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Zaccheus Burnham fonds

  • CA ON00333 76-1004
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [ca. 1976]

Fonds consists of photocopies of the letters of probate of Last Will and Testament of Zaccheus Burnham including a copy of the will dated June 12, 1856 and codicils to the will dated 1856 and 1857. Also included is a probate of the will dated March 14, 1857. There is certification by W.F. Johnston, notary public, Peterborough, that the foregoing papers are a true copy of the Letters Probate of Zaccheus Burnham dated May 6, 1889.

Burnham, Zaccheus, 1777-1857

Young's Point Cheese Factory fonds

  • CA ON00333 70-1002
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1943

Fonds consists of a minute book of the Young's Point Cheese Factory. The minutes recorded pounds of milk processed and set prices for the cheese.

Young's Point Cheese Factory

Young Nim You fonds

  • CA ON00333 01-1015
  • Fonds
  • 1988-1993

Fonds consists of a photograph of Young Nim You; various Korean church-related journal issues and extracted excerpts, many with hand-written English explanations; Korean pamphlets relating to women's involvement in Korean churches and cultural groups; and a manuscript and published article written by You entitled Korean Sisterhood and published in Newsletter: Women's Inter-Church Council of Canada, March 1993. Also included are two posters and a calendar.

You, Young Nim

Xi-Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi fonds

  • CA ON00333 10-003
  • Fonds
  • 1987-1998

Fonds consists of five photograph albums related to the activities of the Peterborough area Xi-Iota Chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi. The albums are dated 1987-1988, 1988-1989, 1995-1996, 1997, and 1997-1998.

Xi-Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi (Peterborough)

Winnett Boyd fonds

  • CA ON00333 99-008
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1983

Fonds consists of records and other material accumulated by Winnett Boyd. Fonds is comprised of correspondence, drawings, reports, press clippings, biographical material, photographs, maps, slides, manuscripts, publicity materials and certificates relating to the aeronautical engineering, nuclear engineering, consulting engineering and political career of Winnett Boyd.

Boyd, Winnett, 1916-

Windy Pine Point fonds

  • CA ON00333 84-016 & 85-008 & 86-006
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1981

Fonds consists of photographs, correspondence, account books and canoe trip records generated from Windy Pine Point in Haliburton County, Ontario. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Slides and Photographs Guest Book and Journals Correspondence Account Books Oil sketch; cassette; wood block print; typescript history of Windy Pine Point

Windy Pine Point (camp)

Williams family fonds

  • CA ON00333 77-005
  • Fonds
  • 1838-1900

Fonds consists of correspondence and accounts of John Tucker Williams and of his son Arthur T.H. Williams. Included are leases, deeds and lists of John Tucker Williams' land holdings; correspondence and accounts relating to the Canada Company; material relating to the John Tucker Williams' estate; material relating to the estate of Silas Williams and Company, merchant tailors; and other material relating to various members of the family.

Williams, John Tucker, d. 1854

William Twist collection

  • CA ON00333 07-008
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1995

Collection consists of materials collected by William Twist pertaining to Lakefield, Ontario, including L.A.C.A.C. meeting minutes, correspondence and research materials; issues of "The Parish Magazine;" medical receipts of Dr. John Rodger Fraser, Assessment Rolls; Fire Insurance Plans; business daybooks, one of which at least may have been related to the Hendren Funeral Home of Lakefield; and various other records.

Twist, William, [193-?]-2006

William Standen fonds

  • CA ON00333 87-006
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1895

Fonds consists of diaries written by W.J. Standen concerning life on his farm near Barrie, Ontario. The fonds also contains a photocopy of the Standen family history.

Standen, William, 1843-1926

William Paterson fonds

  • CA ON00333 75-005
  • Fonds
  • 1854-1914

Fonds consists of personal and political correspondence of William Paterson and includes correspondence of his wife Lucy Paterson and other family members. There are petitions, copies of timber licences, information on the Six Nations Reserve at Brantford, notes for speeches, family photographs and other material.

Paterson, William, 1839-1914

William Langford fonds

  • CA ON00333 83-017
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1921

Fonds consists of 16 bound journals, day books and cash books relating to the building business of William Langford of Peterborough, Ontario.

Langford, William, 1846-1918

William John Eccles collection

  • CA ON00333 83-013
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1983

The collection consists of 18 volumes of photocopied documents relating to aboriginal land claims in North America. The documentation was used in the Bear Island (Temagami) court case. Fonds consists of the following series: New France 1540-1763 British North America to 1763 Evolution of the Proclamation of 1763 Native Title 1763-1979 Records of European Traders Non-Surrender of N. Daki-Inenan

Eccles, W. J. (William John), 1917-1998

William H. Ives fonds

  • CA ON00333 75-009
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1899

Fonds consists of a letter book related to carpentry, contracting and building activities in the Colborne, Ontario, area. It contains some interesting material on house construction in terms of methods and materials. It also contains some information on Colborne area churches. The letter book has a partial index to the correspondence of William Ives.

Ives, William H.

William Chirpaw fonds

  • CA ON00333 94-1004
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1920

Fonds consists of correspondence, invoices and receipts of William Chirpaw.

Chirpaw, William, fl. 1898-1920

Willan family fonds

  • CA ON00333 97-1014
  • Fonds
  • 1806, 1832

Fonds consists of two "Counting Copy Books" which set down the basic rules of arithmetic and provide examples for solving, including reduction, the rule of three, compound interest, rebate or discount, equation of payments, barter, and profit and loss. Under "Reduction" can be found listings of units of: Avoirdupois Weight, Troy Weight, Time, Cloth Measure, Long Measure, Apothecary's Weight, Dry Measure, Winchester Measure, and Wine Measure. Some references in the back of Robert Willan's book record payments for shearing in 1819 and 1820. An inscription on Robert's book reads "Wm. Marshall, Aughton near Lancaster" [teacher?]. Another inscription on the last page of Edwards book reads "Thomas M. Willan, South Monaghan." A loose slip of paper in Edward's book reads "Robert Willan, Challan Hall, Febery 14, 1819.

Willan, Robert

Wendaban Stewardship Authority fonds

  • CA ON00333 14-013
  • Fonds
  • 1990-1994

Fonds consists of correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, reports, photographs, tapes of WSA meetings, news releases, newspaper articles, legal documents, and publicity materials pertaining to the WSA. Also included are background documents and discussion papers for the Forestry/Land Use Management Plan developed by the WSA, and research materials (primarily photocopies) pertaining to forests and logging, fish and fisheries, wildlife, biodiversity and environmental matters.

Wendaban Stewardship Authority

We-Peterborough : World Emergency Centre for Assertive Non-Violence fonds

  • CA ON00333 89-011
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1985

Fonds consists of We-Peterborough records dealing primarily with civil disobedience and the cruise missile protest. Records include various study kits, articles and publications, as well as correspondence and minutes of meetings.


Wayland Drew fonds

  • CA ON00333 99-012
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1995

Fonds consists of records and other material created and accumulated by Wayland Drew. Fonds is comprised of correspondence, documents, and manuscripts. Included are personal letters, articles, essays, journals and daily planning books, research notes, drafts of books and plays in manuscript form (including an unpublished first novel), royalty statements, photographs and documentation on the novelizations of the films "Corvette Summer," "Dragonslayer," "Batteries Not Included," and "Willow". Also included are materials regarding the film, "Places Out of Time."

Drew, Wayland, 1931-1998

Way family fonds

  • Fonds
  • ca. 1850 - ca. 2015

Fonds consists of photographs (ca. 60) related to the families of Jacob Way (1804-1882), originally of Northport, Prince Edward County, Ontario, and his two sons, Edward Hoag Way (1845-1922) and Gideon Shepard Way (1853-1937). Also included are death certificates, copies of clippings, and detailed typed documents which provide genealogical and biographical information pertaining to each of the families; these were prepared by family descendant, Yvonne A. Green. Ms. Green also provided identification for some of the photographs which had previously been unidentified.

Way family

Walter Nichol Davidson family fonds

  • CA ON00333 86-015 & 83-1008
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1946

Fonds consists of deeds, correspondence, school workbooks and records from a correspondence course offered in 1933-34 by the University of Toronto. There is excellent correspondence relating to the lives of Annie and Daisy Davidson.

Davidson, Walter, d. 1936

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