Trent University Archives Newsletter


Trent University Archives News Number 07
Contents include Thomas H.B. Symons' role in bringing about new directions and vigor to Canadian Studies in Canada and abroad during his term as Chairman of the Commission on Canadian Studies (1972-1984). Highlighted are several archival collections that were acquired for Trent University Archives through the efforts of Professor Symons during his term as University President.
Trent University Archives News Number 20
Contents include 19th century Christmas recipes for turkey, mincemeat pie, and cake. Also included is an 1891 quote from a letter written by Anna Leveridge to her mother in England in which she describes the Coe Hill Christmas social and the types of food that were available.
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.
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 08
Contents include references to Christmas in the writings of Margaret Laurence, Robertson Davis, and E.J. Pratt.
Trent University Archives News Number 05
Contents include Reverend Michael Farrar and his art works depicting Hastings, Ontario in the 1860s and 1870s. Also included are articles on the Edwin Zimmerman Yerex fonds and new additions to the Professor Ross Irwin fonds, and an introduction to our new on-line exhibit featuring women pioneers in Peterborough County.
Trent University Archives News Number 09
Contents include Friends of the Bata Library's support of the Library and, particularly, the Archives. Members featured include researcher and writer Quentin Brown, Dr. Fern Rahmel, and Professor Gordon Roper.


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