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Agricultural fair prize lists collection

  • PR 6
  • Collection
  • 1878-1929

This collection consists of eighteen prize lists from agricultural fairs in Ontario including the Canadian National Exhibition, the Ontario Provincial Winter Fair, the Central Canada Exhibition in Ottawa, the Western Fair in London, Ontario; the Dominion Exposition in Regina, Saskatchewan; the Canadian Industrial Exhibition in Winnipeg, Manitoba; the Central Exhibition in Cobourg, Ontario and various small town agricultural societies lists.

New Left Movement Publications Collection

  • PR 542
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1973

This collection consists of protest newspapers, newsletters, journals, essays, and 'left wing' political manifestos written and published between 1964 and 1973. The records cover Canada and the United States.

New Left Movement

Peter Gzowski fonds. 1999 additions

  • 99-015
  • Fonds
  • 1988-1998

This addition to the fonds consists of manuscripts for the "Morningside Years" and "Friends, Moments, Countryside", correspondence between Peter Gzowski, McClelland and Stewart and other editorial staff. There are 'mail bag' and 'ROA' (read on air) letters addressed to the Morningside show, some of which are included in the "Morningside Years." Also included is one complete radio program schedule and a program for "Peter Gzowski's Invitationals play the Winter Garden." There are also nineteen computer disks consisting of letters, transcripts of "Morningside" interviews, and chapters of the "Morningside Years". Twenty-four audio cassette tapes of Gzowski's interviews with various Canadian authors and scientists such as Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, Dr. Tak Mak, William O. Mitchell, Robertson Davies, William Unruh, Jean Chretien, Alice Munro, Timothy Findley are also included. As well, there are a total of six photographs of Peter Gzowski and his staff.

Gzowski, Peter

Peterborough Community Concert Association fonds. Additions

  • 99-007
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1996

This fonds consists of Peterborough Community Concert Association administrative and promotional material, correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, budget reports, series programs, newspaper clippings, membership lists, newsletters, artist contracts, and other related material.

Peterborough Community Concert Association

Joseph Wearing fonds

  • 98-011
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1978

This fonds consists of materials relating to Gilbert and Sullivan productions, the Coventry Singers of Peterborough, and the Town and Gown concerts of Peterborough. Also included are materials related to the Progressive Conservatives, the New Democratic Party, the 1975 election, and Peterborough voting patterns.

Wearing, Joseph

Peter Gzowski fonds. 1998 additions

  • 98-010
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1997

This fonds consists of letters addressed to Peter Gzowski and the CBC radio show "Morningside". It also consists of manuscripts, correspondence with publishers, etc.

Gzowski, Peter

Stratford Festival programs.

  • 98-002
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1995

This collection consists of Stratford Festival programs from 1953-1995.

Stratford Festival

Hugh Atwood collection of Catharine Parr Traill notes

  • 97-1022
  • Item
  • 1897-1899

Collection consists of three personal notes written by Catharine Parr Traill to her grand-niece, Agnes Le Fenore. One is a two part card with the cover illustrated with cutout images of a dog and a butterfly along with a wisp of moss glued to the surface. The second part of the card is a warm salutation to Agnes and her family. The date is 24 December 1897. The second item, dated 12 May, is a note of thanks to Agnes for obtaining a cape [and cap?] for her, and also refers to fatigue and the problem of swelling feet. The third item is a letter written 1 April 1899 to "G Niece A F" [Agnes] sending belated sympathy for two in hospital and describing in some detail Traill's own plight, and the care offered by Kate and Katie.

Traill, Catharine Parr

Lakeland Kennels fonds

  • 97-1021
  • Fonds
  • [1948]

This fonds consists of two items: a poster with white and red lettering on a blue background, advertising English Bulldog puppies for sale at Lakeland Kennels in Bewdley, Ontario, proprietors H.J. and Mrs. Goss; and a 1948 certificate naming "Lakeland Lucky Ace" a champion, by the Canadian Kennel Club.

Lakeland Kennels

Edith Fowke manuscript

  • 97-1016
  • Item
  • [1965]

This 8-page, typewritten manuscript is entitled "Folk Songs of Peterborough" and consists of a brief overview of the folk song tradition of the Peterborough area. Fowke indicates that the Peterborough region is one of the richest in Ontario and credits this in large part to the significant Irish representation in the County. She mentions by name individuals who can sing old songs brought from the old country, or songs learned in the lumbering shanty and carried down from generation to generation. She quotes songs that give specific reference to places such as Kinmount, Omemee, Gannon's Narrows, Tory Hill, etc. Farming traditions, love ballads, and jail terms all find their places in the canon.

Fowke, Edith

Sheila Boyd fonds. 1997 additions

  • 97-1013
  • Item
  • 1952, 1955

This fonds consists of two certificates: a Horticultural Service Diploma dated 1952, awarded to Sheila Boyd by the Bobcaygeon Horticultural Society for "meritorious service to horticulture"; and, a Canadian Legion certificate dated 1955, awarded to Sheila Boyd as an expression of appreciation for her work with Bobcaygeon Branch 239.

Boyd, Sheila

Peterborough by-law no.231 broadside.

  • 97-1004
  • Item
  • 22 February 1869

This item is a by-law which sets forth the provisions for granting certificates to tavern-keepers or other gaming houses selling spirituous liquors, along with the costs of such licenses and the applicable fines for breaches of the law. Notation on the back of this item indicates that this copy of the by-law was submitted as evidence in the case of Cumming vs. Faucher, March 16, 1872.

Peterborough by-law no.231 broadside

Peterborough Community Concert Association fonds. Additions

  • 97-004
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1996

This fonds consists of photographs, programmes of concerts, as well as financial statements, budgets, etc. There are also newspaper reviews and adds for the concerts, administrative papers, minutes of meetings, lists of board and executive members, contracts, and campaign reports.

Peterborough Community Concert Association

Oral histories : audio cassettes and transcript collection

  • 96-008
  • Fonds
  • 1974

This fonds consists of transcripts of interviews with Peterborough and area citizens concerning their perceptions of the social, cultural, and political aspects of life in Peterborough from the early 1900s to 1974. There are also three cassette tapes forming one interview with Lorna Cotton-Thomas.

Arthur G. Racey fonds

  • 96-003
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1941

This fonds consists of approximately 843 original cartoons by A.G. Racey covering a wide range of subjects. Due to the universal nature of his cartoons, Racey gained international recognition and his works were reproduced in numerous newspapers and magazines around the world. A file list and descriptions of the cartoons, including dates where known, is available below.

Racey, Arthur G.

Scott Young fonds. 1996 additions

  • 96-002
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1995

This addition to the fonds consists of the following series: Personal Papers which includes family and personal correspondence, material from Scott Young's Moscow trip, correspondence and a certificate from Trent University, Dine with the Stars Celebrity Dinner, Scott Young Public School, Dublin Arrangements and Income Tax Returns; Professional Activities which includes papers and correspondence from Interviews and Lectures, Personal Background, Hockey Hall of Fame, Canada Council as well as Reviews; Correspondence with Agency and Publishers; Published and Unpublished Works; and Miscellaneous.

1975-1995 ; predominant 1992-1995.

Young, Scott

Shakespeare Club fonds

  • 95-013
  • Fonds
  • 1953-2015

This fonds consists of minutes, programs and membership lists of the Shakespeare Club which was a Peterborough women's club.

Shakespeare Club

Peter Gzowski fonds. 1995 additions

  • 95-008
  • Fonds
  • 1986-1993

This addition to the fonds consists of manuscripts, correspondence, permission forms, cassette tapes and interviews mostly relating to "The Fifth Morningside Papers" but also material relating to "The New Morningside Papers" and "The Fourth Morningside Papers".

Gzowski, Peter

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

Young, Scott

Ontario Temperance Federation fonds

  • 93-017
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1971

This fonds consists of scattered issues of The Advocate (published by the Ontario Temperance Federation) from 1955 to 1971; newspaper clippings regarding temperance, the advent of liquor licensing by the Ontario Government and drinking laws in Ontario.

Ontario Temperance Federation

Peter Gzowski fonds

  • 92-015
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1991

This fonds consists of original manuscripts, research material, correspondence, and transcripts relating to Peter Gzowski and the "Morningside Show" broadcasts of the Canadian Broadcast Corporation as well as photographs of Peter Gzowski and other people. Also included in the fonds are business contracts and correspondence from listeners, to the show, from across Canada. There are also materials relating to Peter Gzowski's radio career.

Gzowski, Peter

Scott Young fonds. Additions

  • 92-013
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1992

This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence, interview tapes and drafts of manuscripts written by Scott Young such as Powerplay: The Memoirs of Hockey Czar Alan Eagleson and The Boys of Saturday Night. The fonds also includes interview tapes of Don Cherry, Ron Harrison, Bill Hewitt, and other hockey coaches, players and team owners. There is also an autographed copy of War on Ice; personal correspondence and greeting cards. We have copied out Scott's famous spaghetti sauce recipe.

Young, Scott

Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

  • 92-011
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1991

This addition to the fonds consists of manuscripts of articles for issues of the Journal of Canadian Studies from Volume 22, No. 1, (Spring, 1987) to Volume 26, No. 3 (Fall, 1991). There are also drafts of articles and correspondence concerning film in Canada.

Journal of Canadian Studies

Canadian Images fonds. 1992 additions.

  • 92-009
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1984

This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence, publicity materials, posters, film journals and magazines, buttons, t-shirts, tickets, administrative records and film catalogues of the Canadian Images film festival held in Peterborough annually from 1978 to 1984.

Canadian Images

Arts and entertainment broadsides collection

  • 91-1028
  • Collection
  • 1900-1901

This collection of small broadsides consists of a Grand Trunk flyer regarding the fares to the Buffalo Pan-American Exposition in 1901; an Orangeville Methodist Church broadside advertising a concert with Myrtel Tellessen Cooke from 1900; and a broadside for the King George Theatre in Cobourg, Ontario, advertising the film "Avenger" which aired before 1920.

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