The Archives & Special Collections house some of the more unique, rare and valuable collections in the Brock University Library with particular attention to resources highlighting the Niagara area, autism, United Empire Loyalists, and Freemasonry.

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Recent Submissions

  • Mackenzie Heritage Printery Museum, 1995-2001, n.d. (non-inclusive) 

    Adams, Anne (2018-08-15)
    Clippings and correspondence regarding the Mackenzie Heritage Printing Museum.
  • Brock University Teachers' College Yearbook 1970 

    Brock University (1970)
    The 1970 Teachers' College yearbook for Brock University. The yearbook includes: Graduates, Student Activities, Literary, Candid photographs, Advertisements.
  • Brock University Teachers' College Yearbook 1967 

    Brock University (1967)
    The 1967 Teachers' College yearbook for Brock University. The yearbook includes: Administration, Graduates, Student Activities, Literary, Candid photographs, Advertisements.
  • 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 ...
  • Brock University Teachers' College Yearbook 1966 

    Brock University (1966)
    The 1966 Teachers' College yearbook for Brock University. The yearbook includes: "Administration, Graduates, Activities, Literary, Candids, Advertisements".
  • H.G. Hunt's Ticket Office Circular 

    H.G. Hunt's Ticket Office (n.d.)
    An advertisement for H.G. Hunt's Ticket Office on St. Paul street in St. Catharines. A few of the statements include: " Has any one been so kind as to die and leave you a few thousands, and you want to be at the funeral, ...
  • Circular Surgeon Dentist C.O. Beam 

    Beam, C.O. (n.d.)
    A circular advertising Surgeon Dentist C.O. Beam at Office No. 30, St. Paul Street. The circular includes the following: "The preservation of the natural organs is unquestionably the highest triumph of dental art, and ...
  • Statistics from the Department of Transport Welland Ship Canal 

    Department of Transport (1937)
    Statistics from the Department of Transport on the Welland Ship Canal.
  • Supplement to the Inland Revenue Report – Canal Statistics, 1875 

    Department of Inland Revenue (1875)
    A "supplement to the Inland Revenue Report for Year ended 30th June, 1875. Canal Statistics for season of navigation, 1875." Included in the supplement are several charts like "General statement shewing the Quantity of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canadian Cricketer’s Guide 

    Unknown author (1858-01)
    Canadian Cricketer’s Guide sent to John L. Ranney, St. Catharines, 1857-1858. The guide begins "So well and favorably known in Cricketing Circles. Tho aim and objects of the Publication my be thus briefly stated: 1st - ...
  • Letter - William Woodruff to Agricultural Society 

    Woodruff, William (1846-10-15)
    A letter to the Agricultural Society from William Woodruff regarding the growing of grapes, 1846. He writes "The Isabella grape vine stands the winter well, easy raised and cultivated, they want no laying down nor housing ...
  • Indenture between Queen Victoria and the Minister of Public Works in Canada to William Hutchinson of Port Dalhousie 

    Unknown author (1875)
    An indenture between Queen Victoria and the Minister of Public Works in Canada to William Hutchinson of Port Dalhousie for a wharf lot in Port Dalhousie, Ontario, 1875.
  • 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, ...
  • Shares in Niagara District Bank 

    Unknown author (1844)
    A promise to take shares in the Niagara District Bank. Some of the names include: estate of Samuel Street, Thomas Street, W. Hamilton Merritt, Oliver Phelps, Thomas Keefer and S.D. Woodruff among others, 1844.
  • Account A.K. Boomer to James Mahoney 

    Boomer, A.K. (1848)
    Account A.K. Boomer to James Mahoney, 1848. The bill includes "repairing two pair pants, balance of an Irishman's Act., cutting vest for boy..."
  • Workbook from Boomer Brothers of St. Catharines, 1851-1853, 1857 

    Unknown author (1851-1853)
    Workbook from Boomer Brothers of St. Catharines, 1851-1853, 1857.

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