Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

A cultural history of Lakefield Lift Lock
The purpose of this project is to document the cultural landscape at the Lakefield Lock Station over the nineteenth and early twentieth century. The project will focus on the development of the lumering industry with emphasis on the early construction and infrastrucutre development in Lakefield and surrounding areas along the Trent Severn Waterway., Abstract -- 1.0 Introduction. 1.1 Key research terms. 1.2 Study area. -- 2.0 Literature review. 2.1 Staples theory. 2.2 Historical geography. 2.3 Historical record. 2.4 Local literature -- 3.0 Methods. 3.1 Archival research. 3.2 Interaction with local historians. 3.3 Primary sources. 3.4 Photographs -- 4.0 Results. 4.1 Key settlers. 4.2 Samuel Dickson. 4.3 Samuel Strickland. 4.4 Cavendish. 4.5 Timber trade. 4.6 Mills. 4.7 Strickland mill. 4.8 Perry mill. 4.9 Cavendish mill. 5.0 Herriot mill. 5.1 Dickson mill -- 6.0 Conclusion -- 7.0 Recommendations -- 8.0 Appendix -- 9.0 Bibliography., By Rebecca Williams. --, Completed for: Parks Canada (Trent Severn Waterway Historical Site). Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: April 2012., Includes bibliography., Geography 4700Y - Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Lakefield Lock and embankment cultural landscape project
Introduction -- Literature review and methods -- Settlers and key actors -- Construction and history at Lakefield. Dam, lock and canal. Lawsuits -- Industry at Lakefield. Mills. Lumber. Other -- Conclusions -- Appendix -- Glossary of terms -- Bibliography., by Ashley Wauthier and Chris Pavlos., Date of Project Submission: April, 2010., Completed for Trent-Severn Waterway, Parks Canada; Supervising Professor: Prof. Heather Nicol, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., GEOG 4700, Research in Human Geography.

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