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Accession Number: 99-1000


Jean Murray Cole fonds. -- [before 1999]. -- 1 folder of textual records. -- 4 photographs.

Biography / History

Jean Murray Cole was born in 1927. She and her husband, A.O.C. Cole, shared the editorialship of a number of books including The Illustrated Historical Atlas of Peterborough (1975) and Kawartha Heritage (1981). Jean Murray Cole is a former journalist and has published a number of historical texts concerning Peterborough and area. Her major publications include Exile in Wilderness (1979), The Loon Calls: A History of the Township of Chandos (1989), and South Monaghan: The Garden of Eden (1998). Jean is an active member of the Friends of the Bata Library and has been a long-standing member of the Peterborough Historical Society.

Custodial History

This fonds was in the custody of Jean MurrayCole before it was donated to Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of research material for the book South Monaghan: The Garden of Eden by Jean Murray Cole, 1998. Included are transcripts of interviews, photographs, correspondence, receipts, and publicity materials, etc.


Title based on the creator of the fonds.

This fonds was donated by Jean Murray Cole.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

For related records see: 75-1030, 77-030,82-003, 84-004, 84-020, 88-014, 89-001, 89-1023, 91-1025, 93-024,and 95-002.

For a copy of South Monaghan: The Garden of Eden, please refer to [TC] FC 3099 .S65 C64 1998 in the Trent Collection, Bata Library.