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Name Canada West
Number of Archive records 40
Number of Object records 3

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A1952.26.6 - When the West Was Young, ca. 1933.

details the development, habitation and lifestyle of the early settlers of western Canada

A1975.3.11 - Canada West and East [and maritimes], map, 1852.

Map of Canada West and East; insert map of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick,lower right, with Coat of Arms of Canada in upper left; picture of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in center; printed in beige, blue and green (faded); decorative border; with black wooden roller on bottom and wooden bar on top for hanging; linen backing. MAP 87

A1976.136.13 - Lectures on Mental Science According to the Philosophy of Phrenology, 1854.

Lectures presented to the Anthropological Society of the Western Liberal Institute of Marietta, Ohio, in 1851. Phrenology is the study of the human skull. Its dimensions, colour, and other qualities were thought to be indicative of the intelligence and characteristics of the "race" to which its owner belonged. Inscribed inside "Rob't Mitchell / Arthur / Canada West".

A1976.99.7 - Canada: Past, Present and Future, being a historical, geographical, geoligical and statistical account of Canada West, Vol II, W.H. Smith, 1851.

Canada: Past, Present and Future, being a historical, geographical, geoligical and statistical account of Canada West, Vol II, W.H. Smith. Illustrated review of Canada with textual accounts of historical, geographical and geological history, current and future use. Volume: II.

A1977.12.50 - Canada: Physical, Economic, and Social, ca.1855.

History of Canada. Map of Canada West attached inside front cover.

A1977.12.50 - Canada: Physical, Economic, and Social, 1855

Geological structure, geographical features, The Great Lakes, Montreal, Canada West, soils, climate, population growth, Agriculture, etc. Includes charts and fold-out maps.

A1979.45.14 - Canada West, Tackabury's map, 1862.

Tackabury's Map of Canada West, showing population of cities and counties of Canada West, based on the 1861 census.; engraved on copper plates by O. Griffing Johnson; geological survey(?); MAP 172.

A1980.116 - Diary of a Journey Through Upper Canada and Some of the New England States, by John Goldie, 1819.

Typed transcription prepared circa 1950 of "Diary of a Journey Through Upper Canada and Some of the New England States" written by John Goldie in 1819.

A1984.15 - William Elmslie of Scotland to George Elmslie of Ancaster, Ontario, 1846.

Handwritten letter sent to "Mr. George Elmslie of the Grammar School, Ancaster, Canada West", from William Elmslie of Kidd Lane, Aberdeen, Scotland, dated 01 Apr. 1846; letter offers spiritual guidance after a death in George's family, inquires after [George's wife?] Agnes and the children, references to Mr. Brodie [of Aberdeen?], George Gordon [of Aberdeen], the death of Mrs. Emslie of St. Andrews Street [Aberdeen], whose property William Elmslie had been looking after since 1829; love sent from Margaret and Helen For a transciption of this letter, see A2002.89 [MU 441].

A1984.38 - Canada West, formerly Upper Canada, map, 1846.

photograph of 1846 map of "Canada West, formerly Upper Canada", published by S. Augustus Mitchell and reproduced by Archives of Ontario in 1984. MAP 591.

A1984.38 - Home and Simcoe Districts, map, 01 March 1841.

photograph of 1841 map of the Home and Simcoe Districts, surveyed by C. Rankin; shows road from Owen Sound to Oakville, detail of the twps. of Luther, Amaranth and part of Arthur. MAP 592.

Image of A1985.110 - Guelph, C.W. on the River Spey [sic], by Edwin Whitefield, ca. 1865.

A1985.110 - Guelph, C.W. on the River Spey [sic], by Edwin Whitefield, ca. 1865.

Slides made by Gordon Couling, 30 May 1977, of a book open to an ink sketch of Guelph by Edwin Whitefield (1816-1892); drawn ca. 1865. Book was in an archives or museum collection [possibly that of the Royal Ontario Museum; accession number visible lower right: 955.215.2u ]. Written on card accompanying slides, "Edwin Whitefield / 1816-1892". British/American artist, Edwin Whitefield, was born in Dorset, England in on 22 September 1816. He emigrated to the United States in 1838, and specialized in producing lithographs and illustrated books of cities and North American architecture. He passed away in Massachusetts on 26 December 1892. - 11032: Right side of image with title, "Guelph

A1989.58 - Smith's Canadian Gazetteer Comprising Statistical and General Information Respecting All Parts of the Upper Province of Canada West 1846

Smith's Canadian Gazetteer Comprising Statistical and General Information Respecting All Parts of the Upper Province of Canada West 1846 contains statistical and textual information on communities in Canada West

A1990.147 - Upper Canada Naturalization Records (1828-1850)

photocopy of article published in 4 parts containing nominal index to Upper Canada Naturalization records at National Archives, printed 1979-1980

Image of A1997.114 - Portrait of a Shanly family child, Toronto, Ontario, ca. 1870.

A1997.114 - Portrait of a Shanly family child, Toronto, Ontario, ca. 1870.

Black and white print, with heightening added to collar and hair. Pencil added to hair and bottom of image. Mat cropped. Bust-length portrait of a child wearing mid-toned outfit with dark buttons and white lace collar. Identified on front as "Shanly". Multiplication figures written on back in pencil. Written in pen in the hand of Guy L. Saunders, "by Carson and Arthurs, Toronto, C.W."

Image of A1997.114 - Portrait of Frances Elizabeth Shanly as a child, Toronto, Ontario, ca. 1870.

A1997.114 - Portrait of Frances Elizabeth Shanly as a child, Toronto, Ontario, ca. 1870.

Black and white print, overpainted with watercolours and pencil. Mat cropped. Portrait of girl wearing striped blouse. Identifed on front as "Frances Elizabeth Shanly". Written on back, "Frances Elizabilt Shanly 1855-1912". In the hand of Guy L. Saunders, "by Carson and Arthurs, Toronto, C.W."

A1997.119 - Ontario History, Vol.83, No.1, March 1991

Ontario History, the quarterly journal of the Ontario Historical Society. Contains "The Search for Mary Bibb, Black Woman Teacher in Nineteenth-Century Canada West" by Afua Cooper. Filed in Reading Room vertical history file "Black History - General". Issue Number: No. 1 Volume: LXXXIII (83)

A1997.93 - The [Toronto] North American, 05 Aug. 1853.

The North American, August 5, 1853, Toronto, C.W. Contains report from a Hamilton newspaper on a celebration there of the anniversary of abolition of slavery. Circled in blue crayon is an advertisement for Massey farm equipment. Issue Number: 82 Volume: 3

A1998.26 - Upper Canada Naturalization Records, Wellington District, 1842-1849

This nominal index to Upper Canada Naturalization records for Wellington District, 1842-1849 was compiled by Frances Hoffman from the Upper Canada Naturalization Register at the National Archives of Canada, printed 1998. For a comprehensive index to Upper Canada Naturalization Records, see Donald S. McKenzie's Upper Canada Naturalization Records, 1828-1850, published by the OGS in 1991.

A2000.100 - Bargain and Sale, 100 acres Lot 8, Con. 3, Pilkington Twp., 1850

Bargain and Sale, transferring title to 100 acres Lot 8, Concession 3, Twp. of Woolwich West of the Grand River [this land would be later known as Pilkington Twp]. Property was transferred by Edward Tylee Esq., London England, devisee in trust to the Estate of the late Major General Robert Pilkington, to Alexander McFarlane / Macfarlane, yeoman of the Twp. of Woolwich, Province of Canada. Document appears to have been prepared by Cameron, Brock and Robinson, Conveyencers etc., Toronto; document was registered in Book 2, Twp. of Pilkington, at Guelph 24 Dec. 1854, over the signature of A.M. Jackson, Deputy Registrar, Canada West.