Collection of issues of various Canadian, American and British periodicals; newspaper clippings (mounted in scrapbooks and loose), plus commemorative pamphlets and other souvenirs. Also includes one manuscript journal by Norah McMurray, and a small number of stamps and original photographs. All material is related to the British royal family ca. 20th century.
A collection of approximately 2000 “literatura de cordel” chapbooks, or “folhetos de cordel”, from 1934 to 2017. Most of the chapbooks are printed in the Northeastern provinces of Brazil; including imprints the Tipografia São Francisco (Juazeiro do Norte, Ceará), and the Tipografia Pontes (Guarabira, Paraíba), along with those of several independent poet-publishers, such as the Rodolfo Coelho Cavalcante (Salvador, Bahia), the José Francisco Borges (Bezerros, Pernambuco), and Franklin Maxado Nordestino (São Paulo). Also includes a series of woodcut illustrations printed onto broadsides from the artist Enéias Tavares dos Santos.
Fonds consists of personal correspondence, 1878-1933; correspondence re death, 1933-1934; correspondence re biography; diaries, 1876-1892; addresses, prayers, sermons, notes, and articles; clippings; and drafts of biography by Roberta Irwin.
The first accession (1901-1906) of this collection consists of papyri from the Fayûm, Hibeh, and Oxyrinchus, Egypt. It includes fragments from classical authors (some with textual interest); legal documents (including marriage contracts, land transfers, tax receipts, a will, various contracts); miscellaneous accounts and receipts; and personal letters. Many are very fragmentary and mutilated. The second accession of Graeco-Roman documents (2004) is largely undescribed. Those papyri housed in glass have been photographed and may be viewed at the 3rd link below.
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.
20 unnumbered leaves, with 16 additional items laid-in. Contents of a scrapbook and photo album (disbound) compiled by Sergeant Norman L. Smith during World War II. Includes copies of letters, telegrams, and postcards sent home, newspaper clippings, Christmas and Mother's Day cards issued by the Army, hand-drawn maps, photographs of the soldiers in Smith's division and the areas in which they were stationed, French and German currency, printed maps annotated by Smith, and German-language leaflets dropped by American forces to instruct enemy soldiers on the process of surrendering.
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
Fonds consists of published articles, 1898–1934, and typescripts, [n.d.], written by Dr. Frederic Newton Gisborne Starr on medical subjects; photographs. Also consists of a scrapbook (compiled by unknown) with photographic portraits of Dr. Starr and his wife, a copy of the testimonial to Dr. Starr upon his retirement in 1933, tributes to him by friends and students after his death, copies of invitations he received to events at Buckingham Palace, newspaper clippings and articles.
Fonds consists of manuscripts, notes, outlines, bibliographies, research material and other records for Emmanuel College course regarding missions, 1932-1941 (Box 1); and manuscript of "The expansion of Christianity: a history of missions," [193-?] (Box 2).
Fonds consists of financial record book of Middle House, 1954–1975; a minute book, 1952–1960; a collection of reminiscences by a resident from 1952–1954, an address to the members, 1996; and miscellaneous records from the 2000s.
This volume, assembled by Dawson Turner for his projected biography of General Wolfe, is principally comprised of material extracted from the Henrietta Wolfe papers at Squerryes, from later Warde papers, and other material.
Consists of records accumulated by the Locke-Anthes-Lambe-Wallace family through several generations, including letters to and from the administration of Trinity College regarding Theodore Sheldon Locke. Also included are photographs of theatrical events at the Queen Street campus of Trinity College, class photographs, and a Micklethwaite photograph of Old Trinity. Dance cards, receipts and invoices, College publications, and alumni material are also included.
A collection of 70 manuscripts and 101 printed texts acquired by Alexander W. Macdonald. Subject categories include religious ritual and practice, philosophy, history, biography, folklore, medicine, astrology, gesar, language and literature. Title list with descriptions of each item compiled by Karma Phuntsho. Title supplied by this library.
A collection of 111 original art sketches (3 ink and 108 watercolour) of British landscape scenes by Arthur John Randle Ford made on envelopes that were mailed to his son Norman Renwick Randle Ford in Canada. The majority of sketches date from 1908 to 1916. Two date from 1921.
A collection of 365 separate items with particular focus on concrete poetry and alternative publishing practices taking place in England in the 1960s and 1970s, but with international leanings. Presents the practice of Concrete Poetry as an international movement in which borders are blurred, including those between countries; between languages; and between the entites known as the author, the publisher, and the reader. Related movements such as Mail Art and Fluxus are represented. Shows a close relationship between writing and the physicality of published material through the exploration of alternative publishing practices that utilize a variety of printing and binding techniques. This materiality of the book provides a spectrum that stretches from Independent Publishing Alternatives to Fine Press Publishing through the use of offet printing, letterpress, Xerox, Mimeo, and printing by hand; binding techniques used include anything from stapled chapbooks to loose leaflets in plastic bags or custom folders, or single sheets or cards with no binding at all.
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.
Files relating to Middle East, international, and religious studies, especially at the University of Toronto, the Canadian Federation for the Humanities, the Canada Council, and Trinity College. Documents include academic and administrative papers.