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Steam locomotive photograph

  • 83-1019
  • Fonds
  • [1865?]

The photograph is by A.R. Capon of steam engineno. 26, from the Canadian National Railway

Cobourg Foundry fonds.

  • 77-019
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1865

This fonds consists of the records of the Cobourg foundry. It includes journals, ledgers, correspondence, accounts, pay lists, bills, receipts, contracts and specifications of jobs done as kept by James Davidson, founder and machine shop operator. There is also some correspondence from A. Munson of Oil Springs, Canada West relating to the oil industry, as well as correspondence from Henry Fowlds with regards to work done and payment of accounts.

Cobourg Foundry

Fenian Raids scrapbook

  • 70-1000
  • Item
  • 1866

This item is a scrapbook of newspaper clippings describing the Fenian Raids made on the borders of Canada West, Canada East and the United States in 1866.

Fenian Raids

Throop family fonds

  • 89-1027
  • Fonds
  • 1866

This fonds contains a black and white photograph of Cyris T. Throop and a ticket to the Port Hope Skating Rink with Charles Throop as the manager.

Throop family

Moscrip, Allan & Company ledger

  • 01-1022
  • Item
  • 1853-1867

Fonds consists of one ledger identified as having belonged to Moscrip, Allan & Company. The business sold hardware, machinery, and farm equipment, and repaired same. Some customers were contractors, blacksmiths, wagoners; addresses of customers were Hamilton Township, Cobourg, Oshawa, Peterborough, Port Hope, and Bowmanville. Some business was carried on with schooners. Other customers included Dr. Gilchrist; Thomas Trail [Traill]; Cobourg-Peterborough Distillery; Ontario Distillery; Cobourg, Peterborough & Marmora Railway and Mining Co.; R.A. Waddell, Sheriff; and merchants and farmers. Accounts for 1867 listed Trustees of Common Schools with charges for two school bells. The ledger includes an index.

Moscrip, Allan & Company

Cobourg Post Office Register fonds

  • 78-002
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1868

This item is a register of registered mail delivered to Cobourg Post Office between 1865 and 1868 showing where mail was mailed from, to whom it was addressed and the date it was delivered.

Cobourg Post Office

Business records collection

  • 86-020
  • Collection
  • 1865-1869

This collection consists of one cash book, 1865-1869 and one day book, 1865-1867.

Business, Peterborough, Ontario (unidentified)

A. Jeffrey & Son fonds

  • 88-018
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1869

This fonds consists of one ledger and one letter book of A. Jeffrey & Son of Cobourg, Canada West and Ontario. These are excellent records of who supplied goods to merchants in Canada West and how they were shipped.

A. Jeffrey & Son

Frances Stewart fonds. Additions

  • 92-1002
  • Fonds
  • 1854-1870

This addition to the fonds consists of 10 letters (some fragments) written by Frances Stewart to her granddaughter and relatives in England, concerning her pioneer life in the Peterborough area. There is also one photograph of Harriet as young child which was photographed in London, England (biographical information is written on the back of the photograph).

Frances Anne Stewart

Otonabee Township fonds

  • 70-002
  • Fonds
  • 1820-1872 ; predominant 1850

The fonds includes photocopies of the following items: Township Patent Book, 1820-1872, including the names of the grantees, lot purchased and dates as well as township/municipal election returns, and oaths of office for 1850. It also includes the correspondence of John Reid, township road surveyor, with elected officials and citizens, including maps, drawings etc.; township business papers, including receipts, taxation abatements, and school business; and Statute Labour lists and returns for the year 1850. Genealogical resource.

Otonabee Township

Rev. M.A. Farrar fonds. Additions

  • 98-020
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1872

This fonds consists a diary (1863-1864) of M.A. Farrar and 12 drawings, etchings, watercolours and sketches by M.A. Farrar, genealogical information re the Farrar family, and photographs of Farrar and family members.

Michael Andrews Farrar

Edward C. Caddy fonds. Additions.

  • 95-1006
  • Fonds
  • 1872

This addition to the fonds consists of pencil sketches, in a book, of scenes along the Dawson Road such as Lake Shebandowan, Kettle Falls and Rainy River from a camp at Fort Francis.

Edward C. Caddy

United Counties of Northumberland and Durham. Vital Statistics fonds

  • 83-016
  • Fonds
  • 1831-1873

This fonds consists of bound volumes of births, marriages and deaths for the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham . There are also loose marriage documents. Genealogical resource.

United Counties of Northumberland and Durham

Orange Lodge. Loyal Orange Lodge Victoria, No. 180 minute book

  • 77-013
  • Item
  • 1860-1871; 1874

This item is a minute book of Loyal Orange Lodge Victoria, No. 180, Peterborough from January 4, 1860 to 1861 and from December 1869 and February 3, 1874. It includes membership and attendance rolls, 1867-1871.

Orange Lodge. Loyal Orange Lodge Victoria, No. 180

Attack on the people's depository for Ontario / People's Depository for Ontario

  • 97-1003
  • Item
  • March 1874

This item is a 16-page compilation of letters and excerpts from letters gathered in response to an attack on the Department of Education contained in a 24-page pamphlet written by G. Mercer Adam, a bookseller in Toronto. The first section contains three letters by Rev. Dr. Egerton Ryerson. The second section contains replies from public school inspectors, while the third section contains responses by J. George Hodgins, manager of the depository, and remarks and opinions of school trustees.

Attack on the people's depository for Ontario / People's Depository for Ontario

Grand Trunk Railway Engineering Department fonds

  • 76-1008
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1874

This item is a foreman's wage and material book from the Engineer Department of the Grand Trunk Railway, showing the name and occupation of workers, rate and amount of pay and material used for each four week period, 1866 to March 7, 1874. Each page bears the notation "paid at Belleville".

Grand Trunk Railway

George Campbell fonds

  • 72-1000
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1874

The fonds consists of photocopies of letters to George Campbell, mostly from Alex. and James Campbell from Manitoba, outlining working and living conditions in the aftermath of the Red River Rebellion. The letters contain comments on the ethnic nature of the population, farming prospects, and the election riot of November 1871. The letters were written between October 30, 1870 and October 5, 1874.

George Campbell

Susanna Moodie fonds. Additions

  • 89-1062
  • Fonds
  • 31 August 1875

This item is a watercolour of chrysanthemums which was "designed from nature" and dedicated "To dear Victor with grandmother's kind love". This watercolour was painted by Susanna Moodie.

Susanna Moodie

Romaine's Map of the Town of Peterborough and Village of Ashburnham / Robert Romaine

  • 01-1024
  • Item
  • 1875

Item is a map entitled Romaine's Map of the Town of Peterborough and Village of Ashburnham. It is "Compiled from Registered Plans and Actual Surveys", and is "Published by Robert Romaine, at the Office of the "Peterborough Review", Peterborough, Ont., 1875". Further description follows: scale equals 4 chains to 1 inch, size 164.5cm x 116cm, original, mounted on linen, laminated, 1875.

Romaine's Map of the Town of Peterborough and Village of Ashburnham / Robert Romaine

Norman R. McBain collection

  • 97-1018
  • Collection
  • 1876; [198-?]

This collection consists of a number of articles written by Norman McBain about families in Cavan and about topics of interest in the Cavan area, i.e. inns, taxes, schools, etc. It also includes the following: an article by E.S. Clarry on an 1821 petition to the King regarding voting rights; a bylaw re taverns; the history of Fairmount Church and Methodist givings; an 1896 ballot for Cavan officers; a clipping re George Berry; a list of Overseers of Highways, fence viewers, etc.; an audited financial statement of Cavan for 1875; a newspaper report of Cavan Council business; an invoice re sidewalks; notes on Cavan town hall; and several pages of original hand-written notes re persons holding various offices in Cavan. Also included are copies of clippings re Cavan Blazers, school graduation results, etc.

Norman R. McBain

Carrie Brady notebooks fonds

  • 89-1012
  • File
  • Dec. 1877

This fonds consists of notebooks belonging to Carrie Brady. The notebooks cover a wide range of subjects such as grammar, French, geography, mathematics and calligraphy.

Carrie Brady

Wallace Point Bridge and Road Company fonds

  • 74-017
  • Fonds
  • 1866, 1879

The fonds consists of a minute book of the directors of Wallace Point Bridge and Road Company, dated 31 October 1886 to 15 June 1879 and a stock book. The fonds also includes a subscription list of the company's stock holders, dated 31 October 1866 and a plan of a bridge under construction, dated 15 February 1867.

Wallace Point Bridge and Road Company

Snarr-Webster marriage license

  • 89-1055
  • Fonds
  • 1 July 1879

This item is the marriage license of Thomas Snarr and Anna Webster of Hastings and East Whitby, Ontario.

Snarr-Webster family

F.W. Haultain fonds

  • 75-1013
  • Item
  • 1827-1879

This fonds consists of correspondence, a petition, and an election poster. One item, the letter of 1827, relates to another Haultain, perhaps Major-General F.M. Haultain. The remainder relates particularly to F.W. Haultain's military and political careers.

F.W. Haultain

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