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Fonds Level Description

Accession Number: 02-018


Patrick Daniel collection. -- 1984-2000. -- 12 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

Patrick Daniel was a teacher in Ottawa, Ontario until he retired in the 1980s. At the time of his retirement, Daniel purchased a farm that had been bought by his grandmother and uncle near Campbellford, Ontario in the 1920s, and operated it until 2002. In 1979-1980 and 1984 he was a NDP candidate for Victoria Haliburton.

Custodial History

This collection was in the custody of Patrick Daniel before it was donated to Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of pamphlets, flyers, newsletters, and government reports regarding agricultural policy, issues, and regulations, especially pertaining to the Durham County region. Subjects include soil conditions, pesticide and herbicide use, etc.


Title based on the donor of the collection.
Collection acquired in 2002 from Patrick Daniel.
Restrictions: N


Box 1

1. NFA - Northumberland Federation of Agriculture Newsletter, issues dated 1995-2000
2. Soil & Crop Projects, East Central Area, O.M.A.F., issues dated 1986-1991
3. Agri-Notes from the Port Perry Office of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs, issues dated 1995-1996
4. Durham East Agri-Notes, issues dated 1984-1990
5. Durham Agri-Notes, issues dated 1984-1986
6. Durham Region Agri-Notes, issues dated 1990-1995
7. Soil & Crop Newsletter, from the Port Perry Office of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs, issues dated 1996
loose: Notes and News: Durham East Soil & Crop Improvement Association, issues dated 1984-1990
loose: Notes and News: Durham Region Soil & Crop Improvement Newsletter, issues dated 1991-1995
8. Pesticide safety information - pamphlets and flyers
9. Herbicide information - pamphlets and flyers