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Old Sleuth Weekly

Subseries consists of 98 issues from Old Sleuth Weekly.

Publisher: Arthur Westbrook

Date of First Issue (No. 1): Apr. 17, 1908 Date of Last Issue (No. 203): May 17, 1912

First in Collection (No. 1): Apr. 17, 1908 Last in Collection (No. 172): 1911

Old Sleuth Weekly follows a varied publication schedule: bi-monthly and weekly. The format is 8 x 11 inches with 32 pages. Issues cost 5 cents. Pictorial covers are coloured. All novels are signed by Old Sleuth; they consist primarily of detective stories reprinted from the OS Library, with some new stories.

Nick Carter Weekly

Subseries consists of 6 issues from Nick Carter Weekly.

Publisher: Street and Smith, New York

Date of First Issue(No. 1): Jan. 2, 1897
Date of Last Issue (No. 819): Sept. 7, 1912

First in Collection (No. 231): Jun. 1, 1901
Last in Collection (No. 311): Dec. 13, 1902

Nick Carter Weekly is a continuation of the Nick Carter Library. Titles vary throughout this series, containing the NC Library, New NC Library, New NC Weekly, etc.--nos. 43-320 are Nick Carter Weekly. The format is 8 x 11 inches, with 32 pages. Issues cost 5 cents. Pictorial covers are coloured. Consists primarily of detective stories. Authors include Frederic Van Rensselaer Dey, plus various others. Reprints some stories from the NC Library but adds many more, including stories reprinted from the Old Cap. Collier Library.

New Nick Carter Weekly

Subseries consists of 230 issues from New Nick Carter Weekly. folders containing the dime novels from this subseries are labelled simply, "Nick Carter Weekly", not "New NC Weekly".

Publisher: Street and Smith, New York

Date of First Issue (No. 1): Jan. 2, 1897
Date of Last Issue (No. 819): Sept. 7, 1912

First in Collection (No. 365): Dec. 26, 1903
Last in Collection (No. 801): May 4, 1912

New NC Weekly is a continuation of the NC Library and NC Weekly; it comprises nos. 8-42 and 321-819. The format is 7 x 10 ½ inches (nos. 8-42) and 8 x 11 inches (nos. 321-819), with 32 pages. Issues cost 5 cents. Pictorial covers are coloured. Continued by NC Stories.

WWII

Photographs from 'Punch' Dickins' time in the military during WWII.

William Armstrong Correspondence

Contains correspondence to Robert Bell from William Armstrong. Correspondence contains personal communications regarding drawings and sketches. Correspondence sent from Toronto, Ontario to the Geological Survey headquarters in Montreal, Quebec. William Armstrong (1822-1914) immigrated to Canada from Ireland in 1851. He was a railway engineer and enjoyed painting and sketching. More information on William Armstrong can be found in the Canadian Encyclopaedia.

Walton Haydon Correspondence

Contains correspondence to Robert Bell from Walton Haydon. Correspondence contains personal communications regarding specimen studies and finding survey work. Correspondence sent from Moose Factory, Ontario and East Selkirk, Manitoba to the Geological Survey headquarters in Montreal, Quebec. Dr. Walton Haydon entered the Hudson's Bay Company's service in 1877 and was an amateur collector of natural history. More information on Walton Haydon can be found in the HBC Archives.

G. S. McConnell Correspondence

Contains correspondence to Robert Bell from G. S. McConnell. Correspondence contains personal communications regarding land use and settlements in the Touchwood Hills area. Correspondence sent from Touchwood Hills and Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan to the Geological Survey headquarters in Montreal, Quebec.

D. F. MacDonald Correspondence

Contains correspondence to Robert Bell from A. MacDonald. Correspondence contains personal communications regarding missing items belonging to Dr. Bell. Correspondence sent from Parry Sound, Ontario to the Geological Survey headquarters in Montreal, Quebec.

A. MacDonald Correspondence

Contains correspondence to Robert Bell from A. MacDonald. Correspondence contains personal communications regarding supplies and provisions. Correspondence sent from Hudson's Bay Company Fort Albany to the Geological Survey headquarters in Montreal, Quebec.

F. Buller Correspondence

Contains correspondence to Robert Bell from F. Buller. Correspondence contains personal communications regarding missing books. Correspondence sent from Montreal, Quebec to the Geological Survey headquarters in Montreal, Quebec.

Alexander Matheson Correspondence

Contains correspondence to Robert Bell from Alexander Matheson. Correspondence contains personal communications regarding provisions, accounts, goods, and fauna. Correspondence sent from Rat Portage, Ontario to the Geological Survey headquarters in Montreal, Quebec. Alexander Matheson (1844-1904) was a fur trader and entered the Hudson's Bay Company's service in 1861. At the time of his correspondence to Dr. Bell, Matheson was the manager at Rat Portage, now Kenora. More information on Alexander Matheson can be found on the Manitoba Historical Society's website.

S. K. Parson Correspondence

Contains correspondence to Robert Bell from S. K. Parson. Correspondence contains personal communications regarding business, family, events in the area, and accounts. Correspondence sent from Moose Factory, Winnipeg, and Montreal to the Geological Survey headquarters in Montreal, Quebec.

A. Calder Correspondence

Contains correspondence to Robert Bell from A. Calder. Correspondence contains personal communications regarding an estimate for a carriage. Correspondence sent from Winnipeg, Manitoba to the Geological Survey headquarters in Montreal, Quebec.

Granville Stanley Hall Correspondence

Contains correspondence to Robert Bell from G. Stanley Hall. Correspondence contains personal communications regarding puberty rites among the Cree. Incoming correspondence sent from Worcester, Massachusetts to Robert Bell. G. Stanley Hall (1844-1924) was an American psychologist who is commonly known as the founder of child psychology and educational psychology. In 1889, Hall became the first president of Clark University and kept that position until 1920. More information on G. Stanley Hall can be found in the "New World Encyclopedia": http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/G._Stanley_Hall.

George Simpson McTavish, Jr. Correspondence

Contains correspondence to Robert Bell from George Simpson McTavish Junior. Correspondence contains personal communications regarding McTavish's work with Hudson's Bay Company, and as manager at a cannery in British Columbia. Correspondence sent from various places such as York Factory, Winnipeg, and Victoria.

Little magazines and small presses: chronological research records

David McKnight’s Little Magazine individual files organized chronologically from [1932]; 1941 to 1988 and labeled alphabetically within each year. The publication year is highlighted in the file title, but file contents may contain material outside the highlighted year, and all represented dates are listed in the right date column. Folders include articles, source information, and print ephemera.

New Wave Canada Exhibition

The New Wave Canada exhibition files include correspondence leading up to the issuing of the Library and Archives exhibit contract, including business correspondence, a draft exhibition proposal and drafts of the catalog, and cover proofs associated with the development and publishing of an exhibition catalogue and website. Two photographs related to the exhibition are also included with these files.

Coach House Press Archives

The Coach House Press archive includes material related to the history of the Press and contains articles, news clippings, printed information and notes. Included are two ninety-minute audio cassette tapes of interviews with Stan Bevington and Victor Coleman and also of note, is a file related to a Coach House Press exhibition held at the Grolier Club in June/July 2010.

Album 1: 1st Canadian Command Depot. Shorncliffe

A ]leather] bound album with gold lettering on front cover which says: 1st Canadian Command Depot. Shorncliffe. Photos. On the inside cover is an added printed inscription which reads: "to Major-Gen. Sir S.B. Steele, K.C.M.G., C.B., M.V.O. With the Compliments of Lieut. Col. A.E. Myalt & Offficers 1st C.C.D. Shorncliffe". In pencil is added March 1918. On the inside back cover is printed: 'Photographs by Lambert Weston, Folkestone'

Lambert Weston Ltd..

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