Fonds F 4477
1.2 metres of textual records
2427 photographs : black and white prints
631 photographs : colour prints
6 photographs : black and white negatives
840 photographs : colour slides
Fonds consists of research materials gathered by McBurney and Byers for the writing and publication of four books on historical buildings in Ontario: "Rural roots: pre-Confederation buildings of the York Region of Ontario", "Homesteads: early buildings and families from Kingston to Toronto", "The Governor's road: early buildings and families from Mississauga to London", and "Tavern in the town: early inns and taverns of Ontario".
Records include photographs taken by Hugh Robertson to illustrate the books as well as colour slides used for illustrated talks by the authors. Textual records include interview notes, information on specific buildings, pamphlets, and original and copied datasheets used for the Goulding Architectural Survey of Ontario's pre-confederation buildings, a survey directed by Professor William Goulding of the Faculty of Architecture, University of Toronto.
Fonds has been arranged into 9 series.
Margaret McBurney (1931- ) is a Toronto author of books and articles on Canadian social history, heritage buildings and architecture.
Mary Byers (1933- ) is a Toronto author of books and articles about Canadian social history, heritage and architecture.
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Other records relating to the Goulding Survey can be found in C 61, William S. Goulding fonds. The fonds also contains the Goulding Architectural Survey of Ontario, including surveys and some photographs of all the historic buildings built prior to 1855.
Title based on the content of the fonds.
No further accruals are expected.
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|Reference Code||Series Title|
|F 4477-1||McBurney and Byers research files for "Rural Roots: Pre-Confederation Buildings of the York Region of Ontario"|
|F 4477-2||McBurney and Byers research files for "Homesteads: early buildings and families from Kingston to Toronto"|
|F 4477-3||McBurney and Byers research files for "The Governor's road: early buildings and families from Mississauga to London"|
|F 4477-4||McBurney and Byers research files for "Tavern in the town: early inns and taverns of Ontario"|
|F 4477-5||McBurney and Byers articles for Leisure Ways magazine|
|F 4477-6||McBurney and Byers research notes and articles for Ontario Living magazine|
|F 4477-7||Margaret McBurney and Mary Byers publicity files|
|F 4477-8||Correspondence from Dorothy Clark McClure|
|F 4477-9||Supplementary Ontario research materials|