Fonds 84-018 - Upper Canada diaries collection

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Upper Canada diaries collection

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  • Microfilmed Nov. 1957 (Creation)

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8 microfilm reels

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This is a microfilm collection of farmers diaries from Upper Canada dating from 1799 to 1894.

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The microfilm was produced by the Archives of Ontario from their holdings and purchased by the Trent University Archives.


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Originals located at the Archives of Ontario.

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Not to be reproduced without the permission of the Ontario Archives.

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Microfilm. Set 42

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Reel No. 1: Captain Wm. Johnson Diaries, 1832-1850

Reel No. 2: George Leith Diary, 1834-1852

Reel No. 3: Edward & James Wilson Diaries

Reel No. 4: Daniel Fowler Diary, ca 1846, and Arthur J. Kingstone Diary, 1833

Reel No. 5: Angus Mackintosh Diary, 1813-1814, and Mrs. E.G. O'Brien Journal, 1828-1838

Reel No. 6: Wm. & Elizabeth Peters Diary, 1850, and Hamnett K. Pinhey Diary, 1829-1840

Reel No. 7: Benjamin Smith Diary, 1799-1849, and Captain R.E. Vidal Diary, 1835

Reel No. 8: Isaac Wilson Diary, 1811-1841, and Solomon D. Bagg Diary, 1858-1867

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