Showing 26 results

Archival description
Only top-level descriptions Montréal (Québec)
Print preview View:

2 results with digital objects Show results with digital objects

Ann Adams Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1155
  • Fonds
  • 1834-1837

Fonds consists of six autograph signed letters written at Montreal by Ann Adams, dated between 24 March 1834 to 26 December 1937, to her son Edward H. in Providence, Rhode Island, and Philadelphia. Letters contain local news (churches and organs built, the railroad to St. Johns, fires, printing and publishing, cholera, etc.), observations on the worsening tensions between Papineau and the "Canadiens" and the "Loyalists," and accounts of preaching by an Indigenous convert to Christianity.

Adams, Ann

Barott and Blackader fonds

  • CA CAC 83
  • Fonds
  • 1955

Consists of 2 architectural drawings on paper of Canada Cement Company Building, 606 Cathcart Street, Montreal, Quebec, 1921 (1955 copies). Includes front elevation, details of cols. pilons etc., 2nd and 3rd floors).

Barott & Blackader

Cameron Family Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 1166
  • Collection
  • 1853-1905; predominantly 1853-1858

Collection consists of 36 autograph letters written to James Cameron and his son Archie. The correspondence includes letters by friends, associates, and members of the Cameron family in Toronto, Lake Beauport, Scotland, England, Hull, and Montreal. Subjects include family news, freemasonry, business (regarding deed of sales), factory work in Toronto, curling, and an April Fools' Day letter. With three extant envelopes.

Cameron (Family : 1842-1905 : Montréal, Québec)

Charles James fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1193
  • Fonds
  • approximately April 1915

Fonds consists of a one document, a manuscript of reminiscences of Charles James, born in Montreal in 1835. The document is internally dated in April 1915. James describes his childhood as the son of a carriage and sleigh builder born in England who conducted much business for the British military stationed in Montreal. The family resided on Craig Street. Reminiscences include descriptions of Montreal, the building of the locks on the Lachine canal, a trip up the Ottawa River to Bytown (Ottawa) and then to Kingston, where the family resided for a time. James joined his father in the trade of carriage trimming as a young man before becoming a Baptist minister in Stratford, Canada, and later Wellesley.

James, Charles, 1835-

Charlotte Frobisher Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 434
  • Collection
  • 1810-1821

This material documents the estate of Mrs. Charlotte Frobisher and includes a copy of her will and an inventory, 1820.

Frobisher, Charlotte, 1761-1816

Expo 67 Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 1234
  • Collection
  • 1963-1981, 1997

The collection consists of ephemera, artifacts, and publications related chiefly to the Expo 67 World Fair in Montreal and some documents relating to its continuation, Man and His World (Terre des Hommes), an exhibition that was the successor to Expo 67. Many of the records and artifacts were produced by participant countries and sponsors or by the Canadian Corporation for the 1967 World Exhibition. Ephemera includes postcards, visitor passports, and ticket stubs, while other textual documents include guidebooks, magazines, catalogues, books, clippings, information manuals, and some unpublished planning documents. Artifacts include license plates, vinyl records, letter opener, bottle caps, shopping bags, and pins. The collection features pamphlets and brochures for numerous pavilions, events, services, and countries featured, as well as many maps for the Expo 67 grounds and documents related to subsequent seasons of Man and His World.

France Gagnon Pratte

  • CA CAC 66
  • Fonds
  • 1986-1994

Fonds contains photographs, drawings, textual records and other material used by France Gagnon Pratte as the basis for her 1987 book, Country Houses for Montrealers 1892 - 1924. The architecture of E. and W.S. Maxwell, and for a book project on the architecture associated to the Canadian Pacific Railway line.

Gagnon Pratte, France

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 regulators regarding food labeling and quality. In addition, some letters are from charitable and cultural organizations to which the company donated. Some personal correspondence of Henri Jonas is included, as well as numerous restaurant bills and and menus, including for the Montreal Hunt Club.

Chiefly found is incoming correspondence with product suppliers and invoices for various services, including car repair, advertising, stationary, funeral arrangements, and photography. Suppliers include companies from France, Germany, Norway, UK, Italy, Sicily, Hungary, China, India, and Spain. Products include essential oils, soaps and luxury food products such as sardines, truffles, preserves, jam, Hungarian paprika, Chinese tea, olive oil, caviar, liqueurs, foie gras, sardines, and ketchup. Two Montreal-area manufacturers are represented, with a catalogue from Couvrette Sauriol Limitée (1937) and a brochure for the Stuart Brothers. Included is one letter from postwar France soliciting renewed a commercial relationship following the allied victory (Royal Champignon). There are also bulletins from and correspondence with, including one outgoing letter, the Canadian Department of Agriculture regarding quality and labelling of canned fruits and vegetables.

A few letters are personal in nature and addressed to Henri Jonas himself. There are also telegrams and letters from Canadian organizations such as the Pacific Railway Company, and Canadian societies and organizations to which the company donated money (Canadian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Montreal Orchestra, Hospital for Sick Children London, Salvation Army, McGill University Centennial Endowment).

Some of the company's advertising materials are also found, as well as food labels for products including mushrooms, wine, truffles, olive oil, sardines, and lemonade).

Henri Jonas & Co.

Henry Lyman Collection

  • CA OSLER P213
  • Collection
  • 1849

Collection contains a manuscript letter from Henry Lyman to his wife, Mary, in Granby; dated July 25, 1849, when the druggist shop Wm. Lyman & Co. was located at 194 and 196 St. Paul St. in Montreal, the letter deals principally with the cholera epidemic in the city.

Lyman, Henry, 1813-1897

Jean Drapeau Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 1144
  • Collection
  • 1950-1986

Collection consists of photograph albums and publications from Jean Drapeau's library related to significant events that occurred during his mandates as mayor of Montreal (1954 to 1957 and 1960 to 1986). Photograph albums, brochures, and publications represent Expo 67 and its reiteration, Man and his World (Terre des Hommes), which ran from 1968 to 1986. The 1976 Montreal Olympic Games are documented in programmes and photograph albums. The collection also includes records of Drapeau's political life, including transcripts of his speeches from 1955-1957, photograph albums related to his municipal political party, the Civic Party of Montreal (Parti civique de Montréal), and presentation copies of books.

Drapeau, Jean, 1916-1999

Results 1 to 10 of 26