Unveiling Postcards from Peterborough

Trent Valley Archives (TVA) is pleased to invite the community of Peterborough and surrounding area to their Open House on Saturday, Sept 10 th from 1-4 p.m. At that event TVA will launch an extraordinary new book entitled “Postcards from Peterborough and the Kawarthas” written by Elwood Jones and Matthew Griffis. Although other materials have […]

Fonds 400

Fonds Number: 400 Title: Matthew Griffis Creator: Matthew Griffis Dates of Material: 1900-2003 Physical Description: 1 file folder; 2 DVD-Rs (approx. 10GB total) Scope and Contents:  This digital image collection comprises high-resolution scans of approximately 230 colour, sepia, and black and white vintage postcard images of Peterborough, Lindsay, and various locations in the Kawartha Lakes region. All originals measure […]

Fonds 236

Fonds Number: 236 Title: Doug and Mary Wilson fonds Creator: Doug and Mary Wilson Dates of Material: 1930s to 1970s Physical Description: .12 m (4 inch) Scope and Contents: File contains political ephemera related to Peterborough election campaigns from 1958 to 1981; photographs, naval cadets, fishing, nursing gathering 1943, PCVS photos, 1939; nursing retirement party, […]

Fonds 272

Fonds Number: 272 Title: Percy and Rosie Simpson Creator: Upper Stoney Lake Association Dates of Material: 1914-1927 Physical Description: 5 cm Scope and Contents: Postcards and greeting cards exchanged between Percy and Rosie (nee Couldrey) Simpson during their courtship years together with cards from family and friends. Includes post card albums from Bonn, Koln [Cologne] […]

Fonds 176

Title: Miller Family fonds Creator: James Douglas Miller Dates of Material: ca. 1960-2007 Physical Description: 5 metres (about 16 feet) Repository: Trent Valley Archives Scope and Contents: Papers relating to the Miller family genealogy, and papers relating to the life of James Douglas (Doug) Miller (1927- ). The family is significant for its contribution to […]

Fonds 90

Fonds Number: 90 Title: Martha Anne Kidd Fonds Creator: Martha Kidd Dates of material: 1817-1997 (historical documents (copies) chiefly after 1817) Physical description: 11.3 metres Repository: Trent Valley Archives Scope and content: Research collection of Martha Anne Kidd, local Peterborough historian, relating to her work with Peterborough Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee (PACAC), Peterborough Historical Society, […]

Fonds 30

Fonds Number: 30 Title: Robert Delledone (1932-2002) Collection Creator: Robert Delledone Dates of Material: 1825-1991 Physical Description: 4.2 metres Scope and Contents: Collection of Robert Delledone consisting of voters’ list, Lakefield, 1945-53; Charles Percy, Trent Canal timber charges, 1896; Women’s Institute, xxx; Mavis Birch ledger, 1922, 1937; Village of Lakefield Treasurer’s book, 1875-1897; Clarice M. […]

Fonds 94

Title: Gerry Stephenson Canoe History Fonds Creator: Gerry Stephenson Dates of Material: Physical Description: 6 metres Textual 5 metres Photographs 1 metre; c 2500 photos [800 in Series M, N and O] Film 16950 feet Scope and Contents: The fonds is organized in the following series. Those series most pertinent to Gerry’s work and interest […]