• Advertising broadsheet for the book "Real Pen-Work Self-Instructor in Penmanship", [1881]

      Cameron, Chantal (2012-02-02)
      One advertising broadsheet titled Private Suggestions and Instructions-to-Agents how to sell the Real Pen-Work Self-Instructor in Penmanship and Patent Ink Capsules. There are sections on how to order, how agents sell the inks, how to send money, and more.
    • Agenda for the fifty-third annual meeting of the National Council of Women of Canada, 1946

      Cameron, Chantal (2013-10-07)
      An agenda for the fifty-third annual meeting of the National Council of Women of Canada, held in the General Brock Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 3-7, 1946.
    • Andrew Bloomfield collection, 2006-2012

      Cameron, Chantal (2013-10-17)
      The collection consists of five books and one music score. Four of the books are authored or edited by Andrew Bloomfield. The titles are In My Mind: Thoughts and Words of Andrew Bloomfield, 2000-2006; Odyssey: ten years of a good whole life in my own home, 2008; Bridges-Over-Barriers: In Our Own Words, 2010; Bridges over Barriers in My Life with Autism, 2011; Creating a Home and Good Life of My Own: Formal agreements developed by Guelph Services for the Autistic in its role as a housing trust, 2012, written by Elizabeth and Gerald Bloomfield; and Bridges Song of Hope, 2012 [music score], composed by Leah Hewitt, with lyrics by Andrew Bloomfield.
    • Ann Eliza Hepburne Rooth fonds, 1837-1897

      Cameron, Chantal (2014-07-04)
      Fonds consists of a friendship album and a scrapbook. The friendship album contains poems, letters, illustrations, soldiers autographs and some clippings, dated from 1837-1897. Some names of those who contributed to the album include Eliza’s husband William Anthony Rooth, Thomas Cummings, George Conventry, M.M. Johnson, Robert Nelles, Oliver T. Macklem, Thomas Macklem, and L.D. Raymond. There are also autographs of soldiers from the Trinity College Rifles, Toronto, dated 1866. The Trinity College Rifles fought in the Battle of Ridgeway during the Fenian Raid of June, 1866, and were possibly billeted with the Rooth family in Port Colborne. Soldiers from the 13th Battalion, Hamilton, also signed the book, with the entry dated June 18, 1866. There are also signatures of A.K. Scholfield and H. Scholfield, W.C.F. [Welland Canal Field] Battery. The scrapbook is dated 1872 and contains clippings from publications such as Harper’s weekly, the London Illustrated news, and Frank Leslie’s Illustrated newspaper. Most of the clippings are illustrations, with some poems and articles, as well as editorial cartoons. Most of the material concerns world politics and events. However, the last two pages of the scrapbook contain obituaries of local citizens, including Thomas Clark Street, William Macklem, Edward Lee, Richard Hiscotte, and J.C. Woodruff. Other local items of interest include illustrations and descriptions of Niagara Falls (including a poem by George Coventry); a sketch of Queenston in 1812 and one of Brock’s monument, 1860; an article about Sir Allan Napier McNab; an obituary of Col.Thomas Adams, paymaster on the Welland Canal; an article on a fundraiser for St. James Church, Port Colborne; a programme of the reception of the Prince of Wales through Drummondville and Queenston Heights, 1860; and a description of a vessel going over Niagara Falls, 1827. It is unclear whether the scrapbook was kept by Ann Eliza Hepburne Rooth, or one of her daughters. Loose items enclosed in the scrapbook include several posters, assorted clippings, and a copy of the Port Colborne Messenger, dated July 4, 1866. One of the posters is an advertisement for the Peach Festival at St. James Church in Port Colborne, dated September 5, 1874.
    • Average White Band poster, ca. 2000

      Cameron, Chantal (2012-02-13)
      Consists of a poster for the Average White Band, performing at the Silver Dollar Room in Toronto, Ont., on April 15, [?]. There are four (illegible) signatures on the poster.
    • B.N. Peach letter, 1918.

      Cameron, Chantal (2012-02-13)
      One letter addressed to B.N. Peach from C.G. Ruth (?), General Secretary, Royal Society of Edinburgh, dated March 7, 1918. There are handwritten notes on the back of the letter.
    • Bank of Canada Records, 1958-1989

      Cameron, Chantal (2014-09-03)
      This archive is part of the larger Ontario Editorial Bureau Fonds (OEB) housed at Brock University. The records contain information about the annual sale of Canadian Savings Bonds (CSBs) by the Bank of Canada. The bulk of the material is correspondence and media releases.
    • Bettelheim, Tinbergen and Hall fonds, 1972-1981

      Cameron, Chantal (2014-09-29)
      Fonds contains correspondence, an autobiographical statement by Nikolaas Tinbergen, and three inscribed presentation copies of books by Bettelheim or Tinbergen that were given to Hall. Elizabeth Hall was a managing editor of Psychology Today and was acquainted with Oxford ethologist Nikolaas Tinbergen and psychologist Bruno Bettelheim. Tinbergen refers to his work with autistic children in his autobiographical statement and some of his correspondence. Several letters also refer to Tinbergen’s relationship with his colleague and friend Konrad Lorenz. The two friends were on opposing sides during World War II, with Lorenz associating with the Nazis and Tinbergen detained in a concentration camp in the Netherlands. The three books included are The Empty Fortress: Infantile Autism and the Birth of the Self by Bruno Bettelheim; Surviving and other Essays by Bruno Bettelheim; and The Herring Gull’s World by Nikolaas Tinbergen. Each book is inscribed by the author.
    • Broadside advertising a Real Estate Auction in the Village of Niagara Falls [New York], July, 1836.

      Cameron, Chantal (2014-07-23)
      A broadside advertising an “Extensive sale of Real Estate at Public Auction, in the Village of Niagara Falls”, [New York]. It is dated at Niagara Falls, July, 1836. The text reads “The proprietors offer for sale the whole of their Real Estate at Auction. Probably there is not in our country a more desirable location for most kinds of business. Sale to take place on the 2d of August, and continue from day to day, until the whole is disposed of”. A map of the property involved is also included, “made for the proprietor by J.P. Haines, Surveyor”. The proprietor is likely Benjamin Rathburn, a builder, banker and businessman who speculated in land in the Village of Niagara Falls in 1836.
    • Broadside reporting the Fenian Invasion of Canada, June 2, 1866

      Cameron, Chantal (2014-03-26)
      One broadside reporting the Fenian invasion of Canada, dated June 2, 1866. This “news extra” states that “the Old Fort Erie [is]in their possession…Active preparations to drive back the freebooters”. The report further states that “volunteers responded to the call of turnout with hearty goodwill. They expressed the hope that the ‘Bloody Finnegans’ would come and be prepared to fight and not keep cowardly threatening and doing nothing”. The article also describes the arrival of the Royal Artillery, the Volunteers, and the Rifle Brigade, all recently arrived from Montreal. The “news from St. Albans” includes the arrival of 300 Fenians, described as a “resolute looking lot of men, evidently bent on mischief of some sort”. More Fenians were expected to arrive from New Haven, CT and Boston. It is also reported that 1500 Fenians crossed the border from the United States into Canada, and it is believed that they are headed towards Chippewa from Fort Erie. The Reeve of Bertie, Dr. Kempson, was shot while reading the riot act. Further reports indicate that the Fenians were in possession of Taylor’s Heights, just below Fort Erie, and that they have opened a recruiting office at Fort Erie. Subsequent reports state that the Fenians are “retreating on Chippewa…they are drunk and disorderly”. Meanwhile, about 1000 Fenians were reported to be in Malone, N.Y., and thought to be heading towards Montreal. A list of Companies of Lower Canada that have been called out in response is included. The last section reports on an engagement with the Fenians at Port Colborne. Few details were known, but it is reported that the British Forces were able to fend off the attack.
    • Brock University Retirees Association fonds, 1997-2005

      Cameron, Chantal (2012-02-13)
      The fonds consists of materials related to the activities of the Brock University Retirees Association from its inception in 1997 until 2005. Most of the records are meeting agendas, minutes of meetings and newsletters. The associations' constitution is also included.
    • Burgoyne Centre for Entrepreneurship fonds

      Cameron, Chantal (2012-10-03)
      Fonds contains material relating to the founding and activities of the Burgoyne Centre for Entrepreneurship (BCE) at Brock University. This includes projects and organizations the BCE was affiliated with, such as the New Enterprise Store, the Niagara Enterprise Agency, the Niagara Peninsula Industry Education Council, the Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Awards and the student project Start-Up Niagara (SUN). Most of the material is correspondence, financial records, reports, brochures and magazine and newspaper clippings.
    • Canadian Canal Society fonds, 1896, 1904, 1966, 1973-2013

      Cameron, Chantal (2012-03-27)
      This archive contains material related to the Canadian Canal Society. It includes financial records, correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, reports, clippings, media releases, promotional materials and photographs.
    • Canadian National (CN) records, 1974-1989.

      Cameron, Chantal (2014-09-09)
      This archive is part of the larger Ontario Editorial Bureau Fonds (OEB) housed at Brock University. The records contain information about Canadian National (CN) and their activities. Most of the material is correspondence, reports, news clippings and media releases.
    • Canadian Niagara Power Company fonds, 1901, 1925, no date.

      Cameron, Chantal (2014-03-21)
      The collection consists of 26 glass plate negatives, 3 DVDs of still photographs and film footage, and 1 photograph.
    • Canadian Willite advertisement, ca. 1920.

      ; Cameron, Chantal (2012-02-02)
      Consists of an advertising broadsheet (circa 1920) for Canadian Willite, a permanent asphaltic pavement. This product was used on River Road in Niagara Falls, Canada. The broadsheet features a segment titled "The Road Fit for a Prince" about the Prince of Wales visit to Niagrara Falls on October 20, 1919.
    • Charles Larned letter, April 3, 1813.

      Cameron, Chantal (2013-05-02)
      A 3 page letter to Charles Larned from his sister [Harriet] and mother [Ruth], dated Pittsfield, [Massachusetts], April 3, 1813. The letter is addressed to Mr. Charles Larned, Winchester, Kentucky. The letter contains news about the Larned family, many of who were actively involved in the War of 1812, as well as news about their local community.
    • Clifton Inn cheque, 1918.

      Cameron, Chantal (2012-02-08)
      A cheque from the Clifton Inn dated August 26, 1918. The cheque is made out to Thomas & Co., Toronto, Canada, and is signed by The Clifton Inn, G.R. Major.
    • Colin Duquemin fonds, 1935, 1968-2001, n.d.

      Cameron, Chantal (2013-09-25)
      Fonds consists of research material acquired and produced by Colin Duquemin. Topics covered vary and include the early history of Upper Canada, the War of 1812, the Rebellion of 1837, the Fenian raids, St. Johns, Ontario, and Freemasonry.
    • Commemorative stamps, British, American and Canadian, 1974-1977, 1982-1984, 1996.

      Cameron, Chantal (2012-02-02)
      Consists of various commemorative stamps issued by Canada Post, the United States postal service and the Guernsey post office.