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Gilbert and Stewart Bagnani fonds

  • 94-016
  • Fonds
  • 1798-1919

This fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, family biographical information, notes and research for speeches, alderman election materials, accounts, land ownership documents, business records and newspaper clippings pertaining to the personal and political career of John Beverley Robinson. Also included in the fonds is research material of Mrs. Forsyth Grant, daughter of J.B. Robinson and President of the Women's Canadian Historical Society of Toronto.

Gilbert and Stewart Bagnani

William Chirpaw fonds.

  • 94-1004
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1920

This fonds consists of correspondence, invoices and receipts of William Chirpaw who ran a hotel and a lumber business at Victoria Road, Bexley Township in Victoria County.

William Chirpaw

Workmen's time books fonds

  • 89-1029
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1920

This fonds consists of five time books for men and material for boat and scow repairing at Lakefield, Ontario, and various places on the Trent Canal from 1889 to 1920.

Workmen's time books

Professor David Macmillan collection

  • 05-003 (revised)
  • Collection
  • 1680-1920

This collection is comprised of disparate documents collected by Professor David Macmillan. The scope of the papers is primarily North America, 1680 to 1920.

David Macmillan

Birdsall family fonds

  • 14-002
  • Fonds
  • 1827-1920

Fonds is comprised of 22 diaries authored by Richard Everett Birdsall (1837-1877), son of surveyor Richard Birdsall (1799-1852); Charlotte (“Lot”) Birdsall (1837-1933), [wife of Richard Everett Birdsall]; Francis (Frank) Birdsall (1838-1914), son of surveyor Richard Birdsall (1799-1852); and Richard (“Dick”) Everett Birdsall II ([1860]-1945), [only son of Frank Birdsall]. Also included is family correspondence (photocopies, originals, and transcriptions) dated 1819-1856; these items include original correspondence and militia lists related to the 1837-1838 Rebellion. The fonds also includes loose items from the diaries and two copies of attestation forms for the Seventh Provisional Battalion of Militia of Upper Canada.

Birdsall family

Leslie M. Frost and Cecil G. Frost fonds

  • 77-027
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1920

The fonds consists of 173 wartime and military letters written by Leslie M. and Cecil G. Frost while on active service during World War I to their parents in Orillia, Ontario. Also included are three letter from Mrs. Frost to Leslie, telegrams relating to wounds suffered by the brothers, and maps of the Passchendaele sector. Each item is accompanied by a typewritten memo by Leslie M. Frost, written in 1971, explaining certain references, or expanding on a point touched on in the letters. Both of the brothers comment on military life; politics in both Canada and Great Britain, including the 1917 Canadian conscription issue; their concerns of the welfare of people at home; and their plans, or lack thereof, for after the war.

Leslie M. Frost and Cecil G. Frost

Frederick Arthur Verner and C.J. Townsend letters fonds

  • 75-1017
  • Item
  • 1912-1920

This fonds consists of letters from F.A. Verner to C.J. Townsend relating to the disposition of his pictures and paintings. From the appearances in these papers, Verner's most-oft-painted subject was the Canadian bison.

Frederick Arthur Verner and C.J. Townsend

World War I photograph album

  • 83-1002
  • Item
  • [between 1910 and 1920]

This album contains photographs of Canadian soldiers from World War I, the monument to Edith Cavell and a Canadian troop train.

World War I

Sunset of Bon Echo fonds

  • 94-1000
  • Fonds
  • Mar. 1916-May 1920

This fonds consists of 6 volumes of "Sunset of Bon Echo" bound into one copy, as well as one additional copy unbound, which were published by Flora Macdonald Denison in honour of Walt Whitman.

Langford business fonds

  • 83-017
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1921

This fonds consists of 16 bound journals, day books and cash books pertaining to William Langford, a Peterborough builder. Also included is one folder of loose receipts and price estimates.

Langford business

Edwin Zimmerman Yerex fonds

  • 02-1000
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1921

Fonds consists of a diary (1910-1921) that belonged to Edwin Zimmerman Yerex of Little Britain, Ontario . The diary is a rich source of information on the people and events of Little Britain and the surrounding area. Place names such as Oakwood, Lindsay, Uxbridge, Port Perry, Sunderland, Omemee, Fingerboard , Valencia , Peniel, Peterborough , etc. are mentioned. People with surnames such as Archer, Ashton, Chapman, Trick, Yeo, Snelgrove, Hall, Drews, and many others, are referred to throughout, and death dates of family members and acquaintances, and circumstances surrounding the deaths are often recorded. Yerex has entered his daily activities, such as excursions to "the lake", fishing trips, and trips to the Canadian National Exhibition, and often mentions the church, gardening, hockey, politics, i.e. Sam Hughes' political meetings, the weather, and musical performances and fairs in the area. He has also recorded world events such as the sinking of the Titanic (April 1912); a cyclone in Regina (July 1, 1912); war between Turkey and Montenegro, Serbia, Greece and Bulgaria (October, 1912) . Also mentions the Halifax explosion (December 1917); the Easter Uprising in Ireland (April 1916); the defeat of the Hearst government in 1919 and the win by the United Farmers of Ontario, the influenza and small pox epidemics, and news relating to WWI. By 1919, it seems that part of the Yerex home was being used as a hospital, nursing home and local surgery. Dr. Hall of Little Britain attended patients there and a staff including Ettie tended to them. Several pages at the end of the diary are comprised of jokes, puzzles, and poems.

Edwin Zimmerman Yerex

Keystone View Company fonds

  • 80-007
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1921

The fonds consists of 100 black and white stereoscopic views entitled "World War Through the Stereograph" Volumes 1 and 2. Each stereograph is numbered and has on the reverse a descriptive text.

Keystone View Company

Millbrook lacrosse team and Millbrook cenotaph fonds

  • 91-1030
  • Fonds
  • 1881; 1921

This fonds consists of a dedication program for the cenotaph honouring the heroes of the Great War (World War I) in Millbrook on June 23, 1921. There is also a photograph of the Millbrook Lacrosse Team of 1881 who were the Champions of Central Ontario. The photograph has a list of names affixed to the back of it.

Millbrook lacrosse team and Millbrook cenotaph

Sir Samuel Hughes fonds

  • 83-1014
  • Fonds
  • 1900; 26 Aug. 1921

This fonds consists of one black and white photograph of the funeral parade of General Sir Sam Hughes taken on Friday August 26, 1921. It also consists of one black and white photograph of a reception and speech of Col. Sam Hughes at Lindsay, Ontario, on his return from the Boer War, on October 3, 1900.

Samuel Hughes

R.D. Lloyd fonds

  • 97-1023
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1922

This fonds consists of three items: a 12-page pamphlet entitled "Astronomy" by Professor C.A. Chant of the University of Toronto for use by Tuxis boys; a newspaper clipping from "The Globe" dated June 1, 1922, entitled "Spring Stars: Hydra, the Water Snake"; two photocopied pages from R.D. Lloyd's father's Tuxis Manual with the name L. Lloyd, date 1921, and the roster of the "Cree Tribe" at camp along with the "Cree yell".

R.D. Lloyd

Seth Soper Smith fonds

  • 76-041
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1922

The fonds consists of three volumes detailing cases handled by Smith plus his accounts. The docket book contains details of estates administration including those of H.H. Burnham and Mary Tuer, railway right-of-way and various other cases from 1911 to 1918, and it includes an index. There is also a cash book and an account book from 1917 to 1922.

Seth Soper Smith

Masonic Hall installation banquet programme

  • 89-1054
  • Item
  • 1923

This item is a programme used by the Royal Arthur Lodge for an installation banquet at the Masonic Hall in Peterborough in 1923.

Masonic Hall

Loyal Orange Lodge fonds

  • 73-1002
  • Item
  • 1877-1923

The fonds consists of the following three items: 1. an undated broadside with lines on Scott and Hackett who were murdered and the Right to Walk, an anonymous poem on the 1870 Riel Rebellion; 2. a broadside dated July 12, 1877, with poems on the Montreal Riots (of the same date) with the Murder and Funeral of the late Thos. Lett Hackett, by Ulster True Blue and; 3. a certificate of degree, dated March 26, 1923, of Norman Killenbeck, L.O.L. Peterborough #3.

Loyal Orange Lodge

University of Toronto. Hart House dedication program

  • 91-1029
  • Fonds
  • 11 Nov. 1919; 5 June 1924

This fonds consists of a dedication program of Hart House at the University of Toronto on 11 November 1919. There is also a souvenir folder regarding the dedication of the Soldier's Tower with a colour etching of the Tower from 5 June 1924.

University of Toronto. Hart House

T.D. Johnston scrapbook

  • 75-1002
  • Item
  • 1923-1924

This item is a scrapbook of clippings compiled by T. Eversfield (27 Paton Road), on Ontario politics; the United Farmers of Ontario government, hydro, agriculture, public accounts, labor, elections and other items. There is a brief subject index at the beginning of the scrapbook.

T.D. Johnston

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