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

Recent Submissions

  • A. Winifred Sankey Collection, 1948-1992, n.d. 

    Adams, Anne (2018-03-14)
    Materials of the A. Winifred Sankey Collection fonds includes clerical records, photographs, clippings and various other materials that document the activities of the St. Catharines Civic Orchestra/Niagara Symphony ...
  • New England and Canadian Trip, 1952 

    Adams, Anne (2018-02-13)
    This is a combined journal and photograph album of a trip that was taken through New England and Canada from September 8 to September 21, 1952. The journal consists of 10 original typewritten pages and eighty one 8 ½ x 9 ...
  • Eye Witness Account of the Death of Tecumseh by Captain Andrew Johnson, 1842 

    Adams, Anne (2018-02-06)
    One 6 page letter signed by Captain Andrew Johnson in which he presents an eye witness account of the death of Tecumseh at the hands of Colonel Richard Johnson at the Battle of the Thames on October 5, 1813.
  • John Guay Brock University Photos 

    Adams, Anne (2018-01-15)
    17 coloured photographs
  • Canada Post Office Documents, 1833, 1835, n.d. 

    Adams, Anne (2018-01-15)
    One 9 ½ page booklet of typed instructions to a Deputy Post Master in Canada. The size is 28 cm x 17 cm. One 3 ½ page contract (typewritten including annotations) for transporting His Majesty’s Mails. The size is 31 cm. ...
  • Niagara Military Museum collection, 2009, 2017 

    Adams, Anne (2018-01-09)
    One book and 4 flyers pertaining to the Niagara Military Museum
  • Janet Carnochan letter, 1914 

    Adams, Anne (2018-01-09)
    One 3 ½ page handwritten letter to Canon Ker from Janet Carnochan.
  • Niagara Falls and Montreal photos, [1870-1880] 

    Adams, Anne (2018-01-09)
    5 sepia photographs of Niagara Falls and 3 sepia photographs of Montreal. All photos are mounted on 28.5 x 23 cm. ivory cardstock.
  • Jean Lussier Collection, 1928, 1930, n.d. 

    Adams, Anne (2018-01-09)
    Two copies of a sepia postcard showing Jean Lussier exiting from the 6 foot rubber ball which was lined with oxygen tubes. He rode the ball over the Horseshoe Falls on July 4, 1928. He is shown here being assisted out of ...
  • Letter from John R. Rittenhouse, 1867 

    Adams, Anne (2018-01-09)
    A 2 ½ page letter and envelope. The letter is from John R. Rittenhouse. There is a postmark of Jordan, Ontario, July 7, 1867. There is a 10 cent stamp on the envelope. The letter is addressed to his cousin, Miss Polly Weiss ...
  • Seburn Family Fonds, 1757-1936, n.d. (non-inclusive) 

    Adams, Anne (2017-12-07)
    31 cm. (1 small and 2 oversize boxes) of textual records 113 b&w photos 10 tintypes 2 daguerreotypes 1 wooden stamp
  • Canadian History Fonds 

    Adams, Anne (2017-10-31)
    Items regarding local history particularly focusing on Loyalists, Thorold, St. Johns, Niagara-on-the-Lake and the War of 1812. All items are photocopies.
  • Orville (Jimmy) Manson family fonds, 1839-1996, n.d. 

    Cameron, Chantal (2017-10-06)
    Fonds consists of material related to Orville James (Jimmy) Manson and his family. Most of the materials are slides, photographs, film, and some genealogical material. Two photograph albums feature photographs from Jimmy’s ...
  • Merchant ship captain John F. Kennedy fonds, 1796-1862 

    Cameron, Chantal (2017-10-04)
    The fonds consists mainly of letters from merchant ship captain John F. Kennedy to his wife Marcia Gray, written from 1796 to 1818. Some letters describe the confiscation of his ships, a common occurrence at the time due ...
  • Letters to Miss Harriet O’Connor from her brother J.M. O’Connor, May-November 1813. 

    Cameron, Chantal (2017-09-27)
    Three letters addressed to Miss Harriet O’Connor, City of New York, from her brother Jno [John] M. O’Connor, May-November 1813. The letters were written while O’Connor was fighting with the Americans during the War of ...
  • Alan Ganton collection, 1966-1982, n.d. 

    Cameron, Chantal (2017-09-27)
    The collection contains material related to Alan Ganton’s work as Superintendent of Plant Services at Brock University. It includes a letter from James A. Gibson offering employment at Brock University as Superintendent ...
  • Letter from W.A. Wilcox to James Wilcox, November 16, 1910 

    Cameron, Chantal (2017-09-22)
    A letter addressed to James Wilcox, Niagara Falls South, Ontario, from W.A. Wilcox, dated at Anniston, Alabama, November 16, 1910. The letterhead on the stationary reads “The Bishop of Alabama, Anniston”. The letter ...
  • Niagara Falls Postcards collection, 1906, n.d. 

    Cameron, Chantal (2017-09-20)
    Contains 4 postcards featuring scenes of Niagara Falls. Illustrations include the Horseshoe Falls from Goat Island, the Restaurant at Victoria Park, the Upper Steel Arch Bridge from the Canadian side, and Oakes Garden ...
  • One dollar bill of Confederate currency, 1862 

    Cameron, Chantal (2017-09-20)
    A one dollar bank note issued by the Confederate States of America, December 2, 1862. The note features a portrait of Clement Claiborne Clay, a spy for the Confederate War Department whose work to coordinate the activities ...
  • Constitution and By-laws, Ontario Baseball Amateur Association, 1932-1938 

    Cameron, Chantal (2017-09-15)
    Contains the Constitution and By-laws of the Ontario Baseball Amateur Association for 1932 and 1935, as well as the Constitution and By-laws of the Ontario Baseball Association for 1938. They belonged to George Blazetich, ...

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