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Presented in this document are some of the private archival collections and fonds of the holdings of Laurentian University Archives. These fonds and archival collections are arranged by broad subjects or major themes. Furthermore, the subject or theme does not represent an exhaustive analysis of what topic areas are in each fonds and the list does not include all fonds or archival collection of the holdings.
The groupings are in alphabetical order.
In accordance to our policy on processing of archival materials, and in compliance to the Rules for Archival Description (R.A.D.) the archival fonds are described in the language of the producer. Occasionally the description can be in the language of the documents instead of the producer.
Marthe Brown, Archivist
How to read the fonds-level description
|Title of fonds
(Name of producer of the records)
|District Court of Manitoulin Records fonds
|Dates of creation of the material||1888-1915
|Length & nature of materials||1m 20cm of textual records
|Presentation of the producer||Administrative history: The District Court of Manitoulin located in Gore Bay, Ontario was the public administrative office where chattel mortgages and chattel mortgage renewals were filed between 1888 and 1915|
|Description of the material||Scope and content: This fonds consists of chattel mortgages and chattel mortgage renewals filed at Manitoulin District Court from 1888 to 1915. The records provide information on what moveable property was held as collateral security.
|History of the material||Custodial history: The fonds was donated by Dr. W.R. Wightman from the University of Western Ontario, Department of Geography. It was received in one accrual on October 26, 1992. Dr. Wightman obtained these documents as part of a research project that is now completed.|