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Joseph Tucker fonds

  • ON00009 F 4266
  • Fonds
  • 1810-1811

Fonds consists of one handwritten volume which is a day book kept by Joseph Tucker in the operation of his general merchant business. Entries include customers' names, goods sold, and prices. Merchandise sold includes groceries and sundries such as silk, flour, stockings, muslin, and rice.

World Printing and Publishing Company business accounts book

  • ON00009 F 4291
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1893

Fonds consists of one account book containing the business records of the World Printing and Publishing Company. Entries include clients' names, descriptions of jobs, and job costs. Titles of published readers are also included.

Mary Thebo fonds

  • ON00009 F 4261
  • Fonds
  • 1864-1885

Fonds consists of two handwritten volumes which are an account book and an invoice book for a general merchant or wholesaler. Entries include sales of groceries and sundries, prices, and customers' names and accounts.

David H.W. Henry fonds

  • ON00009 F 4637
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1998 (predominant 1973-1998)

Fonds consists of material created and received by Justice David H.W. Henry, mainly during his career as a university lecturer, federal civil servant, a judge of the Ontario courts and the Federal Court of Appeal and as an adjudicator of The Private Court (a private-sector law firm specializing in alternative dispute resolution). In addition to a small amount of material from his early life and career, the records mainly consist of notes, correspondence, background / support materials, court documents, and arbitration documents relating to cases which came before him. Also included in the fonds are speeches on the Combine Investigation Act, reference materials on various legal topics, university lecture materials, administrative files relating to his daily work as a judge at Osgoode Hall, and correspondence with his professional colleagues and acquaintances.

Jack Ryrie fonds

  • ON00009 C 25
  • Fonds
  • [188-?]-1990

Fonds consists of personal and professional records of Toronto architect Jack Ryrie. This includes work done for various architectural firms, including Saunders and Ryrie, Mathers and Haldenby, and Allward and Gouinlock.

Personal records include certificates, diaries, notebooks and sketches and paintings, in a variety of media, created while living in Toronto as well as while traveling and studying in Europe, the Middle East and Egypt.

Fonds also includes records relating to Ryrie's purchase, restoration and occupation of the Toronto residence named "Whitehall".

Photographic records document family and friends, Whitehall, travels and historic buildings of Ontario

For a more detailed description, use this link to the Archives of Ontario's descriptive database:

Ryrie, Jack, 1903-1988

St. Lawrence Starch Company fonds

  • ON00009 F 4392
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1999

Fonds consists of the records created, received and collected by the St. Lawrence Starch Company Limited and its associated operations.

The records are comprehensive in scope and span the company's history from its beginnings to the late 1990s. Included among the textual records are minutes from the Board of Directors of St. Lawrence Starch, its subsidiaries, and the parent W.J. Gray Holdings Company. There is also extensive executive level correspondence, financial statements, corporate tax returns and ledgers; factory orders; correspondence with suppliers, customers and competitors and various levels of government; internal committee minutes; records relating to labour relations; and records relating to legal matters, including litigation over supply of corn syrup to the Dionne quintuplets in the 1930s and the Countervailing duty in the 1980s.

There are also records documenting product research and development, production processes, planning and expansion proposals, and files documenting the company's relations with the community and its involvement in sponsoring sporting events. Finally there are records on the Company's downsizing and plant closing, and the demolition and redevelopment of the factory lands, including environmental assessments.

The fonds also includes special media such as photographs, architectural drawings and moving images. Among the special media highlights are numerous photographs and architectural drawings of the company's facilities and machinery, photographs of company sponsored sporting events and of the Gray family, original art work and advertisements for Bee Hive, Durham Starch. St Lawrence Corn Oil and other St. Lawrence products (a number of the Bee Hive ads featuring the Dionne quintuplets and well-known Canadian athletes such as hockey legend Frank Mahovolich, and Olympic medallists Karen Magnussen (figure skating) and Nancy Green (skiing)). There are a few examples of Bee Hive hockey cards of Toronto Maple Leaf players from the 1950s and 1960s. Finally there are sound recordings, transcripts, films and videos of St. Lawrence advertisements. Of particular interest are sound recordings and transcripts pertaining to the 1930s radio program 'What Price Loyalty?' which highlighted the St. Lawrence versus Canada Starch rivalry.

For a more detailed description, use this link to the Archives of Ontario's descriptive database:

St. Lawrence Starch Co.

Robert Candish Smith fonds

  • ON00009 C 157
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1895]-1946

Fonds consists of 1 album containing 52 photographs, and 26 loose photographs of the Village of Swansea and its surrounding areas, Ontario between 1895 and 1946. Photographs were taken by Robert Candish Smith, an advertising executive, author of "Three Hundred Years in and around the Swansea School Grounds," and resident of Swansea.

Included are photographs of local buildings including the First Morningside Presbyterian Church, Victoria Presbyterian Church, Swansea School and West Toronto High School; homes and residents; and views of the street railway Belt Line running parallel to Bloor Street. Photographs also show views of Morningside Ave., Ellis Ave., Evelyn Ave., the Humber River, Kennedy Park, and High Park.

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Smith, Robert C., 1852-1950

Nell Maciborka fonds

  • ON00009 C 163
  • Fonds
  • [190-?]-[ca.1920]

Fonds consists of 50 photographs of horse teams and farming, and unidentified portraits. The portraits were taken by various photographers primarily located in Orillia, Ontario. Also included in the fonds is a Grand Dominion & Industrial Exhibition ticket (1887); a J. McLauchlan & Sons advertisement for cream soda (19--?); a postcard of Victoria Harbour, Lamber Co's Office; and a hand coloured postcard of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales on the 1st Anniversary of his visit to Canada in 1919.

For a more detailed description, use this link to the Archives of Ontario's descriptive database:

Maciborka, Nell

Order Sons of Italy of Canada fonds

  • ON00009 F 4378
  • Fonds
  • 1915-2003

Fonds consists of textual records, photographs, sound and moving images and artifacts created, accumulated and used by The Order Sons of Italy of Canada (formerly the Order Sons of Italy in Ontario) since its founding in 1915.

These records were created by officers of the Grand Lodge, and officers and members of the local lodges and the Mutual Benefit Society in the course of the following activities: management of the organization's finances; administration of membership; provision of mortuary and health insurance; social and cultural activities; meetings and conventions; charitable work; and advocacy work.

These records also reflect the development of the Order including its rapid expansion in the 1920s-1930s, regeneration in the post-war period, and gradual evolution in the last half of the 20th Century.

Fonds also includes artifacts, original records and photo reproductions used as display items in the exhibit, "Con le mani ed i cuori" mounted by the Multicultural History Society of Ontario.

Fonds is arranged into series by local lodge, and at the sub-series level for the records of the Grand Lodge.

For a more detailed description, use this link to the Archives of Ontario's descriptive database:

Order Sons of Italy of Canada

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