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A.M. Petrie

Screw (propeller) steamer yacht measuring 50 x 10 x 5 feet, 20 tonnage, built in Hamilton, Ontario in 1892 by William Robertson for Miss Alice May Petrie. The voyage history of this ship is unknown. The file contains a builder’s certificate, a ce...

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...

Alex Lejnieks seated by machine

Captioned by Hamilton Cotton Company: “New quality control equipment like this evenness tester determines the uniformity of the cotton before it is spun into cotton yarn and woven into cloth or knit goods. Alex Lejnieks checks cotton yarn by this ...

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...

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...

Arabian

Iron screw (propeller) freight steamer measuring 180 x 31 x 13 feet, 798 tonnage, built in Hamilton, Ontario in1892 by John Balmer Fairgrieve and Hugh Fairgrieve. The Arabian was built using a steam engine salvaged from the S.S. Canada and repurp...

Canada

Wooden-hulled, screw (propeller) steamer vessel measuring 142 x 23 x 13 feet, 408 tonnage, built in Hamilton, Ontario in 1872 by Archibald Miller Robertson. The Canada was a passenger and freight ship that operated between Montreal and Chicago fr...

Cataract (formerly the Myles)

Screw (propeller) steamer vessel measuring 179 x 33 x 15 feet, 800 tonnage, built in Hamilton, Ontario in 1882 by Archibald Miller Robertson for Thomas Myles and Son, Coal Company Merchants. The vessel was a cargo ship that sunk in 1886 and was r...

Cloth Inspection

Captioned by the Hamilton Cotton Company: “Cloth Inspection is an important aspect of the quality and workmanship which primary mills such as the Hamilton Cotton Company assure Canadian processors. All yardage is given careful inspection to check ...

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...

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.

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...

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...

E.H. Rutherford

Wooden schooner sailing ship measuring 143 x 25 x 10 feet, built in Port Dalhousie, Ontario in 1869 by William H. Andrews. The vessel was re-built in St. Catharines, Ontario in 1881 by Joseph Shickluna. There is little information pertaining to ...

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 ...

Elastic Cotton Products

“Elastic Cotton Products are among the hardest hit under the present tariff structure. The specialty products produced by Hamilton Cotton Company and other Canadian mills are being undersold in the Canadian market by the “dumping” tactics of Japan...

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.

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 ...

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...

General Motors Products of Canada

File consists of a photograph of showroom windows for General Motors Products of Canada, 68-72 John Street North, which are painted with signs for Oldsmobile automobiles, and photographs the interior of the General Motors building situated at Geor...

Goodale Transport Limited

File consists of photographs of staff and vehicles from Goodale Transport. Once located at 72 Napier Street and under the administration of president Edward Goodale, Goodale Transport originated with one truck in 1921 when Arthur Edward Goodale dr...

Hamilton Pure Milk Dairies Limited

File consists of photographs of horses and carts from The Pure Milk Company, established in 1901 with John Milne, a manufacturer and politician, as president. Prior to the advent of Pure Milk Company, various small operators handled the distribut...

Hamiltonian

Steel paddle steamer measuring 143 x 25 x 7 feet, 303 tonnage, built in 1897 in Levis, Quebec by John Lovett Davie. The vessel was originally named the Champion and sailed the St. Lawrence River as a river boat for most of its career. It then ser...

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.

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.

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