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Traill Family Collection microfilm.
We have purchased 11 microfilm reels from Library and Archives Canada relating to the Traill Family Collection (LAC reference: MG29-D81, reels H-5 to H-15). The reels and an accompanying guide are available for research and are located in the Archivist's office. If making copies from these reels, researchers must cite the source (Library and Archives Canada) and record the full citation immediately on the copies. Also, if quoting from or using the material in any manner, the source must be cited similarly. The material includes correspondence, journals, notebooks, manuscripts, scrapbooks, and a deed to Polly Cow's Island. Correspondents include Catharine Parr Traill, Katharine Agnes Strickland Traill, Harriette McKay Traill, Mary Traill, James George Traill, Rev. Walter J.S. Traill, William Edward Traill, Harry Strickland, Thomas Strickland, Samual Strickland, Robert and Caroline Strickland, Jane Strickland, Agnes Catherine Vickers, Catherine Vickers, Mary Agnes FitzGibbon, Agnes Chamberlin, Sir Sandford Fleming, A. Llewelyn Roberts, Sarah Gwillym, Goldwin Smith, Annie Traill Fotheringhame Atwood, Florence Atwood, Kate Atwood, Mary Muchall, Hargrave Henry Muchall, Carrol Muchall, Eva Muchall, William Briggs, E.S. Caswell, James Caswell, John Lowe, Susanna Moodie, John W. Dunbar Moodie, John William Todd, Frances Stewart, Frank Stewart, Ellen Dunlop, Anna Hay, Bessie Brown, Katherine Brown, and others. Microfilm. Set 48. (Isolated Manuscripts #26).


TITLE: Helen Anderson fonds

Accession Number: 89-1041
Description: This fonds consists of two books of poetry by Frederick Montague de la Fosse, "Verses Grave and Gay" and "A Dream and An Allegory" which are signed by the author and given to Helen Anderson from him. Also included in the fonds are some poems, all signed by de la Fosse and letters to Helen Anderson from de la Fosse as well as two photographs of de la Fosse; one as a young man (signed on the back) and one of him as an older man.
Inclusive Dates: 1938-1944
Extent: 1 file
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Association for Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 91-007
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of the Association for Canadian Studies correspondence, personnel files, constitution, membership files, materials related to Association for Canadian Studies awards, publications, workshops and conferences, publicity, fundraising, meeting minutes, Quebec regional materials and records on Canadian Studies as a discipline in the educational system.
Inclusive Dates: 1973-1987; 1991
Extent: 5.2 m
Restrictions: None except for Box 1 Folders 4-23, 27-36 and Box 2 Folders 1-3


TITLE: Attack on the people's depository for Ontario / People's Depository for Ontario

Accession Number: 97-1003
Description: This item is a 16 page compilation of letters and excerpts from letters gathered in response to an attack on the Department of Education contained in a 24 page pamphlet written by G. Mercer Adam, a bookseller in Toronto. The first section contains three letters by Rev. Dr. Egerton Ryerson. The second section contains replies from public school inspectors, while the third section contains responses by J. George Hodgins, manager of the depository, and remarks and opinions of school trustees.
Inclusive Dates: March 1874
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Hugh Atwood collection

Accession Number: 97-1022
Description: This collection consists of three personal notes written by Catharine Parr Traill to her grand-niece, Agnes Le Fenore. One is a two part card with the cover illustrated with cutout images of a dog and a butterfly along with a wisp of moss glued to the surface. The second part of the card is a warm salutation to Agnes and her family. The date is December 24, 1897. The second item, dated May 12th, is a note of thanks to Agnes for obtaining a cape [and cap?] for her, and also refers to fatigue and the problem of swelling feet. The third item is a letter written April 1, 1899 to "G Niece A F" [Agnes] sending belated sympathy for two in hospital and describing in some detail Traill's own plight, and the care offered by Kate and Katie.
Inclusive Dates: 1897-1899
Extent: 3 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Gilbert and Stewart Bagnani fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 97-003
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, etc. of Gilbert and Stewart Bagnani and their families. Important historical materials relating to the John Beverley Robinson family are included. The fonds also consists of Gilbert's research material as an archaeologist, Stewart's research material relating to her work as an art lecturer, photographs and materials relating to the Bagnani estate, "Vogrie", located in Port Hope, Ontario, and materials concerning Gilbert and Stewart's association with Trent University.
Inclusive Dates: 1662-1997
Extent: 3 m 55 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Edna Barker fonds

Accession Number: 04-008
Description: Fonds consists of manuscripts, research materials, letters of permission, and correspondence relating to A Peter Gzowski Reader, and to Remembering Peter Gzowski: A Book of Tributes, both of which were edited by Edna Barker. Also included are permission letters relating to The Fifth (and Probably Last) Morningside Papers, and letters and emails of condolence received by CBC upon the death of Peter Gzowski.
Inclusive Dates: 1994-2002
Extent: 30 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Joyce Beaton fonds

Accession Number: 02-002
Description: Fonds consists of issues of Early Canadian Life, 1977-1980, and a copy of When Lightning Strikes... The Life of Evelyn M. Kennedy 1890-1985, 1989, written by Joyce Beaton. Also included are newspaper clippings about Beaton and the magazine.
Inclusive Dates: 1977-1989
Extent: 14 cm of textual records
Restrictions: N 


TITLE: Pat Bolger Collection

Accession number: 08-017
Description: Collection consists of research material gathered by Pat Bolder, a teacher/librarian at Renfrew Collegiate, for her study of Percival J. Cooney (1871-1932) who wrote "Kinsmen" which was published originally in 1916 and reprinted in 1992. Twenty-one photographs are included in the collection as well as a copy of "Kinsmen."
Inclusive Dates: 1995-1997
Extent: 3 cm of textual records; 21 photographs and 1 book
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Robert Bowley fonds

Accession Number: 02-003
Description: Fonds consists of papers, articles, and manuscripts of books written by Robert Bowley. Included is research material, photographs, slides, and negatives relating to the postal history of Smith Township, Peterborough, and the surrounding area. Included also are letters dated 1823-1878 of the Baptie family who were situated in Ida, Ontario, and extensive research material related to Captain Charles Rubidge, Sir Sandford Fleming, the Pengelley/Roche families, S.J. Carver, and local historic sites. This fonds is a tremendous resource for information related to Peterborough and area in general.
Inclusive Dates: 1823-1998
Extent: 1.5 m of textual records and other materials
Restrictions: N 


TITLE: Sheila Boyd fonds

Accession Number: 75-1025
Description: The fonds consists of photocopies of the following memoirs of settlement in the Bobcaygeon Area. a) Reminiscence of Mossom Boyd, written down by M.M. Boyd, 1875-1877, typescript copy, 5 pages. b) Manuscript copy of J.W. Bicks "Reminiscences and Memorandum on Coming to Canada in 1837 and Dunsford family in 1838;" gathered 1891 (January 9) 5 pages. c) George Dunsford Reminiscences, taken down by H.J. Wickham, 1894 in Miss Boyd's hand.
Inclusive Dates: 1875-1894
Extent: 15 pages
Restrictions: Not for publication outside of undergraduate essays.


TITLE: Winnett Boyd fonds

Accession Number: 99-008
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, drawings, reports, press clippings, biographical material, photographs, maps, slides, manuscripts, publicity materials and certificates relating to the aeronautical engineering, nuclear engineeering, consulting engineering and political career of Winnett Boyd.
Inclusive Dates: 1907-1983
Extent: 5.25 m, plus 4 large materials folders and 85 rolled drawings, plus 1 maps folder
Restrictions: N


TITLE: 1885-1985 Batoche Fish Creek : Capt. Edward T. Brown

Accession Number: 94-1002
Description: This item is a pamphlet regarding the Brown Memorial rededication at Centenary Park in Peterborough, Ontario.
Inclusive Dates: 12 May 1985
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor John William Burbidge fonds

Accession Number: 12-003
Description: Fonds includes documentation pertaining to the professional and private life of John William Burbidge. Included are his manuscripts of books, articles, and sermons, and student papers. Also included are research materials, offprints of published articles, correspondence with publishers, personal correspondence, lecture notes relating to Professor Burbidge's teaching career at Trent University, and congratulatory letters and cards relating to his retirement from Trent University and election to the Royal Society of Canada.
Extent: 1.1 m of textual records; 30 photographs; 1 compact disc
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Verna Burgess fonds

Accession Number: 97-1007
Description: This fonds consists of a "School Exercise Book" which contains a handwritten biographical sketch of Miss Burgess' "First School", undoubtedly written to be read to the members of the Shakespeare Club at one of their monthly meetings. The 31 loose sheets consist of poems and verse written by Burgess over the years as inspiration or occasion presented.
Inclusive Dates: [191-?]-[198-?]
Extent: 1 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canadian Forum fonds

Accession Number: 82-015
Description: The fonds consists of general correspondence, editorial correspondence, financial and administrative records, editorial records, promotional records, and records of Denis Smith as editor of the Canadian Forum. Also included are photographs and original artworks as well as typescipts of articles, poetry, and short stories.
Inclusive Dates: 1953-1978
Extent: 15 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canadian Forum fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 95-007
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of editorial correspondence, committee records, financial and administrative records of the Canadian Forum magazine.
Inclusive Dates: 1976-1988
Extent: .8 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: David Langley Carley fonds

Accession Number: 95-022
Description: This fonds consists of personal correspondence written by and to playwright David Langley Carley. It also includes draft manuscripts, playscripts and production notes for Hedges, Midsummer Nights Madness, Stranger in my House, Joyful Jim, Georgia, Booster McCrane M.P., Blizzard, Writing With Our Feet, Mother Gets Her Wings, South on Bay, Birthday Girl, Weinzweig, Spinning Jesus, Auntie Goes Down Under, Iron Age, Into, Susanna, Vanishing Point, Sanctuary, The Swing Era, What Friends Do, Ashburnham, Taking Liberties, Scoop, Kawartha, and Sister Jude.
Inclusive Dates: 1985-1994
Extent: 2.1 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: David Carley fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 98-003
Description: This addition to the Carley fonds contains draft and final manuscripts of Carley plays which he has written or edited: Losing Paradise, A View From the Roof, Airplay (edited collection), Scoops, Susanna, Writing With Our Feet and Sister Jude. Also contains, publicity materials, copies of the Kawartha Sun (which Carley edited: these are shelved separately on the newspaper shelves), correspondence, materials regarding Amnesty International of which Carley was an active member.
Inclusive Dates: 1978-1996
Extent: 56 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: David Carley fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 02-013
Description: Fonds consists of manuscripts, notes, correspondence, publicity materials, audio cassettes and computer disks relating to the following plays written by David Carley: My Beautiful Mom, Memoirs of Montparnasse (by John Glassco; dramatisation by Carley), Two Passing Ships, Walking on Water, The Edible Woman (based on the novel by Margaret Atwood), Big Box, and The Morning Scoop.
Inclusive Dates: 1997-2002
Extent: 30 cm of textual records 3 audio cassettes 5 computer disks
Restrictions: N 


TITLE: David Carley fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 05-010
Description: Fonds consists of draft manuscripts, publicity materials, programs, and research notes pertaining to David Carley plays: "The Edible Woman," "Walking on Water," "Test Drive," "Orchidelirium," a radio and stage production on the life and work of poet Al Purdy.
Inclusive Dates: 1999-2004
Extent: 37 cm of textual records
Restrictions: N


TITLE: David Carley fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 08-011
Description: Fonds consists of draft manuscripts, publicity materials, programs, and research notes pertaining to David Carley plays, articles and projects. Also included is Carley's personal correspondence, job and grant applications, and grade school essays and memorabilia.
Inclusive Dates: 1962-2006
Extent: 2.5 m of textual records; ca. 10 photographs
Restrictions: N


TITLE: David Carley fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 08-014
Description: Fonds consists of draft manuscripts, publicity materials, programs, and research notes pertaining to David Carley plays: The Trouble With Leo, The Last Liberal and the Final Hour.
Inclusive Dates: 1997-2008
Extent: 30 cm of textual records; 12 cm of audio visual materials
Restrictions: N


TITLE: David Carley fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 13-004
Description: Fonds consists of correspondence, draft manuscripts, posters, cds, publicity materials, and contracts related to plays of David Langley Carley. Plays and/or episodes in this addition include Backbencher, The Sweaters, Taking Liberties, 5 Hot Plays, Opera on the Rocks, Afghanada, The Taming of the Dude, American Detour, The Brief, Conservatives in Love, Trevi Fountain, Drive Home Dramas, Clockwork Twin, Last Liberal, The Final Hour, and others.
Inclusive Dates: 1967-2009
Extent: .8 m of textual records. -- 10 compact discs.
Restrictions: N


TITLE: George Y. Clement fonds

Accession Number: 00-1000
Description: This fonds consists of four typed manuscripts written by George H. Young for his children in [1913]. The titles of the manuscripts are as follows: "Historical Paper No. 1. Notes of 1869-70. The Red River Settlement at times spoken of as Fort Garry" (33 pages); "Historical Paper No. 2. The Fenian Raid of October 1871 into Manitoba" (21 pages); "Historical Paper No. 3. Being the first paper of the rebellion of 1885" (22 pages); "Historical Paper No. 4. Re. The half breed and Indian insurrection of 1885" (22 pages). There are references throughout to Louis Riel.
Inclusive Dates: [1913]
Extent: 4 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Alfred O.C. Cole collection

Accession Number: 04-024
Description: This collection consists of correspondence, interview audio cassettes and notes, and manuscripts relating to Alf Cole's book, Trent: The Making of a University, 1957-1987.
Inclusive Dates: 1957-1990
Extent: 42 cm of textual records, 75 audio cassettes
Restrictions: Restricted until 2012


TITLE: Jean Murray Cole fonds

Accession Number: 99-1000
Description: 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, etc.
Inclusive Dates: [before 1999]
Extent: 1 folder
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Jean Murray Cole fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 03-009
Description: Fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, published papers and booklets, and research materials relating to the many papers, articles, and books written by Jean Murray Cole.
Inclusive Dates: 1968-2001
Extent: 42 cm of textual records; 1 photograph
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Jean Murray Cole fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 05-016
Description: Fonds consists of research notes, reports, and clippings on indigenous peoples in the Peterborough area, Margaret Laurence, Catharine Parr Traill, and local historical subjects.
Inclusive Dates: 1980-2003
Extent: 24 cm of textual records
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Jean Murray Cole fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 08-007
Description: Fonds consists of manuscripts and research materials pertaining to Jean Murray Cole's biography of Chief Factor Archibald McDonald, entitled Exile in the Wilderness, and her published compilationof Archibald McDonald's letters, entitled This Blessed Wilderness. Also included are extensive research materials on Ranald McDonald (son of Archibald McDonald). Other research relates to Peterborough area settlers including the Strickland family (Catharine Parr Traill and Susanna Moodie), Frances Stewart, and Sandford Fleming. Materials encompass all aspects of research, correspondence with descendants, papers given by Cole, newspaper and magazine articles, maps, and photographs. The fonds also contains Cole's files on "Edwardian Peterborough" (a conference held in May 2005).
Extent: 1.6 m of textual records; 7 computer discs, ca. 45 photographs, 3 maps
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Commission on Canadian Studies fonds

Accession Number: 86-031
Description: This fonds consists of briefs, correspondence, memoranda and responses to "To Know Ourselves" and "Some Questions of Balance".
Inclusive Dates: 1970-1986
Extent: 19 m
Restrictions: Permission of the University Archivist.


TITLE: Cooper & Beatty, Limited fonds

Accession Number: 97-015
Description: This fonds consists of miscellaneous designs by Cooper & Beatty, Limited, Toronto, for adds, invitations, cards, etc. Also included are various designs with the Trent University crest, as well as Cooper & Beatty's "The Metal Book" with available type settings on metal plates.
Inclusive Dates: 1956-1996
Extent: 11 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Harley R. Cummings fonds

Accession Number: 00-001
Description: This fonds consists of primary research material and the manuscript and photographs for Harley R. Cummings' book, "Early Days in Haliburton". The fonds also consists of correspondence, including letters from the Honorable Leslie Frost, photographs, maps, and an original 1863 surveyor's diary for Eyre Township. Also included are the C.R. Stewart diaries, dated 1902-1904. C.R. Stewart (1826-1905) was resident agent for the Canadian Land and Immigration Company and was the first settler in the Village of Haliburton. In his diaries he refers to Colonel Samuel Hughes and Mossom Boyd. Stewart's son, C.E. Stewart (1851-1921) was editor of the "Bobcaygeon Independent". The fonds also includes several historical papers and publications written by Cummings and others.
Inclusive Dates: 1863-1999
Extent: .75 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Harley R. Cummings fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 01-009
Description: Fonds consists of maps and plans of the Ottawa and Haliburton areas, time-books of Bronsons and Weston logging firm, and photographs of the building of a railway, and of the Haliburton area. Included also are research material and manuscripts relating to books which Harley R. Cummings wrote about schools in the Ottawa area, and on the history of Haliburton. Included are notes on John Strachan and a transcript of his diary.The fonds also includes several genealogical charts of the MacCallum family.
Inclusive Dates: 1864-1999
Extent: .5 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Harley R. Cummings fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 04-006
Description: Fonds consists of documents and photographs relating to Harley Cummings' education and military career; his research notes, correspondence, and manuscripts relating to family history and Ottawa schools history; and miscellaneous scrapbooks.
Inclusive Dates: 1864-1999
Extent: 60 cm of textual records; 50 photographs
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Harley R. Cummings fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 08-022
Description: Fonds consists of Harley Cummings' research material for Early Days in Haliburton, published in 1963. Included are original wage lists, letters, receipts, accounting records, and agreements of the Ottawa logging company, Bronsons and Weston, with several documents relating to their York Branch operation. Documents relating to business transactions with the Boyd lumbering company of Bobcaygeon, and with individuals along the Peterson Road and Bobcaygeon Road who provided supplies and lodging for the workers comprise a part of the holdings. Mentioned are the Egan Farm in Dungannon Township, Hastings County, and the Bruton Farm on the Peterson Road in Haliburton County. There are references, too, to the operation of cadges between locations (commercial carriers which transported supplies by horses and sleigh/buggy). Also included are copy maps; photographs; notes; handwritten transcriptions of diaries of Alexander Niven and of Mrs. C.R. Stewart; and photographs of Lillian de Grassi Boyd, the Blomfield [Blumfield] family of Lakefield, and the Strickland homestead in Lakefield.
Inclusive Dates: 1869-1963
Extent: 19 cm of textual records; 15 photographs : 13 negatives
Restrictions: N


TITLE: The Cunning Man: A Novel / Robertson Davies

Accession Number: 04-1014
Description: Item consists of the uncorrected manuscript proofs of The Cunning Man: A Novel written by Robertson Davies.
Inclusive Dates: 1994
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: James W. Curran fonds

Accession Number: 74-006
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, copies of articles, and manuscripts relating to the book "Here Was Vinland" (Sault Ste. Marie, 1939). It also includes family papers and miscellanea. The correspondence includes letters from C.E. Brown, L. Burpee, Dr. T.P. Christennen, Dr. K. Christofferson, J.E. Dodd, A.J. Erikson, E. Greenaway, Judge A. McComber, the Smithsonian Institute, V. Stefannson, and others.
Inclusive Dates: 1938-1967
Extent: 15 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Blodwen Davies fonds

Accession Number: 91-001
Description: This fonds consists of research material, manuscripts, published articles and correspondence of Blodwen Davies with the Saskatchewan Arts Board and the National Museum.
Inclusive Dates: 1928-1968
Extent: 91 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Alfred Tennyson De Lury fonds

Accession Number: 80-016
Description: The fonds consists of original and copies of letters from Elizabeth C. Yeats, William Butler Yeats, J.B. Yeats, George Russell and others to Professor A.T. De Lury relating to Irish literature, poetry, and Irish politics. It includes some typescript copies and photocopies of all letters. The topics covered by the correspondence include Caula Press, Abbey Theatre, Irish theatre as well as other topics.
Inclusive Dates: 1910-1939
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: F.M. de la Fosse fonds

Accession Number: 92-1007
Description: This fonds consists a photocopy of a manuscript written by de la Fosse describing his brief experience in the Canadian West. There is a short introduction by Sylvia Boorman as well as concluding remarks. Two pages are missing and are mentioned by Sylvia Boorman in her introductory letter which accompanies the manuscript. The introductory letter is dated July 5, 1990.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied [between 1990 and 1992]
Extent: 220 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Richard Dellamora fonds

Accession Number: 00-003
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, research material, manuscripts and publications pertaining to the scholarly works of Professor Richard Dellamora. The materials relate largely to his publications, which include "Masculine Desire" (1990), "Apocalyptic Overtures" (1994), "Postmodern Apocalypse" (1995), "The Work of Opera" (1996), and "Victorian Sexual Dissidence" (1999), as well as several journal articles. Research notes encompass such nineteenth-century writers as Walter Pater, Oscar Wilde, John Ruskin and Algernon Swinburne.
Inclusive Dates: 1969-2000
Extent: 2.3 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Richard Dellamora fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 08-015
Description: This addition consists of material pertaining to "Friendship's Bonds," grants and other research records created by Professor Dellamora.
Inclusive Dates: 1986-2006
Extent: 1.2 m
Restrictions: Diaries are restricted until the death of Professor Dellamora


TITLE: Professor Richard Dellamora fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 09-002
Description: This addition consists of further research materials relating to Dellamora's work on Oscar Wilde and others. Also includes conference papers and articles. Also included are Professor Dellamora's correspondence regarding Theory, Culture and Politics at Trent University and correspondence with reviewers, colleagues and other authors. Many files relate to the "Friendship" book.
Inclusive Dates: 1979-2008
Extent: 60 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Richard Dellamora fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 12-005
Description: Fonds consists of materials related to the writing career of Professor Richard Dellamora. Documents include manuscripts, published articles and offprints, conference papers, book reviews, and contracts and correspondence with publishers.
Inclusive Dates: 1999-2011
Extent: 12 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Richard Dellamora fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 14-006
Description: Fonds includes correspondence, notes, manuscripts, published articles, conference papers, and book reviews related to the writing career and personal life of Professor Richard Dellamora.
Inclusive Dates: 1996-2013
Extent: 24 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Margaret Doxey manuscript

Accession Number: 97-014 :
Description: This manuscript is a 1984 revised typescript, with original proofs, of Professor Margaret Doxey's publication, "The Contemporary World". Included are original maps used in the publication.
Inclusive Dates: 1984
Extent: 6 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Wayland Drew fonds

Accession Number: 99-012
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, documents, and manuscripts. Included are personal letters, articles, essays, journals and daily planning books, research notes, drafts of books and plays in manuscript form (including an unpublished first novel), royalty statements, photographs and documentation on the novelizations of the films "Corvette Summer," "Dragonslayer," "Batteries Not Included," and "Willow". Also included are materials regarding the film, "Places Out of Time."
Inclusive Dates: 1931-1995
Extent: 2.6 m, plus one large materials folder
Restrictions: Permission of the University Archivist required for access to Box 1, and Box 2 Folders 1-22.


TITLE: Early Canadian Life. -- Vol. 2, No. 10

Accession Number: 91-1010
Description: This item is a magazine in tabloid newsprint format dealing with articles on Canadian history. This item is Vol.2, from November 10, 1978.
Inclusive Dates: Oct. 1978. -- Oakville, Ontario: Goldenglow Publications Limited
Extent: 1 issue
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Federal Cultural Policy Review Committee fonds

Accession Number: 86-032
Description: This fonds consists of minutes, briefs, correspondence, reports, newspaper and magazine articles. Also included in the fonds are records relating to public hearings of the Federal Cultural Policy Review Committee.
Inclusive Dates: 1975-1985
Extent: 2.5 m
Restrictions: Permission of the University Archivist.


TITLE: Mary Ferguson fonds

Accession Number: 75-1029
Description: The fonds consists of manuscripts of poetry; printed poems of Alice Roger Collins; and two letters from Alice Roger Collins (October 30, 1946; February 21, 1948) discussing personal matters, post World War II conditions, and her teaching of music at Walkerton, Ontario. The poetry is presumably by A.R. Collins, some of which is dedicated to 'Fergie' - in ink and pencil, and of a religious nature.
Inclusive Dates: 1913-1948
Extent: 36 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Charles Foran fonds

Accession Number: 08-021
Description: Fonds consists of correspondence, research materials and drafts of Charles Foran's books and articles. Correspondents include David Manicom and various publishers. Also included are personal correspondence, research regarding Foran's M.A. thesis and publishing records.
Inclusive Dates: 1975-2008
Extent: 1.5 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Diane Forrest fonds

Accession Number: 16-003
Description: Fonds includes manuscript drafts, interview notes, correspondence with editors and clients, writing contracts, and research materials pertaining to the writing career of Diane Forrest.
Inclusive Dates: ca. 1977-2004
Extent: 2.6 m of textual records
Restrictions: Diane Forrest retains copyright to all materials written by her. Permission of the donor required to access this fonds until the year 2020.


TITLE: Eugene A. Forsey collection

Accession Number: 99-1004
Description: This collection consists of four papers written by Eugene A. Forsey: Canada, 1967, an address by Eugene Forsey, at University of Western Ontario, September 26, 1966; A "Special Status" for Quebec?, [September 12, 1967]; The Problem of "Minority" Government in Canada, n.d.; Concepts of Federalism: Some Canadian Aspects, n.d.
Inclusive Dates: [ca. 1966-1967]
Extent: 1 folder
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Friends of the Bata Library fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 87-019
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of administrative records relating to the Friends of the Bata Library.
Inclusive Dates: 1978-1986
Extent: 15 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Leslie M. Frost fonds

Accession Number: 77-024
Description: This fonds consists of the personal and collected papers of the Honourable Leslie M. Frost, former Premier of Ontario. It contains correspondence; letter books from World War I through his legal and political career to post-retirement phase of public and private directorships; scrapbooks of Leslie Frost and his wife Gertrude; and historical files on various subjects, including the Frost family, the Carew family, various political figures, and Victoria, Peterborough and Haliburton Counties. The fonds is especially valuable for the study of Conservatism and it includes collected campaign material from 1891 to 1971, material on federal and provincial elections, and original and copied historical material on many individuals and events. Also included in the fonds are photographs, miscellaneous graphic materials, and audio visual materials.
Inclusive Dates: 1798-1973
Extent: 36.6 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Robert Frost photographic fonds

Accession Number: 83-1001
Description: The fonds consists of 2 black and white photos of the poet Robert Frost.
Inclusive Dates: 1962
Extent: 2 photos
Restrictions: N


TITLE: The Greatest Show on Earth / R. Murray Schafer

Accession Number: 04-015
Description: Item is a typed multi-part copy of R. Murray Schafer's The Greatest Show on Earth. It is comprised of Patria 3, The Greatest Show on Earth, final copy, June 1986, Introduction; plus parts A through K.
Inclusive Dates: 1986
Extent: 6 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Cyril Greenland fonds

Accession Number: 96-1005
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence between Cyril (and Jane) Greenland and Blodwen Davies. There are references to Blodwen's research on Maurice Bucke, and also to her Mennonite involvements, and other personal matters. There is also a letter from Robertson Davies to Blodwen regarding her research on Bucke in which he also refers to the Feinberg-Walt Whitman collection.
Inclusive Dates: 1962-1966
Extent: 1 folder
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Dr. Edwin C. Guillet fonds

Accession Number: 74-003
Description: This fonds consists of the original and collected papers of E.C. Guillet, relating to his works and research on the Trent Valley/Peterborough/Kawartha area. Included is correspondence, primarily with George M. Douglas and Helen Marryat; maps (photocopies); newspaper articles regarding above area; collected manuscripts of historical authors; photographs; and Guillet's own unpublished manuscript of Canadian Literary Pioneers.
Inclusive Dates: 1632-1970
Extent: 45 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peter Gzowski fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 95-008
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of manuscripts, correspondence, permission forms, cassette tapes and interviews mostly relating to "The Fifth Morningside Papers" but also material relating to "The New Morningside Papers" and "The Fourth Morningside Papers".
Inclusive Dates: 1986-1993
Extent: 30 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peter Gzowski fonds

Accession Number: 92-015
Description: This fonds consists of original manuscripts, research material, correspondence, and transcripts relating to Peter Gzowski and the "Morningside Show" broadcasts of the Canadian Broadcast Corporation as well as photographs of Peter Gzowski and other people. Also included in the fonds are business contracts and correspondence from listeners, to the show, from across Canada. There are also materials relating to Peter Gzowski's radio career.
Inclusive Dates: 1955-1991
Extent: 8 m
Restrictions: Personal letters may not be quoted without permission of the writer. CBC tapes may not be reproduced. Folder 24 in Box 1.


TITLE: Peter Gzowski fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 98-010
Description: This fonds consists of letters addressed to Peter Gzowski and the CBC radio show "Morningside". It also consists of manuscripts, correspondence with publishers, etc.
Inclusive Dates: 1980-1997
Extent: 3 m 39cm
Restrictions: Personal letters may not be quoted without permission of the writer.


TITLE: Peter Gzowski fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 99-015
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of manuscripts for the "Morningside Years" and "Friends, Moments, Countryside", correspondence between Peter Gzowski, McClelland and Stewart and other editorial staff. There are 'mail bag' and 'ROA' (read on air) letters addressed to the Morningside show, some of which are included in the "Morningside Years." Also included is one complete radio program schedule and a program for "Peter Gzowski's Invitationals play the Winter Garden." There are also nineteen computer disks consisting of letters, transcripts of "Morningside" interviews, and chapters of the "Morningside Years". Twenty-four audio cassette tapes of Gzowski's interviews with various Canadian authors and scientists are also included. As well, there are a total of six photographs of Peter Gzowski and his staff.
Inclusive Dates: 1988-1998
Extent: 50 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peter Gzowski fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 01-004
Description: Fonds consists of letters written to Peter Gzowski in his role as broadcaster for CBC's "Morningside" show. The hundreds of letters include such subjects as literacy, Prime Minister Jean Chretien, and Edith Babb. Also included are contracts, correspondence, notes, and memos relating to Peter Gzowski's career with CBC; records relating to Gzowski's association with the "Peter Gzowski Invitational Golf for Literacy" tournament; Gzowski's association with Ridley College, and Trent University (Margaret Laurence tribute, Timothy Findley conference, chancellorship); and greeting cards, personal calendars, photographs, family genealogical information, and correspondence relating to awards received. The fonds also includes correspondence, partial manuscripts, and notes relating to various books which Gzowski has written.
Inclusive Dates: 1986-1999
Extent: .8 m
Restrictions: Personal letters may not be quoted without permission of the writer.


TITLE: Linden Hall fonds

Accession Number: 89-008
Description: This fonds consists of one photograph album, dating from around 1910 to the 1960's. There are assorted programmes and flyers, mostly from Middlebury College, Vermont and this includes programmes for the Coronations of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. Also included in the fonds is a 1924 newsletter for Franklin Square House (Girls' Home) and the "Second Book of Verse" by Betsey Buttles with some loose greeting cards and poems.
Inclusive Dates: [ca. 1910-1969]
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Spencer J. Harrison fonds

Accession Number: 99-010
Description: This fonds consists of 4 boxes of materials related to the life and works of Spencer J. Harrison, artist and gay activist.
Inclusive Dates: 1962-2000
Extent: .75 m
Restrictions: This fonds is open, except for Box 1 folders 12, 13, and 14 which are restricted until July 1, 2009.


TITLE: Spencer J. Harrison fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 03-001
Description: This fonds consists of 1 box of materials related to the life and works of Spencer J. Harrison, artist and gay activist.
Inclusive Dates: 1990-2002
Extent: 32 cm
Restrictions: Open


TITLE: Professor Brian Heeney fonds

Accession Number: 81-010
Description: This fonds consists of corrected proofs and original annotated typescript of a book by Professor Brian Heeney titled "A Different Kind of Gentleman: Parish Clergy as Professional Men in Early and Mid-Victorian England." The book constitutes Volume V of the Studies in British History and Culture Series, published for The Conference on British Studies and Wittenburg University by Archon Books.
Inclusive Dates: 1976
Extent: 13 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Margaret Heideman fonds

Accession Number: 95-014
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings and the M.A. thesis of Margaret Heideman of Peterborough, Ontario. Most of the correspondence is from Robertson Davies who was editor of the Peterborough Examiner and for whom Heideman wrote book reviews.
Inclusive Dates: 1948-1968
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Dorothy Choate Herriman fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 94-019
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of diaries, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and newspaper clippings of Dorthy Choate Herriman. The fonds includes material on the Canadian Authors Association, Carol Cassidy Coates and other poets and writers. Newspaper clippings, original illustrated layout, biographical information, author's proof and a bound copy of "Mater Silva" are also included in the fonds. There is also an annotated copy of editor John Garvin's "Canadian Poets".
Inclusive Dates: 1912-1972
Extent: 45 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Dorothy Choate Herriman fonds

Accession Number: 92-010
Description: This fonds consists of poems, drafts of poems, clippings, and correspondence of Dorothy Choate Herriman, poet and author of "Mater Silva."
Inclusive Dates: 1916-1970
Extent: 91 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Ross Irwin fonds

Accession Number: 85-010
Description: This fonds consists of research materials collected by Professor Irwin for his book on Mariposa Township, Victoria County. Material added August, 1992 includes a copy of "Mariposa: The Banner Township" and a series of 8 scrapbooks created by Mrs. Alex McIntyre of Oakwood, Ontario and donated via Professor Irwin. Additions of 1994 include slides of Lindsay, Ontario and other scenes in Victoria County taken in approximately the 1960's. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: 1893-1980
Extent: 1.2 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Pauline Johnson fonds

Accession Number: 89-013
Description: This fonds consists of numerous notes and correspondence of Evelyn Johnson pertaining to her sister Pauline, to family history and to the affairs of the Six Nations Indian Reserve. There are newspaper clippings dating from 1881 to 1936 on Pauline Johnson and on Indian concerns of the time. Poems written by and collected by Pauline Johnson; Correspondence of Pauline Johnson, G.M. Ferguson, Chief G.H.M. Johnson and Allan Johnson are also included.
Inclusive Dates: 1870-1937
Extent: 30.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds

Accession Number: 87-005
Description: This fonds consists of working papers, galley proofs and manuscripts of articles for the Journal of Canadian Studies.
Inclusive Dates: 1977-1980
Extent: 30.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 88-015
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence relating to administration and editing of the Journal of Canadian Studies published at Trent University, Peterborough.
Inclusive Dates: 1973-1985
Extent: 25.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 91-006
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of manuscripts of articles which were submitted to the Journal of Canadian Studies for publication.
Inclusive Dates: 1986-1987
Extent: 25 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 92-011
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of manuscripts of articles for issues from Volume 22, No. 1, (Spring, 1987) to Volume 26, No. 3 (Fall, 1991). There is also drafts of articles and correspondence concerning film in Canada.
Inclusive Dates: 1975-1991
Extent: 1.5 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 95-017
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of manuscripts of articles published, and reject letters generated by the editors of the Journal of Canadian Studies.
Inclusive Dates: 1983-1994
Extent: .75 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 96-009
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence, minutes and budget statements relating to the operation of the Journal of Canadian Studies office and the publication of the Journal. There are also manuscripts of articles which had been submitted for publication.
Inclusive Dates: 1978-1996
Extent: 2 m
Restrictions: Box 1, Folder 16


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 97-008
Description: This fonds consists of working papers, galley proofs and manuscripts of articles for the Journal of Canadian Studies.
Inclusive Dates: 1996-1997
Extent: 32 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 98-016
Description: This fonds consists of manuscripts of articles for the Journal of Canadian Studies, vol.32, #1-3. Also included is correspondence with authors.
Inclusive Dates: 1996-1997
Extent: 25 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 01-008
Description: Fonds consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and working papers of the Journal of Canadian Studies, Volume 32, No.4 through Volume 35, No. 3.
Inclusive Dates: 1997-2000
Extent: 1.1 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 03-004
Description: Fonds consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and working papers of the Journal of Canadian Studies, Volume 35, No.4 Winter 2000-2001, and Volume 36, No. 1 (Spring 2001).
Inclusive Dates: 2000-2001
Extent: 30 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 03-011
Description: Fonds consists of one box of manuscripts, correspondence, and working papers of the Journal of Canadian Studies, Volume 36 No.2 through Volume 37 No.1, and Volume 37 No.3 and No.4. (Note: the papers for Volume 36 No.2 through Volume 37 No.1 are incomplete and there are no papers for Volume 37 No.2).
Inclusive Dates: 2001-2003
Extent: 30 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 04-012
Description: Fonds consists of manuscripts and correspondence relating to the Journal of Canadian Studies, Volume 38 Number 1 & Number 2. Also included is a folder of Journal of Canadian Studies correspondence and editorial board meeting minutes and agendas dated 1985-1990.
Inclusive Dates: 1985-2004
Extent: 18 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 05-011
Description: Fonds consists of correspondence and manuscripts relating to Vols. 38.3, 39.1, and 39.2 of the Journal of Canadian Studies.
Inclusive Dates: 2004-2005
Extent: 30 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 06-003
Description: Fonds consists of correspondence and manuscripts relating to Vols. 39.3, 40.1, and 40.2 of the Journal of Canadian Studies.
Inclusive Dates: 2005-2006
Extent: 30 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 07-003
Description: Fonds consists of correspondence and manuscripts relating to Vol. 40, Number 3 of the Journal of Canadian Studies.
Inclusive Dates: 2006
Extent: 19 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 08-002
Description: Fonds consists of 2 boxes of correspondence and manuscripts relating to the Journal of Canadian Studies. Box 1 is comprised of materials relating to Volume 41.1 (Folders 1-12), Volume 41.2 (Folders 13-22), Volume 41.3 (Folders 23-33), and Box 2 is comprised of materials relating to Volume 42.1.
Inclusive Dates: 2007-2008
Extent: 44 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 10-005
Descriptions: Fonds consists of four boxes of correspondence and manuscripts relating to the Journal of Canadian Studies. Box 1 is comprised of materials relating to Volume 42.2 (Spring 2008); Volume 42.3 (Fall 2008); and Volume 43.1 (Winter 2009). Box 2 is comprised of materials relating to Volume 43.2 (Spring 2009); Volume 43.3 (Fall 2009); and Volume 44.1 (Winter 2010). Box 3 is comprised of material relating to Volume 44.1 (continued from Box 2). Box 4 is comprised of material relating to Volume 44.2 (Spring 2010).
Inclusive Dates: 2008-2010
Extent: .8 m of textual records
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 15-005
Description: Fonds consists of six boxes of correspondence and manuscripts related to the following issues of the Journal of Canadian Studies: Volume 46.2 (Spring 2012) located in Box 1 Folders 1-17; Volume 46.3 (Fall 2012) located in Box 1 Folders 18-25 and Box 2; Volume 47.1 (Winter 2013) located in Box 3 Folders 1-12; Volume 47.2 (Spring 2013) located in Box 3 Folders 13-19 and Box 4; Volume 47.3 (Fall 2013) located in Box 5; and Volume 48.1 (Winter 2014) located in Box 6.
Inclusive Dates: 2011-2014
Extent: 1.5 m of textual records
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 16-006
Description: Fonds consists of four boxes of correspondence and manuscripts related to the following issues of the Journal of Canadian Studies:
Volume 48.2 (Spring 2014) located in Box 1 Folders 1-11;
Volume 48.3 (Fall 2014) located in Box 2 Folders 1-11;
Volume 49.1 (Winter 2015) located in Box 3 Folders 1-13;
Volume 49.2 (Spring 2015) located in Box 4 Folders 1-8 (Note: Not all folders pertaining to Volume 49.2 were received)
Extent: 1.4 m of textual records
Access: Open


TITLE: Kawartha Heritage fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 84-007
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of galley proofs and research notes collected prior to publication of "Kawartha Heritage", 1981. The fonds also contains correspondence about the Kawartha Heritage Festival held the same year.
Inclusive Dates: 1980-1981
Extent: 17 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Kawartha Heritage fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 87-017
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of notes, correspondence and documents relating to the publication and sale of "Kawartha Heritage".
Inclusive Dates: 1981-1982
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Walter Kenyon fonds

Accession Number: 97-1001
Description: This fonds consists of two binders enclosing the typescript of a narrative called "Rivers of Ice, the Voyage of Captain George Tyson." When the safety of the ship is threatened by being crushed in the ice, a contingent take refuge on a large ice floe. The narrative follows their vicissitudes and ultimate rescue.
Inclusive Dates: [19-]
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Martha Ann Kidd fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 99-014
Description: This fonds consists of the manuscript of the publication "Historical Sketches of Peterborough" by Martha Ann Kidd and Louis Taylor. Also included are unbound sections of the publication, a newspaper clipping, and the invitation list for the book launching.
Inclusive Dates: 1988
Extent: 6 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Kenneth E. Kidd fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 93-011
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence, research notes, newspaper clippings, art catalogues, manuscripts relating to Paul Kane; anthropological research, Irish literary personalities, native art, culture and artifacts, cutlery and trade beads. Also included are personal records of Professor Kidd and his career at the Royal Ontario Museum and Trent University.
Inclusive Dates: 1935-1991
Extent: 10 m
Restrictions: Diaries closed (Boxes 9, 10 and 11). Research materials and Trent University materials open.


TITLE: Professor Kenneth E. Kidd fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 05-014
Description: Fonds consists of notes, manuscripts, papers and articles by Professor Kenneth Kidd; research materials in the form of photographs, maps, and copies of articles and diaries; family correspondence; genealogical information relating to the Kidd and Jebb families, and 2 numbered Fred Saggashi prints.
Inclusive Dates: 1930-1992
Extent: 80 cm of textual records; 22 computer disks; ca. 130 photographs
Restrictions: The photographs relating to native peoples in Box 2 are copy photographs and are available for research purposes only; researchers wishing to have copies made must request them from the repositories that house the original photographs.


TITLE: Martha and Kenneth Kidd fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 14-012

Description: Fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, research materials, and manuscripts and published articles related to the careers and the private lives of Martha and Kenneth Kidd.
Inclusive Dates: 1917-ca.2010
Extent: 1.1 m of textual materials; ca. 1000 photographs; 20 slides; ca. 10 microfilm reels; ca. 1200 photograph negatives
Restrictions: Some photographs are reproductions of originals located in other archival repositories or with governmental agencies. These were copied by Kenneth Kidd and then donated to Trent University Archives through the estate of Martha Kidd. We will make single copies for research purposes but ask that researchers attempt to locate the originals in the institution which owns them for publication purposes.


TITLE: Margaret Laurence letters

Accession Number: 97-1028
Description: This accession consists of three letters, one dated January 27, 1981, one April 6, 1982, written by Margaret Laurence to Mary E. Hamilton, a college acquaintance, and one dated September 8, 1986. In the first, which is a photocopy, Laurence expresses her delight in the book "And Some Brought Flowers...", a copy of which Hamilton must have sent to her. She praises the illustrations and the text and suggests that her delight be passed on to Mary Alice Downie and E.J. Revell, co-authors of the book. In the second letter, which is an original, Laurence graciously acknowledges Hamilton's use of a quote in publicizing the "Flower" book. She also comments on the possibility of being nominated for the Nobel prize, asserting that her body of work is much too slim. An additional letter from Laurence dated September 1986 and addressed to Elizabeth Ritchie was forwarded to Trent University Archives in 1999 by the Canadian High Commission in London, England. The letter had been found inside a book and concerns Laurence's prognosis of cancer and her desire to complete her memoirs.
Inclusive Dates: 1981-1986
Extent: 3 letters
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Margaret Laurence collection

Accession Number: 92-1004
Description: This collection consists of items taken out from the collection of books from the Margaret Laurence collection at Catharine Parr Traill College. Publications by Laurence which are referred to include "The Prophets Camel Bell", "Long Drums and Cannons", "The Christmas Birthday Story", "The Diviners", "Six Darn Cows" and "Manawaka works". Other records have information which refers to, or are from, Helen Margaret Buss, Philip Shirley, Scott Hutcheson, Angus Mowat, Al Purdy, William Ready, and the book "Poet Cop" by Hans Jewinski.
Inclusive Dates: 1963-1980
Extent: 1 folder
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Anna Leveridge fonds

Accession Number: 73-1000
Description: This fonds includes the letters of Anna Leveridge, written to her mother and family friends in England, describing their boat trip to Canada and pioneer life in the backwoods of Hastings County, Ontario, near Coe Hill, Marmora, and Millbridge. The fonds also includes family genealogy and photographs.
Inclusive Dates: 1883-1972
Extent: 2 cm (2 folders)
Restrictions: N


TITLE: John Tylor Lyon family fonds

Accession Number: 80-032
Description: This fonds consists of photocopies of records of John Lyon Tylor's family members. It includes the correspondence of William Plummer, 1871-1891 regarding Northern Ontario and Sault Ste. Marie development; manuscript speeches of Robert Adam Lyon, MPP Algoma, 1870-1885; a note of William D. Lyon, MPP Halton, 1919; letters from Robert W. Service and Bill Sime to Harold Tylor relating to memories of the Yukon Territory, literary and personal matters; and newspaper clippings including an obituary of Robert Service.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied 1980
Extent: 6 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Roy MacGregor fonds

Accession Number: 16-001
Description: Fonds consists of correspondence, research materials, drafts of books, articles, magazines, and biographical materials relating to the MacGregor family. Also included are letters of congratulations to Roy MacGregor upon his receiving journalism and book awards; reviews of books by MacGregor; and personal correspondence regarding his books.
Inclusive Dates: 1966-2015
Extent: 1.5 m of textual records -- 11 photographs
Restrictions: Open, except for Box 1 folders 20 and 21 which are restricted


TITLE: Professor John Marsh fonds

Accession Number: 03-002
Description: Fonds consists of materials relating to conferences, colloquiums, and workshops in which Professor John Marsh was involved, and to courses taught by Professor Marsh at Trent University. Also included is miscellaneous correspondence, and reports, submissions, papers, articles, and books written by and edited by professor Marsh. Included in the fonds are four photographs and six cassette tapes.
Extent: .4 m of textual records, 4 photographs, 6 cassette tapes
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Charles Vincent Massey fonds

Accession Number: 89-1010
Description: This fonds consists of manuscripts of three poems by Wilson MacDonald: "The Song of the Undertow", "A Song to the Valiant", and "Graduation Day". There are ten pages of play titles with short critiques and names of publishers. Also included in the fonds are two letters from A. Maclaren giving lists of plays and authors, dated 1922 which are addressed to Vincent Massey.
Inclusive Dates: 1922-1967
Extent: 1 folder
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Eliza Jane (Hughes) McAlpine fonds

Accession Number: 97-1037
Description: This fonds consists of a two-volume biography of Eliza Jane (Hughes) McAlpine, 1854-1938, written by her grandson, Wallace McAlpine, fifty years after her death. The biography contains the Hughes family history from the Napoleonic era, follows Eliza's parents to Canada in the 1840's, describes the marriages of her siblings, and gives a fine sense of life in Durham County in the early years of Canada's nationhood. Eliza's battle with spinal meningitis is recounted. The volumes trace the events, joys, and sorrows of the sizeable Hughes family, the accomplishments of Eliza's husband, Dr. John McAlpine, and the experiences with horses and subsequently automobiles. The extraordinary impact of Hardy's "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" is described. The famous Sir Sam Hughes was Eliza's brother and some of his exploits are described. Eliza's tour of Europe is described as it took place just before the outbreak of World War I. Lt. A.A. MacLeod's story is told. There is an account of Lt. Col. Cyril D.H. McAlpine's fateful expedition in the Arctic; a biographical sketch of J.W.L. Foster who painted a portrait of Eliza; an account of M.P. Tom Stinson's visits with Eliza; Eliza's disgust with Vicki Baum; her pleasure in talking with Chief Paudash; and finally her death and its aftermath. The volumes provide a wide, varied sketch of the times in which the events transpire. Attached to the pages within the volumes are approximately 30 photographs, most of which are portraits, and are both in black and white, and colour.
Inclusive Dates: [1988]
Extent: 2 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Minne E. McHolm fonds

Accession Number: 72-1002
Description: The fonds consists of the typescript memoirs of Minnie E. McHolm of her life in Frome, Somerset, England, to March 1913, then the memoirs of life as a domestic on the Canadian prairies, outside of Regina, to December 1920. The fonds also includes two booklets of Mrs. McHolm's poetry, "The Indiscretion of Mary Jane" and "Sunset at Golden Hill."
Inclusive Dates: 1876-1920
Extent: 10 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: William O. Mitchell fonds

Accession Number: 83-1020
Description: The fonds consists of three copies of 8 X 10 black and white photographs of William O. Mitchell used in "Profiles in Canadian Literature" (Dundurn Press).
Inclusive Dates: [196?]
Extent: 3 photographs
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Susanna Moodie fonds

Accession Number: 69-1001
Description: This fonds consists of two letters. One is from Susanna Moodie to Mrs. Katie Vickery, Susanna Moodie's daughter, which is undated, and the other is from from her publisher in England congratulating her upon the success of "Roughing it in the Bush" and enclosing a contract for a subsequent book entitled "Mark Huddleston". A watercolour by Susanna Moodie was also donated at the same time but accessioned later (see 89-1062).
Inclusive Dates: 11 Aug. 1852-13 Aug. 1852
Extent: 8 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Susanna Moodie fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 89-1062
Description: This item is a watercolour of chrysanthymums which was "designed from nature" and dedicated "To dear Victor with grandmother's kind love". This watercolour was painted by Susanna Moodie and donated at the same time as some correspondence.
Inclusive Dates: 31 August 1875
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Francis J.A. Morris fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 80-034
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of records created by Frank Morris. The fonds is arranged into the following series: correspondence, manuscripts and typescripts; postcards of the British Isles and Canada; photographs and negatives of botanical species from field trips; glass lantern slides of flowers, fine arts, museums, and scenes of Europe; and maps, mostly of Great Britain and Ontario.
Inclusive Dates: 1869-1949
Extent: 2 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Francis J.A. Morris fonds

Accession Number: 74-008
Description: The fonds consists of the correspondence and manuscripts of the Peterborough author and teacher, Francis J.A. Morris, primarily relating to his interests in botany, entomology, and classical and modern literature. The papers include both prose and poetry selections, some of which are unpublished. Morris wrote for diverse journals, among them the Canadian Forum, and the Canadian Entomologist. Also among the papers are published copies of some of his works, and copies of the works of other authors, mainly in the field of natural science and botany or entomology.
Inclusive Dates: 1909-1950
Extent: 1.23 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Alexander Geerardt Mörzer Bruyns fonds

Accession Number: 11-003
Description: Fonds consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings and manuscripts related to the life of Alexander Geerardt Mörzer Bruyns.
Inclusive Dates: 1926-1958; 2009
Extent: 6.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Thomas E.W. Nind fonds

Accession Number: 81-011
Description: This fonds consists of a corrected and annotated copy of a typescript of the second edition of book by Professor Thomas E. Nind titled "Principles of Oil Well Production."
Inclusive Dates: 1980-1981
Extent: 13 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Northway family fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 90-016
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of personal and career-related materials of Mary L. Northway such as cassettes with interviews, family wills, photographs and slides, an honorary doctorate from Trent University, correspondence and documents regarding the transfer of deed of Windy Pine property to Trent University, materials relating to camping and to Nominigan as well as copies of Mary Northway's publications. There are also business-related photographs, correspondence, etc. of John Northway, Mary Northway's grandfather. One file of papers regarding the Neathern Trust was added in 1992.
Inclusive Dates: 1882-1989
Extent: 73 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: The Old Doctor / C.P. Traill. -- 1st ed. -- Edited by Jean Murray Cole. -- Peterborough : Hutchinson House Museum

Accession Number: 86-1000
Description: This item is a booklet published by Hutchison House Museum, Peterborough, containing " The Old Doctor " written by Catharine Parr Traill and introduced by Jean Murray Cole.
Inclusive Dates: 1985
Extent: 1 file
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Ontario's Heritage fonds

Accession Number: 87-007
Description: This fonds consists of research materials pertaining to the publication in 1978 of "Ontario's Heritage: A Guide to Archival Sources".
Inclusive Dates: 1977-1978
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Outlines and notes of twenty-nine years / George W. Bridges

Accession Number: 93-1004
Description: This item is a privately published book inscribed to "my dear friend Mrs. Traill" from "George W. Bridges, Beachly Parsonage June 18, 1862." The book tells of the desertion of Mr. Bridges' wife and the drowning of their daughters in an accident near Jamaica and his efforts to effect a reconciliation.
Inclusive Dates: 1834-1862
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Oxford Bibliographical Society fonds

Accession Number: 93-004
Description: This fonds consists of three published volumes pertaining to the Oxford University Press. The volumes are "The First Minute Book of the Delegates of the Oxford University Press, 1668-1756", "A Bibliography of Francis Quarles" and "William Blackstone and the Reform of the Oxford University Press in the Eighteenth Century".
Inclusive Dates: 1943-1957
Extent: 6.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Howard T. Pammett fonds

Accession Number: 77-010
Description: The fonds consists of photocopies, originals and typescripts, brought together by Howard Pammett, of newspaper articles and unpublished articles on a variety of subjects such as Mossom Boyd, lumbering in the Kawarthas, Katherine Wallis, Peterborough Canoe Company, Trent Valley Navigation Company, and steamboats on the Trent-Severn system. The newspaper articles are from the "Progress of Peterborough" series by Pammet (Peterborough Examiner, 1950-51). The unpublished articles are "A Survey of Kawartha Lumbering 1815-1965" by Pammet and "The Peterborough Canoe" by Donald Cameron. There is also correspondence of Katherine Wallis, Mossom Boyd, and the Trent Valley Navigation Company.
Inclusive Dates: 1819-1908; 1950-1975
Extent: 15 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peterborough Historical Atlas Foundation fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 87-016
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of assorted correspondence, notes and documents of the Peterborough Historical Atlas Foundation.
Inclusive Dates: 1975-1987
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peterborough Historical Atlas Foundation fonds

Accession Number: 84-005
Description: This fonds contains galley proofs, correspondence, art work, page proofs, boards for deluxe copy and cover, clippings, press releases and research data collected prior to the publication of the Peterborough Historical Atlas.
Inclusive Dates: 1974-1978
Extent: .35 m, 1 Large Materials drawer, and 1 Map Cabinet folder
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Fortnightly Club fonds

Accession Number: 75-1004
Description: This item is a typescript of an address to the Fortnightly Club by Ralph C. Honey, describing the production of the Centennial book, "Peterborough: Land of Shining Waters." The address was written March 14, 1967.
Inclusive Dates: Transcribed [ca. 1975]
Extent: 26 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peterborough's Architectural Heritage / Martha Ann Kidd

Accession Number: 84-006
Description: This item is a corrected carbon text of "Peterborough's Architectural Heritage" edited by Martha Kidd and published in 1978.
Inclusive Dates: 1978
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Michael Peterman fonds

Accession Number: 15-002
Description: Fonds is comprised of research material, notes, typescripts, manuscripts, and correspondence pertaining to Winona, or, The Foster Sisters, co-edited and published by Professor Michael Peterman and Professor Len Early (Peterborough: Broadview Editions, 2007).
Inclusive Dates: 1996-2009
Extent: 30 cm of textual records; 1 computer disk
Restrictions: Open, except for The Backwoods of Canada by Catharine Parr Traill (1836) which is restricted until 31 December 2024. Most of the research material is comprised of photocopies of articles and chapters from various newspapers and publications; this material may not be reproduced or quoted directly without appropriate consent.


TITLE: Thomas W. Poole fonds

Accession Number: 74-1004
Description: This fonds consists of original letters from Thomas W. Poole to H.B.B. Alley, a London (Canada West) businessman, describing social life, medical practice, employment practice, employment opportunities and personal topics. The letters were all written while Poole lived in Norwood, Canada West.
Inclusive Dates: 1854-1864
Extent: 2 cm (1 folder)
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peppermint and Abraxas Press fonds

Accession Number: 86-013
Description: This fonds consists of publications and broadsides from Abraxas and Peppermint Press.
Inclusive Dates: 1975; 1980-1985
Extent: 8 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Fern Rahmel fonds

Accession Number: 88-003
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, radio scripts for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, book reviews and other written records by Fern Rahmel.
Inclusive Dates: 1944-1975
Extent: 30.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Fern Rahmel fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 97-1020
Description: This fonds consists of newspaper clippings and magazine articles by and about Robertson Davies (including a newspaper clipping of his obituary); Fern Rahmel's articles "Robertson Davies: Wonder-Worker" and "Robertson Davies: "Teacher"-Director"; the stage manager's copy of Robertson Davies' play "King Phoenix" staged at Peterborough Little Theatre; correspondence between Robertson Davies and Fern Rahmel; and a photo of Brenda Davies and Robertson Davies.
Inclusive Dates: 1945-1995
Extent: 2.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Fern Rahmel fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 94-005
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of materials relating to F.M. de la Fosse which includes research notes compiled by Fern Rahmel, a taped lecture by Rahmel and miscellaneous correspondence as well as an annotated manuscript for "Young Bloods" by F.M. de la Fosse.
Inclusive Dates: 1930-1994
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Fern Rahmel fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 10-002
Description: Fonds consists of diaries, photographs, correspondence, certificates, play scripts and playbills, research material, speeches, short stories, reviews and critiques, genealogies, newspaper clippings and greeting cards related to the life of Fern Rahmel. Also included is a panoramic photograph entitled Sirmilik Hoodoos Panorama by Dr. Roberta Bondar, framed and presented to Rahmel by Trent University.
Inclusive Dates: 1887-2009
Extent: 70 cm of textual materials; ca. 750 photographs
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Aureen Richardson fonds

Accession Number: 02-004
Description: Fonds consists of photographs, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings related to Aureen Richardson and her family, and to her genealogical research and historical research on events and people in the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham and Hastings County.
Inclusive Dates: 1811-2000
Extent: 3.5 m of textual records and other materials
Restrictions: N 


TITLE: Professor Barbara Rooke fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 88-021
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of the research work of Professor Barbara Rooke with special reference to Samuel Taylor Coleridge and his works.
Inclusive Dates: [ca. 1940-1975]
Extent: 86 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: William Breyfogle fonds

Accession Number: 89-1071
Description: This fonds consists of a bibliography of William Breyfogle's works and a biography. Also included is a photograph of Breyfogle which was taken by Roy Photo Studio, Peterborough in November, 1938. The covering letter from Velma McWilliams who compiled the bibliography is included as well.
Inclusive Dates: 1938-1987
Extent: 1 file
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Gordon Roper fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 95-015
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence, clippings, research notes and bibliographies. Subjects include Robertson Davies, Margaret Laurence, Herman Melville and the New England Transcendentalists. The correspondence is mainly between Roper and Davies.
Inclusive Dates: 1933-1987
Extent: 43 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Gordon Roper fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 97-1000
Description: This fonds consists of two Christmas greeting cards sent to the Ropers by Ned and Vi Pratt. The card dated 1953 called "Night" with woodcut illustration by their daughter, Claire Pratt, contains a simple seasonal greeting. The other card, undated, contains a poem called "Magic in Everything", and is embellished with pen and ink decorations by Claire Pratt. Both cards are enclosed in a Trinity College envelope. Also included are three paper fragments: a typewritten one presumably quoting an aphorism by Pratt; a handwritten note referring to pages 380 and 396 in the volume "Collected Poems" in Roper's handwriting; and another reference to page 230.
Inclusive Dates: 1953 [195-?]
Extent: 5 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Gordon Roper fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 99-005
Description: This fonds consists principally of research materials for a paper entitled "A Caddy Chronicle," written by Gordon Roper, in collaboration with Gordon Dibb, April 14, 1998.
Inclusive Dates: 1893-1998
Extent: 34 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Gordon Roper fonds

Accession Number: 87-002
Description: This fonds consists of clippings, correspondence and notes mostly concerning Robertson Davies.
Inclusive Dates: 1948-1984
Extent: 30.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Gordon Roper fonds. Additions

Accession: 05-005
Description: Fonds consists of publications and off-prints of Professor Roper, Roper's degrees of M.A. and Ph.D. from University of Chicago, and correspondence with Walter Blair, Margaret Laurence, Robertson Davies, and George Johnston.
Inclusive Dates: 1938-1998
Extent: 12 cm of textual records; 8 audio cassettes
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Douglas Sadler fonds

Accession Number: 90-002
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, speeches and publications created by and collected by Douglas Sadler.
Inclusive Dates: 1955-1990
Extent: 61 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Douglas Sadler fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 95-016
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of articles and booklets written by Frank Morris; manuscripts and published articles by Douglas Sadler; correspondence, minutes of meetings relating to Sadler's involvment in environmental and naturalist issues and activities; correspondence relating to Teacher's College and several issues of the Young Naturalist.
Inclusive Dates: 1898-1993
Extent: 1 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Douglas Sadler fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 96-001
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of bird spotting forms for the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas and Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas error forms. Also included in the fonds are numerous publications and newsletters from various naturalist clubs across Ontario.
Inclusive Dates: 1930-1990 ; predominant 1952-1959
Extent: 61 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Deryck M. Schreuder fonds

Accession Number: 81-009
Description: The fonds consists of page proofs and uncorrected typescripts of book by Professor Deryck M. Schreuder in the Cambridge Commonwealth Series: "The Scramble for Southern Africa, 1877-1895: the Politics of Partition Reappraised."
Inclusive Dates: 1977
Extent: 4 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Munroe Scott fonds

Accession Number: 99-001
Description: Fonds consists of various scripts and manuscripts, films, audio cassettes, etc., and related correspondence. Also included are photographs and personal correspondence.
Inclusive Dates: 1946-1996
Extent: 5.7 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Munroe Scott fonds. Additions

Acession Number: 17-005
Description: Fonds is comprised of materials pertaining to the life and career of playwright and author Munroe Scott. Included are miscellaneous correspondence files as well as manuscripts, correspondence, copyright permissions, research files, publicity materials, and reviews pertaining to his several books and plays. Included are 39 cassette tapes (and transcripts) of interviews by Munroe Scott with Dominion Sculptor Eleanor Milne and with authors, artists, and academics associated with Milne's work.
Inclusive Dates: 1949-2014
Extent: 1.8 m of textual records -- 39 cassette tapes -- 1 computer disk
Restrictions: This fonds is available for research purposes only. Copyright and literary rights to most materials are held by Munroe Scott.


TITLE: Dennis Patrick Sears interview fonds

Accession Number: 83-011
Description: This fonds consists of a transcript and two audio reels containing an interview with Dennis Patrick Sears regarding history of Victoria County, logging, life styles, importance of the church, education, World War I and prohibition.
Inclusive Dates: 1975
Extent: 6 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Ernest Thompson Seton collection

Accession Number: 85-005
Description: This collection consists of memorabilia, magazine articles, correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to Ernest Thompson Seton.
Inclusive Dates: 1886-1984
Extent: 61 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Jean Shearman and Elizabeth Shearman Hall collection

Accession Number: 02-001

Description: Collection consists of a guide to nearly all of the Frances Stewart letters located at Trent University Archives and elsewhere. The guide is a biographical reference tool which indexes all the names which appear in the letters. The indexing locates each name in the approximately 450 letters and gives the corresponding page number in the transcripts (94-006); it provides the source of biographic information, and explains the relationship of each person to Thomas Alexander Stewart and Frances Browne Stewart. The guide is arranged alphabetically by last name and includes hundreds of names, i.e., Sydney Bellingham, Rev. George Brabazon, Rev. Francis Browne, John Burnham, Rev. Mark Burnham, Zaccheus Burnham, Frances Anne Edgeworth, Agnes Fitzgibbon (nee Moodie), Catherine Elizabeth Kirkpatrick (nee Browne), Susanna Moodie (nee Strickland), Robert Reid, Peter Robinson, Captain Charles Rubidge, Frances Stewart (nee Browne), Thomas Alexander Stewart, Samuel Strickland, Catharine Parr Traill (nee Strickland), and Robert Waller (complete list of names attached below). The guide, which was researched and compiled by Jean Shearman and Elizabeth Shearman Hall, is a tremendous piece of work and is an invaluable resource for researchers.
Inclusive Dates: [2000]
Extent: 42 cm of textual records
Restrictions: N 


TITLE: Arthur James Marshall Smith fonds

Accession Number: 78-007
Description: The fonds consists of the literary and personal correspondence; literary and poetic manuscripts; and typescripts of reviews of anthologies, lectures and essays by and about Arthur J.M. Smith. Also included in the fonds are photographs and prints.
Inclusive Dates: 1926-1977
Extent: 1.3 m
Restrictions: Access to the fonds requires the permission of the University Archivist. Publication or quotation of literary materials can only be made with the permission of literary executor William Toye, Oxford University Press, Canada.


TITLE: Arthur James Marshall Smith fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 80-005
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence, graduate and undergraduate degrees, manuscripts of poems, galley proofs, manuscript sheet music by Violet Archer and Dika Newton, manuscript drafts of Ph.D. thesis and M.A. thesis.
Inclusive Dates: 1924-1978
Extent: 50 cm
Restrictions: Access to the fonds requires the permission of the University Archivist. Publication or quotation of Smith literary materials can only be made with the permission of literary executor William Toye, Oxford University Press, Canada.


TITLE: Arthur James Marshall Smith fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 81-019
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and sound recordings of Arthur James Marshall Smith. It also includes 1981 "In Memorium" items.
Inclusive Dates: 1918-1981
Extent: 25 cm
Restrictions: Permission of Professor Michael Peterman and the University Archivist. Permission of William Toye, literary executor, required for quotation.


TITLE: Arthur James Marshall Smith fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 99-1001
Description: This fonds consists of documents pertaining to Arthur James Marshall Smith, i.e. birth and baptismal documents, a marriage certificate and contract, passports, U.S.A. naturalization documents, his death certificate, etc. Also included is his Governor General Annual Literary Award medal, received in 1944, and two personal photographs dated 1925 and c1932. Correspondence regarding the purchase of the A.J.M. Smith collection by Trent University, and lists of books, hand copied in pencil, are included. Other correspondence addressed to A.J.M. Smith and to Peter Smith from Buffy Glassco, Ralph Gustafson, Leon Edel, and others is included.
Inclusive Dates: 1924-1982
Extent: 1 folder
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Dawn L. Smith fonds

Accession Number: 14-008
Description: Fonds consists of Professor Dawn L. Smith's research on the Spanish Golden Age Theatre revival, post-Franco 1975-1996. The collection includes research materials, newspaper clippings, theatre bulletins, correspondence, notes, and published articles. Also included are copies of two books: Historia de los Teatros Nacionales 1939-1962 and Cuatro Siglos de Teatro en Madrid.
Inclusive Dates: 1981-1997
Extent: 24 cm of textual materials
Restrictions: Permission of Professor Dawn L. Smith is required to access this fonds. On 1 January 2020, the material will become unrestricted.


TITLE: Professors Dawn and Denis Smith fonds

Accession Number: 14-009
Description: Fonds consists of manuscript copies, correspondence, newspaper clippings, research materials, and notes related to the English translation by Professors Dawn and Denis Smith of the 1998 edition of El Ultimo dia de Salvador Allende by Oscar Soto. The English title is The Last Day of Salvador Allende: a Chronicle of the Assault on La Moneda Palace, Santiago de Chile.
Inclusive Dates: 1998-2001
Extent: 12 cm of textual records; 2 computer disks
Restrictions: Permission of Professor Dawn L. Smith or Professor Denis Smith is required to access this fonds. On 1 January 2020, the material will become unrestricted.


TITLE: Professor Denis Smith fonds

Accession Number: 86-001
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence with Board of Governors of Trent University and other Trent records. It also contains research records for a book by Professor Denis Smith called "Bleeding Hearts, Bleeding Country" and records relating to his editorialship of "Canadian Forum".
Inclusive Dates: 1963-1981
Extent: 90 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Denis Smith fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 02-012
Description: This addition contains correspondence, research notes, manuscripts relating to Gentle Patriot (biography of Walter Gordon), Diplomacy of Fear (Canada and American relations during the period of the cold war), and the career of Smith at Trent University, as editor of the Canadian Forum and Journal of Canadian Studies. Also included are texts and notes fro lectures, opinion pieces, book reviewsa and symposia.
Inclusive Dates: 1969-2000
Extent: 1.5 m
Restrictions: Permission of Professor Smith is required to access the fonds.


TITLE: Professor Denis Smith fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 04-019
Description: Fonds consists of research notes re RCMP, and Prisoners of Cabrera. Also included is a translation of the book on Pinochet.
Inclusive Dates: 1958-2001
Extent: 90 cm of textual records; ca. 7 photographs; 2 cartoons
Restrictions: Boxes 3 and 4 are restricted for 10 years.


TITLE: Professor Denis Smith fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 12-008
Description: Fonds consists of essays, opinion pieces, research notes and correspondence generated by Professor Smith during his career as a political scientist and author. Included are research materials, correspondence, publishing and promotion materials relating to Smith's books on Michael Ignatieff, Ignatieff's World: A Liberal Leader for the 21st Century? (James Lorimer, 2006), and Ignatieff's World Updated: Iggy Goes to Ottawa (James Lorimer, 2009).
Inclusive Dates: 1968-2010
Extent: 1.32 m of textual records
Restrictions: Permission of Professor Smith is required to access the fonds.


TITLE: Professor Denis Smith fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 14-010
Description: Fonds is comprised of research materials, correspondence and manuscript drafts related to Professor Denis Smith's books The Prisoners of Cabrera: Napoleon's Forgotten Soldiers, 1809-1814 and General Miranda’s Wars: Turmoil and Revolt in Spanish America, 1750-1816. Also included are reviews, correspondence, and newspaper clippings pertaining to various other books and articles by Smith, and materials pertaining to Trent University.
Inclusive Dates: 1971-2013
Extent: 1 m of textual records
Restrictions: Permission of Professor Smith is require to access the fonds.


TITLE: Gladys G. Stacey fonds

Accession Number: 15-011
Description: Fonds consists of binders, notebooks, and scrapbooks pertaining to the life and career of Gladys G. Stacey. Included are Stacey's manuscripts, published articles, paintings, and sketches. Also included are family genealogical records; photographs; newspaper clippings; copies of family diaries and diary pages; correspondence; articles by Frederick Stacey; financial records; military records of Stacey children; personal family documents (i.e. passport, birth and death certificates, diplomas, etc.). Included as well are publications containing information about the Stacey and Devlin families.
Inclusive Dates: ca. 1880s-2014
Extent: .65 m of textual records; ca. 250 photographs; 4 published books
Restrictions: N


TITLE: State of English Language Publishing in Canada Conference fonds

Accession Number: 87-018

Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, accounts, notes, clippings and articles relating to the conference held at Trent University on January 24 and 25, 1975. There are also 3 copies of Journal of Canadian Studies edition with papers from the conference.
Inclusive Dates: 1975
Extent: 30.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Stewart family books

Accession Number: 98-005
Description: This accession consists of two books. The first book, The Holy Bible, is a pulpit bible printed by John Baskerville [c.1750], and includes the dedication to King James 1 and the Apocrypha. Handwritten family records, from Thomas A. Stewart's father down through several generations, appear on the inside of the front cover and at the beginning of the New Testament. Included with the bible is a description and history of the book, as provided by Reverend John Shearman. The second book, a notebook inscribed "Frances Browne, 1811", reflects Frances Stewart's taste in verse and sayings and is handwritten except for a few clippings inter-leaved.
Inclusive Dates: [ca. 1750-1900]
Extent: 2 books
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Frances Stewart fonds

Accession Number: 74-1005
Description: The fonds consists of three letters. Two are written to Harriet Beaufort, the third and last one to Maria Noble. Letter #1 (November 9, 1823-December 6, 1823), tells of mail received, the death of Frances' daughter Bessie, description of produce, and of difficulties in communication with Cobourg. Letter #2 (January 27, 1824-February 5, 1824), describes Frances' troubles with servants, of Tom's trip to Cobourg over the Rice Lake/Peterborough Road, and his getting lost on the lake, and her new baby girl. Letter #3, written from Goodwood, (April 11, 1854), tells of Tom's death, and her reflections on it. Transcripts of each of the letters are also included in the fonds.
Inclusive Dates: 1823-1854
Extent: 17 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Frances Stewart fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 78-008
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence of Frances Stewart and her mother's family (the Wallers). Some letters relate to her upbringing in Ireland. The remaining correspondence concerns her life in Douro Township as one of the first pioneers. Frances describes pioneer life and its attendant hardships, the settlement and development of the Peterborough area and Douro Township and social, family, religious and economic life in early Ontario. Some correspondence concerns the publication of 'Our Forest Home'.
Inclusive Dates: 1757-1890
Extent: 25 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Frances Stewart fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 74-1006
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of photocopies of marriage license; abstract of marriage settlement; last will and codicils and attachments; and miscellaneous correspondence. The correspondence includes Stewart to Browne (March 11-13, 1823) - original belongs to Mrs. G.K. Browne of St. Andrews East, Quebec; Stewart to Browne (December 23, 1853) - original belongs to Dunlop Stewart of Oakville, Ontario; and F. Stewart to Sandford Fleming - original belongs to H.T. Pammett.
Inclusive Dates: 1816-1853
Extent: 2 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Frances Stewart fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 92-1002
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of 10 letters (some fragments) written by Frances Stewart to her granddaughter and relatives in England, concerning her pioneer life in the Peterborough area. There is also one photograph of Harriet as young child which was photographed in London, England (biographical information is written on the back of the photograph).
Inclusive Dates: 1854-1870
Extent: 10 letters and 1 photo
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Frances Stewart fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 94-1001
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of three letters written by Frances Stewart to relatives in Ireland. There is also an invoice from a linen draper and haberdasher. A transcript of the letters is also included in the fonds.
Inclusive Dates: 1823-1856
Extent: 1 file
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Frances Stewart fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 97-023
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, an early version of the manuscript of "Our Forest Home", and a copyright document for "Our Forest Home". Also included are drawings, a painting, and house plans.
Inclusive Dates: 1806-1887
Extent: 6.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Frances Stewart fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 77-1006
Description: This item is a photocopy of a book in which Frances Stewart recorded poems written by various people; the language of flowers; and, rules to know peoples' characters by the months of their birth. The dates of the poems range from 1811 to 1868.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied [before 1977]
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Thomas Alexander Stewart collection

Accession Number: 02-017
Description: Collection consists of 12 leather-bound volumes of the plays of William Shakespeare, with "Thos. A. Stewart" bookplates glued on the inside cover of each volume. The volumes are numbered I through XII. Volume XII includes the following bibliographic information: "The Plays of William Shakespeare, from the correct edition of Isaac Reed, Esq., London, Printed for Vernor, Hood and Sharpe, Poultry; and Taylor and Hessey, Fleet Street. 1809." On the final page of each volume, except for Volumes I and II, the following additional information appears: "Stereotyped and printed by A. Wilson, Duke Street, Lincoln's-Inn Fields, London." On the final page of Vol. I, the following information appears: "Stereotyped by Andrew Wilson." Vol. I has the following additional names hand-written on the bookplate: "George A. Stewart", "Louis B. Stewart", and [B] [  ] Stewart". Volumes III, VI, and VIII have "George A. Stewart" added to the bookplate. Handwritten on the bookplate for Vol. IV is "Thos. A. Stewart"; this may be Stewart's signature.
Inclusive Dates: 1809
Extent: 12 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Strickland family genealogy

Accession Number: 83-1021
Description: This item is a genealogy of Samuel Strickland's descendents as compiled by Mr. Angus Baxter.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied [ca. 1983]
Extent: 23 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Elizabeth (Betsy) Struthers fonds

Accession Number: 15-008
Description: This fonds consists of personal correspondence written by and to writer and editor Betsy Struthers concerning publications, teaching and editorial work. It also includes early unpublished and published poems and draft manuscripts, reviews and publicity for Censored Letters, Saying So Out Loud, Running Out of Time, Virgin Territory, Driven, Still, In Her Fifties, Where the Night Comes Closest, Relay, All That Desire: New and Selected Poetry, Found: A Body, Grave Deeds, A Studied Death, Poets in the Classroom and the chipbook, The Flood.
Inclusive Dates: 1958-2015
Extent: .75 m of textual records and other materials
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Sunset of Bon Echo fonds

Accession Number: 94-1000
Description: This fonds consists of 6 volumes of "Sunset of Bon Echo" bound into one copy, as well as one additional copy unbound, which were published by Flora Macdonald Denison in honour of Walt Whitman.
Inclusive Dates: Mar. 1916-May 1920
Extent: 2 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Dennis Dickens Sweeting fonds

Accession Number: 01-013
Description: Fonds consists of an original unpublished manuscript written by Dennis Dickens Sweeting about his life. There is reference throughout to his involvement with theatre. Also included are two letters (1999) addressed to Jean Murray Cole from Beth Clarke-Gilman (niece of Dennis Sweeting) and Dennis Sweeting. These letters concern the reading of Sweeting's manuscript.
Inclusive Dates: 1999
Extent: 6 cm of textual records
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Don Tapscott fonds

Accession Number: 15-003
Description: Fonds is comprised of correspondence, published articles, photographs, slides, and CDs of speeches, interviews, and meetings pertaining to the career of Don Tapscott.
Inclusive Dates: 1981-2012
Extent: 3 m of textual records. -- ca. 60 photographs -- ca. 20 negatives -- ca. 535 slides -- 92 compact disks -- 1 VHS tape
Restrictions: Some of the material in this fonds is comprised of published articles. Copyright applies in all instances.


TITLE: Don Tapscott fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 15-013
Description: Fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, computer tapes, newspaper clippings, speeches, articles, notes, research materials, certificates, name tags, educational records, and employment records pertaining to the life of Don Tapscott both while a student and during his working career.
Inclusive Dates: ca. 1965-2015
Extent: 1.3 m of textual materials; ca. 60 photographs; 3 computer tapes.
Restrictions: Boxes 7 & 8 are restricted.


TITLE: Arthur Thibert dictionary

Accession Number: 04-1001

Description: Item is a 180-page typescript of an Eskimo-French dictionary written by Arthur Thibert in 1932. Included is a note written by Mary M. Parsons in which she explains how she came to type the dictionary.
Inclusive Dates: 1932, [1942]
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Norman Townsend fonds

Accession Number: 90-012
Description: This fonds consists of Norman Townsend's original research material, including extensive field notes, of the Pokomo people of Tana Irrigation Scheme, Kenya; research papers by Norman Townsend (& others); university course outlines & lecture material; bibliographies; correspondence with researchers, universities, and the Canada Council, etc. as well as maps, especially of Africa.
Inclusive Dates: 1962-1979
Extent: 98 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Larry Turner fonds

Accession Number: 98-014
Description: This fonds consists primarily of research materials relevant to Larry Turner's books and activities. The fonds also contains personal correspondence, as well as research and work- related correspondence. Approximately 627 photographs, mostly of random locations in Ontario, are included in this fonds.
Inclusive Dates: 1960-1996
Extent: 5 m 25 cm
Restrictions: None, except for Box 16 Folder 7, which is restricted.


TITLE: Margaret Van Every collection

Accession Number: 97-1032
Description: This collection consists of six published articles and booklets relating to Mary Northway, W.E. Blatz, the Brora Centre and child psychology. It also consists of two photographs, one of Taylor Statten at Camp Ahmek in 1929, and one of Camp Ahmek council members in 1923, with accompanying key to names. Also included is a share certificate issued to Marian Gibson by John Northway and Son, Limited, and 1982 reminiscences of Mary Northway of her days at Glen Bernard Camp.
Inclusive Dates: 1923-1982
Extent: 12 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: "VOX" fonds

Accession Number: 95-1000
Description: This fonds consists of three issues of the University of Manitoba publication "VOX" which contain stories, poetry, editorials, reports and a graduate section which has photographs of the graduates for the year of publication. In all issues there are short stories and poetry written by Margaret Laurence, under her maiden name of Jean Margaret (Peggy) Wemyss. There is also a photograph of her in one of the issues.
Inclusive Dates: 1945-1946
Extent: 3 issues
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor John Wadland fonds

Accession Number: 81-014
Description: This fonds consists of photocopies of the Ernest Thompson Seton papers from the American Museum of Natural History, New York, and the Seton Museum, New Mexico. Also included are photocopies of articles about Seton and research notes for Professor John Wadland's thesis "Ernest Thompson Seton: Man in Nature and the Progressive Era, 1880-1915." Also contained within the fonds are original records and brochures.
Inclusive Dates: 1880-1976
Extent: 0.9 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor John Wadland fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 83-020
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of photocopies of correspondence of Anya Seton; a play called the "Rufus letters" 1890; a manuscript of a play; and an unpublished autobiography. The fonds also contains original manuscript and typescript articles by Elise Thompson including an interview, biographical notes and photocopies of articles on Seton. There are also photocopies of letters and documents pertaining to Seton's relationship with Grace Seton. As well in 1992 an inventory list was added of all Seton paintings in Philmot Ranch, Cimarron, New Mexico, including an inventory of Seton paintings in the Smithsonian as well as correspondence regarding a Seton painting.
Inclusive Dates: 1890-1976
Extent: 20 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Keith Walden fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 14-015

Description: Fonds consists of research materials and correspondence pertaining to Professor Walden's writing and teaching career. Also included are folders of personal correspondence.
Inclusive Dates: 1970-2009
Extent: 1 m of textual records
Restrictions: Some of the correspondence in Boxes 4 and 5 is restricted: permission of Archivist required to access these boxes. Photocopied articles from books and journals not to reproduced or quoted directly without appropriate consent.


TITLE: Phyllis White collection

Accession Number: 99-006
Description: This collection consists of research material pertaining to sailing directions in Lake Ontario in 1815-1816; a photocopy and typescript of "Captain W.F.W. Owen's journal & memoirs of the back or Northern Communication between Lakes Ontario and Huron, 1817"; and a photocopy of "Elias Smith, Loyalist, Letter Book, 1799-1800" with accompanying typed indexes. Also included is a copy of "A History of Elias Smith U.E. 1736-1820, patentee of Hope Township and Merchant of Montreal" by Phyllis White, 1990, and a copy of "Oaths of Allegience sworn before William Willcocks, J.P. 1800-1806 and Robert Baldwin 1800-1812" compiled by Phyllis White, 1997.
Inclusive Dates: 1990-1997
Extent: 7 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Bernice Winslow (Dawendine) fonds

Accession Number: 98-008
Description: This fonds consists of a published copy of "Iroquois Fires: The Six Nations Lyrics and Lore of Dawendine" by Bernice Loft Winslow; a video tape of an interview of Dawendine by Donald Smith in 1993; an audio cassette of Dawendine talking, recorded in 1972; three reel to reel tapes donated [to Dr. Smith] by Helen Rothwell; and two cassette tapes, the first of which includes an interview of Dawendine by Betty Kennedy in 1963 and an introduction by Jane Coventry at the Ontario Camping Association, and the second of which is of Dawendine telling stories at Camp Waseosa.
Inclusive Dates: 1963-1995
Extent: 8 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Scott Young fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 95-001
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of Scott Youngs' correspondence with family members and agents. There are also photographs of Scott Young as well as newspaper and magazine articles written by Young.
Inclusive Dates: 1957-1993 ; predominant 1982-1993
Extent: 1 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Scott Young fonds

Accession Number: 90-003
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, draft manuscripts, interview tapes and research notes pertaining to biographies of Foster Hewitt and Conn Smythe, etc.; notes and records resulting from Mr. Young's participation in the Royal Commission on Violence in the Communications Industry; and correspondence between Young and fellow media personalities including Robertson Davies, Peter Trueman, John Bassett and Pierre Berton. One of the largest series of records relates to the biography of his son, Neil Young.
Inclusive Dates: 1936-1990
Extent: 9.5 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Scott Young fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 92-013
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence, interview tapes and drafts of manuscripts written by Scott Young such as "Powerplay: The Memoirs of Hockey Czar Alan Eagleson" and "The Boys of Saturday Night". The fonds also includes interview tapes of Don Cherry, Ron Harrison, Bill Hewitt, and other hockey coaches, players and team owners. There is also an autographed copy of "War on Ice"; personal correspondence and greeting cards.
Inclusive Dates: 1938-1992
Extent: 1.5 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Scott Young fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 96-002
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of the following series: Personal Papers which includes family and personal correspondence, material from Scott Young's Moscow trip, correspondence and a certificate from Trent University, Dine with the Stars Celebrity Dinner, Scott Young Public School, Dublin Arrangements and Income Tax Returns; Professional Activities which includes papers and correspondence from Interviews and Lectures, Personal Background, Hockey Hall of Fame, Canada Council as well as Reviews; Correspondence with Agency and Publishers; Published and Unpublished Works; and Miscellaneous.
Inclusive Dates: 1975-1995 ; predominant 1992-1995
Extent: 61 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Scott Young fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 06-002
Description: Fonds consists of manuscripts of books and articles by Scott Young, correspondence with publishers, royalty statements, newspaper articles, VHS and cassette tapes, computer discs, photographs, and materials relating to the naming of Scott Young Public School. Also included are family photographs and memorabilia relating to his son, Neil Young.
Inclusive Dates: 1955-1999
Extent: 60 cm of textual records
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Scott Young fonds. Additions

Accession Number. 11-010
Description: Fonds consists of royalty statements, correspondence, reviews, newspaper clippings, project proposals, contracts and agreements, relating to Scott Young.
Inclusive Dates: 1980-2010
Extent: 35 cm of textual records
Restrictions: Permission of the University Archivist required.