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Publications Based on Research Conducted at TU Archives

Updated: December 2020

The holdings of Trent University Archives are rich in scope and have provided primary evidential and informational research material for a multitude of books and articles. We have tried to capture as many of the titles as we can think of - over 100!

  1. 4th Line Theatre (Robert Winslow, playwright): Welcome Death, 2009.

  2. Algie, Susan and James Ashby (authors): Conserving the Modern in Canada: Conference Proceedings. 2005.

  3. Algie, Susan and James Ashby: Peterborough Modern. 2007.

  4. Aoki, Jodi (author): "The Letters of Frances Stewart: Two Centuries of Layered Representation" in Archival Narratives for Canada: [Re]Telling Stories in a Changing Landscape, edited by Christl Verduyn and Katherine Garay, 2011.

  5. Aoki, Jodi (editor): Revisiting "Our Forest Home": The Immigrant Letters of Frances Stewart. 2011.

  6. Ballstadt, Carl, Elizabeth Hopkins, Michael Peterman (editors): I Bless You in My Heart: Selected Correspondence of Catharine Parr Traill. 1996.

  7. Ballstadt, Carl, Elizabeth Hopkins, Michael Peterman (editors): Susanna Moodie: Letters of a Lifetime. 1985.

  8. Barker, Edna (editor): A Peter Gzowski Reader: Peter Gzowski. 2001.

  9. Barker, Grace (author): Timber Empire: The Exploits of the Entrepreneurial Boyds. 1997.

  10. Beare, Margaret E. (author): Honouring Social Justice: Honouring Dianne Martin. 2008.

  11. Begg, D.J. Ian (author): “Tebtunis, 1934-1999: The Two Insulae” in Echos du Monde Classique, Vol. XLIV. n.s. 19, 2000, No. 2.

  12. Begg, D.J. Ian (author): “Greece 1921-1924 in the Bagnani Archives,” in Scripta Mediterranea, Vol. XXIII, 2002, 55.

  13. Begg, D.J. Ian (author): “The Canadian Tebtunis Connection at Trent University,” in Echos du Monde Classique, Vol. XLII, n.s. 17, 1998.

  14. Begg, D.J. Ian (author): ""It was Wonderful, Our Return in the Darkness with... the Baskets of Papyri!": Papyrus Finds at Tebtunis from the Bagnani Archives, 1931-1936" in Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 35 (1998) 185-210.
  15. Begg, D.J. Ian (author): "New Potential from Old Archives," [paper presented at the conference Ancient Lives: The Tebtunis Papyri in Context, 2000].
  16. Begg, D.J. Ian (author): “Papyrus Finds at Tebtunis from the Bagnani Archives, 1931-1936,” in Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists, Vol. 35, 1998.

  17. Begg, D.J. Ian and Todd Brenningmeyer (authors): "Reconstructing Tebtunis: Assembling a Site Model Using Archived Aerial Photography," in Digital Discovery..., edited by J.T. Clark and E.M. Hagesmeister, 2007.
  18. Begg, D.J. Ian (author): Lost Worlds of Ancient and Modern Greece: Gilbert Bagnani: The Adventures of a Young Italo-Canadian Archaeologist in Greece, 1921-1924, 2020.
  19. Benidickson, Jamie (author): Idleness, Water, and a Canoe: Reflections on Paddling for Pleasure. 1997.

  20. Bow, Jane (author): At the Foot of the Rapids: The Story of Peterborough. 2001.

  21. Bowley, Robert E. (author): History of the Post: Smith Township. 1990.

  22. Braz, Albert (author): “Dorothy Choate Herriman (1901-1978)” in The Small Details of Life: 20 diaries by Women in Canada, 1830-1996, edited by Kathryn Carter, 2002.

  23. Broken Arrow Magainze (Neil Young News), Issue 117 (Feb 2010); Issue 118 (May 2010).

  24. Brown, Quentin (editor): This Green & Pleasant Land: Chronicles of Cavan Township. 1990.

  25. Brunger, Alan G. (editor): Harvey Township: An Illustrated History. 1992.

  26. City and County of Peterborough (publishers): Peterborough: Land of Shining Waters: An Anthology. 1967 (includes Isabella Miller Letters 70-1001).

  27. Cole, A.O.C. (editor): Illustrated Historical Atlas of Peterborough County, 1825-1875. Abridged Edition. 1988.

  28. Cole, A.O.C. (author): Trent: The Making of a University: 1957-1987. 1992.

  29. Cole, Jean Murray (author): The Loon Calls: A History of the Township of Chandos. 1989.

  30. Cole, Jean Murray (author): Origins: The History of Dummer Township. 1993.

  31. Cole, Jean Murray (editor): Sir Sandford Fleming: His Early Diaries, 1845-1853. 2009.

  32. Cole, Jean Murray (author): South Monaghan: The Garden of Eden. 1998.

  33. Colton, Timothy J. (author): Big Daddy: Frederick G. Gardiner and the Building of Metropolitan Toronto. 1981.

  34. Compton, Anne (author): A.J.M. Smith: Canadian Metaphysical. 1994.

  35. Corbett, Gail (author): Katherine Wallis. 1997.

  36. Coughlan, Rev. Tim (author): From My Village to the Global Village. 2000.

  37. Crerar, Jacqueline (author): Of Lake, Land & River: A Genealogical History of the White Family 1784-2005.

  38. Davis, J. Madison (editor): Conversations with Robertson Davies. 1989.

  39. Delledonne, Bob (author): Nelson’s Falls to Lakefield: A History of the Village.1999.

  40. Darling, Michael E. (author): A.J.M. Smith: An Annotated Bibiliography. 1981.

  41. Dodge, Bernadine (author): “Dissonant Voices in a Victorian Court Room: The Murder Trial of Dr. William King, Cobourg, 1858-59,” in Ontario History Vol. XCV, No. 2 (Autumn, 2003).

  42. Elbl, Ivana (author): Archival Evidence of the Portuguese Expansion in Africa. 1993.

  43. Fleming, R.B. (author): Peter Gzowski: A Biography. 2010.

  44. Fleming, R.B. (author): The Wartime Letters of Leslie and Cecil Frost, 1915-1919. 2007.

  45. Forkey, Neil S. (thesis author): Segmented Frontiers: A Socio-Environmental History of Areas of the Trent Watershed, Ontario, 1818-1867. 1996.

  46. Forkey, Neil S. (author): Shaping the Upper Canadian Frontier. University of Calgary Press, 2003.

  47. Gerson, Carole and Veronica Strong-Boag (editors): E. Pauline Johnson, Tekahionwake: Collected Poems and Selected Prose.” University of Toronto Press, 2002.

  48. Graham, Jean Lancaster (author): Asphodel: A Tale of a Township. 1978.

  49. Graham, Roger (author). Old Man Ontario: Leslie M. Frost. 1990.

  50. Grant, Judith Skelton (author): Robertson Davies. For Your Eye Alone, Letters 1976-1995. 1999.

  51. Grant, Judith Skelton (author): Robertson Davies. Discoveries, Early Letters, 1938-1975. 2002.

  52. Gray, Charlotte (author): Flint and Feather. 2002.

  53. Grover, Rachel (author): "Michael Andrews Farrar: Pioneer Artist and Clergyman," in Journal of Canadian Studies Vol. 34.3 (Autumn 1999).

  54. Guiguet, Kristina (author): The Ideal World of Mrs. Widder’s Soiree Musicale: Social Identity and Musical Life in Nineteenth-Century Ontario. 2004.

  55. Gzowski, Peter (author): Friends, Moments, Countryside: Selected Columns From Canadian Living, 1993-1998. 1998.

  56. Heintzman, Ralph (editor): Tom Symons: A Canadian Life. 2011.

  57. Hodgins, Bruce W. and Bernadine Dodge (editors): Using Wilderness: Essays on the Evolution of Youth Camping in Ontario. 1992.

  58. Hozer, Michèle & Peter Raymont: (film) West Wind: The Vision of Tom Thomson, 2012.

  59. Huffman, Doris (author): Kawartha Park by Path and by Paddle. 1987.

  60. Irwin, Ross W. (author): Mariposa: The Banner Township. 1984.

  61. Johnston, Sheila M.F. (author): Buckskin and Broadcloth: A celebration of E. Pauline Johnson Tekahionwake 1861-1913. Natural Heritage, 1997.

  62. Jones, Elwood (author): Intermittent Ambition: Bridges Over the Otonabee Since 1825. 1991.

  63. Jones, Elwood (author): Peterborough Golf & Country Club 1897-1997. 1997.

  64. Jones, Elwood & Bruce Dyer (authors): Peterborough: The Electric City. 1987

  65. Jones, Elwood (author): Winners: 150 Years of the Peterborough Exhibition. 1995.

  66. Jones, Elwood (editor): Anson House: A Refuge and a Home. 2001.

  67. Kent, David A. (editor): Hugh Anson-Cartwright Bookseller: A Celebration. 2000.

  68. Kokotailo, Philip (thesis author): title unknown. [1992].

  69. Leetooze, Sherrell Branton (author): The Trail Through the Bush: A Brief History of Manvers Township. 1998.]

  70. Leetooze, Sherrell Branton (editor): Service in Three Centuries. 2008.

  71. Lewis, Joyce C. (author): From Douro to Dublin: The Letters of Frances Stewart. 1994.

  72. Mallory, Enid (author): Kawartha: Living on These Lakes. 1991.

  73. Martin, Carol (author): Catharine Parr Traill, Backwoods Pioneer. 2004.

  74. McCalla, Douglas (author): Consumers in the Bush: Shopping in Rural Upper Canada. 2015.
  75. McCalla, Douglas (author): “The Needs of Farm Households: Farm Families' Purchases from Two Upper Canadian Stores in 1861” in Espace et Culture/Space and Culture , Serge Courville et Normand Séguin eds. (Ste-Foy: Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 1995), 355-67.

  76. McCalla, Douglas (author): “Retailing in the Countryside: Upper Canadian General Stores in the Mid-19th Century,” Business and Economic History , 26: 2 (winter 1997), 393-403.

  77. McCalla, Douglas (author): “Seeing pioneers as modern: rural Upper Canadians go shopping”, in Temps, espace et modernités. Mélanges offerts à Serge Courville et Normand Séguin , Brigitte Caulier et Yvan Rousseau dirs (Québec: Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 2009) 137-50.

  78. McCalla, Douglas (author): “Textile Purchases by Some Ordinary Upper Canadians, 1808-1861,” Material History Review , 53 (spring-summer 2001), 4-27.

  79. McCalla, Douglas (author): “Upper Canadians and Their Guns: an Exploration via Country Store Accounts (1808-61)”, Ontario History , 97 (2005), 121-37.

  80. McCalla, Douglas (author): “A World Without Chocolate: Grocery Purchases at Some Upper Canadian Country Stores, 1808-1861” in Agricultural History vol.1 no. 2 Spring 2005.

  81. McConkey, Rosemary (author): The Leddy Legacy: 1831 to 2005. 2005

  82. Natural Heritage/Natural History (publishers): Blue Lake and Rocky Shore: A History of Children's Camping in Ontario. 1984.

  83. O'Brien, Brendan (author): Speedy Justice: The Tragic Last Voyage of His Majesty's Vessel Speedy. 1992.

  84. Ontario. Ministry of the Environment: The Price of Gold [videorecording]. 2013. (the story of the Deloro Mine Site Cleanup Project).
  85. Pammett, Howard (author): Lilies and Shamrocks: A History of Emily Township, County of Victoria, Ontario 1818-1973.

  86. Peterman, Michael (editor): The Backwoods of Canada. Catharine Parr Traill. 1997.

  87. Peterman, Michael (author): Sisters in Two Worlds. 2007.

  88. Read, Colin and Ronald Stagg (editors): The Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada: A Collection of Documents. 1985.

  89. Roper, Gordon (author): A Caddy Chronicle. 1998.

  90. Shaw-Cullen, Lisbeth and Alissa Lee (authors): Changing Lives in Changing Times: Peterborough, Women and the YWCA 1891-1991. 1991.

  91. Sjölin, Thorsten: Robert Brooking, 1813-1893: Missionary extraordinary in West Africa and Canada, his descendants and some of his contemporaries. The Brooking Society Biographical Booklet. 2011.

  92. Smith, Glenys, R.N.: Sister Helen L. Fowlds: A Canadian Nurse in World War I. Story Developed by Glenys Smith, R.N., March 2014. (unpublished paper; located in Isolated Manuscripts #78)
  93. Strong-Boag, Veronica and Carole Gerson (authors): Paddling Her Own Canoe: The Times and Texts of E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake). 2000.

  94. Theberge, Clifford and Elaine Theberge (authors): At the Edge of the Shield: A History of Smith Township 1818-1980. 1982.

  95. Tivy, Louis (author): Your Loving Anna: Letters from the Ontario Frontier. 1972.

  96. Walker, Dan & Sharon Molotkow (compilers): The Marriage Registers of Upper Canada/Canada West. Volume 7 Part 1 Newcastle District 1810-1848. 1996.

  97. Walker, Dan & Sharon Molotkow (compilers): The Marriage Registers of Upper Canada/Canada West Volume 7 Part 2 Newcastle District 1848-1855. 1996.

  98. Wall, Sharon (author): The Nurture of Nature: Childhood, Antimodernism, and Ontario Summer Camps, 1920-55. 2009.

  99. Weder, Adele (editor): Ron Thom and the Allied Arts (contributors: Tony Robins, Brigitte Shim, Thomas Symons, Adele Weder), 2013.
  100. Weston, Hilary. No Ordinary Time. 2007.

  101. Whitfield, Alta (The North Monaghan Historical Research Committee): A History of North Monaghan Township 1817-1989.

  102. Wilson, Catharine Anne (author): Tenants in Time: Family Strategies, Land, and Liberalism in Upper Canada, 1799-1871.

  103. Wilson, Sharry. Young Neil: The Sugar Mountain Years. 2014.
  104. Woolcott, Leslie (author): A Sense of Exclusion: Reflections on ‘Being Ethnic’ in Peterborough, a Mid-Sized Ontario City. 1994.