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Accession Number: 97-011

Title

Addison family fonds. -- 1908-1941. -- 46 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

The Addison family members are descendants of Mark Robinson, Ranger and Superintendent of Algonquin Park from 1907-1936. Ottelyn Addison is the daughter of Mark Robinson, and was born in 1909. Her children are William D. Addison, Peter M. Addison, and Edward M. Addison. Ottelyn spent her childhood summers in Algonquin Park, and has written two books about Algonquin Park, "Early Days in Algonquin Park", and "Tom Thomson, The Algonquin Years". She was also editor of "The Young Naturalist" and "The Richmond Hill Naturalist Bulletin". Ottelyn currently lives in Aurora, Ontario.

Custodial History

This fonds was in the custody of the Addison family before it was donated to Trent University Archives via John Wadland.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of diaries and documents of Mark Robinson, Ranger and Superintendent of Algonquin Park from 1907-1936.

Notes

Title based on the donor of the fonds.

This fonds was donated by the Addison family.

Restrictions:
On January 1, 2006, the literary rights to the diaries and loose materials became the property of Trent University.
On January 1, 2016, copyright to the diaries and loose materials became the property of Trent University; permission to quote from this fonds must be obtained from Trent University Archives.

For related records see: 77-1022, 77-027.

Finding Aid

Box 1

Diaries:

1908

1909

1910

1911

1912

1913 behind the diary is envelope with loose material found from the diary

1914 same as above

1915 same as above

1916 same as above

1917

1918

1919 behind the diary is envelope with loose material found from the diary

1920 same as above

1921 same as above

1922 same as above

1923 same as above

1924 same as above

1925

1926 behind the diary is envelope with loose material found from the diary

1927 same as above

1928 same as above

1929 same as above

1930 same as above

Box 2

Diaries:

1931

1932 behind the diary is envelope with loose material from the diary

1933 same as above

1934 same as above

1935

1936 behind the diary is envelope with loose material from the diary

1937

1938

1939

1940

1941

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