Many individual items and small collections have been described as part of the General Archives.
Many individual items and small collections have been described as part of the General Archives.
George W. Ozburn is an entomologist and former faculty member at Lakehead University: he joined in 1965, as an assistant professor of zoology. These records, including newspaper clippings and various Lakehead University public documents, were donated through the Alumni Association.
Musical works by Harold Wevers, Canadian composer and bassoonist. These include orchestral works, chamber music, and solo pieces for various instruments.
A set of articles and published works by economist Harry G. Johnson.
Consists of photographs of particularly mining development in Northwestern Ontario in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, as well as the waterfront and shipping, local scenery, and notable figures. Also includes some correspondence; railway construction plans.
The collection consists of photo albums, photographs, newspaper clippings, assets, agreements, stocks, bonds, certificates, correspondence, miscellaneous items, and two videos with the same recording. The collection is composed of three sous-fonds:
-Laurel Conmee and James Conmee
-Thunder Bay Hydro
The records related to cancer diagnosis and care in Northwestern Ontario, and across Ontario more broadly. Information found in this collection covers a wide variety of material which include, but are not limited to: cancer care prevention, early diagnosis and care, clinical trial notes and lectures, information on screening for cancer and breast cancer. Information regarding the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital (Ethics Committees, Pilot Projects) and the Lakehead University Centre for Health Care can be found within this collection on Cancer Care.
The fonds consists of New Democratic Party (NDP) campaign and fundraising material. Reference documents have a national focus; some materials address local candidates and campaigns. Most records are 1980-1987; there is also a small amount of material related to the 2015 federal election.
Jo-Anne Silverman is a former head of the Development Office of Lakehead University. These records relate to university fundraising campaigns throughout the 1980s and 1990s. The fonds contains a small amount of internal documentation, but primarily consists of public-facing documents.
John Rafferty (1953-2019) was an educator, broadcaster, and politician who served as NDP MP for Thunder Bay-Rainy River from 2008 to 2015.
The records reflect election campaigns between 1997 and 2018, and his time in the House of Commons including speeches, clippings, and correspondence with constituents.
Einar and Hilma Kajander were immigrants from Finland, and were active in local organizations. Their son Art was a lawyer, and later Finnish Consul. Grandchild Ann is faculty at Lakehead University.
These photographs depict the Kajander family and their friends, in and about the Port Arthur area, approximately 1900 to 1970. The photographs include studio portraits and candid photographs printed at a variety of sizes. The images primarily depict family life and outdoor recreation.
Einar Kajander (1882-1973) and Hilma (Muhonen) Kajander (1886-1965) met in Canada and married in Port Arthur in 1909. Einar worked as a miner, and later opened a grocery store in Port Arthur. Both were involved with local sports organizations and the Finnish Labour Temple, and Hilma sang in Oras Choir.
Aatto Arthur Kajander (1913-1998) attended university in Toronto, was a lawyer in Thunder Bay for 55 years, and served as Finnish Consul appointed in 1957. He was also heavily involved in music and outdoor activities.
Consists of five zipped files arranged by Google Suite app.
Keiller-UL-calendar contains ICS exports of various calendars maintained by Keiller as University Librarian
Keiller-UL-drive contains an export of all Google Drive folders and files, covering a wide range of Library matters.
Keiller-UL-groups contains MBOX exports of local Google Groups, including Librarian and Library Staff communications
Keiller-UL-mail contains MBOX exports of Keiller’s email, particularly communications with Provosts and with OCUL lists
Keiller-UL-sites contains an export of Google Classic Sites, including the Lakehead University Library Intranet and Library Annual Reports.
Photographic slides of various archaeological digs from around the world and in Northwestern Ontario. Slides of various forestry field studies in several regions from 1952-1995. Includes images of trees, equipment, erosion, fire damage, forest management audits, land use, geology, and genetics and tree improvement.
Video recordings of local French-language television broadcasts.
This time capsule reflects the intentions of the builders of the Labour Temple at the start of construction. It demonstrates an awareness of posterity and their hopes for the cultural significance of the building. The documents clearly reflect the socialist beliefs of the builders.
Consists of reports, letters, and minutes of the Lakehead Region Conservation Authority.
Records relate to the establishment and operation of the Lakehead Unitarian Fellowship in Thunder Bay, Ontario. They reflect matters concerning Port Arthur, Fort William, and Thunder Bay; and the development of Unitarianism and its institutions in North America more broadly.
The LUF is a non-profit organization that was incorporated into the Canadian Unitarian Council in 1984; after incorporation, the materials become more formal and there is more paperwork pertaining to the fellowships organization and governance.
The material includes reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photo negatives, floor plans for building, pamphlets and brochures, and several CDs, which included photographs and videos from special events. Majority of the materials are LUF specific, while there is also material pertaining to neighboring Unitarian organizations in Canada and America, and to the broader Unitarian Universalist Association\ Canadian Unitarian Council. Some records are specific to individuals while others relate to the entire fellowship.
The Alumni Association of Lakehead University Collection consists of records, photographs, ephemera and objects donated by alumni over the years, demonstrating the history of Lakehead University and its students and alumni.
The administrative files contain Alumni Association minutes and reports, membership lists, budgeting information and events files. The news clippings and releases contain newspaper clippings and news/press releases from Lakehead University and the Alumni Association. Publications include items such as the Agora paper that was released by Lakehead University and other publications that were used and acquired by students, staff or alumni of Lakehead University. The photographs and negatives also include contact sheets and slides from Lakehead University. The photographs and negatives series include a number of different items from the campus, student and faculty, events, and sports. The Artifacts and Ephemera include presentation poster board materials and information as well as promotional materials that were distributed by Lakehead University.
Lakehead's Alumni Association Magazines: Alumni Magazine, Nor'Wester Magazine, Lakehead University Magazine, Lakehead University Alumni Magazine.
Collective agreements between the Board of Governors of Lakehead University and Lakehead University Faculty Association (LUFA), 1987-2020. Also LUFA By-Laws and agreements between the Board of Governors of Lakehead University and the Office & Professional Employees' International Union Local 81.
Programs for Lakehead University Convocation, scanned as PDF. Programs include lists of graduates, as well as information on honorees and ceremonies.
These are the records of the Chief Librarian (University Librarian) of Lakehead University (Lakehead Technical Institute, Lakehead College of Arts, Science, and Technology.)
The records document the management and administration of the Lakehead University Library, including the construction of the Library building, policies, acquisitions, staffing, and more. Correspondence provides insight into the workings of the library during a period of library and academic expansion, computerization and transition.
The Chief Librarian had a significant role as a member of University administration, and participated on Faculty Council, Senate, and numerous committees. Records here reflect those bodies and their work throughout this time period, including proposed and new programs, enrollment, new construction, governance, and long range planning.
The Library's role in partnership with other organizations provincially, nationally, and internationally is also represented. Many libraries were adopting new technologies at this time, which allowed for more communications and cooperation, on projects including computerized cataloguing and inter-library loan.
The time period covered in these records includes major developments and changes within Lakehead University, and in the cultures and technologies of universities and libraries.
Includes records of ceremonies and events, and records related to the Coat of Arms of the University.
Sites crawled include the web and social media presence of Lakehead University, and associated organizations (including students, faculty, and alumni groups.)
Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Lakehead University Alumni Association
Lakehead University Archives
Lakehead University Bookstore
Lakehead University Campus Recreation
Lakehead University Faculty Association
Lakehead University Library
Lakehead University Student Union