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Accession Number: 08-018


S. R. (Sandy) Gage fonds. -- 1988-1990. -- 20 cm of textual records. -- 90 slides. -- 55 photographs.

Biography / History

S. R. Gage was educated at McGill University and the University of Glasgow. He is the author of several books including "A Few Rustic Huts" which provides a history of ranger's cabins in Algonquin Park. His interest in the Canol project undertaken in the W.W. II era grew out of a canoe trip on the Natla and Keele rivers in 1981.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of research notes, maps, photographs, slides, trip diaries and a draft manuscript relating to the 1990 publication "A Walk on the Canol Road: Exploring the First Major Northern Pipeline" by S.R. (Sandy) Gage. A copy of this book is included in the fonds.


This fonds was created by and in the custody of S. R. Gage until acquired by Trent University Archives.
Title based on the creator of the fonds.
Fonds acquired in 2006 from S.R. Gage

Restrictions: No reproductions of any material except for brief quotations. Copyright held by the creator of the fonds.

Finding Aid

Box 1


1. Photographs
2. Records of a Canol Documentary
3. Correspondence
4. Grants: correspondence
5. Dene - Related Material
6. Research material regarding oil
7. Construction of Canol
8. Draft "A Walk on the Canol Road"
9. Trip Diaries

Loose in box: 3 containers of slides.

Box 2


1. Research Notes
2. Selected research publications

Loose in box: "A Walk on the Canol Road"