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Fonds Level Description

Accession Number: 95-1006


Edward C. Caddy fonds. Additions. -- [ca. 1872]. -- 1 item.

Biography / History

Edward C. Caddy (1815-1897) was a land surveyor who learned his trade in Peterborough between 1839 and 1842. He was also a painter in the Trent Valley District. His landscapes were primarily in water colour.

Custodial History

This fonds was in the custody of Helen and Gordon Roper before it was donated to the Trent University Archives. Helen is the granddaughter of Edward C. Caddy, creator of the fonds.

Scope and Content

This addition to the fonds consists of pencil sketches, in a book, of scenes along the Dawson Road such as Lake Shebandowan, Kettle Falls and Rainy River from a camp at Fort Francis.


Title based on the creator of the item.

This item is extremely fragile. Do not photocopy.

This item was donated by Helen and Gordon Roper.

Restrictions: N

This fonds, along with 95-1007 and 95-1008, is an addition to 69-1002.

For related records see: 95-1009.

Also note there are five Caddy watercolours (map cabinet) on indefinite loan.