Collection - Ships collection

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Ships collection

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  • Architectural drawing
  • Object
  • Multiple media
  • Technical drawing
  • Textual record
  • Graphic material
  • Cartographic material

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Ships of the Muskoka Lakes Navigation & Hotel Company

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Title notes

  • Variations in title: Includes ships of inland waters of Muskoka including: Sagamo, Segwun, Ahmic, Wenonah (I), Wenonah II, Wanda III, Medora, Nipissing, Islander,

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  • 1866-present (Creation)

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Physical description

714 three-dimensional objects such as ship's wheels, gauges, compasses, etc.
2446 photos (B&W) of the 22 ships
2219 textual records of the ships
283 post cards

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Scope and content

This collection pertains to the steamships, starting in 1866 and continuing in the 21st Century that plied Lakes, Muskoka, Rosseau and Joseph as well as other small lakes in the Muskoka area.

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Language of material

  • English

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Restrictions on access

By appointment with the archivist and always on Thursdays

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Access given to most objects for photography and copying with credit given.

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