These finding aids are meant to help researchers find information in the fond available at The Brock University Special Collections and Archives.

Recent Submissions

  • Postcard with Swastika and 4 Local Postcards 

    Adams, Anne (2018-11-01)
    14 cm. x 9 cm. coloured postcard.
  • George A. Nunamaker Fonds, 1664-1985, n.d. (non-inclusive) 

    Adams, Anne (2018-10-23)
    Fonds consists of genealogical records concerning the Nunamaker, and related families. Includes compiled family histories, marriage, birth and death records, newspaper clippings, as well as some correspondence and historical ...
  • Woman’s Christian Temperance Union of the County of Lincoln fonds 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-09-27)
    Fonds contains material about the activities of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union of the County of Lincoln. This includes material about the management of Alexandra Hall, a boarding house for young women in St. ...
  • Merritton Fire Department fonds, 1888-1974, n.d. 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-09-21)
    The fonds contains information about the activities of the Merritton Fire Department. The bulk of the collection consists of minute books. Other materials include committee reports, fire reports, member accounts books, ...
  • Review of Advocacy for Vulnerable Adults fonds, 1973-1987 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-09-14)
    Fonds consists of working papers, research material and submissions compiled by the Task Force of the Review of Advocacy for Vulnerable Adults. The rest of the Task Force’s work, including correspondence, minutes, and ...
  • Niagara Engineering Field Books Collection, 1892-1934 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-09-04)
    The collection consists of engineering field books containing surveys, diagrams and other information about the City of Niagara Falls, Ontario. Some books include other areas such as Niagara Falls (New York), Niagara-on-the-Lake, ...
  • Mackenzie Heritage Printery Museum, 1995-2001, n.d. (non-inclusive) 

    Adams, Anne (2018-08-15)
    Clippings and correspondence regarding the Mackenzie Heritage Printing Museum.
  • George Henry Seymour fonds, 1855-1860 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-08-03)
    Fonds consists of a travel journal kept by Vice-Admiral George Henry Seymour when he accompanied Edward VII, Prince of Wales (later King of England) for a tour of the Province of Canada, including a visit to Niagara Falls. ...
  • J.H.E. Secretan Scrapbook, 1925-1926 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-07-30)
    A copy of Canada’s Great Highway: from the first stake to the last spike by J.H.E. Secretan. The book is inscribed “To George Abbott. With love from the author ‘Sec’., Dec./24”. There are news clippings pasted in the ...
  • Robert Duncan fonds, 1918-1936, n.d. 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-07-27)
    Fonds consists mostly of letters to Robert Duncan of Toronto, many about the military history in the Niagara Region. Most of the letters are from Robert Geary and W.L. Calver. There are 21 letters, dated from 1918 to ...
  • The Colonel John Butler Heritage Committee fonds, 1985-2018, n.d. 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-07-25)
    Fonds contains material related to the activities of the Colonel John Butler Heritage Committee. Materials include administrative papers including correspondence, minutes, and agreements. Other materials pertain to the ...
  • Niagara area coloured prints collection, 1833-1850, n.d. 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-07-11)
    The collection consists of three prints featuring coloured illustrations of the Niagara area. Two of the prints feature illustrations of Niagara Falls and one of the Upper Canada Agricultural Association Exhibition at ...
  • First Lincoln Militia Regimental orders, November 19, 1838 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-07-10)
    A copy of First Lincoln Militia Regimental orders, dated at Niagara, 19 November 1838. The orders read as follows: “The Regiment will assemble on the Commons opposite Queen Street, on Thursday the 22nd inst. at 12 o’clock, ...
  • Richard Edward (Ted) Yates fonds, 1914-1955, n.d. 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-07-10)
    Fonds consists of five black and white photographs and one programme. The photographs relate to the construction of the fourth Welland Canal. They include a group photograph, including Richard Yates; Bridge no. 10 ...
  • Baker family fonds, 1848-1918 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-07-06)
    Fonds consists mostly of the journals and diaries of silversmith Stephens Baker of Beverly, Massachusetts, 1848-1883. This includes two travel journals and seven daily diaries. Both travel journals contain lenghty ...
  • Buffalo Heights leaflet, ca. 1928 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-07-05)
    A leaflet advertising Buffalo Heights, “Canada’s Choice Lake Shore Development”. The front page provides some of the selling features of the development, including its proximity to Buffalo, Bertie Bay (best sandy bathing ...
  • Boomer Family Business Fonds, 1830-1900, n.d. (non-inclusive) 

    Adams, Anne (2018-07-05)
    The textual materials of the Boomer Family Business fonds includes clerical records, legal documents, receipts and various other materials that document the activities of the family.
  • Panoramic photographs of Niagara Falls, 1970 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-07-04)
    Four colour, panoramic photographs of Niagara Falls, including the American Falls and Horseshoe Falls. Some photographs also include the Skylon Tower and Minolta Tower.
  • Letter from B.H. Thompson to Mary Thompson, August 6, 1848 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-07-03)
    A letter from B.H. Thompson, dated at Stanwix Hall, Albany, August 6, 1848, to Mary Thompson, New York. The letter describes Thompson’s trip from New York to Albany, and from there to Buffalo and Niagara Falls. He comments ...
  • Letters from Agnes Fitzgibbon to Henry James Morgan, 1861 

    Cameron, Chantal (2018-06-28)
    Two letters to Henry James Morgan from Agnes Fitzgibbon, dated at Toronto, 1861. The first letter is dated August 20, 1861 and marked “private”. The letter mostly discusses a box of books written by Ferdinand Brock Tupper ...

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