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CA ON00274 Abbeyfield Housing Society of Shanty Bay fonds · Fonds · 2000-2004

Fonds consists of financial and organizational records of the Abbeyfield Housing Society of Shanty Bay, who were responsible for the construction and early operation of O'Brien House, a retirement home.

Abbeyfield Housing Society of Shanty Bay
CA ON00353 AFC 435 · Fonds · 1942 - 1976

This fonds contains lecture papers, certificates and member records.

Alpha Omega Alpha Beta Chapter
CA ON00279 40 · Series · 1947-1991

This series contains records concerning the involvement of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Pembroke with St. Joseph’s Hospital in Barrhead, Alberta. The records cover the establishment of the hospital, the administration and operation of the hospital, the transfer of the hospital, and the Sisters’ involvement with the Catholic Hospital Association and the Alberta Hospital Association. Materials include financial records, agreements for the purchase and sale of property, annals, memoirs, pamphlets, booklets, newsletters, lot maps, hospital floor plans, hospital bylaws, correspondence, and photographs. The major topics within the correspondence include establishing and operating the hospital, finances, the purchase and sale of property, construction and renovations, Catholic hospitals and medical ethics in Alberta, the changing role of Sisters in the hospital, and the relinquishing of ownership of the hospital. The photographs are of the hospital and Sisters at various events and locations.

Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada (Pembroke, Ont.)
Chronicles series
CA ON00279 F01-S136 · Series · 1927-2005

This series contains chronicles documenting the history of the Sisters of St. Joseph of London, Ontario from 1853 to 1979. The records are chronological accounts of daily life and major events at specific locations. Most include an index or chapter list. Several of the chronicles have photographs, correspondence, event programs, and news clippings pasted or tucked within. One chronicle, “Sacred Heart Convent Motherhouse 1950-1952 X9”, is made up almost entirely of news clippings. Some also have transcriptions of relevant correspondence included, such as letters about the founding of the Sisters of St. Joseph in North America. The chronicles are a mix of primary recollections and secondary summaries of history.

Several of the chronicles were compiled, written, and collected by Sister Genvieve Hennessey. Variations of these chronicles are included, some of which are annotated, and there are inconsistencies between the versions. Sister Genevieve’s the “Chronicles of the Sisters of St. Joseph of London,” recounts the Sisters’ history from 1868 to 1928, the “Diamond Jubilee Books,” recount the Sisters’ history from 1868 to 1928 and 1933, and there is an addendum added to some versions of each volume which provide accounts up to 1954. Among these histories, there are also accounts by Mother Margaret Coughlin, Sister Placidia Walsh, and Sister Callistus Arnsby which detail local activities and pilgrimages to Rome and France.

The chronicles frequently note religious events and internal activities of the community such as receptions and professions, jubilees, election of congregational leaders, ordinations, changes to habits, and visits of prominent religious figures. Other topics concern the Sisters’ missions and ministries, such as travel arrangements, properties, events for the orphans, and the Sisters’ involvement in healthcare and education. Deaths of Sisters, clergy, and prominent figures, such as King George VI are also frequently mentioned, sometimes with the obituaries included. Local disasters and events are also frequent topics, such as the 1881 Victoria Steamboat Disaster, the 1925 fire at Mount St. Joseph, the 1929 fire at the Ingersoll convent, the 1935 earthquake, the 1937 flood of the Thames River, the first provincial election at which the Sisters voted in 1937, and the smog from the 1950 Alberta wildfires. There are also mentions of global events, particularly those that impacted the Sisters’ and their missions.

Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada (London, Ont.)
CA ON00402 ECT · Collection · 1898-1954

The collection contains digital photos dating from 1898 to 1954. Most of them show members of the Coulombe family when they were living in Hearst, including Eveline's parents as well as her siblings: André, Cécile, Georgette, Léo, Robert and Yvonne. In addition, there are some pictures of their neighbors and friends from Hearst, such as Claude Larose's family. Others illustrate students at école Sainte-Thérèse and a few buildings in Hearst, at that time. There are also textual documents that the donor has kept, as souvenirs from her childhood in Hearst. It includes an autograph album where we find the signature of several people living in Hearst in the early 1940s, as well as religious images and correspondence.

Coulombe-Touchette, Eveline
CA ON00402 JCP · Collection · 1934-1959

The collection contains photos illustrating the life of the Collin family from their arrival in the region until the 1960s. There are also photos of the Poliquin family and of l’école Sainte-Thérèse. Photographic documents highlighting the life and work of the nursing assistants and of the other members of the Notre-Dame Hospital’s staff, during the 1950s, are also part of the collection.

Poliquin, Jacqueline Collin
Collection Lorraine Fauchon
CA ON00402 CLF · Collection · 1960-1961

The collection contains photos dating from 1960 and 1961. The photos show nurses, assistant nurses and nuns working at Notre-Dame Hospital in Hearst.

Fauchon, Lorraine
Daniel Cappon fonds
CA ON00370 F0282 · Fonds · 1942-1974

The fonds documents Daniel Cappon's administrative activities as professor at the University of Toronto; his research in psychiatry. The fonds consists minutes, correspondence and papers, studies, audio-visual materials.

Cappon, Daniel, 1921-
David Bakan fonds
CA ON00370 F0260 · Fonds · 1957, 1979

The fonds consists of typescripts for two of David Bakan's publications: the first title, 'Freud and the tradition of Jewish mysticism,' (1957) includes handwritten changes to the typescript in pencil and ink. The second title is a typescript copy of 'And they took themselves wives: the emergence of patriarchy in western civilization,' (1979). It has been copy-edited, showing/the editorial work of more than one hand, as well as handwritten additions to the text.

Bakan, David, 1921-
David Belrose fonds
Fonds · 1964 - 2015

Records relate to the lives and rights of LGBTQ+ people and people living with HIV/AIDS in Northwestern Ontario and in Canada more broadly. Records reflect the work of Belrose as an individual, and in conjunction with the AIDS Committee of Thunder Bay (ACT-B); Gays of Thunder Bay; Northern Pride; Out and About; and more.

Includes publications, especially Thunder Gay Magazine, reACT-Believe, and FrontLine; notes, minutes, and correspondence related to formal and informal activism; and news coverage and current events in a variety of media.

The collection includes physical textual materials, video and audio cassettes, digital text, and digital audio and video recordings.

Dr. Blakslee fonds
Fonds · 1915-1940

The fonds consists of Dr. Vanarsdale Blakslee's personal and medical business receipts between the years of 1915 and 1940. There are receipts for medical supplies, tax receipts, and personal receipts such as household bills and car repairs. Many of the medical supply invoices are for products shipped by mail from Toronto or Montreal. Some of these companies in Toronto include: J.F Hartz Co. Limited, Ingram & Bell, Ethical Drug Products Limited, and from Montreal Frank W. Horner Limited, Manufacturing Chemists. The majority of the receipts are from local businesses in Belleville and surrounding areas such as: F.W Jeffery Harware Merchant, Midland, Ontario, F.S Anderson Co. Genuine Scranton Coal, W.H Lattimer Druggist Belleville, Sprague the Cleaner, Greenleaf's Garage Machine Shop Foundry Electrical Contractors, R. Oliphant & Son Butchers, McLaughlin Motor Car Company, Quinte Bicycle Store, The Belleville Pharmacy, E.D Finkle Electrical Contractor, J.S McKeown The Prescription Druggist, Porter, Butler and Payne Barristers, Solicitors Notaries Public etc. The Belleville Vulcanizing Co. J.T Warren Chevrolet Garage, Ed. F. Dickens & Son Bakers and Confectioners, Smith Hardware, Chas J. Symons Gents Furnishings, Hats & Caps, A.B Liddle Tailoring, Cleaning, Pressing, Repairing and many more. There are also household bills from the Belleville Gas Department, Belleville Water Works Department, Bell Telephone, Hydro Electric Power Commission and tax receipts from various years.

Blakslee, Vanarsdale
Dr. Donald Henry Cowan fonds
CA ON00343 DHC · Fonds · 1940-2011, predominant 1985-2011

Fonds consists of correspondence, position papers, photographs and biographical files created or accumulated by Dr. Cowan during his professional and academic career, as a member of various committees and as a result of his interest in the history of medicine. Fonds includes correspondence and position papers relating to the Princess Margaret Hospital’s relocation and the merger between Toronto General Hospital and Toronto Western Hospital in the 1980s. Fonds also includes correspondence with Dr. O. Harold Warwick, biographical files on key players in the history of cancer care in Ontario including slides from talks given and copies of papers written, and photographs documenting the destruction of the Bell Wing and the construction of the Clinical Services Building at the Toronto General Hospital.

Fonds is arranged into 3 series:

1) Correspondence and position papers
2) Biographical files
3) Bell Wing and Clinical Services Building photographs

Cowan, Donald Henry
Dr. Edwin Seaborn fonds
CA ON00353 AFC 20 · Fonds · 1883 - 1951

The fonds consists of records relating to Edwin Seaborn's medical and military careers, research, and personal records. Included are ledgers, research notes, correspondence, programmes, invitations, scrapbooks, postcard collection, photographs, books, newspaper clippings; and copies of diaries, letters and reminiscences of various Middlesex County residents dating. The fonds consists of records created between 1883 - 1951.

Seaborn, Edwin
Dr. F. W. Luney fonds
CA ON00279 SJH-F01 · Fonds · 1907 - 1974

The Dr. F. W. Luney fonds consists of 14 series (and 2 subseries) of records chronicling his scholarly beginnings as a medical student at the University of Western Ontario, his appointment as Senior Pathologist at Victoria Hospital, and the extent of his professional career as Clinical Laboratory Chief at St. Joseph’s Hospital until his retirement in 1961. During his career, Dr. Luney would enlist in the Canadian Army Medical Services Division during WWI, establish a Clinical Pathology Laboratory at St. Joseph’s Hospital in 1928, conduct extensive research in blood transfusion techniques, direct the opening of the Blood Bank Department and St. Joseph’s Hospital in 1945, establish private consulting services for smaller hospitals in southern Ontario, and create the Dr. F. W. Luney Fund to raise funds for the Medical Library at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Records of note include: well-maintained, original photographs of Dr. Luney and fellow classmates posing with a cadaver; records created to document body parts and organs donated to Luney’s private “Museum”; personal notebooks outlining his medical training and professional experiences; a selection of diplomas and certificates; records of his $5,000 donation to the Medical Library at St. Joseph’s Hospital; photographs depicting the two-person multiple syringe apparatus he invented; notes from lectures and seminars that he gave on pathology and blood transfusion-related subjects; and a 60th anniversary portrait of Dr. F. W. Luney with his fellow 1914 graduates.

Luney, Frederick Winnett
Collection · 1904-1935

Collection contains day books documenting transactions for Dr. Homer Garfield McLay's medical practice in Aylmer, Ontario. Also includes a draft book, and one day book for Dr. H.G. McLay and McLay Miller.

McLay, Dr. Homer G.
Dr. O. Harold Warwick fonds
CA ON00343 OHW · Fonds · 2006-2008

Fonds consists of letters, cards and photographs documenting the relationship between Dr. O. Harold Warwick and former patient Archibald (Archie) Reid. In addition, fonds also includes two copies of an unpublished memoir by Mr. Reid entitled “Diary of an Illness” which recounts Mr. Reid’s experience of cancer. The second copy of this manuscript includes Dr. Warwick’s editorial comments. A photocopy of the case of A.R. as published in Tilden C. Everson and Warren H. Cole, Spontaneous Regression of Cancer (W. B. Saunders Company, 1966) is also included.

Warwick, Orlando Harold
Dr. Ralph A. Williams fonds
Item · 1910-1960

The fonds consists of records related to the medical career of Dr. Ralph A. Williams. They are arranged into the following series:

Series 1: Patient Prescription Payment Ledgers
Series 2: Cash Books and receipts
Series 3: Patient Call Book
Series 4: Correspondence
Dr. Ralph Arthur Williams
CA ON00353 AFC 203 · Fonds · 1798-1990, predominant 1856-1902

This fonds consists of letters, manuscripts, articles, poems, addresses, lectures, journals, reports, notes, reviews, invitations, photographs, posters, negatives, drawings, maps, receipts, crafts, electroplates, and other materials relating to Dr. Richard Maurice Bucke and his family. In addition there is substantial material related to his work as Superintendent of the London Asylum for the Insane and to his friends (especially Walt Whitman) and other studies.

Bucke, Richard Maurice
Dr. W.G. Bigelow fonds
CA ON00343 0094 · Fonds · 1932-1993

The Dr. W.G. Bigelow fonds consists of 21 series of textual records documenting the life and work of the pioneering Canadian heart surgeon, medical researcher, and co-developer of the cardiac pacemaker, Dr. Wilfred G. Bigelow:

0094-1 Appointment books
0094-2 Medical textbooks
0094-3 Case histories
0094-4 Medical conference programs
0094-5 Patient/surgery lists
0094-6 General patient files
0094-7 Correspondence
0094-8 Experimental and clinical research files
0094-9 Lectures and speeches
0094-10 Diagnoses and procedures
0094-11 Medical research grants-in-aid
0094-12 Professional Societies, Associations and Committees
0094-13 Toronto General Hospital files
0094-14 Medical insurance accounts
0094-15 University of Toronto files
0094-16 Medical journal publications
0094-17 Meetings
0094-18 Japanese publications on hypothermia research
0094-19 Travel files
0094-20 Medical office expenses
0094-21 Income tax returns

Collectively, the materials comprising this fonds illustrate virtually every aspect of Dr. Bigelow's personal and professional life as a surgeon and hospital division head, academic instructor and researcher, clinical investigator, author, lecturer, medical conference presenter and panellist, and member of numerous medical societies and medical/scientific committees.

In particular the fonds provides information about Dr. Bigelow's contributions to the advancement of cardiac surgery and the treatment of heart disease, especially his central accomplishments in contributing to the innovation and development of the surgical use of hypothermia in open-heart surgery and the electrical artificial cardiac pacemaker.

Bigelow, W. G. (Wilfred Gordon)
CA ON00159 P093 · Fonds · 1974-2000

Composé de procès-verbaux, rapports annuels, bulletins d'information du groupe de bénévoles, dossiers de presse et albums de photographies, ce fonds d'archives nous renseigne sur les différentes activités et réalisations de l'Auxiliaire de l'Hôpital Laurentien de Sudbury. Les documents témoignent de l'implication des bénévoles dans le milieu de la santé et ce, plus particulièrement à l'Hôpital Laurentien. Les activités internes du groupe et son rayonnement à l'intérieur du milieu de la santé, tant au niveau régional qu'au niveau provincial, sont aussi documentés. De plus, les documents du fonds d'archives des auxilaires bénévoles, nous renseignent sur la restructuration du milieu hospitalier de la région de Sudbury.

L'Auxiliaire de l'Hôpital Laurentien