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Accession Number: 86-006


Windy Pine Point fonds. Additions. -- 1946-1983. -- 5 cm of textual records. -- 5 maps.

Biography / History

Windy Pine Point is a property located on Kushog Lake, near Minden, near Haliburton County, Ontario. The property was owned by Flora Morrison and Dr. Mary L. Northway from 1940 to 1982. As well as the main cottage, there were cabins which were available to friends and acquaintances. The owners planned and led girls' canoe trips from Windy Pine in the 1940's. It was deeded to Trent University.

Custodial History

This fonds was in the custody of Dr. Mary Northway until she donated it to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence, deeds, surveys, appraisals and letters regarding the donation of Windy Pine to Trent University.


Title based on content of fonds.

This fonds was donated by Dr. Mary Northway.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

For related records see: 84-016 and 85-008.

Finding Aid

Box 1


1: Correspondence concerning legal matters between M. Northway and Ramer/Northway and Baker 1946-1960 (mostly about roadway and boat storage)

2: Tax bills and assessments 1969-1982

3: Correspondence concerning correction of assessment 1971

4: Correspondence and documents relating to appraisal done in 1971

5: Correspondence concerning a trailer owned by Douglas Ramer at Windy Pine

6: Deeds, survey, letter giving history of ownership; letter giving history of roadway; copy of zoning by-laws for Stanhope; letters concerning Trent's use of Windy Pine. 2 aerial photos B and W 8x10

7: Inventory for Windy Pine 1981; list of wildflowers, trees and ferns growing at Windy Pine compiled by Flora Morrison

8: Correspondence and documents relating to appraisal 1982

9: Correspondence concerning taxes and legal costs regarding transfer of Windy Pine to Trent University

10: Correspondence concerning the use of Windy Pine by the Canadian Studies Program at Trent

11: Map of Haliburton 1960; 2 aerial photographs Old plan dated January 30, 1946