The fonds consists of manuscript and research material relating to Dr. Riley's primary research interests of Alfred Döblin, Elisabeth Langgässer, Frederick Philip Grove and Thomas Mann, as well as correspondence sent and received by Riley. This fonds contains the following series: Correspondence (1904-2002), Lecture Notes (1938-1997), Research Notes (1919-1996), Writings (1903-2002), Personal & University Business (1945-2003), and Sound Recordings ([ca. 1980]-2002).
The fonds consists of correspondence regarding his works and research, drafts of his writings, manuscripts of books and photographs. Includes papers of his mother, Flora Macdonald Denison, and his wives, Muriel (Goggin) Denison and Lisa (Andrews) Denison, as well as his father-in-law David James Goggin.
The fonds consists of correspondence and drafts of manuscripts. Includes correspondence with Earle Birney, Mazo de la Roche, Louis Dudek, Raymond Knister, Malcolm Lowry, Desmond Pacey, Seymour Mayne, Sir Charles G.D. Roberts and Miriam Waddington.
The fonds consists of family correspondence, subject files relating to the Kingston Conference of Artists, 1941, the Federation of Canadian Artists, 1941-1951, a family history by Dr. Biéler's father and mother, diaries covering the period 1860-1980, newspaper clippings, exhibition notices, a sketch book by his mother Blanche Biéler (ca. 1884-1886) and a copy of 'Nos Origines' written by André Biéler's parents; interviews, captured on video featuring André Biéler speaking with Peter Harcourt and Tom Evans.
The fonds consists of correspondence, research notes, drafts, and files of source materials relating to Legends of the South Sea. The fonds also contains binders of biographical and subject material, correspondence, indexes, drafts, newsclippings and photographs relating to The Life of Katherine Mansfield. Also included are two sound recordings: an interview with Alpers about the Mansfield material; and an interview conducted by Alpers, recorded July 17, 1970, with Richard Murray discussing the early years of his life and his recollection of persons and events involving Katherine Mansfield as well as recollections of Katherine herself. As part of the Mansfield Archive, are three microfilm reels of material, one of which holds the Mansfield letters held at the British Museum.
The fonds consists of correspondence, legal documents and printed material from 1800-1872, relating to politics in Upper Canada and the Upper Canada Rebellion. These records were predominantly created by Barnabus Bidwell and his son, Marshall Spring Bidwell. Also included is some correspondence to the decendants of Marshall Spring Bidwell, extending as far as 1942.
The fonds consists of correspondence with academic colleagues and publishing companies, files of writings (rough, draft and published), field notes, notebooks and legal records relating to the Canada Thermos trademark case.