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Thomas Harrison Wilkinson fonds

  • CA ON00131 00351
  • Fonds
  • 1892

The fonds consists of hand-written notes for a speech on "Hints on how to see Pictures in Nature", given by Thomas Harrison Wilkinson that was read before the Photographic Section on November 25, 1892.

Wilkinson, Thomas Harrison

Acacia

Screw (propeller) steamer vessel measuring 92 x 19 x 6 feet, 107 tonnage, built in Hamilton, Ontario in 1893 by M.O. and A.A. Matthews. The voyage history of this ship is unknown and the vessel was retired in 1919. The file contains builder’s cer...

Masonic

Screw (propeller) steamer measuring 63 x 10 x 3 feet, 27 tonnage, built in Hamilton, Ontario in 1893 by Thomas Larkin. There is little information pertaining to the ship and its voyage history. The file contains a builder’s certificate, a certif...

Ampere

Screw (propeller) steamer vessel measuring 33 x 7 x 4 feet, built in Hamilton, Ontario in 1894 by Herbert Lutz, Thomas Johns, William Wylie and Allan Marshall. The voyage history of this ship is unknown. The file contains documents such as a bui...

Fixtures and schedules

This series contains yearly publications created by the Hamilton and District Cricket League, concerning their schedule and club executives for the season. As well, it contains schedules created by various clubs prior to the establishment of the H...

Nymoca

Screw (propeller) steamer measuring 56 x 11 x 5 feet, 32 tonnage, built in 1896 in Hamilton, Ontario by Melanchthon Simpson. There is little information pertaining to the vessel and its voyage history. The file contains a builder’s certificate, ...

Letter

Letter written by William Blair Bruce to his mother and father on December 12, 1897 concerning news of the day. Transcription copy with original.

Edna

Screw (propeller) yacht measuring 41 x 9 ½ x 5 feet, built in Hamilton, Ontario in 1899 by James Weir. The voyage history of the vessel is unknown. The file contains a builder’s certificate, a certificate of survey, a declaration of ownership, a ...

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (IODE) fonds

  • CA ON00131 00952
  • Fonds
  • 1900-2012

The fonds consists of administrative and other records of the various Hamilton chapters of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (IODE) from 1900 to 2012. The fonds is arranged chronologically by the date of the chapter’s foundation.

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (IODE). Wellington Square Chapter

Minute books

Series consists of a minute book for meetings of the Fessenden Chapter held May 1900 to January 1902. The minute book contains correspondence pertaining to the chapter's request to become the Municipal Chapter of Hamilton.

Military, Series 15

Series consist of postcards that showcase Hamilton’s military history, in particular the 91st Highlanders, military parades throughout the city, and the armoury on James Street North.

Parks, Series 18

The series consists of postcards related to the City of Hamilton's parks, including Ainseley, Confederation, Dundurn, Gage, Gore, Lakeland Beach, Landsdowne, Reservoir, the Royal Botanical Gardens, Sam Lawrence, and Woodland.

Kildare

Screw (propeller) steamer measuring 35 x 7 x 4 feet, 8 tonnage, built in Hamilton, Ontario in 1901 by John and William Robertson. There is little information pertaining to the ship and its voyage history. The file contains a builder’s certificat...

Scrapbooks

Series consists of scrapbooks, which contain newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, invitations and other material pertaining to the activities of the Municipal Chapter. The scrapbook for 1901-1996 includes a photograph of Fonthill (168 Jackso...

Municipal Chapter records

The subfonds consists of records documenting the activities of the Municipal Chapter of the IODE, arranged in the following series: minute books; annual meeting minutes and reports; treasurer's book and reports; special committee reports; mem...

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire. Municipal Chapter

Minute books

Series consists of minute books for meetings of the Municipal Chapter, including subseries for house committee and property committee meetings, as well as a subseries for the Khaki Club, which documents the Municipal Chapter's contributions t...

Neepawah

Screw (propeller) steamer measuring 245 x 40 x 22 feet, 1,799 tonnage, built in 1903 in Greenock, Scotland by Grangemouth and Greenock Dockyard Company. The vessel had several owners and was captured by a submarine and sunk in April of 1917 durin...

Awards and ephemera

Series consists of certificates and plaques awarded to the IODE Hamilton Chapters by various institutions and organizations, including Women’s Voluntary Services, Mohawk College, Ronald McDonald House, the Canadian Red Cross, the Pediatric Unit a...

Iris

Screw (propeller) steamer yacht measuring 47 x 10 x 5 feet, 15.5 tonnage, built in Hamilton, Ontario in 1903 by John and William Robertson. There is little information pertaining to the ship and its voyage history. The file contains ownership do...

Wachonda

Screw (propeller) steamer measuring 230 x 37 x 21 feet, 1,554 tonnage, built in 1903 in Glasgow, Scotland by Russell & Company. There is little information pertaining to this vessel and its voyage history. The file contains a certificate of ...

Correspondence and Reminiscences

Series consists of a one-page letter with accompanying reminiscences. The letter, dated July 23, 1903 was written by Thomas L. Kinrade, to W.C. Morton of Hamilton, Ontario. The four accompanying pages are Thomas L. Kinrade's reminiscences a...

Thomas L. Kinrade fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1903

The material consists of one series of correspondence and reminiscences. The material is a one-page letter accompanied by four pages of reminiscences written by Thomas L. Kinrade, of Hamilton, Ontario, to W.C. Morton of Hamilton, Ontario.

Kinrade, Thomas L.

Books and pamphlets

Series consists a bible, and various books and pamphlets, including informational pamphlets about flag anniversaries and commemorative flag-raising; souvenir and commemorative pamphlets; a catalogue of photograph and painting reproductions offered...

Turbinia

Twin screw (propeller) turbine-engine steamer measuring 250 x 33.2 x 12.6 feet, 1,064 tonnage, built in 1904 in Hebburn-on-Tyne, England by R.W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Company. The ship was built as a passenger ferry service between Hamilton and ...

Governance

Series consists of lists of the Board of Governors, by-laws, the organization’s constitution and organizational structure. The series also contains a book of by-laws and lists of stock holders.

Royal Hamilton College of Music fonds

  • CA ON00131 00615
  • Fonds

The donation consists of letters patent incorporating the Hamilton Conservatory of Music, by-laws and minutes, financial records and statements, insurance, mortgage statements, invoices, quotes for maintenance work, applications, syllabi, reunion ...

Royal Hamilton College of Music

Maud

Screw (propeller) yacht measuring 35 x 7 x 3 feet, built in Hamilton, Ontario in 1905 by Thomas W. Jutten. There is little information pertaining to the ship and its voyage history. The file contains a builder’s certificate, a certificate of sur...

Donnacona

Screw (propeller) steamer built in Bill Quay, England in 1900 by Wood, Skinner and Company. The ship sank in the North Atlantic in October of 1915. The file contains a Certificate of British Registry, shipping port transfer documentation from th...

Photographs

Series consists of photographs of annual meetings of the Municipal Chapter, the 100th Anniversary Luncheon, annual meetings of the Toronto Municipal Chapter and the Provincial Chapter of Ontario, photographs of various Holbrook Public School outin...

Dundee

Steel screw (propeller) steamer built in Dundee, Scotland in 1906 by the Caledonia Shipbuilding & Engineering Company. The vessel was owned by several companies and was requisitioned for use during World War One. It was sunk by an enemy subm...

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence related to the activities of the IODE and matters of interest to the organization, including the announcement of the Armistice (WWI), infringement of the IODE constitution, and parcels (containing clothing, beddin...

Dundurn

American wooden-hulled ship built in Detroit, Michigan in 1882 (builder unknown). The vessel was in service in American waters for 24 years before being bought by the Canada Steam Lines Limited Company and used for service in the Hamilton area unt...

St. Elizabeth Chapter records

This subfonds consists of minute books and scrapbooks pertaining to the activities of the St. Elizabeth Chapter, as well as records of military service, some of which include photographs, for relatives of members of the St. Elizabeth Chapter.

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire. St. Elizabeth Chapter

Literary Club files

Series consists of pamphlets containing program schedules for the Literary Club in connection with the Wesleyan Ladies' College.

Alumnae Association of the Wesleyan Ladies' College

Rosedale

Screw (propeller) steamer built in 1888 in Sunderland, Scotland by the Sunderland Ship Building Company. In 1919, on a voyage from Cardiff, Wales to Bordeaux, France, the S.S. Luella collided with the Rosedale and caused her to sink, with the los...

Financial records

Series consists of business transaction records for Hamilton chapters of the IODE, including a bank book, cheques and receipts, as well as records documenting donations made to the Jamaica Earthquake Relief Fund.

Minute books

Series consists of minute books for meetings of the Paardeburg Chapter, containing information about the activities of the chapter, including photographs of an event at Civic Stadium, paperwork documenting the ceremonial presentation of the colour...

Correspondence

This series contains correspondence between the Hamilton Cricket club and its members and other cricket clubs, prominent Ontarians, and other institutions such as Ridley College, and the former Mimico Institute for the Insane. For preservation pur...

Fernleigh Lawn Bowling Club

  • Fonds
  • 1908-1979

The fonds consists of administrative material from the Fernleigh Lawn Bowling Club, as well as material collected by past members. It includes such material as meeting minutes, team rosters, correspondence, financial statements, photographs and ot...

Fernleigh Lawn Bowling Club

Contracts

Series consists of an indenture detailing a contract between the Sonora Mining Company and The Trusts and Guarantees Company Limited (Toronto).

Strathcona

Screw (propeller) steel freighter steamer measuring 249 x 42 x 21, 1,882 tonnage, built in 1900 in Dundee, Scotland by Caledonia Shipbuilding and Engineering Company. The ship carried cargo such as grain, rails and ore. The file contains a certi...

Ivan R.

Twin screw (propeller) steamer measuring 67 x 15 x 5 feet, 66 tonnage, built in Grandes-Piles, Quebec in 1903 by William Ritchie. The vessel was bought by the Hamilton Ferry Company and used for ferry service around Hamilton. The vessel was dism...

War Service records

Series consists of an honour roll, a commemorative volume containing information about relatives of members of the Paardeburg Chapter who served in the Canadian military. Records include the following information for military personnel: name and r...

Scrapbooks

Series consists of scrapbooks, which contain photographs, letters, newspaper clippings and other material, documenting the activities of the Paardeburg Chapter. Series includes a scrapbook containing information about parcels sent by the chapter t...

Where To

Screw (propeller) steamer measuring 46 x 11 x 3 feet built in Hamilton, Ontario in 1915 by John and William Robertson. There is little information pertaining to this vessel and its voyage history. The file contains a builder’s certificate, a cer...

War Service records

Series consists of an honour roll, commemorative volume containing information about relatives of members of the St. Elizabeth Chapter who served in the Canadian military during Word War I (1914-1918). Records include the following information abo...

Hamilton Cotton Company Limited

  • Fonds

The donation consists of two reports by White, Mossop & Erling Limited Consulting Engineers prepared in 1968 on the proposed specifications of the revisions to power distribution system and alterations to the boiler house for work at the Hamil...

Company Documents

Series consists of two reports by White, Mossop & Erling Limited Consulting Engineers prepared in 1968 on the proposed specifications for the revisions to the power distribution system and alterations to the boiler house. There is also one mor...

Hamilton Cotton Company Limited

Administrative Records

Series consists of records pertaining to the history of the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club and its daily operations. This series includes a copy of the Club Constitution and by-laws, meeting minutes, financial statements such as receipts, revenue and...

Scrapbooks

Series consists of 4 scrapbooks. The two earlier scrapbooks contain information from when the Club was called the Hamilton Bird Protection Society and include newspaper articles, correspondence, photographs, meeting announcements, and programs f...

Hamilton Naturalists' Club

  • Fonds
  • 1919-2012

Fonds consists of predominantly textual materials pertaining to the organization’s conservation projects, programming, public education, promotional materials and publications. The fonds contains eleven series and one subseries including, adminis...

Hamilton Naturalists' Club

Junior Audubon Club

Subserie consists of records of the Junior Audubon Club, which was a club for children interested in nature and wildlife preservation. The material includes a record book consisting of the lists of schools and teachers involved in the Club, meeti...

Mavis

Twin-screw motor pleasure yacht measuring 60 x 12 x 6 feet, 24 tonnage, built in Hamilton, Ontario in 1921 by John and William Robertson and William Burnside. There is little information pertaining to the vessel and its voyage history. The file ...

Journals

The series consists of twenty hand-written journals by Robert Livingstone describing his reflections on major events such as royal visits, the Depression, World War Two and the Korean War, as well as entries on the weather, work, home, leisure lif...

Robert Livingstone fonds

  • CA ON00131 00961
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1923; 1932-1933; 1935-1942; 1946-1960

The fonds consists of 20 handwritten journals that address topics such as the weather, mundane activities of everyday life, and historical events such as royal visits, the Depression, World War Two and the Korean War.

Livingstone, Robert

Correspondence

Series consists of handwritten letters addressed to Mrs. Victor Ross, President of the Hospital Committee of the Paardeburg Chapter, expressing gratitude for the chapter's contributions to hospitals.

Miss Vancouver

Motorboat measuring 33 x 7 x 2 feet, 4.75 tonnage, built in Gravenhurst, Ontario by Ditchburn Boats Limited. There is little information pertaining to the vessel and its voyage history. The file contains ownership, transfers and registration doc...

Hamilton Savoyard Operatic Society fonds

  • 00729
  • Fonds

The fonds consists of the administrative records and production materials of the Hamilton Savoyard Operatic Society. The fonds includes the following 5 series:Series 1: GovernanceSeries 2: Administrative RecordsSeries 3: CorrespondenceSeries 4: Pr...

Photographic negatives

Series consists of photographic negatives, the majority of which pertain to industry and commerce in Hamilton and elsewhere in Ontario during the 1930s-1950s. Many images in the series document wartime activity in industrial plants, such as the pr...

Superior Engravers collection

  • CA ON00131 00766
  • Collection
  • 1930-1953

The collection consists of approximately 10,000 photographic negatives of varying sizes, the majority of which are small format, as well as a selection of approximately 800 photographic prints produced by the Hamilton Public Library Local History ...

Superior Engravers

Papers about the college

Series consists of documentation pertaining to the history of Wesleyan Ladies' College, including a paper by Louise M. Griffith, whose father, W.P. Wright, taught at Wesleyan, a paper and handwritten notes by Freda F. Waldon, and the act to i...

Donald William Adams fonds

  • CA ON00131 00954
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1939

The fonds consists of 7 envelopes of photographic prints and negatives all relating to the railways in and around Hamilton. Based on their content, the photographs and negatives appear to have been taken in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Image su...

Adams, Donald William

Minutes

Series consists of board meeting minutes and two minute books. Series also contains minutes from annual meetings and various committees including the executive committee, fundraising committee and planning and programming committee. Series also co...

Production

Series consists of material related to the creation of productions of the Hamilton Savoyards, including auditorium plans, cast lists, make up guides, rehearsal schedules, scripts and potential opera selections. Series also consists of a selection ...

Administrative Records

Series consists of records pertaining to job applications and job descriptions, mailing lists, member lists, standard procedures and surveys. Series also consists of correspondence related to nomination and resignations, resolutions and legal arbi...

Education

Series consists of documents pertaining to educational functions of RHCM, including teacher lists, staff reports and staff biographical materials. Series also contains class schedules, schedules of fees, programs, course outlines and faculty evalu...

Scrapbooks

Series consists of scrapbooks, the contents of which include newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, and other material pertaining to the activities of the General Allenby Chapter. The scrapbook for 1935-1948 includes articles from 1919 and 192...

Historical Hospital Santa Visit

Material consists of 9 black and white photographs of an unknown individual dressed as Santa Claus visiting children in the hospital, Christmas 1935.

Scores and Standings

This series contains scorebooks, league standings and player batting averages. This series contains scorebooks, league standings and player batting averages. Scorebooks cover the years 1935 to 1946, 1949 to 1990 and 1995-1996.

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