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Endre Farkas Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1211
  • Fonds
  • 1952-2016

The fonds consists of literary works composed by Farkas, including scripts, manuscripts, poems, and plays. The records reflect Farkas’ involvement within the arts community, as well as many works relating to Canadian culture, specifically in Quebe...

Farkas, Endre, 1948-

Stephen Scobie Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 934
  • Fonds
  • 1966 - 1989

The fonds consists of Scobie’s personal records relating to his career as a prominent author, poet and critic in Canada between 1966 and 1989. The bulk of the records consists of his written materials; manuscripts and drafts of published and unpub...

Scobie, Stephen

John McDonald of Garth

  • CA RBD MSG 406
  • Fonds
  • 1791-1866

McDonald's correspondence, 1791-1860, mostly concerns business and property matters, but also includes personal correspondence. There are statements of account with McTavish, Frobisher & Co., 1799; with McTavish, Fraser & Co., 1803-18...

McDonald, John, 1771 or 1772-1866

Julian Armstrong Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1209
  • Fonds
  • 1961-2016

The fonds represents over forty years of Julian Armstrong's career as a food writer and journalist. The fonds contains primarily textual records created and accumulated by Armstrong during her research into the culinary history and traditions...

Armstrong, Julian

Samuel Gale Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 400
  • Fonds
  • 1817-1833

There are three letters from Lord Selkirk, one from Lord Dalhousie, and eight from Lady Selkirk. The early letters concern the Red River Settlement and the North West Company. The letter from Lord Dalhousie, 1824, concerns legal matters, and the...

Gale, Samuel, 1783-1865

Geraldine Cole Fonds

  • CA RBD Bewick MS 012
  • Fonds
  • 1813-2016

Fonds consists chiefly of ephemera and correspondence relating to the work of wood engravers of Thomas and John Bewick of Newcastle, England, in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The ephemera found in series 1 includes various examples...

Cole, Geraldine Kennedy, 1927-2015

James Denoon Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1078
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1890

Fonds consists of forty notebooks containing poetry and essays written by Sgt. James Denoon of the Royal Artillery. These are copies of his works dating back to 1832 made by him while at his residence, Maple Bank in Three Rivers, Quebec during rou...

Denoon, James 1802-approximately 1890

James McGill Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 435
  • Fonds
  • 1776-1975

These McGill papers are entirely concerned with his property and estate. They comprise legal documents and copies of letters (some in McGill's hand) concerning his land holdings on St. Paul St., Montréal, in Stanbridge, and in Detroit. McGill...

McGill, James, 1744-1813

Joseph Hadfield Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1246
  • Fonds
  • 1785

Consisting of documents detailing the 1785 travels and observations of Joseph Hadfield through the Northwest fur trade of North America and to Niagara Falls (probably written after 1810). Observations are primarily economic in nature; however, the...

Hadfield, Joseph, 1759-1851.

Simon McGillivray Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1245
  • Fonds
  • 1826-1832

A collection of documents from the life of Simon McTavish including a letter to his creditors and a series of legal opinions on the estate of Simon and William McGillivray. Documents' informational value is largely financial in nature.

McGillivray, Simon.

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