Montreal (inhabited place)
Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:
86 x 105 mm. Arthur and Barbara Davidson in their wedding outfits.
A 16mm black-and-white cinefilm without sound of a council meeting at Montreal, general views of a lake and horsejumping. A note on the film can reads: 'Montreal B&W. Council 1952. Lake Memphra Magog'.
A 16mm colour cinefilm, without sound. Scenes showing the St Lawrence 'freeze up' of 1951-1952, including road clearance scenes, winter sports and a view of ice flows breaking up by the progress of a ship. A note on the film can reads: 'St Lawrence freeze-up. Montreal - snow ploughs. The mountain - winter sports. Laurentians - spring. Windsor, Vermont - summer'.
Half-plate (landscape format). St Lawrence River : near Montreal. [Two horses pulling ice-cutting blade over river ice with man following holding plough handles].
245 x 195 mm black and white photograph showing Home signing a visitor’s book, flanked by Smedley and Mayor Jean Drapeau.
52 x 51 mm. Lady Tymms and a second woman standing outdoors.
Half-plate (landscape format). (University buildings in background).
205 x 149 mm. A view from the St Lawrence River looking towards the City Hall, the Church of Notre Dame de Bonsecours and the Bonsecours Wharf. In the foreground are the huge mounds of breaking ice which pile up at the side of the river during the thaw.
209 x 152 mm. A winter scene in Belmont Street looking along a path cut through the snow with domestic residences in the background. Print signed ‘Henderson’.
335 x 263 mm. Showing a woodland scene in Mount Royal Park in winter, with snow on the ground and hoar frost on the trees. In the centre foreground stands an empty horse sleigh. Print signed ‘Henderson’.
Landscape format. Winter scene.
Detailed diary written whilst Smedley visited parts of eastern Canada and Washington, DC, with Lord Home, Commonwealth Secretary, 1955-57 (circa 200 sheets).
Itineraries, dinner plans, tourist brochures, and prospectuses from the ‘British Newfoundland Corporation Limited, Montreal, May 1956’ and the ‘Quebec Labrador Iron Ore Company of Canada’ are also included.
107 x 67 mm. Snow-covered ground, with a domed church in the background, partly obscured by trees.
These files include annual reports, accompanied in some cases by explanatory letters, reports of annual general meetings, statements of accounts and other papers.
Quarter-plate (landscape format). The Place Viger Station, C.P.R.
The caption continues: 'Negro boss of the café on the ladder'.
The branch was formed in July 1930 after a Local Committee had been authorised in 1929. The records include the drafting and approval of a constitution, correspondence, Women's Committee Minute Books 1941-67 and a Visitors' Book 1962-75.
Women's Committee Minute Books 1941-67 and Visitors' Book 1962-75.
Quarter-plate (landscape format).
341 x 266 mm. A view from Mount Royal looking eastwards over the city towards the St. Lawrence River and the Victoria Bridge in the distance. The twin towers of the church of Notre Dame can be seen in the centre of the print near the river, while in the foreground is the frozen-over MacTavish Reservoir (built 1864), dominated by the square of Ravenscrag, built in 1862 as the home of Sir Hugh Allen (1810-82), reputed to be the richest man in Canada. Print signed ‘Alexander Henderson’.
238 x 190 mm. A view looking across Montreal with Place D’ Armes Square, part of St. James’ Street and the Bank of Montreal in the foreground.