The fonds consists of correspondence, legal records, scrapbooks and photographs. These papers illustrate mainly Dr. Morse's editorship of the Canadian Bar Review. There are a few personal papers: financial records and scrapbooks.
The fonds consists of the records created and held by the Synod of the Presbyterian Church in Canada in Connection with the Church of Scotland. It includes correspondence; memoranda; addresses to the King or Queen, Lieutenant-Governor of Governor-General; synod rolls; legal documents; memorials; overtures; petitions, including the 10 July 1844, 'Dissent and Protest of Mr. Bayne and Others'; resolutions; motions and minutes; reports; financial Records; statistics. A considerable portion of the papers documents the close connection of the church with the growth and development of Queen's College. There is also considerable material relating to the union of the various branches of the Presbyterian Church which took place in 1875.