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Della L. Favreau fonds
P0093 · Fonds · 186?

The fonds consists of images of Thomas V. Hoyle and of Lacolle Manor.

Favreau, Della L.
Walter Kent Sloan fonds
P0086 · Fonds · 198?

The fonds consists of drawings for theatre sets.

Sloan, Walter Kent
C039 · Collection · [194-]-[199-]

The Velma Weeks Barker collection contains materials related to the life and contributions of Velma Weeks Barker.

This collection contains photographs and textual records. The personal photographs that comprise the collection show Weeks Barker and her family and include photographs taken in Little Burgundy and inside community spaces, including Union United Church. Many of the images were also taken in family spaces. The textual records include newspaper clippings referring to activities occurring at the Negro Community Centre and the Negro Theater Guild. This collection also contains materials related to her husband, Darnley Cecil Barker, including information about his participation in the Canadian Army and his immigration from Barbados to Canada to serve.

The Velma Weeks Barker collection includes the following items:

  • 35 photographs
  • 1 honorary degree certificate (Concordia University)
  • 1 marriage certificate (Union United Church)
  • 6 newspaper clippings
  • 1 letter

It also includes the following material, which belonged to her husband Darnley Cecil Barker:

  • 1 army discharge certificate
  • 3 soldier's pay book
  • 1 certificate of Canadian citizenship
  • 1 tradesman qualifications certificate
  • 1 discharge certificate from the Canadian Army
Weeks Barker, Velma
Lewis Thomas Drummond fonds
P0081 · Fonds · 1848

The fonds consists of an original parchment appointing Drummond as Queen's Counsel in 1848.

Drummond, Lewis Thomas
Historic images of Montreal
C006 · Collection · 1761–1871

Collections is composed of photographic reproductions of 12 prints and drawings of the City of Montreal. The original prints and drawings are dated between 1761 and 1871.

John Joseph Curran fonds
P108 · Fonds · 1882

The fonds consists of a gold watch inscribed J.J. Curran Q.C.L.L.D. on his 40th birthday by the Irishmen of Montreal, February 22, 1882.

Curran, John Joseph
C021 · Collection · 1897

The collection contains the manuscript titled "The Dark History of Montreal for 130 Years" by Reverend John Douglas Borthwick. the manuscript, dated 1897, appears to cover some of the same topics that are found in his book "History of Montreal, including the streets of Montreal" (1897).

Borthwick, John Douglas
O'Farrell Family fonds
F026 · Fonds · [1877-1899]

The O'Farrell Family fonds documents the professional and private life of the O'Farrell Family between 1877 and 1899. The fonds includes 2 ledgers outlining purchases made at the general store owned by the O'Farrell Family in Saint-Malachie, Quebec (1890-1896); 4 diaries written by Mary Bridget O'Farrell concerning the private life of the family (1898-1899); and 1 ledger (tax roll) (1877-1883) documenting taxation in the town of Saint-Malachie. Notes, correspondence, and additional pages can be found throughout the ledgers.

The O’Farrell Family fonds is divided into 2 series:
• F026/A Business records
• F026/B Personal records

O'Farrell Family
P151 · Collection · 1896, 1901

The fonds consists of an 1896 photograph of the choir of St. Patrick's Church, Montreal and a menu of the 20th Century Drive and Banquet, held by the St. Ann’s Young Men’s Society Montreal on January 8, 1901.

Concordia University. Records Management and Archives
P0109 · Fonds · 1868-1903

The fonds provides information on the activities of the St. Patrick's Total Abstinence and Benevolent Society.

The fonds contains proceedings of the St. Patrick's Total Abstinence and Benevolent Society.

St. Patrick’s Total Abstinence and Benevolent Society
John Doherty Kearney fonds
P0070 · Fonds · [191-]-1916

The fonds provides information on activities, mainly sports, that occurred at Loyola College in the 1910s.

The fonds consists of a scrapbook, clippings, event programs, and photographs.

Kearney, John Doherty
John O'Neill Gallery fonds
P0136 · Fonds · 1913-1919

The fonds provides information on sports at Loyola College and McGill University, real-estate transactions in Montreal, and Canadian history.

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of press clippings documenting student sports activities at Loyola College; the clippings were gathered by John O'Neill Gallery while he was a student. Also included are early 20th-century legal documents, primarily related to real estate transactions conducted by the O'Neill / Gallery families; nine late 19th- / early 20th-century books on Montreal and Canadian history; a 1904 book entitled Irish Literature, and a photograph of the 1919 McGill University rugby team .

Gallery, John O'Neill
James J. McGarry, S.J. fonds
P0049 · Fonds · 1914-1927

The fonds provides information on the presence of James McGarry as a student at Loyola High School and Loyola College.

The fonds consists of photographs of class activities and sports teams.

McGarry, James J.
Kenneth E. Norris fonds
P0118 · Fonds · 1931

The fonds provides information on the studies Kenneth E. Norris did at McGill for his master's degree.

The fonds consists of a copy of his master's thesis: Characteristics and Abilities of Evening High School Students (1931).

Norris, Kenneth E.
Grant Family fonds
F010 · Fonds · 1796-1933

Fonds contains records relating to the Grant family’s everyday activities and occupations. The material includes bills, receipts, certificates, wills, policies, instructional documents, poetry, prescriptions, correspondence between friends and family in Ontario, Montreal, Scotland, and the United States, sermons, religious material, and records relating to the Victoria Toll Bar on Victoria Road.

The fonds has been divided into six series:
F010/A. Attestations, wills, and certificates
F010/B. Correspondence
F010/C. Financial records
F010/D. Instructional records
F010/E. Objects
F010/F. Victoria Toll Bar

Grant family
H.A. Finney fonds
P0038 · Fonds · 1934, 1936

The fonds includes a copy of Finney's books. They witness to the teaching of introductory accounting in the 1930s.

Finney, H. A.
Kenneth D. Adams fonds
P0105 · Fonds · 1942-[195-]

The fonds contains photographs of Sir George Williams students involved in a 1944 artillery reserve training camp, musical activities at Sir George Williams, students participating in the Saskatchewan wheat harvest in 1942, and staff, sports, and student life.

Adams, Kenneth D.
Johnny Reno fonds
P0065 · Fonds · 1943

The Johnny Reno fonds consists of two photographs of Percy Ferguson's Victory Serenadors, including Oscar Peterson, at Canadian Pacific's Rosemont Hall in Montreal in 1943.

Reno, Johnny
Mary Mahon fonds
P189 · Fonds · 1915-1943

The materials in the fonds document the political and religious life of an Irish immigrant living in Montreal in the early 20th century.

The fonds includes correspondence, flags, and various memorabilia.

Mahon, Mary
Joseph Roizen fonds
P0244 · Fonds · 1938-1945

The fonds mainly provides visual information on some Sir George Williams College social and cultural activities at the beginning of the 1940s. For instance, there are images of the preview performance of the March 1942 Giorgantics (the SGW Annual musical review), held in Brownsburg (now Brownsburg-Chatham) in the Laurentians area. There are also photos of friends, a few in Ste. Agathe, and photos in Saint-Hubert and Dorval airports. The photos subjects include SGW Georgiantics, SGW Winter carnival, SGW sports; SGW students and Staff, as well as aircrafts and radio equipment.

Roizen, Joseph
Myron Sutton fonds
P019 · Fonds · 1908-1945

The fonds provides an overview of Myron Sutton's musical career in the United States and Canada, particularly Montreal. It documents the careers of the various bands with which Myron Sutton was affiliated, and those he led, including the Royal Ambassadors and the Canadian Ambassadors. It also provides general information on the jazz music scene and Montreal night life during the 1930s.

The fonds consists of sound recordings and a scrapbook containing correspondence, contracts, programs, press clippings, and photographs.

Sutton, Myron
Dorothy Harper collection
C024 · Collection · [1945 ?] ; [1946]

The Dorothy Harper collection contains materials documenting the the life of Dorothy Harper, specifically her interest in jazz music.

The collection contains two sound recordings and 54 photographs. A number of the photographs showcase jazz clubs in Montreal, including the Café Esquire and El Morocco. Other images show Oscar Peterson in concert, while many depict scenes from Dorothy Harper's life in Montreal in the mid-1940s.

Harper, Dorothy
Thomas McLaren fonds
P0036 · Fonds · 1913-1947, predominant 1913-1914

The fonds provides information on the construction of Loyola College.

The fonds includes specifications, contracts, and correspondence.

McLaren, Thomas
Tina Brereton fonds
P074 · Fonds · [194-]

The fonds consists of photographs which recall the period during the 1940s when Tina Brereton danced in shows to the accompaniment of jazz music at Café St-Michel in Montreal.

Brereton, Tina
John Loye fonds
P072 · Fonds · 1819-1949

The fonds provides information on the Irish community of Montreal in the 19th and early 20th century, and its view of Ireland and Irish culture. Some documents relate to the United Irish Societies (U.I.S.) of Montreal and the Saint Patrick’s Society of Montreal, as well as to Thomas d’Arcy McGee and John Loye, whereas others are standing in connection to James McAran, a Montreal merchant. The fonds also gives information on the Irish Question and reactions to it in Canada, through an album of newspaper clippings collected by James Albert Whittaker during 1920 to 1923, augmented by correspondence and small brochures from the same time period.

The fonds consists of four albums and several separate documents. The albums contain collections of greeting cards, Irish songs and poetry, family photographs, and newspaper clippings on the Irish Question. Furthermore, the fonds includes without limitations newspapers, sheet music, brochures, correspondence, a map of Ireland, drawings (including original artwork for the United Irish Societies of Montreal logo), and the text of an address on Irish-Canadian history given at the St. Patrick's Society Ball in 1872 by John O'Farrell, president of the Hibernian Benevolent Society of Quebec.

Loye, John
Kenneth S. Muer collection
P106 · Collection · [190-]-[194-]

The collection consists of sheet music for a variety of musical styles.

Muer, Kenneth S.
The Gazette collection
P076 · Collection · [194-]-1945

The collection provides visual information on World War II. The pictures were taken in Europe, Japan, China, the Philippines, and the Arctic. The collection also includes National Film Board photojournalism on uranium mining for nuclear power in Canada, and other topics.

The collection consists of pictures, many of them produced under the auspices of the War Records Office of International News Agencies. The Collection contains news service photographs as well as photographs from the Canadian Armed Forces. Also included are original identifying captions that accompanied their transmission by news media wire services. Most of the photographers remain unidentified. They made their photographs while on assignment for international news agencies or the War Records Office for distribution to the news media.

Montreal Gazette
Huntly Bourne fonds
P0208 · Fonds · [194-?]

The fonds illustrates the Montreal jazz scene in the 1940s by means of images of the Johnny Holmes band.

The fonds consists of 6 b&w photographs, of which one is an original, the other five are copies.

Bourne, Huntly
Jack Goodson fonds
P0099 · Fonds · 1939-1950

The fonds provides information on shows and events in which Jack Goodson was involved as master of ceremonies or performer.

The fonds consists of clippings related to Sir George Williams shows and photographs of Montreal.

Goodson, Jack
C052 · Collection · 1936 - 1950

The Eveline Mason Letters Collection documents Eveline’s life before, during, and after the Second World War as she moved between Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The letters describe her experience of moving alone to Scotland at a young age, and her plans of pursuing a university degree at Glasgow University, where she met Alexander Cairncross. The contents of the letters also tell of Eveline’s passage back to Canada at the start of the war, her struggles obtaining employment, finding her place in the workforce as a stenographer, her experience and thoughts of living and working in the United States during the war, and finally her return to the United Kingdom.

The collection includes 102 handwritten and typed letters.

Mason, Eveline