and Bliss Carman; manuscripts by among others Archibald Lampman, Marjorie L.C. Pickthall, Charles G. D. Roberts; news clippings and photographs. The second accrual consists of news clippings. The fonds was supplemented by McRaye's collection of mainly Canadian books, as well as presentation copies of books given to him by Ethelwyn Wetherald and Pauline Johnson. The books have been catalogued. A listing can be found in the master file. The Pauline Johnson archival material in the fonds was transferred to the E. Pauline Johnson fonds.

McCrea, Walter Jackson, 1876-1946

Sir John William McNee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1915-1928, predominant 1917-1919

The fonds (25-1993) consists of McNee's notes, entitled "Gas Cases" contained in a notebook with the printed title "Army Book 136." The notes are in pencil, 21 pages in length, and cover the period May to July 1917. Also in the fonds are reports of the Chemical Warfare Medical Committee, reports of the Special Investigation Committee on Surgical Shock and Allied Conditions, offprints and pamphlets.

McNee, John William, 1887-1984

Sueños: Dreams fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1968-1981, predominant 1971-1973

The fonds mainly consists of the literary archive of the magazine. It contains the correspondence of the editor with contributors, would-be contributors, and others including Robert Bly, Marilyn Bowering, Michael Bullock, George Hitchcock, Robin Skelton (Malahat Review) and Dale Zieroth, manuscript submissions and mock-up pages.

Sueños: Dreams (journal)

St. Thomas' Anglican Church (St. Catharines, Ont.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1873-1996

The fonds consists parish registers containing statistical records, services, Vestry minutes, and financial registers. The fonds has been microfilmed on 7 reels, numbered 82-85, 114-115, 363.

St. Thomas' Anglican Church (St. Catharines, Ont.)

St. Mark's Anglican Church (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1877-1989

The fonds consists of parish registers containing statistical records, services, Vestry Building Committee, Women's Auxiliary, and Junior Auxiliary minutes, correspondence, financial statements, photographs and other documents. Most of the fonds has been microfilmed on 7 reels of microfilm, numbered 78-81, 278, 281-282.

St. Mark's Anglican Church (Hamilton, Ont.)

St. Cuthbert's Anglican Church (Oakville, Ont.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1916-1999

Fonds consists of parish registers containing statistical records, service books, Vestry minutes, Advisory and Parish Council minutes, Women's Guild and Sunday School minutes, financial records, and photograph albums. Most of the fonds has been microfilmed on 4 reels, numbered 367-372.

St. Cuthbert's Anglican Church (Oakville, Ont.)

The Church of St. James the Apostle (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1989

Fonds consists of parish records, including records of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials, banns and Vestry books. The fonds has been microfilmed on 6 reels of microfilm, numbered 349-354.

Church of St. James the Apostle (Hamilton, Ont.)

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