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Heritage Camera Collection

  • 2005.006
  • Collection
  • [between ca. 1860 and 2010]

The Heritage Camera Collection is comprised of cameras, mainly from the Wilhem E. Nassau Camera Collection, the Irving G. Rumney fonds, and several other small, individual donations. This collection traces the evolution of the tools of popular pho...

Robert MacIntosh City of Toronto Book Collection

  • 2013.007
  • Collection
  • 1807-2004

Collections contains historical and contemporary books on the history of Toronto, featuring tourist guides and souvenirs from the city form the late 19th and early 20th centuries.All books are catalogued on our library catalogue: https://catalogue...

Lantern Slide Collection

  • 2017.017
  • Collection
  • 1820-1950

This collection consists of early optical devices commonly known as magic lanterns. The first report of the construction of a magic lantern is generally considered to be referring to the Dutch scientist Christiaan Huygens in 1659. The lanterns in...

Theatre Program Collection

  • 2011.006
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1960] - 2010

Collection consists of theatre programs from Great Britain and Ireland, Broadway venues in New York, and from various theatres in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario, including the Shaw and Stratford Festivals. Opera and symphony programmes are al...

Canadian Opera Company

Leniniana Collection

  • F 2008.005
  • Collection
  • 1917-2003; predominant 1980-1990

The collection consists of more than 800 items featuring the image of Vladimir Ilych Lenin, the founder of the Soviet Union. There is a variety of media, including paper, textile, bronze, alloy, gold, clay, wood, porcelain, stone as well as books,...

Canadian Whites Comic Book Collection

  • F 2015.003
  • Collection
  • 1941-1946

Fonds consists of 181 comic books, produced in Canada, mainly during World War II, after the War Exchange Conservation Act (WECA), on December 2, 1940 classified American comics as "luxury goods" and limited their importation. Generally...

Bell Features and Publishing Company Limited