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Trotter family fonds. Third accrual. – 1882-1951. – 29 cm of textual records and printed material.

Box 16
Series 1
Reginald Trotter. – 1914-1951. – 17 cm of textual records and printed material. – Title based on contents of series.
F.1       Correspondence 1914-1918.
F.2       Correspondence 1933-1951.
F.3       Yale University – mementos from and about Yale (printed material) including Yale Alumni Magazine, 1914.
F.4       Harvard University – mementos from Harvard – history exams, notes on cards. 1917-1919.
F.5       Theatre related – from RT’s years at Harvard. Includes typescript of play by RT, “Umbrella-Mania”; reviews of 5 plays (tss.); programmes, clippings and other printed material. 1916-1918.
F.6       Thesis [M.A]. “The tenure of the English kingship in Norman times”, Harvard University, 1916. Ts. [52] p.
F.7       Ms. notes on Mr. Steadman’s Graduate thesis on subject of Canadian history. [ca 1935].
F.8       Miscellaneous: includes biographical clippings on RT; offprints, keepsakes from Acadia University, pamphlets, other publications, glass slide.

Series 2
Thomas Trotter. – 1882-1918. – 10 cm of texual records and printed material. – Title based on contents of series.
F.9       Correspondence: 1915-1918, include letters to Thomas Trotter re death and estate of Bernard Trotter, 1917-1918.
F.10     Bound manuscript notebook, containing indexed personal vocabulary and notes, with cover and title-page reading Index Rerum by John Todd. D.D.  Bearing ownership signature “T. Trotter Ingersoll, Ont. Aug 30/82”; small scrapbook containing printed article by J.H. Farmer from The Canadian Baptist, 1918.

Series 3
Ellen Maud Trotter. – 1934-1936. – 1 cm of textual records and printed material. – Title based on contents of series.
F.11     Will of Ellen Maud Trotter, dated May 14, 1936; 1 biographical clipping, 1934.

Series 4
Marjorie Trotter and Francis Trotter. – 1925-1943. – 1 cm of textual records and printed material – Title based on contents of series.

F.12     Publication by Judith Marjorie Trotter entitled The house that Jacqueline built, N.B., 1925; 3 issues of Morning Watch published by Canadian Girls in Training, 1933-1934.
Canadian Library Association meeting brochure, 1943.

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