The Archives & Special Collections house some of the more unique, rare and valuable collections in the Brock University Library with particular attention to resources highlighting the Niagara area, autism, United Empire Loyalists, and Freemasonry.

Sub-communities within this community

Recent Submissions

  • Article - "Selling to Women" 

    Cuffe Hawley, Estelle (1939-07)
    An article from The Monthly Agency Review, published by the Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, titled "Seeling to Women" by Miss E.B. Cuffe. The introduction states that Estelle is a decade into service as a Sun Life ...
  • Speech "Our Democratic Responsibility" 

    Cuffe Hawley, Estelle (circa 1944)
    A speech titled "Our Democratic Responsibility" by Estelle Cuffe Hawley. Within the speech, Cuffe Hawley mentions "...we must face the fact that only by political action can our desires for society become realities; we ...
  • St. Catharines City Council Standing Committees list for 1942 

    City of St. Catharines (1942-11-09)
    A list of standing committees for the 1942 St. Catharines city council, including: Finance committee, Works committee, Civic Development committee, Executive committee, Relief committee, Traffic committee, Housing Standards ...
  • Speech "If I am elected as mayor..." 

    Cuffe Hawley, Estelle (ca. 1944)
    A brief speech by Estelle Cuffe Hawley at the time of the mayoralty race in the early 1940s.
  • Poem - The Voice of Women 

    Cuffe Hawley, Estelle (n.d.)
    A poem from a collection of works by Estelle Cuffe Hawley. This poem is titled "The Voice of Women" and begins "December eighth, nineteen sixty-one here at Tarleton Trees new snow nestles in the foliage of cedars; has ...
  • Nomination form - Arthur Shilling for Order of Canada 

    Unknown author (1979-11-20)
    A nomination form for Arthur Shilling to receive Order of Canada, completed by Estelle Cuffe Hawley. The form contains a brief list of accomplishments for Shilling and a four page biography.
  • Rama Young People's Theatre presents "Ojibway! An evening with David Campbell in Concert" 

    Rama Young People's Theatre (1979)
    A pamphlet for the Rama YOung People's Theatre presentation of "Ojibway!". The evening includes painting by Arthur Shilling.
  • Letter from office of Department of Citizenship and Immigration, Indian Affairs Branch to Estelle Cuffe Hawley 

    Bailey, S. (1960-03-04)
    A letter to Estelle Cuffe Hawley from the Department of Citizenship and Immigration, Indian Affairs Branch. The letter reads "I am most interested to find that you are becoming involved in work with the Indians on the ...
  • Article - "Peace That Passeth Understanding 

    Cuffe Hawley, Estelle (1918-11)
    An article written by Estelle B. Cuffe in late 1918, following the war. She writes about "Peace on the Battlefield", "Our Boys Reprieved" and "The Men Who Shirked". Estelle concludes her article with the following "But, ...
  • Photograph - Estelle Cuffe Hawley, Convocation 

    Unknown author (1976)
    A photograph of Estelle Cuffe Hawley during convocation as she receives her honourary law degree.
  • Brock University Order and Form of Convocation, 4 June 1976 

    Brock University (1976-06-04)
    A programme outline of the June 4, 1976 convocation in which Estelle Cuffe Hawley receives a Degree of Laws Honoris Causa.
  • 100th Birthday Certificate from Prime Minister Jean Chretien 

    Government of Canada (1994)
    A congratulatory certificate from Prime Minister Jean Chretien to Estelle Cuffe Hawley for her one hundredth birthday.
  • Letter - Ted Cuffe to his Mother, June 19, 1915 

    Cuffe, Ted (1915-06-19)
    A letter from Ted Cuffe to his Mother, 6 June 1915. It reads: "Dear Mother: We are now within 6 hrs. of England. We sure have had a most unpleasant voyage. It was rather rough all the time and awfully rough most of ...
  • Letter - Ted Cuffe to Estelle Cuffe 

    Cuffe, Ted (1914)
    A letter from Ted Cuffe to his sister Estelle Cuffe on "YMCA with His Majesty's Canadian Forces on Active Service" letterhead. In the letter he writes, "Just a line to let you know I have been accepted for immediate ...
  • Post card from Ted Cuffe to Estelle Cuffe 

    Cuffe, Ted (circa 1914)
    A post card from Ted Cuffe to his sister Estelle Cuffe at the time of of World War I. The postcard reads "Glad you advised Mother to wait for me. Will be home Fri night or Sat. Fierce time here, but I like it. Ted"
  • Campaign Fund Letter 

    Cuffe Hawley, Estelle (1943-12-01)
    A campaign letter sent by Estelle Cuffe Hawley concerning campaign contributions. She starts the letter with summation of her experience and accomplishments as an alderman and teacher and near the end of the letter she ...
  • "Read the Record" of Ald. Estelle Cuffe, Candidate for Mayor 

    Unknown author (1944)
    A small pamphlet distributed by Estelle Cuffe as candidate for Mayor. Within the pamphlet is a list of "some matters to which I have given leadership and active support over the last ten years." Also included is a short ...
  • Notes from year 1918 

    Cuffe Hawley, Estelle (1918)
    Handwritten notes from Estelle Cuffe Hawley about her time near Toronto as a teacher and then Principal of a small five room schoolhouse. She appreciated being close to her home town of Peterborough and she remarks that ...
  • St. Catharines Garden City Arena, December 1938 

    City of St. Catharines (1938-12)
    An official programme of the St. Catharines Garden City Arena from December 1938. Included in the programme are advertisements for The Daily Star, Algoma Steel, General Motors Products, Carl's Boot Shop, Hotel Leonard, ...
  • Motions I Had to Reject 

    Cuffe Hawley, Estelle (ca 1940)
    Notes from Estelle Cuffe Hawley concerning provincial government orders sent to councils for endorsement. The focus was on communists in communities, Cuffe Hawley states "It was to the effect that anyone known to be a ...

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