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Wesleyan Ladies' College fonds

  • CA ON00131 00079
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1965

Fonds consists of textual records including written correspondence, graduation and commencement programs, examination questions and essays, diplomas, course catalogues, periodicals, as well as Alumnae Association records, such as annual reports an...

Waldon, Freda F.

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...

Course Catalogues

Series consists of annual catalogues for Wesleyan Ladies' College, which contain lists of courses offered, faculty members, graduates and current students, as well as information about fees, student and alumnae associations, etc.

Periodicals

Series consists of issues of The Portfolio, the periodical of Wesleyan Ladies' College. The Portfolio was produced by Wesleyan students in the Senior and Junior Literary Societies, with contributions from alumnae. Series includes a bound edit...

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

Correspondence

Series consists of Freda F. Waldon's correspondence regarding Wesleyan Ladies' College, including a letter published in Saturday Night newspaper requesting information about Wesleyan from graduates and descendant of graduates. Correspond...

Waldon, Freda F.

Rev. Calvin McQuesten

File consists of Waldon’s notes from a conversation with Rev. Calvin McQuesten, of Hamilton, on his grandfather, Dr. Calvin McQuesten (1801-1885).

Helen E. Nelles

File consists of correspondence between Waldon and Helen E. Nelles, of Niagara Falls, Ontario, on the article in Ontario History on Mary Electa Adams by E. Pomeroy, and on Mrs. Griffith.

Elsie Pomeroy

File consists of a letter from Elsie Pomeroy to George Laidler of Hamilton, inquiring about material on Mary Electa Adams and Wesleyan, and correspondence between Waldon and Pomeroy.

Mrs. F.G. Purchase

File consists of a biographical sketch written by Louise E. Ramsay (Mrs. F. G.) Purchase, of Beamsville, about her mother, Janet T. Coatsworth Ramsay, who received her Mistress of English Literature degree (1875-1879), and correspondence between W...

Rev. F.L. Barber

File consists of correspondence between Waldon and Rev. F. Louis Barber of Victoria University, Toronto, regarding Victoria University’s holdings.

Professor C.B. Sissons

File consists of correspondence between Waldon and Professor C.B. Sissons of Victoria University, Toronto, comparing old Victoria College with the Wesleyan Ladies' College.

Mr. Douglas G. Townsend

File consists of correspondence between Waldon and Douglas G. Townsend, of Hamilton, regarding Mary Harriet Townsend. File includes newspaper clipping on the same subject.

Mrs. D.G. Williams

File consists of correspondence between Waldon and Elma F. (Mrs. D.G.) Williams, of Aurora, Ontario about the Meharry family of Summerhill, the degrees granted by Wesleyan, about Mrs. Dingman and the College, and correspondence between Stanley Wic...

Mrs. E.N. Wright

File includes a letter from Waldon to Mrs. Wright, of Port Arthur, inquiring as to whether she has any material on Wesleyan Ladies' College.

Professor R.C. Archibald

File consists of correspondence between Waldon and Professor R.C. Archibald of Mount Allison Memorial Library, Sackville, New Brunswick, concerning the closing of Wesleyan Ladies' College, the first principal, degrees given, the Alumnae Assoc...

Annie E. Barker

File consists of correspondence between Waldon and Annie E. Barker, of Toronto, concerning the Act of Incorporation; the time that Annie and her sister, Rose, spent at Wesleyan Ladies’ College and Victoria University; the death of Florence E. Hall...

Mrs. R.L. Charles

File consists of correspondence between Waldon and Mrs. R.L. Charles, of Toronto, regarding Professor J.F. McLaughlin's teaching days at the Wesleyan Ladies' College; C.I.D. Moore and his sister, and the Alumnae Association.

Dr. William Colgate

File consists of correspondence between Waldon and Dr. Colgate, of Toronto, regarding the history of the college. A clipping with an illustration of the Wesleyan Female College from the Canadian Illustrated News (1863) is included.

Mamie L. Cunningham

File consists of correspondence between Waldon and Mamie L. Cunningham, of Toronto, regarding her grandfather, Dr. Rice, principal of Wesleyan for many years, and Cunnigham's mother, Sarah Elizabeth Starr Rice, who graduated with an M.L.A. de...

Mrs. L.C. Harvey

File consists of correspondence between Waldon and Lillian M. (Mrs. L.C.) Harvey, of Brownsville, Ontario about her mother, Mrs. T.H. Follick of Hamilton.

Graduation and commencement programs

Series contains graduation and commencement programs for Wesleyan Ladies College, arranged chronologically into files for closing exercises, graduation exercises and commencement exercises.

Concerts and entertainment materials

Series includes materials related to concerts and entertainment at Wesleyan Ladies' College, often in partnership with the Conservatory of Music, such as concert tickets and programs, invitations to conversaziones and at-homes, and announceme...

Rose and Annie Barker files

Series contains documentation of the lives of sisters Rose Barker (1867-1944) and Annie Barker and of their time at Wesleyan Ladies' College. Rose received her degree in 1893, and Annie received a certificate in music that same year. Series i...

Lillie Hardy files

Series contains documentation, primarily correspondence addressed to Miss Hardy, Secretary of the Wesleyan Ladies' College Alumnae, pertaining to courses, essays, and alumnae activities. Much of the correspondence is conducted with Pastor J.H...

Alumnae Association files

Series contains materials related to the Alumnae Association, including constitution, bylaws, and rules of order (1877) ; annual reports ; lectures and programs ; invitations to at-homes, levees and receptions ; Literary Club materials ; Membershi...

Alumnae Association of the Wesleyan Ladies' College

Edith Ellen Bowlby files

Series consists of the records of Edith Ellen (Adams) Bowlby (1864-1931), who attended Wesleyan Ladies' College as both a student and a teacher. Series includes photographs (featuring unidentified students of Wesleyan), studentship cards, an...

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

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

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.

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...

Financial Records

Series consists of documents pertaining to appraisals, audits, budgets, donations, grants, insurance and taxes. Series also contains material related to the RHCM’s fundraising campaign, including financial campaign materials, canvasser information...

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...

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence related to RHCM’s affiliations, building maintenance and repairs, faculty correspondence, documents related to the RHCM’s instruments, fellowships publicity and sample letterheads. Series also contains corresponde...

Publicity

Series consists of brochures, newsletters to parents, newspaper clippings and yearbooks. Series also contains a fact sheet used for fundraising purposes, an interview, script and speeches made by RCHM representatives.

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

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...

Local History & Archives' photographic prints

Series consists of photographic prints made from negatives in the Superior Engravers collection for the Hamilton Public Library, Local History and Archives department. Series contains images of equipment, vehicles, buildings, products, displays an...

Firth Brothers Ltd.

File consists of photographs pertaining to Firth Brothers clothing store, located at 106 James Street North, where Norman F. Firth began his clothing business in 1909, including a photograph of a tailor and another of an exhibit booth at the 1949 ...

Firth Brothers

Item is an image of a tailor working at Firth Brothers clothing store, located at 106 James Street North, where Norman F. Firth began his clothing business in 1909.

Superior Engravers

Better Heating Limited

Item is an image of Better Heating Limited, which was located at 132-134 York Street on the north side between Bay Street North and Caroline Street North. The president of the company was George E. Gray and they sold warm air furnaces and stokers,...

Superior Engravers

Gillies-Guy Limited

Item is a photograph of a worker filling a Gillies-Guy Fuel Oil truck at the Weaver Coal and Oil Company storage dock at the foot of Victoria Ave. The headquarters for Gillies-Guy was located at 65 James Street South.

Superior Engravers

Glendale Spinning Mills Limited

Item is a photograph of Glendale Spinning Mills, incorporated in 1918, and located on the east side of Glendale Avenue at Primrose Avenue. Glendale Spinning Mills was formed during the first World War by W.A. Holton of Hamilton, F.L. Chipman and E...

Superior Engravers

James Furniture Company

Item is an image of a Mort James the Mover truck parked outside of James Furniture Company building at the corner of Park & Vine Street. According to the 1952 city directory, Mort James the Mover was located at 115 Park Street North and James...

Superior Engravers

Leather Cartage Company

Item is an image of a driver and his Leather Cartage Company truck (#201). Harold Hamilton Leather was born on May 23, 1893 in Hamilton, Ontario. He established his own company, Leather Cartage in 1924 in Hamilton, which was sold in the 1950s, w...

Superior Engravers

Weaver Coal Co.

Item is a photograph of a worker filling a Gillies-Guy Fuel Oil truck at the Weaver Coal and Oil Company storage dock at the foot of Victoria Ave. The headquarters for Gillies-Guy was located at 65 James Street South.

Superior Engravers

Liberty Womens Wear window display

Item is an image of display windows at Liberty Women's Wear clothing store, located at 129 King Street East. The store had been open for a number of years in Hamilton when they moved to 129 King Street East and opened their new store in Marc...

Superior Engravers

Hostess Wafflette & Timbale Cup set

Item is a photograph of a Hostess Wafflette & Timbale Cup set of three cast iron moulds, distributed by Clewood Products and used for making rossette waffles and timbales. The set includes a handle and instructions.

Superior Engravers

Hamilton - Exhibitions - Industrial Fair, 1949

Item is a photograph of the "Remington Rand" booth at Hamilton's 1949 Industrial Fair, held at the armouries. This four-day event was a non-profit fair organized by the Hamilton Junior Chamber of Commerce. It was held in the local...

Superior Engravers

G.V. Clancy Limited

File consists of photographs of vehicles and facilities of G. V. Clancy Limited, a broom manufacturing company, which was operated by George V. Clancy and located at 18 Haymarket Street, just south of Beckley Street off John Street South. The manu...

Hobbs Glass Limited

File consists of images of the "Kitchen of Tomorrow" Eaton's display for Hobbs Glass Limited, which was located at 51-53 John Street South.

Russell T. Kelley Limited

File consists of photographs of employees at Russell T. Kelley Limited, an advertising agency named after the agency's founder, Russell T. Kelley, who opened the first office at Main and MacNab in 1913. The company later moved to Main Street,...

Russell T. Kelley Limited

Item is an image of employees Mrs. Jaqueline Schneider, George Bossence, Gordon Watt (standing on right) at Russell T. Kelley Company Limited.

Mac's Garage Ltd.

Item is an image of a photo of a tow truck belonging to Mac's Garage located at 1068-1072 Barton Street East.

Superior Engravers

White Motor Co. of Canada Ltd.

Item is a photograph of the exterior of White Motor Company of Canada Limited at 165 York Street, with a truck exiting through the garage door.

Superior Engravers

Wright Fruit Company

File consists of photographs of Wright Fruit Company, established in April 1927 by chief shareholders, Solomon Wright and Percy Wright. Wright Fruit Company carried on a wholesale and commission business originally from 25 York Street, with other ...

Wright Fruit Company

Item is a photograph of a fleet of trucks belonging to the Wright Fruit Company and eight employees standing beside them.

Superior Engravers

Wright Fruit Company

Item is a photograph of a driver and truck of Wright Fruit Co. Limited stationed outside the entrance to the building.

Superior Engravers

Wright Fruit Company

Item is a photograph of a cooling machine outside the door to a cooling compartment at the Wright Fruit Company storage facility.

Superior Engravers

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