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Vosper collection

  • CA ON00239 F01893
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1880]-[ca. 1910]

The collection consists of pictures taken by an unknown photographer, or photographers, in Kingston and the surrounding area, around the turn of the twentieth century. The photos show local landmarks such as Kingston City Hall, Kingston homes, Kingston Mills, Martello Towers and Jones Falls. Also included are photographs of the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, men, horses and guns. Steam vessels such as the Rideau Queen, the Toronto and even pleasure sail boats, ice boats and quite a number of pictures of canoes and canoeists are included along with pictures taken at or near the Kingston Yacht Club. There are many pictures of as yet unidentified individuals in various poses including family scenes, picnics and fishermen. Another sizable lot of pictures were taken away from Kingston at various sites that have yet to be identified. One series were shot in what looks like a summer resort area and several others are of cities or a city yet to be identified.

Unknown

Kingston Picture collection

  • CA ON00239 F01411
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1860]-2009

The collection consists of photographs depicting buildings, street scenes, events, prominent persons, monuments, and transportation in Kingston.

Unknown

Latin Scrolls collection

  • CA ON00239 F00789
  • Collection
  • 1489-1593

The fonds consists of fourteen vellum Italian scrolls written in Latin, relating to wills, marriage settlements and disposal of monastery property.

Unknown

Royal Trip collection

  • CA ON00239 F00529
  • Collection
  • 1939

The collection consists of a scrapbook (Across Canada with King George V1 and Queen Elizabeth), which relates to the royal visit to Canada and the United States, May-June, 1939.

Unknown

Images of Timmins, Ontario

  • CA ON00239 F02465
  • Collection
  • 1912

The collection consists of postcards and photographs showing mines in Timmins and Porcupine, Ontario. The collection includes images of McEnany Mine B, McIntyre Mine, Hollinger Gold Mine, Dome Mine, South Porcupine and Main St. Timmins.

Unknown

Ontario Bank Building collection

  • CA ON00239 F02594
  • Collection
  • 1893-1907

The collection consists of two bank statement books, a number of signature cards, a bank ledger for June 1907 to October 1907 tallying deposits for a number of banks in the City of Kingston, as well as a "Borrowing Book", 1893-1903, detailling the rental of dinner and glass ware to a variety of citizens and organizations in the Kingston.

Unknown

Queen's University Miscellaneous Collection

  • CA ON00239 F01538
  • Collection
  • 1839-1984

Colection consists of material related to a wide gamut of Queen's activities and events including texts of addresses, notes related to coat of arms, crest, anniversaries, convocations, songs, student notes, class reunions, visitors, World War One and World War Two.

Unknown

Birds-Eye Views collection

  • CA ON00239 F02064
  • Collection
  • 1875-1903

The collection consists of non-photographic, panoramic maps of various Canadian cities and urban centres including Halifax, Lunenburg, Moncton, Montreal, Sherbrooke, Sorel, Brantford, Kingston, London, Ottawa, Port Arthur, Simcoe, St. Catharines, Tillsonburg, Toronto, Morris, Winnipeg, Victoria, and Yukon. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, major Canadian cities and urban centres followed a North American trend in having panoramic maps - more commonly called bird's-eye views - prepared. These non-photographic illustrations viewed cities from above at an oblique angle - a remarkable achievement in the days before aerial photography. They showed street patterns, major landscapes, and a variety of structures including churches, mansions, single dwellings, industrial plants, office blocks, retail and wholesale businesses, and government buildings.

Unknown

Queen's Buildings photograph collection

  • CA ON00239 F02607
  • Collection
  • [1964]

Collection consists of 73 photographs of Queen's buildings. The photographs were taken ca 1964 and are individually numbered beside each image. These numbers correspond to written description about each building (written description is enclosed in folder with the photographs). The written descriptions contain information regarding date of building, architect and cost.

Unknown

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