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As part of the "Popular Culture" Subject Guide, we have gathered together a list of fonds containing photographs of picnics:

82-022/5 #94 picnic in the woods, n.d.
82-022/16 Album 2 #35 St. Luke's Church,1895
82-022/16 Album 6 #3 St. Luke's Sunday School, n.d.
02-004/8 Envelope 3 #75 3 men picniking by lake shore, n.d.
02-004/8 Envelope 9 #180 Anglican Church at Idlewyld, n.d.
83-1008 Davidson Family ca. 1890
88-011/6/1 #59 Boyd Family picnic. n.d.
74-003/3 Envelope 3 #97 Juniper Island, Stoney Lake, ca. 1925
72-007/1/4 #10 Camp Glen Bernard, ca. 1930
72-007/1/8 #175 Camp Glen Bernard, n.d.
72-007/2/1 #286 Shadow Lake Camp, n.d.
72-007/2/2 #325, #355, #377 Camp Sherwood Forest, n.d., 1957 and 1958


TITLE: Agricultural fair prize lists collection

Accession Number: 93-003
Description: This collection consists of eighteen prize lists from agricultural fairs in Ontario including the Canadian National Exhibition, the Ontario Provincial Winter Fair, the Central Canada Exhibition in Ottawa, the Western Fair in London, Ontario; the Dominion Exposition in Regina, Saskatchewan; the Canadian Industrial Exhibition in Winnipeg, Manitoba; the Central Exhibition in Cobourg, Ontario and various small town agricultural societies lists.
Inclusive Dates: 1878-1929
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Aikenhead Hardware Company fonds

Accession Number: 89-014
Description: This fonds consists of a retail day book of the Aikenhead Hardware Company for July 10, 1835 to September 5, 1839, with the currency being recorded in pounds, shillings and pence. The fonds also contains wholesale price lists of the Aikenhead Company from 1895 to 1899; a commemorative booklet of the company for its 100th year and a 9 page history of the company.
Inclusive Dates: 1835-1969
Extent: 13 cm
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: Arthur B. Bailey sports notebook

Accession Number: 76-1007
Description: This item is a small notebook containing local baseball scores and list of team members, 1913-1915. Arthur Bailey was the catcher for the Mount Pleasant team. There are also records of the Ontario Hockey Association and professional hockey, 1914-1915, including lists of players, game summaries and scores.
Inclusive Dates: 1913-1915
Extent: 108 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Marlow Banks fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 86-024
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of programs and other records for the Peterborough Petes hockey team.
Inclusive Dates: 1985-1986
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Marlow Banks fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 88-004
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of programs, photos, correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to the 1986-1987 season of the Peterborough Petes hockey team.
Inclusive Dates: 1986-1987
Extent: 5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Marlow Banks fonds

Accession Number: 82-011
Description: This fonds consists of official programs, player statistics, schedules, and prints of photographs of the Peterborough Petes, Ontario Hockey Association Major Junior "A" Hockey Club which were collected by Marlow Banks. The fonds also contains correspondence to and from Marlow Banks in reference to the sport of hockey, hockey programs, and hocky magazines.
Inclusive Dates: 1962-1980
Extent: 75 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Marlow Banks fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 82-019
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of Peterborough Petes memorabilia 1980-1981 and 1981-1982 seasons. Also included are 10 issues of "Junior Hockey" and 1 issue of "The Leafs."
Inclusive Dates: 1980-1982
Extent: 13 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Marlow Banks fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 84-008
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of Peterborough Petes hockey team memorabilia for the 1983-1985 hockey season.
Inclusive Dates: 1983-1985
Extent: 3 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Marlow Banks fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 88-013
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of programs and clippings regarding the Peterborough Petes hockey tea's, 1987-1988 season plus records from the 1988-1989, 1990-1991 and 1991-1992 seasons which were added.
Inclusive Dates: 1987-1992
Extent: 13 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Sheila Boyd fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 97-1013
Description: This fonds consists of two certificates: a Horticultural Service Diploma dated 1952, awarded to Sheila Boyd by the Bobcaygeon Horticultural Society for "meritorious service to horticulture"; and, a Canadian Legion certificate dated 1955, awarded to Sheila Boyd as an expression of appreciation for her work with Bobcaygeon Branch 239.
Inclusive Dates: 1952 1955
Extent: 2 items
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: Canadian Horticulturalist and Beekeeper fonds

Accession Number: 86-010
Description: This fonds consists of 45 issues of the magazine: Canadian Horticulturalist and Beekeeper which was published in Peterborough, Ontario from 1881. Four additional issues (March, 1897, November, 1897, March, 1898 and January 1899 were donated in 1993 by Jean Cole via the Friends of the Bata Library) and in 1994, additional issues (May 1890-June 1896, scattered) were added courtesy of the Friends of the Bata Library.
Inclusive Dates: 1890-1899; 1913-1921
Extent: 45 issues plus 4 issues
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canadian Images fonds

Accession Number: 88-016
Description: This fonds consists of publicity records from the Canadian Images film festival held at Trent University between 1978 and 1984. As well, there are memos, minutes, correspondence and business papers donated by T.H.B. Symons, from his tenure as honorary board member of Canadian Images.
Inclusive Dates: 1979-1984
Extent: 13 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canadian Images fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 92-009
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of financial records, correspondence, publicity materials, posters, film journals and magazines, buttons, t-shirts, tickets, administrative records and film catalogues of the Canadian Images film festival held in Peterborough annually from 1978 to 1984.
Inclusive Dates: 1978-1984
Extent: 5 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Choate family fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 86-027
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, music books, notes and memorabilia concerning various parts of Peterborough County.
Inclusive Dates: 1824-1958
Extent: 35.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Collect in the Kawarthas

Accession Number: 91-1006
Description: This item is an 80 page journal, the 2nd in a series, published in 1966/67, and containing a variety of articles on the subject of collecting in the Kawarthas .
Inclusive Dates: 1966
Extent: 1 booklet
Restrictions: N


TITLE: G. Wilson Craw collection

Accession Number: 86-003
Description: This collection consists of records collected by G. Wilson Craw such as school histories, Peterborough County; Barnardo's Canadian Homes Almanac 1901; a list of Peterborough Utilities Commissioners 1902-1965; biographies of Peterborough residents; deeds and mortgages; North Monaghan voters list 1883-4; 76 photographs of industries, schools and churches and sporting groups, as well as a history of Springville, North Monaghan. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: 1818-1965
Extent: 12.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Daguerreotype of an unidentified woman

Accession Number: 89-1056
Description: This item is a daguerreotype of an unidentified woman.
Inclusive Dates: [ca. 1850]
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: 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: John Erskine fonds

Accession Number: 75-1005
Description: This fonds consists of letters to John Erskine from Robert Black, aboard USS Susquehanna, and at Key West, Florida, from between 1860 and 1861, and from US Naval and Treasury Departments, 1864, regarding Black's death. It also contains a scrapbook of miscellaneous clippings, dated 1878, but obviously compiled from the 1850's and 1860's.
Inclusive Dates: 1860-1864 1878
Extent: 55 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Fair family photograph album

Accession Number: 89-1035
Description: This item is a leatherbound photograph album containing photographs and tintypes. Some of the photographs are identified.
Inclusive Dates: [between 1880 and 1900]
Extent: 1 album
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Edith Fowke manuscript

Accession Number: 97-1016
Description: This 8-page, typewritten manuscript is entitled "Folk Songs of Peterborough" and consists of a brief overview of the folk song tradition of the Peterborough area. Fowke indicates that the Peterborough region is one of the richest in Ontario and credits this in large part to the significant Irish representation in the County. She mentions by name individuals who can sing old songs brought from the old country, or songs learned in the lumbering shanty and carried down from generation to generation. She quotes songs that give specific reference to places such as Kinmount, Omemee, Gannon's Narrows, Tory Hill, etc. Farming traditions, love ballads, and jail terms all find their places in the canon.
Inclusive Dates: [1965]
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Greeting cards and postcards collection

Accession Number: 04-016
Description: Collection consists of greeting cards, humorous postcards, and postcards portraying places in Canada, U.S.A., and the U. K. Some of the humorous postcards depict social concerns of the time, such as the women's suffragette movement and WWI. Several of the cards were posted to people in Yorkshire, England and in Markham and Milliken, Ontario.
Inclusive Dates: 1904-1931
Extent: 6 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Gummed Address Company fonds

Accession Number: 89-1044
Description: This fonds consists of coupons from the Gummed Address Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Inclusive Dates: 1892
Extent: 0.5 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: F.W. Hilshaw's notebook

Accession Number: 89-1021
Description: This item is a notebook which belonged to F.W. Hilshaw, Churchfield House, Halton, near Runcorn in Cheshire. It contains schoolwork, newspaper clippings, accounts and recipes.
Inclusive Dates: 1895
Extent: 1 vol.
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Ideal Vacations Co. on the Kawartha Lakes

Accession Number: 89-1059
Description: This item is a pamphlet describing the Ideal Vacations Co. Limited camps in the Kawartha Lakes region.
Inclusive Dates: [195?]
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Journal of Canadian Studies. 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: Gene Kelly correspondence fonds

Accession Number: 91-1001
Description: This fonds consists of three letters between Gene Kelly, Steve Otto and James Rothenburg discussing a possible connection between Kelly and the Sheehy Family of the former "Sheehy" house, now part of Peter Robinson College, on George St. N., Peterborough, Ontario.
Inclusive Dates: 1990
Extent: 1 file
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Lakeland Kennels fonds

Accession Number: 97-1021
Description: This fonds consists of two items: a poster with white and red lettering on a blue background, advertising English Bulldog puppies for sale at Lakeland Kennels in Bewdley, Ontario, proprietors H.J. and Mrs. Goss; and a 1948 certificate naming "Lakeland Lucky Ace" a champion, by the Canadian Kennel Club.
Inclusive Dates: [1948]
Extent: 2 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Leggott family fonds

Accession Number: 12-006
Description: Fonds consists of correspondence, legal and financial documents, newspaper clippings, photographs and memorabilia relating to the Leggott family of Lakefield Ontario.
Inclusive Dates: 1863-1980
Extent: 12.0 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Masonic Hall installation banquet programme

Accession Number: 89-1054
Description: This item is a programme used by the Royal Arthur Lodge for an installation banquet at the Masonic Hall in Peterborough in 1923.
Inclusive Dates: 1923
Extent: 1 item
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: Lieutenant W.E. Massey-Cooke fonds

Accession Number: 80-003
Description: The fonds consists of concert and theatre programs from Millbrook, Ontario; World War I materials including prisoner-of-war post cards, and photographs; and theatre programs, menus and other material relating to entertainments which allied prisoners in German war camps devised for their own amusement and which were collected by Lieutenant W.E. Massey-Cooke.
Inclusive Dates: 1914-1952
Extent: 6 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: John Miller scrapbook

Accession Number: 71-1001
Description: This item is a scrap book containing Victorian magazine clippings, newspaper clippings, receipts from a trip to Europe in 1885, clippings regarding John Miller's student days at Queen's University from 1882 to 1886, concert and theatre programs from Lindsay, Kingston, Peterborough (including ventriloquist and mind reading events), London, England theatre programs and newspaper clippings regarding a murder trial heard in Woodstock, Ontario, 1890.
Inclusive Dates: 6 Oct. 1882-29 Sept. 1890
Extent: 60 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Port Hope ledgers fonds

Accession Number: 89-1033
Description: This fonds contains two ledgers. One ledger apparently belonged to a person or business in the Port Hope area. The other ledger deals with a sale by Mrs. Brock and Mrs. Davy's from March 31, 1925.
Inclusive Dates: 1914-1925
Extent: 2 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Expense books fonds

Accession Number: 89-1034
Description: This fonds consists of four expense books. One book contains a price list for assorted household items listed in alphabetical order from 1912 to 1915. Another book covers someone's personal expenses from 1887 to 1889. The third book covers someone's accounts from 1912 to 1915. The fourth book has a few expenses in it but it is mostly a handwritten English to French phase translation book with accompanying letters from an agency which placed governesses.
Inclusive Dates: 1885-1915
Extent: 4 items
Restrictions: N


TITLE: James Mitchell journal

Accession Number: 69-1000
Description: This item is a journal which was kept by J. Mitchell while on a tour of Niagara Falls in 1825.
Inclusive Dates: 1825
Extent: 1 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: Nimmo family fonds

Accession Number: 89-1023
Description: This fonds consists of three notebooks which belonged to various members of the Nimmo family. The notebook belonging to Robert Davidson Nimmo holds accounts from 1860 to 1865. The notebook belonging to T.J. Nimmo contains recipes for tanning and taxidermy, circa 1893. There is an account book belonging to Mrs. R. Nimmo dating from 1898 to 1906 and a diary of A.R.M. Nimmo from 1908.
Inclusive Dates: 1860-1908
Extent: 3 vols
Restrictions: N


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: Order of Woodcraft Chivalry fonds

Accession Number: 89-012
Description: This fonds consists of a number of pamphlets and handbooks of the Order of Woodcraft Chivalry which describe the aims, goals and activities of the boys' club.
Inclusive Dates: 1917-1979
Extent: 5 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 Community Concert Association fonds

Accession Number: 79-001
Description: The fonds consists of the constitution and by-laws of the Peterborough Community Concert Association. Also included are correspondence, contracts, minutes, programmes, clippings and publicity materials of each concert season spanning a twenty-nine year period.
Inclusive Dates: 1945-1974
Extent: 46 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peterborough Community Concert Association fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 97-004
Description: This fonds consists of photographs, programmes of concerts, as well as financial statements, budgets, etc. There are also newspaper reviews and adds for the concerts, administrative papers, minutes of meetings, lists of board and executive members, contracts, and campaign reports.
Inclusive Dates: 1963-1996
Extent: 13 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peterborough Community Concert Association fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 99-007
Description: This fonds consists of Peterborough Community Concert Association administrative and promotional material, correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, budget reports, series programs, newspaper clippings, membership lists, newsletters, artist contracts, and other related material.
Inclusive Dates: 1971-1996
Extent: 32 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peterborough Community Concert Association fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 08-001
Description: Fonds consists of administrative and promotional material, meeting minutes, budgetary records, programs, artist contracts, membership lists, and correspondence relating to the Peterborough Concert Association.
Inclusive Dates: 1986-2007
Extent: 32 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peterborough Cricket Club fonds

Accession Number: 77-034
Description: The fonds of the Peterborough Cricket Club consists of scorebooks of the club (G. Whitaker Company Cricket Club) 1937-1954; 1965, as well as photographs of players and matches. Also included are newspaper clippings and rule books.
Inclusive Dates: 1874-1965
Extent: 30 cm
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: 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: Proctor photographic and artwork fonds

Accession Number: 89-1005
Description: This fonds consists of 59 photographs and 16 tintypes, (mostly unidentified), and one scrapbook with a number of original artwork pieces including two paintings on leaves.
Inclusive Dates: 1870-1916
Extent: 2 folders
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: Elsie Ross diary

Accession Number: 75-1000
Description: This item is a diary of Elsie A. Ross of historical places in Paris, France, written from November 1911 to July 1912. The diary includes postcards of historically interesting buildings, descriptions of the use of the buildings and their origins. The descriptions are written in longhand.
Inclusive Dates: 1911-1912
Extent: 176 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Lionel Rubinoff fonds

Accession Number: 82-004
Description: This fonds consists of scripts of plays presented mostly on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio between 1944 and 1951 which were collected by Professor Lionel Rubinoff.
Inclusive Dates: 1944-1951
Extent: 30 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Temperance and religious scrapbook

Accession Number: 89-1019
Description: This item is a scrapbook containing assorted clippings from between 1827 and 1844. Many of the clippings are about temperance and religious example. The scrapbook is made from a copy of the Appendix to the Journal of Assembly, Upper Canada, Session 1839-40, Vol. 1, Part 2.
Inclusive Dates: 1827-1844
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: William Henry Seward letter

Accession Number: 70-1003
Description: This item is a letter from William Seward, in New York State, to his aunt.
Inclusive Dates: 20 Sept. 1829
Extent: 3 pages (1 letter)
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Shakespeare Club fonds

Accession Number: 95-013
Description: This fonds consists of minutes, programs and membership lists of the Shakespeare Club which was a Peterborough women's club.
Inclusive Dates: 1953-1988
Extent: 12 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: M. Smithson pencil drawings fonds

Accession Number: 89-1013
Description: This fonds consists of 8 original pencil drawings, signed M. Smithson. The drawings are of fruits, Roman and castle ruins as well as pastoral scenes.
Inclusive Dates: [18?]
Extent: 1 file
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Social Activism Collection

Accession Number: 00-005
Description: This collection consists of material relating to campus unrest at simon Fraser University and the University of toronto. Also contains materials regarding the Waffle wing of the National Democratic Party.
Inclusive Dates: 1967 - 1974
Extent: 30 cm
Restrictions: N.


TITLE: Guest book : Mr. and Mrs. A.G. Squire, 1877-1927

Accession Number: 89-1003
Description: This item is a guest book from the fiftieth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. A.G. Squire, 1927. It also contains entries upon the occasion of Mrs. Squire's 75th birthday in 1932 and the sixtieth wedding anniversary in 1937.
Inclusive Dates: 1927-1937
Extent: 1 volume
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: Millbrook storefront photograph

Accession Number: 89-1057
Description: This item is a photograph of two people standing in front of a Millbrook Storefront. On the back of the photograph is written: To Miss Allen, Sharbot Lake. From Mr & Mrs. W.J.E. Gillatt, Millbrook.
Inclusive Dates: [ca. 188?]
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Stratford Festival programs

Accession Number: 98-002
Description: This collection consists of Stratford Festival programs from 1953-1995.
Inclusive Dates: 1953-1995
Extent: 19 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Rowland Tivey student notebook

Accession Number: 89-1017
Description: This item is a student notebook of mathematical problems. Inside the cover is written 'Rowland Tivey 1850'. This item is remarkable for its beautiful calligraphy.
Inclusive Dates: 1850
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Mary Tuer diary

Accession Number: 75-1001
Description: This item is a diary of a European tour from July 2 to September 27, 1914, and of boat trip aboard the SS Megantic (Montreal, Quebec, to Liverpool, England). There are also passenger lists, menus, and postcards included in the diary. The diary has some references to the outbreak of World War I, and the removal of British subjects from the continent. There is also one piece of correspondence included. The diary chronicles a tour through England, France, Holland, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland.
Inclusive Dates: 2 July 1914-27 Sept. 1914
Extent: 75 pages, approximately
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Van Buren photographic fonds

Accession Number: 86-021
Description: This fonds consists of forty six 5" X 6.5" photographs of a trip through Europe and North Africa circa 1930.
Inclusive Dates: [ca. 1930]
Extent: 5 inches
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: 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. 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.