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Collection Details


Collection Name: Rideau Township Archives Oral History Programme
Repository Name: Rideau Township Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: North Gower, Ontario, Canada
Dates Spanned: 1977-1979
Description: Interviews conducted and edited from 1977 to 1979 by Georgina Tupper with Coral Lindsay, Margaret Melhorn, Jim Kennedy, Sharyl Tupper and Mark Rogers, as part of the Rideau Township History Project. More than fifty residents whose families were among the first to settle in the Rideau Township. Marlborough Township and North Gower were interviewed about pioneer life, agriculture, logging, recreation, transportation, education, politics and government, domestic life, nursing, schools and community life. English. Inquire about possible restrictions. Index by subjects on part of collection.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 56
Broad Subjects: Geography; History
ASP Subjects: Canada; Cities and towns--Ontario; City and town life--Ontario; Local history; Ontario; Ontario--History; Oral history
Collection Code: OHC0003815