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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.

Louis-Gustave Papineau Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1236
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1905

Fonds reflects L.-G. Papineau's daily work as an engineer between the years 1901 and 1905. Each volume is a daily diary, covering a year. Daily entries describe the activities of the people in his office. Most entries are technical: daily fol...

Papineau, Louis-Gustave

Samuel Mathewson Baylis Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 399
  • Fonds
  • 1895, 1899, 1921-1941

Correspondence 1921-1931 concerning Simon McTavish; official copies of legal documents including estate inventories, lawsuits over the McTavish estate, and Simon McTavish’s will; notes for Baylis’ study of McTavish; numerous petitions and newspape...

Baylis, Samuel Mathewson, 1845-1941

Janet March Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1254
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1962

The fonds reflects Agnes Honoria Wrong's career as a columnist and mainly consists of scrapbooks containing food columns published in different Canadian newspapers chiefly under the pen name Janet March. Janet March's real name was Agne...

Wrong, Agnes Honoria

Emma Albani Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 980
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1879

The fonds contains professional and private correspondence from Emma Albani, the first Canadian-born singer of international fame, to Parisian publisher Henri Heugel.

Albani, Emma, Dame

Henri Jonas & Co. Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1197
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1950

The fonds contains the company's business correspondence related to the importation of food products, essences, and spices from international manufacturers, and other business expenditures, as well as some correspondence with government regul...

Henri Jonas & Co.

Lighthall Papers

  • CA RBD MSG 216
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1954

For purposes of arrangement, the Lighthall Papers have been treated as one unit. However, for purposes of descriptions, they have been divided into two parts: the W.D. Lighthall papers and the Lighthall Family papers.The papers of W.D. Lighthall ...

Lighthall, W. D. (William Douw), 1857-1954

William Tetley Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1231
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1952

Fonds consists of notebook kept by Tetley chiefly during the Second World War, while on active duty with the Canadian Royal Navy. The first entry is dated August 14, 1945, and begins with Tetley reporting for duty. The diary records daily activiti...

Tetley, William, 1927-

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