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Claudio Acquariva Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 212
  • Fonds
  • 1571

Fonds contains a manuscript of Esercizi spirituali.

Acquariva, Claudio, active 1571

Menu Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 1269
  • Collection
  • 1886-

Collection consists of menus acquired individually by the library. Menus date back to approximately 1886, but most of the menus are twentieth century. The bulk of menus are from Montreal-area restaurants and hotels, representing French, Quebecois...

Taylor White Collection

  • Collection
  • 1736-1759

The Taylor White Collection is comprised of 938 watercolour paintings of mammals, birds, fish, and reptiles. White, a British jurist, commissioned various artists of the day (including Charles Collins, Peter Paillou, Jacob Van Huysum, George Edwa...

Joseph Frobisher Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 433
  • Collection
  • 1787-1834

Frobisher's papers comprise a letterbook of the North-West Co. containing copies of letters written by Frobisher from April 1787 to October 1788, two original letters to Simon McTavish, 1796, and one from him, 1787, business and legal documen...

Frobisher, Joseph, 1748-1810

Jean-Baptiste-René Hertel de Rouville fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1192
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1842

Fonds consists primarily of correspondence between Hertel de Rouville and members of the Canadian government, including Chief Secretary of Lower Canada Sir Thomas William Clinton Murdoch (1809-1891) and Governors General Lord Gosford and Charles B...

Hertel de Rouville, Jean-Baptiste-René, 1789-1859

Doncaster Recipes Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 1230
  • Collection
  • between approximately 1780 and 1860; 1950

The collection consists of fifteen volumes, primarily manuscript with some printed, containing over 1,300 culinary and medical handwritten recipes, plus numerous loose recipes also mainly manuscript. The documents in the collection originated chie...

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.

Casey Albert Wood Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 1203
  • Collection
  • approximately 1850-1981, predominant 1913-1940

This collection consists of materials dated from approximately 1850-1981, but predominantly from 1913-1940, relating to Dr. Casey Albert Wood’s research, writing, correspondence, and personal interest concerning ornithology, vertebrate zoology, me...

Wood, Casey A. (Casey Albert), 1856-1942

Greeting Card Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 1190
  • Collection
  • [1790?]-1980s

Collections consists of holiday greeting cards. Description is forthcoming and will be published as it becomes available.

Postcard Album fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1268
  • Fonds
  • between approximately 1905 and 1907.

Fonds consists of an album of chiefly scenic postcards. Roughly half depict the western regions of Canada and the United States, including: Los Angeles, Pasadena, and San Francisco, California; Victoria and Vancouver, British Columbia; the Rockies...

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