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Grace Taylor Milne Collection

  • MG 491
  • Item
  • 1933-1968 (inclusive) ; 1937-1941 (predominant)

This collection primarily contains materials acquired by Grace Taylor during the three years she spent in Japan, just prior to the outbreak of World War II. In addition, the collection includes diaries from Grace, her husband and their daughter; ...

Helen Evans Reid fonds

  • MG 463
  • Fonds
  • [196-]-1988 (inclusive) , 1963-1969 (predominant)

This fonds consists of Reid's research materials relating Isaac Barr and the Barr Colony. Materials include copies of documents on the Barr family and the Barr Colony, dating from 1883. The records have been sorted into three broad categories...

Reid, Helen Evans

Helen Shirriff Alexander fonds

  • MG 173
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860s]-1932 documented

This fonds contains a bound typescript copy of Helen's memoirs, The Unforgotten Years. These memoirs document the Shirriff and Alexander families, and are particularly descriptive of life in Western Canada between the 1860s and 1932.

Alexander, Helen Emmeline (nee Shirriff)

Hinde Horn Wake family fonds

  • MG 604
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1998 (inclusive); 1910-1950 (predominant).

This fonds consists of records of the Joseph Hinde and Henry Wake families, members of an English Quaker community in Birmingham who immigrated to Canada in 1912. The records reflect their daily lives and the operation of the Hinde family's V...

Hinde, Joseph

Ida Janet Munro (Clarke) Thompson fonds

  • MG 484
  • Item
  • 1882-1953 (inclusive) ; 1905-1953 (predominant)

Correspondence, accounts books, and other textual material.

Thompson, Ida Janet Munro (Clarke)

J.B. Harrington fonds

  • MG 46
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1975

This collection contains an audio tape interview with Harrington from September 1975, covering his early life and career. [Note: a second tape from this session is missing, although there is a brief summary of the the topics covered]. Other items ...

Harrington, James Bishop

Jack de Jong Collection

  • MG 339
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1942

In terse, usually one line descriptions, the daily work of a male farmer on a mixed farm through the depression years are depicted. In addition to grain the couple raised both cattle and pigs; if there was also poultry this would presumably have b...

de Jong, Jack (collector)

Jason Schoonover fonds

  • MG 583
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1977 (inclusive) ; 1975 (predominant)

This fonds contains textual materials and audiovisual materials pertaining to the writing and planning of Diefenbaker’s 80th Birthday Party in 1975. Specifically it includes handwritten and typed notes, correspondence, photographs, audiovisual ree...

Schoonover, Jason

Jean Ruryk Shepherd Collection

  • MG 425
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1944

This collection contains the letters written by Mac Hone to Jean Ruryk from ca. 1939-1944, together with photographs primarily of the Lindner family. The letters discuss news of mutual friends from the Emma Lake Art Camp; theatre, music, ballet, ...

Hone, John Ramsey McGregor, 1920-2007 (artist, teacher)

Jeffers, John Robinson

  • MG 527
  • Fonds
  • 1929

Holograph letter, signed.Una Jeffers to Mr. Forster. Dated December 18, 1929.Telling him of their decision to return to California, and their time in Cornwall. Written on board S.S. Duchess of Bedford in mid-Atlantic. 2 p.

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