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064. The Last Days of Archibald Lampman
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Steven Artelle Download ( pdf )
063. The Influenza Epidemic of 1918 in Ottawa
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J. Bacic Download ( pdf )
062. Ottawa's Military History
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Col. Strome Galloway Download ( pdf )
061. Earnscliffe
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Lady Veronica Goodenough Download ( pdf )
060. Ninety-four Years of the Ottawa Journal
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Matt Snyder Download ( pdf )
059. Volunteering at the Bytown Museum 1970-1991
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P. Moffatt Download ( pdf )
058. Titanic Disaster Claims Canadian Railway Legend - Charles Melville Hays
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G. Murphy Download ( pdf )
057. Being Poor in Ottawa in the Winter of 1891
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J. McCrostie Download ( pdf )
056. Richard Thompson, The Queen's Scarf & the Chelsea Cemetery
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R. Phillips Download ( pdf )
055. Bradish Billings - An Early Ottawa Entrepreneur
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K. Kitchen, L. Messier, J. Sadler Download ( pdf )
054. James Ferguson - A Bytown Pioneer
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D. Grierson-Hope Download ( pdf )
053. St. Alban's Parish
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T. Bedford-Jones Download ( pdf )
052. Hintonburg - Working Class Suburb
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C. Newall Download ( pdf )
051. Amy Carr & Lady Taschereau
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J. Hargreaves Download ( pdf )
050. Aylmer's British Hotel
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R. Begin Download ( pdf )
049. Rushing Forth - Ottawa Council of Women 1894 - 1904
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L. Jeffs Download ( pdf )
048. Pioneer Trips to Some Ottawa Valley Stopping Places
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Exploration of the history of inns and taverns around the Ottawa Valley in the early 1800s. Written by Brian O’Regan. Download ( pdf )
047. The Cockburn Pointer Boat
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L. Shaw Download ( pdf )
046. The Dey Brothers' Rinks - Home to The Senators
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 History of the three "Dey's Rinks" in Ottawa between 1884 and 1927. Written by Paul Kitchen. Download ( pdf )
045. The Transition of Bytown to Ottawa
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This pamphlet is broken down by year and explores different important events in the city's history including the transition from Bytown to Ottawa. Also discusses general attitudes towards disease around this time. Written by William Pittman Lett, the City Clerk from 1855-1891. Download ( pdf )