Date of the items: 1912-1975
Physical description: 15 cm
Title: Clayton Bullock Fonds
Creator: Clayton Bullock
Repository: Trent Valley Archives
Reference number: TVA Fonds 893
Scope and contents: 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 Conditions: No Restrictions
Finding aid: None, see file listing below
Accruals: No further accruals are expected
Custodial history: Acquired by Linda Boeck and donated to the Trent Valley Archives in June & August 2021.
Biographical sketch: Clayton Bullock (1912 – 1996) was born in Lakefield ON and was the son of Howard James Bullock (1882 – 1949) and Lucy Evelyn Harriet Norish (1889 – 1969). He married Una Jean Archer (1912 – 2000), daughter of Rev. William Robert Archer (1876 – 1952) and Mary Louisa Whitworth (1880 – 1974). Clayton Bullock was a teacher for over 33 years in Peterborough schools, including principal at Armour Heights Public School.
Related Fonds at TVA: Other fonds at TVA also contain rural diaries and account books: F171 John Graham Weir; F697 George Shield; F717 Mahoney Family and F856 Mary C. Wood.
More materials related to the Archer family can be found in F187 Archer Family.
Lakefield United Church
Archer, Rev. Robert William family
Fenwick, Rev. Dr. Mark
George Street United Church, Peterborough
List of Files:
|Fonds #||File #||File Description||Date 1||Date 2||Comments|
|893||0||Donation forms, Newspaper article re Bullock-Archer wedding, genealogical info||2021|
|893||1||Hockey, Syl Apps||1943||Globe and Mail photos when Apps broke his leg in hockey game.|
|893||2||Casablanca Conference & World War II||1942||1943||20 newspaper photos of wartime leaders Churchill, Roosevelt, and others at the Conference; also two maps focusing on the area west of Stalingrad|
|893||3||Farm Journals||1911||1921||2 farm account books, one kept by H.J. Bullock, 1912-1914; and one household account book, 1911-1921, probably kept by Mrs Bullock who added recipes|
|893||4||Personal Account Book, 176 pages||1933||1951||Kept by Clayton Bullock, and meticulously accounts for every penny spent.|
|893||5||Photo Album 1, 26 photos||1920s||23 photos related to Stoney Lake building and scenes; 2 photos of three children; farm family including the three children, early 1920s; Good pictures of the lake hotel, but unidentified.|
|893||6||Archer Family Photo Album 2, 75 photos, 3 loose items||1910s||1920s||Family photos most unidentified but showing the Archer family some perhaps in Camden East|
|893||7||Photo Album 3 , 46 photos; 80 postcards||1939||Photos of family and friends and postcards of Canada & Britain, often reflecting charges held by one of the three Archer clergy and Rev. Mark Fenwick, uncle by marriage to Una Archer’s mother, Mary Louisa Whitworth|
|893||8||Photographic Items: League of Nations group photo 8×10; award presented to Clayton Bullock; class picture perhaps at Armour Heights School; copy of photo showing Paul Brown, c 1940 in “racing car”, horse and milk wagon in background; colour photo of lower class 1971-72 at Armour Heights; snap of teachers, June 1957; news photo of Clayton Bullock as swimming coach at King George, 1949; mounted postcard of York Minster 1929; litho print of Westerland Sirius, Newfoundland dog.||1929||1972||School class photos, presentation photos, newspaper clipping|
Group of 12 students at side of stone school wide range of ages
|893||10||George St. United Church||1967||1975||Brief History of George St. Methodist Church\ & its successor Part 1, 1835 – 1925 (1967); Part 2,1925 – 1967, histories, 1 corrected; A Centennial History of George St. United Church Peterborough 1875-1975|
|893||11||Peterborough Normal School Yearbook 1931-32||1931||1932||Una J. Archer personal copy; includes photos of Una Archer and Clayton Bullock|
|893||12||Ukulele and Ukulele Banjo||1924||Self instruction booklet|
|893||13||Plaque & Gavel||1954||1973||Plaque & Gavel presented to Clayton Bullock as President of OPSMTF (Ontario Public School Male Teachers’ Federation)|