Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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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.
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.
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 regional history of Peterborough County and the War of 1812
In keeping with Lang Pioneer Village's mission statement of preserving, promoting and authentically recreating the rural history of the Peterborough County, this project has documented the historical connection between the area and the War of 1812. Though the Peterborough area was not the site of any recorded acts during the conflict, several questions have been answered in regards to its impacts on the local history., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Research objectives -- Study area -- Chapter 1: Introduction to the War of 1812 -- Chapter 2: Literature review. 2.1: Historical geography. 2.2: Regional geography. 2.3: Cultural geography. 2.4: Archival research. 2.5: Oral history -- Chapter 3: Methodology -- Chapter 4: Results. Section 4.1: War of 1812 veterans and the County of Peterborough. Section 4.2: The participation by the First Nation people. Section 4.3: The perspective of women on the War of 1812. Section 4.4: Music and songs of the time period -- Chapter 5: Discussion. 5.1: Research setbacks. 5.2 Recommended future research. 5.3 Research connections -- Chapter 6: Research conclusions. 6.1 Summary of key findings. 6.2 Concluding comments -- References -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D -- Appendix E., Submitted By: Nathaniel Hayes and Aleysha Rajabali. --, Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700Y: Research in Human Geography.
Burleigh Falls
Introduction -- Settlement -- Logging -- Locks -- Tourism -- Conclusion -- Illustrations and descriptions -- Appendix -- Bibliography., by Emily Alkenbrack., Date of Project Submission: April, 2006., Completed for: Trent-Severn Waterway, Parks Canada; Supervising Professor: Dimitry Anastakis, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and maps., CAST 481.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reflection paper
Peter M. Tasse. --, For: Professor J.S. Milloy, April 18, 2000, Cultural Studies 387., CUST 387: Community-Based Research Project.

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