Title Summary
Crnko, Yvonne fonds Fonds consists of two scrapbooks containing newspaper and magazine clippings which trace the lives of the Dionne quintuplets from 1934-1970.
Dewell, Vincent Deed of bargain and sale : Vincent Dewell and wife to Henry Smith, of the west part of lot 29, 8th concession Hope Township, Durham County, Upper Canada, Dec. 13, 1834. - 1834.
Household account book
One volume of household accounts, 1911-1919, kept by an unidentified female, probably from the Port Elgin, Ont. area.
Keller, Frederick One document on vellum: a grant of land in Hastings County, Upper Canada to Frederick Keller, heir of the original grantee, his brother David Keller, deceased, dated Feb. 10, 1835.
Lang, Arthur, 1789-1849. Arthur Lang came from Scotland to Canada in 1820 to settle in Ramsay Township, now Lanark County, Ontario. Document is a 13 p. transcript of Arthur Lang's diary prepared in 1907 by T.A. Lang. Includes a copy of a letter from one of Arthur Lang's granddaughters to another, giving some family background. Arthur Lang describes the sea voyage, scenery, passengers, trip from Montreal through the Lachine Rapids and on to Prescott, and his experiences inspecting land in Ontario.
Netterfield, David M. Typescript concerning lumbering on Lake Huron, Ontario. The Spanish River Lumber Co. operated between 1882 and the 1940's and took lumber off the Sauble River, among others. This document concentrates on the 20th century history of the company.
Ontario History fonds The fonds consists mainly of items relating to Ontario with some items relating to other parts of Canada and the U.S. 1716-1950. These items were in the office of Ontario History and were passed to the University of Waterloo. The contents include correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts (mostly petitions for grants of land), documents, pamphlets, clippings, ephemera, maps, photographs and engravings. The topical and chronological coverage of this fonds is wide-ranging.
Petworth Project fonds. The Petworth project was a genealogical research project begun in 1989. Its object was the Petworth Emigration Scheme, one of a number of assisted emigration schemes in southern England in the 1830's. Fonds consists of material relating to the research for two volumes relating to the Petworth Emigration Scheme. Included are correspondence among the primary researchers and to and from individuals relating to families and individual emigrants, data sheets and electronic databases relating to Petworth emigrants and sponsors, photocopies of original correspondence and documents, research notes, drafts and working papers relating to the editing of the final manuscripts.
Porter, Dana Harris fonds Dana Porter was a lawyer, politician and scholar who became the first Chancellor of the University of Waterloo in 1960. After twenty years of law practice, he entered Ontario politics in 1943, and held a variety of positions under three premiers. He served as Attorney General of Ontario 1949-1955. The Dana Harris Porter fonds contains professional and personal materials including correspondence, diaries, photographs, scrapbooks, articles, and essays.
Rankin, Colin fonds
Colin Rankin was a fur trader for the Hudson’s Bay Company during the mid-nineteenth century. He lived and worked predominately in Northern Ontario. After retiring he became mayor of Mattawa and later a Justice of the Peace in the North West Territories. The Colin Rankin fonds contains both materials form Rankin’s time as a fur trader including correspondence, diaries, and land deeds, as well as three diaries kept by fur trader Donald McKay between 1799-1806 when he was living in Temiskaming. The materials make mention of First Nations life in Northern Ontario in the early nineteenth century.
Shoults, Rev. J.H. fonds The diaries of Rev. J.H. Shoults provide details of his life 1870-1884. Rev. Shoults worked as a minister with the Christian Church during this period. The majority of diary entries relate to his work with this church though reference is also made to his work as a teacher, family affairs, farming and gardening activities, shopping and errands, prices of food and farm goods, his personal finances, social visits, and to weather conditions.
Smart, H. Stanley fonds Harold Stanley Smart (1918-1977) was a Lance Sergeant in the 2nd Canadian Survey Regiment, No. 2 Canadian Artillery Reinforcement Unit, stationed in England during World War II. Fonds consists of the correspondence of H. Stanley Smart to his family in Grassie, Ontario, written while he was stationed in England during World War II. Includes letters, airgraph letters, postcards, a telegram, and a roll of honour.
Smith, Damaris Isabella fonds
Damaris Isabella McGee was born in 1831 in New Brunswick. She moved to Ontario when she was 18 and taught school. She married Sylvester Smith in 1853. She wrote "Pioneer Wife" which describes the condition of life in the early days of settlement in the area. The fonds consists of two scrapbooks. The first was compiled by Damaris Smith and contains clippings, engravings, stamps and seals, obituaries and biographies of prominent suffragists, literary, political and social women. The second, compiled by her daughter Gertrude, contains an article written by Damaris Smith entitled "Pioneer Wife". As well, it documents the history of the Smith family and contains photographs and a pencil sketch of the "Mountain Hall" homestead.

Western Ontario Regiment doing training, Carling Heights, London, Ont., August 1st, 1918 : photograph

The file consists of one panoramic photograph of the Western Ontario Regiment doing training at Carling Heights in London, Ontario.