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20-009 · Fonds · 1911; 1962-2012

Fonds is comprised of annual reports, historical accounts, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs and membership lists of Shining Waters Presbyterial UCW.

Shining Waters Presbyterial United Church Women
90-005 · Fonds · 1834-1969

This fonds consists of 575 bound volumes of Victoria County administrative and financial records and court records. It includes 228 local business journals, day books, ledgers, County council material, criminal justice accounts and court documents.

Victoria County
02-001 · Fonds · [2000]

Collection consists of a guide to nearly all of the Frances Stewart letters located at Trent University Archives and elsewhere. The guide is a biographical reference tool which indexes all the names which appear in the letters. The indexing locates each name in the approximately 450 letters and gives the corresponding page number in the transcripts (94-006); it provides the source of biographic information, and explains the relationship of each person to Thomas Alexander Stewart and Frances Browne Stewart. The guide is arranged alphabetically by last name and includes hundreds of names, i.e., Sydney Bellingham, Rev. George Brabazon, Rev. Francis Browne, John Burnham, Rev. Mark Burnham, Zaccheus Burnham, Frances Anne Edgeworth, Agnes Fitzgibbon (nee Moodie), Catherine Elizabeth Kirkpatrick (nee Browne), Susanna Moodie (nee Strickland), Robert Reid, Peter Robinson, Captain Charles Rubidge, Frances Stewart (nee Browne), Thomas Alexander Stewart, Samuel Strickland, Catharine Parr Traill (nee Strickland), and Robert Waller (complete list of names attached below). The guide, which was researched and compiled by Jean Shearman and Elizabeth Shearman Hall, is a tremendous piece of work and is an invaluable resource for researchers.

Shearman Family
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
Lightbody family fonds
Fonds · 1960-2016

Fonds consists of records documenting Robert Lightbody's experiences with Trent University, as a student, lawyer, fundraiser, and active alumnus. Records include correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, newspaper clippings, planning records, student records, pamphlets and other ephemera, course syllabi, and student governance records. Fonds also includes a speech and pamphlets from a talk given by Margaret Lightbody for the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW).

Fonds is organized into 11 series. Trent University student life; Student government and groups; Course materials; University development; Athletics building; Alumni Association and reunions; Trent properties, funds, and development; Bagnani Endowmnent; Photographs and alumni reunion; Newspaper clippings and images; Margie Lightbody CFUW speech.

Lightbody family
23-013 · Collection · 1989 - 1990

Collection consists of photocopies of newspaper clippings gathered as part of the press clippings service for Indian and Northern Affairs from June 10 1989 to August 30 1990. The photocopies are on a wide range of topics all concerning Indigenous peoples and communities. A large portion of the articles are about the Oka Crisis with mention to Alanis Obomsawin and the Kanehsatake Resistance, as well as the Meech Lake Accord with mention to Premier Robert Bourassa and the groups, The Native Council of Canada, The Inuit Tapirisat of Canada, and The Assembly of First Nations.

23-010 · Collection · 196 - 9172

This collection consists of files including newspaper clippings, press releases, reports, speeches, bibliographies, biographies, stories, and letters pertaining to Indigenous peoples, distributed by the Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples (C.A.S.N.P.) for their Library Services.

Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples
87-020 · Fonds · 1972-1987

The SOSAC and the TSC records cover the years 1972-1980. The TSA records cover the years 1978-1987 and include correspondence, minutes, the constitution and by-laws, appointments, etc.

Trent Staff Association
Tony Storey fonds
22-007 · Fonds · 1971-2015

Fonds includes personal and professional correspondence, press clippings, descriptions of benchmark occasions, and award certificates from Storey’s Trent University career, including The Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education Communication Award (1986), the Big Brothers and Big Sisters National Commendation Award (2000), and the Trent University Eminent Service Award (2011). There is also a large photograph album highlighting the 40 years that Tony spent at Trent University. Also included are 12 individual photographs of Storey, including headshots, 1 photo of Storey receiving the Big Brothers and Big Sisters National Commendation Award, and several group photos with unidentified individuals. Additionally, there is professional correspondence related to university matters, alumni associations and events, and the establishment of the Alumni House in Champlain College. There is also personal correspondence between alumni associations, colleagues, and friends, including thank-you cards, e-mails, greeting cards, and event invitations.

Storey, Tony
15-014 · Fonds · ca. 1900-1960

Collection is comprised of approximately 7500 postcards (including some duplicates) pertaining primarily to the former Victoria County (now City of Kawartha Lakes). Dating from about 1900 to 1960, this collection was created by Norbert Erasmus Hyacinth Krommer of Lindsay, Ontario. A few postcards portray photographs of unidentified people, while others include handwritten messages on the reverse along with postal stamps and markings.

Krommer, Norbert Erasmus Hyacinth
77-021 · Fonds · Photocopied and transcribed [between 1957 and 1977], 1894

The fonds consists of photocopies and typescripts of correspondence and journals of Reverend Robert Brooking and his wife Elizabeth relating to his service as a missionary in Africa, in Canada West and in the Hudson's Bay Territory. Also included are reports of the Wesleyan Missionary Society, 1851-1857. Some of the items relate to the Hiawatha and Rama Reserves, and Norway House. The original records date from 1839 to 1879. Also included is a modern print of a photograph of Rev Robert Brooking [ca. 1890] and 3 photographs of Elizabeth's tombstone at Chief Island, Lake Couchiching, Rama Reserve, near Orillia.

Brooking, Robert
85-008 · Fonds · 1940-1970

This addition to the fonds consists of receipts, recipes, slides and photographs of Dr. Mary Northway and Flora Morrison. There are also records for the production of Echoes and Reflections of Flora Morrison.

Fonds includes miscellaneous accounts, receipts, camping equipment lists, correspondence, insurance policies pertaining to Windy Pine. Also includes a cassette tape recording re: early days at Windy Pine, and a transcription provided in 2014 by Joan McIlwain via Professor Julia Harrison

Slide Box: Approximately 160 slides of Windy Pine, 1950's and 1960's.

Photo envelope: Photographs of Mary Northway and Flora Morrison and their friends at Windy Pine, 1950's and 1960's.

Loose on shelf: Production materials for Echoes and Reflections: photographs which were reproduced in the booklet; galley proofs.

Windy Pine Point
84-011 · Fonds · 1872-1929

This fonds includes correspondence, receipts and other records of Reverend Peter McLaren Duncan, Leonora Duncan, James Duncan, and Annie Duncan. Also included are sermon notes, assessment notices, insurance policies and the marriage register of Colborne Presbyterian Church from 1896 to 1912. The fonds also includes an autograph album of Leonora (Singleton) Duncan, Brighton, Canada West.

Duncan, Reverend Peter McLaren
23-021 · Fonds · 1996 - 2013

Fonds consists of records documenting Don Tapscott's publishing career, including promotional packages and news coverage of his books, as well as correspondence. Also included are certificates of recognition sent to Don Tapscott from various universities, upon his installation as Chancellor of Trent University.

Tapscott, Don
Eugene A. Forsey collection
99-1004 · Collection · [ca. 1966-1967]

This collection consists of four papers written by Eugene A. Forsey: Canada, 1967, an address by Eugene Forsey given at University of Western Ontario, 26 September 1966; A "Special Status" for Quebec?, [September 12, 1967]; The Problem of "Minority" Government in Canada, n.d.; Concepts of Federalism: Some Canadian Aspects, n.d.

Forsey, Eugene A.
Geale-Rogers family fonds
82-022 · Fonds · 1834-1966

This fonds consists of the personal and business records of the Geale, Hamilton, Peck, Barker and Rogers families. There are letters relating to World War I written by Beresford and Robert Hamilton and Heber and Harry Rogers; letters, diaries, journals of Richard Birdsall Rogers (superintending engineer of the Peterborough Lift Lock); the records of Hon. Robert Hamilton, a factor at the Hudson's Bay Company stationed at Fort Edmonton. The fonds also contains stereographs, approximately 1000 photographs, and a C.E. Goad fire insurance plan for the city of Peterborough, 1882. Items of interest include a group of photographs of the Trent Valley area and the building of the canal; Rogers family pictures of the Stoney Lake area and the Juniper Island Regatta; photos of early aircraft and the Curtiss Aviation School; photos of hydraulic lift lock at Peterborough; and one letter from Catharine Parr Traill to Robert Miles Hamilton.

This collection of family papers, correspondence, journals, photographs, newspaper clippings and published works spans the years 1834 to 1966 and measures approximately 3 1/2 linear metres. The papers were deposited in Trent University Archives through the courtesy of members of the Geale and Rogers families in 1983.

The papers are divided into two series:

Series A, the Geale family papers, consists of records pertaining to the descendants of the Hon. Robert Hamilton, a factor of the Hudson's Bay Company stationed at Fort Edmonton in northern Manitoba. Robert Hamilton married Annie Seabourne. One of their sons was Robert Miles Hamilton (1864-1939). He married Alice May Barker and resided at "Auburn" in Peterborough, Ontario. Their children were Miles Beresford Hamilton, Robert Barker Hamilton, (Alice) Seabourne Hamilton, and S.R. Hamilton (son). Alice Seabourne Hamilton married Charles Norman Geale. Papers of the Barker family (the Hon. Samuel Barker was Mrs. Robert Miles Hamilton's father) are included in this series as are the papers of the Peck family. Edward Armour Peck was the natural son of Arthur Henry Peck and the adoptive father of Charles Norman Geale. He married Kitty Revell. Both Miles Beresford Hamilton and Robert Barker Hamilton served overseas in the First World War and their correspondence is included in this series.

Series B of this collection consists of the Rogers Papers. Richard Birdsall Rogers was born at Ashburnham in 1857. He lived there until 1916 and then moved to "Beechwood Farm" in Douro Township. He was a land surveyor and was appointed superintendent engineer of the Trent Valley Canal in 1884. Richard married Clara Mina Calcutt of Peterborough in 1881. They had seven children. One daughter, Leah, married Herbert Geale, brother of Charles Norman Geale. Two sons, Heber and Harry served overseas in World War I. Their correspondence is included. R.B. Rogers designed and supervised the building of the hydraulic lift locks at Peterborough and Kirkfield. These papers included several files of plans and specifications for the locks, correspondence and documents accrued during the scandal preceding Rogers' resignation in 1906, the Holgate Report which condemned Rogers and the Keefer investigation which completely vindicated his work as Chief Engineer. We have created a major on-line exhibit focusing on the life and times of Richard Rogers and the Peterborough Lift Lock: http://digitalcollections.trentu.ca/exhibits/birdsall-rogers/zrptboll.htm

Geale-Rogers family
University Slide Collection
USC · Collection

Collection consists of slides of Trent University. Most series include slides created for promotional presentations for Trent University. Slides document construction, buildings, campus scenery, special events, faculty and students, classrooms, and more.

23-003 · Fonds · 1968, 1985-2023

Fonds consists of records of the International Camping Fellowship (ICF), the International Camping Congress (ICC), and their affiliated international camps, camp organizations, and events.
Records include minutes, correspondence, project files, cassette tapes, event files, newsletters, brochures, and other material documenting the governance and management of the ICF, the International Camping Congress, and events and initiatives organized by the ICF. Fonds also includes some material from international camps and camping organizations.

Fonds is organized into six series: Administrative files; Meetings and minutes; Newsletters; International Camping Congress; ICF related events; and Published material and artifacts from international camps and camp organizations.

International Camping Fellowship
78-007 · Fonds · 1926-1977

The fonds consists of the literary and personal correspondence; literary and poetic manuscripts; and typescripts of reviews of anthologies, lectures and essays by and about Arthur J.M. Smith. Also included in the fonds are photographs and prints.

Smith, Arthur James Marshall
RG 3 · Fonds · 1857-1950, 1963-2007

Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by the Trent University Vice-President (Finance).

Trent University. Vice-President (Finance)
Trent PC Club fonds
73-007 · Fonds · 1964 - 1973

Fonds consists of records of the Trent University PC (Progressive Conservative) Club, a student organization, from the late 1960s and early 1970s. Records include PC Club minutes, correspondence, and other papers, as well as materials issued by the Progressive Conservative Youth Federation (PCYF) Ontario Progressive Conservative Student Association (OPCSA), and Progressive Conservative National Headquarters. The first file in the fonds contains a handwritten "list of materials from Trent PC Club turned over to government documents section, Bata Library," dated May 2, 1973, and includes a list of the contents of these files.

Trent PC Club
RG 15 · Fonds · 1968-1971

This fonds consists of notes, correspondence, minutes, invoices, program logs, and reports of the Trent University Broadcast Board and Trent University Radio Service. Also included in the fonds are the Trent University Congress of Colleges minutes and budgets from 1969 to 1971.

Trent University. Broadcast Board Committee