Series 994.1.3 - Tom Long Research Notes and Historical Papers

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Tom Long Research Notes and Historical Papers

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description



Reference code

CA ON00154 994.1-994.1.3

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • 1850-1991 (Creation)
    Long, Norman Thomas
    Port Hope, Municipality of

Physical description area

Physical description

0.10m textual records

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator


Biographical history

Norman Thomas "Tom" Long (1916-1992) was born in Port Hope to Alfred Henry Clarke Long and Edna Alice (nee Gibson) on 22 Jul 1916. He worked as an insurance agent, ticket agent, and real estate agent, during his years running the Long Brothers Insurance Agency in downtown Port Hope. He married Mary Alicia Edith "Maunie" Emeno (1923-2007), and the pair had two daughters. Tom was an avid local historian, collector, and very knowledgeable about the history of Port Hope. He died on 15 Oct 1992, and is buried at Port Hope St. John's Anglican Cemetery.

Custodial history

Scope and content

Series consists of various historical papers and research notes collected by Tom Long. It includes: (1) "Historic Roads of Ontario" Series # 5 "Kingston Road" CBC Radio script 1937; (2) Notes on the Kingston Road (for radio) 1937, copy; (3) "The Adventures of the Cobourg Rifles, During the Campaign of 1837 written by one of themselves;" (4) Handwritten and typed notes on the early history of Port Hope and area. At times the handwriting is illegible. Topics include: topography, Susan A. Grey, The Kingston Road, timelines, research notes, sketches; (5) Historical research - Port Hope and Area. Susan Greely, lot 2, concession 2, Haldimand township, Northumberland "Sketches of the Past"; Bibliography, miscellaneous notes on schools and emigration; (6) Handwritten notes on Port Hope and area. Topics include Durham county, Bowmanville, Port Hope, Newcastle, Cobourg, Northumberland, Brighton, Colborne, Vehicles and Coaches, Christian Guardian, notes and information taken from local papers; (7) Obituary for Robert Imbert Orchard (1901-1991), son of former Trinity College School Headmaster Dr. Francis Graham Orchard. Imbert Orchard was a well known Canadian actor and artist; (8) St. Mary's Catholic Church, Port Hope. News-clippings from 1988. Photocopies from the Port Hope Watchman, 1852. 150th anniversary, 1975; (9) Notebook - notes made from research at the SPG Archives in England. Notes on Port Hope.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials


Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description


Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres