Fonds F 4620
42 centimetres of textual records (includes 2 photographs)
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.
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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|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|