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G.K. Chesterton Archival Collection

  • CA ON00389 C1
  • Collection
  • 1888-1978

The collection consists of manuscripts of many published works, illustrations from Chesterton's time at the Slade School of Art and later, correspondence with family and friends, and albums of press clippings. There are also microfiche copies of the papers of Chesterton's wife Frances (1875-1938), including her plays and poems. Additionally, the collection contains material added by Dorothy Collins after Chesterton's death.
In addition to the Chesterton papers on microfiche the G.K. Chesterton Archival Collection contains 10 original illustrations as well as one of Chesterton's sketchbooks. Most of the sketches date from his period at the Slade School of Art, but there are several from earlier.
The Papers of Monsignor John O'Connor (1870-1952) are also a part of the G.K. Chesterton Archival Collection. Monsignor O'Connor was the Catholic priest who became the model for Chesterton's character "Father Brown". In February 1903 O'Connor wrote to Chesterton, and the following year they formed an immediate bond of friendship which was to last more than thirty years. In 1921 O'Connor was present at Chesterton's reception into the Catholic Church. The papers of Monsignor O'Connor include a number of manuscripts of his poems and essays, Christmas greetings from the Chesterton's, personal letters, and newspaper clippings by and about Chesterton.

Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith)

[Collection of Canadian beer labels, 1860s to 1980s]

  • CA OTUTF T-10 00095
  • Collection
  • 1860-1980

Box 1. Ontario pt. 1 -- Box 2. Ontario pt. 2, Quebec, and the Maritime provinces -- Box 3. Western provinces -- Box 4. O'Keefe pt. 1 -- Box 5. O'Keefe pt. 2, the earliest labels in the collection and miscellaneous labels from different provinces that were added in 2012.

A detailed list of the breweries represented is attached to this record
A selection of samples from this collection have been digitized and are available on Flickr.

Items are organized in five boxes by geography and date, with items from the Carling O'Keefe Brewery separated.
The collection consists of specimens of printed and lithographed Canadian beer labels from a variety of breweries across the country. Lithographers include Barclay & Clark Co., Standard Litho Co., and Rolph Clark Stone Ltd.

Henri Nouwen Collection

  • CA ON00389 C3
  • Collection
  • 2000-present

The Henri Nouwen Collection is comprised of project files and collections of material assembled after Nouwen's death. These include original Nouwen documents such as letters, programs, photos and ephemera collected by those who knew Henri and documents assembled by the Henri Nouwen Society and other organizations charged with the preservation of Nouwen's legacy and remembrance.

[Collection of Christmas ephemera.]

  • CA OTUTF Ephemera box 00058
  • Collection
  • 1613-1987

A collection of 73 folders of Christmas card ephemera, originating principally from Canada; a few christmas cards are from Europe and Great Britain.

[Collection of railway ephemera.]

  • CA OTUTF Ephemera box 00066
  • Collection
  • 1864-1985

A collection of 19 folders holding ephemera from various Canadian railways companies.

[Collection of art and architectural photographs.]

  • CA OTUTF Ephemera box 00071
  • Collection
  • 1905-1981

A collection of 43 folders holding ephemera related to art and architecture, this including an item from the University of Toronto's Architecture Department. Other material originates from Spain, and France.

[Collection of taxation ephemera.]

  • CA OTUTF Ephemera box 00072
  • Collection
  • 1875-1993

A collection of 13 folders of taxation ephemera. Material originates principally from Canada. Remaining material originates from London, UK, and Philadelphia, PN.

[Collection of miscellaneous ephemera.]

  • CA OTUTF Ephemera box 00091
  • Collection
  • 1951-1985

A collection of ephemera related to Unidentified Flying Objects. Other ephemera relates to the subject of feminism.

[Collection of Canadian bookplates]

  • CA OTUTF duff 03951
  • Collection
  • 1600-1967

Binder 1 — A-B. - Binder 2 — C-D. - Binder 3 — E-G. - Binder 4 — H-L. - Binder 5 — M-O. - Binder 6 — P-S. - Binder 7 —T-Z.

Montcalm and Wolfe

  • CA OTUTF wolfe 00008
  • Collection
  • n.d.

2 volumes holding various collection of illustrated portraits, views, autographs, maps, and extracts.

[Book of German chromolithographed trade label samples]

  • CA OTUTF M-10 00323
  • Collection
  • n.d.

Collection of 558 chromolithographed trade labels intended for the Indian and Chinese market.
Many samples bear the names of the colours, places of manufacture, and names of local merchant companies in China and India including Carlowitz & Co. and Manilal Mooljee.
Probably produced by Paul Israel in Werra, Germany.
Samples are illustrated with Asian and Indian motifs, and include mythological and religious figures, including characters from Journey to the West

[Marshall McLuhan Library Collection]

  • CA OTUTF mcluhan
  • Collection
  • 1698-1984

Collection consists of approximately 6000 books, journals and pamphlets that comprise the working library of Herbert Marshall McLuhan. The library reflects McLuhan’s diverse personal and academic interests, from Catholicism to the environment, from communications theory to James Joyce. The collection also includes the many notes, bookmarks, items of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other documents laid into the books by McLuhan. These have been removed, indexed, and housed separately.

McLuhan, Marshall

The Scottish temperance reformer.

  • CA OTUTF Temperance box 00032
  • Collection
  • 1947-1957

51 pieces of ephemera related to the liquor industry in Glasgow, UK. Items from 'The Sottish Temperance Reformer' created by the Scottish Temperance Alliance.

Collection of Canadian menus 1853-1967

  • CA OTUTF T-10 00100
  • Collection
  • 1853-1967

Collection of Canadian menus, predominantly from Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal restaurants and Hotels. Includes regular and special event menus, menus from Canadian Pacific Rail and Canadian National Railways trains as well as various ships

[Collection of menus.]

  • CA OTUTF Ephemera box 00114
  • Collection
  • 1922-1992

A collection of 15 menus, principally from Canadian restaurants situated in Toronto, ON. One menu from Liverpool, NY. One other menu from Paris, France.

[Collection of bookmarks.]

  • CA OTUTF Ephemera box 00014
  • Collection
  • 1861-2015

A collection of 13 pieces of Canadian bookmark ephemera.

[Collection of ephemera related to Leonard Baskin and the Gehenna Press.]

  • CA OTUTF baskin ephemera box 1-4
  • Collection
  • 1951-2011

Baskin Ephemera contains ephemeral items printed at or related to The Gehenna Press or created by Baskin himself. Items include prospectuses,
stationery, price lists, keepsakes, and other items relating to the working life of The Press. Also included are items related to Baskin’s career as an artist,
items commissioned to The Press or to Baskin by private individuals and business entities, and items relating to the collecting activities of Ronald
Cohen. Baskin Ephemera is part of the larger Baskin Collection, which contains monographs, pamphlets, broadsides, and other items printed at the
Gehenna Press or The Eremite Press or otherwise affiliated with Leonard Baskin.

[Collection of British travel ephemera.]

  • CA OTUTF Fisher ephemera box 00002
  • Collection
  • 1787-1985

Contains maps, articles, clippings, and pictures of various areas in London, as well as their histories.

[Collection of travel guides.]

  • CA OTUTF guides pam 00010
  • Collection
  • 1920-1991

Contains guidebooks for various areas across the United Kingdom.

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