This fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, financial records, photos and newspaper clippings relating to the Chown Hardware Firm. There is only one folder from the 1864-1870 period. The majority of this collection deals with the business in the 1950s, and 60s. This record reflects the growth and operation of a local Kingston business.
Letters to two unidentified persons. It appears that one at least is to James Gow, Windsor. In it McLachan tells of family matters, books he has read and the support spiritualism has given him through talks with his dead son, John.
Fonds consists of a Letterbook containing holograph copies of letters to his parents and his brother, describing life in Canada after Robert Craig's emigration from Scotland. There are also several letters back to his parents, from well-meaning parties, describing the tragic death, by drowning, of their son.
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).
Fonds consists of a copy of "Robert Drummond: A Pioneer of the Rideau Waterway," a biographical article of Drummond, a lock builder on Rideau, and a shipbuilder in Kingston; and a copy of "125 Years of Physics at Queen's University, 1842-1967".