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Harley Cummings fonds

  • CA ON00333 00-001, 01-009, 02-009, & 04-006
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1999

Fonds consists of primary research material and photographs accumulated by Harley R. Cummings for his book "Early Days in Haliburton", in addition to the manuscript for the book. Fonds also consists of correspondence, including letters from the Honorable Leslie Frost, photographs, maps, and an original 1863 surveyor's diary for Eyre Township. Fonds also includes the C.R. Stewart diaries, dated 1902-1904. C.R. Stewart (1826-1905) was resident agent for the Canadian Land and Immigration Company and was the first settler in the Village of Haliburton. In his diaries he refers to Colonel Samuel Hughes and Mossom Boyd. Stewart's son, C.E. Stewart (1851-1921) was editor of the "Bobcaygeon Independent". Fonds also includes several historical papers and publications written by Cummings and others.

Cummings, Harley R., 1909-1999

John R. Fisher collection

  • CA ON00333 00-002
  • Fonds
  • 1989-1995

Collection consists of minutes of meetings of the Technical Working Committee, correspondence from various environmental groups and reports pertaining to Oak Ridges Moraine.

Fisher, John R., fl. 1990

Richard Dellamora fonds

  • CA ON00333 00-003 & 08-015 & 09-002, 12-005 & 14-006.
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2000

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, 1944-

George Y. Clement fonds

  • CA ON00333 00-1000
  • Fonds
  • 1913

Fonds consists of four typed manuscripts written by George H. Young for his children. The titles of the manuscripts are as follows: "Historical Paper No. 1. Notes of 1869-70. The Red River Settlement at times spoken of as Fort Garry" (33 pages); "Historical Paper No. 2. The Fenian Raid of October 1871 into Manitoba" (21 pages); "Historical Paper No. 3. Being the first paper of the rebellion of 1885" (22 pages); "Historical Paper No. 4. Re. The half breed and Indian insurrection of 1885" (22 pages). There are references throughout to Louis Riel.

Clement, George Y.

Alan Stewart collection

  • CA ON00333 00-1001
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1919

Collection consists of 32 letters. Most were written by Alan Stewart to his sister Joan Stewart. There are 3 photographs of Alan Stewart in the collection.

Stewart, Alan, fl. 1914-1919

Quentin Brown collection

  • CA ON00333 00-1002
  • Fonds
  • [185-?]-1920

Collection of photographs consists of 2 tintypes (one woman is identified as Mrs E.R. Young; 2 photographs of lumbering operations at Lake of Bays including a photograph of an alligator machine; one daguerreotype of a young boy and 1 ambrotype of two adults with a child.

Brown, Quentin

David R. Cameron fonds

  • CA ON00333 01-001 & 86-031 & 81-021 & 91-007
  • Fonds
  • 1991-1996

Fonds consists of records, reports, note books and questionnaires generated by Professor David R. Cameron as he investigated the status of Canadian Studies in the 1990s. The study was commissioned by the Department of the Secretary of State and the Report, "Taking Stock: Canadian Studies in the Nineties" was published in 1996. The Report looks at the progress of Canadian Studies in the years after the Commission on Canadian Studies which was chaired by Professor Thomas H.B. Symons with the Report "To Know Ourselves" being published in 1975

Cameron, David R., 1941-

Denis Smith fonds

  • CA ON00333 01-002 & 02-012 & 86-001 & 89-009, 04-019, 12-008 & 14-010.
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1995

Fonds consists of correspondence, grant information and research materials relating to the biography of John Diefenbaker written by Professor Denis Smith and published in 1995. Fonds includes interview tapes and transcriptions of interviews with John Diefenbaker, Dalton Camp and Davie Fulton.

Smith, Denis, 1932-

Allan Percival Way collection

  • CA ON00333 01-005
  • Fonds
  • 1836-1948

Collection consists of numerous land documents including mortgages and deeds, and wills and probates of wills, mostly relating to property and people of Murray Township, County of Northumberland.

Way, Allan Percival, fl. 1921-1945

Thomas Harold Kenyon Choate collection

  • CA ON00333 01-007
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1944

Collection consists of correspondence, 1882-1899, and several envelopes dating 1870s to 1890s, most of which are adressed to Thomas Choate of Warsaw, and Mrs. John Moore [Cettie Choate, daughter of Thomas]; souvenir brochure of pictures of Peterborough, Ontario; Maccabees brochures; approximately 125 stereographs depicting scenery, architecture, and people in the U.S.A., Europe, and Canada; two photographs of the employees of Western Clock Company Limited of Peterborough, Ontario, 1938 and 1944; a temperance meeting poster for Warsaw, Ontario, 1858, and an electoral district of East Durham proclamation broadside, 1924

Choate, Thomas Harold Kenyon

Marjorie McLean Oliver fonds

  • CA ON00333 01-010 & 01-016 & 04-002
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1970

Fonds consists of a bound original assessment roll for Harvey Township for 1927, a photograph of Marjorie McLean Oliver (ca. 1919), two account books of the tourist camp which the Olivers operated (1926-1947; 1951-1970), a cemetery deed from Verulam Cemetery Company (1880), tax bills (1907-1968), and assessment notices (1891-1960). Also included are two land documents (1927; 1938) of the property donated to Trent University in 1998 by Marjorie McLean Oliver in memory of her father, James McLean Oliver.

Oliver, Marjorie McLean, 1909-2003

Bury's Green Women's Institute collection

  • CA ON00333 01-011
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1993

Collection consists of three pamphlets, "Our Own Cookbook" / by the East Victoria Women's Institute, 1905, "Pioneer Gleanings from Verulam, 1867-1967" / by T.H. Martin, and "Bury's Green Branch of the Women's Institute, 1953-1993". Also included are items which were removed from a scrapbook: seven photographs, brochures, and several newspaper clippings relating to Fenelon Falls, Bobcaygeon, Lindsay, and Bury's Green, Ontario, 1961, 1984-1994. The photographs include Women's Institute members such as Nan McGhee, Phyllis Fell, Esther Humphries, Laura Flett, Mrs. Tiers, Clara Flett, and Grace Barker; also included are photos of Sherry L. Telford and Kim Chambers during the Olympic Torch Run, 1988. This collection also consists of a scrapbook entitled "Tweedsmuir History: Bury's Green Branch Women's Institute". Enclosed are approximately 70 photographs, a history of Bury's Green branch of the Women's Institute, maps, brochures, correspondence, historical accounts, and memorabilia, n.d.

Bury's Green Women's Institute

Janet P. Bews fonds

  • CA ON00333 01-012
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1990

Fonds consists of a letter from Bryan P. Reardon (Chair of Classical Studies, Trent University, 1967-1974) to Janet Bews, 1988. Also included are offprints signed by their authors, Bryan Reardon, Norma Miller (Bews' Ph.D. supervisor and Ashley Fellow of Trent University 1985-1986), and Konrad H. Kinzl and Herman Pontes (colleagues). The fonds also consists of three bound theses: Some Uses of Archaisms and Archaic Latin Poetry in the Aeneid / by Janet Patricia Bews, 1963 (M.A. thesis); Vergil and Tacitus: An Examination of the Nature and Significance of Vergil's Influence upon the Language and Themes of the Annales / by Janet Patricia Bews, 1966 (Ph.D. thesis); and The Usefulness of Women: Marriage Patterns in the Early Empire as an Indication of Political Change / by Jacqueline Margaret Tinson, 1990 (M.A. thesis).

Bews, Janet P., 1938-2000

Dennis Dickens Sweeting fonds

  • CA ON00333 01-013
  • Fonds
  • 1999

Fonds consists of an original unpublished manuscript written by Dennis Dickens Sweeting about his life. There is reference throughout to his involvement with theatre. Also included are two letters (1999) addressed to Jean Murray Cole from Beth Clarke-Gilman (niece of Dennis Sweeting) and Dennis Sweeting. These letters concern the reading of Sweeting's manuscript.

Sweeting, Dennis D., 1915-2000

Paul Delaney fonds

  • CA ON00333 01-015 & 13-002
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1968

Fonds consists of two binders of Trent University memos,student directories, university brochures, opening ceremony invitations, etc., as well as letters from faculty addressed to Paul Delaney.

Delaney, Paul

W.T.C. Boyd fonds

  • CA ON00333 01-019 & 02-014 & 04-003 & 04-011
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1917

Fonds consists of 27 diaries of William Thornton Cust Boyd documenting his private and public life, and including references to his wife, Meta; their children; Richard Birdsall Rogers (1857-1927), superintending engineer of the Peterborough Lift Lock; John E. Belcher ([184-]-1915), architect, civil engineer, and surveyor; World War I; the Lindsay, Bobcaygeon and Pontypool Railway Company; the Trent Valley Navigation Steamship Company; the Trent Valley Canal; and the day-to-day operation of the family lumbering and cattle/buffalo enterprise.

Boyd, William Thornton Cust, 1859-1919

Professor Roger Jones collection

  • CA ON00333 01-1001
  • Fonds
  • 1996

Collection consists of 103 slides of various nature areas on the Symons Campus, Trent University, taken October 1996 as a record of the vegetation in 1996 for future comparison of vegetation change. The slides are accompanied by an index.

Jones, Roger, 1940-

Raper family fonds

  • CA ON00333 01-1009
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1898

Fonds consists of four funeral notices. The first is of Eliza Ann Raper, wife of William Raper, who died in Millbrook, Ontario, 5 September 1890; the second, of Ann Jane Killenbeck, wife of Wm. H. Russell, who died in Millbrook, 4 August 1892; the third, of Mary Elizabeth Killingbeck, wife of Wm. Raper, who died in Township of Cavan, 18 August 1895; and the fourth, of Maria Richardson, wife of John Richardson, who died in Toronto, 28 November 1898, funeral at the residence of her brother, Wm. Raper, Millbrook

Raper, William (family)

Hueston family fonds

  • CA ON00333 01-1010
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1919

Fonds consists of 3 letters written to Wilfrid M. Hueston, Maria and Willie [Hueston], and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hueston, of Thorndale, Ontario in 1918 and 1919. The letters refer to the influenza pandemic of 1917, and World War I.

Hueston (family)

Susan Burnham Greeley fonds

  • CA ON00333 01-1011
  • Fonds
  • 895, 1904

Fonds consists of an undated photograph of Susan Burnham Greeley, and a newspaper article from the [Colborne Express, 22 September 1904] regarding the death of Greeley. Also included, is an envelope addressed to E.C. Caddy of Cobourg, Ontario and mailed in 1895, with handwritten notation "from Cousin Susan".

Greeley, Susan Burnham, 1806-1904

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