• 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 History Notes

      Bradt Family, 1943, n.d. Contains a brief family history written in 1943 by M.B. Smith of St. Catharines (daughter of Andrew Hansler Bradt); a family tree of the Bradt family; a written history of the Bradt line beginning with Arent Andriessen Bradt and Albert Adreiessen Bradt; a genealogy of the Bradt family reproduced from a diagram by T.W. Bradt of Aylmer, Ont.; and written accounts of the Bradt family history
    • Niagara Periodical Collection, 1828-2004

      Cameron, Chantal (2019-03-29)
      The collection consists of periodical articles related to the Niagara Region. Articles are sorted by subject into nine broad categories: History; Industry, Business and Public Services; People; Places; Science, Geography and Environment; Transportation; Religion and Churches; Legends and Folklore; and Crime. Within these categories, topics covered include early settlers and settlements; the War of 1812; Fenians; the Caroline Affair; Forts; local businesses; hydro-electric power; the wine industry; postal service; police service; Isaac Brock; Indigenous People; Black People; stunters and daredevils; Dain City; Fort Erie; Crystal Beach; Grimsby; Jordan; Merritton; Niagara Falls (Ontario); Niagara Falls (N.Y.); Niagara-on-the-Lake; Queenston; St. Catharines; Welland; Welland Canal; waterways; railways; highways and the Niagara River parkway. Within each category, articles are sorted alphabetically by author’s surname. Articles with no author have been filed by title.
    • Notebook of Elizabeth Hansler

      Hansler, Elizabeth
      Notebook kept by Elizabeth Hansler (1817-1889) when young. She later married Thomas Bradt (1810-1885). Some of the entries contain the cost of items purchased, such as shoes, bonnets, gloves, silk, cotton and wool. A lock of hair is included towards the end of the book. Names which appear in the book include Andrew Bradt, Mercy Jane Bradt, David James [Hansler] and Anna Maria Schram (who was raised in the Bradt family as a foster child).
    • Notebook of family records belonging to Mercy J. Dunn

      Dunn, Mercy J. (1918)
      Notebook of family records belonging to Mercy J. Dunn, Hagersville, March 11, 1918. A record of the Bradt family, including dates of birth, death and marriages, as well as some biographical information. A family record of the Hansler family is included. A brief record of the Wills and Dunn families are also included. Loose material enclosed in the notebook was separated and put in an envelope. This material includes an obituary for Thomas Bradt and a news clipping from the Santa Ana, California “Register” on a Hansler family reunion.
    • Notebook of Mercie Bradt

      Bradt, Mercie (1858)
      Notebook belonging to Mercie Bradt, Wainfleet, C.W. Sept. 13, 1858. The notebook contains expressions, poems and sketches.