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TITLE: Ad Hoc Committee to Save Algonquin Park Information Bulletin

Accession Number: 05-1011
Description: This accession consists of bulletins dated 1991-1992 of the Ad Hoc Committee to Save Algonquin Park. Also included is a photocopy of the Bill, An Act to Establish the Algonquin National Park of Ontario, dated 1893.
Inclusive Dates: 1991-1992
Extent: 2 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peter Adams fonds

Accession Number: 97-1031
Description: This fonds consists of three papers written by Peter Adams (one with B.F. Findlay and B.E. Goodison) concerning snow. It also includes his speech notes for a Peterborough Social Planning Council meeting, and two annual reports written in his capacity as M.P.P.
Inclusive Dates: 1976-1990
Extent: 6 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Alternatives fonds

Accession Number: 88-024
Description: This fonds consists of essay submissions, correspondence and financial records which relate to the "Alternatives" magazine when it was published at Trent. There are layouts, original artwork and subscriber information for several issues. Conserver Society Notes, which amalgamated with Alternatives, also has material in this collection.
Inclusive Dates: 1971-1985
Extent: 10 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Captain Thomas Gummersall Anderson diaries fonds

Accession Number: 77-1014
Description: This fonds consists of two typescripts of diaries written by Captain Thomas G. Anderson. The first diary consists of reminiscences of his early life, covering the years from 1795 to 1800 (10 pages). The second diary was written while Captain Anderson was the visiting Superintendent of Indian Affairs at Cobourg, Canada West from September to December 1849. It includes an account of a journey to settle an Indian land claim on Lake Superior and Lake Huron (34 pages).
Inclusive Dates: Transcribed [before 1977]
Extent: 44 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Annapolis Royal, indenture

Accession Number: 75-1021
Description: This item is an indenture between the Duke of Marlborough and Robert Wroth, for supplies received from regimental stores to aid in tracing deserters. Wroth was adjutant to Governor Phillip's regiment.
Inclusive Dates: 14 Mar. 1719
Extent: 2 pages
Restrictions: N


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: Gilbert and Stewart Bagnani fonds

Accession Number: 94-016
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, family biographical information, notes and research for speeches, alderman election materials, accounts, land ownership documents, business records and newspaper clippings pertaining to the personal and political career of John Beverley Robinson. Also included in the fonds is research material of Mrs. Forsyth Grant, daughter of J.B. Robinson and President of the Women's Canadian Historical Society of Toronto.
Inclusive Dates: 1798-1919
Extent: 1.5 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Robert George Barclay fonds

Accession Number: 75-002
Description: This fonds consists of the working papers of R.G. Barclay including correspondence, notes and drafts relating to a history of unemployment insurance which was written by Barclay; correspondence, memoranda, press clippings regarding guaranteed annual wage plans and health insurance; correspondence and clippings regarding pensions; miscellaneous correspondence and papers; and photographs of Unemployment Insurance Commission staff and landscapes. The fonds also includes correspondence, memoranda, memorabilia and photographs regarding the "'53 Varieties".
Inclusive Dates: 1932-1961
Extent: 20 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Leslie Barker fonds

Accession Number: 97-018
Description: This fonds consists of three notebooks filled with newspaper clippings which reflect the exploits and accomplishments of three generations of the Barker family, and which incidentally reveal much of contemporary life. The first notebook dated 1860-1905 speaks mainly of the life of Dr. Edward John Barker, founder and editor of the Kingston newspaper "The British Whig", and later the daily "Whig." Dr. Barker's son, R.W. Barker, postmaster, and later postal inspector in London, Ontario, is the second figure of consequence in this volume. R.W. Barker apparently had a good voice and the record shows his participation in entertainment on many occasions. The second notebook deals primarily with the life of Captain R.K. Barker in the Boer War. It covers dates 1899-1901 (& some later), and reveals in significant detail the involvement of the Canadian contingent in the Emperial campaign. The third book, 1915-1919, recounts the Canadian contribution to World War I as revealed in newspaper articles (primarily Toronto newspapers), with some references to Lt. Col. R.K. Barker and his brother Capt. W.D.P. Barker.
Inclusive Dates: 1860-1919
Extent: 3 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: The Honourable James K. Bartleman fonds

Accession Number: 15-004
Description: Fonds is comprised of correspondence, photographs, daily schedules, notes for remarks and speeches, brochures and pamphlets, and other documents pertaining to The Honourable James K. Bartleman.
Inclusive Dates: 2002-2010
Extent: 14 m of textual records and related materials
Restrictions: Some of the documents in this fonds are restricted. Access is governed by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Requests for access to the restricted records 100 years old or less must be submitted in writing.


TITLE: Henri Bourassa fonds

Accession Number: 77-039
Description: The fonds consists of correspondence, 1891-1935, and articles written by Henri Bourassa for Le Devoir, 1910-1932.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 1967
Extent: 3 reels
Restrictions: The microfilm may not be reproduced for commercial purposes. The texts by Henri Bourassa and the rights to the microfilm belong to the Misses Anne and Marie Bourassa.


TITLE: W.T.C. Boyd fonds

Accession Number: 01-019
Description: Fonds consists of 27 diaries of William Thornton Cust Boyd dated 1878 through 1917. Five of the diaries, 1884-1888, include financial records. The diaries recount the private and public life of Boyd, and include references to his wife, Meta, and their children, and social activities with family and friends including boating excursions and picnics. He refers throughout to Richard Birdsall Rogers (1857-1927), superintending engineer of the Peterborough Lift Lock, in social and business terms, and the two often conduct business relating to the Trent Valley Canal. Activities which Boyd participated in regularly include yachting and boating (on the "Calumet", "Ogemah", and "Ajax"), curling, hunting, gardening, tree planting, playing cards, skating, canoeing, and attending the theatre. He recounts details of the illnesses, deaths and funerals of acquaintances and family members, including his step-brother, Mossom (Mossie) Martin Boyd. Boyd recounts in detail the building of his house by John E. Belcher ([184-]-1915), architect, civil engineer, and surveyor. This house is now operated as Case Manor Nursing Home. The diaries speak of local and federal politics, World War I, and the activities of the church. They also detail the activities of the Lindsay, Bobcaygeon and Pontypool Railway Company, the Trent Valley Navigation Steamship Company, and the day-to-day operation of the family lumbering and cattle/buffalo enterprises.
Inclusive Dates: 1878-1917
Extent: 14 cm of textual records
Restrictions: N


TITLE: British Parliament journal

Accession Number: 02-1004
Description: Item is an original handwritten manuscript of the proceedings of the British Parliament during the reign of James I, dated February 1620 to December 1620. The manuscript is written on rag paper and is 117 pages in length. It is bound in half-calf, and the spine has the inscription: "Phillips MSS 3093." The binder's ticket on the inside cover has the inscription: "Bretherton ligavit 1848."
Inclusive Dates: 1620-1621
Extent: 3 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: George Campbell fonds

Accession Number: 72-1000
Description: The fonds consists of photocopies of letters to George Campbell, mostly from Alex. and James Campbell from Manitoba, outlining working and living conditions in the aftermath of the Red River Rebellion. The letters contain comments on the ethnic nature of the population, farming prospects, and the election riot of November 1871. The letters were written between October 30, 1870 and October 5, 1874.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied [ca. 1972]
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Department of Labour fonds

Accession Number: 79-005
Description: Microfilm copy of portions of R.G. 27, volumes 55-61, in the National Archives of Canada. It includes scrapbooks of clippings on the Winnipeg General Strike and the sedition trials which followed from 1919 to 1920.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 29 Apr. 1975
Extent: 3 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada. Privy Council Office fonds

Accession Number: 76-040
Description: This fonds consists of registers and indices to Orders-in-Council; registers of decisions taken by the Privy Council including number, name and subject, date of receipt in the Privy Council, date of report of committee, date when confirmed in Council and remarks; and an index (1939-1945) of the Cabinet War Committee, with minutes and documents. The records on the microfilm date from 1867 to 1965.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 9 May 1974
Extent: 41 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada. Yukon Territory. Royal Canadian Mounted Police fonds

Accession Number: 76-014
Description: This fonds consists of 12 microfilm reels of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Yukon Territory records which are located in the Public (National) Archives of Canada as RG 18 D, Series 1-4, Old or Series 1-3 New; PAC C-2143 to C-2154. This fonds includes Dawson City Headquarters records (letterbooks and general and local orders); detachment records; and general administration and other records. The records on the microfilm date from 1898 to 1951.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 3 May 1968
Extent: 12 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada. Registrar General. Index books fonds

Accession Number: 76-017
Description: This fonds consists of a group of 28 indexes compiled by the Registrar General's office and its successor, the Registrar's Branch of the Secretary of State including General Indexes, 1651-1954; keys to General Indexes, 1651-1947; indexes relating to Dominion Lands, Indian and Ordinance Lands, grants, deeds, proclamations, quit-claims, commissions, letters patent and others from 1700 to 1965.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 29 Apr. 1975
Extent: 15 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada. Executive Council state and land books fonds

Accession Number: 76-016
Description: This fonds consists of microfilmed records from the National Archives of Canada, including both state records and land records of the Executive Council of United Canada, 1841-1867, those of its predecessors in Upper and Lower Canada, 1791-1841 and in the Province of Quebec, 1764-1791.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 9 May 1974
Extent: 40 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples fonds

Accession Number: 75-015
Description: This fonds consists of minutes, reports, briefs, memoranda, scrapbooks and memorabilia of the Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples which has been divided into the following series: A-1 - Constitution and by-laws; A-2 - minutes - with 4 sub-series - National Commission on the Indian Canadian; Board of Directors: Papers of Executive Director; Committees. B-1 - correspondence; C-1 - Annual Reports and Briefs; C-2 - conferences, conventions, workshops, etc.; C-3 - materials on native and non-native organizations; C-4 - Indian-Eskimo Association - Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples Library; C-5 - Student Volunteer Service: C-6 - applications for employment; C-7 - subject files, arranged alphabetically; D-1 - D-2 - association and divisional financial statements,; E - 1,2,3 - accounts, ledgers, materials from financial campaigns; and F - miscellaneous, photos memorabilia and scrapbooks.
Inclusive Dates: 1956-1973
Extent: 10 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 77-018
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of the records of the Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples arranged in five series : National Office, Toronto 1959-1973; Library and Information Centre 1972-1975; Western Regional Office, Edmonton, 1966-1972; Northwest Territories Regional Office, Yellowknife, 1967-1970; Ontario Native Development Fund, 1968-1971. The fonds includes correspondence, reports, minutes, financial statements, memorandum, and photographs.
Inclusive Dates: 1959-1975
Extent: 11 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canadian Forum. Additions

Accession Number: 89-005
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of records from the Canadian Forum magazine primarily from the years of 1979 to 1986, although some of the material dates back to 1973. Included are manuscripts from most issues between 1979 and 1986, as well as correspondence with the editors.
Inclusive Dates: 1973-1986 ; predominant 1977-1986
Extent: 2 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Ken Choate collection

Accession Number: 01-007
Description: Collection consists of correspondence, 1882-1899, and several envelopes dating 1870s to 1890s, most of which are addressed to Thomas Choate of Warsaw, and Mrs. John Moore [Cettie Choate, daughter of Thomas]; souvenir brochure of pictures of Peterborough, Ontario; Maccabees brochures; approximately 125 stereographs depicting scenery, architecture, and people in the U.S.A., Europe, and Canada; two photographs of the employees of Western Clock Company Limited of Peterborough, Ontario, 1938 and 1944; a temperance meeting poster for Warsaw, Ontario, 1858; and an electoral district of East Durham proclamation broadside, 1924.
Inclusive Dates: 1858-1944
Extent: 6 cm
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: 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: Council of Ontario Universities fonds

Accession Number: 86-005
Description: This fonds consists of minutes of meetings, briefs, reports and press clippings relating to the Council of Ontario Universities.
Inclusive Dates: 1980-1985
Extent: 91 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: County and township proceedings, minutes and financial statements collection

Accession Number: 93-002
Description: This collection consists of municipal proceedings published in pamphlet form from various townships and counties in Ontario.
Inclusive Dates: 1881-1949
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: James Walter Curry fonds

Accession Number: 01-1016
Description: Fonds consists of two letters addressed to J.W. Curry from The General Reform Association for Ontario, requesting that he speak at upcoming meetings; one letter addressed to J.W. Curry from A.J. Reynolds concerning a convention at which a few divisions were not represented; and one letter which is a High Court of Justice exhibit and is addressed to a Mr. Clancy from M.F. Smith, Tremont House, Toronto, and discusses Smith's inspection of cases of corn.
Inclusive Dates: 1902-1908
Extent: 1 cm of textual records
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Joseph H. Daley fonds

Accession Number: 71-1000
Description: This fonds consists of photocopied correspondence, of a political and social nature, mainly from Thomas D'Arcy McGee and John A. McDonald, covering topics such as the entertainment of the Maritime delegates to the Quebec Conference. The correspondence dates from June 5, 1862 to June 21, 1867.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied [ca. 1970-1971]
Extent: 33 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Honourable T.C. Douglas documents

Accession Number: 97-1036
Description: These documents consist of two stapled mimeographed books. The first, dated March 1946 and entitled "The Union of Saskatchewan Indians: The Record of the Establishment of Indian Unity in Saskatchewan" records the minutes of meetings held in Regina, Duck Lake and Saskatoon, and provides names of the Constitution Committee. It also contains reprints of Treaties No.3 and 4. The second book, dated July 1946 and entitled "The Treaties Between Her Majesty, Queen Victoria and The Indians of British North America" contains reprints of Treaties No. 3,4,5,6,7, and 8.
Inclusive Dates: 1946
Extent: 2 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: 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: Joseph James Duffus summons to the Canadian Senate

Accession Number: 95-1015
Description: This item is a parchment document appointing Joseph James Duffus a merchant in Peterborough, to the Senate of the Dominion of Canada in 1940. The Great Seal of Canada is affixed to the document.
Inclusive Dates: 27 Feb. 1940
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: The Earl of Durham / Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. [and] C.E. Wagstaff

Accession Number: 95-1014
Description: This item is a published print of the Earl of Durham by Hodgson & Graves, London on June 11, 1838. The artists were Sir Thomas Lawrence and C.E. Wagstaff.
Inclusive Dates: 11 June 1838
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


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: Edmison, J. Alex fonds

Accession Number: 98-001
Description: This fonds consists of miscellaneous documents including Alexander Edmison's diary, a typescript of "Alex's Day", photographs, etc.
Inclusive Dates: 1837-1975
Extent: 6.5 cm
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: 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: Cecil Gray Frost fonds

Accession Number: 77-025
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, reports, notes and other records relating to the provincial election of 1937, federal election of 1940, Progressive Conservative party conventions of 1938 and 1942, Port Hope conference of 1942, meetings of the Dominion Conservative party in 1944 and 1946. It also includes material regarding the murder trial of John Schell, 1923-25 (C.G. Frost most important early case) and to municipal and school board affairs, Lindsay, 1936-47.
Inclusive Dates: 1923-1947
Extent: 30 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: Leslie M. Frost and Cecil G. Frost fonds

Accession Number: 77-027
Description: The fonds consists of 173 wartime and military letters written by Leslie M. and Cecil G. Frost while on active service during World War I to their parents in Orillia, Ontario. Also included are three letter from Mrs. Frost to Leslie, telegrams relating to wounds suffered by the brothers, and maps of the Passchendale sector. Each item is accompanied by a typewritten memo by Leslie M. Frost, written in 1971, explaining certain references, or expanding on a point touched on in the letters. Both of the brothers comment on military life; politics in both Canada and Great Britain, including the 1917 Canadian conscription issue; their concerns of the welfore of people at home; and their plans, or lack thereof, for after the war.
Inclusive Dates: 1915-1920
Extent: 30 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Archives. Frost Taping Project

Accession Number: 81-003
Description: The fonds consists of 6 oral history tapes on cassettes; photocopies and original drafts of interviews; and final transcripts of interviews by Jamie Benidickson on the subject of Leslie M. Frost. Interviewees include Malcolm Montgomery, Dorothy Swallow, Marjorie Porter, Jack and Eileen Beal, and Bill Leishman.
Inclusive Dates: 1978
Extent: 13 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Duncan Graham fonds

Accession Number: 89-1004
Description: Hon. Duncan Graham was an Independent Liberal Member of Parliament for Ontario North from 1897 to 1900. His papers contain a form letter from the Canadian Pacific Railway dated April 3, 1900; a letter dated October 10 from S.A. Cunningham threatening to withdraw his support for Graham in the next election and a cancelled cheque from Graham and Dougall McQuaig to E.H. Henry dated October 10, 1899.
Inclusive Dates: 3 April 1900-10 Oct. 1900
Extent: 1 folder
Restrictions: N


TITLE: H.H Stevens reconstruction party letter

Accession Number: 92-1006
Description: This item is a photocopy of a letter written by H.H. Stevens January 11, 1968 to a student in History/Political Science 301 in response to questions posed. Stevens writes about the Report of the Price Spreads and Mass Buying Commission, 1934-35, The Canadian Manufacturers Association's complaint, R.B. Bennet's refusal to act, Bennet's removal of Stevens from Conservative Party and the elimination of sweat shop conditions.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied between [1990 and 1992]
Extent: 1 file
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Haliburton, Kawartha & Pine Ridge District Health Council fonds

Accession Number: 04-009
Description: Fonds consists of reports, directional plans, reviews, and proceedings of the Haliburton, Kawartha & Pine Ridge District Health Council (1989-1998). Also included are some meeting minutes of the Well-Being in the Rural Community Task (1995-1996); the Ontario Health Survey Liaison Group (1991-1992); the Creating a Future that Works Healthy Community Group (1994-1995); the District Health Council/Trent Conservation Coalition GIS Meeting with Stanhope Township (1996-1997); the District Health Council/Trent Conservation Coalition/GIS Project Intensification Study Technical Committee (1995-1996); the GIS Technical Committee (1997); and the GIS Planning Task Force (1995-1996).
Inclusive Dates: 1989-1998
Extent: 30 cm of textual records; 4 computer disks
Restrictions: N


TITLE: George W. Hatton letter book

Accession Number: 73-005
Description: The item consists of a letter book of Mr. George W. Hatton, Barrister, member of the firm Hatton & Wood. Subjects dealt with include legal topics, letters to relatives regarding World War I, and local and national conservative politics.
Inclusive Dates: 31 July 1917-25 Aug. 1918
Extent: 998 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: F.W. Haultain fonds

Accession Number: 75-1013
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, a petition, and an election poster. One item, the letter of 1827, relates to another Haultain, perhaps Major-General F.M. Haultain. The remainder relates particularly to F.W. Haultain's military and political careers.
Inclusive Dates: 1827-1879
Extent: 23 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Geta Helme document

Accession Number: 98-1001
Description: This document is a photocopy of a 1914 newspaper clipping written by Geta Helme. In the article, Helme describes her adventures travelling from Bonn, Germany back to England, and includes her contacts with British, American, and German officialdom. The article was published in the "Lancashire Guardian", August 22, 1914.
Inclusive Dates: 1998
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Gavin Henderson fonds

Accession Number: 93-012
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence and reports relating to the National and Provincial Parks Association of Canada as well as the personal papers of Gavin Henderson. There are records on conservation, Quetico Park, the Niagara area such as the American Falls and information on Banff and Jasper National Parks. Included in the fonds is the thesis of George Warecki entitled "Protecting Ontario's Wilderness: A History of Wilderness Conservation in Ontario." Also included in the fonds are various publications on wilderness, outdoor recreation, conservation and naturalist activities. There are also four scrapbooks which contain clippings regarding conservation, parks and the 1972 winter olympics.
Inclusive Dates: 1887-1991
Extent: 1.5 feet
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Gavin Henderson fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 96-012
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence between Gavin Henderson and Professor George Warecki; Harvey Locke when President of Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society; and, the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. The fonds also contain the program and letters of congratulation regarding Gavin's Order of Canada which was conferred in 1993. Records pertaining to the St. Lawrence Islands National Parks and the Thousand Islands Heritage area, early minutes of the Conservation Council of Ontario (1951-1955), brochures published by the Council as well as articles by Gavin Henderson are also included in the fonds.
Inclusive Dates: 1951-1996
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Sir William P. Howland autobiography

Accession Number: 77-1020
Description: This item is a copy of an autobiography of Hon. Sir William Howland as dictated by him in 1906, with 12 appendices and a family tree. Topics covered include Confederation, Red River Colony 1857-58, militia matters, Reciprocity Treaty negotiations of 1865, Reform party politics and separate schools.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied [before 1977]
Extent: 101 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Robert Lloyd Hunter fonds

Accession Number: 87-001
Description: This fonds consists of petitions, proclamations, printed acts, correspondence relating to British North America, Hudson's Bay Company, and the governance of British North America by the British crown. There are records relating to the Red River Settlement, the British Columbia Act and Oregon Territory. Many early maps are included in the fonds.
Inclusive Dates: 1556-1881
Extent: 30.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Robert Lloyd Hunter fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 99-004
Description: This fonds consists of printed Acts of the Government of Canada; guides and pamphlets of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Grand Trunk Railway; and early maps, plans, and promotional brochures of locations throughout Canada.
Inclusive Dates: 1775-1976
Extent: 30 cm & one map folder
Restrictions: N


TITLE: John Huston fonds

Accession Number: 71-006
Description: The fonds consists of correspondence regarding Upper Canada politics, rebellion, papers as Justice of the Peace; militia records; survey records and lists of settlers in 1825 Irish settlement of Emily township, Upper Canada; and photocopies of Huston's survey of Verulam township, 1834, donated by H.T. Pammett. This fonds contains excellent information on the settlement of Emily Township by Irish immigrants sponsored by Peter Robinson and facilitated by John Huston. Included are provision records, location tickets, and also Peter Robinson's signed letters. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: 1818-1849
Extent: 1.5 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Indian Crafts Foundation of Ontario fonds

Accession Number: 91-010
Description: This fonds provides a full view of the history of a well-intentioned but short-lived organization involving native peoples, government and the commercial world. It consists of early plans, minutes and correspondence of the board of directors, the development of a constitution and bylaws, correspondence with government and native groups, craft training experience, inventory and accounting processes.
Inclusive Dates: 1968-1973
Extent: 81 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Richard Johnston fonds

Accession Number: 93-023
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, news releases, newsletters, reports, briefs, research notes, clippings, photographs, agendas and directories relating to Richard Johnston, M.P.P. for Scarborough West (New Democratic Party 1979-1990) and as special advisor to the Toronto Islands. There is information on social issues, poverty, education and women's issues included within the fonds.
Inclusive Dates: 1977-1991
Extent: 1.2 m
Restrictions: Personal information contained in papers restricted for 90 years


TITLE: Richard Johnston fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 94-008
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence (original and third party), news releases, reports and photographs regarding Richard Johnston and his work as New Democratic Party representative in Scarborough West from 1979 to 1990. There are also some papers concerning his work since retiring from politics.
Inclusive Dates: 1979-1991
Extent: 6.5 feet
Restrictions: Personal information contained in papers restricted for 90 years


TITLE: T.D. Johnston scrapbook

Accession Number: 75-1002
Description: This item is a scrapbook of clippings compiled by T. Eversfield (27 Paton Road), on Ontario politics; the United Farmers of Ontario government, hydro, agriculture, public accounts, labor, elections and other items. There is a brief subject index at the beginning of the scrapbook.
Inclusive Dates: 1923-1924
Extent: 200 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Mrs. E. Kayser fonds

Accession Number: 75-1022
Description: The fonds consists of a memoir (photocopy, 8 pages) on Sir MacKenzie Bowell (1823-1917) by his private secretary; and an anonymous scrapbook of clippings relating to Canadian Railways, Laurier, Bourassa, Canadian nationalism and annexationism.
Inclusive Dates: 1916-1917
Extent: 24 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: William Lyon Mackenzie Diaries fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 81-004
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of microfiches of manuscript and typescript diaries and microfiches of typed transcriptions of diaries of William Lyon Mackenzie King dated from 1932 to 1949. These are additions to microfiches purchased in 1975.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 1980
Extent: 270 fiche
Restrictions: N


TITLE: William Lyon Mackenzie King diaries fonds

Accession Number: 75-013
Description: This fonds consists of microfiche copies of manuscript diaries written by King covering his university education, entry into the civil service, achievements as Minister of Labour and his election in 1919 as Leader of the Liberal Party, the Liberal victory of 1921 and the King-Byng controversy. The manuscripts are contained in consecutively numbered fiches. Typewritten transcripts of the diaries are included in a second series of microfiches. Also included are various private typewritten diaries relating to international relations and industrial relations. An index accompanies the microfiches. The records in this fonds range from 1893 to 1931.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 1965
Extent: 223 microfiches
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Stafford F. Kirkpatrick fonds

Accession Number: 75-011
Description: This fonds consists of photocopies of letters written by Stafford F. Kirkpatrick to his brother Alexander in Dublin, with a few to his brother William regarding family and friends, business matters, local news, comments on the political situation in Canada, St. John's Church in Peterborough, Thomas A. Stewart and his family, and the Rebellion of 1837. The records cover the period between April 1831 and November 1851.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied [ca. 1975]
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Labour-Progressive Party flyers and pamphlets collection

Accession Number: 93-1011
Description: This collection consists of eight pamphlets relating to the Labour-Progressive Party.
Inclusive Dates: 1945-1957
Extent: 1 file
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Sir Louis Hippolyte LaFontaine fonds

Accession Number: 71-004
Description: The fonds consists of microfilmed copies of correspondence, memoirs, and copies of documents relating to his affairs, from 1820 to 1864. It also includes extracts from parish registers, from 1634 to 1822.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 27 July 1966
Extent: 9 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Charles Latimer fonds

Accession Number: 95-010
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous documents. The creator of the fonds, Charles Latimer is nephew of Donald Sheridan who was a member of the Industrial Workers of the World. Along with nearly 100 associates, including correspondents represented in this fonds such as David Ingar and Richard Brazier, Sheridan was sentenced to Leavenworth prison for anti-capitalist, anti-militarist opinions during World War I.
Inclusive Dates: 1946-1972
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Liberal Party of Canada. Harrison Conference fonds

Accession Number: 72-006
Description: The fonds consists of records from the Harrison Liberal Conference from November 21-23, 1969 concerning Task Forces on Agriculture, Cities, Communications, the Economy, the Individual, Industrial Relations, International Relations, Poverty, Regional Development, and Student Unrest. The fonds also includes biographies of three of the speakers: E. Beecroft, D. Slater, B. Gross; and an address by John Turner (Hon.) to the Canadian Bar Association September 2, 1969.
Inclusive Dates: 21 Nov. 1969-23 Nov. 1969
Extent: 13 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Dr. Hugh D. Logan fonds

Accession Number: 80-011
Description: The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence and related material regarding Physician's Services Incorporated and the development of pre-paid medical insurance plans in Ontario and Canada. Also included are two maps of the Thunder Bay, Kenora and Rainy River districts.
Inclusive Dates: 1944-1951
Extent: 19 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Lord Simcoe's family photographs fonds

Accession Number: 91-1026
Description: This fonds consists of photographs of some of Lord John Graves Simcoe's relatives. There is one photograph of Aunt Ann Griffin in front of a fireplace. There is one tintype of an unidentified elderly woman and another photograph of an unidentified elderly woman who was photographed by Ewing Photographer of Port Hope and Peterborough.
Inclusive Dates: [ca. 1850-1900]
Extent: 3 photos
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: Professor David Macmillan Collection

Accession Number: 05-003
Description: A disparate collection of documents and correspondence relating to North America, 1680-1920.
Inclusive Dates: 1680-1920
Extent: 40 cm
Restriction: N


TITLE: Professor David Macmillan Collection. Additions

Accession Number: 08-012
Description: Letters from various correspondents in Britain pertaining to all political, military and trade operations of the British empire.
Inclusive Dates: 1612-1932
Extent: 1.75 m
Restriction: N


TITLE: Charles Vincent Massey collection

Accession Number: 99-1005
Description: This collection consists of eleven published reports, addresses, and articles by the Honorable Vincent Massey. Topics include education, art and nationality, drama, external affairs, etc. with respect to Canada. Included also are typed notes compiled at a meeting at which Massey was present, on "Diplomatic Machinery", held in 1931.
Inclusive Dates: 1921-1931
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: Rosemary McConkey Collection

Accession Number: 80-020
Description: This collection consists of 278 slides taken by Rosemary McConkey during her work as a nutritionist in Malaya (1962) and in Nigeria (1965). McConkey was part of a team of medical personnel and scientists from the University of Ohio who undertook surveys of nutritional needs in these two areas. McConkey has supplied a detailed listing of the slides (below) and has also included a 45 r.p.m. recording of the national anthem of Malaya "Negara Ku,", six books relating to the two areas and a map of Malaya. A complete listing of all slides prepared by Rosemary McConkey is available in the Reading Room.
Inclusive Dates: 1963, 1965
Extent: 278 slides, 6 books, 1 map, 1 record
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Brian Marsh McFadzen Collection

Accession number: 08-016
Description: This collection consists of 9 taped interviews (with transcripts) conducted by Brian McFadzen in 1984. Interviewees are reminiscing about Leslie Frost and his brothers Cecil and Grenville. Tapes were made in 1984 and individuals interviewed included: William Davis, Richard Gorwill, Hugh Latimer, Clare Westcott, Alf Cole, Roland Michener, and Marjorie Porter. there are transcripts available. Also included in the collection is an illustrated paper presented by Brian McFadzen, 2006, entitled "The Frost Brothers in Lindsay." Also included is a C.D. of photographs reproduced from Frost scrapbooks showing their homes and offices in Lindsay and portraits of the Frost brothers.
Inclusive Dates: 1984-2006
Extent: 5 cm of textual records, 9 audio tape cassettes, 1 C.D.
Resrictions: Transcripts may not be copied. Tapes may not be copied. The Davis and Gorwill tapes cannot be accessed until after the deaths of the interviewees.


TITLE: Alexander McIntosh fonds

Accession Number: 89-1024
Description: This fonds consists of legal documents which are mostly protests against Alexander McIntosh for promissory notes that were not honored. The protesters are local Peterborough businesses and banks. There are also by-laws and other documents of a legal nature from North Monaghan township including some information on School Sections Nos. 1-4 and a class list for School Section No. 3.
Inclusive Dates: 1867-1899
Extent: 1 file
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Dr. Barclay McKone manuscripts

Accession Number: 97-1011
Description: These manuscripts were written by Dr. Barclay McKone, M.D., and are in typescript format. The first manuscript with the title "Moose Factory Indian Hospital" describes, in addition to a brief historical and geographical background of Moose Factory and its service area, salient treatments used to fight tuberculosis, and the frequent successes. The record comes alive with frequent records of specific cases. A review of cases indicated different characteristics of the disease and its treatment between Indians and Inuit patients. This report also refers to the treatment of other diseases and cases handled by the hospital between 1951 and 1955. The second manuscript with the title "Eastern Arctic Medical and X-Ray Survey 1955" describes in more complete diary-like detail the considerable amount of work done by group #2 of a 3 group expedition in their attempt to grapple with all the medical problems of the eastern Arctic. Again a primary concern is to identify and arrange to treat patients with tuberculosis. The time frame is June to September 1955.
Inclusive Dates: 1951 1955
Extent: 3 cm
Restrictions: The manuscripts are not to be quoted from without permission of the author.


TITLE: Bruce Mickleburgh fonds

Accession Number: 98-009
Description: This fonds consists of pamphlets, correspondence, journals and reports concerning the International Peace Movement, socialism and communism. The fonds originated with Bruce Mickleburgh, a teacher, journalist and activist.
Inclusive Dates: 1939-1963
Extent: 36 cm
Restrictions: None.


TITLE: Millbrook and Cavan Township fonds

Accession Number: 74-021
Description: This fonds is a small collection of historical information on the people, places, mills, organizations in Cavan Township and the Village of Millbrook. Included are reminiscences from pioneer descendants, essays on the Cavan Blazers (an Orange vigilante group), early mills, prominent pioneer citizens and local legends.
Inclusive Dates: [between 1920 and 1940]
Extent: 3 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Miscellaneous graphic materials collection

Accession Number: 04-021
Description: Collection consists of miscellaneous photographs, engravings, posters, broadsides, and a newspaper supplement.
Inclusive Dates: 1830-2001
Extent: 1.2 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Miscellaneous political document collection

Accession Number: 91-1027
Description: This collection consists of a reprint of E. (Elias) Burnham's address to electors in 1844; a Township of Otonabee Treasurer's report from 1877; and an address in support Liberal Candidate, Fraser, of Brighton, Ontario in 1926.
Inclusive Dates: 1844, 1877, 1926
Extent: 1 folder
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Gilbert C. Monture fonds

Accession Number: 97-017
Description: This fonds consists of miscellaneous personal documents relating to Gilbert Monture, including his family tree and a copy of his birth certificate. Also included are various speeches and articles by Monture, correspondence ranging from 1912-1983, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous photographs, materials relating to Pauline Johnson, correspondence and minutes relating to the Canadian Correction Association project "Indians and the Law", and documents regarding an exhibit at the Indian Hall of Fame, Canadian National Exhibition.
Inclusive Dates: 1912-1983
Extent: 47 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: New Democratic Party fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 88-010
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence, notes, documents, newspaper clippings, and campaign records relating to the New Democratic Party in Peterborough. There are also some records relating to the party at the provincial and federal levels.
Inclusive Dates: 1967-1987
Extent: 4 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: New Democratic Party fonds

Accession Number: 83-018
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, minutes and financial records of the New Democratic Party. Most of the material comes from and concerns the Peterborough riding but there is some provincial and federal concerns included in the material. Please note that there are margin notes by Professor Bruce Hodgins.
Inclusive Dates: 1968-1979
Extent: 61 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: New Democratic Party fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 90-013
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of interviews with prominent NDP and labour activists recalling the 1960 by-election in Peterborough, and the early history of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) and the New Democratic Party (NDP) in the riding. As well there are related transcripts; newspaper articles and correspondence.
Inclusive Dates: 1957-1988
Extent: 20 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: New Democratic Party fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 99-013
Description: This fonds consists of campaign materials, meeting minutes, correspondence, publicity materials, and newspaper clippings relating to the New Democratic Party in Peterborough. Also included are some records relating to the Party at the provincial and national levels.
Inclusive Dates: 1987-1998
Extent: 12 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: New Left Movement fonds

Accession Number: 88-020
Description: This fonds consists of protest newspapers, newsletters, journals, essays, and 'left wing' political manifestos written and published between 1964 and 1973. The records cover Canada and the United States.
Inclusive Dates: 1964-1973
Extent: 51 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Northumberland and Durham Counties council / Huston Photographer Cobourg, Ont.

Accession Number: 95-1012
Description: This item is a photograph of the Council members of Northumberland and Durham county from 1907. The photograph also shows counties' gaol, municipal and counties' buildings, and house of refuge. The name "B.K. Van Buren" is taped on the bottom.
Inclusive Dates: 1907
Extent: 1 photo
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Receipt for general expenses of the colony of Quebec in New France

Accession Number: 75-1020
Description: This item is a bill/receipt that was issued on October 1st, 1757 and payable on August 27, 1759 for 900 pounds (livres). The money was to go pay for the general expenses of the colony at Quebec. The document was issued by Monsieur de Boullougne, chief-treasurer or paymaster for the colonies. It was signed in Paris by Boullougne, by the Intendant de la nouvelle France and a witness.
Inclusive Dates: 1 Oct. 1757
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Ontario Advisory Committee on Confederation fonds

Accession Number: 86-030
Description: This fonds contains briefs, clippings, minutes of meetings, agendas, correspondence, press releases and the Deutsch Project papers.
Inclusive Dates: 1965-1974
Extent: 4.6 m
Restrictions: Permission of the University Archivist.


TITLE: Ontario Temperance Federation fonds

Accession Number: 93-017
Description: This fonds consists of scattered issues of The Advocate (published by the Ontario Temperance Federation) from 1955 to 1971; newspaper clippings regarding temperance, the advent of liqour licensing by the Ontario Government and drinking laws in Ontario.
Inclusive Dates: 1945-1971
Extent: 5 inches
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Oral histories : audio cassettes and transcript collection

Accession Number: 96-008
Description: This fonds consists of transcripts of interviews with Peterborough and area citizens concerning their perceptions of the social, cultural, and political aspects of life in Peterborough from the early 1900s to 1974. There are also three cassette tapes forming one interview with Lorna Cotton-Thomas.
Inclusive Dates: 1974
Extent: 6.5 cm
Restrictions: There are no written permissions to accompany this accession. Copyright remains with interviewee and researchers must contact interviewee for permission to quote.


TITLE: Professor Robert Page. Mackenzie Valley Pipeline fonds

Accession Number: 92-006
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence and reports relating to the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline, the Berger Report and inquiry as well as the Committee for an Independent Canada.
Inclusive Dates: 1972-1983
Extent: 61 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Edward A. Partridge fonds

Accession Number: 93-018
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, poetry, diaries and newspaper clippings relating to Edward Partridge. The letters include one commenting on the death of his son in France during World War I. Also included are his writings on vegetarianism and the Masonic order.
Inclusive Dates: 1914-1962
Extent: 5 inches
Restrictions: N


TITLE: William Paterson fonds

Accession Number: 75-005
Description: This fonds consists of personal and political correspondence of William Paterson including personal correspondence of his wife, Lucy, and other family members; political papers, including petitions, copies of timber licences and material on the Six Nations Indians Reserve; notes and drafts of some of Paterson's speeches; and other records including receipts, dinner invitations, family photographs, scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings and loose clippings, and geological survey maps.
Inclusive Dates: 1854-1914
Extent: 1 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Platform of the Grand Association for Ontario of the Patrons of Industry

Accession Number: 91-1009
Description: This item is a one page summary in 13 points of the platform adopted by the Grand Association for Ontario of the Patrons of Industry of North America on Sept. 22, 1891 in London, Ontario.
Inclusive Dates: 22 Sept. 1891
Extent: 1 page
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Sir Robert Peel fonds

Accession Number: 77-038
Description: This fonds consists of six microfilm reels of the correspondence of Sir Robert Peel, 1841-1846, Prime Minister of Great Britain. It includes the Prime Minister's letters, policy, change of government, ministerial crisis and Irish policy.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed [ca. 1976]
Extent: 6 reels
Restrictions: Permission to quote, reproduce or publish contents must be secured from the Librarian, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, U.K.


TITLE: Peterborough Bikeways collection

Accession Number: 97-1033
Description: This collection consists of copies of the agendas and minutes of the first eight meetings of the Steering Committee on Bikeways. Also included are a 1975 Peterborough Bikeway Report (which includes a proposed bicycle trail map), correspondence, etc.
Inclusive Dates: 1975-1976
Extent: 2 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peterborough by-law no.231 broadside

Accession Number: 97-1004
Description: This item is a by-law which sets forth the provisions for granting certificates to tavern-keepers or other gaming houses selling spirituous liquors, along with the costs of such licenses and the applicable fines for breaches of the law. Notation on the back of this item indicates that this copy of the by-law was submitted as evidence in the case of Cumming vs. Faucher, March 16, 1872.
Inclusive Dates: 22 February 1869
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peterborough newspaper files fonds

Accession Number: 88-025
Description: This fonds is comprised of typescripts of newspaper articles from the Peterborough Weekly Despatch, the Peterborough Review and the Peterborough Examiner. The articles have been arranged chronologically under a number of subject headings.
Inclusive Dates: 1846-1860
Extent: 25 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peterborough Women's Committee fonds

Accession Number: 88-023
Description: This fonds consists of records that were left when the Peterborough Women's Committee disbanded in 1987. The files provide a record of a decade of women's political concerns from a local point of view.
Inclusive Dates: 1977-1987
Extent: 2 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Print reproductions of engravings of public figures collection

Accession Number: 95-1005
Description: This collection consists of 81 reproduction prints of original engravings of political figures removed from books. Most of the political figures are nineteenth century public figures such as George Brown, General Simcoe, Lord Durham, Robert Baldwin, Sir John A. Macdonald, Louis Lafontaine, Guy Carleton, Egerton Ryerson and William Lyon Mackenzie.
Inclusive Dates: 1850-1910
Extent: 81 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Policy Advisory Committee to Robert Lorne Stanfield fonds

Accession Number: 86-029
Description: This fonds consists of records relating to the Policy Advisory Committee to Robert Lorne Stanfield of which T.H.B. Symons was a member. Records include correspondence and subject files, policy papers with remarks, notations, notes, background material and clippings and files regarding other political parties and conferences. Also included are records regarding the "Priorities for Canada Conference" held in Niagara Falls, Ontario in 1969.
Inclusive Dates: 1963-1975
Extent: 11.25 m
Restrictions: Permission of University Archivist.


TITLE: Posters of the Russian Revolution, 1917-1929

Accession Number: 03-005
Description: This item is a set of 40 posters and an accompanying booklet. The posters are reproductions of posters related to the Russian Revolution and created in Russia between 1917 and 1929. They are loosely enclosed in a cover with the title, Posters of the Russian Revolution, 1917-1929, from the Lenin Library, Moscow. Also included is an accompanying booklet with the title, Russian Revolutionary Posters, 1917-1929, published in 1966 and written in English, which gives the translated titles of the posters, along with explanations and a history.
Inclusive Dates: 1966
Extent: 40 posters & .2 cm of textual records
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Joseph Powadiuk collection

Accession Number: 97-022
Description: This collection consists of an eclectic assortment of documents and papers pertaining to many parts of Canada including 3 documents prepared by Powadiuk for the government, 2 of which concern native peoples; 10 prints of 19th century personalities; 1905 map of the Niagara River; papers re Indian-Eskimo Association; deeds, mortgages and trust documents from Huron and Bruce Counties; Niagara peninsula documents including Hugh Alexander's account book; Lord Selkirk letter dated 1837; Charles G.D. Roberts letter dated 1892; notes on the inception of "Evangeline." A major element in the collection relates to Mr. James Ross of East Hawkesbury, stone mason and merchant and his family. The Ross quarry appears to have supplied stone for the Carillon lock and for Fort Henry. The family was involved in the East Hawkesbury school for 2 decades.
Inclusive Dates: 1811-1976
Extent: 17 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Josiah J. Preston : newspaper clippings fonds

Accession Number: 89-004
Description: This fonds consists of bound volumes of newspaper clippings, mostly concerning the Legislative Assembly of Ontario between 1916 and 1919. Four of the six volumes have the name J.J. Preston inside the front cover. One volume has the name J.C. Elliott on it. Elliott was the member for Middlesex West. The newspapers are from "The Globe" and the "Daily Mail and Empire".
Inclusive Dates: 1916-1919
Extent: 15 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Progressive Conservative Association of Ontario fonds

Accession Number: 72-002
Description: This fonds consists of the minutes and proceedings of conventions and annual meetings of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Association (OPCA), and its Liberal-Conservative and Conservative predecessors. It also includes a minute book of the Women's Advisory Committee of the OPCA, (January 13, 1945-November 4, 1957); and the minutes and proceedings of the National Conservative Association Leadership Convention, Winnipeg, December 9-11, 1942.
Inclusive Dates: 1931-1980
Extent: 1.7 m (25 volumes)
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Progressive Conservative Party of Canada fonds

Accession Number: 72-005
Description: This fonds consists of speeches by Robert Stanfield, November 20, 1967 to May 17, 1968; National Convention Policies, December 14, 1956; questionnaire and Chairman's Report of the Leadership Convention, 1967 (September); a statement by George Hees prior to the Convention; Montmorency Conference (August 7 - 10, 1967): readings and conference resume; and Progressive Conservative Party Research Department Reports (#'s 3, 6, 9, 10, 12, 16, 18, 34, 39, 41, 44, 52, 54, 56, 58, 59, 69, 84, 85, 96) concerning industrial relations, economic, and political policies.
Inclusive Dates: 1956-1968
Extent: 76 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Progressive Conservative Party of Canada handbook. Additions

Accession Number: 73-1006
Description: This item is a Progressive Conservative Speakers' Handbook of the general election of June, 1949.
Inclusive Dates: June 1949
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Arthur G. Racey fonds

Accession Number: 96-003
Description: This fonds consists of approximately 200 original cartoons by A.G. Racey covering a wide range of subjects. Due to the universal nature of his cartoons, Racey gained international recognition and his works were reproduced in numerous newspapers and magazines around the world.
Inclusive Dates: 1899-1941
Extent: ca. 200 drawings
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Louis Riel letter

Accession Number: 77-1007
Description: This item is a copy and translation of a letter from Louis Riel in the prison at Regina to Dr. Romuald Fiset, thanking Fiset and the committee for Riel's defense, for what they were doing for him and outlining his activities since his return from the United States so that his attornies (Lemieux and Fitzpatrick) might have his side of the story. In the letter, Riel also voices his desire that his trial be held in Lower Canada.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied [between 1970 and 1977]
Extent: 9 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Harry M. Robbins fonds

Accession Number: 75-014
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, memoranda and scrapbooks of Harry Robbins, public relations officer with the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party from 1939 to 1961. The fonds includes both office and personal records and correspondence relating to the electoral and other fortunes of the party in Ontario, Canada and some of the other provinces. The fonds also include a scrapbook of campaign posters and other materials, party election handbooks and election forecasts.
Inclusive Dates: 1936-1970
Extent: 3 m
Restrictions: Access with the permission of the University Archivist.


TITLE: Ontario. Royal Commission on the Northern Environment fonds

Accession Number: 86-017
Description: This fonds contains briefing records, summaries of preliminary hearings, "Issues Papers" chapters 1 to 8, submissions to the Royal Commission of the Northern Environment and other related records.
Inclusive Dates: 1977-1978
Extent: 60 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peter Russell copy book of correspondence

Accession Number: 74-010
Description: The item is a microfilm of a copy book of correspondence from and to Peter Russell, president administering the government of Upper Canada during the period November 1796 to March 1798. The correspondents include Captain William Claus, Superintendant of Indians and Indian Affairs, and Captain Joseph Brant. Included are copies of speeches made by Russell to "Brothers, Chiefs and Warriors of the Six Nations" concerning their land grants on the Grand River, as well as speeches to "Brothers, Chiefs and Warriors of the Chippewa Nation".
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed [between 1971 and 1972]
Extent: 1 reel
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Henry Ruttan report

Accession Number: 92-1000
Description: This item is a photocopy of an 1840 report written by Henry Ruttan, Sheriff of Newcastle District, as a response to the circular letter of Lord Sydenham. Discussed in the letter are the militia, the roads and other internal improvements, the land granting system, the state of education; the (projected) union of the two provinces and responsible government.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied [between 1990 and 1992]
Extent: 113 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Herman W. Ryland warrant

Accession Number: 75-1019
Description: This item is a warrant from Sir George Prevost, Governor of Lower Canada to John Caldwell, Receiver-General, authorizing payment of salary to H.W. Ryland for services rendered from November 1, 1813 to April 30, 1814.
Inclusive Dates: 2 May 1814
Extent: 2 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Save Maple Mountain Committee collection

Accession Number: 04-014
Description: Collection consists of meeting minutes, statements and briefs, newsletter issues, newspaper clippings, photographs, and correspondence relating to efforts of the Save Maple Mountain Committee. Trent University people associated with this effort included Professor F.M. Helleiner, Professor Bruce Hodgins, and Jamie Benedickson.
Inclusive Dates: 1972-1976
Extent: 12 cm of textual records; 9 photographs
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Harold R. Scott fonds

Accession Number: 97-1005
Description: This fonds consists of three certificates: the first, dated October 19, 1948 appoints the Hon. Harold Robinson Scott as Minister of Lands and Forests for Ontario; the second, dated May 4, 1949 confirms that appointment; and the third, dated May 4, 1949 appoints him as a member of the Executive Council of the province of Ontario.
Inclusive Dates: 1948-1949
Extent: 3 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Emmett F. Sheehy fonds

Accession Number: 77-1011
Description: The fonds consists of correspondence received by Emmett Sheehy relating to cases of various prisoners in which Sheehy was interested and to the sale of Canadian wheat to Britain, from 1931 to 1939. Correspondents include W.L. Mackenzie King, Mitchell Hepburn, Maurice Dupre and Hugh Guthrie. Also included is a crown land grant to Joseph Aiott, Smith Township, 1852.
Inclusive Dates: 1931-1939 1852
Extent: 8 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Alan J. Slavin fonds

Accession Number: 02-006
Description: Fonds consists of correspondence, pamphlets, journal issues, and other material related primarily to the peace movement. Included are records of Kawartha Ploughshares and Project Ploughshares, and letters written between Alan and Linda Slavin and government officials regarding nuclear disarmament, capital punishment, etc.
Inclusive Dates: 1982-1990
Extent: 28 cm of textual records 45 rpm record
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Voters' List, 1901, Townships of Sherborne, McClintock, etc. Provisional County of Haliburton

Accession Number: 91-1017
Description: This item is a voter's list for the townships of Sherborne and McClintock in the Provisional County of Haliburton, listing people who were able to vote at both Municipal Elections and Elections to the Legislative Assembly or only at one of the two elections. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: 1901
Extent: 1 copy
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Denis Smith fonds

Accession Number: 01-002
Description: Fonds consists of research materials relating to the biography of John Diefenbaker: Rogue Tory. Includes interviews with John Diefenbaker, Dalton Camp and photocopies of many letters and papers from the Diefenbaker Centre, the National Archives of Canada and the Kennedy Library.
Inclusive Dates: 1959-1995
Extent: 6 m
Restrictions: Permission of Professor Smith to use the papers is required.


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: 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
Restrictions: Permission of Professor Smith is required to access the fonds.


TITLE: Sidney Smith fonds

Accession Number: 70-004
Description: The fonds consists of textual records including articles of clerkship (September 19, 1839), indenture (January 25, 1851), requisitions and petitions (February 2,1860 - August 7, 1863), and correspondence. The fonds also includes transcripts on miscellaneous family historical items and two articles from the Globe, July 6 and 7, 1859, on the Ploughboy incident in Lake Huron.
Inclusive Dates: 1839-1864
Extent: 5 cm
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: T.H. Stinson family fonds

Accession Number: 75-001
Description: The fonds consists of memorabilia from the 1913 Christian North American Tour; correspondence of Mrs. T.H. Stinson; notes from T.H. Stinson's legal education (1904-1910); correspondence and scrapbook regarding the 1921 election; notes and file on the 1930 general election; material from Conservative Party Caucus Study Club; newspaper clippings regarding the depression and the Bennett government; memoranda; correspondence regarding the riding organization (1933-1935); and House of Commons materials. There are postcards which depict scenes of Canada and the United States, from approximately 1920.
Inclusive Dates: 1904-1935
Extent: 40 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Thomas H.B. Symons. Ontario Human Rights Commission fonds

Accession Number: 82-001
Description: This fonds consists of the records and personal papers collected by Professor Thomas H.B. Symons as Chairman of the Ontario Human Rights Commission from 1975-1978. The fonds includes: minutes, reports, publications, press clippings, and requests for exemptions for the Ontario Human Rights Commision; information on hate literature, racism, language rights, native rights, pension rights, the physically handicapped, police relations, public education, race relations, religion, sexual orientation, women's rights, and sex descrimination; and information on provincial Human Rights Commissions and International Human Rights Commissions.
Inclusive Dates: 1975-1978
Extent: 3 m
Restrictions: Permission of Professor Symons and the University Archivist required.


TITLE: Thomas H.B. Symons fonds: Additions

Accession Number: 97-019
Description: This fonds consists of the personal records of Professor Thomas H.B. Symons relating to his activities on various boards and committees as well as Trent University. It includes correspondence; addresses given; articles written; as well as manuscripts, typescripts and research notes, photographs and video tapes.
Inclusive Dates: 1963-1996
Extent: 9.3 m of textual records, ca. 200 photographs, 7 videocassettes
Restrictions: Permission of Thomas H. B. Symons and the University Archivist.


TITLE: Thomas H.B. Symons fonds : Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples

Accession Number: 78-003
Description: This fonds consists of the records of Thomas H.B. Symons relating to the Canadian Association In Support of Native Peoples of which he became president in 1971. The fonds includes correspondence, minutes, reports, briefs, memoranda, clippings and other records.
Inclusive Dates: 1965-1973
Extent: 1.7 m
Restrictions: Permission of Prof. Symons and the University Archivist required.


TITLE: Thomas H. B. Symons fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 01-003
Description: Fonds consists of personal records of Thomas H.B. Symons relating to his career and to his family. Included are records of his wife, Christine Symons, his children, Mary, Jeffrey, and Ryerson Symons, his father, Harry Lutz Symons, including his father's manuscript for "Three Ships West", and his mother, Dorothy Sarah (Bull) Symons. Also included are materials relating to Professor Symons' activities on various boards and committees, addresses, articles, manuscripts, typescripts, and correspondence, documents and notes concerning Trent University, Association of Commonwealth Universities, Celanese Canada, Science Council of Canada, Department of External Affairs, Royal Society of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, etc.. Also included are photographs of Thomas H.B. Symons, Christine Symons, and His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.
Inclusive Dates: 1929-1999
Extent: 7.7 m
Restrictions: Permission of Thomas H.B. Symons and the University Archivist required. Boxes 21 and 22 closed until 2026.


TITLE: Thomas H.B. Symons fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 15-006

Description: Fonds includes personal and business correspondence, notes, reports, minutes, invitations, and other documents. Major categories include Association of Commonwealth Universities; Association for Commonwealth Studies; British-North American Committee; Symons Trust; Symons Lecture on the State of Canadian Confederation, Confederation Centre, Prince Edward Island; Peterborough, Police Chairmanship, Panel on the Trent-Severn Waterway; Trent University; Education; Statistics, Canadian Studies, Bilingualism, Northern Canada; Ontario Heritage Trust; Historica; Bata Shoe Museum; various political and public affairs; and Downsview Park.
Inclusive Dates: 1962-2013
Extent: 4.2 m of textual records
Restrictions: Permission of Thomas H.B. Symons and the University Archivist required.


TITLE: Papers concerning the treatment of German Nationals in Germany

Accession Number: 91-1011
Description: This item is a bound compilation of papers presented to the British Parliament.
Inclusive Dates: 1938-1939
Extent: 1 booklet
Restrictions: N


TITLE: United Counties of Peterborough and Victoria. Minutes and by-laws fonds

Accession Number: 91-1002
Description: This fonds consists of minutes and by-laws of the Proceedings of the Municipal Council of the United Counties of Peterborough & Victoria.
Inclusive Dates: 1853-1857
Extent: 0.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: United States. Armed Forces. Northwest Service Command: Records of the Canol Project and Alaskan Highway

Accession Number: 77-037
Description: The microfilms are of records of the United States army, Northwest Service Command and 6th Service Command dealing with the Canol Project and the Alaska Highway Project, including reports, general orders, histories, maps and charts, minutes of meetings and conferences, and demobilization plans. These records also contain international agreements between Canada and the United States. The records on the microfilm date from 1940 to 1946.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 1974
Extent: 17 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Upper Canada State Papers. Executive Council records fonds

Accession Number: 76-015
Description: This fonds consists of microfilm of RG 1, E3 which is described in the Public Archives of Canada inventory as a series of loose miscellaneous records which provide the documentation and background for many of the cases referred to the Executive Council of Upper Canada. The cases relate to many topics, some of which are: the 1837 Rebellion in Upper Canada; petitions for land, clemency, and various types of licenses; a few trials for murder and arson; schools; lists of settlers; roads and bridges; and United Empire Loyalists. The records on the microfilm date from 1791 to 1841.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 9 May 1974
Extent: 18 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Victoria College fonds

Accession Number: 89-1066
Description: This fonds consists of 4 original documents pertaining to the land on which Victoria College, Cobourg, was situated. One document is the declaration of Rev. S.D. Rice verifying the signatures of the Attorney General (John A. Macdonald) and the Deputy Registrar (Thomas Mayor) on the other three documents.
Inclusive Dates: 20 Oct. 1856-23 Jan. 1857
Extent: 1 file
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Victoria County court records fonds

Accession Number: 90-005
Description: This fonds consists of 575 bound volumes of Victoria County administrative and financial records and court records. It includes 228 local business journals, day books, ledgers, County council material, criminal justice accounts and court documents. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: 1834-1969
Extent: 28.5 m
Restrictions: 90 restriction on Clerk of the Peace Records


TITLE: Voters' lists collection

Accession Number: 93-001
Description: This collection consists of voters' lists for various townships in Peterborough, Durham, Brant and Hastings counties such as Asphodel, North Monaghan, Otonabee, Harvey, Burleigh and Anstruther, Dummer, Hope, Brantford, Onondaga, the Town of Paris and Sidney. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: 1894-1959
Extent: 13 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: We-Peterborough : World Emergency Centre for Assertive Non-Violence fonds

Accession Number: 89-011
Description: This fonds consists of records dealt with by We-Peterborough, primarily the civil disobedience and cruise missile protest. Regarding civil disobedience, the fonds contains various study kits, articles and publications. It also includes articles, legal correspondence and minutes of meetings.
Inclusive Dates: 1961-1985
Extent: 25 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Judge Joseph Wearing fonds

Accession Number: 72-004
Description: The fonds consists of rough notes, manuscripts and texts of a number of addresses given by Judge Joseph Wearing on a wide range of subjects dealing with Canadian, imperial, international affairs and the law in society.
Inclusive Dates: 1907-1945
Extent: 92 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Joseph Wearing fonds

Accession Number: 98-011
Description: This fonds consists of materials relating to Theatre Trent, the Coventry Singers of Peterborough, and the Town and Gown Singers of Peterborough. Also included are materials related to the Progressive Conservatives, the New Democratic Party, the 1975 election, and Peterborough voting patterns.
Inclusive Dates: 1966-1978
Extent: 45 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Joseph Wearing fonds

Accession Number: 15-007

Description: Fonds consists of research materials, newspaper clippings, reports, and articles related to the Liberal Party of Canada, various Liberal Party conventions and conferences, the Peterborough Riding Liberal Association, the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, government and Canadian federal cultural policy, Canadian federal elections of the 1960s and 1970s, and The Arts. Also included are miscellaneous notes and manuscripts, as well as materials related to the video “:30 Second Democracy” and Wearing’s book, The L-Shaped Party: the Liberal Party of Canada, 1958-1980. Included also in this fonds are programs, financial and administrative records, and minutes related to Peterborough Symphony Orchestra, 1970s-1980.
Inclusive Dates: ca. 1940-1996
Extent: 1.2 m of textual records
Restrictions: Some of the research material is comprised of photocopies of articles and book chapters; this material is not to be reproduced or quoted directly without appropriate consent.


TITLE: Henry White letter book

Accession Number: 75-006
Description: This item is a letter book containing the correspondence of Henry White. Topics discussed include legal matters dealing with collection of rent, reference to typhoid fever in November 1903, and reference to the forthcoming election of December 1903. The letter book includes an index and is alphabetically arranged.
Inclusive Dates: 30 April 1901-20 Dec. 1904
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Williams family fonds

Accession Number: 77-005
Description: The fonds consists of correspondence and accounts of John Tucker Williams (1841-1854) and of his son Arthur T.H. Williams (1860-1885). Included are leases, deeds and lists of John Tucker Williams' land holdings; correspondence and accounts relating to the Canada Company; material relating to the John Tucker Williams' estate; material relating to the estate of Silas Williams and Company, merchant tailors; and other material relating to various members of the family.
Inclusive Dates: 1838-1900
Extent: 30 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Woolcott, Leslie fonds

Accession Number: 97-020
Description: This fonds consists of various documents relating to women's issues in Canada and third world countries. Included are correspondence and documents relating to the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1985, and documents relating to the Kawartha World Issues Centre.
Inclusive Dates: 1983-1986
Extent: 21.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: World War II telegrams fonds

Accession Number: 91-1008
Description: This fonds consists of one shipboard dispatch relating to the meeting between Hitler and Mussolini on August 1939; a telegram from April 29, 1945 suing for peace; a telegram from May 7, 1945 regarding the signing of an unconditional surrender and two telegrams from 1946 concerning atomic bomb use from the Prime Minister of Canada, MacKenzie King.
Inclusive Dates: 13 Aug. 1939-29 April 1945
Extent: 5 telegrams
Restrictions: N