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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 editorial records Series 4: Lectures and publication files Series 5: Scrapbooks and journals Series 6: Personal files and, Series 7: Graphic materials (photographs and slides).

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 correspondence sent by Sir Kenneth Clark to his secretary, Margaret Brown, 1941-1951.

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 Experience", [ca. 1988]; and paper titled "Why Reasons Can't Be Causes", [198-?].

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) Material relating to Charles G. D. Roberts; and, 5) Material relating to Duncan Campbell Scott.

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 photograph, [1907?].

Besly family

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 from the British Columbia Legislative Assembly (1880, 1883, 1885, and 1899); photographs; a map of the Western Section of the Dominion of Canada Telegraph and Signal Service (No. 4); and other material.

Gisborne, Frederic Newton

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

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 the records focus on the professional aspects of his life. The final series consists of a finding aid compiled by the donor, John Ide, Ran Ide's son and contains anecdotes and detailed explanations of all of the records at the item level. There is also a series of writings from Ran Ide's Before and After: Recollections which he wrote for his family in 1996 and several writings of memories written by John Ide.

The fonds is organized into the following series: Series 1: "The Early Years, the Pickering Years and PACI Days [and the beginnings of ETV] Records from 1919-1969"; Series 2: [Educational Television, the OECA and the Establishment of TVOntario] "Records from 1970-1975"; Series 3: [OECA, CRAB, Honorary Degrees and the Club of Rome] "Records from 1976-1979"; Series 4: [The Club of Rome, CVCC, CRAB and consulting] "Records from 1980-1983"; Series 5: [The CBC and the Club of Rome] "Records from 1984-1989"; Series 6: ['The Transparent Blackboard', The Club of Rome and Final Years] "Records from 1990-1996, 1997-2014"; and Series 7: Ran Ide Papers [Catalogue and Recollections].

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 Ojibwa Indians; (notes for) sermons and other professional material; diaries (1829), journals, photographs and other personal material; miniature portraits of Peter Jones and Eliza Field (by Matilda Jones); material about Jones including leaflets and clippings; and other material including petitions from Natives (1826–1844). Materials relating to Eliza Jones (née Field) include correspondence, primarily with members of her family; personal material including notes on sermons, 20 diaries/notebooks (1823–1883) and photographs; and other material. Also included in the collection are materials relating to John Sunday, including a photograph, a clipping, the record of his ordination as a minister and a bible.

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 alumnus records, 1915–1994; family records, 1904; records relating to finances, [192–?]–1994; social activism and religion, 1913-1994; records relating to art and artists, 1928-1994; records relating to travel, 1901–1994; records relating to Sky Works documentary, 1994–2005; photographs, 1910–1989; and, memorabilia and ephemera, 1920–1994.

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 hymnbook, professional records, a diary of Evans’ missionary expedition in the lake Huron and Lake Superior region in 1838, a sketchbook containing pencil sketches and poems, photographs and other material. It also includes correspondence of his parents, and copies of records from the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives held at the Provincial Archives of Manitoba in Winnipeg, and microfilm copies of records from the papers of Rev. James Evans held at the University of Western Ontario in London.

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 records pertaining to her personal life and family activities.

Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Material relating to Augusta Stowe-Gullen; Series 2: Material relating to Frederick Cecil Gullen; Series 3: Material relating to Agnes Gullen.

Stowe-Gullen, Ann Augusta

Mario Pratesi fonds

  • CA ON00399 69
  • Fonds
  • 1835-1971, predominant 1870-1920

Fonds consists of the following series: Correspondence; Records relating to literary works; Photographs; and Family records.

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) Material about Helena Coleman 6) Other material 7) Material relating to G.B. Lancaster and 8) Material relating to Elsie Pomeroy.

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) Personal files 4) Publications and art work by Helen Frye and 5) Various printed files.

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 arranged in seven series. See finding aid for details.

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 as the Wellington and Ontario Co-operations of the Disciples of Christ, as well as the local Church of Christ in Guelph. Although there is a focus on Ontario churches and on the Hillcrest Church in Toronto, there is also extensive correspondence with local church historians in the Maritimes and Western Canada.

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 diploma's, his thesis, essays, (lecture) notes, and offprints and manuscripts of articles. Personal files include photographs, memorabilia, a diary, and correspondence between Pelham Edgar and Charles G.D. Roberts (potentially purchased by Bell). The fonds also includes personal material, including articles about Bell, correspondence about a portrait of Bell, a memorial address and obituary.

The fonds also contains the catalogue of his book collection, and lists of books.

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: Records relating to writing,1925-2003 Series 2: Diaries/journals, 1920-1991 Series 3: Correspondence, 1907-2008 Series 4: Records relating to family and various activities, 1882-2008.

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 theses, photographs and memorabilia. The fonds is arranged in seven series; see finding aid for details.

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 (annotated) poems, short stories and articles; personal material including photographs; artistic material by Pickthall including paintings and drawings; and, other material.

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 Campbell (1895-1905); (annotated) articles; (annotated) copies of A Bibliography of Canadian Fiction, Exercises in German Composition, The German Drama of the Nineteenth Century, and other publications; lecture notes; personal and other material.

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 the gift of James’s library to Victoria University Library (1898). The fonds also contains a letter from Wilfred P. Mustard, an author and James's colleague.

James, Charles Canniff

Lawrence Johnstone 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 the publication of the book series "Fur Traders of the North".

Burpee, Lawrence Johnstone

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 daughter, Claire Pratt (1933–1959); correspondence with family members, including brothers James Charles Spurgeon [Jim] and Calvert Coates [Cal] Pratt; and birthday cards and telegrams

Previously recorded but missing: 2 outgoing letters to Peggy Brown, dated 1951 (originals with photocopies); 1 incoming letter from C.A. Chant. dated 1940 (photocopy); 1 incoming letter from James Reaney, dated 1954 (photocopy); various letters from Brother Conrad

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 University Library, 1962-1963; and to Philip Gibbons, 1945-1959, re Grant’s paintings and other matters. Also includes personal letters and postcards regarding travel and other activities, and relationships and other topics, written by Grant to Simon Watney, 1969-1977; three letters to Grant with sketches by him on the verso, 1905, 1906, 1940; photographs, including Grant as a young man and Charleston home; a letter by Grant and two to him; a note and a ticket signed by Grant; notes and other material re Grant paintings and models; a postcard sent by Virginia Woolf with a clipping pasted on, 1929.

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) Audio-visual records; 6) Publications by Northrop Frye; 7) Files about Northrop Frye; 8) Artifacts; 9) Miscellaneous printed files; 10) Files relating to the estate of Northrop Frye; and 11) Collected Northrop Frye records.

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 Club of Toronto, the Empire Club of Canada, and the Victoria College Reunion, etc. Also contains articles written by and about him, and reports on assignments that he was on.

Fonds also includes letters of condolence to his wife Ruth after Kenneth's death in 1952 and letters of condolence addressed to Floyd S. Chalmers, the Executive Vice-President of Maclean Hunter Publishing Company, who was the boss of Kenneth R. Wilson. Contains obituaries, published tributes and the tribute given at his memorial service. Also includes records related to his estate.

Fonds contains several photographs of Kenneth R. Wilson, including a formal portrait by Yousuf Karsh. There is also a short documentary film about Wilson's life and a scrapbook assembled by him that covers his early school days until his work in England on the Canadian War effort (http://pratt116.vicu.utoronto.ca/RS/?r=10061).

The fonds also contains a scrapbook assembled by Kenneth R. Wilson's daughter, Nora Ruth Wilson. This scrapbook mainly consists of images cut out of magazines and newspapers as well as articles related to the end of the war (WWII).

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 finding aid for details.

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, reports, contracts, publicity material and photographs.

Fonds consists of the following series: Series 1: Records relating to performances, 1923-1976; Series 2: Scripts, 1926-1974; Series 3: Professional records, 1940-1976; Series 4: Writings, 1940-1979; Series 5: Correspondence, 1927-1978; Series 6: Personal records, 1915-1977; Series 7: Photographs, 1923-1976; and Series 8: Memorabilia and publicity, 1896-1971.

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 to Europe and various regions in Canada (1926-1981), several short stories, personal files, work files, photographs documenting her personal life, and an item produced in 1990 which incorporates extracts from a much earlier diary.

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 (1933-1980); and documents and drawings pertaining to her travels and sketching trips (1939-1975) to Europe, the United States, Mexico, and Québec.

Housser, Yvonne McKague

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, and other military/tourist subjects.

Bull, Harold

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 also includes letters from friends, some of whom were also in the military.

Bell, Richard lloyd

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, copies of My Star Predominant, White Narcissus and several short stories, essays and reviews; photographs and drawings; and other material.

Knister, Raymond

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

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, predominant 1967-2009; Series 3: Published literary articles, 1959-1994; Series 4: Book reviews, 1962-1986.

Rosenbaum, Stanford Patrick

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 1975 and 2003. Materials related to the films Fiddler on the Roof, …And Justice for All, A Soldier’s Story, Moonstruck, The Hurricane, The Statement and others undertaken by Jewison are held in this collection.

Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Films directed by Norman Jewison, 1966–2003; Series 2: Television productions, 1994–2001; Series 3: Shooting scripts, 1981–2003; Series 4: Films produced by Norman Jewison, 1966–1994; Series 5: Film projects not undertaken, 1971–2002; Series 6: Professional activities, tributes and honours, 1968–2007; Series 7: Correspondence/subject files, 1962–2007; Series 8: Canadian Film Centre, 1987–2004; Series 9: Autobiography, 1953–2005; Series 10: Photographs and posters, [1926?]–[2003]; and, Series 11: Memorabilia and publicity material, [194–?]–2007.

Jewison, Norman

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 comprehensive collection of Hogarth Press machine printed books to 1946 (the year Leonard Woolf and the Press joined Chatto &Windus) and contains many rarities and all the significant texts. Included are many variant bindings, first editions, subsequent isues and editions, presentation copies, proofs copies, limited editions and signed limited editions. A substantial number of ephemeral publications, press catalogues, announcements and notices enhance the research utility of the collection. (Records for each item can be found in the University of Toronto Library Catalogue.)

Fonds consists of a letter to Clive Bell, 1926; a letter to Stephen [Spender], [1939?]; and a letter to Lillian Turner, 1936.

Woolf, Virginia

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 French and Canadian authors, poets and playwrights to Rièse for editing; records relating to Rièse’s activities as a member of the Advisory Board of the Northrop Frye Centre; correspondence and other material relating to Gerard Mourge; diaries; manuscripts; photographs; videocassettes for a Television Française Ontario (TFO) production entitled Mini-portrait pour le lancement de la foundation; notebooks, agenda books and engagement calendars; notes for speeches and conferences; research files; teaching files; travel journals; and drawings and prints that she collected.

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 Wollstonecraft, which she completed in the mid 1930s. The three photographs show Margaret Gairns with her lifelong friend Marjorie Mann (nee Diehl) VIC3T1, and Marjorie's daughter Susan, whom Margaret considered like her own child.

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: personal correspondence 1935–1977, which also includes the correspondence of family members, predominantly his father and wife; manuscripts and other records relating to writing and publishing, 1946–1991, including attempts at posthumous publication by his widow; and memorabilia and obituaries, 1930–1964.

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 the Po Valley (1932); (annotated) lectures; notes, addresses and memorials; photographs; material about Robson including 2 essays by Rhena Kendrick; and an in memoriam.

Robson, Donald Oakley

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