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              94-1002 · Item · 12 May 1985

              This item is a pamphlet regarding the Brown Memorial rededication at Centenary Park in Peterborough, Ontario.

              Edward Templeton Brown, grandson to Frances and Thomas Stewart, was born at Goodwood, the family farm in Douro Township, Canada West, on December 24, 1852 to Edward Wilson Brown and Elizabeth Lydia Stewart. In 1879 he went to the Northwest Territory to help survey Riding Mountain National Park. After the survey was completed he worked for the Hudson's Bay Company. In 1880 he joined a party, led by Major Boulton, heading for the Shell River area of western Manitoba to settle on land. He joined Boulton's Scouts and during the Battle of Batoche was killed in action on May 12, 1885. The community in Peterborough decided to raise a memorial stone to Edward Brown to commemorate his death in the Riel Uprising.

              IMC-130 · File · 1972-1999
              Part of Isolated manuscripts collection

              Dated 1972 through the late 1990s, most were published by the Hamilton Poetry Centre; also one by Flying Man Press, and another commissioned by the Harbourfront Reading Series. Poets represented include Bruce Whiteman, David McFadden, Alexander Hutchison, James Reaney, John Newlove, Joy Kogawa, Cary Fagan, Phyllis Webb, and Raymond Souster.

              IMC-137 · File · 1995-2021
              Part of Isolated manuscripts collection

              Includes the following:

              • "Bruce Whiteman: Zukofsky Impromptus. Sin Tax 003, 1995
              • LeRoy Gorman (ed.): Mourning Cloak Renku, 1996
              • Marshall Hryciuk (led by): The Pink of Venice, Imago Press, 2021
              • Marshall Hryciuk (led by): Carved on a Beach, 2001
              • Marshall Hryciuk (led by): Long Glances, Imago Press, 2021
              • Marshall Hryciuk (led by): Freedom Day Celebration, Imago Press, 2021
              • Marshall Hryciuk (layout by): Fading Clouds Renku, Imago Press, 2010
              • Marshall Hryciuk (ed.): Crystal Renku, Imago Press, 2005
              • Marshall Hryciuk (led by): Year of No Summer: Renku 2009, Imago Press, 2009
              • Marshall Hyrciuk (led by): Hot Pavement Renku, Imago Press, 2020
              • ""You are here Acme Gallery Commerce Building 12912 Hunter Street West Peterborough!"" (a broadside for Jeff Macklin's exhibition at the Acme Gallery, [2021])"
              A.B. Mills fonds
              77-1013 · Fonds · 1890-1930

              The fonds consists of photocopies of records relating to boats on the Trent waterway including a typescript of a list of boats, a typescript of an article title the "Trent Canal System: Peterborough Hydraulic Lift Lock", a map of the Trent-Severn waterway, two photographs of the S.S. Water Lily (of the Calcutt line), one photograph of the fleet of the Stoney Lake Navigation Company of Young's Point, and a clipping which includes a photograph of the Peterborough hydraulic lift lock.

              Mills, A.B.
              Account book
              89-1022 · Item · 1777-1793

              This item is an account book which is bound in pigskin. Some of the accounts are related to the sale of clocks. Also included are notes with the following headings "To lay gild on glass", "To gild wood or stone", "To gild any metal", "To writ with silver letters", "To soften metal", "Numbers of an 8 day clocke", "To make yellow varnish", etc. It is possible that the owner of this account book was a clock-maker.

              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
              Agricultural show broadside
              91-1016 · Item · Aug. 1855

              This item is a large broadside advertising the first annual Agricultural Show, in Bridgenorth, for the Smith Branch Agricultural Society on October 6, 1855. It lists exhibit and competition categories and prizes as well.

              Smith Branch Agricultural Society
              00-1001 · Collection · 1914-1919

              This collection consists of 32 letters. Most were written by Alan Stewart to his sister Joan Stewart. Stewart served as an engineer with the Cable Section, Canadian Corps, British Expeditionary Force during World War 1 in France and Belgium. There are 3 photographs of Alan Stewart in the collection.

              Stewart, Alan
              89-1001 · Collection · [ca. 1897]

              This fonds consists of three small notebooks: Volume 1 containing information on duties and freight rates for beer and gin from approximately 1897; Volume 2 containing recipes for alcoholic beverages and Volume 3 containing recipes for assorted chemists' balms, perfumes, cleaning products and medicine.

              Alexander McIntosh fonds
              89-1024 · Fonds · 1867-1899

              This fonds consists of legal documents which are mostly protests against Alexander McIntosh for promissory notes that were not honoured. The protesters are local Peterborough businesses and banks. There are also by-laws and other documents of a legal nature from North Monaghan township including some information on School Sections Nos. 1-4 and a class list for School Section No. 3.

              McIntosh, Alexander
              IMC-077 · File
              Part of Isolated manuscripts collection

              File consists of printouts of digitized letters, photographs, and transcripts pertaining to the Prouse family of Little Britain, City of Kawartha Lakes (formerly part of Mairposa Township), Victoria County. Family names represented in the papers include: Margaret and John Prouse; Dennis Patrick Sears (1970s correspondence); Lawson Orser (1970s correspondence); Broad family members; Joseph Dix; and others. A printout of the "History of the Dix Family" (1 May 1897) by Joseph Dix is also included.

              Alvin Bee account book
              89-1051 · Item · 1907-1912

              This item is an account book of Alvin Bee, Concession 1, Lots 26, 27, 28 of Hope Township, relating to expenditures for his farm. Also included is a 1907 tax notice.

              Bee, Alvin
              Andrew Mather letter
              76-1012 · Item · 1839

              This item is a letter written by Andrew Mather of Beadnell, 9th Concession, Otonabee Township to his son-in-law Jonathan MacDougall after the death of Mather's daughter. The letter outlines the opportunities open to MacDougall if he were to choose to settle in Otonabee Township. The letter also gives news of neighbours and friends. Included is a transcript and comments regarding MacDougall by Margaret Dunham Vanderploeg, great granddaughter of MacDougall.

              Mather, Andrew
              Anna Leveridge fonds
              73-1000 · Fonds · 1883-1972

              This fonds includes the letters of Anna Leveridge, written to her mother and family friends in England, describing their boat trip to Canada and pioneer life in the backwoods of Hastings County, Ontario, near Coe Hill, Marmora, and Millbridge. The fonds also includes family genealogy and photographs.

              Leveridge, Anna
              Annapolis Royal, indenture
              75-1021 · Fonds · 14 Mar. 1719

              This item is an indenture between the Duke of Marlborough and Robert Wroth, for supplies received from regimental stores to aid in tracing deserters. Wroth was adjutant to Governor Phillip's regiment.

              Annapolis Royal
              Anne Innis Dagg fonds
              03-1000 · Fonds · [photocopied 2003]

              Fonds consists of four photocopied letters written by Professor Anne Innis (Dagg) in 1949 from Camp Tanamakoon to her mother. A further original letter was added in June 2004.

              Dagg, Anne Innis
              Anthony Cekota fonds
              97-1035 · Fonds · 1954-1989

              This fonds consists of a copy of an address called "World Leadership in Business", given by Anthony Cekota to the Foreign Trade Club of Detroit on January 21, 1954. Also included are two pieces of correspondence concerning a visit Cekota made to Trent University and the donation of the above paper to Trent University Archives.

              Cekota, Anthony
              97-1017 · Fonds · 1988-1992

              This fonds consists of materials relating to the stage production of "18 wheels", July-August 1992, and includes 13 related photographs and 24 negatives. Also included are stage sketches for the plays "Man of La Mancha", "Rock and Roll", "The Red Lion", and "We Must Kill Toni", plus 13 unidentifed photos.

              Arbor Theatre
              Archivia fonds
              97-1030 · Item

              These CD-ROMs contain the following databases: Archivia 2 contains three databases of selected holdings of the Library and Archives Canada; Archivia Aboriginal Peoples contains eight databases of finding aids for selected records held by the Library and Archives Canada pertaining to Aboriginal peoples; and, Archivia Colonial Archives contains general and detailed descriptions of documents belonging to archival fonds pertaining to French and British colonial periods, and selected records from the archives of the Catholic Church.

              Archivia
              76-1007 · Item · 1913-1915

              This item is a small notebook containing local baseball scores and list of team members, 1913-1915. Arthur Bailey was the catcher for the Mount Pleasant team. There are also records of the Ontario Hockey Association and professional hockey, 1914-1915, including lists of players, game summaries and scores.

              Bailey, Arthur B.
              Arthur Greig Fleming letter
              70-1005 · Item · Photocopied [ca. 1970]

              This item is a photocopy of a letter from A.G. Fleming, of Kirkcaldy, Scotland, to his sons, David and Sandford, in Canada.Topics discussed include difficulties in booking passage to Canada, activities of David, and those of (later Sir) Sandford in railways. Also mentioned is Dr. Hutchison, Peterborough's first doctor, as well as incidences of grave illness and quarantining of newly-landed emigrants. The letter is dated July 16, 1847.

              Fleming, Arthur Greig