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Trent University. Department of Information fonds

  • RG 11
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1980

The records concern all public relations aspects of Trent University and include many fugitive items from other fonds. They were forwarded to the Archives by Jim English. Many files pertain to student activism in the 1960's at Trent and at other universities, and to the Trent University Founding Fund and Development Fund. Information on convocations, text of honorary degree presentations and photographs is included. The dates covered are for the years 1962-1980.

A box list is available in the notes.

Trent University. Department of Information

Isabella Miller fonds

  • 70-1001
  • Fonds
  • 1843-1849

This fonds consists of letters from a servant girl, Isabella Brownlie in Otonabee to her brother Claud in Scotland. After 1845, the letters are from Isabella and her husband James Miller. The fonds also contains two photographs, one of Isabella's brother, Claud Brownlie, with his wife, Elizabeth [Kendrick], and the second of Claud Brownlie alone, as well as a diploma for Thomas Menzies Miller, 1891.

Miller, Isabella

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

Edwin C. Guillet fonds

  • 74-003
  • Fonds
  • 1632-1970

This fonds consists of the original and collected papers of E.C. Guillet, relating to his works and research on the Trent Valley/Peterborough/Kawartha area. Included is correspondence, primarily with George M. Douglas and Helen Marryat; maps (photocopies); newspaper articles regarding above area; collected manuscripts of historical authors; photographs; and Guillet's own unpublished manuscript of Canadian Literary Pioneers.

Guillet, Edwin C.

George Mellis Douglas fonds. 1990 additions

  • 90-008
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1925

This addition to the fonds consists of photographs (approximately 141) taken by George Douglas on his many canoe trips [ca. 1920] in the Chandos, Burleigh, and Anstruther townships area and encompassing such towns and waterways as Lakefield, Stoney Lake, Loon Lake, Eel's Creek and Apsley. There is also a photocopy of an article entitled "George Douglas - Trip to Loon Lake 1925".

Folders are arranged as such:

  1. Photographs (approximately 100 5"x7"s) taken by George Douglas on canoe trips in the Chandos, Burleigh, and Anstruther townships area [c:1920]
  2. Photographs (approximately 35 8"x10"s) taken by George Douglas on canoe trips in the Chandos, Burleigh, and Anstruther townships area [c:1920]
  3. Photocopy of an article entitled "George Douglas - Trip to Loon Lake 1925"
  4. loose in box: small envelope containing 6 negatives and 4 photographs re: George Douglas canoe trips in the Chandos, Burleigh, and Anstruther townships area [c:1920]

Douglas, George Mellis

Mary Louise Northway fonds. 1999 additions

  • 99-1006
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1987

This fonds consists mostly of correspondence between Mary Northway and Professors John Wadland and Alan Wilson, and relates primarily to the Brora Centre, Neathern Trust, and Windy Pine. Also included is an 8 mm film of Windy Pine (3 minutes, silent, colour), featuring Flora Morrison and her dog Charlie at Driftwood cabin, Windy Pines in the 1970s (also copied on DVD), and 2 photographs, one of which is of Mary Northway.

Northway, Mary Louise

William Ewart Taylor collection

  • 94-003
  • Collection
  • 1950-1989

This collection consists of pamphlets, occasional papers, and government publications relating to Indigenous peoples (mostly in Canada) and their cultures, the territorial north, archaeology, education, and northern communities.

Taylor, William Ewart

Robert Lloyd Hunter collection

  • 87-001
  • Collection
  • 1556-1881

This collection consists of petitions, proclamations, printed acts, correspondence relating to British North America, Hudson's Bay Company, and the governance of British North America by the British crown. There are records relating to the Red River Settlement, the British Columbia Act and Oregon Territory, as well as several historical maps.

Hunter, Robert Lloyd

Davidson family fonds

  • 77-003
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1913

The fonds consists of 19 documents including deeds, conveyances, and a map of the mill and water power property of Samuel Dickson and relating to land in the Water/McDonnel/Hunter Streets and river area of Peterborough, Ontario (Upper Canada and Canada West). Also an 1823 grant of Lot 1, Communication Road, Smith Township collected by the Davidson Family.

Davidson family

Susan Neale fonds

  • 17-006
  • Fonds
  • 1938; 1957-2015

Fonds includes reports and photographs pertaining to Susan Neale’s archaeological studies and career in the field of archaeology. The materials focus on Ontario, Nunavut, and England and include photographs and slides taken by Neale of Hambledon Hill, Edmund Point, Nettilling Lake, and Roche Bay. Many of the Roche Bay photographs are of lithics analyzed by Neale for her Trent University Master’s thesis. Also included in the fonds are personal, academic, and family records.

Neale, Susan

Northway family fonds. 1986 additions

  • 86-009
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1962

This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence and financial records of various members of the Northway family.

Northway family

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

Canadian Images fonds

  • 88-016
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1984

This fonds consists of publicity records from the Canadian Images film festival held at Trent University between 1978 and 1984. As well, there are memos, minutes, correspondence and business papers donated by T.H.B. Symons, from his tenure as honorary board member of Canadian Images.

Canadian Images

Northway family fonds

  • 80-022
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1979

This addition to the fonds consists of the records of Dr. Mary L. Northway which include: household records, tape recordings regarding family genealogy, property records, records of her participation in the Ontario Camping and Canadian Camping Associations. There are also miscellaneous records concerning the winding-up of the Northway Company Limited of which Dr. Mary Northway was president.

Northway family

Northway Company Ltd. fonds

  • 70-003
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1964

The fonds consists of the personal diaries, letter books, and store notebooks of John Northway and his son A.G. Northway and the business and corporate records of the companies founded by John Northway and Son Limited, the Northway Company Limited, and their various subsidiaries throughout Ontario. They include pension fund operations, ledgers, financial statements, investment registers etc. No records exist which show the manufacturing operations of John Northway and Son Limited.

Northway Company Ltd.

Northway family fonds. 1990 additions

  • 90-016
  • Fonds
  • 1882-1989

This addition to the fonds consists of personal and career-related materials of Mary L. Northway such as cassettes with interviews, family wills, photographs and slides, an honorary doctorate from Trent University, correspondence and documents regarding the transfer of deed of Windy Pine property to Trent University, materials relating to camping and to Nominigan as well as copies of Mary Northway's publications. There are also business-related photographs, correspondence, etc. of John Northway, Mary Northway's grandfather. One file of papers regarding the Neathern Trust was added in 1992.

Northway family

Mary Louise Northway fonds

  • 96-006
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1995

This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence from Mary Northway to Mally Gibson, and between Mary Northway and Margaret Van Every. There are also papers and booklets written by Mary Northway as well as miscellaneous newspaper clippings and photographs.

Northway, Mary Louise

Captain Thomas Gummersall Anderson diaries collection

  • 77-1014
  • Collection
  • Transcribed [before 1977].

This fonds consists of two typescripts of diaries written by Captain Thomas G. Anderson. The first diary consists of reminiscences of his early life, covering the years from 1795 to 1800 (10 pages). The second diary was written while Captain Anderson was the visiting Superintendent of Indian Affairs at Cobourg, Canada West from September to December 1849. It includes an account of a journey to settle an Indian land claim on Lake Superior and Lake Huron (34 pages).

Anderson, Captain Thomas Gummersall

Carrying Place fonds. 1984 additions

  • 84-015
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1980

This addition to the fonds consists of one large photograph album containing newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence and biographical records regarding the Corrigan House and family of Carrying Place, Ontario. Also included is information on Asa Weller's family, B. Napier Simpson and drawings of the Corrigan house.

Carrying Place

Carrying Place fonds. 1986 additions

  • 86-007
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1973

This addition to the fonds consists of records such as births, marriages, deaths and school records of Flora Morrison's family who resided in Carrying Place.

Carrying Place

Carrying Place fonds

  • 73-004
  • Fonds
  • 1805-1960

The fonds consists of records regarding Carrying Place, Prince Edward County. It includes information of the Corrigan Family, including correspondence, legal material, and bills (1825-1947); information of the Weller-Miskin family (1815-1839); historical press clippings regarding Carrying Place (1910-1960); and a John Miller Scrapbook, (1879).

Carrying Place

Moose Factory Mission Church fonds

  • 74-015
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed Dec. 1967

This fonds consists of registers of baptisms, marriages, burials and deaths, preachers' book and diary, church accounts, and history of the Christian mission at Moose Factory.

Moose Factory Mission Church

Dr. Barclay McKone manuscripts

  • 97-1011
  • Item
  • 1951; 1955

These manuscripts were written by Dr. Barclay McKone, M.D., and are in typescript format. The first manuscript with the title "Moose Factory Indian Hospital" describes, in addition to a brief historical and geographical background of Moose Factory and its service area, salient treatments used to fight tuberculosis, and the frequent successes. The record comes alive with frequent records of specific cases. A review of cases indicated different characteristics of the disease and its treatment between "Indian" and Inuit patients. This report also refers to the treatment of other diseases and cases handled by the hospital between 1951 and 1955. The second manuscript with the title "Eastern Arctic Medical and X-Ray Survey 1955" describes in more complete diary-like detail the considerable amount of work done by group #2 of a 3 group expedition in their attempt to grapple with all the medical problems of the eastern Arctic. Again a primary concern is to identify and arrange to treat patients with tuberculosis. The time frame is June to September 1955.

Materials added in 2015:

Two DVDs of film footage taken by Dr. Barclay McKone between 1951 and 1955 while he was working as a physician in the James Bay region. Also included are typed notes by Dr. McKone which provide information about the content of the films. The film footage was originally in VHS format and was copied to DVD prior to being donated by Dr. Barclay's great niece Christine Fischer Guy. Ms. Guy received the original VHS tapes from Dr. McKone to help in the research of her novel, The Umbrella Mender, which was published in 2014 and is set in Moose Factory. The DVDs and notes were donated from the estate of Dr. Barclay McKone in 2015 via Christine Fischer Guy. Restriction: Permission to publish from this material is required from Christine Fischer Guy.

McKone, Barclay

Michael Peterman fonds. 2018 additions

  • 18-003
  • Fonds
  • 2000-2014

Fonds is comprised of photocopied pages pertaining to W.O. Mitchell’s serialized novel, The Alien; first and last draft of manuscript for book Winona (published 2007) plus various edited pages related to the manuscript; correspondence with Len Early, co-editor with Peterman for Winona and The Collected Short Stories of Isabella Valancy Crawford; biographical and other research material related to Isabella Valancy Crawford and her works; correspondence with Tamar Dobozy regarding a Peterman article, “Writing for the Illustrated Story Papers in the 1870s: Individuality and Conformity, Isabella Valancy Crawford’s Stories and Serialized Fiction” (published in Short Story, Spring 2005); references to stories and books: Hearthstone, Hate, and Flora Lyndsay; research and manuscript material pertaining to the creation of the critical edition of Flora Lyndsay: Passages in an Eventful Life.

Peterman, Michael

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