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Fonds F 1151

Brock Monument Committee fonds


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Title
Brock Monument Committee fonds
Dates of Creation
1840-1857
Physical Description

60 centimetres of textual records

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, resolutions and financial records of the Brock Monument Committee, including lists of subscription for militia members, private citizens and First Nations peoples. Also included in this fonds are monument design proposals submitted to the committee, an address to the Queen, and speeches given by First Nations leaders in support of the reconstruction of the Brock Monument.

These records document the work of the committee to raise funds and rebuild the Sir Isaac Brock monument at Queenston Heights which had been destroyed by vandals in 1840.

The fonds is arranged into seven series.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Brock Monument Committee was organized in 1840 to erect a second Brock Monument to Major-General Isaac Brock, Commander-in-Chief of British forces in Upper Canada, at Queenston Heights in the present-day municipality of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

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Brock Monument Committee

Restrictions on Access
Original materials are restricted for conservation reasons. Microfilm must be used. Otherwise, no restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
The material is in the public domain. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use other than for research and private study any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Included in Series F 1151-6 is a notebook titled "Indian Oratory" acquired by the Archives of Ontario from Mrs. F. Morris-Davies of Oxford, England, on July 24, 1962. No acquisition information is available for other portions of the fonds.
Related Material

Additional records of the Brock Monument Committee may be found in the David Thorburn fonds (F 546) and the William Hamilton Merritt family fonds (F 662).

Availability of Other Formats

This fonds is available on self-serve microfilm reels MS 7690 and MS 7691.
Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Former Codes

Accession Number (notebook titled "Indian Oratory"): 3128.

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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
F 1151-1 Brock Monument Committee correspondence
F 1151-2 Brock Monument design proposals
F 1151-3 Brock Monument Committee minutes and resolutions
F 1151-4 Brock Monument Committee accounts
F 1151-5 Brock Monument militia subscription lists
F 1151-6 First Nations addresses and financial contributions to the Brock Monument
F 1151-7 Brock Monument Committee correspondence covers and petition