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T.H. Stinson family fonds

  • PR 792
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1937, 1944

Fonds consists of records documenting the Stinson family, primarily the legal and political career of T.H. Stinson. Family records include Christmas cards, wedding invitations, and family portraits, Mrs. Stinson's correspondence, and travel records (postcards, booklets, photographs) documenting the 1913 Christian North American Tour, in which Mr. and Mrs. Stinson participated. Records documenting T.H. Stinson's legal and political career include law school notebooks (1904-1910), correspondence and a scrapbook regarding the 1921 election, campaign files and notes from the 1930 and 1935 federal elections and Leslie Frost's 1934 provincial campaign, material from the Conservative Party Caucus Study club, newspaper clippings regarding the depression and the Bennett government, memoranda, correspondence regarding the riding organization (1933-1935); and House of Commons materials. There are postcards which depict scenes of Canada and the United States, from approximately 1920. Included, also, are several local maps, election posters (1927), and voter tally boards.

Stinson, T.H. (Thomas Hubert)

Thomas H.B. Symons fonds. Additions

  • 01-003
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1999

Fonds consists of personal records of Thomas H.B. Symons relating to his career and to his family. Included are records of his wife, Christine Symons, his children, Mary, Jeffrey, and Ryerson Symons, his father, Harry Lutz Symons, including his father's manuscript for "Three Ships West", and his mother, Dorothy Sarah (Bull) Symons. Also included are materials relating to Professor Symons' activities on various boards and committees, addresses, articles, manuscripts, typescripts, and correspondence, documents and notes concerning Trent University, Association of Commonwealth Universities, Celanese Canada, Science Council of Canada, Department of External Affairs, Royal Society of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, etc.. Also included are photographs of Thomas H.B. Symons, Christine Symons, and His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.

Symons, Thomas H.B.

Indian Crafts Foundation of Ontario fonds

  • 91-010
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1973

This fonds provides a full view of the history of a well-intentioned but short-lived organization involving native peoples, government and the commercial world. It consists of early plans, minutes and correspondence of the board of directors, the development of a constitution and bylaws, correspondence with government and native groups, craft training experience, inventory and accounting processes.

Indian Crafts Foundation of Ontario

Duncan Graham fonds

  • 89-1004
  • Fonds
  • 3 April 1900-10 Oct. 1900

Hon. Duncan Graham was an Independent Liberal Member of Parliament for Ontario North from 1897 to 1900. His papers contain a form letter from the Canadian Pacific Railway dated April 3, 1900; a letter dated October 10 from S.A. Cunningham threatening to withdraw his support for Graham in the next election and a cancelled cheque from Graham and Dougall McQuaig to E.H. Henry dated October 10, 1899.

Graham, Duncan

Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples fonds. Additions.

  • 75-015
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1973

This fonds consists of minutes, reports, briefs, memoranda, scrapbooks and memorabilia of the Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples which has been divided into the following series: A-1 - Constitution and by-laws; A-2 - minutes - with 4 sub-series - National Commission on the Indian Canadian; Board of Directors: Papers of Executive Director; Committees. B-1 - correspondence; C-1 - Annual Reports and Briefs; C-2 - conferences, conventions, workshops, etc.; C-3 - materials on native and non-native organizations; C-4 - Indian-Eskimo Association - Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples Library; C-5 - Student Volunteer Service: C-6 - applications for employment; C-7 - subject files, arranged alphabetically; D-1 - D-2 - association and divisional financial statements,; E - 1,2,3 - accounts, ledgers, materials from financial campaigns; and F - miscellaneous, photos memorabilia and scrapbooks.

Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples

Trent University Archives. Frost Taping Project

  • 81-003
  • Fonds
  • 1978

The fonds consists of 6 oral history tapes on cassettes; photocopies and original drafts of interviews; and final transcripts of interviews by Jamie Benidickson on the subject of Leslie M. Frost. Interviewees include Malcolm Montgomery, Dorothy Swallow, Marjorie Porter, Jack and Eileen Beal, and Bill Leishman.

Frost, Leslie M.

Journal of the British Parliament from February 1620 to December 1621, reign of James I

  • 02-1004
  • Item
  • 1620-1621

Item is an original handwritten manuscript of the proceedings of the British Parliament during the reign of James I, dated February 1620 to December 1621. The manuscript is written on rag paper and is 117 pages in length. It is bound in half-calf, and the spine has the inscription: "Phillips MSS 3093." The binder's ticket on the inside cover has the inscription: "Bretherton ligavit 1848."

British Parliament

Liberal Party of Canada. Harrison Conference fonds

  • 72-006
  • Fonds
  • 21 Nov. 1969-23 Nov. 1969

The fonds consists of records from the Harrison Liberal Conference from November 21-23, 1969 concerning Task Forces on Agriculture, Cities, Communications, the Economy, the Individual, Industrial Relations, International Relations, Poverty, Regional Development, and Student Unrest. The fonds also includes biographies of three of the speakers: E. Beecroft, D. Slater, B. Gross; and an address by John Turner (Hon.) to the Canadian Bar Association September 2, 1969.

Liberal Party of Canada

Progressive Conservative Party of Canada fonds

  • 72-005
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1968

This fonds consists of speeches by Robert Stanfield, November 20, 1967 to May 17, 1968; National Convention Policies, December 14, 1956; questionnaire and Chairman's Report of the Leadership Convention, 1967 (September); a statement by George Hees prior to the Convention; Montmorency Conference (August 7 - 10, 1967): readings and conference resume; and Progressive Conservative Party Research Department Reports (#'s 3, 6, 9, 10, 12, 16, 18, 34, 39, 41, 44, 52, 54, 56, 58, 59, 69, 84, 85, 96) concerning industrial relations, economic, and political policies.

Progressive Conservative Party of Canada

Emmett F. Sheehy fonds

  • 77-1011
  • Fonds
  • 1852, 1931-1939

The fonds consists of correspondence received by Emmett Sheehy relating to cases of various prisoners in which Sheehy was interested and to the sale of Canadian wheat to Britain, from 1931 to 1939. Correspondents include W.L. Mackenzie King, Mitchell Hepburn, Maurice Dupre and Hugh Guthrie. Also included is a crown land grant to Joseph Aiott, Smith Township, 1852.

Sheehy, Emmett F.

Save Maple Mountain Committee collection

  • 04-014
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1978

Collection consists of meeting minutes, statements and briefs, newsletter issues, newspaper clippings, photographs, and correspondence relating to efforts of the Save Maple Mountain Committee. Trent University people associated with this effort included Professor F.M. Helleiner, Professor Bruce Hodgins, and Jamie Benedickson.

Save Maple Mountain Committee

Thomas H.B. Symons fonds. Additions

  • 15-006
  • Fonds
  • 1962-2013

Fonds includes personal and business correspondence, notes, reports, minutes, invitations, and other documents. Major categories include Association of Commonwealth Universities; Association for Commonwealth Studies; British-North American Committee; Symons Trust; Symons Lecture on the State of Canadian Confederation, Confederation Centre, Prince Edward Island; Peterborough, Police Chairmanship, Panel on the Trent-Severn Waterway; Trent University; Education; Statistics, Canadian Studies, Bilingualism, Northern Canada; Ontario Heritage Trust; Historica; Bata Shoe Museum; various political and public affairs; and Downsview Park.

Symons, Thomas H.B.

Denis Smith fonds. 2002 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.

Smith, Denis

Victoria College fonds

  • 89-1066
  • Fonds
  • 20 Oct. 1856-23 Jan. 1857

This fonds consists of 4 original documents pertaining to the land on which Victoria College, Cobourg, was situated. One document is the declaration of Rev. S.D. Rice verifying the signatures of the Attorney General (John A. Macdonald) and the Deputy Registrar (Thomas Mayor) on the other three documents.

Victoria College

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

Miscellaneous graphic materials collection

  • 04-021
  • Collection
  • 1830-2001

Collection consists of miscellaneous photographs, engravings, posters, broadsides, and a newspaper supplement.

Miscellaneous graphic materials

Canada. Yukon Territory. Royal Canadian Mounted Police fonds.

  • 76-014
  • Fonds
  • 3 May 1968.

This fonds consists of 12 microfilm reels of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Yukon Territory records which are located in the Library and Archives Canada as RG 18 D, Series 1-4, Old or Series 1-3 New; PAC C-2143 to C-2154. This fonds includes Dawson City Headquarters records (letter books and general and local orders); detachment records; and general administration and other records. The records on the microfilm date from 1898 to 1951.

Department of Labour fonds

  • 79-005
  • Fonds
  • 29 Apr. 1975

Microfilm copy of portions of R.G. 27, volumes 55-61, in the Library and Archives Canada. It includes scrapbooks of clippings on the Winnipeg General Strike and the sedition trials which followed from 1919 to 1920.

Department of Labour

We-Peterborough: World Emergency Centre for Assertive Non-Violence fonds

  • 89-011
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1985

This fonds consists of records dealt with by We-Peterborough, primarily the civil disobedience and cruise missile protest. Regarding civil disobedience, the fonds contains various study kits, articles and publications. It also includes articles, legal correspondence and minutes of meetings.

We-Peterborough: World Emergency Centre for Assertive Non-Violence

David Macmillan collection

  • 05-003 (revised)
  • Collection
  • 1680-1920

This collection is comprised of disparate documents collected by Professor David Macmillan. The scope of the papers is primarily North America, 1680 to 1920.

Macmillan, David

Edward A. Partridge fonds

  • 93-018
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1962

This fonds consists of correspondence, poetry, diaries and newspaper clippings relating to Edward Partridge. The letters include one commenting on the death of his son in France during World War I. Also included are his writings on vegetarianism and the Masonic order.

Partridge, Edward A.

Henry Ruttan report

  • 92-1000
  • Item
  • Photocopied [between 1990 and 1992]

This item is a photocopy of an 1840 report written by Henry Ruttan, Sheriff of Newcastle District, as a response to the circular letter of Lord Sydenham. Discussed in the letter are the militia, the roads and other internal improvements, the land granting system, the state of education; the (projected) union of the two provinces and responsible government. Several uncritical pages are missing.

Ruttan, Henry

Ad Hoc Committee to Save Algonquin Park Information Bulletin

  • 05-1011
  • Fonds
  • 1991-1992

This accession consists of bulletins dated 1991-1992 of the Ad Hoc Committee to Save Algonquin Park. Also included is a photocopy of the Bill, An Act to Establish the Algonquin National Park of Ontario, dated 1893.

Ad Hoc Committee to Save Algonquin Park

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