The collection consists of photographs; scrapbooks of correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings; monographs; poetry and prose; biographical information; and other material complied by and about Emily Stowe and Augusta Stowe Gullen. Material relates to their personal and professional lives, and the suffrage movement.
The fonds consists of textual materials and photographs. The textual material consists of a small number of original documents such as a hand-written letter from Mrs. Jane A. Whatmough to her daughter, Annie Louise Gallagher, dated 1904, wedding invitations and funeral a programme, as well as Gallagher and Whatmough family trees compiled by Howard Gallagher (1887-1997), a Whatmough Family History compiled by Janet (Whatmough) Cureton in 1974, and a 1932 yearbook of the Ontario Agricultural College and Macdonald Institute (Guelph). Included is a typescript, "Greenwood Farm", by Grant A. Whatmough, 1976 (225 pages). There are 80 photographs. Some had labels or inscriptions, others were identified with the assistance of Grant A. Whatmough or the Gallagher and Whatmough Family Trees. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Photographs Gordon Gallagher Gallagher family Grant Al Gallagher Family trees/yearbook
Series consists of one annotated photocopy of a computer printout of the Koivula family tree, beginning with Henrik Jakobsson Koivula; a photocopy of a handwritten family tree concerning descendants of Susanna Sanna Johansdotter Saarela Koivula; an annotated photocopy of a computer printout of a continuation of the Koivula family tree; a photocopy of an annotated computer printout of a family tree of the Luoma-Aho family; a photocopy of a handwritten family tree beginning with Adolf Henriksson Koivula; one annotated colour computer printout of an image of the Koivula house in Alajärvi Finland and another colour computer printout of two more images of the Koivula house in Alajärvi, Finland (2008); six pages of photocopies of a handwritten family tree of the daughters of Amalia Koivula (born 1863) and their families; an annotated photocopy of an annotated, typed family tree of Hilma Koivula, which was compiled by her daughter Anja (Roiha) Kovala; a photocopy of an annotated, typed list of the children of Taimi Hakomaki Heino Bertrand; a photocopy of a typed list of the children of May (Roiha) & William Kauko Lahti; a photocopy of an annotated, typed list of the children of Enni Yli-Harsila and Henry Roiha; and a photocopy of an annotated, typed list of the children of Anja (Roiha) & Arne Kovala; one newspaper obituary for Oscar Maki from the Sudbury Star in 1939; one photocopy of an obituary [from the Sudbury Star in 1947] for Julia Koivula Maki Salo; and 9 photographs.
Colour slides depicting various sights in and around Sudbury in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Some of the slides are numbered suggesting they were part of a larger slideshow on Sudbury. Slides may have been collected to support claims related to the city expropriation of properties on Borgia Street in the 1960s. Slides were produced by various studios in Ontario.
The fonds consists of copy prints of photographs taken by Chooutla (Carcross) Residential School teacher A. Richard King of his students and their school life in and around Carcross, Yukon. Subjects include Mr. King, Principal Lawson, Vice-Principal Walters, supervisors Miss Fennell, Miss Barstow and Beverly Bear, the school, tobogganing, and games and activities during Winter Carnival Days and Sports Day. Also included are images of the Matthew Watson General Store and tourists waiting to board the White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&YR) train at the Carcross station. Many of the students in the photographs are identified including Helen Malcolm, Dorothy Johnnie, Judy Hager, Vivian Smith, Velma Silas, Ben Johnson, Nancy Tizya, Virginia Simon and Ann Smith.
The fonds consists of photographs and negatives depicting scenes of Waterloo College (later named Waterloo Lutheran University and Wilfrid Laurier University) and portraits of faculty, staff, and students.
Series consists of images relating to the Cooke family and businesses. Subjects include J. Cooke Concrete history (possibly compiled for a book), Grimsby Brick & Tile Co., concrete plant demolition, the Townsend home, and Oaklands.
The fonds consists of minute books, treasurers reports, membership lists, lists of speakers and programmes, listings of books circulated, scrapbooks and photographs. There is one wooden plaque, presented to “Arts & Letters Club” on the occasion of the Incorporation of the City of Burlington, January 1, 1974.