Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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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.
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.
Cultural heritage inventory of Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan Township
This report is part of a database that will be used to signify the importance of heritage in the Kawartha regions. The township of Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan was surveyed and documented concerning its cultural and natural heritage., 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 What is heritage? 2.3 Heritage value. 2.4 Heritage conservation. 2.5 Heritage designation. 2.6 Displaying and promoting heritage data. 2.7 Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan Township. 2.8 Conclusion -- 3. Definition of terms and methodology. 3.1 Key research terms. 3.2 Methodology -- 4. Results -- 5. Analysis of data. 5.1 Pattern analysis. 5.2 Discussion -- 6. Future applications. 6.1 Fieldwork. 6.2 Heritage inventory -- 7. Conclusion -- 8. References -- 9. Appendix., Erica Springate, Sasha Sztajdocher. --, Prepared for: Steven Tufts, Trent University; Carol Andrews, Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Trent Centre for Community-based education., [Date of project completion]: April 4th, 2007., Includes 2 page brochure: "Cultural heritage inventory, getting started. Kawartha Heritage Conservancy.", Includes bibliographic references (p. 39-41)., Geography 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
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.
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.
Looking back
Section 1: Reflection paper ; Section 2: 4th Line Theatre Package ; Section 3: Project forms and documentation., reflective paper and project submission produced by Johann Ramsaran., Date of project submission: April 2005., This paper outlines the process of collecting and critically examining the community response to rural one-room school closures in the Peterborough/Cavan region during the late fifties and well into the sixties. To gather reactions the author conducted a comprehensive literature of local histories, conducted interviews of past pupils and teachers of local one-room schools, the examination of post-war education theory an policy., The package includes: literature review ; final research report ; bibliography ; electronic copy of slideshow presentation ; interviews and transcripts., "School photos from CB&B Historical Society.", GEO470: Research in Human Geography.
From social policy to social marketing
Introduction -- Part 1. Mental health policy and the rise of Neo-Liberalism. 1. A brief historical context of mental health prior to 1970. 2. Policy making and government legislation. 3. Theoretical perspectives on the erosion of social policy -- Part II. Responses to mental health policy and reform. 1. The Canadian Mental Health Association. 2. The consumer/survivor movement. 3. Conclusions -- Part III: Social marketing and effective poster design -- Part IV: Recommendations for effective poster design., Laura Mayo. --, Completed for: Canadian Mental Health Association: Peterborough Branch, Professor James Struthers, Trent University, Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes: Final research report, bibliography., Includes bibliographic referneces (p. 32-33)., Canadian Studies 481, Community-Based Research Project.
Greasing the wheels
by Sarah Bailey. --, Includes bibliography., Completed for: Fisher Gauge Industrial History Learning Centre, Professor Marg McGraw, Trent University, Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references., WMST 387 - Immigrant Women in Canada.
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.
Recommendations for the future use of the Hope Mill as a tourist attraction and public programming ideas through the comparison of other historic mills
This research was conducted under the request of the Hope Mill Restoration Committee, Otonabee Conservation Foundation. The reason such research was needed was to find ways to return the Hope Mill to a fully operational site, as well as promoting it as a tourist attraction., Abstract -- Introduction to case study area -- Aims and objectives of Hope Mill restoration project -- Aims and objectives of research -- Definitions -- Research methods -- Non-operational mills in Southern Ontario -- Operational mills in Southern Ontario -- Future suggestions for the operation of the Hope Mill -- Problems with research -- Conclusions -- Figure 1: Map of the Hope Mill Conservation Area -- Figure 2: Map of the location of historic mills in Southern Ontario -- Photographs of the Hope Mill -- References -- Special thanks., By Crystal Martin. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.

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