• 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 of Plant Services (1966); a black and white photograph of Alan Ganton (1971); a retirement card for Alan Ganton with 70 signatures (1982); and 9 slides of the early construction of Brock University (1966-1968), including the fountains in front of Schmon Tower, excavation for Thistle building, Parking Lot A, and views from the upper floors of the Brock Tower in winter.
    • Alexander Hamilton/Early Canada Postal Collection, 1775-1983, n.d.

      Cameron, Chantal (2020-02-26)
      Much of the collection consists of Alexander Hamilton’s correspondence and records during the time that he was Postmaster at Queenston. Some of his business correspondence and records are also included. Documents related to his role as Surrogate Court Judge and Sheriff of the Niagara District are included here. The remaining material is unrelated and consists mostly of land documents, legal documents, and correspondence.
    • Ambrotype of two men sitting on a bench at Table Rock near the Horseshoe Falls, ca. 1860.

      Cameron, Chantal (2017-08-09)
      An ambrotype of two men sitting on a bench at Table Rock near the Horseshoe Falls, ca. 1860.
    • Articles and Addresses by Adam Shortt, 1900-1931

      Cameron, Chantal (2018-05-16)
      A bound scrapbook with the title Articles and Addresses by Adam Shortt. The book is a compilation of publications, newspaper clippings, and journal articles written by or about Adam Shortt. An index in the front lists publications by Shortt in chronological order. A book plate in the front reads “presented by Mrs. Muriel Clarke, Vineland, Ontario, in memory of her father, Adam Shortt, 1967”. Biographical information is included in a 13-page memo titled “Memo obtained from Dr. Adam Shortt in personal interview, August 1928”. A list of academic distinctions and appointments held in Queen’s University is also included, as well as several obituaries. Several letters from Andrew Haydon (a Canadian lawyer and senator) to Adam Shortt are included at the end of the scrapbook. Publications included are: Sketches from the Foot-Hills: a modern pilgrim father; Early records of Ontario: extracts from the records of the court of quarter sessions for the district of Mecklenburgh; The Beginning of Municipal Government in Ontario; Imperial Preferential Trade from a Canadian point of view; Preferential Trade between Britain and Canada; Canada and Chamberlainism; Taxation of Corporations (address by Adam Shortt); The Colonial Conference and its functions; The Taxation of Public Service Corporations; Municipal Government in Ontario: an historical sketch; Personality as a social factor; History of Canadian Metallic Currency; Railroad Construction and National Prosperity: an historic parallel; Life of the Settler in Western Canada before the War of 1812; Municipal Taxation in relation to speculative land values; The Economic Effect of War upon Canada; Historical Sketch of Medical Education of Women in Kingston, Canada (by Elizabeth Smith Shortt); Early Economic Effects of the War upon Canada; The Significance for Canadian History of the Work of the Board of Historical Publications; The Economic Relations of Canadian Gold Production; The Significance of Locarno; Some Observations on the Financial Relations of the Municipalities;The Makers of Queens.
    • Association of Major Power Consumers in Ontario records, 1975-1989

      Cameron, Chantal (2015-07-22)
      This archive is part of the larger Ontario Editorial Bureau Fonds (OEB) housed at Brock University. The records contain information about the Association of Major Power Consumers in Ontario (AMPCO). The bulk of the material consists of correspondence, media releases, and promotional material.
    • Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario records, 1948-1989

      Cameron, Chantal (2015-05-15)
      This archive is part of the larger Ontario Editorial Bureau Fonds (OEB)housed at Brock University. The records contain information about the activities of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario. The bulk of the material is correspondence and media releases.
    • The Autism Acceptance Project fonds, 2006-2008

      Cameron, Chantal (2015-11-17)
      Fonds consists of booklets, brochures and magazine articles produced by, or about, The Autism Acceptance Project (TAAP). There are three copies of a booklet about TAAP, dated October 2006, and an issue of Lifestyles Magazine (2008) featuring an article on Estee Klar-Wolfond, founder of The Autism Acceptance Project. There is also a ticket for an exhibition entitled The Joy of Autism: Redefining Ability and Quality of Life, dated October 11, 2006, as well as a brochure about the event.
    • 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 descriptions of his visit to Niagara Falls, mentioning the suspension bridge, Maid of the Mist, burning springs, and Lundy's Lane battlefield. Also included are the World War I journals of his great-grandsons, Pvt. Stephens O. Baker and 1st Lieut. Dr. Douglas Morgan Baker.
    • Base Company, 81st Overseas Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, ca. 1916 [photograph]

      Cameron, Chantal (2017-08-03)
      A black and white panoramic photograph of the Base Company of the 81st Overseas Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force commanded by Lieut. H.M. Sampson. The photograph was taken sometime before they embarked for Britain on April 28, 1916. Many men in the battalion were from the Niagara Region and had served with the 19th Lincoln (later the Lincoln and Welland) Regiment. A list of the Officers of the 81st Battalion was published in the Toronto Daily Star on January 22, 1916. The names include Lt. Col. P. Belson; Major A. Cowan; Capt. D. Borland; Lt. R. Hill; Capt. T. Tomlinson; Lt. G. Lawrence; Capt. W.L. Archer; Lt. J.A. House; Capt. S.A. Dyke; Capt. G. Sampson; Capt. A. McKinley; Capt. E. Wright; Capt. J.I. Grover; Capt. G.M. Orr; Lt. G.M. West; Lt. E.D. Hanna; Lt. J.A. McCaraus; Lt. R.V. Walker; Capt. O.C. Withrow; Lt. A. McCormick; Lt. G.F. Stupart; Lt. K.C. Brooks; Lt. MacKendrick; Lt. H.A. Blake; Lt. A.J. Ogden; Lt. H.E. Moore; Lt. L.B. Kirkhouse; Lt. M.C. Wallace; Lt. G.F. Dimock; Lt. G.H. Elwell; and Lt. J.F. McLaren.
    • Ben Babelowsky Niagara print series, n.d.

      Cameron, Chantal (2017-08-09)
      Contains 12 colour prints of Niagara scenery by Ben Babelowsky. Titles of the prints include Springtime, Upper Ball’s Falls near St. Catharines; DeCew Falls, St. Catharines; Winter in Niagara Wine Country along Lakeshore Road; Front Street from the Michigan side, Port Dalhousie; Market Square, St. Catharines; Georgian Bay leaving number two lock, Welland Canal; Niagara-on-the-Lake; Mackenzie House, Queenston in spring; “Maid of the Mist” below Horseshoe Falls, Niagara Falls; Rainy day at old Fort Erie; “Outarde” of Q & O Lines at Robin Hood Mills, Port Colborne; and Main Street Lift Bridge, Welland.
    • Blueprints for Municipal Arena, City of St. Catharines, 1938.

      Cameron, Chantal (2018-12-19)
      A set of blueprints for the Garden City hockey arena in the City of St. Catharines, 1938. There are 10 pages of blueprints which provide detailed plans for ticket booths; north, south, west and east exteriors; main doors; refreshment booth; foundation plan; ground floor plan; seating plan; roof plan; and structural steel plan. The blueprints were prepared by S.M. Peterkin Co. Ltd. of Toronto.
    • Boase family fonds, 1915-1919, 1961, n.d.

      Cameron, Chantal (2016-12-07)
      Contains documents relating to the military service of Heward Carl and Oswald Boase during World War I, including letters, photocopied attestation papers and military records, transcript of a war diary and a photograph.
    • Bonna E.G. Rouse prints collection, n.d.

      Cameron, Chantal (2017-08-02)
      The collection contains 5 black and white prints of sketches of Niagara area landmarks by Bonna E.G. Rouse. The sketches include the Secord Cabin at Ball’s Falls; the Spanish Aerocar in Niagara Falls; the Ontario Hydro Floral Clock in Queenston; the Laura Secord homestead in Queenston; and the St. Catharines Public Library.
    • Bradt family fonds, 1796-1976

      Cameron, Chantal (2018-11-28)
      Fonds contains material about the Bradt and Hansler families. The Bradt family were United Empire Loyalists from the Mohawk River Valley of New York State who settled in the Niagara peninsula. Material concerning the Hansler family is also included. The Bradt and Hansler familes were related by marriage. Material includes correspondence, notebooks, genealogical material, and an album containing locks of hair of Bradt family members.
    • Bradt family fonds, 1817-1923, n.d.

      Cameron, Chantal (2017-01-13)
      Fonds contains material about the Bradt family. Material concerning the Clark family, including James Clark (clerk of the Legislative Council of Upper Canada from 1793-1806) and his children Jane and James are also included. The Bradt and Clark families were related by marriage. Peter Bradt II married Jane Clark in 1827. The bulk of the fonds consists of written post cards and correspondence. There are 59 post cards and 26 letters. The majority of the letters are addressed to Peter Bradt (II), and his wife Jane Bradt. Most of the post cards are addressed to Peter Bradt (III). Other materials include invoices, receipts, promissory notes, certificates, booklets, broadsides, calling cards and photographs. The material within each series is arranged in chronological order.
    • 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 beach), 40 foot lots, and electric street lights. The inside of the leaflet provides a map of the development, showing the lots that have been sold and those still available to be purchased. A list of the advantages of purchasing a lot is included, as well as a picture of the entrance to Bertie sand beach and a Spanish style bungalow in Buffalo Heights. The back page has a regional map showing the location of Buffalo Heights.
    • Burwell-Clark-Glenny Family Fonds, 1817-1878, n.d.

      Cameron, Chantal (2018-12-14)
      Fonds consists of materials relating to the Burwell, Clark and Glenny families of Buffalo, New York. Most of the material is correspondence, with some land documents, manuscripts and genealogical information. One of the more notable items is a letter describing the events around Navy Island during the aftermath of William Lyon McKenzie’s failed rebellion in Upper Canada, when the rebels retreated to Navy Island in the Niagara River. One of the manuscripts included is a travel log describing the writer’s attendance at the Free Soil convention in Buffalo in 1848. He describes in detail his travels, including a two-page account of his trip to Niagara Falls. Other letters describe the growth and development of Buffalo, comment on events of the American Civil War, and provide commentary on the Franco-Prussian War.
    • Canadian Niagara Power Company and Norman Ball research collection, 1890-2005, n.d.

      Cameron, Chantal (2016-09-06)
      This collection contains research material acquired by Norman Ball about the history of hydro-electric power generation at Niagara Falls. Norman Ball was commissioned by the Canadian Niagara Power Company to write a book about the Company’s history. Materials include interview audiotapes and transcripts, photographs, legal and legislative material, manuscripts, and book drafts.
    • Canadian Niagara Power Company engineering plans collection, 1895-1971, n.d.

      Cameron, Chantal (2016-09-29)
      The collection contains 1150 engineering and architectural plans of the Rankine generating station, mostly of hydraulic turbine parts and architectural components of the powerhouse building. Most of the engineering plans were created by the Canadian Niagara Power Company, but some others are from various manufacturers, including Allis Chalmers, Wellman-Seaver-Morgan, William Sellers and Company, Canadian Westinghouse Company, Van Dorn Iron Works, Niagara Falls Power Company, Williams-Wittelsey, John Inglis Company Ltd., Otis Fensom Elevator Company Ltd., Turnbull Elevator Company Ltd., Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, Cutler-Hammer Manufacturing Company, Canadian Carborundum Company, Chicago Bridge and Iron Works, Cataract Construction Company, English Electric Company Ltd., and the General Electric Company.