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Canada. 1871 Peterborough County Census

  • 77-029
  • Fonds
  • 15 Dec. 1975

The microfilms are copies of the decennial nominal census for Peterborough County from 1871. The microfilm also includes census records for parts of Northumberland East, Prince Edward and Hastings Counties. Genealogical resource.

Collins and Gammon family fonds

  • 13-008
  • Fonds
  • 1824-1952

Fonds consists of original letters, certificates, sketches and maps pertaining to the family of Thomas Alexander Stewart and Frances Stewart of Peterborough, Ontario and their descendents. Included are letters to Ellen Dunlop written by Frances Stewart, Catharine Parr Traill, Harriet Beaufort, and others. Also included are pieces of sheet music and music certificates of Alice Roger Collins; medical certificates of Doctor Thomas Hay; newspaper clippings related to Katherine E. Wallis; and a scrapbook of nineteenth-century ferns and mosses of the United Kingdom.

Collins and Gammon families

Cavan Township fonds

  • 85-006
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1944

This fonds consists of voters lists, public school pupils records and an account book, all relating to Cavan Township and in particular, School Section No. 3. Genealogical resource.

Cavan Township

Allan Percival Way collection

  • 01-005
  • Collection
  • 1836-1948

Collection consists of numerous land documents including mortgages and deeds, and wills and probates of wills, mostly relating to property and people of Murray Township, County of Northumberland. Some of the names indicated on the documents include George Ahearn, David Ahern, Stephen J. Brown, Henry William Fox, John Wesley Haight, Christopher McKanna, Elizabeth Mills, Matthew Mills, Jane Ripson, John Simmons, Solomon Waldron, Margaret Walsh, and Florence Mildred Way, Gideon Shepard Way, Jacob Way, Manley Way, and Percy Way.

Way, Allan Percival

Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples fonds. 1982 additions

  • 82-014
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1978

This addition to the fonds consists of Board minutes, briefs, correspondence, subject files, press clippings, periodicals and various other assorted records pertaining to the Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples. The bulk of the fonds consists of correspondence, reports, minutes and photographs created by CASNP and its members and associated agencies. Please refer to the finding aid for a detailed listing of records located within this fonds.

Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples

McLeod, Alistair

File consists of Prof. John Wadland’s subject file in Alistair McLeod. This file contains a paper as a potential for the Canadian Conference on Maritime Regionalism for Wadland and a book excerpt written on MacLeod and his story, “The boat” .

Nationalism: Canada

File consists of Prof. John Wadland’s subject file on Nationalism in Canada. This file consists of newspaper clippings, magazine cutouts, and academic papers. Topics include nationalist ideologies in Canada, Canadian identity, Canadian pride, and the dark side of nationalism.

Nationalism

File consists of Prof. John Wadland’s subject file on Nationalism. This file includes book chapters, articles, and a few newspaper clippings. Topics include nationalism and higher education, internationalism, continentalism, and imperialism

Mowat, Farley

File consists of Prof. John Wadland’s subject file on Farley Mowat. This file contains newspaper clippings with topics including the ban of Mowat’s book Never Cry Wolf in the U.S school system, his life, and pieces written on interviews with Mowat.

Museums

File consists of Prof. John Wadland’s subject file on Museums. This file includes book chapters, and student papers. Topics include Ontario's arts and cultural funding, the Royal Ontario Museum, Glenbow exhibit, and Indigenous art.

Munro, Alice

File consists of Prof. John Wadland’s subject file on Alice Munro. This file includes newspaper clippings, and photocopied book chapters. Topics include her success with each of her novels, review pieces on her novel Friend of My Youth, Monro’s connection to Ontario, as well as photocopies of Munro’s chapters The Flat Roads and Heirs of the Living Body from her novel Lives of Girls and Women.

Trent University. Department of Information fonds

  • RG 11
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1980

The records concern all public relations aspects of Trent University and include many fugitive items from other fonds. They were forwarded to the Archives by Jim English. Many files pertain to student activism in the 1960's at Trent and at other universities, and to the Trent University Founding Fund and Development Fund. Information on convocations, text of honorary degree presentations and photographs is included. The dates covered are for the years 1962-1980.

A box list is available in the notes.

Trent University. Department of Information

Isabella Miller fonds

  • 70-1001
  • Fonds
  • 1843-1849

This fonds consists of letters from a servant girl, Isabella Brownlie in Otonabee to her brother Claud in Scotland. After 1845, the letters are from Isabella and her husband James Miller. The fonds also contains two photographs, one of Isabella's brother, Claud Brownlie, with his wife, Elizabeth [Kendrick], and the second of Claud Brownlie alone, as well as a diploma for Thomas Menzies Miller, 1891.

Miller, Isabella

Richard Dellamora fonds

  • 00-003
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2000

This fonds consists of correspondence, research material, manuscripts and publications pertaining to the scholarly works of Professor Richard Dellamora. The materials relate largely to his publications, which include "Masculine Desire" (1990), "Apocalyptic Overtures" (1994), "Postmodern Apocalypse" (1995), "The Work of Opera" (1996), and "Victorian Sexual Dissidence" (1999), as well as several journal articles. Research notes encompass such nineteenth-century writers as Walter Pater, Oscar Wilde, John Ruskin and Algernon Swinburne.

Dellamora, Richard

Edwin C. Guillet fonds

  • 74-003
  • Fonds
  • 1632-1970

This fonds consists of the original and collected papers of E.C. Guillet, relating to his works and research on the Trent Valley/Peterborough/Kawartha area. Included is correspondence, primarily with George M. Douglas and Helen Marryat; maps (photocopies); newspaper articles regarding above area; collected manuscripts of historical authors; photographs; and Guillet's own unpublished manuscript of Canadian Literary Pioneers.

Guillet, Edwin C.

George Mellis Douglas fonds. 1990 additions

  • 90-008
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1925

This addition to the fonds consists of photographs (approximately 141) taken by George Douglas on his many canoe trips [ca. 1920] in the Chandos, Burleigh, and Anstruther townships area and encompassing such towns and waterways as Lakefield, Stoney Lake, Loon Lake, Eel's Creek and Apsley. There is also a photocopy of an article entitled "George Douglas - Trip to Loon Lake 1925".

Folders are arranged as such:

  1. Photographs (approximately 100 5"x7"s) taken by George Douglas on canoe trips in the Chandos, Burleigh, and Anstruther townships area [c:1920]
  2. Photographs (approximately 35 8"x10"s) taken by George Douglas on canoe trips in the Chandos, Burleigh, and Anstruther townships area [c:1920]
  3. Photocopy of an article entitled "George Douglas - Trip to Loon Lake 1925"
  4. loose in box: small envelope containing 6 negatives and 4 photographs re: George Douglas canoe trips in the Chandos, Burleigh, and Anstruther townships area [c:1920]

Douglas, George Mellis

Mary Louise Northway fonds. 1999 additions

  • 99-1006
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1987

This fonds consists mostly of correspondence between Mary Northway and Professors John Wadland and Alan Wilson, and relates primarily to the Brora Centre, Neathern Trust, and Windy Pine. Also included is an 8 mm film of Windy Pine (3 minutes, silent, colour), featuring Flora Morrison and her dog Charlie at Driftwood cabin, Windy Pines in the 1970s (also copied on DVD), and 2 photographs, one of which is of Mary Northway.

Northway, Mary Louise

William Ewart Taylor collection

  • 94-003
  • Collection
  • 1950-1989

This collection consists of pamphlets, occasional papers, and government publications relating to Indigenous peoples (mostly in Canada) and their cultures, the territorial north, archaeology, education, and northern communities.

Taylor, William Ewart

Robert Lloyd Hunter collection

  • 87-001
  • Collection
  • 1556-1881

This collection consists of petitions, proclamations, printed acts, correspondence relating to British North America, Hudson's Bay Company, and the governance of British North America by the British crown. There are records relating to the Red River Settlement, the British Columbia Act and Oregon Territory, as well as several historical maps.

Hunter, Robert Lloyd

Davidson family fonds

  • 77-003
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1913

The fonds consists of 19 documents including deeds, conveyances, and a map of the mill and water power property of Samuel Dickson and relating to land in the Water/McDonnel/Hunter Streets and river area of Peterborough, Ontario (Upper Canada and Canada West). Also an 1823 grant of Lot 1, Communication Road, Smith Township collected by the Davidson Family.

Davidson family

Susan Neale fonds

  • 17-006
  • Fonds
  • 1938; 1957-2015

Fonds includes reports and photographs pertaining to Susan Neale’s archaeological studies and career in the field of archaeology. The materials focus on Ontario, Nunavut, and England and include photographs and slides taken by Neale of Hambledon Hill, Edmund Point, Nettilling Lake, and Roche Bay. Many of the Roche Bay photographs are of lithics analyzed by Neale for her Trent University Master’s thesis. Also included in the fonds are personal, academic, and family records.

Neale, Susan

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