Date of the items: 1940-2016
Physical description: 15 cm
Title: Bill Jordan Fonds
Creator: Bill Jordan
Repository: Trent Valley Archives
Reference number: TVA Fonds 799
Scope and contents: The fonds consists of family photographs and other materials related to Bill Jordan.
Access Conditions: No Restrictions
Finding aid: See separate file listing in Excel
Accruals: No further accruals are expected
Custodial history: Donated by Margeree Edwards, the executor of the Jordan estate, on July 16, 2019.
Biographical sketch: Bill Jordan was born in 1940 in Stockport, Cheshire, England to parents William Jordan (1894-1968) and Josephine Jordan (1896-1960). He and his wife Margaret Jordan managed the Trent University bookstore from its opening to the 2000s, and owned their own bookstore, Jordan’s Bookstore, in Brookdale Plaza in the 1990s. Bill was a very active member of the Peterborough arts community, working with the Peterborough Theatre Guild and other theatrical groups throughout his life. He passed away in 2016.
Related fonds at TVA: See F392 Bill and Margaret Jordan for more materials related to Bill Jordan.
There are several fonds at TVA with materials related to the arts in the Peterborough area, including
F38 Ray Gillies;
F259 Kathy Hooke;
F 392 Bill and Margaret Jordan
F344 Millburn Jones;
F606 Hinton Theatre Collection;
F789 Tim Rowat;
F F402 Gwen Brown and
F800 Kiwanis Music Festival.
F572 Cathleen McCarthy
See also F50 Electric City Collection photographs.
Peterborough Theatre Guild
Trent University Bookstore