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Rare Books and Special Collections Fonds
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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-

Geoffrey Keating Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 122
  • Fonds
  • approximately 1650

Fonds consists of manuscript of Tri Bioghaoithe an Bhais, written in three or four hands.

Keating, Geoffrey, 1570?-1644?

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-

Dawes-Leishman Family Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1235
  • Fonds
  • 1842-1923

Fonds consists of primarily financial and legal records related to property transfers and the estates of members of the Dawes and Leishman families. It includes land sale deeds, court documents, invoices, receipts, and wills. Business and legal af...

Dawes, James Powley, 1843-1907

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

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.

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.

Hannah More Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 125
  • Fonds
  • 1772-1823

Interleaved in a copy of Florio and Bas Bleu are six letters from Hannah More, two from Martha More, and four from Sarah More, one giving an account of Garrick's death.

More, Hannah, 1745-1833

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

Phyllis Buchanan Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1265
  • Fonds
  • 1920 - ?

Fonds contains mainly J.E. Buchanan's correspondence, notably his correspondence with Phyllis Buchanan prior to their marriage, newspaper clippings, agendas and administrative paperwork concerning Phyllis Buchanan and her family, with materia...

Buchanan, Emily Phyllis

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