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Grace Froom Letter 1881
CA ON00154 2019.16.1-2019.16.3 · File · 1881
Part of Grace Froom Letters

This item is a letter from Grace Froom to her sister Sarah in England in 1881. This letter contains information about Grace's health, her family and other events. Also discovered is the passing of Sarah's husband. More family deaths are discussed. Ann Potter, Grace's other sister is mentioned. No news of Richard. Grace discusses her childrens life on the farm. Grace lived in Perrytown, Ontario. Contains 3 sheets

Jennifer Soutter fonds
CA ON00354 F 0179 · Fonds · 2001 - 2007

This fonds contains records from University of Windsor librarian Jennifer Soutter’s 2006-2007 term on the Library Board of the Windsor Public Library (WPL). The records include administrative and financial documents, a controversial operational review and subsequent strategic planning exercise, discussion of a possible library branch in the historic John Campbell School, and contextual documents related to city demographics, public library models, and Ontario-wide public library initiatives. Many documents contain Soutter’s annotations.

Soutter, Jennifer
Joan Sullivan fonds
CA ON00354 F 0183 · Fonds · 1940s - 2022; predominantly 1970s

This fonds contains personal, professional, and domestic records from the life of Joan Somers Sullivan in the later-20th and early-21st centuries. Series I (Personal Records) includes reminiscences about Joan, medical information, clippings related to community activitism (including traffic problems in Old Sandwich), and personal journals. Series II (Professional Records) features her resumé and qualifications, as well as administrative records, correspondence, public talks, research material, clippings, and publications connected with her pioneering effort to unionize legal secretaries in Windsor, Ontario during the 1970s. This includes talks for events held by the Faculties of Law at the University of Windsor and the University of Western Ontario, and articles published in the Windsor Woman women’s liberation newspaper and The Oyez Windsor law students’ newspaper. Series III (Domestic Records) contains recipes and household hints used in her later-life personal housekeeping, as well as lists of her annual Christmas baking.

Sullivan, Joan
CA ON00353 AFC 48 · Fonds · 1770-1959, 1994

This fonds has records for John and Amelia Harris Family, including various relations, friends and colleagues .

John and Amelia Harris Family
Mildred Pascoe fonds
CA ON00329 F 33 · Fonds · ca. 1865-1985

The fonds consists of photographs, correspondence, and records pertaining to and maintained by the Smith, and later Pascoe, families. Photographs depict the Smith family during their construction of and residence at Bayside farm. Later photographs depict the town of Whitby, notable landmarks, and prominent events throughout the life of Mildred Pascoe (1927-1985), a great-granddaughter of the Smith patriarch who maintained and organized the Smith family’s records. Correspondence consists of letters between family members. Records represent the Smith family’s business affairs, religious affiliations, educational achievements, and other personal belongings. Fonds consists of 4 series: Photographs, Correspondence, Receipts, and Miscellaneous records.

Mildred Pascoe
CA ON00353 AFC 456 · Fonds · predominant 1914-1918, 1988

Fonds consists of Nettie Lorinda McNaughton Jones’ correspondence during the First World War. Material primarily consists of correspondence from Oliver McNaughton, Jack McNaughton, Dave Radcliffe, and Ione Martin.

Raymond Knister fonds
CA ON00354 F 0181 · Fonds · ca. 1920s-1930s; 1931

This fonds contains original typescripts of 1 letter and 5 poems (2 of which are poem cycles) authored by Raymond Knister. The 2 poem cycles, "Seven Poems," and "A Row of Stalls" were published during his lifetime, in 1922 and 1925 respectively. The rest were published posthumously with "March Wind" in 1983, and "To One Lost" and "Still Young," under the title "Until, Sill Young," in 2003. The poems are largely about relationships and emotions, with "A Row of Stalls" covering rural life which Knister is known for. The letter was written in 1931 to a regular correspondent known only as E.F. and covers topics including writing, specifically commenting on the Canadian writing scene, his father's death, and his family life.

Knister, Raymond
Reno Bertoia fonds
CA ON00354 F 0094 · Fonds · 1935-2004; predominantly 1950s-1990s

This fonds contains Reno Bertoia’s personal collection of photographs, news clippings, publications, correspondence, scrapbooks, collectibles, and artifacts, concerning his professional baseball career and subsequent honours. Also included are small numbers of personal and family photographs, several items of general Detroit Tigers memorabilia, and a file of biographical information.

Bertoia, Reno
CA ON00353 AFC 48-SF2 · Sous-fonds
Part of John and Amelia Harris Family fonds

Sous-fonds contains material created by the Ronalds family and William Robertson between 1770-1890. The Ronalds Family materials include correspondence to and from family members, diaries, account books, as well as estate documents pertaining to estates both in America and in Canada. The sous-fonds also contains material created by William Robertson including correspondence, legal documents and estate documents.

CA ON00354 F 0099 · Fonds · ca. 1870-2009; predominantly 20th c.

This fonds contains records charting the institutional life and physical premises of St. Mary’s Anglican Church in the Town of Walkerville / Walkerville neighbourhood of Windsor. Series I – Paper Files is not formally arranged into sub-series, but significant record-creating groups or genres of material are grouped together in the file order. These include: church wardens, board of management/vestry, financial records, various church committees, women’s groups, men’s groups, youth groups, orders of service (bulletins), special events, church visitors and staff, as well as the building, its contents, its churchyard and cemetery (including sketches and architectural plans). Of note are a small number of records relating to the church’s relationship to the family of Walkerville founder Hiram Walker, and rich records of social and service groups for men, women, children, and youth. Series II – Photographs was originally arranged separately from the paper files. Its previous arrangement and description has been retained here; the images capture elements of the congregational activities and physical premises documented in the paper files.

The fonds does not contain parish records of births, deaths, marriages, or baptisms.

St. Mary's Anglican Church (Walkerville)
Sydenham Glass Company fonds
CA ON00354 F 0189 · Fonds · 1894-1913

This fonds contains administrative records of the Sydenham Glass Company, of Wallaceburg, Ontario, 1894-1913. Included are Directors’ meeting minutes, by-laws, a few share certificates, and a small amount of correspondence.

Sydenham Glass Company
Ted Day fonds
CA ON00354 F 0013 · Fonds · 1800s; 1970s

This fonds contains documents and images related to nineteenth- and early twentieth-century European settlement in Essex and Kent counties. These include an Irish immigrant’s personal journal of settling in Essex County with his two sisters (1850). The journal primarily details Jasper Golden’s travels (Atlantic crossing, St. Lawrence River, Quebec, Kingston, Niagara, Buffalo, Detroit, Windsor) but also includes later details about time spent in Malden, Anderdon, and the now-lost port of Albertville (near Kingsville). There are also official records of infrastructure and property in Howard Township (1909), and organizational and research material related to an effort to preserve the Walker family’s rare fieldstone-clad Kent County farmhouse as a historic site. (David and Ann Walker were Scottish immigrants who settled in Harwich Township, Kent County in 1845, with their original grant of farmland remaining in the family until 1972.) The fonds also includes approximately 448 slides depicting pre-1900 homes, buildings, furnishings, objects, weapons, and equipment in Kent and Essex counties, from a Canada Council-funded project to document these artifacts. There is also a short history of Buxton, Ontario, and slides of a memorial to Shawnee chief Tecumseh.

Day, Ted
V.B. Wadsworth fonds
CA ON00318 A 2 · Fonds · 1922-1924

These papers consist of personal letters recounting family matters and official letters regarding immigration from the British Isles to Ontario, specifically among William C. Noxon, Alf Cooper and V.B. Wadsworth regarding a proposal to settle Hebridean farmers in Northwestern Ontario in 1924.

Wadsworth, Vernon B., 1844-1942
CA ON00154 2016.38.2 · Series · 1906 - 1917

A series of ten letters sent from William D. Trott to his son, William H. Trott, between November 11th, 1906 and April 1st, 1917. In the letters William D. writes to his son about photography, family, and advice about various topics.

Trott, William D.
William Davies fonds
CA ON00353 AFC 472 · Fonds · 1854-1944

Fonds consist of personal and business-related correspondence and research documents used by William Davies. Personal correspondence to Davies’ brother, other family members and friends, business-related correspondence with agricultural journals, and research relating to agricultural journals are included.

Davies, William