Fonds F 596

Thomas Glegg fonds


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Title
Thomas Glegg fonds
Dates of Creation
1841-1842
Physical Description

1 volume of textual records

6 drawings

5 watercolours

1 plan

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of a bound volume belonging to Thomas Glegg which he called a "Sketchbook , Notebook, and Commonplace book" . The first fifteen pages of the volume contains drawings in pen and ink and watercolours, with notes about the content of the drawings. Illustrations include the Brock Monument on Queenston Heights; one of 3 blockhouses erected during the rebellion of 1837 in Toronto; a sketch of the English Church at Hamilton, Ontario, a plan of the city of Toronto and Toronto Island; a drawing of Fort York at Toronto; the English Church at Dundas, Ontario; and the residence of John Powell on Spadina Avenue in Toronto; and a view of King Street in Toronto.

In addition to comments on the sketches, the volume also contains a detailed description of Hamilton, Ontario.

The remainder of the volume contains two additional sketches and many clippings and notes, but of sites and topics related to England rather than to Canada West. They include extracts from published literature, notes on architecture, and some genealogical information.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Thomas Glegg (fl. 1841-1842) was a Royal Engineer who visited Upper Canada in 1841-1842.

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Glegg, Thomas, fl. 1841-1842

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Terms For Use and Reproduction
Records are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use other than for research and private study any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Volume was donated to the Archives of Ontario by B.R. Hammond of Nottinghamshire, England in 1966.
Notes

Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession 4579.

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