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Note: A full set of the Bulletin is available in Special Collections (Z883.P37 F74 (TC)).

No. 1 – 1979

Steering Committee

Chambers, Robert D. Editorial

The Friends’ First Assembly

Burke, Anne.  Reflections on the A.J.M. Smith Collection

Hagar, F.A.  The Bradd Downey Fund at Trent University

Jones, Elwood.  Mill on the Trent: the Fowlds-Marryat Collection

Johnson, Kenneth W.  An Archival Genealogy

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No.2 – 1980

Executive Committee

Chambers, Robert D. Editorial

First Annual Business Meeting includes acquisitions

Page, Robert. A Question of Energy

The Friends Visit the Bibliotheca Vogriana including remarks by Prof. Gilbert Bagnani

The Voice to go with the Room –  interview of AJM Smith by Gordon Johnston and Michael Peterman

Cole, Jean Murray.  Archibald McDonald

Ebbs, Harry and Adele Ebbs.  The Ebbs Camping Archives

Obituaries for Mrs. Dorothy R. Dyde, Mrs. W.R. Philp, Mrs. Robert E. (Muriel) Nott.

The Friends – list of members

 

No. 3 – May 1981

Executive Committee

Hagar, F.A. Forward

Second Annual Business Meeting including acquisitions

The Bata Library and the Canadian Heritage – the election of Professor T.H.B. Symons as an honourary member in the Friends

Friends of the Bata Library: Constitution

Whalley, George. The Web of the North. Recorded by Chambers, Robert D.

The Trials of Authors – interview of Jean Cole by Robert D. Chambers

Sandwell, Barney. The Trials of Publishers

Laurence, Margaret. Margaret Laurence & her Fellow Authors

The Friends & their Friends in Peterborough

Lewis, Joyce C. The Bata Library Wall Display Case

Johnston, Gordon.  A.J.M. Smith: First Honourary Member of the Friends of the Bata Library

Volunteers Solicited

Details of Membership

The Friends – list of members

 

No. 4 – 1982

Executive Committee

Hagar, F.A. Forward

Anson-Cartwright, Hugh. Hugh Anson-Cartwright, Third Honorary Friend of the Bata Library

Derry, Ramsay. The Making of a Best Seller

Laurence, Margaret. Books That Mattered to Me

Wiseman, John A. The Light in the Forest: Popular Literature and Reading in Nineteenth-Century Ontario

Wadland, John. Ernest Thompson Seton and the Origins of the Boy Scout Movement

Financial Statement

Details of Membership

The Friends – list of members

Hagar, F.A. Acknowledgements

 

No. 5 – June 1984

Executive Committee

Hagar, F.A. Forward

Article on James Stevenson

Brown, Quentin. Books from a Wayfarer’s Knapsack

Cole, Jean. Professor Roper talks to the Friends of the Bata’s Collection of Canadiana

Hoyle, Gwyneth. A Report by the Treasurer

Annual Financial Statement

McAuley, Darienne. Books and other printed material purchased by the Friends and presented to the Bata Library 1979-1983

Details of Membership

Acknowledgements

 

No. 6 – September 1985 

Executive Committee

Foreword

Matthews, Ross M. Oft in the Stilly Night

Chambers, Robert D. Literary Nationalism

The Mossom Boyd Collection

Adams. Friends Visit the Map Room

Evans, Emrys. The Birdsall Bookbinding Tools

Audley, Paul. Canadian Publishing

Annual Financial Statement

McAuley, Darienne. Report of the Acquisitions Committee, 1984-85

Acquisitions – list of gifts and purchases

Acknowledgements

Membership – list of members

No. 7 – September 1986

Executive Committee

Cole, Jean. Editor’s Note

Canadiana Collection to Bata Library – on the life and death of Robert L. Hunter, donor of the Canadiana Collection

Smith, Denis. Twentieth Anniversary of Journal

Drew, Wayland. Wayland Drew on “Bibliotropes”

Parker, George. Publishing and Cultural Sovereignty

Rueter, William. Canada’s Private Presses

New Chairman Elected

Brown, Quentin. A Word from our Retiring Chairman

McAuley, Darienne. Report of the Acquisitions Committee, 1985-1986

New Guidelines for the Acquisitions Committee

Hoyle, Gwyneth. Annual Financial Statement – May 31, 1986

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 8 – September 1987

Executive Committee

Cole, Jean Murray. Editor’s Note

Gordon Roper Feted by Friends. Recorded by Cole, Jean Murray

Rahmel, Fern A. Peterborough: An Illustrated History

Genoe, Murray. An Automated Library System for Trent. Recorded by Cole, Jean Murray

Wilson, Alan. Professor Wilson and the Maritime Oral Tradition. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

McWilliams, Velma. William Arthur Breyfogle – A Bibliography

Executive Re-elected

Dodge, Bernadine. Annual Financial Statement – to April 30, 1987

Constitution Ammended

Friends of the Bata Library 1986-1987 – list of members

 

No. 9 – September 1988

Executive Committee

Barrett, Karen. Editor’s Note

Rahmel, Fern A. John Sutherland, The Northern Review, and the Struggle for Modern Canadian Poetry

Sadler, Doug. Doug Sadler and How He Came to Write Reading Nature’s Clues. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Stubbs, John. The Computerization of the Oxford English Dictionary. Recorded by Rahmel, Fern A.

Wadland, John. A Tribute to Margaret Laurence

LePan, Don. On Being a Small Publisher in Canada

Annual Meeting

Annual Financial Statement 1 May 1987 to 30 April 1988

Treadwell, Michael. Report of the Acquisitions Committee

Library Acquisitions 1987/88

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 10 – September 1989

Executive Committee

Barrett, Karen. Editor’s Note

McKee, Penny. The Peterborough Information Infrastructure. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Scott, Monroe. The Writer in the Community Monroe Scott and the Lindsay Public Library Experience. Recorded by Rahmel, Fern

Young, Scott. Scott Young and the Pleasures of Being a Writer in Canada. Recorded by Stevenson, Betty

Vaisey, David. The Bodleian Library: Inheritance from the Past – Challenge for the Future. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Mallory, Enid. Coppermine: The Far North of George M. Douglas. Recorded by Rahmel, Fern

Brown, Louise. Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia 1646-1684

Annual Meeting

Report of the Acquisitions Committee 1988-1989

Acquisitions 1988-1989

Annual Financial Statement 1 May 1988 to 30 April 1989

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 11 – September 1990

Executive Committee

Barrett, Karen. The Peterborough Information Infrastructure Updated

Peterman, Michael. The New Letters of Susanna Moodie. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Halpenny, Frances. The Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Lockhart Fleming, Patricia. Upper Canadian Imprints 1801-1841. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Hodgins, Bruce. The Canoe as a Canadian Cultural Icon. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Annual Meeting

Report of the Acquisitions Committee 1989-1990

Rahmel, Fern. Acquisitions 1989-1990

Annual Financial Statement 1 May 1989 to 30 April 1990

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 12 – September 1991

Executive Committee

Barrett, Karen. Editor’s Note

Wiseman, John A. Bata Library’s Special Collections Room

Pollock, Zailig. The Editor as Story Teller. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Dahl, Ed. Twenty Maps I’d Like to Take Home with Me. Recorded by Brown, Quentin

Barrett, Karen. How to Write a Local History

Kokatailo, Philip. A.J.M. Smith and the Book of Canadian Poetry. Recorded by Rahmel, Fern

Annual Meeting

Rahmel, Fern. Report of the Acquisitions Committee 1991-92

Annual Financial Statement for 1990-1991

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 13 – September 1992

Executive Committee

Barrett, Karen. Editor’s Note

Ash, Mary Eileen. Goldwin Smith, the Grange and the Library

Williamson, Mary F. Canadian Art Materials and Special Collections: Rescuing Rare Books from the Stacks. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Lacombe, Michèle. William Arthur Deacon: The Life, Times and Letters of a Literary Journalist. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Dodge, Bernadine. Youth Camping: an Ontario Experience. Recorded by Cole, Alf

Rahmel, Fern. Peterborough’s First Librarian. Recorded by Cole, Jean Murray

Annual Meeting

Rahmel, Fern. Report of the Acquisitions Committee 1992-92

Annual Financial Statement for 1991-92

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 14 – Fall 1993

Executive Committee

Barrett, Karen. Editor’s Note

Heiderman, Margaret Lowery. Good Reads Revisited

Rodger, Andrew C. Photography and the Historian. Recorded by Brown, Quentin

Tahiliani, Moti. A Library Embraces the Computer Age. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Johnston, Julie. Published and Approved Julie Johnston talks to the Friends. Recorded by Rahmel, Fern A.

Anson-Cartwright, Hugh. The Booklover’s Bookseller. Cole, Jean Murray

Annual Meeting

Rahmel, Fern. Acquisitions, 1992-1993

Report on Membership

Annual Financial Statement for 1992-93

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 15 – Fall 1994

Executive Committee

Barrett, Karen. Editor’s Note

Brown, Quentin. I’m Monstrous Full Er Fleas Dis Mawnin’

O’Brien, Brendan. Speedy Justice. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Peterman, Michael. The Life of the Pioneer Writer. Recorded by Cole, Jean Murray

Scigliano, Marisa. Johann Gutenberg and the 42-Line Bible. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Lennox, John. A Friendship in Letters. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Macrae, John. Annual Meeting

Rahmel, Fern. Acquisitions 1993-1994

Annual Financial Statement (May 1993-April 1994)

Report on Membership

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 16 – Fall 1995

Executive Committee

Barrett, Karen. Editor’s Note

Hoyle, Gwyneth. Adventure – No Life Should be Without It

Knight, Lorna. The National Library – Research Opportunities in Literary Manuscripts. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Conolly, Leonard. Censorship – It’s Alive and Well. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Wadland, John. Menage a Trois. Recorded by Brown, Quentin

Black, John. Libraries: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Macrae, John. Annual Meeting

Annual Financial Statement (May 1994-April 1995)

Report on Membership

Treadwell, Michael. Acquisitions 1994-1995

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 17 – Fall 1996

Executive Committee

Barrett, Karen. Editor’s Note

Rahmel, Fern. Robertson Davies: Wonder-Worker

Harrison, Julia. A Museum Founded on Oil. Recorded by Chambers, Robert

Neufeld, James. The National Ballet of Canada. Recorded by Rahmel, Fern

Paehlke, Robert. The Experience of Editing and Encyclopedia. Recorded by Brown, Quentin

Smith, Denis. Communing with Dief. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Macrae, John. Annual Meeting

Annual Financial Statement (May 1995-April 1996)

Report on Membership

Treadwell, Michael. Acquisitions 1995-1996

Wadland, John. Larry Turner (1952-1996)

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 18 – Fall 1997

Executive Committee

Barrett, Karen. Editor’s Note

Barrett, Karen. Bibliomania: When the Passions of Bibliophiles are Carried to the Extreme

Evans, Gwynneth. Lessons from the National Library: Inquiring into Canada. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Verduyn, Christl. Marian Engel: The Writer, the Woman. Recorded by Brown, Quentin

Peterman, Michael. Working With Catherine Parr Trail: Her Life and Letters. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Benidickson, Jamie. Idleness, Water and a Canoe. Recorded by Peterman, Cara

Carmichael, Don. Annual Meeting

Annual Financial Statement (May 1996-April 1997)

Report on Membership

Treadwell,Michael. Acquisitions 1996-97

Peterman, Michael. Tom Eadie

 

No. 19 – Fall 1998

Executive Committee

Barrett, Karen. Editor’s Note

Cole, Jean Murray. South Monaghan – The Garden of Eden

Landon, Richard – Cooper & Beatty: Designers with Type. Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Struthers, Jim. Who’s Afraid of Public Pensions? Recorded by Barrett, Karen

Daunt, Frances. From Ontario to Persia: An Unusual Expedition 1916-1919. Recorded by Hooke, Katharine

Eadie, Tom. The Once and Future Library. Recorded by Brown, Quentin

Carmichael, Don. Annual Meeting
Annual Financial Statement (May 1997-April 1998)

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 20/No. 21 – Fall 1999/Fall 2000

Executive Committee

Hooke, Katharine. Editor’s Note

Millard, Janice. Donations to the Bata Library

Peterman, Michael. James Michael Treadwell (1942-1999)

Financial Report 1999-2001

Cooper, Cynthia. Dressing up Canada: Last Victorian Fancy Dress Balls. Recorded by Hooke, Katharine

Bjornson, Pam. CIHM…Acronym for an Impressive Canadian Resource. Recorded by Brown, Quentin

Sangster, Joan. Transforming Local History into Drama. Recorded by Clark, Lorrie

Murray, Heather. Book Clubs in Nineteenth-Century Ontario. Recorded by Hooke, Katharine

Bocking, Richard. Bocking, Stephen. Streams of Life: The Fraser River, Ecology and Canada’s Living Environment. Recorded by Hooke, Katharine

Meneley, Anne. Qat Chewing in Yemen and the Web. Recorded by Hooke, Katharine

Armstrong, Duncan. Rice Lake Tallgrass Prarie Recreates Early Landscape. Recorded by Cole, Jean Murray

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 22 – Fall 2001

Executive Committee

Mission Statement

Membership

Hooke, Katharine. Editor’s Note

Chambers, Robert. Can There Be a Perfect Critic? Some Thoughts on Edmund Wilson. Recorded by Clark, Lorrie

McKillop, Brian. The Spinster and the Prophet: Florence Deeks, H.G. Wells and the Mystery of the Purloined Past. Recorded by Hooke, Katharine

Scott, Munroe. The Carving of Canada: A Tale of Parliamentary Gothic. Recorded by Cole, Jean M

Financial Report 1999-2001

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 23 – Fall 2002

Executive Committee

Hooke, Katharine. Editor’s Note

Cole, Jean Murray. Acquisitions

Jenish, D’Arcy. Indian Fall  The Last Great Days of the Plains Cree and the Blackfoot Confederacy. Recorded by Hooke, Katharine

Hoyle, Gwyneth. Flowers in the Snow. Recorded by Hooke, Katharine

Cole, Jean Murray. Getting to Know One’s Great-great Grandfather. Recorded by Brown, Quentin

Douglas, James Bolivar. Telling our Own Stories. Recorded by Hooke, Katharine

Third Annual Dinner: May 9, 2002

Financial Report 2001-2002

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 24 – Fall 2003

Executive Committee

Hooke, Katharine. Editor’s Note

Cambridge to Calgary: In Pursuit of Austin Lane, 1998-2000

Daunt, Frances. Background of the Friends of the Bata Library

Financial Report

Acquisitions to the Bata Library

Djwa, Sandra. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman. Recorded by Hooke, Katharine

Flemming, Rae. A Night of Nostalgia: Words and Images Evoking Memories of a Vanished Canada: The Royal Tour of 1939 and the World of the General Store. The Golden Age of Two Canadian Institutions. Recorded by Daunt, Frances

MacLeod, Alistair. A No-Name Non-Talk. Recorded by Scott, Munroe

Peterman, Michael. Isabella Valancy Crawford and the Rise of the Illustrated Papers: A Curious Kind of Literary Life. Recorded by Hooke, Katharine

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members

 

No. 25 – Fall 2004

Hooke, Katharine. Editor’s Note

Financial Report

Bata Library Acquisitions 2003-2004

Dodge, Bernadine. Archives News

Faculty Publications

Other News

MacMillan, Margaret. Writing History; or Why Write and Read History? Recorded by Hooke Katharine

Chambers, Robert. Trent, Books and Us. Recorded by Hooke, Katharine

Harrison, Julia. Making Travel Meaningful. Recorded by Brown, Quentin

Bailey, Suzanne. After Elizabeth: Browning and the Texture of Time. Recorded by Daunt, Frances

Friends of the Bata Library – list of members