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Peterborough newspaper files collection

  • 88-025
  • Collection
  • 1846-1860

This fonds is comprised of typescripts of newspaper articles from the Peterborough Weekly Despatch, the Peterborough Review and the Peterborough Examiner. The articles have been arranged chronologically under a number of subject headings by the donor.

H.H. Stevens reconstruction party letter

  • 92-1006
  • Item
  • Photocopied between [1990 and 1992]

This item is a photocopy of a letter written by H.H. Stevens January 11, 1968 to a student in History/Political Science 301 in response to questions posed. Stevens writes about the Report of the Price Spreads and Mass Buying Commission, 1934-35, The Canadian Manufacturers Association's complaint, R.B. Bennet's refusal to act, Bennet's removal of Stevens from Conservative Party and the elimination of sweat shop conditions.

Stevens, Henry Herbert

William Lyon Mackenzie Diaries fonds. Additions

  • 81-004
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1980

This addition to the fonds consists of microfiches of manuscript and typescript diaries and microfiches of typed transcriptions of diaries of William Lyon Mackenzie King dated from 1932 to 1949. These are additions to microfiches purchased in 1975.

King, William Lyon Mackenzie

William Lyon Mackenzie King diaries fonds

  • 75-013
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1965

This fonds consists of microfiche copies of manuscript diaries written by King covering his university education, entry into the civil service, achievements as Minister of Labour and his election in 1919 as Leader of the Liberal Party, the Liberal victory of 1921 and the King-Byng controversy. The manuscripts are contained in consecutively numbered fiches. Typewritten transcripts of the diaries are included in a second series of microfiches. Also included are various private typewritten diaries relating to international relations and industrial relations. An index accompanies the microfiches. The records in this fonds range from 1893 to 1931.

King, William Lyon Mackenzie

Gilbert and Stewart Bagnani fonds

  • 94-016
  • Fonds
  • 1798-1919

This fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, family biographical information, notes and research for speeches, alderman election materials, accounts, land ownership documents, business records and newspaper clippings pertaining to the personal and political career of John Beverley Robinson. Also included in the fonds is research material of Mrs. Forsyth Grant, daughter of J.B. Robinson and President of the Women's Canadian Historical Society of Toronto.

Bagnani, Gilbert and Stewart

Gavin Henderson fonds. 1996 additions

  • 96-012
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1996

This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence between Gavin Henderson and Professor George Warecki; Harvey Locke when President of Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society; and, the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. The fonds also contain the program and letters of congratulation regarding Gavin's Order of Canada which was conferred in 1993. Records pertaining to the St. Lawrence Islands National Parks and the Thousand Islands Heritage area, early minutes of the Conservation Council of Ontario (1951-1955), brochures published by the Council as well as articles by Gavin Henderson are also included in the fonds.

Henderson, Gavin

Richard Johnston fonds. 1994 additions

  • 94-008
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1991

This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence (original and third party), news releases, reports and photographs regarding Richard Johnston and his work as New Democratic Party representative in Scarborough West from 1979 to 1990. There are also some papers concerning his work since retiring from politics.

Johnston, Richard

Peterborough Women's Committee fonds

  • 88-023
  • Fonds
  • 1977-1987

This fonds consists of records that were left when the Peterborough Women's Committee disbanded in 1987. The files provide a record of a decade of women's political concerns from a local point of view.

Peterborough Women's Committee

Dr. Barclay McKone manuscripts

  • 97-1011
  • Item
  • 1951; 1955

These manuscripts were written by Dr. Barclay McKone, M.D., and are in typescript format. The first manuscript with the title "Moose Factory Indian Hospital" describes, in addition to a brief historical and geographical background of Moose Factory and its service area, salient treatments used to fight tuberculosis, and the frequent successes. The record comes alive with frequent records of specific cases. A review of cases indicated different characteristics of the disease and its treatment between "Indian" and Inuit patients. This report also refers to the treatment of other diseases and cases handled by the hospital between 1951 and 1955. The second manuscript with the title "Eastern Arctic Medical and X-Ray Survey 1955" describes in more complete diary-like detail the considerable amount of work done by group #2 of a 3 group expedition in their attempt to grapple with all the medical problems of the eastern Arctic. Again a primary concern is to identify and arrange to treat patients with tuberculosis. The time frame is June to September 1955.

Materials added in 2015:

Two DVDs of film footage taken by Dr. Barclay McKone between 1951 and 1955 while he was working as a physician in the James Bay region. Also included are typed notes by Dr. McKone which provide information about the content of the films. The film footage was originally in VHS format and was copied to DVD prior to being donated by Dr. Barclay's great niece Christine Fischer Guy. Ms. Guy received the original VHS tapes from Dr. McKone to help in the research of her novel, The Umbrella Mender, which was published in 2014 and is set in Moose Factory. The DVDs and notes were donated from the estate of Dr. Barclay McKone in 2015 via Christine Fischer Guy. Restriction: Permission to publish from this material is required from Christine Fischer Guy.

McKone, Barclay

Josiah J. Preston newspaper clippings collection

  • 89-004
  • Collection
  • 1916-1919

This fonds consists of bound volumes of newspaper clippings, mostly concerning the Legislative Assembly of Ontario between 1916 and 1919. Four of the six volumes have the name J.J. Preston inside the front cover. One volume has the name J.C. Elliott on it. Elliott was the member for Middlesex West. The newspapers are from "The Globe" and the "Daily Mail and Empire".

Preston, Josiah J.

Receipt for general expenses of the colony of Quebec in New France.

  • 75-1020
  • Item
  • 1 Oct. 1757

This item is a bill/receipt that was issued on October 1st, 1757 and payable on August 27, 1759 for 900 pounds (livres). The money was to go pay for the general expenses of the colony at Quebec. The document was issued by Monsieur de Boullougne, chief-treasurer or paymaster for the colonies. It was signed in Paris by Boullougne, by the Intendant de la nouvelle France and a witness.

John Graves Simcoe family photographs fonds

  • 91-1026
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1850-1900]

This fonds consists of photographs of some of John Graves Simcoe's relatives. There is one photograph of "Aunt Ann Griffin" in front of a fireplace. There is one tintype of an unidentified elderly woman and another photograph of an unidentified elderly woman who was photographed by Ewing Photographer of Port Hope and Peterborough.

Leslie M. Frost and Cecil G. Frost fonds

  • 77-027
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1920

The fonds consists of 173 wartime and military letters written by Leslie M. and Cecil G. Frost while on active service during World War I to their parents in Orillia, Ontario. Also included are three letter from Mrs. Frost to Leslie, telegrams relating to wounds suffered by the brothers, and maps of the Passchendaele sector. Each item is accompanied by a typewritten memo by Leslie M. Frost, written in 1971, explaining certain references, or expanding on a point touched on in the letters. Both of the brothers comment on military life; politics in both Canada and Great Britain, including the 1917 Canadian conscription issue; their concerns of the welfare of people at home; and their plans, or lack thereof, for after the war.

Frost, Leslie M.

T.D. Johnston scrapbook

  • 75-1002
  • Item
  • 1923-1924

This item is a scrapbook of clippings compiled by T. Eversfield (27 Paton Road), on Ontario politics; the United Farmers of Ontario government, hydro, agriculture, public accounts, labor, elections and other items. There is a brief subject index at the beginning of the scrapbook.

Johnston, T.D.

Captain Thomas Gummersall Anderson diaries collection

  • 77-1014
  • Collection
  • Transcribed [before 1977].

This fonds consists of two typescripts of diaries written by Captain Thomas G. Anderson. The first diary consists of reminiscences of his early life, covering the years from 1795 to 1800 (10 pages). The second diary was written while Captain Anderson was the visiting Superintendent of Indian Affairs at Cobourg, Canada West from September to December 1849. It includes an account of a journey to settle an Indian land claim on Lake Superior and Lake Huron (34 pages).

Anderson, Captain Thomas Gummersall

James Walter Curry fonds

  • 01-1016
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1908

Fonds consists of two letters addressed to J.W. Curry from The General Reform Association for Ontario, requesting that he speak at upcoming meetings; one letter addressed to J.W. Curry from A.J. Reynolds concerning a convention at which a few divisions were not represented; and one letter which is a High Court of Justice exhibit and is addressed to a Mr. Clancy from M.F. Smith, Tremont House, Toronto, and discusses Smith's inspection of cases of corn.

Curry, James Walter

Harold R. Scott fonds

  • 97-1005
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1949

This fonds consists of three certificates: the first, dated October 19, 1948 appoints the Hon. Harold Robinson Scott as Minister of Lands and Forests for Ontario; the second, dated May 4, 1949 confirms that appointment; and the third, dated May 4, 1949 appoints him as a member of the Executive Council of the province of Ontario.

Scott, Harold R.

Voters lists collection

  • 93-001
  • Collection
  • 1894-1959

This collection consists of voters lists for various townships in Peterborough, Durham, Brant and Hastings counties such as Asphodel, North Monaghan, Otonabee, Harvey, Burleigh and Anstruther, Dummer, Hope, Brantford, Onondaga, the Town of Paris and Sidney. Genealogical resource.

Voters' List for Townships of Sherborne, McClintock, etc

  • 91-1017
  • Fonds
  • 1901

This item is a voter's list for the townships of Sherborne and McClintock in the Provisional County of Haliburton, listing people who were able to vote at both Municipal Elections and Elections to the Legislative Assembly or only at one of the two elections. Genealogical resource.

Townships of Sherborne and McClintock

Harry M. Robbins fonds

  • 75-014
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1970

This fonds consists of correspondence, memoranda and scrapbooks of Harry Robbins, public relations officer with the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party from 1939 to 1961. The fonds includes both office and personal records and correspondence relating to the electoral and other fortunes of the party in Ontario, Canada and some of the other provinces. The fonds also include a scrapbook of campaign posters and other materials, party election handbooks and election forecasts.

Robbins, Harry M.

Mrs. E. Kayser fonds

  • 75-1022
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1917

The fonds consists of a memoir (photocopy, 8 pages) on Sir MacKenzie Bowell (1823-1917) by his private secretary; and an anonymous scrapbook of clippings relating to Canadian Railways, Laurier, Bourassa, Canadian nationalism and annexationism.

Kayser, E.

Charles Latimer fonds

  • 95-010
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1972

This fonds consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous documents. The creator of the fonds, Charles Latimer is nephew of Donald Sheridan who was a member of the Industrial Workers of the World (the Wobblies). Along with nearly 100 associates, including correspondents represented in this fonds such as David Ingar and Richard Brazier, Sheridan was sentenced to Leavenworth prison for expressing anti-capitalist, anti-militarist opinions during World War I.

Folders in box:

  1. Probate of Donald Sheridan's will Certificate of Naturalization for Donald Sheridan, 1946 Certificate of Social Insurance, Donald Sheridan, 1951
  2. Newspaper clippings; copies of the "Industrial Worker" June 1970 and September 1969.
  3. Correspondence of Marie Ingar, David Ingar, Charles Latimer, Philip Taft, Tony Scara, 1970-1972
  4. Song Book: I.W.W. Songs To Fan the Flames of Discontent; typescript copies of lyrics of Wobbly songs by Richard Brazier

Latimer, Charles

Cecil Gray Frost fonds

  • 77-025
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1947

This fonds consists of correspondence, reports, notes and other records relating to the provincial election of 1937, federal election of 1940, Progressive Conservative party conventions of 1938 and 1942, Port Hope conference of 1942, meetings of the Dominion Conservative party in 1944 and 1946. It also includes material regarding the murder trial of John Schell, 1923-25 (C.G. Frost most important early case) and to municipal and school board affairs, Lindsay, 1936-47.

Frost, Cecil Gray

Alan J. Slavin fonds

  • 02-006
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1990

Fonds consists of correspondence, pamphlets, journal issues, and other material related primarily to the peace movement. Included are records of Kawartha Ploughshares and Project Ploughshares, and letters written between Alan and Linda Slavin and government officials regarding nuclear disarmament, capital punishment, etc.

Slavin, Alan J.

Peter Adams fonds

  • 97-1031
  • Fonds
  • 1976-1990

This fonds consists of three papers written by Peter Adams (one with B.F. Findlay and B.E. Goodison) concerning snow. It also includes his speech notes for a Peterborough Social Planning Council meeting, and two annual reports written in his capacity as M.P.P.

Adams, William Peter

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