|2||Edmison, J Alex||
Dates: 1690s to 1990s, chiefly 1920s to 1970s
Fonds consists of correspondence, ephemera and photographs relating to the career of J. Alexander Edmison from childhood through a remarkable series of careers.
Access Points: Edmison (family); Edmison, J. Alex (1903–1980); Edmison, the Rev J. H. (1857–1928); Edmison, Alice (1915–2002); Criminology; Taylor Statten Camps; Camp Ahmek; Trent University; Queen’s University; Jarvis Collegiate; YMCA; World War II; Hyde Park, Speakers’ Corner; Peterborough; Grove, Lakefield College; National Parole Board; Jack Bilbo; Criminology Centre, University of Ottawa
The fonds consists of research material, notes, correspondence, photographs, maps, booklets and newspaper clippings regarding the history of the village of Lakefield, Ontario.
Access Points: Industry; Business; Railways; Lakefield Police history; Canada Cement, Lakefield; Canadian General Electric; Colonial Glass Company; Lakefield Canoes; Lakefield Dentists, Doctors; Lakefield College School; Millage Plumbing; Orange Lodge; Roy Photography Studios; Peterborough Liftlock; The Salvation Army; The Gideons; Bickell Family; Birdsall Family; Choate Family; Sherin Family; Moodie Family; Strickland Family; Traill Family; Catharine Parr Traill; Susannah Moodie; Rev. Mark Burnham; Mark S. Burnham; William Dennon; Andrew Onderdonk; R.B. Rogers
|17||Lakefield Women's Institute|
|18||Lakefield Fire Plans|
|88||Lakefield Historical Society|
|93||Lakefield High School|
|210||Christ Church, Lakefield|
Dates: 1975 to 2010
Fonds consists of slides, 1975, and photo prints, 1989-2010, taken at public events held throughout the Peterborough Region. The slides for 1975 relate to the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Robinson settlers of 1825 and the Peterborough Exhibition, founded in 1843, marking belatedly its 100th anniversary.
Access Points: Peterborough, Ontario; Peter Robinson Settlers; Peterborough Exhibition; King Edward School; Peterborough Regional Health Centre; Trent University; Peterborough Liftlock
|355||Grant, William C.||
One photograph showing William C. Grant using the first dial telephone for Lakefield after Bell took responsibility for supplying phone services to the village. He lived at “Westove,” the last home of Catharine Parr Traill. The photo shows, left to right, the Bell employee, William C. Grant, and his Dalmation dog, Dom.
Access Points: Lakefield, Ontario; Bell Telephone
|391||Performing Arts Lakefield|
The fonds consists of 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 approximately 9×14 cm. The scans include the front and back of each card (labelled “a” and “b” respectively); these were scanned (at a resolution of 600 dpi) and labelled by the donor before donation. All paper originals remain with the donor; he has donated only the scans to TVA to use for public research, publications (when copyright allows), and TVA publicity.
Access Points: Peterborough, Ontario; Lindsay, Ontario; Kawartha Lakes; Frederick M. DelaFosse; Carnegie Library
|406||Peterborough County House of Refuge||
Fonds consists of records and historical research notes compiled by Kim Krenz related to the history of the Peterborough County House of Refuge, and its successor Rosemere Manor. The House of Refuge operated from 1906 to the 1970s, when Rosemere Manor was established as a senior’s residence around 1979.
Access Points: Lakefield, Ontario; Rosemere Manor; Peterborough County; Kim Krenz; Preston Family; Richard McCarthy
|459||Lakefield College School||
|548||Lakefield Village Municipal Records|
|596||Lakefield Zoning By-Law|
Dates: c. 1840s to c. 1990s
Fonds consists of photocopied material covering the history of the residence located at 5 Katherine St. in Lakefield, Ontario. Includes land/survey documents of the property; a note about Samuel DeChamplain; documents and research pertaining to the Stricklands; information and correspondence regarding Ephraim Sanford and his family and Elizabeth Cameron, a poet from Lakefield; and information on specialists related to dating historic houses.
Access Points: Lakefield, Ontario, Angus Baxter, Ephraim Sanford, Samuel Strickland, Elizabeth Cameron, Champlain
|671||Lakefield Village Plan 1876|
|674||Lakefield Village Plan 1888|
|679||Chaplin family, Lakefield|
|784||Lakefield Sea Scouts||
The fonds consists of the Lakefield Sea Scouts 1 Group Committee minutes, 1950-2013; annual reports, 1950s, 1960s, 1990s; financial records, 1948-1985, 1995-2005; records of the Building Fund, 1985-1990; reports on activities, 1957-1992, 2011; records related to the Bantam Hockey Team, 1947-1948; press coverage, 1959; programs, 1959-1967; a photo album, 1960s; Kawartha District Scouts minutes and reports, 1960-1998; and scrapbooks, 1936-1966.
Access Points: Scouting; Kawartha District Group Committee; Lake Katchewanooka; Boats; Jim Atkinson
The fonds consists of personal account books, 1937 – 1942 kept by Clayton Bullock, a farm account book kept by Bullock’s father Howard James Bullock, 3 photo albums from Lakefield United Church pastor, Rev. William Archer (d. 1952), a class photo from Armour Heights School, George St. United Church histories, and a gavel. The fonds also includes photographs and memorabilia, news clippings tied notably to the Casablanca Conference of Churchill and Roosevelt in 1942, and postcards written to and collected by Rev Dr. Mark Fenwick, uncle by marriage to Una Jean Archer.
Access Points: Lakefield United Church, Archer, Rev. Robert William family, Casablanca Conference, Fenwick, Rev. Dr. Mark, George Street United Church, Peterborough
|915||Westove, Lakefield ON|
|942||Lakefield Millennium Trail|