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Alexander Skakel Fonds

  • CA MUA MG3080
  • Fonds
  • 1836 and 1847

Skakel's papers comprise photocopies of his will, 1836, and a schedule of scientific apparatus bequeathed to McGill College, 1847.

Skakel, Alexander, 1776-1846

Alexander T. Galt Durnford Fonds

  • CA MUA MG3035
  • Fonds
  • approximately 1920, 1951

Durnford's papers comprise two sketchbooks of Glasgow architecture and scenery, and of mediaeval and domestic architecture in France and Britain, ca 1920. Also included are postcards of Wells' Cathedral, England, ca 1920, and a mimeographed notebook for a piloting course, 1951.

Durnford, Alexander Tilloch Galt, 1898-1973

Alexander Tilloch Galt Durnford

  • CA CAC 11
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1972

Ninety-four projects are documented by 2206 architectural drawings. Projects range in date from Durnford's student drawings to alterations to the St. George Parish House in Richmond Square, Montreal in the early 1970s. The majority of the projects are for urban and rural domestic architecture in Montreal, primarily in Westmount and the surrounding regions. The Zeta Psi Fraternity Chapter House on University Street in Montreal is one of the few public commissions that is documented in the archive in great detail. Fonds also includes 102 photographs (1926-1969), primarily designs, additions, and alterations to houses in Westmount and Montreal, as well as country houses in Grand Metis, Ste. Agathe and other Quebec sites are documented in photographs. Twenty-seven of Durnford's projects are documented by photographs. Correspondence, specifications, notes and clippings relating to seventy-four of Durnford's projects are also found in the fonds. The majority of the papers (1922-1972) concern additions and alterations to residential dwellings in Westmount and Montreal and country houses in the surrounding regions.

"Dessins architecturaux, 1916-1972, 2206 dessins." Quatre-vingt-quatorze projets sont documentés par des dessins architecturaux, allant des dessins d'étudiant de Durnford aux modifications apportées à l'église paroissiale St. Georges de Richmond Square, à Montréal, au début des années 70. La plupart des projets sont des résidences urbaines ou rurales construites à Montréal, surtout à Westmount et dans les régions environnantes. La maison de la Fraternité Zeta Psi, rue University, à Montréal, fait partie des rares immeubles publics représentés en détail dans le fonds.
"Photographies, 1926-1969, 102 photos." Il s'agit surtout de plans, d'annexes et de modifications à des maisons de Westmount et de Montréal de même quà des résidences d'été à Grand-Métis, Sainte-Agathe et ailleurs au Québec. Vingt-sept des projets de Durnford sont documentés par des photos.
"Documents, 1922-1972, 78 cm." De la correspondance, des cahiers des charges, des notes et des coupures de presse se rapportant à soixante-quatorze des projets de Durnford. La plupart de ces documents ont trait à des annexes et modifications à des résidences de Westmount et de Montréal ainsi qu'à des résidences d'été dans les régions environnantes.

Durnford, Alexander Tilloch Galt, 1898-1973

Alexander Wright Fonds

  • CA MUA MG 4207
  • Fonds
  • 1976-1979

The Alexander Wright fonds contains student notes, mostly for McGill history courses between 1976-1980 but also includes notes for 3 French language history courses and 1 political science course.

Wright, Alexander

Alfred Cecil Cruttwell Fonds

  • CA MUA MG1029
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1873

Cruttwell's two geological notebooks contain addresses delivered by him to the Cardiff Natural History Society and other groups, notes on mineral types and their distribution, particularly in Western Britain, as well as maps and section drawings, notes and clippings.

Cruttwell, Alfred Cecil, 1853-1901

Alfred Sandham Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 270
  • Fonds
  • approximately 1900-1912

This collection consists of scrap books of prints and letters, mostly concerning Canada or Montréal compiled by Sandham.

Sandham, Alfred, 1838-1910

Alfred Stansfield Fonds

  • CA MUA MG3006
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1949

These papers contain biographical materials, such as Stansfield's curriculum vitae and testimonials in application for a professorship at the Royal School of Mines (1908), press releases on his retirement, printed biographical sketches and lists of publications. Diplomas and patents for iron ore reduction document his scientific career. His own writings comprise a dinner speech to the McGill Mining and Metallurgy Society (1936), an essay entitled "A Quaker looks at war" (1941) and a biographical sketch of William Roberts-Austen. A covering letter from John Tait encloses the latter's essay on gardening (1935).

Stansfield, Alfred, 1871-1944

Algonquin and Nipissing Indians of Oka Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 317
  • Collection
  • 1831-1880

This collection consists of twelve documents concerning the settlement of the Algonquin and Nipissing First Nations at Oka, Quebec, some in Anishinaabemowin, 1831-1853. There are also letters and documents mostly addressed to N. O. Greene, solicitor and a champion of the Indian cause, concerning the Indigenous communities of Oka, 1878-1880.

Algy Smillie Noad Fonds

  • CA MUA MG1063
  • Fonds
  • approximately 1919-1950

Noad's papers document his research, and to a lesser extent, his teaching of English and comparative literature. They comprise 1.5 m of binders containing notes, clippings, extracts, and bibliographies on literary topics, e.g. imaginary voyages, memoires, the gentleman in satire, "Ossian", the young Byron, Spanish literature. A few binders contain lecture notes for his courses. Unbound materials include research notes on Ugo Foscolo and 19th century Italian poetry, lecture notes for courses in 19th century English poetry, files of clippings on 19th and 20th century writers, and bibliography cards for Elizabethan through 18th century literature.

Noad, Algy Smillie, 1898-1952

Alice Elisabeth Johannsen Fonds

  • CA MUA MG4219
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1991

The Alice Johannsen fonds reflects her lifelong involvement in nature, museums, community and her fealty towards her father, Herman-Smith (Jackrabbit) Johannsen. It consists of three series; personal and family series, 1994 to 1991, the Redpath series, 1919-1971 and a professional activities series, 1919-1971.

Johannsen, Alice E. (Alice Elisabeth), 1911-1992

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