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Young's Point sketch

  • 95-1009
  • Item
  • ca. 1882

This item is a pencil sketch of Young's Point. On the paper backing of the frame which has been removed the following is written: "Young's Point - Edward Roper c 1882? from his sketchbook, donated by Gordon Roper. Young's Point (north of Peterborough) from Edward Roper's sketch book, 1882, bought through Michael Bell". There is some speculation as to whether the name Edward Roper should have been Edward Caddy.

Caddy, Edward C.

William H. Ives letter book

  • 75-009
  • Item
  • 1894-1899

This item is a letter book related to carpentry, contracting and building activities in the Colborne, Ontario, area. It contains some interesting material on house construction in terms of methods and materials. It also contains some information on Colborne area churches. The letter book has a partial index to the correspondence of William Ives.

Ives, William H.

William Brownscombe photograph

  • 97-1015
  • Item
  • [1860]

This photograph shows William Brownscombe at his potters wheel shaping a large stone jug with a narrow neck. Another jug stands on a shelf to his left.

Brownscombe, William

Wayland Drew fonds

  • 99-012
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1995

This fonds consists of correspondence, documents, and manuscripts. Included are personal letters, articles, essays, journals and daily planning books, research notes, drafts of books and plays in manuscript form (including an unpublished first novel), royalty statements, photographs and documentation on the novelizations of the films "Corvette Summer," "Dragonslayer," "Batteries Not Included," and "Willow". Also included are materials regarding the film, "Places Out of Time."

Drew, Wayland

Verna Burgess fonds

  • 97-1007
  • Fonds
  • [191-?]-[198-?]

This fonds consists of a "School Exercise Book" which contains a handwritten biographical sketch of Miss Burgess' "First School", undoubtedly written to be read to the members of the Shakespeare Club at one of their monthly meetings. The 31 loose sheets consist of poems and verse written by Burgess over the years as inspiration or occasion presented.

Burgess, Verna

Trent Regional Ballet Association fonds

  • 97-001
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1983

The fonds consists of fiscal statements of the Trent Regional Ballet Association, including tax statements, receipts, and disbursements. Also included is correspondence relating to finances and hall rentals. Additional material consists of newspaper clippings, newsletters and programmes, and lists of names of board members and general members.

Trent Regional Ballet Association

Town & Gown Concerts fonds

  • 99-1007
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1987

This fonds consists of Town & Gown Concerts programmes, correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, press releases, and financial statements, 1969-1979. Also included are miscellaneous programmes of Trent University Performing Arts Series, Trent Music Hall Society, Theatre Trent, Peterborough Festival of the Arts, Community Concert Association, and Peterborough Symphony Orchestra, 1970-1987.

Town & Gown Concerts

Thomas Alexander Stewart Hay family fonds

  • 71-001
  • Fonds
  • 20 June 1827-17 Oct. 1952

This fonds consists of various original and copied records of the business activities of Thomas Hay, and related family data, such as birth-death records, correspondence, drawings (technical and sketches) and photographs. A small genealogical table compiled by the archivist is enclosed.

Thomas Alexander Stewart Hay family

The Old Doctor / C.P. Traill. -- 1st ed. -- Edited by Jean Murray Cole. -- Peterborough : Hutchison House Museum booklet

  • 86-1000
  • Item
  • 1985

This item is a booklet published by Hutchison House Museum, Peterborough, containing The Old Doctor written by Catharine Parr Traill and introduced by Jean Murray Cole. "The Old Doctor" (1985) was probably written between 1835 and 1840 when John Hutchison, a native of Kirkcaldy, Scotland, was practising medicine in Peterborough, Upper Canada.

The Greatest Show on Earth / R. Murray Schafer fonds

  • 04-015
  • Fonds
  • 1986

Item is a typed multi-part copy of R. Murray Schafer's The Greatest Show on Earth. It is comprised of Patria 3, The Greatest Show on Earth, final copy, June 1986, Introduction; plus parts A through K.

The Cole Theatre fonds

  • 90-009
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1990

This fonds consists of theatre programs and tickets primarily of the Peterborough Theatre Guild (1967-1990) plus a variety of programs of other Peterborough-based theatre clubs and organizations such as Arbor Theatre, PCVS Senior Dramatic Club, and the Peterborough Arts festival.

Cole, Alfred O.C.

Susanna Moodie fonds

  • PR 515
  • Fonds
  • 1852, [187-?]

Fonds consists of two letters and 5 watercolour paintings. One letter is from Susanna Moodie to Mrs. Katie Vickery, Susanna Moodie's daughter, which is undated. The second letter is from Moodie's her publisher in England congratulating her upon the success of Roughing it in the Bush and enclosing a contract for a subsequent book entitled _Mark Huddleston. The watercolour paintings are by Susanna Moodie and all depict flowers.

Moodie, Susanna

Stratford Festival programs.

  • 98-002
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1995

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

Stratford Festival

Stewart family books

  • 98-005
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1750-1900]

This accession consists of four books. The first book, The Holy Bible, is a pulpit bible printed by John Baskerville [c.1750], and includes the dedication to King James 1 and the Apocrypha. Handwritten family records, from Thomas A. Stewart's father down through several generations, appear on the inside of the front cover and at the beginning of the New Testament. Included with the bible is a description and history of the book, as provided by Reverend John Shearman. The second book is a "Commonplace" book. The notebook inscribed "Frances Browne, 1811", reflects Frances Stewart's taste in verse and sayings and is handwritten except for a few clippings inter-leaved. A photocopy of the "Commonplace" book is also included.

Two additional books were added in 2004. The first of these is Frances Browne's music book, 1811, and consists of sheet music bound together inside a leather cover; the inscription on the cover reads "Miss F. Browne, 1811." The second of these is Church of England, Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments..., [170-]; the title page is missing.

Stewart family

State of English Language Publishing in Canada Conference fonds

  • 87-018
  • Fonds
  • 1975

This fonds consists of correspondence, accounts, notes, clippings and articles relating to the conference held at Trent University on January 24 and 25, 1975. There are also 3 copies of Journal of Canadian Studies edition with papers from the conference.

Conference on the State of English Language Publishing in Canada

Spencer J. Harrison fonds. Additions

  • 03-001
  • Fonds
  • 1990-2002

Fonds consists of one box of materials related to the life and times of Spencer J. Harrison, artist and gay activist.

Harrison, Spencer J.

Spencer J. Harrison fonds. Additions

  • 06-001
  • Fonds
  • 1986-2005

Fonds consists of two boxes of materials related to the life and times of Spencer J. Harrison, artist and gay activist.

Harrison, Spencer J.

Spencer J. Harrison fonds. 2016 additions

  • 16-002
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1940s-2014

Fonds consists of two boxes of materials related to the life of Spencer J. Harrison, artist and gay activist.

Harrison, Spencer J.

Spencer J. Harrison fonds

  • 99-010
  • Fonds
  • 1962-2000

This fonds consists of 4 boxes of materials related to the life and works of Spencer J. Harrison.

Harrison, Spencer J.

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

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.

Richard Dellamora fonds

  • 00-003
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2000

This fonds consists of correspondence, research material, manuscripts and publications pertaining to the scholarly works of Professor Richard Dellamora. The materials relate largely to his publications, which include "Masculine Desire" (1990), "Apocalyptic Overtures" (1994), "Postmodern Apocalypse" (1995), "The Work of Opera" (1996), and "Victorian Sexual Dissidence" (1999), as well as several journal articles. Research notes encompass such nineteenth-century writers as Walter Pater, Oscar Wilde, John Ruskin and Algernon Swinburne.

Dellamora, Richard

Rev. M.A. Farrar fonds. Additions

  • 98-020
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1872

This fonds consists a diary (1863-1864) of M.A. Farrar and 12 drawings, etchings, watercolours and sketches by M.A. Farrar, genealogical information re the Farrar family, and photographs of Farrar and family members.

Farrar, Michael Andrews

Rev. M.A. Farrar fonds

  • 89-1063
  • Fonds
  • [18?]

This fonds consists of two watercolours with one identified as Hastings, Ontario, and and the other identified as Forest City. Also included in the fonds are two pencil sketches and a photograph of another sketch. One sketch of two farms and a river with a steamboat on it, but otherwise unidentified. The other sketch is of the Anderson house, the Ashfield house, Mr. Harry Fowld's house and the Wanamaker's house, all in Hastings, Ontario. The photographic reproduction is of a sketch entitled Hastings on the Trent, Ontario. The watercolours and sketches were created by Rev. Michael A. Farrar.

Farrar, Michael Andrews

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