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Aboriginal Strategy Circle in the Kawarthas fonds

  • CA ON00333 14-005
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2009

Fonds includes minutes, records, and other documents pertaining to the formation of Aboriginal Strategy Circle in the Kawarthas.

Aboriginal Strategy Circle in the Kawarthas

Allan Grossman fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0317
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1979, predominant 1950-1975

The fonds consists of correspondence and papers, reports, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, photographs, tapes and films, related to Allan Grossman's political career, community work, and family life.

Grossman, Allan, 1910-1991

Alma Division of the Sons of Temperance of Canada West

File consists of two (2) documents related to the Alma of the Sons of the Temperance of Canada West, Division #186, Township of Hope, 1867 and 1873. Each document includes a Form of Notice, Form of Resolution and Form of Decision. Names on the documents include: Richard Boney, John Westlick, Arthur Cleyhom?, J. A. Grimison, Paul Upton Oke, John Oke, James B. McMachon, Edward Brockenshire, Thomas Westlick, William H. Giddy, John W. Peacock, Thomas Wade, Jesse Wood, John Grimison, William Greenaway, William Found, Thomas Grimison and Frank Northcott.

East Durham County Land Registry Office

Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, Quinte Region Branch fonds

  • CA ON00156 MG 635
  • Fonds
  • 1983-2002

Contains mostly the Quinte Branch newsletter but also a number of walking tours of Belleville and Picton. Some of the minutes from meetings are also included as are some newspaper clippings associated with historic buildings of the region.

Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, Quinte Branch

Christopher F. Beattie fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0314
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1977

Fonds documents Christopher F. Beattie's administrative, teaching, research and publication activities as a sociology professor at York University for the period of 1959-1977. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Professorial files Personal papers Correspondence and Files Research Files Manuscripts and Typescripts

Beattie, Christopher Fraser, 1941-1977

Clayton Ruby fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0208
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1985

The fonds documents Clayton Ruby's activities as a lawyer and activist. Records consist of professional correspondence and subject files. General correspondence is mostly with politicians, colleagues, and the Law Society. Subjects file topics include: the Law Society, Advocates Society, Amnesty International, Conferences, Law Reform Commission, Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice, and the Charter of Rights Education Fund. Also included are various photographic portraits of Clayton Ruby.

Ruby, Clayton, 1942-

David Newhouse collection

  • CA ON00333 11-007
  • Collection
  • 1960-2008

This collection is comprised of research files, published articles, government documents, reports and supporting documents all pertaining to Aboriginal issues in Canada. The materials were deposited by the Indigenous Studies Department, Trent University. Some documents were reallocated to the Government Documents section of Bata Library, some were returned to the Indigenous Studies Department, and those deemed to be of archival value are represented herein.

Newhouse, David

Delaware Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1976

The fonds consists of three series: Delaware Women`s Institute Minute books and Tweedsmuir histories. The third series is a miscellaneous series of information.

Delaware Women's Institute

Edith Ferguson fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0305
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1983, predominant 1959-1978

The fonds consists of some typescript, corrected reports and research papers by Edith Ferguson (1948-1977), as well as published copies of some of them. There are also several volumes dealing with immigrant, integration and multiculturalism issues, novels, and reports from research institutes, government organizations, charitable bodies, and others involved in the immigration and integration fields (1929-1983). There are also some newspaper clippings relating to immigration and multiculturalism in Canada.

Ferguson, Edith, 1903-

Edith Fowke collection

  • CA ON00370 F0368
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1979

The collection consists of the Ontario Folklore Archives which includes student essays and cassettes of folklore in Canada. Subjects discussed in the student essays include folk medicine, folklore from regions in Ontario and Canada (Oshawa, Ontario, Feversham, Ontario, Newfoundland), from cultural groups (Jews, Ukrainians, French Canadians), musical folklore, social folklore (children's jokes, urban graffiti), and related topics. In addition, there are recordings on audio cassettes and audio reels of Scottish folk songs and customs, old-time fiddling, songs of the Scottish regiment and of other subjects.

Fowke, Edith, 1913-1996

Entertainment Department fonds

  • ON00421 RG 10
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1999; predominant 1981-1999

The Entertainment Department fonds, RG 10, is arranged and described at the series level, with an accompanying file list. The fonds consists of a single series: Subject Files (RG 10-0-1).

Textual records in the fonds consist of correspondence, reports, contracts, schedules, minutes, charts and policies related to the Entertainment Department staff, musicians, performers and other entertainers, competition contestants, and CNE visitors. Graphic and printed materials include photographs of dancers, parades and parade floats, costumed characters, music and dance competitions, and other events coordinated by the Entertainment Department, as well as pamphlets and brochures.

Few documents exist for the years 1952-1980 (for further records from this time period, see RG 10-2, Music Department fonds). No records exist for the year 1984. When the CNE became independent in 2013, they retained their administrative and operational records from that year. Those records, and any new records created after that date, are the property of the CNE and are stored in the CNE offices or the CNE Archives. As a result, only one further accrual is expected for RG 10 for the records created between 2000 and 2012, which still fall under the retention schedule as of 2018.

Entertainment Department

Heart-Links sous-fonds

  • CA ON00279 F01 SF07
  • Sous-fonds
  • 1976-2014

Sous-fonds contains correspondence, newsletters, documentaries, project files, school donor files, publications, and records of the administration of and work supported by Heart-Links.

Heart-Links

Innerkip West 4-H Club fonds

  • ca. 1972-1992

The fonds consists of a Treasurer’s Book (ca. 1972-1992) and a Scrapbook of various materials related to the operation and activities of the Innerkip West 4-H Club between the years 1980-1982. Such materials include:

Attendance sheets

Awards Programmes

Minutes of the Meetings (or Secretary Reports) of the Innerkip West 4-H including such groups as the Homemaking Club, Munchkins, “Breadwinners”, Quilting Club, Etiquette for the 80’s, Social Recreation, etc.

Newspaper clippings

Photographs including the Innerkip 4H Club “What shall I wear” group

Treasurer’s Book – ca. 1972-1992

Innerkip West 4-H Club

Komoka Women's Institute Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1913-1995

The records include three series: Series 1 is the minute books from 1913-1977; Series 2 is the Tweedsmuir History books and Series 3 is miscellaneous items relating to the Komoka Women's Institute.

Komoka Women's Institute

Music Department fonds

  • ON00421 RG 10-2
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1981; predominant 1974-1980

The Music Department fonds, RG 10-2, is arranged and described at the series level, with an accompanying file list. The fonds consists of two series: Jack Arthur files (RG 10-2-1) and Subject Files (RG 10-2-2).

Textual records in the fonds consist of correspondence, reports, schedules, minutes, and publicity material related to the Music Department and Grandstand show staff, musicians, performers and other entertainers, competition contestants, and CNE visitors. Graphic and printed materials include photographs of dancers, performer headshots, and other events coordinated by the Music Department, as well as sheet music from the 1953 Grandstand show.

Few documents exist for the years 1960, 1962, 1973, and 1981. No records exist for the years 1954 to 1956, 1959, and 1963 to 1972.

Music Department

Peter S. Schmalz fonds

  • CA ON00031 A2010.099
  • Fonds
  • 1844 - 2006

This fonds reflects Dr. Peter S. Schmalz’s career as an educator, researcher and author from the late 1960s to early 2000s. He used these resources in the creation of a Master's Thesis, a Doctoral Thesis, numerous learned articles, several books, and reports for the Ministry of Natural Resources, First Nations communities, the provincial government and federal government. The focus of his research and writing concerned First Nations as well as Town of Walkerton history.

This fonds includes over 700 published books (not including duplicates) which reflect Dr. Schmalz's primary interest in aboriginal contact with Europeans.

The fonds also consists of documents related to the history of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation Territory (Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation) which reflect the communications and relationship between the First Nations and the Imperial and Canadian governments. These documents consist of photocopied records, many of which were copied from microfilm held by the National Archives of Canada, including material from NAC's reference number RG 10 (parts of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development fonds). Records also include microform, brochures, audiotapes and videotapes, newspapers and clippings, magazines and research cards.

Material in the fonds also reflects the history and experience of First Nations across North America.

The material further reflects Dr. Schmalz’s leadership in education, particularly as it relates to both the education of First Nation students and the education of others about the history of First Nations. Records relate to a co-operative education project, field archaeology and native studies summer course, as well as curriculum created by Peter Schmalz and other education resources.

Dr. Schmalz’s work, activities and interests are also reflected through his correspondence, publications, theses, and essays.

Finally, the fonds consists of articles, maps and original records reflecting Dr. Schmalz’s interest and research concerning the history of the Town of Walkerton and other regional history resources.

Series / File List:

Series 1 Research library of published books
File 1 Books about books
File 2 North American Native books
File 3 Canadian Indian archaeology books
File 4 Canadiana books
File 5 Non-Canadian books
File 6 Local history books
File 7 Black studies books
File 8 Music books and sheet music

Series 2 Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation related documents
File 1 Saugeen-Nawash rights and claims
File 2 Newspaper clippings, articles and manuscripts
File 3 Microform
File 4 Experience '81 project
File 5 Fishing rights
File 6 Bruce County censuses
File 7 Potawatomi among the Saugeen and Cape Croker
File 8 Currently not open to the public
File 9 Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation publications
File 10 Research cards

Series 3 North American First Nations resources
File 1 Visual materials
File 2 Theses and manuscripts
File 3 Published works
File 4 Letters, working papers, reports and other records
File 5 Audio and video materials
File 6 Newspapers, magazines and journals
File 7 Black studies resources

Series 4 Education
File 1 Co-operative education project
File 2 Reports and documents concerning development of education of First Nations people
File 3 Curriculum created by Peter Schmalz
File 4 Field Archaeology and Native Studies summer course
File 5 Education resources
File 6 Reservation : a role-playing simulation game

Series 5 Personal documents and publications
File 1 Correspondence
File 2 Manuscripts, theses and essays
File 3 Published books, articles and related documents
File 4 [There is no file 4]
File 5 Conferences and trips
File 6 Restricted reports
File 7 Miscellaneous personal documents

Series 6 Walkerton and area history resources
File 1 Research notes and newspaper clippings
File 2 Arthur James Kendall murder trial
File 3 Original records
File 4 Articles, manuscripts and reports
File 5 Photographs

Series 7 Regional history resources
File 1 Reports and photocopied documents
File 2 Articles and manuscripts
File 3 Maps

Schmalz, Peter Stanley

Philip Givens fonds

  • CA ON00210 51
  • Fonds
  • [192-]-1990

Fonds consists of records documenting the personal, professional and communal activities of Phil Givens. The bulk of the material is graphic and most of the photographs relate to his tenure as Mayor of Toronto and to his Jewish communal work. The records also include general correspondence, speeches, campaign material, scrapbooks, cartoons, certificates and awards, biographical writings, audio and visual materials and artifacts. The records have been arranged into nine series representing Givens’ various roles and activities and have been described to the file level and item level when necessary. These series are: 1. Personal life; 2. City of Toronto Alderman; 3. City of Toronto Controller; 4. City of Toronto Mayor; 5. Metropolitan Toronto Police Commissioner; 6. Provincial politics; 7. National politics; 8. Legal career; 9. Jewish communal service.

Givens, Philip Gerard

Rona Rustige fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1880-2000

The fonds consists of 1 box of textual records and 7 audio tapes. The fonds consists of research notes and 7 tapes of interviews with the Tyendinega Mohawk elders relating to the research, writing and production of Rona Rustidge's book "Tyendinega Tales".

Rustige, Rona

South Hastings Film Council fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935-1966

The fonds consists of 1 b/w photograph, 9 notebooks, a projectionist manual, 4 film directories, a pamphlet on selected films, souvenir programme, an envelope, film schedules, banking records and minute notes.

Detailed listing:
B/W photograph of Jim and Connie Churchill at their wedding, 1935.

Small black notebook listing films at different schools 1945-47.
Black notebook, Treasurer of Foxboro and District Film Council 1948 and 1949 includes information on membership, mailing list, film rentals and receipts.
Black notebook 1950, Jan. 1 – Sept. 1, records memberships, film rentals and receipts.
Blue notebook, 1950-51, records memberships, film rentals, receipts and attendance.
Black notebook 1956-58 records film titles, number of showings and attendance at each.
Small black notebook, Mar. 5, 1945- Jan. 8, 1947, Wanda I. Sine Foxboro Public School, records meeting minutes, pages cut out, poor condition, pages falling out, back cover detached, other things tucked between pages, notices, letter, envelope.
Black notebook, Wanda I. Sine Secretary-Treasurer, 1947 records meeting minutes, receipts, secretaries report.
2 ring notebook, Jan. 14, 1948, report of the secretary of Foxboro and District Film Council for 1947, Treasurers report and meeting minutes from 1948, typed with handwritten notes at the end.

Green minute book, Dec. 1950.
Manual of Projectionist Training, no date.
Film Directory 1962-63.
Films 1963, catalogue of films.
2 loose pages, information on film strips.
Pamphlet on eight programs of selected films featuring stories from our history, no date.
Souvenir programme, NFB Jubilee 25, 1964.
Envelope to Mrs. C. Churchill from NFB.
2 film directories, 1963 and 1965, note from M.T Montgomery, Corrections to 1965 Directory
Pamphlet on history of Ontario Film Association Inc.
2 Annual Meeting and Fall Conference programmes
Envelope to Mrs. Churchill.
Film schedules from 1963 and 1965
2 notes from secretary-Treasurer
Zone B Special meeting Feb. 9, 1963
Minutes of annual meeting, Ontario Association of Film Councils Bulletin Sept. 1965
Minute notes from 1958-59, 61-62, 62-63, 63-64
Sidney circuit and Thurlow-Tyendinaga, list of teachers and schools
Map of Sidney Township
Notice from Mrs. R.B Hamilton
2 letters from Rev. W.A Smith
Banking records, receipts, invoices, statements and 2 bank books.
Zone A schedule 1965-1966

South Hastings Film Council

Varpu Lindström fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0558
  • Fonds
  • 1887-2012

Fonds consists of Lindstrom's professorial and scholarly research files throughout her career, as well as records documenting her academic activities. Research files pertain to her publications and monographs such as "Defiant Sisters : A Social History of Finnish Immigrant Women in Canada, 1890-1930" (both the English and Finnish editions), and "From Heroes to Enemies : Finns in Canada, 1937-1947," as well as book chapters, articles, papers, presentations and lectures, and her involvement with the National Film Board production "Letters from Karelia," and subsequent research. The research files span the activities of Finnish and Finnish-Canadian organizations across the political spectrum, such as the Finnish Organization of Canada (left wing), and Loyal Finns in Canada (right wing). Records include oral history interviews (audio cassettes and transcripts), research notes, clippings, a significant and extensive number of photograph and letter collections passed down through generations of Finnish Canadians, diaries, correspondence, publication drafts, academic and professorial notes, microfilm of Finnish language newspapers published in Canada and archival records, financial records of Finnish-Canadian organizations such as newspapers and post-World War II relief funding bodies, scrapbooks, photocopies of rare and unusual documents such as two volumes of a Soviet register of Finnish War Crimes, a list of persons found in the mass grave at Karhumaki, and Soviet lists of North American Finns who journeyed to Karelia to help build a socialist utopia there, academic and professorial files, publicity files, files pertaining to her work with the School of Women's Studies, and her own papers as a university student. The fonds also includes letters written by Lindstrom as a newly-arrived teenaged immigrant to Canada to her best friend in Finland; many of these letters were published in Finnish with English translation in 'Letters from an immigrant teenager' in 2012.

Lindström, Varpu