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77-1005 · Item · Photocopied [between 1963 and 1973]

This addition to the fonds consists of photocopies of the original report and field notes of the re-survey of the Bobcaygeon Road, between the Townships of Ridout and Sherborne, in the District of Muskoka and the County of Haliburton. The notes are in diagram form with notations regarding soil and timber. The report and field notes were written by land surveyor E.L. Burgess.

Bobcaygeon Road
77-1002 · Item · Photocopied [between 1963 and 1973]

This addition to the fonds consists of photocopies of the field notes, diary and report of the survey of the Bobcaygeon Road (Township of Bobcaygeon) from Somerville to Bell's Line, 1858 by land surveyor Michael Deane. Includes comments on timber and soil with diagrams and a typescript of a letter to the Commissioner of Crown Lands dated September 7, 1858.

Bobcaygeon Road
77-1003 · Collection · Photocopied [between 1963 and 1973]

This fonds consists of photocopies of the field notes of a Bobcaygeon-Nipissing Road survey, in diagram form, with notations as to timber and soil types as well as other important observations. The fonds also includes photocopies and a transcript of final report dated September 1, 1860 by land surveyor Crosbie Brady.

Bobcaygeon-Nipissing Road
76-021 · Item · 1924

This item is a C.E. Goad plan of the Town of Bowmanville, Ontario as at June, 1911, revised and reprinted November 1924 by the Underwriters' Survey Bureau. It includes key plan (scale 550':01") and a key to symbols.

Charles E. Goad Company - Underwriters' Survey Bureau
Boyd family fonds
88-011 · Fonds · 1857-1982

This fonds consists of records encompasing three generations of the Boyd family of Bobcaygeon. The fonds has been divided into the following series: photographs and glass negatives; Reverend Henry C. Avant; Mossom Boyd; Mossom Martin Boyd (Mossie); Lillian de Grassi Boyd; the De Grassi papers which are records of Dr. Alex De Grassi, Lillian Boyd's father, a physician from Lindsay, Upper Canada; Gardiner Cust Boyd; Mildred Boyd; Winnett (Brownie) Boyd; Laurence Chadwick Boyd; Mossom de Grassi Boyd; A. Sheila Boyd; stamps; artifacts; business which deals with the Boyds interests in lumbering; agricultural papers which deal with the Boyd's farming interests in buffalo and cattle; and, estate papers. The strength of this fonds lies in its completeness. Nothing was thrown away and there are grocery lists, laundry lists, staff salary books, furniture receipts, party and wedding invitations, school report cards, ship and railway timetables, diaries and approximately 20,000 pieces of correspondence. This has resulted in a remarkable record of a large household from the 1880s to the 1980s and an invaluable source for social and business historians.

Boyd family
76-019 · Item · 1957

Canadian Underwriters' Association fire insurance plan of the Town of Bracebridge, Ontario, as of June 1957. It includes a key plan (scale 1200':01") a standard key to symbols, and an index.

Charles E. Goad Company - Underwriters' Survey Bureau
Brenda Brownlee fonds
22-006 · Fonds · 1966-1971

Fonds includes photographs and textual records about the student life of Brenda Brownlee, Class of 1966, at Trent University. Folders include admission letters and correspondence from Trent university and the University of Toronto, convocation programs (1969, 1970), and Brownlee’s academic records. Also included are production programs for “Gilbert and Sullivan,” “Patience,” and “The Mikado,” along with 13 small black and white photographs of the rehearsal of The Mikado (1970). There are also 3 larger black and white photos of the Champlain College exterior buildings. Additionally included is a booklet related to the Trent Development Fund, titled “An Individual Experience,” which contains several black and white photos of Trent University campus, and additional information.

Brownlee, Brenda
Brian Heeney fonds
81-010 · Fonds · 1976

This fonds consists of corrected proofs and original annotated typescript of a book by Professor Brian Heeney titled A Different Kind of Gentleman: Parish Clergy as Professional Men in Early and Mid-Victorian England. The book constitutes Volume V of the Studies in British History and Culture Series, published for The Conference on British Studies and Wittenburg University by Archon Books.

Heeney, Brian
08-016 · Collection · 1984-2006

Collection consists of 9 audio cassette records of individuals reminiscing about Leslie Frost and his brothers Cecil and Grenville. Tapes were made in 1984 and individuals interviewed include: William Davis, Richard Gorwill, Hugh Latimer, Clare Westcott, Alf Cole, Roland Michener, and Marjorie Porter. there are transcripts available. Also included in the collection is an illustrated paper presented by Brian McFadzen, 2006, entitled "The Frost Brothers in Lindsay." Also included is a CD of photographs reproduced from a Frost scrapbook and showing their homes and offices in Lindsay Ontario and also showing portraits of the Frost brothers.

McFadzen, Brian Marsh
Brighton photographic fonds
87-010 · Item · ca. 1910

This fonds consists of various photographs relating to the town of Brighton, Ontario. Walter Nichol Davidson, a Brighton merchant and other people, businesses and activities including store interiors from Brighton are included in this fonds.

Brighton Township
Bruce Hodgins fonds
93-013 · Fonds · 1966 - 1990

This fonds consists of Professor Bruce Hodgins' speeches, student files and records relating to the Frost Centre at Trent University.

Hodgins, Bruce
Bruce LeCouffe CD
02-1009 · Collection · 2002

CD consists of the scanned 400-page letterbook of Walter J. Francis. The letters are dated 1898-1906 and relate to the engineering practice of the writer. Of particular relevance to the Peterborough area are letters concerning the building of the Peterborough Lift Lock.

LeCouffe, Bruce
Bruce Mickleburgh fonds
98-009 · Fonds · 1939-1970

This fonds consists of publications, pamphlets, correspondence, journals, and reports concerning the International Peace Movement, socialism and communism.

Mickleburgh, Bruce
24-003 · Collection · 2013 - 2023

Collection consists of literary chapbooks, pamphlets and broadsides produced by small presses and self-published. The collection is organized into files by press, but a full list, organized by author surname, is below.

  • Anstee, Cameron. Report from the Anstee Society. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2022.
  • The Bibliophile. Issue no. 2. Windsor: Biblioasis, [2022].
  • Bloom, Ronna. Who Is Your Mercy Contact? Toronto: Espresso, 2022. 39/100 copies.
  • Caruso, Barbara. Word Happens Poem. Ottawa: Apt. 9 Press, 2023.
  • Crabtree, Andrew. The Sunlit Room. Toronto: Espresso, 2023. 49/100 copies.
  • Fagan, Cary. Talking With Phyllis Webb. Toronto: Found Object, 2023.
  • Flowers, Neil. The Far Pacific. Nepean: Little Wing Press, 2013. 10/25 copies.
  • Frog Pond Review. No. 1. Spring 2022. Nelson Ball issue.
  • Gold, Artie and George Bowering. Romantic Wounds. Ottawa: Apt. 9 Press, 2023. 10/100 copies. Signed by George Bowering.
  • Gold, Artie and George Bowering. Mortal Taste. Montreal: TurretHouse, 2023.
  • Gold, Artie and George Bowering. From Ruby Wounds. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2022. 2 issues (bibliographically speaking).
  • Hogg, Robert and Jo Dacombe. Imminent no. 5. May 2022.
  • Hryciuk, Marshall. Swallow S Tail S. Toronto: Nietzsche’s Brolly, 2023.
  • Hryciuk, Marshall. 3 folded pamphlets of haiku. Toronto: Imago Press, 2023.
  • Hryciuk, Marshall, trans. Santua Maria di Capua, by Alberto Perconte Licatese. Toronto: Imago Press, 2023.
  • Huska, Lark. Inside the Minds of Apollo 11. Toronto: Espresso, 2022.
  • Macklin, Jeff. The Bridges of Peterborough. Peterborough: Jackson Creek Press, 2022. 14/31 copies.
  • Mannery, Robert. Elegies. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2022.
  • Metcalf, John. The Worst Truth. Windsor: Biblioasis, 2022.
  • Norris, Ken. False Narratives. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2022.
  • Norris, Ken. History & Secrecy. Peterborough: Poets & Painters Press, 2023.
  • Norris, Ken. Hong Kong Blues. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2019.
  • Peterborough Currents. Jackson Creek Walking Guide. Peterborough: 2022.
  • Peterborough Currents. Creek Week Walking Guide. Peterborough: 2022.
  • Peterborough Currents. Harper Creek Walking Guide. Peterborough: 2022.
  • Peterborough Currents. Bears Creek Walking Guide. Peterborough: 2022.
  • Ross, Stuart. Report from the Ross Society. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2022.
  • Trusler, Wendy. Provenance. Peterborough: Jackson Creek Press, for the Ludmilla Gallery, 2023.
  • Whiteman, Bruce. Flora of Jackson Park. Peterborough: Jackson Creek Press, 2023. 31/62 copies.

Various authors.

  • Report from the Hall Society: including poems, critical writings and philosophical transactions, an assemblage of writing in response to the work of Phil Hall vol. 1 No. 1 For Anno 2022. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2022.
    Broadsides
  • Report from the Ross Society: including poems, critical writings and philosophical transactions, an assemblage of writing in response to the work of Stuart Ross. vol. 1 No. 1 For Anno 2022. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2022.

-6 broadsides printed in Peterborough by Jackson Creek Press.

Whiteman, Bruce
Buck family genealogy
95-021 · Item · [ca. 1500-1986]

This fonds consists of records leading to the production of "Thomas Buck Yorkshire to Ontario" which traces the descendants of Thomas Buck who came to Canada from Yorkshire in 1833. Records include newspaper clippings, obituaries, wedding announcements, photographs, a copy of "The First Publishers of Truth," a history of quakerism in Dent, historiography of the Buck coat of arms, genealogical charts and a photocopy of "The Late Thomas Buck, of Ravenstonedale."

Buck family
80-006 · Fonds · 1966-1976

The fonds consists of the records of the Buckhorn Wilderness Centre including: charter, minutes, correspondence, by-laws, membership and financial records. The fonds is arranged in the two following series: 1) Papers received from Dr. Morawetz, and 2) Papers received from Douglas Sadler.

Buckhorn Wilderness Centre
Burgess-Walton family fonds
84-012 · Fonds · 1819-1970

This fonds consists of photographs, two charcoal portraits, land documents, family bible and biographical sketches of Lakefield, Ontario. It also includes information on the Joseph Walton family of Smith Township. The bible contains genealogical information and is a "Cottage" Bible stamped with name of Joseph and S.J. Walton.

Burgess-Walton family
01-011 · Collection · 1904-1996

Collection consists of three pamphlets, "Our Own Cookbook" / by the East Victoria Women's Institute, 1905, "Pioneer Gleanings from Verulam, 1867-1967" / by T.H. Martin, and "Bury's Green Branch of the Women's Institute, 1953-1993". Also included are items which were removed from a scrapbook: seven photographs, brochures, and several newspaper clippings relating to Fenelon Falls, Bobcaygeon, Lindsay, and Bury's Green, Ontario, 1961, 1984-1994. The photographs include Women's Institute members such as Nan McGhee, Phyllis Fell, Esther Humphries, Laura Flett, Mrs. Tiers, Clara Flett, and Grace Barker; also included are photos of Sherry L. Telford and Kim Chambers during the Olympic Torch Run, 1988. This collection also consists of a scrapbook entitled "Tweedsmuir History: Bury's Green Branch Women's Institute". Enclosed in it are approximately 70 photographs, a history of Bury's Green branch of the Women's Institute, maps, brochures, correspondence, historical accounts, and memorabilia, n.d. This collection also consists of research material for the Tweedsmuir History; Hand Books for the Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario, 1949, 1971, 1983, and 1987; notebooks containing reports on the Tweedsmuir History, on Historical Research and Cultural Events, and on Education and Cultural Activities, 1953-1987; programs dated 1953-54 through 1993-94; 100th anniversary materials; and correspondence and brochures relating to an award given to a student at Fenelon Falls Secondary School, 1996.

Bury's Green Women's Institute
Business records collection
86-020 · Collection · 1865-1869

This collection consists of one cash book, 1865-1869 and one day book, 1865-1867, from an unidentified business located in Peterborough.

C. Beale letter
76-1003 · Item · Photocopied [ca. 1976]

This item is a photocopy of a letter of C. Beale written, in 1838, from Peterborough, Upper Canada, to Captain Gourlay, late 23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers, Saltfleet, near Hamilton, Upper Canada, asking for information on the subject of the grant of land and commenting on the way the grant was being administered.

Beale, C.
Caldwell family fonds
18-004 · Fonds · 1860-1987

Fonds consists of journals and photographs dated 1860-1908 pertaining to Hugh Caldwell Sr. of Chandos Township, Peterborough County, and his son Hugh Caldwell Jr. The journals were received in original format and as digital scans. Also included are a small number of family records dating to 1987.

Caldwell family
Cameron family fonds
78-010 · Fonds · 1852-1931

The fonds consists of personal and business correspondence and papers for several members of the Cameron family who lived in Peterborough, Upper Canada. It includes correspondence between Charles Cameron and his wife Sophia (Barron) Cameron, 1852-1881; business correspondence, invoices, receipts, and accounts for McKeller and Cameron Dry Goods Merchants, 1861-1870; Charles Cameron business correspondence, invoices, receipts and cancelled cheques from his years as an insurance agent, 1871-1903; Alfred Cameron personal and business correspondence, 1886-1908; Alfred Cameron survey reports for various townships, towns and villages in Peterborough County, the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham, Simcoe County, Nippissing District, and Cochrane District, 1894-1931; Alfred Cameron insurance policies; and a Chas. E. Goad fire insurance plan of the town of Peterborough and the village of Ashburnham, 1882, revised 1889.

Cameron family
84-010 · Fonds · 1899-1910

This addition to the fonds consists of surveyor's plans for lots mainly in Ashburnham and Peterborough drawn by surveyor Alfred Cameron.

Cameron family