The fonds consists of correspondence regarding personal and business matters, drafts of articles, books and poems. Correspondents include John Masefield, Lorne Pierce, Edwin John Pratt, Sir Charles G.D. Roberts and Duncan Campbell Scott. It also includes records from Queen's University Department of English [1925-1947].
The fonds consists of both textual and microfilmed material relating to Baron John Buchan's personal life and career as Governor General of Canada The textual material includes correspondence, speeches (general and political), writings (published and unpublished), subject files, scrapbooks, press clippings, and photographs. The microfilmed material includes correspondence with Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936-1940, and one letter from Roosevelt to Lady Tweedsmuir, 1941 Apr. 16 and the original manuscript for "Sick Heart River" which is housed in Special Collections, Queen's University Library.
The fonds consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, news clippings, transcripts of local diaries, and alphabetical family and genealogical files. These genealogical files, which relate mainly to Bay of Quinte and Loyalist families, contain correspondence, research from printed sources, newspaper clippings and some photographs. Also included is a set of ordnance survey maps of Kingston and area dated 1869.
The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, writings, subject files, tape recordings, notebooks, photographs, and diaries. There is considerable correspondence with well-known writers and artists as well as with many publishing houses and periodicals.
Items are photograph copies of a scroll and address on the occasion of the laying of the cornerstone for the Parliament buildings in Ottawa by the Prince of Wales. Also includes a letter from the Deputy Minister of Public Works to Adam Shortt.
The fonds consists of letters to Christine Webber from her brother Karl in Cologne, Germany during the Weimar Republic discussing inflation, as well as a copy of her birth certificate and a police clearance to find work. Also includes three souvenir photos of Ernest Webber in Daytona Beach, and a photo of Ernest in the patternmaking shop at Dominion Engineering Company.