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Accession Number: 81-020


Bark family photographic fonds. -- 1910-1958. -- 3 albums.

Biography / History

The Bark family resided in Toronto, Ontario during the early 1900's and spent their vacation time at their cottage, "Lingerlonger Lodge" which was located on the shores of Moore Lake, just south of Minden, Ontario.

Custodial History

This fonds was created by and in the custody of the Bark Family until it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of original photographs taken and collected by the Bark family. It includes: a photograph album of Lieutenant George S. Gray depicting World War I aircraft training scenes; pictures of area in and around Meaford and Collingwood, Ontario; photographs of "Lingerlonger Lodge" located south of Minden, Ontario, on Moore Lake; Sea scout and military photographs; and photographs of a road survey crew north of Dorset, Ontario (field work students from the School of Practical Science, University of Toronto.)


Title based on the family which created the fonds.

The fonds was donated by Mrs. John Bark of Peterborough, Ontario.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

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Box 1


1: Flight Lieutenant Geo S Gray's album, n.d., 1916 -Gray learned to fly before the war in Dayton, Ohio

2: Cottage photos from family album, 1910- 1958

3: Contents as per folder 2, including typed description of Lingerlongerlodge, by CE Potter -includes Sea Scout and military photos, n.d., 1915-1925

4: Assorted loose photos

5: Mounted photos on oversize sheets mostly of road survey crew north of Dorset, pre 1915 (Field work of students from the School of Practical Science, University of Toronto)

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