The fonds consists of correspondence, subject files, writings, addresses, and speeches relating to connections with major Canadian companies, Canadian Wartime Prices and Trade Board, 1940-5, and Royal Commission on Banking and Finances, 1961-63. There is also a collection of diaries that cover the period 1966 to 1982, however, they are, for the most part, daily calendars showing appointments and meetings. In addition, there is a list of the Queen's University Board of Trustees names, including Chairman J.D. Gibson. As well as a ballot for the election of a new member of the Board of Trustees.
The fonds consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, material by and about J.W. Dafoe, subject files, scrapbooks and miscellaneous pamphlets. The correspondence files, arranged chronologically, contain memoranda of confidential interviews on Canadian politics, trade, the economy, external affairs, defence. Often these memoranda are in the form of letters or vice versa, so the two have been filed together. The Diaries written by Grant Dexter in 1938-39 while he was in England touch on many aspects of Canadian External Affairs. Also included is a diary kept by Grant Dexter's wife Alice, outlining their life in London in 1937.
Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes and by-laws (1954-1973); subject files, financial records, scrapbooks compiled by the Association (1959-1971); production and general files, Executive Directors' Reports, minutes, programmes, clippings (1957-1986); records of the New Symphony Association (1954-1963); programme and photo of the Kingston Symphony Orchestra performing in the auditorium of the Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute (25 January 1950).
The fonds predominantly consists of records pertaining to the A. Davis and Son tannery operations in Kingston, Ontario from 1903 to 1980. There is a small amount of material pertaining to Davis Leather Company tannery operations in other locations, as well as some personal family record. The records are both administrative and operational in nature and range in topic from equipment, tanning formulae and processes to financial accounts and employee agreements and arrangements. The fonds has been arranged by the archivist into two series: Operational records and Administrative records; there are subseries within each.
The fonds consists of correspondence, memos, speeches and clippings related to Decima Research and Allan Gregg's work with the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, as well as correspondence, contracts and demo recordings relating to his work as co-manager of The Tragically Hip and Executive Producer of Big Wreck, The Watchmen and various other bands. The records include polling data and presentations made throughout the 1980s and early 1990s for the Progressive Conservative government, speeches given to corporations and associations across Canada, and slides for Decima Quarterly. The fonds contains the following series: Political Memos (1979-1993), Speeches (1979-1993), DQ Slides (1984-1995), Corporate Memos (1981-1993), Press Clippings (1979-1991), Music (1987-2000) and Personal Memos and Other Material (1979-1995).
Collections consists of Memorial Books relating to both Lorne and Edith Pierce; travel diaries; photographs; and a copy of Edith Chown Pierce's, "Canadian Glass: A Footnote to History". Nearly every Canadian literary figure of note for the period 1920 to 1960 is representedby at least some manuscript material in this collection. Among its many highlights the collection includes the letters and manuscripts of William Wilfred Campbell; Desertion in Canada by Major John Richardson; the original manuscript of William Kirby's novel, The Golden dog; manuscripts written and decorated by Wilson Macdonald; letters, manuscripts and memorabilia of Sir Charles G. D. Roberts; and the Marjorie Pickthall papers which include her diaries, letters manuscripts and sketches. Also represented are Raymond Knister, Duncan Campbell Scott, Archibald Lampman, Camille Roy, Stephen Leacock, Marius Barbeau,Audrey Alexandra Brown, Earle Birney, Katherine Hale, A. J. Pratt and Al Purdy. Some papers of artists J.E. H. Macdonald, A. Y. Jackson, C.W. Jefferys and Thoreau Macdonald are included in this collection.
Fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, subject files, news clippings, tape recordings, galley proofs, a relatively complete bibliography of his work, a videocassette copy of "Rare 'Home Movies'" originally shot in the 1940's and 1950s, and photographs. Included are memorabilia and conference papers from Mr. Gustafson's career as a poet, critic, and scholar.
Fonds consists of ledgers, journals, lumber records, letter books, correspondence, contracts and agreements and miscellaneous material relating to the timber-making, rafting, forwarding, shipbuilding, towing and salvaging of the Calvin Company. There is also a collection of photographs relating to both family and business.
The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, research notes, memoranda, scrapbooks, photographs, critical commentaries, and news clippings. Correspondents include Rudyard Kipling, Alfred Noyes, Booth Tarkington, Willa Cather, Theodore and Eleanor Roosevelt, Vincent Massey and Odell Shepard, among others. The microfilm contains correspondence with Washington Irving Way, Mr. Yard, Miss Rittenhouse, J.R. Peck, Frederick Holland Day and W. Poillar.
The collection consists of subject files, court records, diaries and photographs. The material illustrates many aspects of the history of Montague and Kitley Townships as well as the activities of Lockwood Family. The files also contain a great deal of research material relating to the Loyal Orange Lodge and the Rural Telephone Company of Kitley Limited. Petitions to the Montague Township Council and Township Assessment rolls are invaluable for a study to the early history of this township. A large collection of photographs illustrate the social history of the area.