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.

Sub-communities within this community

Recent Submissions

  • Spectator fragment 

    Unknown author (1818)
    The Spectator: This is a partial page with the date and number removed. The notice is “all persons indebted to the late firm of Street and Woodruff are hereby called upon to make payment to Timothy Street”. The date of ...
  • The Spectator, May 3, 1816 no. 14 

    Unknown author (1816-05-03)
    The Spectator: printed and published for the proprietors at the Village of St. Davids, Upper Canada: Paper dated May 3, 1816 no. 14 contains a notice on the back page that Messrs. Street and Woodruff have established a ...
  • Tape #17 Interview with Gerhard J. Enns 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-08-24)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Gerhard J. Enns, August 24, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, outbreak of war, outbreak of Revolution, service as Sanitater, Revolution ...
  • Tape #16 Interview (contd.) with Nick Fransen 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-08-24)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview (contd. from tape #15) with Nick Fransen, August 24, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, post-Revolutionary conditions, war years, fall of the ...
  • Tape #15 Interview with Nick Fransen 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-08-24)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Nick Fransen, August 24, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, post-Revolutionary conditions, war years, fall of the Tsar and Revolution, ...
  • Tape #14 Interview (contd.) with Abram P. Regier 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-08-24)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Abram P. Regier (contd.) from tape #13, August 24, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, WWI, the Tsar, relationship with Russians, VBHH, ...
  • Tape #13 Interview with Abram P. Regier 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-08-24)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Abram P. Regier, August 24, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, WWI, the Tsar, relationship with Russians, VBHH, Revolution, military ...
  • Photocopied photograph - Richard Edward Yates sitting on girder 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    A photocopy of a photograph of Richard Edward Yates sitting on a girder.
  • Tape #12 Side 1 Interview with A.H. Henricks, Side 2 Interview with Henry Tiessen 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-08)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, side 1 is an interview with Abram H. Heinricks, side 2 is an interview with Henry Tiessen. There are no accompanying notes for the interview with Henry Tiessen. The interview ...
  • Programme - Inspection of the Welland Ship Canal Work By His Royal Highness, The Duke of Connaught, Her Royal Highness, The Princess Patricia and Staff 

    Welland Ship Canal Company (1914-05-11)
    A programme that details the visit/inspection of His Royal Highness, the Duke of Connaught and Her Royal Highness, the Princess Patricia on May 11, 1914. Sections 1, 2, 3 and 5 are described as the stopping points along ...
  • Tape #11 Interview with J.J. Wichert 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-08-04)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with J. J. Wichert, August 4, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, educational system, outbreak of war, Revolution, Selbstschutz, Canadian ...
  • Tape #9 Side 1 Interview with Frank Steingart, Side 2 Interview with D. Wiebe 

    Baar, Ellen (1976-07-26)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Frank Steingart on side 1 and D. Wiebe on Side 2. The interview on side 1 with Frank Steingart discusses the following: his life in Ruckenau, emigration, ...
  • Photographs - Flowerbeds, Pool, Greenhouse, Port Weller 

    Unknown author (1930-07-21)
    Two photographs of flowerbeds, pool and greenhouse in Port Weller. The caption on the first photograph reads "Welland Ship Canal. Flowerbeds, Pool, Greenhouse, Pt. Weller, looking N. L41. July 21st 1930." The second ...
  • Photograph - Welland Ship Canal, Bridge No. 9 

    Joy, J. (1955-02-10)
    A photograph of the Welland Ship Canal, Bridge No. 9. It is captioned "Welland Canals. Welland Ship Canal. Bridge No. 9. Bridge and Tank Co. Cont. 9292 Repairs to Bdge. damaged by Judge Kenefick (Nov. 23, 1954) ...
  • Photograph - Welland Ship Canal, Bridge No 10 during erection looking S.W. 

    Unknown author (1928-07-20)
    A photograph of the Welland Ship Canal, Bridge No 10. The caption reads "Bridge No 10 during erection looking S.W. 4B.35. July 20th '28". Men can be seen working on the top of the bridge.
  • Obituary R. E. (Ted) Yates 

    Unknown author (1979-05-16)
    A photocopy of the obituary for Richard Edward Yates from May, 1979. It mentions his time "as a surveyor on the construction of the canal" and how he worked "in various capacities in the canal operation until his retirement ...
  • Photograph - Group (Richard Edward Yates included) 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    A photograph of a large group of men and women. Richard Edward Yates is in the second row, fifth from right. There is no date.
  • Tape #8 Interview with William Andres Sr. 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-07-26)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with William Andres Sr., July 26, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, emigration of family in 1926, conditions in Russia, return to Molotschna, ...
  • Tape #7 Interview with Henry and Clara Huebert 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-07-26)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Henry and Clara Huebert, July 26, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, murders in Steinbach, emigration through Poland into Germany, WWI, ...
  • Tape #6 Interview with Nikolai Isaak 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-07-20)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Nikolai Isaak, July 20, 1976. The interview discusses: his father's funeral sermon (delivered by Rev. David Epp) in Berdjansk, settling in Reesor, letter to ...

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