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Shortt-Haydon collection

  • CA ON00239 F01424
  • Collection
  • 1731-1930

Collection consists of prints and photographs depicting people, places and events (primarily Canadian and British).

Collection of Post Office Inspectors reports

  • CA ON00239 F01437
  • Collection
  • 1874-1902

Consists of reports from Divisional Inspectors and best reflects the development of the post office service as a mirror of the settlement of Canada. The reports frequently contain useful descriptions of communities requesting new postal services. Included are maps and site plans for housing postal facilities, petitions, biographical information about persons recommended for or seeking postmastership positions, patronage correspondence, recommendations or suggestions for names or name changes or for a change of site and notices of post office closings. The reports are numbered and are in chronological order. The records for the years 1875-1902 are the residue of original dossiers that have not survived. Only correspondence for the years 1875-1902 has been microfilmed. The early `reports' can be applications to establish post offices, copies of correspondence received from community representatives, P.O.D memorandums and the like. Later reports were filed by the Inspectors and include inspection forms, one or two main files per post office, along with related correspondence, memorandums, etc. The original register to the reports for the years 1875-1902 has not survived.

Canada. Post Office

Dorothy Geiger collection

  • CA ON00239 F01565
  • Collection
  • 1783

Ontario's first township: John Collins' survey of October 27, 1783, of a six mile square township in the Province of Quebec near the ancient Fort Frontenac, now part of the City and Township of Kingston, Ontario; plan showing Collins' survey.

Geiger, Dorothy

William Henry Hawke collection

  • CA ON00239 F01579
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1920]-1930

Material relating to Lynnwood Farnam. Includes list of his recitals at the Church of the Holy Communion, New York City, 1920-1930; Farnam's notebooks, correspondence relating to Farnam and a biography sketch of Farnam.

William Henry Hawke

H.F. Norman collection

  • CA ON00239 F01620
  • Collection
  • 1948

Correspondence includes letters from General H.D.G. Crerar, the Secretary to King George VI, Norman Robertson, W.L. Mackenzie King, the Assistant Secretary to the Governor-General, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ian A. Mackenzie, James Forestall, Field Marshall Montgomery of Alamein, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Norman, H.F

B.C. Patry collection

  • CA ON00239 F01622
  • Collection
  • 1839-1843

Letters to H. Smith, Warden of Kingston Penitentiary, 1839-1843.

B.C Patry

Albert Schwenger collection

  • CA ON00239 F01636
  • Collection
  • 1788-1967

The portion of Albert Schwenger's collection housed at Queen's University Archives is divided into two manuscript series. The first series consists of documents related to the Milne and MacKay families. The papers originate with Captain William Milne who settled in Ancaster where his daughter Anna Maria married into the MacKay family in the 1820's. His correspondence comments of trade conditions, relations in the native community after the Treaty of Greenville and European wars. Of particular note is a letter of introduction for Captain Milne written in Turkish from 1799. The second series consists of unrelated historical documents primarily from the Niagara area, but includes one British document.

Schwenger, Albert

Kingston scrapbooks collection

  • CA ON00239 F01638
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1904]-1910

Scrapbook contains clippings and photographs of many Canadian scenes(including Kingston), well-known individuals and miscellaneous subjects.


Ontario Cemetery Recordings collection

  • CA ON00239 F01677
  • Collection
  • 1973-[ca. 1989]

The collection consists of the records of 3,427 Ontario cemeteries collected by the Ontario Genealogical Society throughout the province. In addition 22 Quebec cemeteries and three American cemeteries (one from New Jersey, New York and the State of Washington) are represented in the collection.The cemetery records collection consists of transcriptions from individual cemetery records or tombstones. These have been arranged alphabetically by country, and within, by township and then cemetery name. This collection includes cemetery recordings for the following: Leeds County; Prince Edward County; Grenville County; Dundas County; Carleton County; Kent County; Ontario County; Russell County; Glengarry County; Thunder Bay; Plymton Township; Adjala Township; Murray, Northumberland County and Dack Township.

Ontario cemetery

Clugston collection

  • CA ON00239 F01699
  • Collection
  • [187-?]-1915

Collection consists of architectural and construction drawings of Kingston buildings designed by local architects including Power and Son, Robert Gage, William Newlands, Jr., and Arthur Ellis.

Clugston, Thomas A.

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