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Leanna Neal fonds
CA ON00126 F62 · Fonds · [193-]-[199-]

Fonds consists of Guelph Little Theatre programme guides, photographs of theatre facilities, notes on the theatre's history, constitution and by-law records, president's reports, and reviews created and or accumulated by Leanna Neal during the course of her research activities into the theatre's history. Also included is an audio cassette and transcribed interview with Keith Slater.

Fonds is arranged by subject.

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Jean Eagles Watson fonds
CA ON00126 F88 · Fonds · [194-?] - [199-?]

The fonds consists of one scrapbook documenting Jean Eagles Watson’s activities in the Royal Canadian Air Force Women’s Division.

The scrapbook includes pages with captions on the top of the page that serves to organize the contents. The following is the order in which the captions to these pages are found: Farewell Gifts from G.G.H (1942) On leave Prior to Posting to RockCliffe, RockCliffe Ottawa Basic Training, No 1, T.T.S St. Thomas, Ontario (1945); No.4 Wireless School, Guelph Ontario (1945); 89 Entry A Flight I.G. Inspection; My Trip to Ward 300 Hospital St. Thomas (1943); Cards I received while in Ward 300; Hospital Staff 1944; 20th birthday (1944); and Odds and Ends.

There are photographs throughout the scrapbook some of which are captioned and or include the names of those pictured. Included are photographs of Jean Watson.

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CA ON00279 F01-SF02 · Sous-fonds · 1930-2015 [photocopied 201-?]

Sous-fonds contains photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, reports; sound recordings of performances; information about students, teachers (both Sisters and lay teachers), award winners, and alumni; the administrative activities of the Academy; its history, including the opening, closing, graduations, and yearbooks; correspondence with the Ministry of Education of Ontario; and notable groups such as the Academy Singers.

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Naval Fonds
CA ON00411 MG-0011 · Fonds · 1700-1988

The Naval Fonds contain material relating primarily to British, French, and American navies ranging from 1700 to the 1980s. The documents include ship lists and registers, naval statistics, photographs, booklets, and notes on correspondence.

John Strachan collection
CA ON00335 C2021 · Collection · [1778-1868]

The collection includes correspondence from every period of Strachan's life, official documents, notes, and writings.

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Child's dress
CA ON00428 2021.24 · Item · ca. 1800 - 1900

Item is one machine sewn child's dress. It features lace detailing on the collar and sleeves.

Snotneus lamp
CA ON00428 2021.27 · Item · ca. 1800

Item is an early 19th century brass oil lamp. It features a removable fuel chamber with a spout where a length of wick would be fed through. When in use, the second spout would catch drips from the wick. The bottom of the lamp has a weighted base for use on a table, and a hook at the top so it could be hung against a wall.

This style of lamp was popularized by the Dutch and is known as a Snotneus lamp, which translates to nose-drip, and refers to the double spout design. Sometimes called whale oil lamps, they were typically used with animal fats.

Cartwright and Wood Families
CA ON00335 F2182 · Fonds · 1806 - 1968

Fonds consists of records relating to three generations of the Cartwright family, their relatives, friends and colleagues. Most prominent are the papers of Mabel Cartwright, which includes correspondence with her family and relatives, diaries, notebooks and photographs.

Correspondence and other records from earlier generations of Cartwrights are included, most from Mabel Cartwright’s parents dating from the late 1860s to the early 1920s. Letters from Mabel Cartwright’s siblings, including Stephen, a missionary in Japan, are included. Financial and legal documents are included from the time Mabel Cartwright lived with her sister Winifred. The fonds also contains material accumulated and written by Hilda Fern Wood about Mabel Cartwright, and some records relating to the Wood family.

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Hatt Family Collection
CA ON00395 C.0082 · Collection · 1808-1979, predominant 1808-1877

The collection is comprised of a range of letters, petitions, grants and notes from a number of activities, including correspondence, leases, land patents, and wills. Also included are items that were not acquired during the lifetime of Richard Hatt, but relate to the Hatt family in Dundas and Ancaster. Examples include newspaper articles about the Hatt family businesses, historical tours of Hatt family property, and death notices of descendants of Richard Hatt.

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George Whitaker Collection
CA ON00335 F2107 · Collection · 1810-[199-?]

The collection contains records pertaining to George Whitaker’s Provostship, as well as his final departure to England. It consists of vital records, correspondence, financial records, newspaper excerpts, tributes, manuscripts related to his theology teaching, and photographs.

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Graeme H. Patterson fonds
CA ON00335 F2008 · Fonds · 1824-1993

The fonds is comprised of material relating to Patterson's teaching activities at Trinity College, including correspondence, manuscripts of his writings and publications, thesis notes, materials for lectures and research materials. The fonds also contains family papers which include material on the people and events of Paris, Ontario, in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including records relating to the immigration of Home Children to Canada.

Contains series

  1. Correspondence
  2. Personal Information
  3. Writings and publications
  4. Thesis notes
  5. Materials for lectures
  6. Other research materials
  7. Family papers
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CA ON00154 2014.22 · Collection · 1825-2004

Collection consists of various local history information and original documents compiled and collected by Norman Thomas Long over the course of his life living and working in Port Hope, Ontario. Most of the collection is housed in a vertical subject filing cabinet in the Reading Room at the Port Hope Archives (a file-listing is available). For more detailed information, please refer to file and item-level descriptions.

Dr. Beaumont Dixie fonds
Fonds · 1832 - 1929

Fonds consists of the medical, financial, and personal records of Dr. Beaumont Dixie and his family. Day-books record his visits to patients on his daily rounds, but for the most part the nature of the illnesses is unmarked. The exception being "ex dent" (pulling teeth) and "attending" (childbirth). The fonds includes some items created by or sent to other family members, including correspondence and a household day-book. The fonds also includes a watercolour painting, a photograph, printed material, and published books.

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CA ON00126 C21 · Collection · 1832-1987, predominant 1832-1896

Collection consists primarily of deeds and mortgages pertaining to land and administrative transactions in the Guelph area. Many of the records in this collection deal with the properties located on lot 13 Albert Street of the Thompson Survey or with properties on lots 48 and 49 on the north side of Quebec Street.

This collection also contains records related to the property at 72 Macdonell Street consisting of mortgage papers, deeds and a floor plan. Also included are deeds issued by the Canada Company. Other records include marriage licenses and certificates, an adoption agreement, a bankruptcy notice, and wills.

There is no further arrangement to these records.

Alexander Neil Bethune
CA ON00335 F2022 · Collection · 1835 - 1866

The collection consists primarily of correspondence between John Strachan and Bethune. Also included are published inserts, memoranda, sermons and copies of letters.

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CA ON00335 F2053 · Fonds · 1837-1935

The collection consists of material related to Young’s academic interest in the Anglican Church in Canada
and its related people, records related to Young’s time as an administrator of Trinity College, and some
material from his personal life. The fonds contains original and copied research material accumulated by
Young from various sources, written by John Strachan, his family and contemporaries. Other research
interests included Bishop Mountain, the Stewart family, and Trinity College. Published and unpublished
manuscripts, Young’s correspondence relating to the administration of Trinity College, and personal
artefacts and photographs, are included.

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John Ambery
CA ON00335 F2060 · Fonds · 1842 - 1903

The fonds consists of a letter book and an itemized list of the contents of that letter book. A significant portion of the correspondence is in regard to a letter published in The Globe on 2 February 1875. The fonds also includes a poem titled "College Vagaries."

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CA ON00126 C7 · Collection · [ca.1845] - [2023?]

This collection consists of published and unpublished books, booklets, pamphlets, essays, and other assorted material collected by the Guelph Public Library that document the history of Guelph.

These items are arranged sequentially by an old reference code (P).

Dennis Howard fonds
CA ON00126 F60 · Fonds · 1846-1918

Fonds consists of deeds, mortgages, letters, last wills and testaments, and abstracts many associated with Guelph residents including James Goldie. Included are deeds issued by the Canada Company, the City of Guelph, and the James Goldie Company Limited. Other records describe lots or pertain to water levels at the “People’s Mill” in Guelph. There is no further arrangement to these records.

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Insignia Fonds
CA ON00411 MG-0033 · Fonds · 1848-1953

The Insignia Fonds contain various cap, shoulder, and collar badges, pins, tags, medals, and buttons from various Canadian battalions and divisions from the 1840s through until the 1950s. Insignia includes material from the North West Rebellion and the First and Second World Wars.