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David Pulver fonds

  • CA ON00239 F2971
  • Fonds
  • [198-?]-[189-?]

The collection is comprised of raw footage, as well as several final productions of films in which Pulver was involved in some capacity. The majority of the material pertains to a documentary about cruise missiles and disarmament but other topics include the Dandelion community (an intentional community/commune) located near Kingston, Ontario, aquafitness, and Kingston Artists' workshops.

Pulver, David

Manuscript of a royal decision

  • CA ON00239 F00929
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1568]

Manuscript written in Spanish regarding a royal decision made by King of Spain Philip II.

King of Spain Philip ll

John Lang fonds

  • CA ON00239 F00778
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1657]-1659

Sermons. Note on inside cover indicates John Layng or John Lang as possible author.

Lang, John?

William Clarke fonds

  • CA ON00239 F01552
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1640]-1665

The fonds consists of microfilmed manuscripts that deal principally with the Army, Parliament and military affairs in Scotland from 1640-1665. The fonds has been arranged into four series; letters and papers relating to the Army and Army matters in Scotland; letters and papers dealing with the Army, its relationship with Parliament and military proceedings, including the Putney, Reading and Whitehall debates; letter-books, abstracts of orders, warrants and passes and other material dealing with the Army in Scotland and General Monck as Commander-in-Chief; and miscellaneous items, including unbound documents and volumes containing papers relating closely to, though not of, William Clarke.

Clarke, Sir William

Simeon Doudiet fonds

  • CA ON00239 F02638
  • Fonds
  • 1680-1692

This fonds consists of two travel documents for Simeon Doudiet of the Principality of Neuchâtel, a region which is now part of Switzerland. The documents attest to the good character and birth of Doudiet as he is travelling from one district to another. One document still maintains partial seal remnant.

Doudiet, Simeon

Armenian New Testament

  • CA ON00239 F00571
  • Fonds
  • 1702

Bible, New Testament. Ancient Armenian holograph written at Zeitoom in the province of Germanicia in Asia, at the Church of St. John and the Holy Virgin. Written by the hand of the priest, Harabed, in 1702.

Priest Harabed

Forster and Dyce Eighteenth-Century Manuscripts collection

  • CA ON00239 F01321
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1735]-1762

The "Eighteenth-Century Manuscripts" collection provides a wealth of source material on a range of major writers. John Forster owned the largest collection of Samuel Richardson manuscripts in existence. Forty-seven poems, including odes, sonnets, dramatic prologues and epilogues are included, along with the major archive of his correspondence. Eight-hundred and fifty letters are reproduced, many relating to his work on the major novels "Pamela," "Clarissa" and "Sir Charles Grandison." A vast collection of literary manuscripts, letters and papers of Jonathan Swift are also included in Part Two. Among them is Swift's private diary, that dates from 1727, many personal accounts, correspondence, verses, riddles, a problematic first edition of "Gulliver's Travels" with manuscript alterations that may be autograph and the Dublin Inquisition's Commission of Lunacy on Swift of 1742. Manuscripts of Samuel Johnson include the proof sheets of his "Lives of the English Poets," along with varied correspondence. Correspondence of major authors of the period include that of Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Mrs. (Elizabeth) Inchbald, Robert Burns, Edmund Burke, William Cowper, Horace Walpole and David Hume. Some early letters of William Wordsworth date from 1797 and there is a large volume of verse by James Thomson.

Richardson, Samuel

Jeffrey Amherst fonds

  • CA ON00239 F00536
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1750]-1763

The fonds consists of official papers and correspondence.

Amherst, Jeffrey, 1st Baron

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