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.
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.
Research of county trails
by Diana Kouril., Completed for: County of Peterborough. Supervising Prof. Stephen Bocking, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of Project Submission: April, 2010., Includes bibliographical references., ERST 3840: Community-Based Research Project.
Teachers' experiences in one room school houses
The primary purpose of this project was to explore the experiences of teachers in one room schoolhouses in order to provide background information for a play to be performed at 4th Line Theatre. The author interviewed several former teachers and researched literature on the subject., submitted by Victoria Brake. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Leanna Brodie at the 4th Line Theatre; Supervising Professor: Jim Struthers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: May 2005., CAST 483, Canadian Studies, 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.

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