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

Recent Submissions

  • Poster commemorating the Centenary of Isaac Brock’s Death 

    Adams, Anne (2018-04-11)
    44 cm. x 56 ½ cm. poster created to advertise the centenary exhibition at the Guille-Allès Library, St. Peter Port, Guernsey.
  • Niagara Falls from a Michigan Central Train 

    Adams, Anne (2012-04-06)
    One 45.72 cm. x 70.5 cm. colour lithograph print from a painting by Charles Graham.
  • Great Western Railway Map, 1881 

    Adams, Anne (2018-04-04)
    One 40 cm. x 61 cm. map of the line from Detroit to Boston
  • William H.N. Hull Fonds, 1955-1995, n.d. (non-inclusive) 

    Adams, Anne (2018-03-29)
    The textual materials of the William H.N. Hull fonds include correspondence, clerical records, and writings by Dr. Hull
  • The Great Fall of Niagara 

    Adams, Anne (2018-03-28)
    1 1 coloured print of Niagara Falls. This is no. 7 of Morgan’s Improved Protean Scenery entitled The Great Fall of Niagara.
  • Alexander Hamilton Fonds 

    Adams, Anne (2018-03-28)
    The Alexander Hamilton fonds includes items which document the business and activities of Alexander Hamilton.
  • 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 ...

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