Fonds F 1256

James Cameron fonds

About these records

James Cameron fonds
Dates of Creation
[Microfilmed 1974] (originally created 1843-1902)
Physical Description

2 reels of microfilm (textual records)

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of the microfilmed diaries of James Cameron, written while he resided on James Cameron Island. Diary entries relate to: the weather; farming (including wood cutting and the care of farm animals); hunting; trade; shipping; fishing; social visits; trips to Williamstown; and local news.

Diaries also include mathematics exercises, penmanship exercises, hand written sheet music, and hand copied essays and poems.

Also included are some loose items, including: receipts; an advertising letter from the Curzon Brothers (tailors); family correspondence; accounts; and a child’s drawings and exercises.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

James Cameron (1825-1912) was a farmer on Cameron Island (also known as Thompson Island and Ile Thompson) in Charlottenburgh Township, Glengarry County.

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Cameron, James, 1825-1912

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Records created by James Cameron are in the public domain. Fonds also contains material owned by various other copyright owners. To find out more about the copyright status of the particular material you wish to use, consult a Reference Archivist. 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
Fonds was loaned to the Archives of Ontario in 1974 by Mabel Walter MacLean.
Availability of Other Formats

Records are available on microfilm only.

Title based on content of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Number: 10597.

Finding Aid
No finding aid is available for this fonds.

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