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Kathleen Coburn fonds

  • CA ON00399 35
  • Fonds
  • [186-]-1991

The fonds consists of records pertaining to Kathleen Coburn’s career as an academic and to her personal life. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: General correspondence Series 2: Subject correspondence Series 3: Research and edit...

Coburn, Kathleen

Kenneth Mackenzie Clark fonds

  • CA ON00399 78
  • Fonds
  • [192-]-[195-]

The fonds consists of correspondence received by Sir Kenneth and Lady Jane Clark, [192-]-[195-], from Helen Anrep, Clive Bell, Margery Fry and Roger Fry, as well as other material relating to Roger Fry, and a letter sent to Margery Fry; and corres...

Clark, Kenneth Mackenzie

The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge fonds

  • Fonds
  • [194-?]-1990

Fonds consists of records relating to Lectures 1818-1819 on the History of Philosophy, 1983-1985; records relating to Marginalia, [194-?]-1983; and records relating to Shorter Works and Fragments, 1968-1990.

The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Gwendolyn Grant fonds

  • CA ON00399 53
  • Fonds
  • [194-?]-2002

Fonds consists of poem collections, 1987-2002, notes and other writings, and printed material, 1952-2002, and photographs of Gwen Grant and others.

Grant, Gwendolyn Margaret

Donald B. Smith fonds

  • CA ON00399 80
  • Fonds
  • [197-?]-2019

Fonds consists of research and other records relating to Smith's publications on the history of Aboriginal Canada, in particular Sacred Feathers and Mississauga Portraits. See the finding aid for details.

Smith, Donald B.

Peter H. Hess fonds

  • CA ON00399 31
  • Fonds
  • [198-?]-[ca. 1988]

Fonds consists of reports made for the Canadian Federation for the Humanities Aid to Publications Programme regarding Hess's manuscript "Thought and Experience" and letter from Hess in response, 1986; manuscript of "Thought and...

Hess, Peter Hans

Pelham Edgar fonds

  • CA ON00399 9
  • Fonds
  • 1768-1969

Based on the existing arrangement of the material, the fonds consists of the following series: 1) Material relating to Pelham Edgar; 2) Material relating to J. D. Edgar and Matilda Ridout Edgar; 3) Material relating to Audrey Alexandra Brown; 4) M...

Edgar, Oscar Pelham

Besly Family fonds

  • CA ON00399 59
  • Fonds
  • 1797–[1907?]

Fonds consists of sermon regarding death of Maria Besly, 1797; correspondence to John Besly, 1820–1865; commonplace book kept by members of the family, [184–?]; correspondence relating to the Boer War by Barton Hope Besly, 1899–1900, and photograp...

Besly family

Mildred Claire Pratt fonds

  • CA ON00399 22
  • Fonds
  • [18--]-1996

The fonds consists of records associated with Claire Pratt’s career as writer and artist, in addition to family records. Fonds is is arranged in four series.; see finding aid for details.

Pratt, Mildred Claire

Frederic Newton Gisborne fonds

  • CA ON00399 13
  • Fonds
  • [18--] - 1990

The fonds consists of records pertaining to Gisborne's activities as an engineer. it includes a letter copybook (1856-1861); a notebook (1855-1856); a journal (1851); material about Gisborne including notes by Mrs. Starr and Sessional Papers ...

Gisborne, Frederic Newton

Ran Ide fonds

  • CA ON00399 84
  • Fonds
  • 1806-2015

Fonds consists of 6 series that follow the chronological dates of the records and illustrate the progression of Ran Ide's professional career. Other than the first series, which covers Ran Ide's family and early years, the majority of t...

Ide, Thomas Ranald

Peter Jones fonds

  • CA ON00399 17
  • Fonds
  • 1807 – 1902

The fonds consists of Peter Jones’s records pertaining to his activities as a minister, author and translator, and to his personal life. Records include correspondence; autobiographical material; hymns in translation (1877); histories of the Ojibw...

Jones, Peter

Mary Rowell Jackman fonds

  • CA ON00399 29
  • Fonds
  • 1824–1994

Mary Rowell Jackman was a graduate of Victoria University (B.A. 1925) who was a prominent philanthropist, social activist and patron of the arts. The fonds consists of records in the following ten series: correspondence, 1824–1994; student and alu...

Rowell Jackman, Mary Coyne

James Evans fonds

  • CA ON00399 10
  • Fonds
  • 1828–1988, predominant 1828–1846

The fonds consists of records pertaining to James Evans’s activities as a minister and author, and to his personal life. The fonds includes correspondence, literary manuscripts including printed syllabics and copies of Evans’ Cree syllabic hymnboo...

Evans, James

Augusta Stowe-Gullen fonds

  • CA ON00399 26
  • Fonds
  • 1830 – 1989

The fonds consists of Augusta Stowe-Gullen’s records pertaining to her activities as a medical doctor and a suffragette, and to her personal life; of Frederick Cecil Gullen’s records pertaining to his family’s history; and of Agnes Gullen's r...

Stowe-Gullen, Ann Augusta

Mario Pratesi fonds

  • CA ON00399 69
  • Fonds
  • 1835-1945, predominant 1870-1920

Fonds consists of the following series: correspondence, 1854-1921; notebooks/diaries/commonplace books, [ca. 1860]-[ca. 1919]; photographs, 1861-[ca. 1926], and family records, 1835-1945.

Pratesi, Mario

Helena Coleman fonds

  • CA ON00399 8
  • Fonds
  • 1855 – 1967

The fonds consists of Helena Coleman’s records pertaining to her activities as a poet and writer, and to her personal life. The fonds consists of the following series: 1) Correspondence 2) Literary files 3) Professional files 4) Personal files 5) ...

Coleman, Helena Jane

Helen Kemp Frye fonds

  • CA ON00399 12
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1984, predominant 1923-1984

The fonds consists of Helen Kemp Frye’s records pertaining to her activities as an educator, editor and artist, and to her personal life. The fonds is comprised of the following series: 1) Correspondence files 2) Literature/Art/Activities files 3)...

Frye, Helen Kemp

Arthur P. Coleman fonds

  • CA ON00399 7
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1945

The fonds consists of A.P. Coleman’s records pertaining to his activities as a geologist and to his personal life and includes correspondence, literary files, postcards, maps, paintings and other professional and personal files. The fonds is arran...

Coleman, Arthur Philemon

Reuben Butchart fonds

  • CA ON00399 52
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1954

Fonds consists of published and unpublished material about the history of the Disciples in Canada, authored or gathered by Reuben Butchart in the course of his research and writing. The material includes some official records of organizations such...

Butchart, Reuben

Andrew James Bell fonds

  • CA ON00399 2
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1976, predominant 1874-1936

The fonds consists of Bell's records pertaining to his activities as an academic, book collector and to his personal life. The fonds includes correspondence, academic and professional records, including Bell's university degrees and dipl...

Bell, Andrew James

Grace Irwin fonds

  • CA ON00399 33
  • Fonds
  • 1882-2008, predominant 1951-2001

Fonds consists of four series: records relating to writing,1925-2003; diaries/journals, 1920-1991 ; correspondence, 1907-2008; and records relating to family and various activities, 1882-2008 Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: R...

Irwin, Grace

Edwin John Pratt fonds

  • CA ON00399 20
  • Fonds
  • [1882?] - 2000

The fonds consists of E.J. Pratt’s records pertaining to his activities as a teacher, minister and poet. It contains manuscripts and published works by E.J. Pratt, as well as notebooks, drafts of poems, lecture notes, letters, critical works and t...

Pratt, Edwin Dove John

Alfred Henry Reynar fonds

  • CA ON00399 23
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1900

The fonds consists of A.H. Reynar’s records pertaining to his activities as an academic and to his personal life. The fonds includes correspondence; an essay on Tennyson’s In Memoriam; 2 articles by Reynar; and a student register.

Reynar, Alfred Henry

Marjorie Pickthall fonds

  • CA ON00399 19
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1969

The fonds consists of Marjorie Pickthall’s records pertaining to her activities as a poet and writer. The fonds includes: correspondence, including correspondence with Helena Coleman (1908-22), and Pelham Edgar (1903-04); manuscripts including (an...

Pickthall, Marjorie Lowry Christie

Lewis Emerson Horning fonds

  • CA ON00399 15
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1918

The fonds consists of Horning’s records pertaining to his activities as an academic. The fonds includes correspondence relating to A Bibliography of Canadian Fiction (1897-1904); correspondence with Lawrence J. Burpee (1900-04) and with Wilfred Ca...

Horning, Lewis Emerson

Charles Canniff James fonds

  • CA ON00399 16
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1913

The fonds contains James’s records pertaining to his academic career. It includes literary material including material relating to A Bibliography of Canadian Poetry; (annotated) essays on Tennyson; articles and reports; and an acknowledgement of t...

James, Charles Canniff

Lawrence Johnston Burpee fonds

  • CA ON00399 4
  • Fonds
  • 1900-[1947?]

The fonds consists of 52 letters, 1 annotated article (An Unconscious Humourist) by Lawrence Burpee, and 1 article about Lawrence Burpee by Pelham Edgar. The majority of the letters were written by Burpee to the Arthur H. Clark Company and concern...

Burpee, Lawrence Johnston

Correspondence

This series includes correspondence, including: correspondence with colleagues and friends, such as Pelham Edgar, Edward Killoran Brown, Martha Eugenie Perry, and Desmond Pacey; correspondence with his wife, Viola Pratt (1924-1955), and his daught...

Pratt, Edwin Dove John

Duncan Grant fonds

  • CA ON00399 68
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1977, predominant 1945-1977

Fonds consists of correspondence regarding the authorship of the poems in “Euphrosyne”: to Lady Aberconway from Duncan Grant, 1962; between Lady Aberconway and the British Museum, 1962-1963; and between Lady Aberconway’s Secretary and Cambridge Un...

Grant, Duncan

Northrop Frye fonds

  • CA ON00399 11
  • Fonds
  • 1906-2001

Fonds consists of records associated with Frye's academic career in addition to some personal records. The fonds is comprised of the following series: 1) Correspondence files; 2) Literary files; 3) Personal files; 4) Professional files; 5) Au...

Frye, Herman Northrop

John Webster Grant fonds

  • CA ON00399 14
  • Fonds
  • 1907–2005, predominant 1948-2002

The fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Correspondence/subject files; Series 2: Writing; Series 3: Research and teaching; and, Series 4: Personal.

Grant, John Webster

Kenneth Ramsay Wilson fonds

  • CA ON00399 87
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1989, 2000

Fonds consists of speeches and addresses given by Kenneth R. Wilson at events and symposiums including the Citizen's Forum, World Trade Forum and the National Forum (broadcast on CBC), and to groups including the Rotary Club, the Canadian Clu...

Wilson, Kenneth Ramsay

Viola Leone Whitney Pratt fonds

  • CA ON00399 21
  • Fonds
  • [1910?]-1984

The fonds consists of records associated with Viola Whitney Pratt's career as a teacher and writer, her work in various non-for-profit organizations, E.J. Pratt's writings, and her personal life. The fonds is arranged in five series; see...

Pratt, Viola Whitney

Raymond Massey fonds

  • CA ON00399 81
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1977, predominant 1923-1966

The fonds consists of records related to Raymond Massey's career as an actor, as well as records related to his personal life. The fonds includes correspondence, scripts, legal records, manuscripts, drafts and notes related to speeches, repor...

Massey, Raymond

Ethel Mary Granger Bennett fonds

  • CA ON00399 32
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1990

The fonds consists of records pertaining to Granger’s activities as a writer and to her personal life. It includes drafts and notes of fictionalized stories about the lives of girls and women in early French Canada, travel diaries of trips mostly ...

Bennett, Ethel Mary Granger

Yvonne McKague Housser fonds

  • CA ON00399 40
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1993

Fonds consists of Yvonne Housser's journals and correspondence (1931-1980), including correspondence with her husband Frederick Housser (1931-37), and Arthur Lismer (1937) and notes on Theosophy (1953-1980); lectures, book reviews and stories...

Housser, Yvonne McKague

Richard Lloyd Bell fonds

  • CA ON00399 82
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1919

The fonds consists primarily of outgoing and incoming correspondence, 1917-1919, of Richard Lloyd Bell, who served in the Canadian Army in England during that time. The correspondence is predominantly with his parents, brothers and sister, but als...

Bell, Richard lloyd

Harold Bull fonds

  • CA ON00399 83
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1920

Fonds consists of two letters written to Harold Bull when he was serving in the First Canadian Tank Battalion during World War I; printed material; and photographs primarily taken in Britain of Harold Bull, tanks, his fellow soldiers, their camp, ...

Bull, Harold

Bliss Carman fonds

  • CA ON00399 5
  • Fonds
  • [1921?]-1928

The fonds consists of Bliss Carman’s records pertaining to his activities as a poet and to his personal life. The fonds includes correspondence with Madelaine Galbraith, poems, photographs, and other material.

Carman, William Bliss

Raymond Knister fonds

  • CA ON00399 18
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1949, predominant 1924-1931

The fonds consists of Raymond Knister’s records pertaining to his activities as an editor, writer and poet, and to his personal life. The fonds includes correspondence, (annotated) manuscripts including a poem mounted on a drawing by Myrtle Gamble...

Knister, Raymond

Stanford Patrick Rosenbaum fonds

  • CA ON00399 30
  • Fonds
  • 1923, 1953–2011, predominant 1967-2009

The fonds reflects S.P. Rosenbaum's career as an academic and published author.Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Correspondence, 1923, 1957-1998; Series 2: Records relating to literary and lecture activities, 1953-2011, pr...

Rosenbaum, Stanford Patrick

Virginia Woolf fonds

  • CA ON00399 65
  • Fonds
  • 1926, 1936, [1939?]

The collection of more than 3000 items contains all the books hand-printed by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press in London (1917–1932). (The hand-printed works include many variant issues and bindings). It is also a nearly comprehensi...

Woolf, Virginia

Norman Jewison fonds

  • CA ON00399 56
  • Fonds
  • 1926-2007, predominant 1979-2003

The archive of celebrated Canadian film director-producer Norman Jewison contains photographs and publicity materials, papers and correspondence, shooting scripts and schedules primarily for films directed or produced by Jewison between the years ...

Jewison, Norman

R.C. Trevelyan fonds

  • CA ON00399 67
  • Fonds
  • 1927

Fonds consists of twelve letters written to Mrs. Rosebery concerning writing, travel, friends, social activities and other matters.

Trevelyan, Robert Calverley

Laure Rièse fonds

  • CA ON00399 34
  • Fonds
  • 1928 – 1994

The fonds consists of Laure Rièse’s records pertaining to her activities as an academic and to her personal life. The fonds includes certificates; awards; contracts; correspondence with friends and with Canadian authors; manuscripts submitted by F...

Rièse, Laure Eva

Margaret S. Gairns fonds

  • CA ON00399 CA ON00399 86
  • Fonds
  • 1929-2005

Fonds consists of four small travel journals belonging to Margaret Gairns that describe several of her trips to Britain in the summers of 1936, 1938 and 1954. The fonds also contains a copy of her MA thesis from Victoria College on Mary Wollstonec...

Gairns, Margaret Susie

John Norman Harris fonds

  • CA ON00399 72
  • Fonds
  • 1930–1991, predominant 1937–1964

Fonds consists of records relating to John Norman Harris’s experiences in England, primarily his time in the Royal Air Force; his internment in a German stalag, and then his writing efforts back in Canada. The records consist of three series: pers...

Harris, John Norman

Jay Macpherson fonds

  • CA ON00399 79
  • Fonds
  • 1931 - 2012, predominant 1950-2005

The fonds consists of Jay Macpherson's records relating to her poetry, academic career, and personal life.

Macpherson, Jean Jay

Donald Oakley Robson fonds

  • CA ON00399 24
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1965

The fonds consists of Donald Oakley Robson’s records pertaining to his academic career and to his personal life. The fonds includes correspondence with academics and editors; articles and reviews; an (annotated) copy of his thesis, the Samnites in...

Robson, Donald Oakley

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