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Robert Lloyd Hunter collection. 1999 additions
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- Textual record
- Cartographic material
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- Hunter, Robert Lloyd
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30 cm of textual records
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Name of creator
Robert Lloyd Hunter was born August 19, 1914 to Cecil Hunter and Josephine Sipprel. He went to Ridley College in St. Catharines, Ontario. He received a Bachelor of Commerce and Law Certificate from the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall. From 1939 to 1942 he served as Lieutenant of the 7th Toronto Reserve Regiment and from 1942 to 1945 he served as Captain with the 26th Field Regiment. In 1944 he married Hope Hazen Mackay and they had three daughters. In 1947 he was called to the Bar in Ontario and from 1947 to 1950 he served as a solicitor with the firm of Fraser & Beatty in Toronto. Subsequently, he was Vice-President and Director of Pitfield, Mackay, Ross investment dealers. He was an avid collector of Canadiana (Taken from: Who's Who in Canada. Volume 73). Robert Hunter died in 1986.
This collection was collected by and in the custody of Robert Lloyd Hunter before it was donated to Trent University Archives.
Scope and content
This collection consists of printed Acts of the Government of Canada; guides and pamphlets of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Grand Trunk Railway; and early maps, plans, and promotional brochures of locations throughout Canada.
Some of the items are very fragile. Handle with care.
Immediate source of acquisition
This collection was donated by Robert Lloyd Hunter.
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Associated material located at Library and Archives Canada and at Archives of Ontario.
This collection is an addition to 87-001.
Some maps located in the Map Cabinet - Drawer 11.
The Migration of Voyageurs from Drummond Island to Penetanguishene in 1828, A.C. Osborne, 1901
From Landmark's, prints: a) first parliament buildings, b) Jordon's Post House & Shop, J.R. Robertson, Toronto
Map of Toronto for visitors, c1900, published by Williamson, drawn by S.R.G. Penson
Chewett's Plan of the City of Toronto, 1866
Early Schools of Toronto, by Ernest J. Hathaway, reprint pamphlet, 1926
Memorandum (booklet) about Toronto Harbour including plans and documents past and present, Public Works, Ottawa, 1881
Tourist map of St. John, New Brunswick, c1930?
Pilots of Wolfe's Expedition, 1759, a paper by Hon. William Renwick Riddell, F.R.S.C. 1927
Map of Lower Canada including part of New Brunswick to assist in establishing border with state of Maine, 1802
Souvenir booklet of Quebec, Lake St. John and the Saguenay River, 1904
The New Fur Trade, reprint of 1788 article describing earliest voyages to northwest coast of North America, White Knight Press, 1941
Promotional pamphlet of Regina, Saskatchewan, 
British Columbia information booklet for intending settlers, 1887
Bank of Upper Canada cheque book, partly used by W. Graham, 1834 and blank Dominion Bank cheque, 19--
An act regulating licensing of public houses and form of warrant for Constable's use, 3rd session of 1st parliament of Upper Canada, 1794
An act amending the act to regulate licensing of public houses, 5th session of 1st parliament of Upper Canada, 1796
An act to increase revenue by improving efficiency of treasurer's activities, 1st session of 2nd parliament of Upper Canada, 1797
An act for the better representation of Commons in Parliament of Upper Canada, passed March 16, 1808
An act to change the constitution of the Legislative Council, 1856
Report on Georgian Bay and Lake Ontario Ship Canal, 1864
Contract between Government of Canada and C.P.R., 1882
Canadian Railway and Steamboat Guide, 1858
Reports and documents re location of line of C.P.R. and a western terminal harbour, Sandford Fleming, 1878
C.P.R. promotional pamphlet about Manitoba including settlers' testimonials, 1886
C.P.R. time table with notes, transcontinental, 1888
C.P.R.: General Hewson's criticisms of the existing routes and the subsequent reassessments, n.d. 
C.P.R.: promotional pamphlet, "Montreal, The Canadian Metropolis and its Picturesque Environments", 1900, includes excellent picture of pre-fire Ottawa Parliament buildings
C.P.R.: 1902 edition of above pamphlet (folder 27)
C.P.R.: promotional pamphlet for miners, prospectors and settlers to British Columbia, 1901
Grand Trunk Railway: 1857 booklet of statements, reports and accounts
(Statistics of Railways of Canada, 1876) "Statistiques: Chemins de fer et revenu de l'interieur, Canada, 1876," including detailed map of eastern provinces
Messages from the President of the United States regarding boundary matters with Canada, 1838, 1840 and 1841
Promotional folder: Alaska Commercial Co's Steamship Lines to St. Michael and Yukon River, 1898
Fourteenth annual report of the Thunder Bay Historical Society; papers of 1923
The Hakluyt Society: list of publications in print, 1975/76
Plan of the town of Sault Ste. Marie, 1888
Dawson's map of Montreal and vicinity, 1881
Map of Canada by L.J. Hebert, 1838/39, complete in four parts: Upper Canada, East, Central and West, and Lower Canada
Champlain & St. Lawrence Railroad, engraved sheet of merchant script in several denominations, 1837
The Quebec Gazette: Laws & Statutes, 1791
Canada Company. (Printed, circular) "Lands in Canada West." (London) Marchant Singer & Co., 1852, 4p.
Maps Cabinet - Drawer 11
Map 1. Abbott, William: Map of the Dominion Canada, showing the new western districts of Manitoba and far west..., London, Maclure and Macdonald, n.d., c1890?
Map 2. Map of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land Company: A map of the Company's Tract of Land in the Province of New Brunswick, published by J. Cross, London, 1834