Fonds - Brookes, Ivan S.

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Brookes, Ivan S.

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25 cm of textual records and graphic material (maps, photographs)

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Custodial history

The fonds was in the possession of Mrs. Ethel Brookes before being donated to the Hamilton Public Library.

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The fonds consists of Ivan Brookes’ unpublished manuscript for Hamilton Harbour 1826-1901, two Stelco anniversary booklets: The 25th Milestone: A Brief History of Stelco the Steel Company of Canada Limited 1910-1935 and 50th Anniversary Issue Stelco Flashes 1910-1960 and a scrapbook of images used in the manuscript.

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Some of the drawings are done on trace paper and are therefore fragile.

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Fonds were donated to Hamilton Public Library, Local History and Archives by Ethel Brookes.


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The collection is open to researchers. There are no restrictions on access.

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Copyright held by The Estate of Ivan S. Brookes. These materials cannot be published without permission from the copyright holder.

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Associated materials

The following related material can be found in the Local History & Archives (LH&A) department at Hamilton Public Library pertaining to the Ivan Brookes fonds:

Hinkley, Brian. Hamilton Harbour An Address (Hamilton, Ont: 1988). #971.352 HIN

Hamilton Harbour Advisory Committee. Hamilton Harbour: A Heritage and An Opportunity: The Report of the Hamilton Harbour Advisory Committee (Hamilton, Ont, 1982) #628.1686713 HAM

Hamilton Harbour Commissioners Scrapbook (Hamilton, Ont, 1988) #386.80971352 HAM V.1

Hamilton Harbour Commission. James Street Marina Expansion Hamilton Harbour Initial Assessment (Hamilton, Ont, 1990). #CA4ONHBL159 90J17

Hamilton Harbour Commission. Port of Hamilton: Canada’s Heartland Harbour (Hamilton, Ont, 1987) #CA4ONHBL159 87P53

Sproule-Jones, Mark. Pleasure Boating and Hamilton Harbour. (Hamilton, Ont, 1986) #623.880971352 SPR

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