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Kate Williams Fonds

  • CA OSLER P217
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1982

The fonds contains chiefly of family correspondence between members of the Penfield and Chester families, as well as clippings and correspondence regarding Wilder Penfield's autobiography "No Man Alone" and correspondence regarding posthumous honours for Wilder Penfield. Family correspondence includes a 1917 letter from Helen Kermott (later Helen Kermott Penfield) accepting Wilder Penfield's marriage proposal. Much of the family correspondence is between Wilder and Helen Penfield and their daughter Priscilla and her husband William M. (Bill) Chester Jr., as well as Bill Chester's parents William (Sr.) and Alice Chester. There are incoming letters and many carbon copies of outgoing letters. A series of 1949 letters congratulates the young couple (Bill Chester and Priscilla Penfield) on their engagement. One letter is also between Wilder Penfield and George Chester. A few materials are related to posthumous honours for Wilder Penfield, such as the naming of a building after him at John Abbott College (letter to Wilder Penfield Jr.) and a 1982 speech given by Priscilla at the Penfield Children's Center (typescript copy). There is also correspondence between Bill Chester and William Feindel. One 1976 carbon copy of a letter (1976) details the period following the death of Priscilla's father, Wilder Penfield, while the couple was in Japan. Materials related to "No Man Alone" include clippings from journals and newspapers of reviews and book announcements, as well as two copies of the book jacket and some related correspondence.

Williams, Kate

School of Urban Planning Collection

  • CA CAC SUPC 1
  • Collection
  • 1952-2006

The collection consists of reports and plans for urban and rural areas from all provinces of Canada and some international cities, including Boston, New York, Chicago, France, and London, dating from the late 1950s to the 1990s. Most of the material consists of plans and reports for future land-uses that are revised, usually every decade. It also includes regulations for these areas, such as zoning. Some reports deal with sectorial policies such as housing, transportation, conservation, or environmental protection.

McGill University. School of Urban Planning.

S. J. Bennett Fonds

  • CA OSLER P225
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1908, 1945

Fonds contains five notebook kept by medical student S. J. Bennett while studying at McGill University's Faculty of Medicine. Each notebook is devoted to a subject of study, including one notebook each labelled "Medicine", "Bacteriology" and "Obstetrics" and two notebooks labelled "Pathology." The notes inside are dated between 1907 and 1908. The notes are organized in some cases by instructor and in some cases according to medical conditions.

Bennett, S. J.

Harvey Cushing Fonds

  • CA OSLER P417
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1925; predominantly 1920-1924

The fonds contains original and typescript letters, manuscript notes, newspaper clippings, journal extracts, reminiscences and more, assembled by Harvey Cushing chiefly between 1920 and 1924 during the course of his research for the biography of William Osler. For the biography, Cushing collected and retyped over 7500 pieces of Osler's correspondence, among which are some original letters.

The fonds is separated into three series: Manuscripts, Working Notes and Osler's Correspondence. It also contains photographs, annual reports, publications, clippings, one watercolor painting, one postcard. Osler's correspondence is further arranged in three subseries based chronologically.

Cushing, Harvey, 1869-1939

Algonquin and Nipissing 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, a solicitor and activist, concerning the Indigenous communities of Oka, 1878-1880.

Clare Gass Fonds

  • CA OSLER P185
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1953; 2014; predominantly 1900-1919

The fonds consist of diaries, photographs, scrapbooks, photographs albums and ephemera created by or about Canadian nursing sister Clare Gass (1887-1968). A diary and a photograph album chronicle Clare Gass's experiences as a nurse with the Canadian Army Medical Corps stationed in France and England during the First World War. The diary contains entries dated between 4 March 1915 to 31 December 1916 and also features an early appearance of the poem "In Flanders Field," written by John McCrae during the war upon the burial of a close friend. It is copied out in the diary entry for 30 October, nearly six weeks before its first publication in the magazine Punch on 8 December 1915. The diary originally had ephemeral material originally laid in, including newspaper clippings, manuscript notes and letters, one photograph, pencil drawings, and ten dried plant specimens. These have been removed from the diary for preservation purposes. Her photograph album from the First World War begins in April 2015 with photos of the nursing sisters assembled for inspection before deployment and the sea crossing to Europe. The photographs include depictions of soldiers and nursing sisters, oftentimes in their huts, and hospital interiors from multiple hospitals at which she worked and visited. It contains photographs from various postings in Etaples, Camiers, Cliveden (England) Boulogne, and Rhyl (Wales), as well as landscapes, historical sites, and other scenes from the surrounding areas that she toured, including a trip to Scotland. Leaves 13 and 14 of the photograph album also contain the text of “In Flanders Field.”

Loose photographs also document Gass’s wartime experiences in France, as well the hospital at St. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, and Gass's transit duties in the Rockies in 1919. A series of photographs are from the visit of the Prince of Wales to Quebec October and November of 1919. Other loose photographs also depict wounded veterans, as well as personal photographs, including a portrait of Clare Gass at age 13.

Her childhood is also documented in the fonds by a photograph album containing photos from her years attending Edgehill School. The photos date chiefly between 1904 and 1905 and depict school exteriors, interiors, friends and classmates, as well as school activities such as Drill Class.

An additional folder contains material compiled by Gertrude Henderson, including letters to Clare Gass, some of her writings, and other ephemera, such as clippings noting Gass’s retirement, sketches, some of Gass’s poetry and stories, a memorial from King George to those who served in the war, and manuscript notes on Gass’s school and word record, including years and places that she was stationed. The folder also contains assorted later photographs of Gass.

Gass, Clare, 1887-1968

George Edgeworth Fenwick Fonds

  • CA MUA MG2028
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1891

Fonds consists of Fenwick's scrapbook which contains newspaper clippings and some of his letters to the editor on topics ranging from medicine to general interest to humour. Five letters from medical conferences in Québec and Ontario, as well as some engraved portraits of medical men are also included.

Fenwick, George Edgeworth, 1825-1894

A. Payne and Company Fonds

  • CA MUA MG3069
  • Fonds
  • approximately 1920s

The company records consist of a scrapbook containing clippings of newspaper articles, advertisements, and photographs of houses built by A. Payne and Company.

A. Payne and Company

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.

Archibald Norman McLeod Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 506
  • Fonds
  • 1800-1801

Fonds consists of McLeod's journal at Fort Alexander.

McLeod, Archibald Norman, active 1796-1837

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