Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Oral histories of new Canadians
by Ayesha Barmania., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: The New Canadians Centre ; Supervising Professor: Jacqueline Solway ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., IDST 3700Y.
Historical place names
This research project examines three study areas in the Peterborough County, Curve Lake First Nation, and two municipalities of North Kawartha and Galway-Harvey and Cavendish. The main focus of this project was to examine the names of water bodies and some land forms in the three study areas., Abstract -- Introduction -- Literature review. 1. Introduction. 2. Background information. 3. Sense of place. 4. Brief history of the settlement of Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough County. 5. Aboriginal peoples role in place names. 6. How places are names. 7. Types of place name studies. 8. How to conduct place names research. 9. Trends in place name research. 10. Ontario place names studies. 11. Conclusion -- Methods -- Results. Curve Lake First Nation. North Kawartha. Cavendish, Galway-Harvey. Cumulative analysis -- Discussion. Individual trends. Cumulative trends -- Conclusion -- Appendix. Curve Lake First Nation. North Kawartha. Cavendish, Galway-Harvey., By: Ellery Leitch, Subitha Premkumar & Kathleen Watt. --, Includes: bibliography and appendices., Completed for: Leora Berman at the Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervisor Alan Brunger, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2008., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Dissecting a doctor's ledgers two centuries later
The research project centered around Dr. John Hutchison's business ledgers from the 1800's [sic]. Using these original documents an analysis of the doctors income during some of the most comprehensive years will be accomplished. In order to analyze the income and equivalents the ledgers will first have to have the formatting changed to allow for separation and manipulation of the data., Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results -- Key definitions -- Discussion -- Conclusion., Completed for: Hutchison House Museum; Supervising Professor: Joanna Freeland, Trent University; Course Coordinator: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Enclosed CD Contains: Appendices, Photographs of Original Ledgers, Transcription of Original Ledgers, Resources and References, 19th Century Medical Terminology., FRSC 4980 Community-Based Education.
Heritage designation for the Hope Sawmill
The Hope Sawmill, in the village of Keene, is currently under renovation to repair damages caused by arson. The renovation of the Mill will return the building to a working museum and preserve the historical heritage of the site., Part one: The designation process. What is the process for designating a heritage site. Reasons for designation. Registration. Restrictions on alteration. Restrictions on demolition or removal. Offences [sic] and penalties -- Part two: Should heritage deisgnation [sic] be sought for the Hope Sawmill? Introduction. What? Why? Conclusion -- Part three: Heritage challenge fund. Introduction. Is there enough community endorsement? Current funds raised. Current funds available. Conclusion -- Part four: Recommendations. Introduction to the issue. Otonabee Region Conservation Authority's issue. Stakeholders. Problems ORCA faces. Solutions to ORCA's problems. Funding limitations. In conclusion -- Bibliography., A research report by: Adam Parker. --, A research report by Adam Parker, for the Otonabee Region Conservation authority., Date of project submission: April 11, 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 30)., Geography 470: Research in Human Geography.
Oral histories of immigrants in Peterborough
by Bronte Germain & Karen Yamamoto., Date of Project Completion: April 2014., Completed for: New Canadian Centre; Supervising Professor: Jose Miguel Garcia Ramirez / Karen McMullin; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., HSST 4900Y.
Reflection paper
Peter M. Tasse. --, For: Professor J.S. Milloy, April 18, 2000, Cultural Studies 387., CUST 387: Community-Based Research Project.
Reflections of change
Chapter one: Setting the stage -- Chapter two: Social planning in Canada: Three stages -- Chapter three: The early years. Getting started. Fishing for resources -- Chapter four: Developing a presence -- Chapter five: Developing a voice -- Appendix A: Interview questions -- Appendix B: The people of PSPC -- Appendix C: Possible members of the PSPC. Original list. Revised list -- Appendix D: Reports, publications and events sponsored by the PSPC -- Bibliography., written by Alice Hutton. --, For: Canadian Studies/History 477, Social policy and the Trent Centre for Community Based Education, April 18, 1997., Includes bibliographic references (p. 58)., CAST 477: Social Policy and Canada.
The story of Nassau Hills Farm
Introduction. -- Early Inhabitants and Agriculturalists. -- Era of European Settlement. -- Back at Nassau Hills Farm. -- The Nassau Mills Community. -- The Farm Buildings and More about the Bolton Family. -- The Development of Trent University and its Impacts on Nassau Hills Farm and the Nassau Mills Community. -- Conclusions. -- Bibliography. -- Appendix One - Land Registry. -- Appendix Two - Deed of Land James Crowley to Cornelius Crowley. -- Appendix Three - Deed of Land Robert Bolton to Ernest and Margaret Bolton. -- Appendix Four - Lot 7 Concession 10 Map. -- Appendix Five - Bylaw to Authorize Expropriation. -- Appendix Six - Peterborough Examiner "Trent University Accused of Land-Grabbing". -- Appendix Seven - Peterborough Examiner "Trent President denies Land Acquisition Unfair". -- Appendix Eight - Peterborough Examiner "Buying Large Land Areas Good Economic Planning"., Prepared by: Kollene Drummond, Completed for: Trent Vegetable Gardens; Supervising Professor: Stephen Bocking, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references., ERST 4840H - Community-Based Research Project.
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.
The history of immigration to Peterborough, 1900-1980
by Clare Taylor & Zoe Murray., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: New Canadians Centre & Peterborough Partnership Council on Immigrant Integration ; Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., GEOG 4030Y.
Rural heritage tours of Peterborough County
The purpose of this research project was to assemble the information needed for the TVA to offer two tours (one for adults, one for students) of the rural heritage of Peterborough County. In order to address these goals and to develop an effective fieldtrip, an analysis of literature that was relevant to the research topic was required in the form of a literature review., I. Abstract -- II. Research objective -- III. Literature review. Introduction. Historical and cultural geographies. The study area. Activity-based learning. Methods. Conclusion -- IV. Methodology. Site selection criteria. Field trip development. Education kit development -- V. Results. Education kit. Adult tour -- VI. Conclusions and recommendations -- VII. References. Literature review. Methods. Township books -- VIII. Appendices. 1. Grade 7/8 curriculum. 2. CORTS theme listing and site identification chart. 3. Fieldtrip package. 4. Fieldtrip map. 5. Photographs. 6. Answer key for Activity #4., by Stephanie Attley. --, Includes: literature review, final research report, bibliography, curriculum., Completed for: John Marsh at the Trent Valley Archives; Supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
connection between canoe building and canoe culture in Peterborough County, Ontario, Canada and the regions of Suffolk County, Massachusetts and Oxford County, Maine, U.S.A
The purpose of this project was to aid the Trent Valley Archives in conducting research using certain aspects of the Gerry Stephenson canoe history fonds in order to determine what the contents can tell us about canoe building and canoe culture; and whether a short history can be published highlighting any links between canoe building and canoe culture in Peterborough, Ontario and the region of Oxford in Maine, U.S.A., Forward -- Acknowledgements -- Section 1: Introduction. Literature review. Canoe culture. Canoe building. Study area. Cultural geography. Methodology sources -- Section 2: Research methods. Limitations -- Section 3: Discussion. History of canoe building/canoe culture. How canoe culture spread. Who is George Stephenson? -- Section 4: Conclusion. Summary of recommendations -- Section 6 [sic]: Bibliography -- Appendices. 1. Rough outline of Robertson and Stephenson family trees. 2. Map showing Suffolk County, Massachusetts. 3. Map showing Peterborough County. 4. Map showing Oxford County, Maine. 5. Map showing the study regions., By Kimberley Chapelle. --, Includes: literature review; preliminary research report; bibliography., Completed for: Trent Valley Archives; Supervising Professors: Susan Wurtele and Steven Tufts, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references (p. 30-33)., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.

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