Collection consists of photographs believed to be taken by William Notman or Alexander Henderson depicting scenes in Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia during the latter half of the nineteenth century.
Photographic subjects include: buildings, churches, trains, waterfalls, rivers and a variety of other urban and rural landscapes and portraits.
Fonds consists of photographs taken by Toronto photographer Eldridge Stanton and includes portraits of George Brown, Lord Dufferin, Mrs. Alfred Cox, a painting of Madame Bonaparte and a view of a Primitive Methodist Church.
Fonds consists of mostly glass plate negatives and some glass plate transparencies. The images are from locations where John A. Johnston resided and worked. The majority of the images are of mine pit locations and wilderness scenes. There are also some images of unidentified people and buildings in Toronto.
Collection consists of one postcard album and several loose postcards. The postcards offer a wide range of images covering various aspects of the city of Guelph and its history. Included are images of Park Ave, Paisley street, London road, main street, Eramora road, Bell Piano and Organ Company, the Opera House, and Jubilee Park. Images of the Speed River and various panoramic views of Guelph are also evident. There are also photographs taken by 19th photographers such as W. Marshall and T. Smith. The album includes approximately 40 pieces of paper ephemera.
Collection consists of ceramic ornaments, souvenir tea cups, and plates related to the history of Guelph. A number of the objects contain the image of the Guelph (Carnegie) Public Library or of the City of Guelph’s original coat of arms with the latin inscription "Fides, Professio, Fidelitas". Other plates include the city’s current coat of arms recreated in the late 1970s. Included in this collection is a dollar coin created for Guelph's sesquicentennial in 1977.
Fonds consists of photographs of aeroplanes and family home movies created by Alfred Malcomson, who worked at the factory of the de Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited, Toronto, an aircraft manufacturer during the Second World War; he also worked as machine operator and designer creating the moulds for automobile parts for General Motors vehicles following the war.
Fonds consists of photographs created or accumulated by Thomas McMaster in the course of his travels throughout Canada, the United States, England, and Africa. Included are photographs of McMaster family members, landscapes likely of British Columbia and California, of travels to Africa and England visiting historic sites, buildings, and landmarks. Included are photographs of their home in Toronto. Many of the photographs include captions.
Fonds consists of twelve postcards of Guelph. Included are postcards of Macdonald Hall, Machinery Hall, the C.P.R Depot, Park Avenue, and the Ontario Agricultural College where Fitz Henry attended classes.
Fonds consists of Guelph Little Theatre programme guides, photographs of theatre facilities, notes on the theatre's history, constitution and by-law records, president's reports, and reviews created and or accumulated by Leanna Neal during the course of her research activities into the theatre's history. Also included is an audio cassette and transcribed interview with Keith Slater.
Fonds consists of one small photo album with handwritten notes and fifteen small black and white photos taken during the Second World War. Includes two small newspaper clippings. These photos were collected by Iris Birtwistle and other female volunteers at the Catholic Soldiers Club in Aldershot, United Kingdom. Also includes five mounted photographs, some duplicates, of members of 1st Canadian Infantry Brigade Anti-Tank Coy., Canadian Active Service Force (C.A.S.F.) and Headquarters 1st Canadian Infantry Brigade.
The fonds consists of one scrapbook documenting Jean Eagles Watson’s activities in the Royal Canadian Air Force Women’s Division.
The scrapbook includes pages with captions on the top of the page that serves to organize the contents. The following is the order in which the captions to these pages are found: Farewell Gifts from G.G.H (1942) On leave Prior to Posting to RockCliffe, RockCliffe Ottawa Basic Training, No 1, T.T.S St. Thomas, Ontario (1945); No.4 Wireless School, Guelph Ontario (1945); 89 Entry A Flight I.G. Inspection; My Trip to Ward 300 Hospital St. Thomas (1943); Cards I received while in Ward 300; Hospital Staff 1944; 20th birthday (1944); and Odds and Ends.
There are photographs throughout the scrapbook some of which are captioned and or include the names of those pictured. Included are photographs of Jean Watson.
Fonds consists of photocopies of records relating to and/or accumulated by Frederick Renné, of Osnabruck, County of Stormont. Included are two documents from 1808 pertaining to property belonging to Renné in the Township of Osnabruck, as well as a court decision made in 1793.
Fonds consists of material documenting Robert A. Logan's activities with the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1922 to investigate conditions effecting aircraft in the Arctic Islands. Includes correspondence re Logan's aerial photography training and aerial navigation training, the early history of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and the First World War operations, arctic flying and sovereignty questions in 1922. There is are various documents about the RCAF Ground Instructional Section and Photographic Section during the early 1920s.
Fonds consists of correspondence between Lloyd S. Breadner and his parents, and documenting his service and activities with the Royal Naval Air Force during the First World War in Great Britain and France. Subjects discussed include his training, flights, life with various squadrons, his receiving the Distinguished Service Cross, and family life. Also includes some post-war correspondence.
Fonds consists of selected correspondence relating to Ferry Command and No. 44 Group during 1942-1943 and to reports of Air Ministry production during 1940-1942 and documents concerning air operations and the analysis of bombing tactics and strategy. There are also British Cabinet and Allied Command papers relating to Operation "Overlord".
Fonds consists of a brief manuscript, entitled "Forty years after". The manuscript contains Ward's recollections of his experiences as a flying control officer in the Royal Air Force and the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. There is also a brief newspaper clipping announcing his promotion to Squadron Leader.
This file consists of photocopies made for K.M. McLaughlin by the National Archives of Canada and consists of documents pertaining to the Acadian Club raid and the attempt to gain restitution from the government. The file contains copies of letters by N.A. Zick, President of the Acadian Club, W.G. Weichel, M.P., Sir Sam Hughes, Minister of Militia and Defence, and others, as well as a memorandum of damage done and recommendation of the Court of Inquiry.
Collection consists of research material on Ernest Donat Therrien’s experience as a prisoner of war during the Second World War. Includes emails between Janie and Gary Therrien and Dr. Steve Harris listing the 22nd Armoured Regiment’s movements from mobilization until the end of the war. Also includes emails describing different sources of information that were consulted including Library and Archives Canada, The Red Cross, and The Memories Project. The research material contains an excerpt from the book “A Measure of Protest” written by A.H. LeReverend who was a POW at Stalag XIB with Ernest Therrien. Copies of the 22nd Armoured Regiment’s War Diary for 24 October 1944 to 29 Oct 1944, and Orders for 27 October 1944 are included in the research along with emails exchanged between Jakke Arnouts in Essen, Belgium and Janie and Gary Therrien in relation to the precise location Ernest Therrien was captured and a possible tour of the site.