Canadian school notebooks
Canadian school notebooks collection. 1899 3 items.
The content of these notebooks was created by George Alfred Reynolds
(Rennie) Gibbons of Sturgeon River, N.W.T., Robin Gibbons, and Frank
Rennie Gibbons kept his notes in a Pioneer Exercise and Diction book
with an illustrated cover in orange of soldiers on horseback dated 14
Nov. 1899. The content, in ink, is eclectic with notes on the metric
system, the wheel and the axle, algebra, history, language, and partnerships.
Robin Gibbons kept his (?) notes in The Great West Exercise book, with
an illustrated cover in red and green of a farmer ploughing with a cowboy
on the side dated 30 May 1899. The content, in ink, is eclectic with
notes on board measures, arithmetic and composition (including small
essays). Frank Carson kept his notes in a Bulwarks book with an illustrated
cover of a navy ship deck. The notebook was purchased at Whitfields
Drug and Stationery Store in Whitby, Ont. The content, in ink and pencil,
is eclectic. It appears to contain some accounts as well as notes on
Germany, science, plant roots, arithmetic, and hydrostatics.
Title based on content of collection.
Collection (77-2009) was acquired from Morris Norman in 2009.
Finding aid available as part of this description.
There are no access restrictions.
Further accruals are not expected.