Trent University Archives Newsletter


Trent University Archives News Number 37
Contents include images of our newly acquired Susanna Moodie paintings. Also included is information about our new Disaster Preparedness and Response Plan prepared this spring by Fleming College's Collections Conservation and Management class. And, highlighted from our holdings is an image of an Indigenous woman at nearby Rice Lake painted in 1860 presumably by Colonel Robert Brown of the Royal Scotch Fusiliers.
Trent University Archives News Number 39
This issue has a music theme and highlights a few of the historically significant items of sheet music located in the holdings. Included is a description of newly acquired print music which had belonged to Peterborough's Captain John Rubidge and presented by him in the early 1800s to his wife-to-be, Margaret Clarke. Also highlighted is print music by Port Hope's Mark Burnham, including his 1832 Colonial Harmonist.
Trent University Archives News Number 29
Contents include a tribute to Dr. Gilbert Monture, former member of Trent's Board of Governors and an officer of the Order of the British Empire. Dr. Monture was instrumental in the formation of the Indigenous Studies program at Trent University.
Trent University Archives News Number 36
This issue is focused on a winter theme. Diary entries, segments of letters, and photographs reflect the experiences of Peterborough area residents during the nineteenth century and early twentieth century.
Trent University Archives News Number 43
This newsletter includes an article about two new sculptures by David James which have recently been acquired by the Trent University Art Collection. We also remember Martha Ann Kidd, a long-time friend of the Archives who died on July 30th of this year, and highlight a few of Trent's earliest documents as Trent prepares for its 50th anniversary in 2014.
Trent University Archives News Number 53
Canadian Studies is the focus of this issue of Archives News, a timely topic, given the upcoming international "Contesting Canada's Future" conference, to be held at Trent in May. Our Trent Treasures column reflects on the Great Depression in Canada and the responses to the social injustices of that period. Also, Doors Open Peterborough 2015 will be held entirely at Trent, also in May, and the Archives is a host site; details are available in the newsletter.
Trent University Archives News Number 06
Contents include Ron Thom's award-winning architectural designs for Trent University. As Master Planning Architect, Thom was also responsible for choosing designer furniture for his new buildings. Some of the chairs which adorned the campus are featured in this newsletter.
Trent University Archives News Number 04
Contents include some Christmas cards from the Boyd Collection. We also featured a Christmas dinner which Helen Fowlds and other nursing sisters served to soldiers serving in France in 1915.
Trent University Archives News Number 03
Contents include a focus on gardening featuring Sheila Boyd, Frank Morris, Kittie Revell Peck, and Catharine Parr Traill.


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