William H. Hunt:

An Inventory of his papersat the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Lewis St. George Stubbs
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library
(2011)

Finding aid encoded by Lewis St. G. Stubbs (2011)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
330 Elizabeth Dafoe

Creator:
William H Hunt

Title:
William H.Hunt fonds

Dates:
1870-1980

Quantity:
. 81 m.of textual & other material including one framed portrait & 132 large maps.

Identification:
MSS 163 MC 28 PC 304 A.10-101

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Biography of Wiliam H. Hunt

William Harold Hunt was born in Quebec on November 24, 1884. He settled in Winnipeg in 1907 and completed his degree in Engineering. As an engineer, he worked in Moose Jaw, Winnipeg, and Selkirk and supervised construction of part of the Trans-Canada Highway. He also served as a Major in the Canadian Army, assigned to the training of military personnel. Hunt died in January 1976.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds is comprised of five series. They include Manuscript for Hunt's Genealogical book Bithrights, Correspondence & research material, road maps, photograph collection & map collection.

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Restrictions on Access

No restrictions on access

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Restrictions on Use

No restrictions on use.

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Custodial History

Donated by William H. Hunt's daughter Margaret Carter in 2010.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

MANUSCRIPT BIRTHRIGHTS HISTORY OF HUNT FAMILY [ 1883-1959 ]

BoxFolder
11 Newspaper article photocopies 1883-1891
2 Hunt family correspondence 1913-1914
3 Hunt family genealogy 1958
4 Birthrights - Scott Part II 1958
5 Birthrights -Scott I 1958
6 Scott genealogical research correspondence 1924-1971
7 Ives family research 1962-1971
8 Hunt Coat of Arms 1920-1967
BoxFolder
21 Birthrights/Ives PT II 1958
2 Birthrights - Section II 1958
3 Birthrights - Section III 1958
4 Supplement to Scott section of Birthrights 1961
5 Birthrighta notes for 2nd edition 1972
BoxFolder
31 Birthrights 1958
2 Birthrights - Unbound volume 1957
3 Birthrights manuscript & negative of Coat of Arms ca.1958
4 Birthrights initial orders & correspondence Re: printing 1958-1959
5 Birthrights - Hunt section 1958
6 Birthrights - Farwell section 1954

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CORRESPONDENCE & RESEARCH MATERIAL 1908-1977
BoxFolder
41 Clippings from Hunt's army minute book 1908-1977
2 World War I correspondence from family & friends 1914-1918
3 Old stamps 1922-1940
4 Gertrude Thrift correspondence 1923-1926
5 Miscellaneous papers re: Hunt, Scott & Limerick lineage 1925-1954
6 Lennoxville Malvern Cemetry - wills of Christina & Harriet Hunt 1930-1968
7 Pontius Pilate Still Lives - Lawrence Hunt letter to editor of N.Y. Times 1940
8 Hunt correspondence with friends 1943-1971
9 Phamphlets by W.E. Wemp 1947-1951
10 Asbestos Mining at the Jeffrey Mine - Western Miner article 1952
11 The English-Speaking Union of the Commonwealth 1956-1980
12 Hunt's notes [1960s]
13 Quebec nationalisms clippings 1962-1963
14 Irish research 1965
15 Manitoba Historical Society Centennial Excursion - The Pas - Thompson - Churchill 1967
16 Hunt writing about horses 1970

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ROAD MAPS 1960-1990
BoxFolder
51 Ontario [1960-1990]
2 Canada [1960-1990]
3 British Columbia [1960-1990]
4 Eastern & New England States Maps [1960-1990]
5 Florida [1960-1990]
6 California [1960-1990]
BoxFolder
61 Great Britian [1960-1990]
2 Germany, Austria & France [1960-1990]
3 Manitoba [1960-1990]
4 Saskatchewan, Alberta & British Columbia [1960-1990]
BoxFolder
71 South Eastern United States [1960-1990]
2 North & South Dakota, Iowa & Illinois [1960-1990]
3 Duluth Superior travel brocures ca.1990
4 Lake Superior, Lake of the Woods, Lake Winnipeg & Lake Winnipegosis [1960-1990]
5 Saskatchewan & Manitoba - Oil & Gas field map 1961
6 Canada Oil & Natural Gas area maps 1961
7 Quebec [1960-1990]

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PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION ca.1890
BoxFolder
11 Crayon sketch of the Reverend Francis Hunt copied from photos ca.1890

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MAP COLLECTION (MC 28) 1870-1950
BoxFolder
11 26 Quebec maps [1870-1950]
BoxFolder
21 6 maps of Huntfamily genealogy. [1850-1950]

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MAP COLLECTION IN OVERSIZE BOXES [1850-1970]
BoxFolder
11 27 maps of Hunt family genealogy
BoxFolder
21 22 maps of Hunt family genealogy
BoxFolder
31 17 maps of Hunt family genealogy
BoxFolder
41 28 maps of Ireland
BoxFolder
51 5 maps of Ontario & New England 1 lynx sketch

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