File IMC-120 - Regional maps and Northcote Farm broadside

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Regional maps and Northcote Farm broadside

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    • 1894-1984 (Creation)

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    1 poster : ca 91 cm x 61 cm
    4 maps
    1 postcard

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    File includes a broadside advertising the auction sale of Northcote Farm on Lake Katchewanooka, property of Dr. Campbell Mellis Douglas. Most of Northcote Farm became part of Lakefield College School in 2007; a small part of Northcote is retained by the Gastle family. Also included are two small hand-drawn maps by George Douglas of Northcoate Farm, ca. 1909.

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    • Chart: Department of Railways & Canals Canada, Trent Canal Chart No. 13, Lakefield to Young's Point, 1923
    • Map: hand-drawn by George Douglas of waterway from Lakefield to Young's Point, n.d.
    • Map: Lake Simcoe, Ontario, Department of National Defence,1940 (partial map only)
    • Map, 1984 reproduction of 1784 Canada, including that part later named Ontario Exhibiting the adjacent countries and Indian - Nations
    • Postcard: Little Lake, Peterboro, n.d.

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    The broadside was received in 2019 through the generosity of William J. Gastle. Additional items were donated by William J. Gastle in 2020.


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        Located in Maps Cabinet - Drawer 13. Additional items also located in Maps Cabinet - Drawer 13.

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        Included as well is an accompanying document compiled by the donor William J. Gastle titled "Broadside Advertising Auction Sale of Northcote Farm in 1894, Property of Dr. Campbell Mellis Douglas: History of Donation," 2019.

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