Fonds Number: 156
Title: Clive Naismith fonds
Creator: Clive Naismith
Dates of Material: 1961-1962
Physical Description: 5 cm
Scope and Contents:
Newspaper articles from the Peterborough Examiner covering all aspects of the bank robbery in Havelock, Ontario, 31 August 1961, and of the subsequent manhunt and of the trial, March 1962.
Open to researchers.
Clive Naismith lent these files to Grace Barker while she was writing her book on the Bad Luck Bank Robbers: the 1961 Havelock Bank Robbery (Cobourg, Dawn Publishing, 2006). They were donated to the Trent Valley Archives through the agency of Grace Barker, July 2006.
Biographical Sketch/ Administrative History
Clive Naismith, a former OPP policeman, while stationed in Peterborough in 1961 was assigned to be a member of the search team hunting for the Havelock bank robbers in the late summer of 1961. He kept a complete set of articles related to the excellent coverage by the Peterborough Examiner and also shared his memories.
Toronto Dominion Bank
Havelock bank robbery, 1961
Ontario Provincial Police
TVA F156 1 Examiner 31 August 1961
TVA F156 2 Examiner 31 August 1961 xerox
TVA F156 3 Examiner 1 September 1961
TVA F156 4 Examiner 1 September 1961 xerox
TVA F156 5 Examiner 2 September 1961
TVA F156 6 Examiner 2 September 1961 xerox
TVA F156 7 Examiner 5 September 1961
TVA F156 8 Examiner 5 September 1961 xerox
TVA F156 9 Examiner 1 March 1962
TVA F156 10 Examiner 1 March 1962 xerox
TVA F156 11 Examiner 2 March 1962
TVA F156 12 Examiner 2 March 1962 xerox
TVA F156 13 Examiner 3 March 1962
TVA F156 14 Examiner 3 March 1962 xerox
TVA F156 15 Examiner 5 March 1962
TVA F156 16 Examiner 5 March 1962 xerox