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Canadian Register collection

  • CA ON00239 F00628
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1947]-1975

The fonds consists of correspondence, subject files, press releases and photographs. The Canadian Register was a Catholic newspaper that was published monthly in Kingston, Ontario.

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Collection of literary clippings

  • CA ON00239 F00795
  • Collection
  • [190-]-[193-]

The collection consists of literary news clippings on many of Canada's best-known writers including M. Barbeau, Rupert Brooke, L. Burpee, W.W. Campbell, B. Carman, Mazo de la Roche, Merrill Denison, W.H. Drummond, Sir S. Flemming, F.P. Grove, T. Haliburton, E.J. Hathaway, A Jameson, Pauline Johnson, W. Kirby, R. Knister, S. Leacock, N. McClung, J. McRae, W. Macdonald, T.D. McGee, A.M. Machar, Charles Mair, L.M. Montgomery, M. Pickthall, Sir J. Pope, E.J. Pratt, C.G.D. Roberts, M. Saunders, D.C. Scott, R. Service, G. Smith, A. Stringer

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Marriage license collection

  • CA ON00239 F00855
  • Collection
  • 1804-1881

The collection consists of licenses to marry without publication of bans, marriage certificates and affidavits of marriage, 1804-1881. Also includes marriage licenses issued by government in Kingston, 1841-1842.

Unknown

Murder collection

  • CA ON00239 F00885
  • Collection
  • 1944-1953

The collection consists of scrapbooks containing news clippings about sensational murders.

Unknown

Anglican Primates Scrapbook collection

  • CA ON00239 F01001
  • Collection
  • 1928-1931

The fonds consists of scrapbooks created by an unknown individual in honour of various Canadian Anglican Primates.

Unknown

Miscellaneous maps, pictures and portraits collection

  • CA ON00239 F01394
  • Collection
  • 1862-[195-?]

Antietam Battle Maps. Fourteen charts and maps related to the Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862. The charts list the officers, the corps, the divisions and the brigades of both the Union and Confederate armies. The battle maps document the various portions of the two armies throughout the battle. Robert Blenderman sketches. Illustrate the proposals for the Frontenac County Jail and walls made by the Save the Jail Committee of the Sydenham Ward Ratepayers' Association.

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Upper Canada land transactions collection

  • CA ON00239 F01094
  • Collection
  • 1798-1883

The fonds consists of bargain and sale indentures, deeds, grants, leases, and proclamations re. seizure of property of deserters after War of 1812. Includes correspondence regarding Belleville, 1816, and several items relating to land matters in the Ottawa area. In 1763, the British Crown began to issue grants of land in Ontario, largely to attract British settlers to Canada. These grants were made by way of location tickets or occupation permits. Land certificates were made to veterans and United Empire Loyalists. Grants of land ranged from 200-5000 acres, depending on the rank of the soldier.

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Student Volunteer Bureau collection

  • CA ON00239 F01597
  • Collection
  • 1970-1983

Consist of personal files relating to Student Volunteer Bureau, prison reform, etc.

Unknown

Wolfe Island collection

  • CA ON00239 F02485
  • Collection
  • 1965-1973

Collection of published material relating to Wolfe Island. Includes a copy of "Wolfe Island Past & Present" by Winston M. Cosgrove (1973), two copies of "Out of the Past – Wolfe Island Sketches" by K. Jean Richardson (ed 1965 & ed 1967), one photocopy of History of Wolfe Island Mrs. James Hawkins Ed (1967) and one phtocopy of “Kingston And District: Selected Publications”, Historic Kingston, No. 15, pp. 67-90 (January 1967).

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John Grier collection

  • CA ON00239 F00764
  • Collection
  • 1956

The collection was brought together from several family branches related to the Griers, particularly from that of the Cartwright family branch. The collection is comprised of additional material from the Addison, Butler, Farrell-Purnell, Matheson, Stevenson, Stewart,and Dobbs families. Included in the collection are correspondence, journals, photographs, accounts and mementos of Brigadier-General George Strachan Cartwright, as well as photographs and a commonplace book of Anne Leman Purnell and Harriet Dobbs Cartwright. Among the photographs are images of Aden, Yemen, Delhi, India and Niagara Falls from the 1890s.

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