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A.J. William Myers fonds

  • MS-2-442, Boxes 1-3
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1974
Fonds comprises records documenting Alexander Myers' work as a pastor and writing on the subject of religious education. Record types include diaries; correspondence; manuscripts; published works; research files and class notes; scrapbooks; and photographs.

Myers, A.J. Williams

Alan Creighton fonds

  • MS-2-701
  • Fonds
  • 1845-2001

Fonds includes Alan Creighton's diaries, which cover many of the years from 1920 to 2000. Writings from the period 1920 to 1954 (many undated) are mainly short stories and poems. These writings include handwritten and typed, complete and incomplete, and published and unpublished works. There is also some correspondence throughout as well as copies of his two books of poetry. The fonds includes writings with titles such as "About Poetry," "Poetry Courses," "Thoughts," "Music & Art," and "Bedford Basin." His notebooks include evidence of a variety of courses taken, including French and Greek, music, poetry, and art (both practice and history, including Chinese art). There is also a record of his art sales from 1964 to 1999. Personal and family documents are included in the fonds.

Alan Creighton's artwork is extensive and primarily in the form of sketches and watercolours, with a few oil paintings. Many of his sketches are in albums, many of which are used exclusively for one particular aspect of his studies. For example, album labels include "People," "Trees," "Skies," "Rock Formations," "Buildings," "Railway Sketches" (scenes from train journeys), and "Outdoors." Others identify a place and time and include such labels as "At the Zoo," "Nova Scotian Sketches 1951," "South Shore 1982," and "Toronto 1996." Still others contain a mixture of styles and themes. There are also numerous loose sketches and watercolours which have been loosely arranged into similar groupings such as "Clouds," "Boats," "Flowers," and so forth. Photograph albums include photos of family and of scenes taken by Alan as a reference for future paintings.

Included with Alan Creighton’s personal items are papers, writings, art, and memorabilia belonging to his friend and roommate Christine Eyles, who died without heirs. Some relate to her employment as a violinist in England and in Toronto, Ontario and some contain her poetry, plays, and artwork (in sketchbooks and on loose paper). Published and handwritten music scores, mostly for the violin, are also included. A photograph album contains many formal portraits of family and friends taken in England in the early 20th century. Records also include papers by and about her father, Charles Eyles, a famous violin-maker. Such materials include advertisements, brochures, and letters attesting to the high quality of his craftsmanship.

Creighton, Alan

Alexander Ross fonds

  • MS-2-231, SF Box 31, Folders 4-11; SF Box 33, Folders 3-26
  • Fonds
  • 1831-1938
Fonds comprises family correspondence (including that of his father, Hugh Ross), matriculation records, testimonial letters, personal account books, a diary, school inspectors' reports and other papers and bonds.

Ross, Alexander

Angus Edward Murray fonds

  • MS-13-68
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1984
Fonds consists of patient records, autopsy reports, correspondence, various medical reports from several institutions, and business records including a ledger and daily journals.

Murray, Angus Edward

Arthur H. Whitman's diary of a trip to England

  • MS-2-487, SF Box 11, Folder 28
  • Item
  • 1888-1889
Item is a diary that describes a trip to England between November, 30 1888 and January 17, 1889. The diary contains daily entries that describe Whitman's activities, church attendance, meals, business and social visits, and letters sent and received. Many entries describe his meetings about apples. The diary also records money received and paid.

Whitman, Arthur Hanfield

Barbara Hinds fonds

  • MS-2-130
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1801] - 2008; predominant 1960 - 2008
Fonds contains the personal papers, photographs and sound recordings of Barbara Hinds. The personal papers primarily comprise research material, article drafts, and newspaper clippings related to Hinds' journalism career, but also correspondence, research notes, diaries, maps and manuscripts. Sound recordings were largely created during Hinds' travels in the Canadian Arctic and include several interviews. Photographs include prints, slides, negatives and proof sheets, and were mostly taken in the Canadian Arctic, but also include research and personal photographs.

Hinds, Barbara A.

Bigelow family fonds

  • MS-4-92
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1976
Fonds contains the personal and professional records of four generations of the Bigelow family of Nova Scotia. It includes correspondence, legal and financial documents, diaries and memoirs, and photographs that document primarily the family's shipbuilding activities as well as the genealogical interests of John Robert Bigelow.

Bigelow Family

Blackburn family fonds

  • MS-2-10
  • Fonds
  • 1837 - 1949
Fonds consists of two farm ledgers (1894-1936 and 1899-1906); one farm inventory (1899); one notebook containing estate inventories and administrative accounts (1837-1875); one notebook containing a weather diary (1949); and minutes from two Master of Rights Lodge meetings held in 1931.

Blackburn Family

Budge Wilson fonds

  • MS-2-650
  • Fonds
  • 1948-2018
Fonds consists of manuscripts and proofs of Budge Wilson's books and short stories; correspondence with publishers, students, and teachers; publicity material; photocopies and clippings of reviews, profiles, and notices regarding awards and appearances; diaries; recorded radio interviews; and an assortment of other documents created and collected by the author throughout her writing career. The fonds also contains materials relating to the adaptation of Wilson's novel "Before Green Gables" into a Japanese animated television series.

Wilson, Budge (Marjorie)

Captain George Gardner Morrison fonds

  • MS-2-410
  • Fonds
  • 1871 - 1901
Fonds contains three logbooks kept by Captain George G. Morrison and receipts and correspondence belonging to his father, James J. Morrison.

Morrison, George Gardner

Catherine Creighton and family fonds

  • MS-2-656
  • Fonds
  • [18--]-1989

Fonds consists of papers created and/or accumulated by Catherine Creighton and her family, including those of her husband Graham and children Edith, Anna, Lois, Frieda, and Howard. While the fonds includes correspondence from Wilfred Creighton to his siblings and parents, Wilfred's papers are not included as a sous-fonds within the fonds.

The bulk of the fonds consists of correspondence from family and friends, but also includes diaries, photographs, financial papers, personal papers, memorabilia, print materials, scrapbooks, articles, and artwork. Records in the fonds provide a well-rounded depiction of the family's daily activities and lives - from their relationships with each other, their extended family, and their community, to their financial status, values, education, and careers.

Creighton Family

Commonplace book of Amelia Davis

  • MS-2-470, SF Box 43, Folder 11
  • Item
  • 1838-1839
Item is a commonplace book kept between 1838-1839 by Amelia Davis. The notebook contains poetry excerpts, prayers, notes on history, and pictures of famous poets.

Darby, Amelia Davis, 1823-1904

Creelman Family fonds

  • MS-2-775
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1999
This accession contains photographs, correspondence, postcards and other memorabilia from various members of the Creelman family.

Creelman Family

Daily diary of Edward D.T. Davison, Jr.

  • MS-2-109, SF Box 23, Folder 18
  • Item
  • 1902
Item is a daily diary (January-May 1902) containing Davison's notes about work meetings, travel, the weather, oxen, and various mishaps.

Davison, Edward, D.T.

David Murray fonds

  • MS-2-181, SF Box 27
  • Fonds
  • 1905, [ca. 1940s]
Fonds includes handwritten catalogues of David Murray's record collection, manuscripts of a skit called "Pukka Sahib," and notes on Frederic Chopin.

Murray, David, fl. 1934-1972

Diaries and Private Memos

This series contains Archibald MacMechan's private journals. It also contains on journal by Mary Jean MacMechan, Archibald MacMechan's mother. Also contains private memos and one address book.

Diaries from Cape Dorset

File contains two spiral-bound diaries kept by Barbara Hinds between August 25 and September 5. The diaries record Hinds' activities in Cape Dorset, Nunavut.

Diaries from Fort Chimo

File contains two spiral-bound diaries kept by Barbara Hinds between July 13, 1960 and August 9, 1960. The diaries record Hinds' activities during a visit to Fort Chimo (now Kuujjuaq), Quebec.

Diaries from Frobisher Bay

File contains two spiral-bound diaries kept by Barbara Hinds between June 30, 1960 and July 9, 1960. The diaries records her activities in Frobisher Bay (now Iqaluit, Nunavut).

Diaries from the eastern Arctic

File contains three spiral-bound diaries kept by Barbara Hinds between July 12 and August 25. The diaries records Hinds' activities during a trip to the eastern Arctic.

Diaries of Ormand and Charlotte Flewelling

  • MS-2-190, SF Box 28, Folders 1-2
  • File
  • 1899-1927
File contains diary entries from 1899-1908 made by Ormand Flewelling. From 1908-1924 the entries are made largely by Charlotte, with occasional entries in another hand, possibly their daughter, Esther's. Interleaved in the second volume of the diary are handwritten copies of a family register and a photograph of an unidentified girl.

Flewelling, Charlotte Whitney, 1839-1927

Diaries written by Joyce Barkhouse

File contains two diaries, one kept while Joyce Barkhouse was living with her mother in Woodville, Nova Scotia, and the other written during a trip overseas with her cousin Mary Burton from Portage-la-Prairie, Manitoba.

Diary detailing a trip across Canada

File contains one diary of Joyce Barkhouse's trip across lower Canada in 1934 with her mother, father, Kay, and Laurabel (?) Bigelow.. The diary is handwritten.

Diary from Cape Dorset

Item is a spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds between August 25 and September 5. The diaries record Hinds' activities in Cape Dorset, Nunavut.

Diary from Cape Dorset

Item is a spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds between August 25 and September 5. The diaries record Hinds' activities in Cape Dorset, Nunavut.

Diary from Fort Chimo

Item is a spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds between July 13, 1960, and July 24, 1960. The diary records Hinds' activities during a visit to Fort Chimo (now Kuujjuaq), Quebec.

Hinds, Barbara A.

Diary from Fort Chimo

Item is a spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds between July 21, 1960, and August 9, 1960. The diary records Hinds' activities during a visit to Fort Chimo (now Kuujjuaq), Quebec.

Hinds, Barbara A.

Diary from Frobisher Bay

Item is one spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds dated July 21, 1960. The diary records her activities in Frobisher Bay (now Iqaluit, Nunavut).

Hinds, Barbara A.

Diary from Frobisher Bay

Item is one spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds between June 21, 1960, and June 30, 1960. The diary records her activities in Frobisher Bay (now Iqaluit, Nunavut).

Hinds, Barbara A.

Diary from Ikkudliayuk

File contains a spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds between July 25 and July 31. The diaries record Hinds' activities during a visit to Ikkudliayuk Fjord.

Diary from eastern Arctic

File contains a diary kept by Barbara Hinds between September 22, 1960 and October 22, 1960. The diary is typed or handwritten on loose pages of lined notepaper and records Hinds' travels in the eastern Arctic. The file also contains a list of names and birth dates of families in Cape Dorset as of March 10, 1960.

Diary from eastern Arctic

File contains a spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds between October 1960 and November 1960. The diary contains rough notes about the eastern Arctic, travel, and interviews.

Diary from the eastern Arctic

Item is a spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds between July 12 and August 18. The diary records Hinds' activities during a trip to the eastern Arctic.

Hinds, Barbara A.

Diary from the eastern Arctic

Item is a spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds from August 9 to August 25. The diary records Hinds' activities during a trip to the eastern Arctic.

Hinds, Barbara A.

Diary from the eastern Arctic

Item is a spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds from August 18, August 20 and October 13. The diary records Hinds' activities during a trip to the eastern Arctic.

Hinds, Barbara A.

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