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Bernie and Elaine Hughes Collection

  • CA ON00131 01110
  • Collection
  • 1960-2001

The fonds consists of records and artefacts belonging to Elaine & Bernie Hughes and includes the following series: artefacts, audio, personal, photographs, publicity and scrapbooks.

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,...

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Brookes, Ivan S.

  • Fonds

The fonds consists of Ivan Brookes’ unpublished manuscript for Hamilton Harbour 1826-1901 and two Stelco anniversary booklets: The 25th Milestone: A Brief History of Stelco the Steel Company of Canada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

Bruce Family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1832-1927

The fonds consists of papers, sketches, drawings, and photographs associated with William Bruce and his son William Blair Bruce. Series one is William Bruce and series two is William Blair Bruce.

Bruce William New fonds

  • CA ON00131 01120
  • Fonds

The fonds consists of three computer typed manuscripts written by Bruce New. The first manuscript is entitled "Down to the Pub" a memoir of the Gown and Gavel Pub former located at 24 Hess Street South in Hamilton. The second manuscript ...

New, William Bruce

Church of Christ at Jordan

Caption: "New Church - This is the Church of Christ, at Jordan, opened in January of this year. The congregation has been established well over a century. Much of the building work was done by volunteer work of the members."

Murdoch, Bruce, 1895-1966

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.

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George Webb fonds

  • CA ON00131 01038
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1942

The fonds consists of bibles, prayer books, contracts, and Webb's personal diaries, which contain information about his life and work. The fonds is arranged in three series: Bibles, Contacts, and Diaries.

Webb, George Frederick

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.

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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...

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Graeme MacKay political sketches

  • CA ON00131 00955
  • Collection
  • 1997-2000

The collection consists primarily of political cartoons drawn by Graeme MacKay for The Hamilton Spectator. Topics covered in the cartoons are wide-ranging, and involve many political issues facing Canada, Ontario and the city of Hamilton. All of t...

MacKay, Graeme

Grafton & Co. Ltd.

  • Fonds
  • 1853 - 1976

The fonds consists of correspondence concerning the 90th anniversary of the company regarding the draft history entitled "1853 -- 90 Years of Progress -- 1943" pertaining to Grafton & Co. Ltd. office in Dundas. In addition there is ...

Grafton & Co. Ltd.

Gristmill in Jordan

Caption: "Oldest Grist Mill - Standing beside Ball's Falls, this is believed to be the oldest grist mill remaining in the Niagara peninsula. Operated until 1912, it was built about 115 years ago. This brick chimney was blown down since t...

Murdoch, Bruce, 1895-1966

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...

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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...

Hamilton Musical Arts Society

  • CA ON00131 01108
  • Fonds

The fonds consists of administrative records pertaining to the Hamilton Musical Arts Society; in particular, by-laws, minutes, members lists, performance programs, and press releases.

Hamilton Musical Arts Society fonds (01108)

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

Hamilton Opera Company

  • 00036
  • Fonds

The fonds consists of records of the Hamilton Opera Company, and includes the following four series: Administrative records, correspondence, production and publicity.

Hamilton Poetry Centre fonds

  • CA ON00131 00962
  • Fonds
  • 1967; 1971-1972; 1976-1978; 1980-1997

Fonds consists of predominantly textual documents covering the daily operation and activities of the Hamilton Poetry Centre during the 1980s and 1990s. The fonds also consists of audio cassette tapes of recordings of poetry and author readings, a...

Hamilton Poetry Centre

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...

Hamilton Signs

Item is a photograph of a Russell T. Kelley blossom float and sign from Hamilton Signs, 211 Main Street East.

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Hammer City Roller Derby fonds

  • Fonds

Donation consists of league programs, posters, hand bills, publicity files, and uniforms of the Hammercity Roller Derby league. The uniforms include a blue shirt from the Death Row Dames team (2006-2011), a shirt and short set from the Tank Girls ...

Hammer City Roller Derby

Head-of-the-Lake Historical Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1854-2010

The fonds consists of predominantly textual and graphic materials pertaining to the organization’s exploration, preservation and promotion of local Hamilton history, restoration projects, events, promotional materials and publications. The fonds ...

Head-of-the-Lake Historical Society

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.

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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

Iroquoia Bruce Trail Association fonds

  • CA ON00131 00919
  • Fonds
  • 1962-2019

The fonds consists of the Club's meeting minutes, trail status reports, publications, scrapbooks, artifacts such as plaques and badges, photographs and an audio-visual recording of an interview with artist Robert Bateman regarding the concept...

Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club

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...

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Jim Marshall Florist

Item is a photograph of Jim Marshall Florist store at 376 Cumberland Avenue. Fencing is by Stelco Fences.

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Jimmy Lomax fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935-2010

The material in the fonds consists of predominantly textual and graphic materials and includes 17 objects. The fonds contains 7 series including, correspondence, newspaper clippings, publicity, artwork, photographs, scrapbooks, and awards and rec...

Lomax, James William

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...

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Lewis Family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1950

Fonds consists of predominantly graphic materials including family photographs and professional photographs of theatre actress Julia Arthur, as well as a few textual documents pertaining to family records. The fonds consists of 2 series including...

Lewis Family

Liberty Women's Wear 1946

Item is an image of display windows of Liberty Women's Wear clothing store, which was located at 129 King Street East, Hamilton. After being on business for a number of years, Liberty Women's Wear opened a new store at the King Street Ea...

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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...

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Logie-McQuesten papers

  • CA ON00131 00005
  • Fonds
  • 1822-1948

Fonds consists of textual records relating predominantly to William Logie (1782-1853) and his son, Alexander Logie (1823-1873), Dr. Calvin McQuesten (1801-1885) an iron founder and manufacturer, and his son, lawyer Isaac Baldwin McQuesten (1847-18...

Logie, Alexander

Lovely Old Home

Caption: "Lovely Old Home - This is the Ball homestead, at Ball's Falls, on the escarpment just south of Jordan. It is now owned and occupied by C. M. Ball. A company of British soldiers was stationed at Ball's Falls during the War ...

Murdoch, Bruce, 1895-1966

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.

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McLaren Motor Sales Limited

Item is a photograph of the used car department and General Motors factory branch at McLaren Motor Sales Limited, 175 King Street West, Hamilton.

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Mercury Mills Limited fonds

  • CA ON00131 01104
  • Fonds

The donation consists of one scrapbook of letters of thanks received by the employees of Mercury Mills Limited for the company's donation of items during the Second War World.

Mercury Mills Limited

Oldsmobile showroom (John St. N., Hamilton, Ont.)

Item is an image of the showroom windows of General Motors Products of Canada, 68-72 John Street North, which are painted with signs for Oldsmobile automobiles. Top left is an advertisement for neighboring car dealership, Sellens & Dotzenrod ...

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Opera Hamilton fonds

  • 00910
  • Fonds

The fonds consists of the administrative records of Opera Hamilton, and includes the following 5 series: Administrative Records, Hamilton Opera Guild, History of Opera Hamilton, Opera Productions, and Publicity.

Opera Hamilton

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...

Peter Stevens fonds

  • CA ON00131 00958
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2006

The fonds consists of predominantly graphic materials, including photographs and negatives of individuals, organizations, places, events, and non-human subjects, along with some textual documents consisting mostly of advertising and marketing mate...

Stevens, Peter, 1963-2015

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