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Zoological Society of Montreal fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1164
  • Fonds
  • 1964-2016

The fonds consists of the records of the Zoological Society of Montreal for the entirety of its existence, from 1964-2016. These records were generated in the pursuit of the Zoological Society’s goal to enhance public awareness of wildlife conserv...

Zoological Society of Montreal

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 w...

James, Charles, 1835-

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

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

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.

Stephen Scobie Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 934
  • Fonds
  • 1966 - 1989

The fonds consists of Scobie’s personal records relating to his career as a prominent author, poet and critic in Canada between 1966 and 1989. The bulk of the records consists of his written materials; manuscripts and drafts of published and unpub...

Scobie, Stephen

Julian Armstrong Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1209
  • Fonds
  • 1961-2016

The fonds represents over forty years of Julian Armstrong's career as a food writer and journalist. The fonds contains primarily textual records created and accumulated by Armstrong during her research into the culinary history and traditions...

Armstrong, Julian

Sir Arthur Henry Hardinge Papers

  • CA RBD MSG 315
  • Fonds
  • 1803-1856; predominant 1822-1844

Hardinge's papers are divided into two series: manuscripts and correspondence. The manuscripts comprise about 550 documents, reports, memoranda, etc. relating to Hardinge's work as a career soldier and administrator. The Indian phase of ...

Hardinge, Henry Hardinge, Viscount, 1785-1856

John Bland Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 421
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1966

Fonds relates to a dining club, the Philogastric Institute of McGill, and include correspondence, principally from Richard Pennington to John Bland, as well as printed menus.

Bland, John, 1911-2002

Edward Wentworth Beatty Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 746
  • Fonds
  • 1930

Fonds consists of manuscript of "The City of Business and How it was Built"

Beatty, Edward Wentworth, Sir, 1878-1943

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