Trent University Archives Newsletter


Trent University Archives News Number 41
This issue serves as a helpful guide for those interested in exploring the genealogical resources located at Trent University Archives.
Trent University Archives News Number 40
The year 2012 marks the bicentennial anniversary of the War of 1812. This issue highlights related documents from our holdings, some of which reflect the commemorative centennial activities of 1912.
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 38
This issue acknowledges the support and friendship of bibliophile Hugh Anson-Cartwright. For more than forty-five years, Anson-Cartwright has had the interests of Bata Library and Trent University Archives at heart and has made many contributions to our holdings. We also include a description of an important new acquisition of print Canadiana, a bound volume of nineteenth-century pamphlets related to Louis Riel and the North-west Rebellion of 1885.
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 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 35
Contents include a discussion by Janice Millard titled "Forensic Investigation in the Archives." Several examples of nineteenth-century legal documents from the Archives' court and legal firm collections are depicted.
Trent University Archives News Number 34
This issue focuses on nineteenth-century weddings in the Peterborough area. Several examples of marriage documents are depicted. Also included is a tribute to Dr. Fern Rahmel, playwright, educator, and journalist.
Trent University Archives News Number 33
This issue focuses on Gilbert and Stewart Bagnani, after whom the newly opened Bagnani Hall, located at Traill College, is named. The Bagnanis both held positions at Trent University during the 1960s and early 1970s.
Trent University Archives News Number 32
Contents include letters to Santa written by the Boyd family children of Bobcaygeon, Ontario between 1897 and 1901.
Trent University Archives News Number 31
This issue highlights the newly acquired collection of first edition Richard Outram and Barbara Howard books and broadsheets which were donated to Trent University Archives and Special Collections by Professor Emeritus John W. Burbidge. The July appointment of Janice Millard as Curator of Archives, Special Collections, Rare Books and Gifts is also mentioned, along with overviews of three recent digitization projects in the Archives: the Katchewanooka Herald (1855-1859); Arthur student newspaper; and the immigration letters of Frances Stewart.
Trent University Archives News Number 30
This issue focuses on the professional achievements of Dr. Bernadine Dodge, University Archivist Emeritus, who retired in June 2009 from Trent University Archives. Included are tributes to Bernadine from Trent University Founding President, T.H.B. Symons, Trent University Professor Emeritus John Wadland, and University of Manitoba archival theorist Dr. Terry Cook. Also included is a description of a booklet recently published by the Archives, Sketchbook Moments: The Early Works of Marmaduke Matthews.


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