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Enid Mallory fonds
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- Sound recording
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- Enid Mallory
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18 audio cassettes
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Enid (nee Swerdferger) Mallory was born at Glen Stewart, near Ottawa, Ontario, in 1938. She resides in Peterborough, Ontario, and together with her husband, Gord Mallory, operated Peterborough Publishing. She is the author of several books including: Over the Counter: The County Stores in Canada, Coppermine: the Far North of George M. Douglas, Kawartha: Living on these Lakes, and Countryside Kawartha. She was also a member of the Friends of the Bata Library and is active in pursuing her interest in Peterborough local history.
This fonds was created by and in the custody of Enid Mallory before it was donated to the Trent University Archives.
Scope and content
This fonds consists of 18 audio cassette recordings on local history topics made primarily by Enid Mallory. Ms. Mallory interviewed people throughout Peterborough County, many of them descendants of pioneer settlers. The topics include pioneer settlement, Riel Rebellion, Cavan Blazers, Warsaw, early stores (Choate, Lakehurst, Buckhorn), farming, cheese factories, Young's Point, Keene, the lumber industry, and the Chemong Bridge.
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This fonds was donated by Enid Mallory.
The tapes are arranged alphabetically by the township with which they are primarily concerned.
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Permission of the interviewee required for written use.
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For related records see: 82-006.
Asphodel Township - Isobel Mortlock and Bruce Graham talk about Westwood, the Ouse River, Birdsall Beach etc. Interviewer by Jean Graham and Enid Mallory, Jan 1981
Burleigh Township - Mr & Mrs. Norm Wilson talk about Haultain and Apsley, Big Cedar Lake and the old Burleigh Road. Interviewed by Shirley Church and Enid Mallory, April 1981
3 & 4. Cavan Township. Mr and Mrs. Art Thorn talk about the Riel Rebellion, the Cavan Blazers, barn raising and other projects. Interviewed by Kay Fallis and Enid Mallory, March 1981
Douro Township - Mrs. George Douglas (Frances) talks about Northcote Farm and related topics. Interviewed by Enid and Gord Mallory, 21 Oct 1978
Dummer Township - Mrs. Harold Choate (Beatrice) talks about Warsaw, the Choate store, the Selkirk mill, McCraken's Landing on Stoney Lake. Interviewed by Arlene Stephens and Enid Mallory, Oct 1980
Dummer Township - Mr. and Mrs. Allen Taylor talk about Warsaw, farming, cheese factories, Delaval company, first cars and village fun. Interviewed by Arlene Stephens and Enid Mallory, March 1981
Ennismore Township. Mr and Mrs. Norm Gannon talk about Gannon's Narrows, the floating bridge, the Cross etc. Interviewed by Jean Cavanagh and Enid Mallory, Oct 1980
Ennismore Township - John Harrington talks about Emerald Isle, the Narrows by curve lake Reserve, the good fishing and the Chemong floating bridge. Interviewed by Jean Cavanagh and Enid Mallory, Feb 1981
10 & 11. Harvey Township - Mr, and Mrs. Jack Brown talk about Lakehurst and Buckhorn stores, the Buckhorn stage and Young's Point (Smith Township). Interviewed by Enid and Gord Mallory, April 1981
Otonabee Township - anonymous interviewee - early days on the river - interviewed by Enid Mallory, spring 1981
Otonabee Township - Alice Davidson and Margaret Redpath talk about Keene, the Indian River, the mills, the Keene Emporium, etc. Interviewed by Barbara Sonder and Enid Mallory, Nov 1980
Peterborough, Ontario - Mr. Fred Overend talks about the Peterborough Lumber Company, and logging in the townships north of Peterborough. Interviewed by Enid Mallory, Jan 1981
Smith Township - Mr. Will Telford (age 91) talks about township pioneers, early stores, the floating bridge, etc. Interviewed by Helen Wilcox and Enid Mallory, Jan 1981
South Monaghan Township - Harold and Beverly Buckman and Mr and Mrs Herb Dawson talk about the river, early settlers, etc. Interviewed by Barbara Sounder and Enid Mallory, March 1981
Mrs Kay Young interview