Morris Norman general collection. First and Second Accruals. – 1833-[196-?].
– 16 cm of textual records and graphic materials. – 12 oversize items.
First Accrual 1844-[196-?]. 16 cm of textual records
and graphic material.
Politics and Government
F.1 Political Pamphlets:
Ralph Fox, Marx, Engels and Lenin on Ireland, New York, 1940
Marxism vs. Liberalism: An Interview, Marxist pamphlets
No. 2, 1945
Ilya Tsaregradsky, Cultural Activities of Soviet Trade Unions,
Eric Hass, Stalinist Imperialism, New York: 1946
United Nations, The Threat of Nuclear Weapons, n.d.
F.2 News clippings: 3 of President Coolidge; 1 of Princess Ileana
F.3-4 Government publications and documents:
Canada. Meteorology for Air Navigators, 1943
Alberta, Office of the Recorder of Brands, Notice of Cancellation of
Brand, January 1915
North-West Territories, Record of Brands, 1903-05
Nova Scotia, Historic Nova Scotia, n.d.
Ontario. The James Bay Treaty, No. 9, 1909
Ontario. The North-West Angle Treaty. No. 3, 1905, 1909
Lambton County, Ontario, County House of Refuge
Middlesex County, Ontario, Quarterly Return of Convictions, 1899;
torn into 8 pieces
Petition for a Tavern Licence
F.5 Government correspondence:
Lord Dufferin. Letter to Charles Blatherwick.. London, United
Kingdom, 1871 or 1891.
J. Bryce, House of Commons, letter of thanks for treatise, 1884
Letter to Hays (?), from (?), 1884 (?).
These three letters originally pasted on board together with autograph
signatures and postmarks
Consulado de Portugal. Halifax, NS, letter from, 1901
City of Niagara Falls clerk (W.S. Orr) to J. Herbert, 1942
Beaulieu, P.A. Dept. of External Affairs, letter to, re: a pay increase.
Paris, France, 1948
F.6 Printed ephemera
Mourning Service, King Edward VII, Windsor, 20 May 1910
Government of Canada. Blank passport application form. Ottawa,
Government of Ontario. Gasoline Handling License. Toronto, Ontario,
F.7 Other (Ships)
H.M. Yacht Britannia: A Short History of Her Predecessors Together
with a List of Her Officers and Ships Company, ca. 1953
The North-West Passage, 1940-42 and 1944: The Famous Voyage of
the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Schooner St. Roch
by Sgt. Henry Larsen, RCMP
Civil Defence Corps & Civil Defence Corps Welfare. Arm Bands, 1954
Canadian Engineers framed embroidered badge; n.d. but before 1965
when Canada adopted a new flag
British posters (oversize)
Tariff Reform League (formed 1903)
Wanted a Job, poster number 135. Printed by Hill,
Siffken & Co., London
Wanted a Change, poster number 129B. Printed by Hill,
Siffken & Co., London. Artist A.B. White
National Union of Conservative and Constitutional Associations (election
posters from either January or December 1910; dated by the Conservative
Party Archivist, Bodleian Library):
Radical Party, Radical Promises, Why! Its All a Froth,
Working Men, You Cant Eat your Cake and Have It, no.
Legal correspondence and documents
F.9 Two letters, both written from the Hotel Churchill in
Moose Jaw, Sask.: R. Carins to Mr. McClean, barrister; W.J. Cummings
to Mr. Goodman, 1946
F.10 W.W. Butts; causal promissory note to outfit man with clothes
and shoes, etc., 1 Jan. 1864
Business correspondence, invoices and other documents
Bell Piano and Organ Col. Ltd, Guelph, Ont., certificate, n.d.
C.C. Snowdon Oils. Calgary, Alberta, letter to Gravel & Gallant,
Canadian Bank of Commerce. Toronto, Ont., 1951 Business cards for F.O.
Claris Banking House. St. Thomas, Ont., 1884, notice and envelope
Crescent Bowling Alleys. Collingwood, Ontario, [196-?]
D.A. Jones, Dealers in Bees, Queens, Hives, Extractors. Beeton, Ont.,
Dearborn & Co. Tomato Catsup, envelope addressed to Miss Grace A
F.W. Bird & Son, Hamilton, Ontario, 1906, letter, leaflet and envelope
Ganong Bros. Ltd. St. Stephen, N.B., 1920, invoice
Gore Bank. Hamilton, Ontario, 1844, three deposit slips
Gray-Campbell Ltd., Moose Jaw, SK, letter re an estate claim, 1926
Greg Manufacturing Co. Ltd., information on Valento Wine, sent to Miss
Grace A. Wilson, 1899
H.C. Taylor Co., Chaswood, N.S., letter, 1905
Hamilton Willow Furniture Co., Hamilton, Ont., invoice, 1911
Imperial Oil, Limited. Monthly statement for and letter to Miss G.E.
Wilson, Boiestown, N.B., 1919-20
J.K. Falconbridge. Richmond Hill, Ont., 1856, invoice
John Labatt Brewer, London, Ont., 1907, invoice
John Eaton &Co., Dry Goods, Hamilton, Ont., invoice, 1876
Jones & Barclay Ltd., Birmingham, U.K., quotation on brass chain
for Fraser Hardwar Co. Ltd. Galt, Ont., 1923
Joseph Schlitz Brewing Co., Winnipeg, Manitoba, invoice, 1902
Lambton Loan and Investment Co., Sarnia, Ontario, savings bank book,
Leonard Bros ., Dealers in Fresh, Dry, Pickled and Smoked Fish, St.
John, N.B., letter to J&S. McEachen, Douglas. Ont., 1903
Lewis A. Lavers, Produce and Provision Commission Merchant, letter to
McEachen Bros., Shamrock, Ont. re: the prices of partridge and venison.
Montreal, Quebec, 188-?
M. Staunton & Co., Paper Hanging and Borders, Toronto, Ont., invoice,
Mail and Empire. Cheque for W.E.B. McKenzie. Toronto,
McCurdy & Co. Antigonish, Nova Scotia, list of goods ordered,
McMillan & Haynes, St. Catharines, Ont., 2 letters to J.S. McEachen,
M.S. Sobieski, ships laundry bill for cabin 60, 1948; in
English and Polish
Ontario Gypsum Co., Ltd., Paris, Ont., form letter, 1920
Miss K. Patton, employees saving and profits sharing fund statement
from Robert Simpson Co. Ltd., 1932
R.H. Smith Co. Ltd., St. Catharines, Ont., letter, 1911
Rock City Tobacco Co. Quebec City, Quebec, invoices and page 2 of a
Renfrew Machinery Co. Ltd. Letter and product information, 1936
Sheridan Equipment Co. Limited. Toronto, Ont., envelope
Spring Creek Stock Farms (Charles Barrett), Parkhill, Ont., letter
re: breeding, information on Grattan Royal, 1921
St. Charles Condensing Co. St. Charles, Illinois, letter to J&S.
McEachen, Douglas, Ont.1903
Stewart S. Haskell, Wholesale dealer in Fresh Fish, Owen Sound, Ont.
T.A. Estabrooks Ltd (Tea Importer). St. John, N.B., letter and invoice
to Grace A. Wilson, 1906
Traders Bank of Canada. Ingersoll, Ontario, 1901 cheque to D.D. Brown
Treaty Petroleum Ltd., Bloor Indian Reserve, prospectus, 1939
Welland Vale Mfg. Co., St. Catharines, Ont., letter re the price of
bicycle bells, 1897
Whites Ltd., Collingwood, Ont., letter to Fraser Hardware Co. Ltd.,
Galt, Ont., 1922
Yonge-Eglinton Motors Ltd., Toronto, Ont., billing envelope addressed
to Follis Garage, 1958
F.13 Letter from Thomas S. Scott (chief architect, Public Works
Canada) to his daughter, 2 June 1982, written from the Grand Union Hotel,
Winnipeg, Manitoba; letter from Gus to Jim, 20 February 1903, written
from the Hotel Leland, Wolsley, Assiniboia
Printed materials and ephemera
F.14 Dr. Nicholson re his practice in Bathurst, 17 April 1856;
Principal and Mrs. Dawson invitation to student of the university, 1869
F.15 Fredrick Burke Carron: Cape of Good Hope Medical Practitioners
Licence, 14 May 1908; Province of Quebec Medical certificate, n.d.
F.16 Temperature Indicators and Temperature Indicator Chart for
F.17 Great Lakes ships:
-Luckport, built as the Magnolia in Midland, Ont., 1898 at dock in ice
with another ship, name not visible.
-Hagarty, built in Collingwood, 1914, in ice with tug beside it; two
other ships in the background
-Rosa Reinecke, born 1867, amateur Buffalo N.Y. opera singer
-Man and car, Tel-Aviv, 1935
-Lumber Yard Across the Road from the Scott Farm
-Old Boys Reunion, Peterborough, Ont., 1925 parade, float From
Trapper to Finished Product, Wm. Leach & Sons Ltd.
F.18 The Famous South Africans, women and children
from various tribes with a white man, National Chemigraph Co. St. Louis;
name and tribes on verso
-Unidentified man photographed by L.E. Desmaria et Cie., Montreal, 1890s
-Child in a baby carriage, photographed by Haddens Studio, Alvinston,
Morris Norman general collection. Second accrual.
– 1833-1958. – 12 oversize items. – 2 folders (F.20, F.21)
F.20 Sir Peregrine Maitland (1777-1854), British soldier and colonial
administrator, autograph letter glued on paper, 1844
F.21 Montreal Neurological Institute: 3 b&w photographs mounted
on board, one with its director, Wilder Penfield, 1950s?
- Women’s Wear shop; the only identifiable item for sale are Perrin
Gloves. Items have been set out in display where customers would normally
be. B&w photograph
- Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York, and other members of their
party, at Government House in Toronto on 11 Oct. 1901. J. Frazer Bryce,
photographer from the Carbon Studio. B&w photograph. Everyone
is identified in printed index
- Charles-Ignace Gill (1844–1901) was a Quebec lawyer, legislator
and judge. Notman b&w portrait in his judge’s robes, thus 1879
- Ontario Normal College, staff and students of, 1897-1898, Hamilton,
Ont.. B&w photograph. Morrow, photographer. Everyone is identified
in printed index
“The Ontario Agricultural College and Experimental Farm, Guelph, Canada”;
premium presented to subscribers of 1889 by the Canadian Live stock
and Farm Journal, Hamilton, Ont.
Printed Materials (Oversize)
- Negro Boy Lawn Ornament pattern, no. 22, Darling Patterns, New Toronto,
- Saskatchewan Land and Homestead Company, Toronto Ont. “Happy Homes,
Announcement No. 1 … Fertile Farms”
- Great Western Railroad Company, Province of Canada Debenture, County
of Oxford, ₤100, 1 August 1853; image of Queen Victoria and
a rail train on the debenture
- Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, plan of the townsite
of Rivers, 142 miles west of Winnipeg, 1910
- The Carbonear Star and Conception Bay Journal, vol. 1, issue
30, 15 May 1833, pp. 77-80; Newfundland
- Province of Manitoba, Employment Available, Harvest Works is Available.
W.R. Clubb, Minister of Public Works, 9 August 1937. Text only.
- Christmas Island H-Bomb Tests, 1957-58, fabric pennant illustrated
with a bird sitting on an anchor; white on black