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Accession Number: 78-1003

Title

Camp Illahee fonds. -- 1961-1963. -- 1 folder.

Biography / History

Camp Illahee was established in 1946 in Cobourg, Ontario. It began as a children's camp run by the Toronto Y.M.C.A. for diabetic children and later began catering to children with other diseases including heart and kidney conditions, haemophilia, and controlled epilepsy. The camp was later taken over by the Family Service Association of Metropolitan Toronto, an agency of the United Way. The name of the camp was changed to Illahee Northwoods Camp and its location was moved from Cobourg to Drag Lake in Haliburton, Ontario.

Custodial History

The fonds was previously in the custody of the Ontario Camping Association before it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of minutes, reports, budgets, correspondence and other records relating to the administration of Camp Illahee.

Notes

Title based on the organization which created the fonds.

The fonds was donated by the Ontario Camping Association.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

For related records see: 89-015 and 92-005.

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