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TITLE: Aboriginal Strategy Circle in the Kawarthas

Accession Number: 14-005
Description: Fonds includes minutes, records, and other documents pertaining to the formation of Aboriginal Strategy Circle in the Kawarthas.
Inclusive Dates: 1981; 2001-2009
Extent: 12 cm of textual records
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: Albany Parish, Diocese of Moosonee fonds

Accession Number: 74-016
Description: The fonds consists of registers of baptisms, marriages and burials of Albany Parish in the Diocese of Moosonee from 1859 to 1966.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 15 Sept. 1969
Extent: 1 reel
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: Association of Canadian Universities For Northern Studies

Accession Number: 87-009
Description: This fonds consists of correspondence, conference manuals and minutes of the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies.
Inclusive Dates: 1978-1983
Extent: 30.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Sarah Barclay fonds

Accession Number: 97-1002
Description: This fonds consists of assorted letters, notes, and receipts, some with respect to travel to Japan, and some referring to possible railroad development. Also included is material related to the British Columbia fur trade.
Inclusive Dates: 1885-1896
Extent: 17 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: Reverend Robert Brooking fonds

Accession Number: 77-021

Description: The fonds consists of photocopies and typescripts of correspondence and journals of Reverend Robert Brooking and his wife Elizabeth relating to his service as a missionary in Africa, in Canada West and in the Hudson's Bay Territory. Also included are reports of the Wesleyan Missionary Society, 1851-1857. Some of the items relate to the Hiawatha and Rama Reserves, and Norway House. The original records date from 1839 to 1879.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied and transcribed [between 1957 and 1977] 1894
Extent: 15 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Department of Indian Affairs fonds

Accession Number: 74-009
Description: The fonds consists of Indian Agency Records from the Department of Indian Affairs, of agencies from Upper Canada, Canada West and Ontario, including: St. Regis Agency, 1812-1921, 7 reels; Tyendinaga Agency, 1893-1913, 7 reels; Sault Ste. Marie Agency, 1900-1919, 3 reels; Fort William Agency, 1905-1918, 2 reels; Fort Frances Agency, 1891-1917, 3 reels; and Rat Portage Inspectorate, 1880-1911.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 1 Feb. 1970
Extent: 24 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada. Parks Canada Transcripts fonds

Accession Number: 80-017
Description: This fonds consists of photocopies of 43 interview transcripts of residents of the Trent Valley area. The interviews were conducted by Daniel Francis under contract, in 1979, to Parks Canada and focus on such themes as transportation, commerce, settlement, tourism, and resource development. They relate to the section of the Trent-Severn waterway stretching from the mouth of the Otonabee River to Bobcaygeon.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied 1980
Extent: 25 cm
Restrictions: Permission from the interviewees is required to quote from interviews.


TITLE: Canada. Department of Indian Affairs fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 78-005
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of microfilm copy of R.G. 10, Series 2 from the Public Archives of Canada (records of Superintendent's office, correspondence 1756-1790, reel C-1222 and C-1223); minutes of Department of Indian Affairs, 1755-1790, reel C-1223; R.G. 10 series 3 (records of the military), commission for Indian Affairs, Albany, 1677-1748, reels C-1220 and C-1221; and Western Post records, Detroit and Michilimackinac, 1771-1855, reel C-1224.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 25 Apr. 1975
Extent: 5 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada. Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Records: Black Series fonds

Accession Number: 84-002
Description: This fonds consists of a microfilm series known as "Black Series" headquarters files from 1872 to 1950. See Finding Aid for R.G. 10, National Archives of Canada, in the Archives Reading Room for reel numbers.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed Mar. 1978
Extent: 103 reels of microfilm; 12 microfiche
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada. Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Records. Red Series fonds

Accession Number: 84-017
Description: This fonds consists of microfilmed records from the eastern Ontario Indian Affairs office known as the "Red Series." See Finding Aid to R.G. 10 from the National Archives of Canada in the Archives Reading room for reel numbers.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 18 Feb. 1977
Extent: 94 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada. Indian Affairs. Deputy Superintendant Generals' letter books fonds

Accession Number: 83-006
Description: The records consist of the letter books, on microfilm, of William Spragge, Deputy Superintendant General from 1879 to 1924. See Finding Aid to R.G. 10 from the National Archives of Canada in the Trent University Archives reading room for reel numbers.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 23 April 1975
Extent: 37 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: 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 Association in Support of Native Peoples fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 82-014
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of Board minutes, briefs, correspondence, subject files, press clippings, periodicals and various other assorted records pertaining to the Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples. The bulk of the fonds consists of correspondence, reports, minutes and photographs created by CASNP and its members and associated agencies. Please refer to the finding aid for a detailed listing of records located within this fonds.
Inclusive Dates: 1960-1978
Extent: 13.5 m
Restrictions: N


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

Accession Number: 94-009
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence, minutes and financial records of the Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples. There are also files concerning the Ontario Metis and Non-Status Indians Association and other related associations from other provinces.
Inclusive Dates: 1967-1980
Extent: 66 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Cape Croker Indian Reserve fonds

Accession Number: 01-1014 Description: Fonds consists of two microfilm reels. The first is of Cape Croker Indian Reserve Band Records, 1880-1966, and includes land sale records, correspondence in sale of land, and Jesuit diaries. Source information noted on this film is as follows: "This material lent for microfilming to the Department of Public Records and Archives by Mr. Wilmer Nadjiwon of Cape Croker, February, 1968, and was returned to him. Accession Number 6018". There is also reference to "Ontario Archives" throughout. The second is of Cape Croker Indian Reserve Records, 1856-1919 and includes Paul Smith field notes, band council resolutions, native cures, and history of Cape Croker reserve. Source information noted on this film is as follows: "Rec'd Dec. 12, 1966, Dept. Ethnology."
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 1968
Extent: 2 reels of microfilm
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: George Cobb tapes

Accession Number: 82-006
Description: This fonds consists of oral history tapes made by George Cobb. Topics covered on the tapes include: Trent Canal, lumbering, early medicine and dentistry in Peterborough County, native studies, mills and so forth. Also included are composite tapes on the subjects of "The Story of the Peterborough Lift Locks", "Logging in the 1890's", "River Boating on the Otonabee River, Rice and Stoney Lakes", "Early Life in Rural Ontario", and "Medicine, Dentistry and Cures of the Backwoods."
Inclusive Dates: 1962-1967
Extent: 86 tapes
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Jean Murray Cole copy photographs research collection

Accession Number: 04-007
Description: Collection consists of photocopies and scans of copy photographs relating primarily to Curve Lake, Ontario. Subjects include people, scenery, and buildings. Information on some of the images indicates that the originals date ca. 1890 to ca. 1978.
Inclusive Dates: ca. 1957-1978
Extent: 6 cm
Restrictions: Images may not be reproduced in any manner without consent of the copyright holder.


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: James W. Curran fonds

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


TITLE: George Mellis Douglas fonds

Accession Number: 79-002
Description: This fonds consists of: correspondence with Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Clifford Wilson and other people relating to Arctic explorations; several photographs including some of the construction of the Peterborough Lift Lock and of downtown Peterborough, Ontario circa 1900; and newspaper clippings of book reviews.
Inclusive Dates: 1928-1957
Extent: 6 cm
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: Prentice G. Downes fonds

Accession Number: 80-004
Description: This fonds consists of three notebooks of typewritten notes entitled "Reference Notes on the Cree", and one photograph of P.G. Downes with Richard Finnie. The notebooks contain bibliographic sources, alphabetically arranged, their contents briefly analyzed and evaluated in terms of their usefulness to the study of various facets of Cree society. The notebooks also contain a number of Prentice G. Downes' writings.
Inclusive Dates: 1930-1954
Extent: 13 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Wayland Drew fonds

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


TITLE: Eccles collection

Accession Number: 83-013
Description: This collection consists of 18 volumes of photocopied documents relating to Indian-white land relations in North America. Used as court evidence in the Bear Island (Temagami) court case. Divided into 13 categories as follows: Documents relating to: 1. New France 1540-1763; 2. B.N.A. until 1763; 3. Evolution of Proclamation 1763; 4&5. Early application 1763; 6. Native title 1763-1774; 7. Native title 1774-1791 (Quebec); 8. Native title 1791-1840 (U.C.); 9. Native title 1840-1866 (C.W.); 10. Native title Ontario 1867-1979; 11&12. Records of European Traders; 13. Non-surrender of N. Daki-Inenan.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied [between 1963 and 1983]
Extent: 80 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Geale-Rogers Papers

Accession Number: 82-022
Description: Collection includes Letterbook of Robert Hamilton, fur trader and factor for the Hudson's Bay Company. It covers his activities September 28, 1875 - May 23, 1876 in the service of the Company. Many of the letters are reports to James A. Grahame, Chief Commissioner, H.B.C., at Fort Garry.
Inclusive Dates: 1875-1876
Extent: One letterbook, Box 3, Folder 1
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Mary Anne Haney fonds

Accession Number: 81-007
Description: The fonds consists of audio cassettes containing biographical and issue-oriented interviews of Professor Emeritus, Kenneth Kidd, conducted by Mary Anne Haney as part of her research for a paper in Canadian Studies 400.
Inclusive Dates: 1979-1980
Extent: 6 cassettes
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Bruce Hodgins fonds

Accession Number: 93-013
Description: This fonds consists of Professor Bruce Hodgins' speeches, student files and records relating to the Frost Centre at Trent University.
Inclusive Dates: 1966-1990
Extent: 2 feet, 5 inches
Restrictions: Student recommendation files closed.


TITLE: Hudson's Bay Company journal

Accession Number: 95-1003
Description: This item is a journal of events kept by the Post Manager at Eastmain, Outfit 260, James Bay District of the Hudson's Bay Company. His instructions were to record weather conditions, temperatures, activities of Inuit and Native fur trade, animal and bird migration patterns, supply ship and passenger activity, mail arrivals and news of Revillon Freres at an adjoining post.
Inclusive Dates: 27 July 1929-4 Aug. 1930
Extent: 1 volume
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: Indian-Eskimo Association of Canada fonds

Accession Number: 95-006
Description: This fonds consists of minutes, addresses, papers, annual reports, correspondence, maps and publications of the Indian-Eskimo Association of Canada in the early days of its work between 1957 and 1970.
Inclusive Dates: 1957-1970
Extent: 43 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: The Indian wild rice harvest at Rice Lake

Accession Number: 89-1064
Description: This item is a photograph album with captions describing the harvesting of wild rice by Indians on Rice Lake.
Inclusive Dates: [19?]
Extent: 1 album
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Reverend Elgie E.M. Joblin fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 96-010
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of records relating to the career of Reverend Elgie Joblin such as correspondence, church bulletins, yearbooks, newspaper clippings and photographs. The records deal with various charges throughout Canada and most of the records concern native education and religion.
Inclusive Dates: 1895-1990 ; predominant 1940-1960
Extent: 30 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Reverend Elgie E.M. Joblin fonds

Accession Number: 95-019
Description: This fonds consists of publications, photographs, news clippings, bulletins and reports pertaining to Reverend Elgie E.M. Joblin's interest in aboriginal affairs and in particular, the education of aboriginal peoples in Canada. Included in the fonds are references to the Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples, the Indian-Eskimo Association, copies of "Indian News" and a Cree hymn book. Also included in the fonds are 14 scrapbooks of clippings on native issues.
Inclusive Dates: 1936-1989
Extent: 45 cm.
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Pauline Johnson fonds

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


TITLE: Walter Kenyon fonds

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


TITLE: Dr. James Robbins Kidd fonds

Accession Number: 81-018
Description: This fonds consists of records of Dr. James Robbins Kidd pertaining to the founding and operation of the Indian-Eskimo Association of Canada (later to become the Canadian Assiociation in Support of Native Peoples). It includes correspondence, notes, memoranda, news clippings, minutes, transcripts of speeches, conference reports, and assorted government publications.
Inclusive Dates: 1954-1975
Extent: 19.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Kenneth E. Kidd fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 95-009
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of correspondence (mostly between 1960 and 1990), photocopies of articles by various authors, manuscripts of anthropological subjects by Professor Kidd and some of his personal papers.
Inclusive Dates: 1931-1993
Extent: 1 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Kenneth E. Kidd fonds. Additions

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


TITLE: Professor Kenneth Kidd Native Studies photographic collection

Accession Number: 95-024
Description: This collection consists of photographs relating to Natives and their activities, mostly throughout Canada. The photographs portray extensively the lives of Natives who lived in Canada during the 1800's and early 1900's. Most of the photographs are copies of other photographs but several are copies of sketches and paintings done in the late 1600's to the mid 1800's. Each photograph is labelled with a title and a place of origin.
Inclusive Dates: 1671-1960
Extent: 79 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Kenneth E. Kidd fonds

Accession Number: 80-030
Description: This fonds consists of the administrative and academic records created during Professor Kenneth Kidd's career at Trent University. The fonds has been arranged into three distinct series: administrative, academic, and materials related to the development of the native studies program at Trent University. It includes: committee minutes; correspondence, especially relating to the Departments of Anthropology and Native Studies; and manuscripts of works on glass beads, which were later published. There are also brochures, programs and papers from learned societies.
Inclusive Dates: 1952-1979
Extent: 4.3 m
Restrictions: Permission of the University Archivist.


TITLE: Professor Kenneth E. Kidd fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 92-007
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of research notes, bibliographic information and manuscript drafts created by Professor Kidd in the course of his work on Paul Kane.
Inclusive Dates: 1954-1979
Extent: 46 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Professor Kenneth E. Kidd fonds. Additions

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


TITLE: Martha and Kenneth Kidd collection

Accession Number: 11-006
Description:Collection consists of correspondence and photographs related to the careers and the private lives of Martha and Kenneth Kidd.
Inclusive Dates: 1920-1989
Extent: .8 m of textual records; ca. 1000 photographs
Restrictions: Permission of the University Archivist required for access to correspondence in Box 1; all other material open access.


TITLE: Colonel George E. Laidlaw fonds

Accession Number: 74-011
Description: The fonds consists of microfilm of typescript and manuscript forms of "The Aboriginal Remains of Victoria County" by Colonel George E. Laidlaw from June, 1912.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed [ca. 1974]
Extent: 1 reel
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Trevor Lloyd fonds

Accession Number: 87-014
Description: This fonds consists of papers and records forwarded by Trevor Lloyd regarding the North, Arctic North America, Greenland, Rasmusson, the Scandanavian north, the Thule expedition V, Canadian Arctic Sovereignty, Canadian Arctic Defense, Eskimo, musk oxen, Mackenzie River and many other articles and photocopied records relating to the north.
Inclusive Dates: 1818-1985
Extent: 3 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Lubicon Lake Cree Indian Band fonds

Accession Number: 90-011
Description: This fonds consists of newspaper articles and correspondence relating to the long-standing land claims dispute of the Lubicon Lake Cree Indian Band of northern Alberta. It includes the controversial Fulton Report from 1986 and copies of federal and provincial negotiations, extensive coverage of the Band's boycott of the 1988 Calgary Olympic Winter Games, and media coverage of associated medical and social problems such as cancer, tuberculosis, as well as the decline in the quality of life of the Lubicon people.
Inclusive Dates: 1981-1990
Extent: 1 m
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: 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: Meta Incognita collection

Accession Number: 03-012
Description: Collection includes the agendas, minutes, and correspondence of the Meta Incognita Project Steering Committee and the Archival Research Task Force (ARTAF). Also included are ARTAF research materials, reports, transcripts, notes, etc. relating to an American Historical Association meeting and a Trent University conference which focused on the subject of Frobisher and his Northwest initiatives.
Inclusive Dates: 1991-2000
Extent: 1.1 m of textual records, 1 VHS tape, 1 cassette tape


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: Moose Factory Mission Church fonds

Accession Number: 74-015
Description: This fonds consists of registers of baptisms, marriages, burials and deaths, preachers' book and diary, church accounts, and history of the Christian mission at Moose Factory.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed Dec. 1967
Extent: 1 reel
Restrictions: N


TITLE: National Association of Friendship Centres fonds

Accession Number: 94-010
Description: This fonds consists of papers, correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports and financial statements relating to the National Association of Friendship Centres. The records identify the relationship between the native-aboriginal friendship centres and the Secretary of State, and, the relationships between the national organization and the provincial and territorial federations and local Native Friendship Centres.
Inclusive Dates: 1973-1991
Extent: 3 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Native studies photographic collection

Accession Number: 77-002
Description: This collection of photographs comes from the Public Archives of Canada, Archives of Ontario, Saskatchewan Archives, Public Archives of Manitoba, Royal Ontario Museum and the American Museum of Natural History. Subjects include native peoples, immigrants, Riel Rebellion, surveys, and early explorers.
Inclusive Dates: 1812-1930
Extent: 392 photographs
Restrictions: Visual use only; not for reproduction. If copies are desired, the appropriate repository must be contacted to determine copyright.


TITLE: Native Studies slide collection

Accession Number: 80-035
Description: The collection consists of copies of photographic slides from holdings of the Archives of Ontario relating to native life in Ontario, North West Territories and Northern Canada.
Inclusive Dates: [19?]
Extent: 387 slides
Restrictions: Permission of the Ontario Archives required to copy.


TITLE: David Newhouse fonds

Accession Number: 11-007
Description: This collection is comprised of research files, published articles, government documents, reports and supporting documents all pertaining to Aboriginal issues in Canada. The materials were deposited by the Indigenous Studies Department, Trent University. Some documents were reallocated to the Government Documents section of Bata Library, some were returned to the Indigenous Studies Department, and those deemed to be of archival value are represented herein.
Inclusive Dates: 1960-2008
Extent: 1.4 m of textual records
Restrictions: N


TITLE: John Norton fonds

Accession Number: 74-012
Description: The fonds consists of microfilmed copies of undated and dated correspondence, and papers from 1796 to 1842. Topics included are: Mohawk rationing, relations with Joseph Brant and his family, Indian land administration in Upper Canada and United States, family/personal news, and Six Nations Affairs. The fonds also includes papers, notes and correspondence of J. McE. Murray of the Ontario Historical Society regarding the Ontario Historical Society's papers and records (Vol. 37, 1945).
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 15 Mar. 1947
Extent: 1 reel
Restrictions: No copies without written permission of the Archivist of Ontario.


TITLE: Ontario Natives Development Fund fonds

Accession Number: 95-005
Description: This fonds consists of the Ontario Native Development Fund's correspondence and records which relate to the native position in Ontario and to the establishment of the ONDF's field reports of visits to Ontario cities to set up fund raising events.
Inclusive Dates: 1965-1972
Extent: 25 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Ontario Natives Development Fund (Windsor, Ontario) fonds

Accession Number: 09-003
Description: Fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, photographs, articles and speeches relating to the Windsor, Ontario committee of the Ontario Natives Development Fund Inc.
Inclusive Dates: 1960-1974
Extent: 12 cm of textual records - 28 photographs - plus item in Vault
Restrictions: N


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: 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: Chief George Paudash papers

Accession Number: 02-1003
Description: Microfilm consists of one 16 mm reel of records collected by Chief George Paudash of the Hiawatha reserve at Rice Lake, Ontario. Included on the reel are the following: Letterbook, 1825-1842; Band Council Minutes, 1834-1848; Peter Jones Entry Book, 1831-1848 (includes band council minutes, correspondence, addresses, and petitions); and Band Council Minutes and Correspondence, 1842-1867. The reel is Series A - Vol. 1011, T-1456.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 1981
Extent: 1 microfilm reel
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: Shirley Quan's Baker Lake journal fonds

Accession Number: 89-1061
Description: This fonds consists of a summer journal written by Shirley Quan who spent a summer at Baker Lake in the Northwest Territories as a volunteer. A copy of her Pressed Artic Flower project is included.
Inclusive Dates: 1962
Extent: 1 file
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: Royal Commission on the Northern Environment fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 94-018
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of research papers, government reports and newspaper clippings concerning northern environment, mercury poisoning, acid rain and native land issues.
Inclusive Dates: 1977-1978
Extent: 30.5 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: Serpent Mounds Foundation of Peterborough fonds

Accession Number: 74-1003
Description: The fonds consists of mimeograph and typescript copies of minutes, an outline of history and purposes of the Foundation, and two papers on the Serpent Mounds, at Rice Lake, one of which is by William Richard Adams of Bloomington, Indiana.
Inclusive Dates: Jan. 1956-May 1956
Extent: 2 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: St. Regis Mission fonds

Accession Number: 74-013
Description: The fonds consists of microfilm copies of letters of priests once in charge of St. Regis Mission, including incoming and outgoing correspondence, written in French between 1767 and 1891.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 16 Mar. 1966
Extent: 1 reel
Restrictions: No copies to be made without written permission of resident priest of St. Regis Mission, Diocese of Valleyfield.


TITLE: Allan L. Sherwin fonds

Accession Number: 15-001
Description: Fonds consists of Professor Allan L. Sherwin’s research materials relating to the biography of Bridging Two Peoples: Chief Peter E. Jones, 1843-1909 and the nineteenth and early twentieth century history of the Mississaugas (Ojibwe) of the New Credit First Nation of Hagersville, Ontario. The research materials consist primarily of photocopies of original documents including letters and papers from Library and Archives Canada, the Archives of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation and various other publications. Copies of correspondence between Dr. Jones and Prime Minister John A. Macdonald, copies of The Indian, the newspaper edited by Dr. Jones and writings of various Aboriginal writers are included. Interspersed within the files is correspondence with other academics especially Canadian Historian Professor Donald B. Smith, the author of the classic biography of Dr. Peter E. Jones’s father entitled Sacred Feathers: The Reverend Peter Jones (Kahkewaquonaby) and the Mississauga Indians.
Inclusive Dates: ca. 2001-ca. 2013
Extent: .6 m of textual records; ca. 15 photographs
Restrictions: Most of the research material is comprised of copies of documents and photographs from other archival collections, from published books and articles, and from academic theses and dissertations. This material may not be reproduced or quoted directly without appropriate consent.


TITLE: Professor Donald B. Smith fonds

Accession Number: 13-007

Description: Fonds consists of Professor Donald B. Smith's research material pertaining to the eighteenth and nineteenth century history of the Ojibwe of southern Ontario. The research materials consist primarily of photocopies of published articles, bibliographical references, and handwritten notes; included is material related to the Mississauga (Ojibwe) of the Trent River Valley. Interspersed within the files is correspondence with other academics and authors.
Inclusive Dates: ca. 1980-2013
Extent: 2.5 m of textual records; ca. 45 photographic reproductions
Restrictions: No copies to be made without appropriate consent.


TITLE: Professor Donald B. Smith fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 15-009
Description: Fonds is comprised of published and unpublished research materials pertaining to Indigenous people. Also included are correspondence, copies of emails, handwritten notes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Extent: 1 m of textural records; ca. 10 photographs
Restrictions: No copies to be made without appropriate consent.


TITLE: St. Thomas the Apostle Anglican Church of Moose Factory, Ontario fonds

Accession Number: 74-014
Description: This fonds consists of microfilmed copies of 3 volumes, which include 2 registers of baptisms (1852-1893), and one register of burials (1851-1906).
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 16 June 1969
Extent: 1 reel
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Frances Stewart fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 94-006
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of photocopies of correspondence from 1780 to 1858; 4 volumes of transcriptions of letters, journals and other papers of Frances Stewart of Douro Township, Upper Canada, and other family members. These 4 volumes transcribe materials of varying provenance and location and were made by Jean Shearman and her sisters.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied 1978
Extent: 1 foot; 2 inches
Restrictions: N


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. Meta Incognita fonds

Accession Number: 05-012
Description: Fonds consists of correspondence, reports, notes, papers, and research material relating to the Meta Incognita project, a project relating to the Arctic voyages of Martin Frobisher.
Inclusive Dates: 1990-2000
Extent: 60 cm of textual records; 30 photographs; 1 audio cassette
Restrictions: Permission of Thomas H.B. Symons and the University Archivist required.


TITLE: William Taylor collection

Accession Number: 94-003
Description: This collection consists of pamphlets, occasional papers and government publications relating to native issues and the north.
Inclusive Dates: 1950-1989
Extent: 5 inches
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Norman Townsend fonds

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


TITLE: Larry Turner fonds

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


TITLE: Wendaban Stewardship Authority fonds

Accession Number: 14-013

Description: Fonds consists of correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, reports, photographs, tapes of WSA meetings, news releases, newspaper articles, legal documents, and publicity materials pertaining to the WSA. Also included are background documents and discussion papers for the Forestry/Land Use Management Plan developed by the WSA, and research materials (primarily photocopies) pertaining to forests and logging, fish and fisheries, wildlife, biodiversity and environmental matters.
Inclusive Dates: 1990-1994
Extent: 1.6 m of textual records. -- 2 VHS tapes. -- 20 mini-cassettes. -- 4 audio-cassettes. -- ca. 25 photographs. -- ca. 25 negatives.
Restrictions: Permission of archivist required.


TITLE: Don Whiteside fonds

Accession Number: 04-004
Description: This fonds consists of reviews and reports by Don Whiteside. Also included are research materials, correspondence, cassette tapes, and slides of Native peoples and communities.
Inclusive Dates: 1969-1990
Extent: 45 cm; 43 cassette tapes; ca. 40 slides
Restrictions: None


TITLE: Bernice Winslow (Dawendine) fonds

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