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1826 | Charles W. Jefferys | Download original version » (.jpg 4 MB)

Lt. Col. By watching the building of the Rideau Canal, 1826.

Colonel By Watching the Building of the Rideau Canal, 1826. Charles William Jefferys, Imperial Oil Collection series, Library and Archives Canada, accession number 1972-26-795, C-073703.

Three Years In Canada

1826-1828 | John McTaggart | Download original version » (.pdf 4 MB)

Book written by John MacTaggart entitled Three Years in Canada, 1826-1828.

MacTaggart, John. Three years in Canada : an account of the actual state of the country in 1826-7-8, comprehending its resources, productions, improvements, and capabilities, and including sketches of the state of society, advice to emigrants, &c. London : H. Colburn, 1829.Carleton University Archives and Research Collection. RAR FC51.M28 v.1/v.2.

1827 | Lt. Col. John By | Download original version » (.jpg 5 MB)

Plan and elevation of the barracks and hospital erected on Barrack Hill on the west side of the Rideau Canal by Lt. Col. By.

Lt Col John By, "Plan and Elevation of the Barracks and Hospital erected on the Hill right hand or west side of the Canal Valley Ottawa River. Lt. Col. By Commanding Royal Engineers, Rideau Canal", [1827], Library and Archives Canada, NMC-0023046.

Miscellaneous material [Textual Record] - (Dr. Christie’s Handwriten Notes pg 1987)

1827 | Dr. Christie | Download original version » (.pdf 3 MB)

Dr. Christie's Handwritten notes, p. 1987, 1826-1832.

Library and Archives Canada, MG24-I9, volume 37.

WO 44 - Document 11

1828 | Lt. Col. John By | Download original version » (.pdf 2 MB)

Royal Engineers Office, Lt. Col. John By to General Mann in 1828, dealing with the sickness of workmen and others employed with construction of the Rideau Canal.

Library and Archives Canada, MG-13-WO44, volume 15, pages 16-22.

WO 44 - Document 12

1828 | Lt. Col. John By | Download original version » (.pdf 3 MB)

Letter to Lt. Col. By; letters regarding the sickness and disease among the workers employed on the Rideau Canal; September 1828.

Library and Archives Canada, MG-13-WO44, volume 15, pages 27-37.

1831 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 1 MB)

Plan of the wharf at Entrance Bay.

Unknown Artist,"Plan of the Warfe", The National Archives of the UK, MPH1-1083 (3).

1832 | Ralph Alderson | Download original version » (.jpg 1 MB)

View of Cholera Hospital and telegraph, Grosse Isle, Quarentine Station, St. Lawrence River.

View of Cholera Hospital and Telegraph - Grosse Isle, Quarentine Station, St. Lawrence. Lt. Col. Ralph Alderson fonds, Library and Archives Canada, accession number 1934-286-1, C-005199.

1832 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 1 MB)

Rates and dues proposed to be levied on the Rideau Canal for the year 1832.

Library and Archives Canada, MG-13-WO44.

1834 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Surgical Tools, 1834.

Weiss London, Surgical Tools- H. P. Hill, 1834, brass, steel, wood & ivory, Bytown Museum, I198.

Return Of Deserters (WO44.B217.16.72-74)

1836-1855 | Unknown | Download original version » (.pdf 2 MB)

Return of deserters, 1836-1855.

Library and Archives Canada, MG13-WO44, volume 16, pages 72-74.

1847 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 1 MB)

Sketch showing vacant land in Lower Town .

Unknown Artist,"Sketch shewing a vacant spot of ground in Bytown", The National Archives of the UK, MPHH1-690(13).

1850-1900 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Syringe and Case, 1850- 1900.

Syringe and Case, 1850- 1900, glass & metal, Bytown Museum, I199.

1851 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 1 MB)

Map showing land around the first eight locks and property necessary to be kept for military purposes .

Unknown Artist,"Land necessary to be retained for Military purposes", The National Archives of the UK, MPH1-1155(1).

1852 | Lt. C. Sedley | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Plans with the elevations and sections of barracks on Barrack Hill in Bytown by Lt. Sedley, 1852.

Lt C. Sedley, "Bytown C.W. Plans, elevation and sections of the Barracks", [1852], Library and Archives Canada, NMC-0023053.

1852 | Lt. C. Sedley | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Plans with the elevations and sections of barracks on Barrack Hill in Bytown by Lt. Sedley, 1852.

Lt C. Sedley, "Bytown, C.W. Plan, elevations & sections of the barracks", [1852], Library and Archives Canada, NMC-0017539.

1852 | Col. M.C. Dixon | Download original version » (.jpg 2 MB)

Technical drawing by Col. M.C. Dixon of Bytown, C.W. Guardroom and hospital, 1852.

Col. M.C. Dixon, "Bytown, C.W. Guardroom and hospital", [1852], Library and Archives Canada, NMC-0017540.

Peruvian Bark, Plate XX, A History Of The Vegetable Kingdom

1855 | William Rhind | Download original version » (.pdf 10 MB)

Peruvian Bark, plate XX, 1855.

Rhind, William. The History of the Vegetable Kingdom. Glasgow: Blackie, 1855. Carleton University Archives and Research Collection, RAR QK 45 R45 1855.

1870 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 2 MB)

Lumberman's shanty (interior view).

Lumberman's shanty - Interior view. Unknown Artist, Illustrated books, albums and scrapbooks, Library and Archives Canada, accession number: MIKAN 2952988, C-048663.

1871 | Topley | Download original version » (.jpg 4 MB)

A photograph portrait of Sister Superior Mère Bruyère taken in 1871 by William James Topley.

Mère Bruyère. William James Topley, Topley Studio fonds, Library and Archives Canada, accession number 1936-270 NPC, PA-186452.

ca. 1872 | Topley | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Sister Superior, Mère Bruyère. William James Topley, Topley Studio, Library and Archives Canada, accession number 1936-270 NPC, C-004023.

1876 | Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Map of the Sisters of Charity property in 1867.

Dessin-bâtiments 005, Archives des Sœurs de la Charité d’Ottawa.

Unknown | Download original version » (.jpg 3 MB)

Painting of Dr. Alexander James Christie.

Dr. Alexander James Christie, Unknown Artist, Library and Archives Canada, accession number: MIKAN 2933576, C-115785.

The Sisters of Charity | Download original version » (.jpg 544 KB)

Mère Bruyère Typhus, Archives des Sœurs de la Charité d’Ottawa.