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Accession Number: 11-011


S. R. (Sandy) Gage fonds. Additions. -- 1986-1994. -- 5 cm of textual records.

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 World War II era grew out of a canoe trip on the Natla and Keele rivers in 1981. He was also interested in the management of Ontario's provincial parks. Gage was also on the Rouge Valley Park Advisory Committee (Ontario).

Scope and Content

Addition to the fonds consists of maps and project plans for various Ontario Provincial Parks. S. R. Gage was not involved in writing the plans, but made notes and annotations throughout.


Custodial History: Additions were in the custody of S. R. Gage before being donated to Trent University Archives.

Immediate Source: Addition to the fonds acquired in 2011 from S. R. Gage.

Restrictions: Copyright restrictions apply.

Accruals: This fonds is an addition to 08-018.

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Box 1


1. The Spanish River Special Area Plan from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, February, 1986.

2. Investigational Survey of the Site 415 to Cap Henrietta Hiking Trail; Polar Bear Provincial Park prepared by Grant A. Ritchie (Park Planner Northeast Region with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources). 17 September 1991.

3. Polar Bear Provincial Park Management Plan Review: Summary of Issues and Options Discussion Paper. Prepared by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources in cooperation with the First Nation Councils of Fort Severn, Peawanuck, and Attawapistkat. November, 1991

4. Rouge Valley Park Planning Project: Phase One Report: Background, Principles, and Options. 5 November, 1991.

5. (Rouge Valley) Recommended Park Management Plan. Member's copy only. 31 July 1992. (Map of Rouge Valley in back folder).

6. Minninaibi Provincial Park: Preliminary Management Plan from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. C. 1994. (Includes "Paul's council recommendations on Missinaibi," and detailed maps of the park).

7. Folder with map of Rouge Valley Park, and with Appendix D: General Bibliography.

8. Pukaskwa National Park Management Plan Summary from Canadian Heritage Parks Canada. C. 2000.