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          229 Archival description results for Industries and professions

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          Gordon Hurley fonds
          CA ON00159 P052 · Fonds · 1954-1980

          The Gordon Hurley fonds consists of correspondence, personal notes, minutes, contract proposals, photographs, and personal artefacts in the form of buttons and delegate convention ribbons. It also contains issues of the 1968 strike bulletin The Picket Bugler and clippings. Most of the records address issues of health, safety and inspection protocols of work sites. Minutes of the Operating, Safety, Health and Environment (OSHE) Committee meetings (1977-80) are included, along with summaries of injuries sustained at Levack mine (1977). It also contains handwritten notes regarding meetings and grievances related to health and safety. Financial statements, constitutional reports, and convention summaries from the United Steelworkers of America (USWA), the Ontario Federation of Labour, and the Canadian Labour Congress document some of the official positions of these organizations for the period 1964-77.

          The fonds is arranged into 15 series: Series I: USWA and INCO contract proposals; Series II: Miscellaneous USWA activities; Series III: Minutes; Series IV: Correspondence; Series V: Proceedings; Series VI: Injury reports; Series VII: Employee grievances; Series VIII: USWA publications; Series IX: AFL Publications; Series X: Newspaper clippings; Series XI: Trade Skill Development Series XII: Personal notebooks; Series XIII: Union scrapbook; Series XIV: Miscellaneous documents and Series XV: Memorabilia.

          Hurley, Gordon
          Gowganda Miners' Union fonds
          CA ON00159 P105 · Fonds · 1917-1919

          The fonds consists of one minute book of the regular meetings held between February 1917 and December 1919.

          Gowganda Miners' Union
          CA ON00408 F044 · Fonds · 1907-1908

          Fonds documents logging production at a shanty (winter logging camp) near Whitestone, Ontario. Fonds contains one logging record book.

          CA ON00420 HS · Fonds · 1945-1979

          Fonds consists of photographic negatives and films that show the work A.V. Roe Canada Limited’s Aircraft and Gas Turbine divisions for the period 1945-1955, the subsidiaries Avro Aircraft Limited and Orenda Engines Limited for the period 1955-1962, and Hawker Siddeley Canada’s Orenda Engines Limited subsidiary, 1962-1979. The photographic negatives from two series, the Numeric and E series, document work at the plants in Malton and Nobel, Ontario. The third negative series, the PR series, appears to be a public relations series with images used for company advertising and publications, such as newsletters. The series of films by A.V. Roe Canada were copied or accumulated by the Museum over time.

          Hawker Siddeley Canada Limited
          Highway Book Shop fonds
          CA ON00159 P186 · Fonds · n.d.; 1927-2010 (predominant 1971-2003)

          The Highway Book Shop (HBS) fonds attests to the activities of the enterprise in promoting and publishing works by Northern Ontario authors. Moreover, the fonds also demonstrates the shop’s commitment to the preservation and documentation of local Northern Ontario history through publishing. It consists of the HBS’s administrative records from the publication side of the enterprise. These include financial records which consist of author agreements, invoices, statements of royalties, and annual reports. These documents give insight into the financial side of the publishing end of the HBS. The fonds also includes correspondence from Doug Pollard and other HBS editorial staff to authors working with the book shop or other external individuals and groups. It also contains Doug Pollard’s personal records which include letters, notes, and keepsakes.

          The fonds also contains the HBS published works and includes various manuscripts, publication specifications, and notes from authors that had published with the HBS over the course of its history. Manuscripts that were rejected but were never returned can also be found in this fonds. Furthermore, the fonds also contains many original photographs and sketches that were used in the publication process. Most notably are photographs (original and reproductions) of Haileybury and Cobalt in the late 19th and early 20th century. Examining the drafts, revisions, and proofs provides insight into how the HBS produced various works from the early 1970s until 2010. The fonds are of special interest to researchers of publishing history, business history, and Northern Ontario history.

          Highway Book Shop
          Hines Studio Collection
          CA ON00353 AFC 341 · Fonds · 1906-1929

          The collection consists of photographs created by Henry G Hines (Harry) and William H. Hines (Bill) over the course of the operation of his photographic studio in London from 1906-1929. The collection includes original glass plate photographic negatives commissioned by various City of London affiliates, local businesses, private individuals and the photographer's personal photographs. There are images of London with focus in east London mainly of industry, manufacturing and commercial for promotion and Port Stanley scenes. Also included are prints, and copies of Hines' photographs collected by Alan Noon and copy prints and digital images of all photographs created by Noon and given as part of the donation.

          Hines Studio
          Inco Collection
          CA ON00159 P072 · Collection · 1942-1983

          The Inco collection documents different aspects of the International Nickel Company of Canada (Inco)'s economic, social, and labour activities. Consisting of photocopies of numerous newspaper clippings, magazine articles, press releases, and transcriptions of interviews and audio reports from 1946 to 1982, the documents inform us of the different events that involved Inco, such as the 1978-1979 strike. Industrial labour relations are documented with numerous reports and other publications. Inco's Collective Bargaining Agreements from 1942 to 1979 are also found in the collection.

          CA ON00372 8 · Series · 1921-1965
          Part of City of Fort William fonds

          Series consists of five volumes of Committee Minutes and one Index booklet.

          The first volume (TBA4262-01) contains minutes for a number of Council Committees. At the inaugural meeting dated Jan. 10, 1921, the Nominating Committee appointed members to several committees, including Finance, Utilities, Works, Fire, Water & Light, License & Relief, Property & Market, Claims, Health, Swimming Pool, Band and Industrial and Entertainment. Minutes for some of the aforementioned committees are recorded in this volume. Other committee minutes included are the Joint Meetings of City Council, Council of the Board of Trade and the Executive of the Trades & Labor Party, the Efficiency Committee, the Special Committee regarding the Grand Trunk Pacific Agreement, the Special Committee regarding Hydro, Cemetery Investment, Special Committee re Plumbing, Special Committee re Conditions at the Abbatoir, Great Lakes Paper, C.P.R re Building of a Hotel and the Loch Lomond Watershed Committee. In 1930, the Industrial Commission was formed. This Committee was composed of members from the Industrial Committee, the Joint Board of Trade and the Trades and Labour Council. Their minutes are also included in this volume. Minutes end on May 4, 1933.

          The second volume (TBA4262-02) contains minutes of the Civic Industrial Board. Pursuant to a resolution of council, this Board was elected by ballot. At the first meeting held on February 1,1950, the main objectives of this board were outlined. They were to explore the possibilities of bringing industry to the City, to assist in local industrial concerns and to explore and study existing industrial sites for perspective firms. Minutes end on October 22, 1954.

          The third volume contains minutes of the Land Development Committee, commencing with the third meeting dated March 4, 1954. This committee dealt with a number of items, including housing projects, school sites, property purchases, subdivisions and zoning changes. Committee members' names were recorded at the beginning of each year. In 1958, it appears the City Land Development Committee changed its name to the Development & Industrial Committee.

          Volumes 4 (TBA4262-04) and 5 (TBA4262-05) continue to contain minutes of the abovenoted Committee. In 1962, the Committee's name changed to the Industrial & Promotion Committee. The last meeting date is January 21, 1965.

          The final item (TBA4262-06) is an alphabetical index to the Minutes of the Industrial & Promotion Committee for 1962 to 1965.

          Ingersoll Tribune fonds
          Item · 1913 - 1919

          The fonds consists of one financial ledger for the Ingersoll Tribune Newspaper from 1913 to 1919, which lists printing jobs and advertisement costs and is arranged by individual or organization name.

          Ingersoll Tribune
          CA ON00159 P026 · Fonds · 1943-1972

          The International Union of Mine Mill and Smelter workers fonds consists of minutes, financial records, membership lists, correspondence and documentation regarding collective bargaining and agreements, and election material. Also included are grievance reports, printed material in the form of briefs, constitutions, pamphlets, press releases and handbooks, as well as bulletins, newspapers and clippings. Newspapers represented in this fonds include The 598 News, The Mine Mill Herald, The Miner’s Voice and the Sudbury Star, among others.

          The records of this fonds provide information about the structure, services and activities of Local 598 of the IUMMSW, from its inception in 1942 until 1972. The struggles of Mine Mill, Local 598 (Sudbury) to survive, amidst accusations of Communist domination, as a result of USWA raids, and subsequent to the expulsion from the CLS, are well documented, as are their activities with respect to other locals of the union in Ontario.

          The 17 series are: Minute Books; Falconbridge Minutes; Notebooks; Financial records; Negotiations; Certifications; Grievances; Job Posting Notices; General Correspondence; Subject Files; Legal Files; Membership Lists; Printed Material; Press Office; Newspapers; Memorabilia; Ephemera.

          International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers. Local 598
          J P Bertrand Collection
          Collection · 1878 - 1957

          Consists of photographs of particularly mining development in Northwestern Ontario in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, as well as the waterfront and shipping, local scenery, and notable figures. Also includes some correspondence; railway construction plans.

          Jack de la Vergne collection
          CA ON00408 C006 · Collection · 1937

          Collection consists of one mining company stock certificate.

          de la Vergne, Jack
          James L. Kidd fonds
          CA ON00159 P051 · Fonds · 1935-1999, predominant 1946-1959

          This fonds consists of correspondence, an unpublished manuscript, photographs, and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings. The correspondence is mainly with his brother Cleve, with regard to the Northern Ontario mining labour movement in general, between the years 1945-1975, and specifically to James Kidd’s activities within both the Mine Mill, Local 598 and Steelworkers, Local 6500. The manuscript written by Mr. Kidd is entitled “The Organizer” and is described by him as a “manual for labour relations.” The photographs include the Steel Raids of 1961, and Mr. Kidd’s 1977 retirement celebration.

          The involvement of James Kidd in the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), his position within the union structure, his anti-communist sentiments and his philosophy regarding union organization and strategy are outlined both within his unpublished manuscript and in letters to his brother Cleve. Events surrounding the 1956 trial and dismissal of both Mr. Kidd and 53 other union members from the Mine Mill are also detailed. The material would be of note to researchers interested in the labour movement and the factionalism which characterized union activity in Sudbury during the years 1942-1967.

          The six series of this fonds are: Series I: Correspondence with brother Cleve.; Series II: Photographs; Series III: Steelworkers correspondence; Series IV: Miscellaneous; Series V: Trial history and Series VI: Scrapbook.

          Kidd, James L., 1912-
          James McNiece Austin fonds
          CA ON00159 P219 · Fonds · 1892-2010

          The James McNiece Austin fonds consists of records documenting the founding and subsequent history of Austin Nicholson Lumber Company and the various communities where it operated, as well as Austin’s own professional career. It also contains records of individuals that worked for the company.

          Legal documents regarding land titles, contracts and correspondence with the CPR, and financial records provide insights into the company, and many photographs illustrate the facilities and equipment of the company at its different locations. A 2010 research paper on the presence of the company in Alberta sheds light on Austin’s western operations.

          There are also newspaper clippings, articles, photographs and publications regarding the different communities where the Austin Nicholson Lumber Company had mills. As well, documentation on Sultan, Dalton Mill, Chapleau, the first settlers’ families, and the history of the Austin Nicholson logging company can be found in the fonds.

          Some documents and articles relating to Eddy Forest products and its history are also included in the fonds, as well as personal documents and correspondence of George Natsuik, former employee.

          This fonds has been divided into two series: Series I: Business Records; Series II: Personal Records.

          Austin, James
          James Scanlon fonds
          CA ON00159 P212 · Fonds · [200-?]-2008

          The James Scanlon fonds consists of the manuscript version as well as the published version of his book A Different Time Among the Northern Cree. The book is a memoir of his life and times amongst the First Nations’ of Northern Quebec and James Bay from 1953 into the 1990’s. The manuscript version, written under the title Some Anglicans and Indians- A Moosonee Memoir is the unedited version and contains more details.

          Scanlon, James
          James Whalen collection
          Collection · 1896 - 1990

          The collection consists of photo albums, photographs, newspaper clippings, assets, agreements, stocks, bonds, certificates, correspondence, miscellaneous items, and two videos with the same recording. The collection is composed of three sous-fonds:
          James Whalen
          Laurel Conmee and James Conmee
          Thunder Bay Hydro

          Janet Berton fonds (MG 52)
          CA ON00373 MG 52 · Fonds · 1837-2013, predominant 1950-2004

          The fonds consists of records that reflect the different roles that Janet played throughout her life as well as the various activities and functions she performed throughout the community. The fonds is arranged into five series and then various subseries, all of which reflect Janet’s diverse activities.

          The majority of the records are textual (i.e. minutes, reports, correspondence, published material, newspapers, etc.) although there is also a sizable photograph collection as well as some maps and plans and even artwork. Fonds consists of: Binder Twine Festival programs, posters, artwork, committee minutes, advertising, press releases, copies of by-laws, books, correspondence, account ledgers, newsletters, speeches, research notes, newspaper clippings, cassette tapes, Kleinburg/community history notes (eg. United Church, historical buildings and homes, families and individuals), walking tour booklets, notes on Kleinburg and Vaughan development, Humber Heritage committee notes, agendas, newspaper clippings, reports, LACAC/Heritage Vaughan books, notes on heritage homes and architecture, minutes and agendas, manuals, newspaper clippings, reports, CFUW books, newsletters, pamphlets, journal articles, minutes, conference notes, newspaper clippings, Kleinburg Home & School Association notes, newspaper clippings, HELP newspaper clippings, minutes, newsletters, Operation Catch-Up files, CACY pollution and development notes, Dellcrest notes, reports, minutes, KARA agendas and minutes, notes, correspondence, address books, calendars, agendas, travel notes and booklets, guidebooks and maps for locations around the world, other Ontario and Canadian heritage books, reports, magazines (York, food, National Geographic, Beaver, cat), fiction books, journals, programs, pamphlets, maps, Kleinburg Shaw store account ledgers from late 1800s to ca. 1930.

          Berton, Janet
          J.E. Evans fonds
          CA ON00353 AFC 385 · Fonds · undated, ca. 1930-1959

          This fonds consists of J.E. Evans work as photographer when taking images across Ontario and using them to produce postcard views. The photographic negatives are for communities or geographic features within counties and districts across Ontario. There is more extensive coverage for Eastern and Northern areas of Ontario. Evans focused his photography on small towns and villages, beaches, camp grounds, lakes and rivers. There is some postcards for a small number of the negatives within the fonds or for images for that no negatives exist.