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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

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

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

Earle Toppings fonds

  • CA ON00399 63
  • Fonds
  • 1946-2019

Fonds contains records related to Earle Toppings' professional career as an editor, producer, news caster and educator and includes correspondence with artists and writers, radio scripts, proofs, transcripts of interviews, notebooks and audiovisual material.

Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Typescripts, proofs and other records; Series 2: Correspondence with Canadian Writers; and Series 3: Records relating to "Canadian Writers on Tape", "Canadian Poets on Tape" and "Nightfall".

Toppings, Earle

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

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

Albert Frank Moritz fonds

  • CA ON00399 49
  • Fonds
  • 1935-2018

The A.F. Moritz fonds contains records relating to his education, teaching, translation and editing work, journalism and other employment, and, predominantly, his work as a poet.

Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Education, [195-?]-2002; Series 2: Teaching, 1985-2017; Series 3: Poetry manuscripts, essays and related records 1970-2017; Series 4: Correspondence, 1973-2017; Series 5: Poetry Readings, 1975-2017; Series 6: Periodicals containing material by or about A.F. Moritz, 1969-2017; Series 7: Editing and Watershed Books, 1979-2017; Series 8: Anthologies containing A.F. Moritz poems, 1976-2015; Series 9: Literary related activities, 1973-2017; Series 10: Translation projects, 1973-2016; Series 11: Personal material, 1935-2017; and Series 12: Employment, 1969-2001.

Moritz, Albert Frank

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

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

Quentin Bell fonds

  • CA ON00399 64
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1991

Fonds consists of letters, postcards and an invitation from Bell to Simon Watney, 1972-1991, regarding publishing, finances, artistic matters and other topics. Also includes two letters from Anne Olivier Bell to Watney.

Bell, Quentin

G. E. Bentley fonds

  • CA ON00399 54
  • Fonds
  • 1954–2017, predominant 1974–2017

Fonds contains records that reflect G.E. Bentley Jr.’s career and interests as a professor, a William Blake scholar, and a collector of Blake’s work. It consists of the following series: subject/correspondence files, 1954–2017; research material, 1963–2016; records relating to writings, 1956–2016; and ephemera relating to William Blake, 1955–2011.

Bentley, Gerald Eades

Michael Bedard fonds

  • CA ON00399 78
  • Fonds
  • 1978 - 2009

Fonds consists of records relating to Michael Bedard's career as an author, including his research and drafts, correspondence with publishers and illustrators, reviews, and awards, 1978-2009. It is arranged by work: Woodsege and Other Tales (published 1979), Pipe and Pearls (published 1980), A Darker Magic (published 1987), The Lightning Bolt (published 1989), Redwork (published 1990), The Tinder Box (published 1990), The Nightingale (published 1991), Emily (published 1992), Painted Devil (published 1994), The Divide (published 1997), Glass Town (published 1997), The Clay Ladies (published 1999), The Wolf of Gubbio (published 2000), Stained Glass (published 2001), The Painted Wall and Other Strange Tales (published 2003), William Blake: The Gates of Paradise (published 2006), and Published Texts.

Bedard, Michael

J. Howard Woolmer fonds

  • CA ON00399 55
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1986

Fonds consists of correspondence, catalogues, research and production material, photographs and other records relating predominantly to the revised edition of A Checklist of the Hogarth Press 1917-1946 (1986) compiled by J. Howard Woolmer, and including material regarding the first edition (published 1976).

Woolmer, James Howard

Cameron Tolton fonds

  • CA ON00399 76
  • Fonds
  • 1960-2001

Fonds consists of correspondence, primarily incoming, 1960-2001; teaching records, including course outlines/descriptions, lecture/research notes, essay topics, transparencies, bibliographies, exam questions, research material, and term papers for French literature and film courses, 1972-2001; records, including photographs, research/biographical material, correspondence, printed publicity material and clippings relating to the Norman Jewison Lecture Series, which featured acclaimed American film directors introduced by Professor Tolton, 1983-1989.

Tolton, Cameron

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

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

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

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

John Bemrose fonds

  • CA ON00399 77
  • Fonds
  • 2002 - 2009

Fonds consists of records relating to John Bemrose's first novel, The Island Walkers, 2003, including chapter drafts, correspondence with publishers, reviews, and awards, 2002-2009.

Bemrose, John

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

International Virginia Woolf Society fonds

  • CA ON00399 51
  • Fonds
  • 1960-2019, predominant 1971-2005

Fonds consists of records related to the establishment and operation of the Virginia Woolf Society.

Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Correspondence; Series 2: Administrative Records; Series 3: Records relating to Virginia Woolf Miscellany; Series 4: Articles and news clippings; Series 5: Photographs; and Series 6: Audiovisual Records.

The International Virginia Woolf Society

Alice Boissonneau fonds

  • CA ON00399 60
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940]-2003

Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: notebooks, [ca. 1940]-2001 Series 2: manuscripts and other records, [ca. 1940]-2003.

Boissonneau, Alice

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

Jane Millgate fonds

  • CA ON00399 42
  • Fonds
  • 1976-2002

The Jane Millgate fonds contains records pertaining to her academic career and spans the years 1976 through 2002. It primarily includes correspondence, drafts, typescripts, research materials, reports and other records relating to her work on the novelist and poet, Sir Walter Scott.

Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels, 1976-2000; Series 2: Siege of Malta, 1976-2001; Series 3: Sir Walter Scott's Magnum Opus, [ca.1977]-1987; Series 4: Royal Society of Canada, 1977-1991; Series 5: Walter Scott; the Making of the Novelist, [ca. 1984]-1987; Series 6: Scott's Last Edition: a Study in Publishing History, 1986; Series 7: Toronto Centre for the Book, 1994-2002; Series 8: Macaulay, 1973; Series 9: Millgate Union Catalogue of Walter Scott Correspondence, [ca. 1995]-[ca. 2002].

Millgate, Jane

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

Ronald Bates fonds

  • CA ON00399 1
  • Fonds
  • 1953–1979

The fonds consists of: typescripts of the poetry collections "The Wandering World", [ca. 1959] and "Changes", 1968; manuscripts of articles about Northrop Frye and related correspondence, 1968-1978; and a notebook, various manuscripts and published poems and articles, 1953-1979.

Bates, Ronald Gordon Nudell

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

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

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

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

F. David Hoeniger fonds

  • CA ON00399 48
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1997

The fonds consists of manuscripts, correspondence, notes, research material and other records relating to publications and intended publications, 1957-1992, including Types of Shakespearean Romance with interpretations of Cymbeline, The Winter's Tale and The Tempest, Pericles, and Medicine and Shakespeare in the English Renaissance; manuscripts, notes, announcements, correspondence and other records relating to lectures and papers given at conferences and seminars, 1964-1997; correspondence, course notes and outlines, research material and other records relating to other academic work, 1951-1980; and photographs of illustrations used in essay in Science and the Arts in the Renaissance.

Hoeniger, Frederick Julius David

Clive Bell fonds

  • CA ON00399 73
  • Fonds
  • [1940?]

Fonds consists of manuscript of address titled “Modern British Art”, [1940?] (Accession #2011.03)

Bell, Clive

Jennie Huie fonds

  • CA ON00399 28
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1971, 1995

The fonds consists of records that reflect Jennie Huie’s career as a scholar and her research on Anne Thackeray Ritchie.

The fonds is comprised of the following series: Correspondence, 1956–1971; Records relating to research, 1956–1971; Records relating to writings, 1961-1995, predominant 1961–1964; and Graphic material and memorabilia, 1961–1965.

Huie, Jennie

Janis Rapoport fonds

  • CA ON00399 37
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2000

The fonds consists of Janis Rapoport’s records pertaining to her activities as a writer, editor and educator, and to her personal life. The fonds includes correspondence, professional files, legal records, publications, manuscripts, and personal files including photographs and sound recordings. Douglas Donegani material is also included.

The fonds consists of the following series: Series 1: Ethos Cultural Development Foundation records; Series 2: Neighbourhood journalist files; Series 3: Writer-in-Residence; Series 4: Teaching files; Series 5: Manuscript files; and, Series 6: Personal records.

Rapoport, Janis

Anne Tait fonds

  • CA ON00399 70
  • Fonds
  • 1959–2009, predominant 2001–2007

The fonds is comprised of Anne Tait's records pertaining to her career in writing, producing and broadcasting, and includes correspondence, manuscripts, legal and financial records, casting lists, shooting schedules, reports, publicity material and photographs.

Fonds consists of the following series: Records relating to casting direction, 1959–2003; Records relating to Yeats in Love, 1960–2004; and Records relating to “Iron Road”, 1998–2009.

Tait, Anne

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

Millar MacLure fonds

  • CA ON00399 27
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1990

Fonds consists mostly of correspondence and other material relating to MacLure's career as a scholar and teacher of English literature. The first series of general material includes copies of curriculum vitae, lists of his publications, texts of addresses, review articles, and notes on Dickens. Several autobiographical essays, scripts, and pen drawings in the same series are more personal in nature. The second and largest series consists of correspondence, most of which involves professional concerns. The general correspondence files, however, do contain personal items. The third series includes offprints of MacLure's published articles and reviews, as well as reviews of his books by other authors. Series four consists of research notes on the Paul's Cross sermons and preachers, and series five of notes on George Chapman and "Renaissance psychology".

MacLure, Millar

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

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

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

Sandra Campbell fonds

  • CA ON00399 75
  • Fonds
  • 1977-1982

Fonds consists of records relating to research done for a doctoral dissertation on Dr. Pelham Edgar including: correspondence, 1977–1978; research/subject files consisting primarily of photocopies of articles, as well as notes and correspondence, 1977–1979; and photocopies of Pelham Edgar’s writing, including articles, essays, obituaries and reviews, 1880s–1940s.

Campbell, Sandra

A.E. Coleman fonds

  • CA ON00399 6
  • Fonds
  • [19-?]-[before 1934]

The fonds consists of Albert E. Coleman’s records pertaining to his activities as a writer. It includes (annotated) copies of his stories.

Coleman, Albert Evander

Catharine Carrington fonds

  • CA ON00399 61
  • Fonds
  • 1970-2000

Fonds consists of letters, 1970-2000, written by Catharine Carrington to her friend Maryse Shaw, who was a bookseller in London, England. The correspondence covers a wide variety of subjects, including local and family news, cultural interests, social events, as well as persons once involved in the Bloomsbury Group; it also includes photocopies of photographs of the Carrington family, their farm, and friends, including Maryse Shaw.

Carrington, Catharine

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

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