Fonds consists of correspondence, articles, diaries, subject files, news clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, manuscript notes, notebooks, cartoons, watercolours, and medals. Adam Shortt's involvement with Queen's University, his work as Chairman of the Civil Service Commission, his work as first Chairman of the Board of Historical Publications of the Public Archives, his active career as a public speaker, and his creative output are all reflected in the papers. There is also a large series of autographs that Shortt collected over the course of his life.
The fonds consists of three articles (one typscript, two published) titled "The Bryophyte Colletion of the Fowler Herbarium," "Aquatic Macrophytes in the Bay of Quinte, 1972-1982," and "Root Iron Plaques and Metal Uptake by Wetland Plants."
Fonds consists of correspondence, diaries, general remark book, H.M.S. Algerine, China Station, 1899; minute and letter book of Commander in Chief, East Indies, 1909 Mar. 3, lectures at Royal Naval College, Greenwich, and papers written by Slade for Submission to the First Lord.
Letters, pictures and article by J.D. McLennan concerning the donation to Queen's Museum in March 1898 of the quern belonging to the McQuaig family of Glengarry county. The history of these particular querns dates back to early days in Scotland, c.1700.
Holograph book of notes on genealogical research regarding the Gelinas family in Quebec; news clipping of article on the graves of those executed for their part in the 1837 Rebellion in Lower Canada. Tracings of documents interleaved in research notebook.