Edward Lye and Sons Organ Company fonds Help


Fonds F 4620

Edward Lye and Sons Organ Company fonds


About these records

Title
Edward Lye and Sons Organ Company fonds
Dates of Creation
1881-1994
Physical Description

42 centimetres of textual records (includes 2 photographs)

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of the surviving records of the Edward Lye and Sons Organ Company, as well as research materials about the Lye family that were recorded or accumulated by the late Lieutenant-Colonel Christopher C. Conliffe of Ottawa, Ontario, while working on his Masters thesis about the firm.

The fonds includes personal and family records of the founder, business correspondence, equipment specifications and instrument layouts for organs, and contracts. The fonds also includes research materials of and thesis drafts by Lieut.-Col. Christopher C. Conliffe.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Edward Lye & Sons Organ Company was a family-owned business based in Toronto that manufactured, installed, and refurbished pipe organs across Canada from 1864 to 1982.

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Edward Lye & Sons Organ Company

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright has been transferred to the Archives of Ontario by the donor, insofar as the donor is the copyright owner of the donated materials. Series also contains material owned by various other copyright owners. To find out more about the copyright status of the particular material you wish to use, consult a Reference Archivist through the Reference Desk. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use these records for purposes other than for research and private study, please submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These records were transferred to the Archives of Ontario in March 2010 by Rosemary Conliffe.
Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
F 4620-1 Edward Lye & Sons Organ Company records and correspondence
F 4620-2 Edward Lye & Sons Organ Company contracts
F 4620-3 Christopher C. Conliffe Masters thesis and research notes