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"Hatching Caddis" Print

  • ON00154 MPH15.1.3
  • Item
  • 1996

Item is a framed print from the Douglas R. Greer Collection entitled: "Hatching Caddis," 1996. Includes the following caption: "There are more than 2000 species of Caddisflies, (some species are known as sedge-flies), comprising an ever-present fertility for fly-casters on Ontario trout streams such as the Ganaraska and the Grand. Caddisflies represent an astonishing 50 per cent of the Grand River's invertebrates, and unlike Ontario's Mayflies - which live for only a day - the Caddisfly's productive life-cycle can last for a month or more."

Greer, Douglas R.

"Her Cardboard Lover" Movie Poster

  • ON00154 2013.5.7
  • Item
  • 1942

Item is a hand-painted movie poster created by the Capitol Theatre, 1942. It features information about the showing of "Her Cardboard Lover" on Monday and Tuesday September 28-29th, 1942. Additional text on the poster includes: 2nd Feature "We Go Fast" "With Speed Cuties and Cops" and "Capitol News."

Capitol Theatre

"History of St. Cuthbert's"

  • CA PCA Acc4172
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1970]

This history of St. Cuthbert's Parish in St. Theresa's, Prince Edward Island traces the development of the parish from a mission church to 1970. The history includes a list of resident priests, a list of priests and sisters from St. Cuthbert's Parish and a list of the first Catholic settlers if the Mission of St. Cuthbert.

In the 1840s, following an influx of Irish Catholic immigrants to the Fort Augustus, Prince Edward Island, area, a mission church was established on the Baldwin's Road. This church, which had been dedicated to St. Cuthbert, served the mission for nearly thirty years when it was decided that a larger church was required. This second church stood from 1875 until 1879 when it was destroyed by a windstorm. Construction immediately started on a new church which was completed and dedicated to St. Theresa in 1886. In 1912 the parish hired architect James Harris to design a a larger church. Upon its completion in 1919 the new church was returned to the patronage of St. Cuthbert.


"I Married an Angel" Movie Poster

  • ON00154 2013.5.2
  • Item
  • 1942

Item is a production company movie poster for "I Married an Angel" used by the Capitol Theatre, 1942.

Capitol Theatre

"I'm a Fan of the Capitol Theatre"

  • ON00154 2004.26.2.2
  • Item
  • Unknown

Item is a paper fan with oriental scenes sponsored by Barney Mills Plumbing and Ling Brothers Plumbing and Heating reads "I'm a fan of the Capitol Theatre."

Capitol Theatre

"Immigration and Identity" Latin American women's oral history project collection

  • Collection
  • 2002

This collection consists of the oral histories of 25 women who were born in Latin American countries and have settled in British Columbia's Lower Mainland since the 1970's. It includes 33 original sound cassettes and one set of copies of the interviews, 25 Spanish transcripts, 25 English transcripts, interviewee consent forms, and a 31-page coil-bound booklet which describes the project and provides brief biographies.

"In Mortal Combat"

  • NSSXA 84-119-14219
  • Item

Item is a photograph of two members of the 25th Battalion of the CEF mock-fighting each other with rods during World War 1. The reverse of the photo notes the two are "In Mortal Combat."


  • NSSXA 79-539-3519
  • Item

Item is a photograph of the ferry boat Irene.


  • NSSXA 80-23-4203
  • Item

Item is a print of L'Ardent, inscribed to M. Bourinot from the officers of the ship. It shows seamen aboard the ship.

"Light & Dark Cahill (Dry), Dark Cahill (Wet)" Print

  • ON00154 MPH15.1.9
  • Item
  • 1996

Item is a framed print from the Douglas R. Greer Collection entitled: "Light & Dark Cahill, a brakeman on the Erie & Lackawanna Railroad, New York. Dry flies are tied with waterproof rooster neck-hackles, which enable them to float. The sinking wet flies are tied to emulate the underwater stage of an insect's life. A popular legend involving Daniel Cahill established this young sportsman as a conservative pioneer. The related occasion was a serious derailment of Daniel's train, and he re-entered the capsized car to retrieve a number of rainbow trout destined for a hatchery, and released them in a nearby creek."

Greer, Douglas R.

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