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First Battalion Incorporated Militia Collection

  • Fonds
  • 1839-1843

The material in the collection consists of various military records including account ledgers, acquittance rolls, clearance returns, general orders, officers’ reports, morning reports, a sick report, court martial proceedings, correspondence, as w...

First Battalion Incorporated Militia

McAfee Family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1809-1903

The fonds consists of various military records and correspondence pertaining mostly to members of the McAfee family, particularly Angus, Daniel and Samuel. There is also some later correspondence from Nathaniel Hughson McAfee regarding the records...

McAfee Family

Correspondence

Series consists of a note from jailor, Dennis Malone, indicating he received from Sergeant Morin of the 1st Battalion Incorporated Militia, prisoners Henry Henry and Patrick Farrell, privates in the above regiment, dated at Hamilton, January 4, 18...

Court Martial Records

Series consists of court martial proceedings for various soldiers in the First Battalion Incorporated Militia. The first record pertains to Sergeant William W. Dawson of No. 4 Company, who pleaded not guilty to the charge of “irregular and unsold...

Reports

Series consists of various reports including Orderly Officers’ Reports, which pertain to the inspections of the soldiers and their barracks. The officers report on the state of the men, the equipment, the food, hospital, roll call, mess hall, and...

General Orders

Series consists of various general orders to the militia companies from different headquarters or brigade offices, informing officers commanding troops that no men absent without leave shall receive pay or rations, and men absent with leave (furlo...

Accounts

Series consists of an original Day Book for the First Battalion Incorporated Militia No. 2 Company, specifically Captain Brown’s Company, dated 1840, which records the financial accounts and transactions of the soldiers, including canteen purchase...

Thomas L. Kinrade fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1903

The fonds 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.

Captain James Sutherland fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1834-1841

The fonds consists of a cash book including receipts and disbursements for the steamboat Queenston, dated February 5, 1834 to November 28 1834, and for the steamboat Niagara, dated April 6, 1839 to December 23, 1841.

Sutherland, James (Captain)

Ancient Order of United Workmen, Lodge No.49 fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1901-1910

The fonds consists of a minute book recording the meetings of the Ancient Order of United Workmen, Lodge No.49 of Hamilton, Ontario, dated December 1901 to June 1910. The minutes detail the administration of the Lodge through officer duties, appl...

Ancient Order of United Workmen

Hamilton Business College fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1888-1901

The fonds consists of a Hamilton Business College Register of Students, dated October 1888 to May 1901. The register records the names and addresses of the students, and their choice of course to enroll in, [business, shorthand or spec?]. Later ...

Hamilton Business College

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence to and from various individuals including a letter written by Angus McAfee and his brother-in-law George Hughson, to his wife and George’s sister, Thamen, dated July 2, 1812 in Niagara, Ontario, informing her that...

Military Records

Series consists of three undated militia muster rolls including one for Captain Hatt’s Company of Volunteers of the 5th Lincoln and 2nd York Militia, which lists the names of the soldiers including Daniel McAfee and Sergeant Angus McAfee, a muster...

Registrar of Shipping fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1869-1962

The fonds consists of one series of ship registration records compiled by the Registrar of Shipping, Hamilton, Ontario. The series includes file level descriptions for 34 vessels that sailed through the Port of Hamilton.ᅠ

Canada. Registrar of Shipping (Hamilton, Ontario)

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

Aged Women's Home fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1846-1946

The fonds consists of 13 volumes of minute books of the Ladies Benevolent Society, the parent organization of the Aged Women's Home and the Hamilton Orphan Asylum. The minute books date from 1846-1946 and include transactions of society busi...

Ladies Benevolent Society

Hamilton Active Service Canteen fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1941-1946

The material in the fonds pertains to the Hamilton Active Service Canteen, run by volunteers for service members stationed in Hamilton, or on leave from active duty, during the Second World War. The material consists of meeting minutes, canteen ad...

Active Service Canteen

Notices

Series consists of a notice advertising a buffet supper to mark the closing of the canteen, dated November 16, 1945, a retail bulletin from the Wartime Prices and Trade Board outlining the maximum price for various retail items, dated August 16, 1...

Correspondence

Series consists of a letter dated February 15, 1943, written by R.C.A.F. member, George [Freer?], who was stationed in Mont-Joli, Quebec while taking an air gunner course. He wrote to the canteen personnel to let them know he would soon be coming...

Financial Records

Series consists of two copies of the third annual report of the canteen coffee shop, dated February 1944, two copies of an annual report dated February 1945, an auditor’s report for the year ending April 30, 1942, as well as the fifth annual repor...

Administrative Records

Series consists of meeting minutes for the Active Service Canteen from May 2, 1941 to November 8, 1944. The minutes include items such as nominations of officers, establishment of rules and regulations for the canteen, the patrons, and the volunt...

Thomas McIlwraith fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1860-1899

The fonds consists of two original draft manuscripts written by Thomas McIlwraith, the "Birds of Ontario" and the "Birds Observed in the Vicinity of Hamilton," as well as business postcards from Thomas McIlwraith's merchan...

McIlwraith, Thomas G.

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

Family Photographs and Paintings

Series consists of photographs of various members of the Lewis Family, including a family portrait, as well as photographs of Thomas and Ann Lewis, Eleanor Lewis, Flora Lewis and Julia Arthur. The series also contains 2 miniature framed paintings...

Business Postcards

Series consists of a box of penny postcards from McIlwraith's merchant coal business. The postcards detail messages regarding his business affairs.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence including a letter of resignation from Calvin McQuesten to the President and Directors of the Gore Bank, letters acknowledging receipts of payments, as well as a thank you letter addressed to Isaac Baldwin McQuest...

Client Files

Subseries consists of legal documents relating to two family estates; the Grierson family estate and the estate of Mary Wallace. Documents in the Grierson file include correspondence and estate papers such as deeds, mortgage sales and payments, p...

Court Documents

Subseries consists of a court document related to a case from the State of New Hampshire, USA in the names of Edward Lerned versus Calvin McQuesten. This subseries also includes documentation from the Provincial Secretary's Office regarding ...

Estate Papers

Subseries consists of records pertaining to the estates of Calvin McQuesten and Isaac Baldwin McQuesten, including statements of assets, liabilities, life and property insurance.

Power of Attorney Records

Subseries consists of power of attorney records granting Calvin McQuesten power of attorney for William Ormiston, as well as granting Isaac Baldwin McQuesten power of attorney for Calvin McQuesten, Stephen Payson Sawyer, Thomas Craigie, Frank Sawy...

Property Records

Subseries consists of property records including, land grants and deeds, leases, searches for lot title deeds, land lots, and releases of liens on land.

Legal Records

Series consists of documents of a legal nature including, property records, power of attorney records, estate papers, court documents and client files.

Business Transaction Records

Series consists of records pertaining to business transactions, including mortgage documents, a debenture register containing debentures issued by the Township of Barton to various individuals and organizations, promissory notes, receipts and stat...

Genealogical Records

Series consists of birth, death, and marriage information for the Barclay and Smith families, and includes a lament by Anne Logie on the death of her infant daughter, Barbara.

Maps

Series consist of one hand-drawn map of Italy that was drawn by Alexander Logie.

Household Account Books

Series consists of an account book listing an inventory of household furniture and goods owned by A. Logie, as well as a ledger, identified as a farm book, documenting transactions throughout the year.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence from various locales in Ontario, such as Lindsay, Port Hope, London, Kingston, Peterborough, Glasgow, West Flamborough, Elora, Toronto, and Hamilton, predominantly regarding the sale of land and mortgage payments....

Marriage Contracts

Subseries consists of a marriage contract between Captain William Logie and Anne Smith, who wed in Edinburgh, Scotland on March 8th, 1822.

Client Files

Subseries consists of documentation for two clients of Alexander Logie; Donald Frederick Campbell of Brampton, Ontario, and Sir John A. MacDonald of Kingston, Ontario. The documentation for Donald F. Campbell includes receipts and correspondence ...

Estate Papers

Subseries consists of records pertaining to the estates of Alexander Logie and William Logie, including the last will and testament of William Logie, the last will and testament of Anne Logie, as well as records related to the receipt of an inheri...

Power of Attorney Records

Subseries consists of power of attorney records granting Alexander Logie the power of attorney for Jane H. Logie, Sir Allan Napier MacNab, Alexander Campbell and Margaret Glen Rae Grome.

Property Records

Subseries consists of land ownership materials, including land grants and deeds, records documenting the transfer of land ownership, such as an indenture between George Hamilton and David Farley regarding land in Hamilton, and land grants for the ...

Legal Records

Series consists of textual documents of a legal nature, including property records, power of attorney records, estate papers, client files, marriage contracts, and cemetery deeds and burial plot payment receipts.

Business Transaction Records

Series consists of records pertaining to business transactions, including mortgage documents, release of trusts and trustees, promissory notes, investment statements, cash statements, receipts and an agreement regarding apprenticeship.

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...

Junior Audubon Club

Subseries 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, meet...

Publicity and Publications

Series consists of the Club's promotional materials such as pamphlets, program guides, flyers, and information guides, as well as radio and news media releases. There are also newspaper clippings written mostly by former Club members George ...

Awards and Recognition

Series consists of correspondence and a certificate congratulating the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club on receiving the Corporate Partner of the Year Award, Tourism Award of Excellence from the City of Hamilton (June 18, 2001) for their publication Nat...

Bequests, Endowments and Funds

Series consists of material related to raising funds for the Club, such as donation and legacy brochures, as well as documentation regarding the Townsend Bequest, and draft policy statements governing future bequests, endowments and funds. This s...

Property Records

Series consists of records pertaining to the purchase of land by the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club for the use as a nature and wildlife sanctuary. The land became known as the Short Hills Wilderness Area. Records in this series also document the le...

Programs and Events

Series consists of programs and events hosted by the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club and Junior Audubon Club. Programs include bald eagle hacking to stimulate eagle nesting and population recovery, as well as bird study groups and regular nature walks...

Environmental Conservation Projects

Series consists of documentation and reports on several environmental conservation projects initiated by the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club out of concern for the protection of the environment and the local community. Projects include but are not lim...

Bird Records

Series consists of detailed observations and daily journal records of birds and their nesting patterns in Hamilton, Ontario. The data was predominantly collected and recorded by Hamilton ornithologists Thomas McIlwraith (1824-1903), and George W....

Correspondence

Series consists of letters written by Hamilton Naturalists’ Club members to specific organizations and individuals, raising concerns over issues such as environmental conservation, the welfare and protection of wildlife, and the hunting, trafficki...

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...

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

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...

Random Photographs, Negatives and Contact Sheets

Series consists of random photographs taken by Peter Stevens. The images include the exterior of three buildings, the interior of one building and a broken bicycle. The series also consists of various photographic negatives and contact sheets fro...

Hamilton Magazines

Series consists of three magazines, two of which were published by Peter Stevens when he was Photo Editor for Broadway Magazine and The Hammer Magazine. Broadway Magazine (September – October 1993), features a cover photograph taken by Peter Stev...

Advertising and Marketing

Series consists of photographs, negatives and contact sheets, as well as advertising and marketing materials relating to product samples, Broadway Magazine and Film Guide, and graphic design publications.

Non-Human Subjects

Series consists of photographs and negatives of non-human subjects. Examples include but are not limited to, a camera, cats, gloves, the Gore Park Queen Victoria sculpture and a stereo walkman.

Events

Series consists of photographs, negatives and some contact sheets of some public events that took place in Hamilton, Ontario and were photographed by Peter Stevens. The events include the 1999 HamiltonTiger Cats Grey Cup Win and Champion Parade, ...

Places

Series consists of photographs, negatives and contact sheets featuring specific places, including parks, recreation centres, shopping districts and weather network stations.

Public Organizations

Subseries consists of records for public organizations, including the Business Advisory Centre of Hamilton-Wentworth, Hamilton Civic Hospital, the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board, the Henderson Hospital Research Centre, Oakville Galleries...

Educational Institutions

Subseries consists of photographs, negatives and contact sheets for Bennetto Public School, Sheridan College, Athabasca University and McMaster University.

Private Companies

Subseries consists of photographs, negatives, contact sheets and business marketing brochures of private companies.

Political Parties

Subseries consists of photographs, negatives, magazine clippings and a contact sheet on the New Democratic Party (N.D.P.), and features Ed Broadbent, Richard Allen and a few unknown local N.D.P. supporters.

Hamilton Civic Museums

Subseries consists of numerous photographs, negatives and a few contact sheets of Hamilton Civic Museums including, Dundurn Castle, Hamilton Children’s Museum, Hamilton Military Museum, Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology and Whitehern Histori...

Associations and Organizations

Series is divided into 6 subseries consisting mostly of photographs and negatives, with a few contact sheets and some textual material. The subseries feature public and private associations and organizations such as educational institutions, Hami...

Unknown Subjects

Subseries contains photographs, negatives and contact sheets of individuals who are unidentified.

Known Subjects

Subseries contains photographs, negatives and contact sheets of individuals known and identified by Peter Stevens.

Politicians

Subseries contains mostly photographs, negatives and a few contact sheets on politicians Terry Cook, Sheila Copps, David Crombie and former Hamilton Mayor Bob Morrow. The file on Sheila Copps contains photographs as well as some textual document...

Musicians

Subseries contains photographs, negatives and a few contact sheets of musicians and bands, including but not limited to Altogether Morris, Paul Benedetti, Doug Fever, Jim Feeny Band, Junkhouse, Roadside Attraction and Tiny Bill Cody. There are al...

Designers

Subseries contains photograph negatives as well as publicity material advertising exhibits by local dress designer, Vesna Trkulja.

Human Subjects

Series is divided into 10 subseries consisting of predominantly photographs, negatives and contact sheets featuring different individuals photographed by Peter Stevens. There are also some textual documents such as publicity material. The subser...

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

Aged Women's Home Minutes of Distribution

Aged Women’s Home Minutes of Distribution. This volume details the distribution of accounts showing relief given to individuals and families in the various wards, dated October 28, 1859 to September 25, 1865. The volume is labelled Hamilton Orphan...

Minutes of the Aged Women's Home

This volume contains the minutes of the Aged Women’s Home and the Hamilton Orphan Asylum, dated October 28, 1868 to January 10, 1881. The volume also contains annual reports and loose-leaf notes and receipts.

Aged Women's Home Minutes of Distribution

Aged Women’s Home Minutes of Distribution. This volume details the distribution of accounts showing relief given to individuals and families in the various wards, dated February 27, 1854 to September 26, 1859. The volume is labelled Hamilton Orpha...

Ladies Benevolent Society Minutes of Distribution

Ladies Benevolent Society Minutes of distribution. This volume details the distribution of accounts showing relief given to individuals and families in the various wards, dated November 27, 1865 to September 25, 1876. The volume is labelled Hamilt...

Minutes of the Aged Women's Home

This volume contains the minutes of the Aged Women’s Home and the Hamilton Orphan Asylum, dated October 20, 1858 to October 26, 1868. There are also some newspaper clippings glued to the pages, as well as some loose-leaf notes.

Minute Books

Series consists of 13 volumes of minute books of the Ladies Benevolent Society. The minutes detail the transactions of Society business as well as the administration of the Aged Women’s Home, with some references to the Hamilton Orphan Asylum as w...

Minutes of the Ladies Benevolent Society

Minutes of the Ladies Benevolent Society, June 8, 1849 to May 30, 1853. This volume also contains the Minutes of Distribution, which start at the same time period of June 1849, but continue until January of 1854.

Minutes of the Ladies Benevolent Society

Minutes of the Ladies Benevolent Society, February 1853 to October 30, 1865. This volume contains information on both the Aged Women’s Home and the Hamilton Orphan Asylum, and also contains some newspaper clippings, which are glued to a few pages.

Hamilton Orphan Asylum fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1848-1914

The fonds consists of 4 volumes of records pertaining to the Hamilton Orphan Asylum, including 3 volumes of Registers of Names, dated 1848 to 1869, 1848 to 1886, and 1874 to 1914, as well as a volume entitled, Record of Orphan’s Apprenticeships, d...

Hamilton Orphan Asylum

Hamilton Poetry Centre fonds

  • CA ON00131 00962
  • Fonds
  • 1982-2004

Fonds consists of predominantly textual documents covering the daily operation and activities of the Hamilton Poetry Centre, including poetry readings and workshops, during the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. The fonds also consists of audio casset...

Hamilton Poetry Centre

Media Coverage

Series contains local newspaper articles that feature the Hamilton Poetry Centre and local poets, articles on 18th century Scottish poet, Robert Burns, an article on the P.E.N. Benefit, an article from ArtsBeat, dated March 1992, as well as one co...

Photographs

Series consists of one photograph of poet John Robert Colombo and the other is of poet John Newlove.

Current File

Series includes but is not limited to, correspondence and poems, and was possibly used to house all current papers before they were filed into other more specific subject files at a later date by members of the Hamilton Poetry Centre Executive.

Audio Recordings

Series consists of 81 audio cassette tapes of poetry and author reading, separated into three boxes. The tapes are listed in the attached finding aid.

Correspondence

Series consists of general correspondence such as thank you cards and notes, as well as several letters written to members of the Hamilton Poetry Centre Executive, and letters written by members to other organizations and individuals. The letters...

Poetry Readings

Series consists of records relating to poetry readings hosted by the Hamilton Poetry Centre, including those held externally in different locations in the city of Hamilton, information on the Canada Council Public Readings Program, readings relati...

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