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John E. Proctor fonds

  • 91-1022
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1902

This fonds consists of documents, from 1869 to 1902, including sale of timber receipts, deeds of land and quit claims of John E. Proctor of Brighton, Ontario.

John E. Proctor

Temperance and religious scrapbook

  • 89-1019
  • Fonds
  • 1827-1844

This item is a scrapbook containing assorted clippings from between 1827 and 1844. Many of the clippings are about temperance and religious matters. The scrapbook is made from a copy of the Appendix to the Journal of Assembly, Upper Canada, Session 1839-40, Vol. 1, Part 2.

Jean Shearman and Elizabeth Shearman Hall collection

  • 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

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

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.

Allan Percival Way

Nancy Sherouse document

  • 01-1008
  • Fonds
  • 1992

Fonds is an eminent service award certificate awarded to Nancy Sherouse by Trent University on May 28, 1992. The document is framed.

Nancy Sherouse

Thomas Watson teaching contract

  • 89-1049
  • Item
  • 1858

This item is a contract between Thomas Watson, teacher, and the Trustees of the Joint Board Grammar and Common School, Port Hope. The contract is for 1 year at a salary of one hundred and twenty pounds.

Thomas Watson

Young's Point Cheese Factory Company minute book

  • 70-1002
  • Item
  • 22 March 1918 - 9 April 1943

This item is book of minutes of the annual meetings and minutes of the directors' meetings of the Young's Point Cheese Factory Company.

Young's Point Cheese Factory Company

Henry White letter book

  • 75-006
  • Item
  • 30 April 1901-20 Dec. 1904

This item is a letter book containing the correspondence of Henry White. Topics discussed include legal matters dealing with collection of rent, reference to typhoid fever in November 1903, and reference to the forthcoming election of December 1903. The letter book includes an index and is alphabetically arranged.

Henry White

Williams family fonds

  • 77-005
  • Fonds
  • 1838-1900

The fonds consists of correspondence and accounts of John Tucker Williams (1841-1854) and of his son Arthur T.H. Williams (1860-1885). Included are leases, deeds and lists of John Tucker Williams' land holdings; correspondence and accounts relating to the Canada Company; material relating to the John Tucker Williams' estate; material relating to the estate of Silas Williams and Company, merchant tailors; and other material relating to various members of the family.

Williams family

Arthur James Marshall Smith fonds. Additions

  • 99-1001
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1982

This fonds consists of documents pertaining to Arthur James Marshall Smith, i.e. birth and baptismal documents, a marriage certificate and contract, passports, U.S.A. naturalization documents, his death certificate, etc. Also included is his Governor General Annual Literary Award medal, received in 1944, and two personal photographs dated 1925 and c1932. Correspondence regarding the purchase of the A.J.M. Smith collection by Trent University, and lists of books, hand copied in pencil, are included. Other correspondence addressed to A.J.M. Smith and to Peter Smith from Buffy Glassco, Ralph Gustafson, Leon Edel, and others is included.

Arthur James Marshall Smith

Windy Pine Point fonds. Additions

  • 86-006
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1983

This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence, deeds, surveys, appraisals and letters regarding the donation of Windy Pine to Trent University.

Windy Pine Point

Professor Mary F. Williamson fonds

  • 03-008
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1944; plus items photocopied and scanned 2003

Fonds consists of photocopies of 90 letters written by Mary Williamson home to her parents from summer camp between 1940 and 1951. The camps attended were Camp Cedarnook and Camp Tanamakoon. Also included are camp badges; one group photograph taken at Camp Cedarnook ca.1943; and ca.160

Materials added in 2020: 8 photographs pertaining to Camp Woapak, 1940s. Mary Williamson's brother, J. Peter Williamson, and their mother, Marie Williamson, are identified in a few of the photographs. Further information about the family is available in Just a Larger Family (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier U.P., 2011); this book is comprised of the wartime letters of Marie Williamson and was edited by Mary F. Williamson.

Mary F. Williamson

Scott Young fonds

  • 90-003
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1990

This fonds consists of correspondence, draft manuscripts, interview tapes and research notes pertaining to biographies of Foster Hewitt and Conn Smythe, etc.; notes and records resulting from Mr. Young's participation in the Royal Commission on Violence in the Communications Industry; and correspondence between Young and fellow media personalities including Robertson Davies, Peter Trueman, John Bassett and Pierre Berton. One of the largest series of records relates to the biography of his son, Neil Young.

Scott Young

Scott Young fonds. Additions

  • 95-001
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1993

This addition to the fonds consists of Scott Young's correspondence with family members and agents. There are also photographs of Scott Young as well as newspaper and magazine articles written by Young.

1957-1993 ; predominant 1982-1993

Scott Young

Allen-Bellamy family fonds.

  • 14-016
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1880-2007

Fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, greeting cards, diplomas, certificates, maps, pamphlets, reminiscences, genealogical materials, and memorabilia pertaining to the Allen and Bellamy families.

Allen-Bellamy family

World War II telegrams fonds

  • 91-1008
  • Fonds
  • 13 Aug. 1939-29 April 1945

This fonds consists of one shipboard dispatch relating to the meeting between Hitler and Mussolini on August 1939; a telegram from 29 April 1945 suing for peace; a telegram from 7 May 1945 regarding the signing of an unconditional surrender and two telegrams from 1946 concerning atomic bomb use from the Prime Minister of Canada, MacKenzie King.

World War II

World War II soldiers photographs

  • 83-1004
  • Collection
  • [between 1941 and 1946]

This collection contains 89 2.5" x 4" black and white photographs of soldiers from World War II of the Peterborough and Cobourg areas.

World War II

Professor Denis Smith fonds. Additions

  • 02-012
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2000

Fonds consists of correspondence, reserach notes and manuscripts created by Professor Denis Smith during his career as a university professor, political science commentator and author. Materials in this fonds relate to Gentle Patriot (biography of Walter Gordon); Diplomacy of Fear (Canadian/American relations during the period of the cold war). Also included are materials generated by Smith as editor of the Canadian Forum and the Journal of Canadian Studies.

Denis Smith

Professor Denis Smith fonds. Additions

  • 14-010
  • Fonds
  • 1971-2013

Fonds is comprised of research materials, correspondence and manuscript drafts related to Professor Denis Smith's books The Prisoners of Cabrera: Napoleon's Forgotten Soldiers, 1809-1814 and General Miranda’s Wars: Turmoil and Revolt in Spanish America, 1750-1816. Also included are reviews, correspondence, and newspaper clippings pertaining to various other books and articles by Smith, and materials pertaining to Trent University.

Denis Smith

Cecil Gray Frost fonds. Additions

  • 95-1013
  • Fonds
  • 7 Sept. 1942.

This item is a photograph of the Conservative Forum which was held at Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ontario on September 7, 1942. The photograph was taken by the Panoramic Camera Co. from 289 Avenue Road in Toronto.

Cecil Gray Frost

Professor Denis Smith fonds. Additions

  • 89-009
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1976

This addition to the fonds consists of records forwarded to the Archives via the office of the Journal of Canadian Studies in 1988 which were apparently generated by Professor Denis Smith. Most files relate to Trent University, its founding and architectural history, and areas of interest to Professor Smith such as the Committee For An Independent Canada and the Canadian Forum.

Denis Smith

Commission on Canadian Studies fonds. Additions.

  • 13-009
  • Fonds
  • 1957-2012

Fonds consists of briefs, correspondence, reports, memoranda and responses to "To Know Ourselves" and "Some Questions of Balance".

Commission on Canadian Studies

Thomas H.B. Symons fonds. Additions

  • 18-001
  • Fonds
  • 1917-2017

Fonds consists of personal and business correspondence, notes, reports, minutes, invitations, and other documents pertaining to the life and career of Thomas H.B. Symons.

Thomas H.B. Symons

Federal Cultural Policy Review Committee fonds

  • 86-032
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1985

This fonds consists of minutes, briefs, correspondence, reports, newspaper and magazine articles. Also included in the fonds are records relating to public hearings of the Federal Cultural Policy Review Committee.

Federal Cultural Policy Review Committee

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