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Colonel R.I. Moore fonds

  • 74-005
  • Fonds
  • 1830-1916

The fonds consists of a collection of deeds, bonds, land grants, indentures, mortgages, writs and conveyances from the following townships and municipalities: Ops, Cavan, Manvers, Mariposa, Emily, Eldon, Cambray, Fenelon, Lindsay, Toronto, Monaghan, Somerville.

Moore R.I.

Shirley Quan's Baker Lake journal fonds.

  • 89-1061
  • Fonds
  • 1962

This fonds consists of a summer journal written by Shirley Quan who spent a summer at Baker Lake in the Northwest Territories as a volunteer. A copy of her Pressed Arctic Flower project is included.

Quan, Shirley

Seth Soper Smith fonds

  • 76-041
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1922

The fonds consists of three volumes detailing cases handled by Smith plus his accounts. The docket book contains details of estates administration including those of H.H. Burnham and Mary Tuer, railway right-of-way and various other cases from 1911 to 1918, and it includes an index. There is also a cash book and an account book from 1917 to 1922.

Smith, Seth Soper

S.C. Shaw fonds

  • 74-001
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1943

The fonds consists of nine oil paintings, 8 of which are on board and one on canvas material, of sites in the Townships of Burleigh and Otonabee and were painted between 1941 and 1943. Six pictures deal with the Mount Julian/Stoney Lake area, while the other two are pictures of sites at the Village of Keene in Otonabee Township. The last is a picture of a pioneer cabin, in Burleigh Township.

Descriptions of paintings

  1. The face of Quarry Island, Stoney Lake
  2. The road to Mount Julian
  3. Road to Mount Julian - looking out
  4. Road into Mount Julian
  5. Looking across Stoney Lake from Viamede
  6. Looking across Stoney lake at Mount Julian
  7. Old Mill, Indian River at Keene
  8. Pioneer cabin, Burleigh Township
  9. Part of the village of Keene, Otonabee

Shaw, S.C.

Sir Samuel Hughes fonds

  • 83-1014
  • Fonds
  • 1900; 26 Aug. 1921

This fonds consists of one black and white photograph of the funeral parade of General Sir Sam Hughes taken on Friday August 26, 1921. It also consists of one black and white photograph of a reception and speech of Col. Sam Hughes at Lindsay, Ontario, on his return from the Boer War, on October 3, 1900.

Hughes, Samuel

Sir Henry Earle letter

  • 75-1014
  • Fonds
  • 5 June 1906

This item is a letter to Sir Henry Earle, from E. Phillips of Sutton Oaks, Macclesfield, England, which accompanies a copy of the book, "The Langton Records" - Journals and Letters from Canada, 1837-1846, edited by Ellen Josephine Philips (TC F5517.L285) and which is inscribed to Sir Henry Earle.

Earle, Sir Henry

Stephen A. Otto fonds

  • 96-1004
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1866], 1975

This fonds consists of four photographs, two of which are copies of photographs found in the Geale-Rogers Papers (82-022). One of these two is a duplicate of photo #400, Box 14, and is of Calcutt House, Peterborough. A negative is attached. The other is a duplicate of photo #27 of Album #6, Box 15, and is of a cottage on Little Otter Island, Stoney Lake, Ontario. A negative is attached. The other two photographs are of the Canadian General Electric Company building, Peterborough. One is an exterior shot and the other an interior. Also included is a negative of photo #48, Box 1 Folder 4 of The Peterborough City Photograph Collection (83-008), and is of the Salvation Army Barracks, Peterborough. None of the photographs and negatives are dated. Also included is a photocopy of a map of Stoney Lake, with Little Otter Island highlighted.

Otto, Stephen A.

Ted Brock fonds

  • 04-020
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1978

Fonds consists of textual records and photographs of Camp Tonakela, Madras, India which was sponsored by Taylor Statten Camps, Canada.

Brock, Ted

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.

W. Burnett letter book

  • 75-010
  • Item
  • January 1909-July 1913

This item is a letter book containing correspondence relating to the management and operation of the China Hall store in Cobourg, Ontario, and personal business.

Burnett, W.

Hastings Village voters list fonds

  • 89-1060
  • Fonds
  • 1935; 1942

This fonds consists of 2 voting lists from the Village of Hastings in Ontario from 1935 and 1942. Genealogical resource.

Hastings Village

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

Vernon B. Wadsworth fonds

  • 78-1002
  • Fonds
  • 1942; Transcribed [before 1978]

The fonds consists of a typescript copy by Vernon B. Wadsworth titled "A History of Exploratory Surveys Conducted by John Stroughton Dennis, Provincial Land Surveyor, in the Muskoka, Perry Sound and Nipissing Districts, 1860-1865." It also includes a press clipping and an obituary of Vernon B. Wadsworth.

Wadsworth, Vernon B.

William Standen fonds

  • 87-006
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1895

This fonds consists of diaries written by W.J. Standen concerning life on his farm near Barrie, Ontario. The fonds also contains a photocopy of the Standen family history.

Standen, William

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

Peterborough City photographic collection

  • 83-008
  • Collection
  • 1900-1940

This collection consists of original photographs, copy photographs, negatives and glass negatives of the City of Peterborough. Subjects such as street scenes, store fronts, churches, industries, cemeteries, the Peterborough Canoe Company and schools are included in the fonds. Most of the photographs were taken by Roy studios and used in "Peterborough Examiner" articles during the 1960's.

Peterborough and Northumberland Counties general map collection

  • 91-1018
  • Fonds
  • 1830-1897

This collection consists of 3 maps: a photocopy of a map portraying a portion of Northumberland County, showing Hope and Emily Townships on the west and Murray and Methuen Townships on the east, 1830s; a photocopy of a map portraying a portion of Peterborough County, showing North Monaghan Township to Belmont Township on the south and Harvey to Methuen Townships on the north, 1897; and an original map of Peterborough County, 1897.

Peterborough and area business accounts.

  • 04-1013
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1936

Items consist of accounts issued largely to the Westwood, Ontario Brackenridge family. The accounts were issued by businesses and institutions in Peterborough, Westwood, Hastings, Bridgenorth and Toronto.

Paul James Delaney fonds

  • 01-015
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1968

Fonds consists of two binders of Trent University memos, student directories, university brochures, opening ceremony invitation, etc., as well as letters from faculty addressed to Paul Delaney. Materials added in 2004 include an issue of the Peterborough Examiner (Monday, October 19, 1964); a calendar (1968) with photo of Champlain College; a photograph of Traill College's first class and a scrapbook of memorabilia of Trent's early days: invitations, notices, photographs and newspaper clippings pertaining to Delany's years as a student at Trent University. Also included is a letter dated 1968 which Delaney wrote to his family shortly after arriving at Trent University.

Delaney, Paul James

Pat Bolger collection

  • 08-017
  • Collection
  • 1995-1997

Collection consists of genealogical material collected by Pat Bolger for her research on Percival J. Cooney (1871-1932) who wrote Kinsmen, published originally in 1916 and then reprinted in 1992. Cooney was born in Peterborough, Ontario. One of his brothers, Franklin Cooney, became Governor of Montana.

Folder 1 contains textual records, photocopied newspaper articles and genealogical charts. Folder 2 contains photographs of the Cooney family.

Bolger, Pat

Owen Hoey fonds

  • 77-1012
  • Item
  • 1853-1880

The fonds consists of the deeds and other land records relating to property in Seymour Township.

Hoey, Owen

Olive Langley painting

  • 04-1012
  • Fonds
  • [1950]

Item is a framed unnamed watercolour of a house with a woman standing in front. The inscription reads: Olive Langley. /50. A further identification tag on the frame reads: Peterborough Artist and Author.

Langley, Olive

Notebook.

  • 89-1014
  • Fonds
  • May 1923 - June 1923

This item is a notebook, covering part of May and June of 1923. It contains notes on medical experiments. The return address reads "Department of Pathology, (Bacteriology Section) Toronto General Hospital" while the label on the cover reads "Notes on Military Lectures Given to the Officers' Training Corps of the Army Service Department of the Canadian Militia at Toronto".

North Monaghan Township

  • 74-1000
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1899

The fonds consists of John Dobbin's treasurer's accounts from 1865 and 1867; printing schedules and fees, 1878; and statement of accounts, 1899. All of these items pertain to North Monaghan Township.

North Monaghan Township

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