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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

Cartwright family fonds

  • CA ON00239 F00636
  • Fonds
  • 1719-1959

The fonds consists of correspondence, legal documents, diaries, genealogies and photographs from the Honourable Richard Cartwright (1759-1815) to the present generations. Of special interest are the letters and diaries of the Honourable Richard Cartwright's eldest children : James (1786-1811), Richard (1787-1811) and Hannah (1792-1812), and letters from the Rev. John Strachan.

Cartwright (family)

Herchmer family fonds

  • CA ON00239 F01129
  • Fonds
  • 1723-1892

The fonds consists of correspondence from various members of the family, land grants, deeds, mortgages, stocks, wills, probates, power of attorney, financial records and a copy of the Herchmer Family Tree. Most of the material relates to Johan Jost Herkimer; his son Lawrence Herchmer; Lawrence's son, the Reverend Willam Macaulay Herchmer and his wife Frances and his son Col. William Macaulay Herchmer of the North-West Mounted Police.

Herchmer (family)

Shortt-Haydon collection

  • CA ON00239 F01424
  • Collection
  • 1731-1930

Collection consists of prints and photographs depicting people, places and events (primarily Canadian and British).

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

George E. Merkley fonds

  • CA ON00239 F00865
  • Fonds
  • 1741-1915

The fonds consists of correspondence, writings, educational material, news clippings, photographs, and genealogical data relating to the Merkley family. Includes indentures, memorials and miscellaneous documents.

Merkley, George E.

Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Kingston and Quebec fonds

  • CA ON00239 F01147
  • Fonds
  • 1747-1823

The fonds consists of an extract from register of baptism, marriage and burial of parish of Quebec (1817 and 1823), register of baptisms, marriages and burials for parish of Kingston (1816-16, 1819-20) and a register of St. Francis, Royal Fort Frontenac (1747-52).

Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Kingston and Quebec

Jeffrey Amherst fonds

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

The fonds consists of official papers and correspondence.

Amherst, Jeffrey, 1st Baron

Coverdale manuscript collection

  • CA ON00239 F02232
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1750]-1940

Stock receipts, an account by Captain John By, R.E. relative to transfer to the Crown as a military resource of portions of the Seigneuries of Soulanges and Vaudreuil on each side of the Canal at Cascades (Ottawa to Cataraqui Rivers), copy of map of Cascades Canal, documents relating to the armament of Point Levis (Quebec) and the Citadel at Quebec, notices regarding sales of land, assorted correspondence.

Coverdale, William H.

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