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Accession Number: 04-014


Save Maple Mountain Committee collection. -- 1972-1978. -- 12 cm of textual records. -- 9 photographs.

Biography / History

The Save Maple Mountain Committee was created for the purpose of stopping the development of a proposed ski resort in the Maple Mountain - Lady Evelyn wilderness area north of North Bay, Ontario in 1973.

Custodial History

Collection was in the custody of Jamie Benedickson before it was donated to Trent University Archives in 2004.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of meeting minutes, statements and briefs, newsletter issues, newspaper clippings, photographs, and correspondence relating to efforts of the Save Maple Mountain Committee. Trent University people associated with this effort included Professor F.M. Helleiner, Professor Bruce Hodgins, and Jamie Benedickson.


Title based on the creator of the fonds.
Fonds acquired in 2004 from Jamie Benedickson.FINDING AID

Box 1


1. Meeting minutes, 1973-1974
2. Statements, briefs, proposals, 1973-1974
3. Newsletter, 1974-1976
4. Newspaper clippings, articles, 1972-1974
5. Photographs (9); includes 5 aerial photographs
6. Correspondence, 1973
7. Correspondence, 1974
8. Correspondence, 1975-1976
9. Miscellaneous notes, publicity materials, etc., 1973-1974

Materials added August 2010:

"Preliminary Environmental Overview of the Maple Mountain - Lady Evelyn Wilderness Area. Prepared for Alliance for the Lady Evelyn Wilderness. Final Report, May 1977;

"History of the Alliance for the Lady Evelyn Wilderness and Background to the Environmental Overview of the Lady Evelyn Watershed" and accompanying correspondence, 1978