The fonds consists of correspondence of both a polical and business nature, subject files, mining reports and records of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, press clippings, photographs and a large collection of maps. There is also extensive material regarding an arbitration case between Cementation Company (Canada) Limited and International Minerals and Chemical Corporation (Canada) Limited which includes correspondence, transcripts and evidence.
Fonds consists of a photograph of an oil painting of Wallace Havelock Robb, executed by Joan Levy-Earle, to replace the original lost in a fire; an autographed copy of her first published book of poetry, entitled "Welcome to My World", which includes a photograph of the author with the Robbs viewing the original portait; and an autographed volume of poetry, entitled, "Thursday's Dream" in which the author has visions of writing a biography of the "Abbé of Abbey Dawn".
Fonds consists of correspondence, research notes, manuscripts, and clippings related to Bill Fitsell's news columns that ran in the Kingston Whig-Standard, and interests in hockey history; the Cliff Bowering sous-fonds (1953-1980); subject files (1900-2000); scrapbooks (1951-1966); Whig-Standard (1838-2011); Kingston Sports (1898-); photographs ([ca. 1884]-2003); International Hockey Hall of Fame (1943-2012); hockey (-2014); writings (1969-2012); sound recordings (1973-2006); photographs of the historical plaque unveiling associated with Meagher House, Kingston, Ontario (1984).
The records start with the proceedings of the first town council in 1838 and are continually being acquired. Many of the early minute books are indexed. In addition there are separate volumes for committee reports between 1842 and 1898, and for bylaws between 1838 and 1907. The minute books and correspondence of the Finance and Accounts Committee are of interest. The story of the Fire Department between 1888 and 1936 is to be found in the records of the Committee on Fire and Light. There are scattered records for the Parks and Property Committees, fairly detailed records for the Board of Works between 1891 and 1936 and for the Board of Health around the same time. The correspondence of the City Clerk is complete from 1898 to 1938 and there are letter books from 1952 on as well as scattered letter books from 1852 to 1896. The records of the City Treasurer comprise an extensive collection of account books as do the records of the City Engineer.
Fonds consists of various records from the Farrell and Sutherland families. Includes the diary of Alexander Gray Farrell from his role in the survey of the Northwest Territories under the British government. Also includes photographs of the Chit-Chat club (Kingston), 1885, and 42nd regiment, 1898, as well as Queen's memorabilia from various QU grads. Also includes correspondence of John Farrell (Belfast Ireland) in the 1830s.
Fonds consists of receipts for fees to attend University of Queen's College, Kingston, Ontario; class attendance certificates; invitations to both Alexander, and his sister, Jennie, to attend the Annual Reunion of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Kingston, Ontario.