Thunder Bay District GenWeb: History

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History

  • Bibliographies
  • History - general
  • People
  • Places
  • Social history
  • Religious history
  • Abbreviations
    CIHM = Canadian Institute for Historical Microforms
    CU = Carleton University
    GN = Geographical Names Section, Ottawa
    NA = National Archives
    MdP = Musee des pionniers
    MRT = Morrissette Library, University of Ottawa
    OPL = Ottawa Public Library
    UWO = University of Western Ontario


    Bibliographies

    Northwestern Ontario books; a bibliography (1987)
    Elinor Barr
    Ontario Library Services, Thunder Bay, Ont.
    ISBN
    Consult at: CU

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    History - general

    A brief history of Canada (2000)
    Roger Riendeau
    Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Markham, Ont.
    Includes bibliographical references and index
    ISBN 1-55041-554-9 (hardcover); ISBN 1-55041-555-7 (paper)

    Canadian history: patterns and transformations (2002)
    Ian M. Hundey et al.
    Irwin, Toronto
    Includes index
    ISBN 0-7725-2940-X

    Destinies: Canadian history since Confederation (4th edition; c. 1999)
    R. Douglas Francis, Richard Jones, Donald B. Smith
    Includes bibliographical references and index
    ISBN 0-7747-3665-8

    Full of hope and promise: the Canadas in 1841 (1991)
    Eric Ross
    McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal
    ISBN 0855-4
    Consult at: CU

    The Illustrated History of Canada (2000; rev.ed.)
    Craig Brown, editor
    Key Porter Books, Toronto
    Includes index
    ISBN 1-55263-146-X

    Origins: Canadian history to Confederation (4th edition; 2000)
    R. Douglas Francis, Richard Jones, Donald B. Smith
    Includes bibliographical references and index
    ISBN 0-7747-3664-X

    Ontario since Confederation: a reader (2000)
    Edgar-André Montigny and Lori Chambers, editors
    University of Toronto Press, Toronto
    ISBN 0-8020-4444-1 (hardcover); ISBN 0-8020-8234-3 (paper)

    Readings in Canadian history (2001; 6th ed. )
    R. Douglas Francis, Donald B. Smith, editors
    Harcourt Canada, Toronto
    Vol. 1: Pre-Confederation, ISBN 0-7747-3746-8 ; Vol. 2: Post-Confederation,ISBN 0-7747-3747-6
    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Stone country : an unauthorized history of Canada (2003)
    George Bowering
    Penguin Canada, Toronto
    Includes bibliographical references and index
    ISBN 0-14-301397-1

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    People

    Canadian steel, Chinese grit: a tribute to the Chinese who worked on Canada's railroads more than a century ago / Fêng ku Chung-hua hun : Chi nien pai nien chan ....(2000)
    Julia Ningyu Li / Li Ning Yü p'ien chu, compiler and editor
    Paxlink Communications Inc., Toronto
    Text is in English and Chinese and includes bibliographical references
    ISBN 0-9687319-0-2

    Danish settlers in the Canadian backwoods (1999)
    Idun Engberg
    Translation of: Danske nybyggere i Canadas skove
    ISBN 0-9685311-0-5

    Dictionary of Canadian biography / Dictionnaire biographique du Canada [computer file] (2000)
    Ramsay Cook, general editor / Réal Bélanger, directeur général adjoint
    University of Toronto, Toronto / Université Laval, Québec
    Text in English and French
    Includes bibliographical references and index
    ISBN 0-7727-7200-2

    Early settlers (2003)
    Bruce Henbest and Kim Henbest
    Duval House Pub., Edmonton
    Includes index
    ISBN 1-55220-220-8

    From heroes to enemies: Finns in Canada, 1937-1947 (2000)
    Varpu Lindstrom
    Aspasia Books, Beaverton, Ont.
    Includes bibliographical references and index
    ISBN 0-9685881-3-1

    "Hard Feelings": Past and Present Attitudes of Canadian Finland-Swedes (July 2001)
    Swedish-American Historical Quarterly, Vol. LII, No. 3
    Mika Roinila

    A history of the Canadian peoples (2003; 2nd ed.)
    J.M. Bumsted
    Oxford University Press, Toronto
    Includes bibliographical references and index
    ISBN 0-19-541688-0

    In search of a better life: emigration to Thunder Bay from a small town in Calabria (2000)
    John Potestio
    Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, Thunder Bay, Ontario
    Bibliography and index
    ISBN 0-920119-38-7

    "A Model of Shifting Identities: The Finland-Swedes in Canada" (1997)
    in Swedish-American Historical Quarterly, Vol. 48, pages 190-202
    Mika Roinila

    The peoples of Canada : a pre-Confederation history (2003; 2nd ed.)
    J.M. Bumstead
    Oxford University Press, Don Mills, Ont.
    Includes bibliographical references and index
    ISBN 0-19-541689-9

    Project Bay Street: activities of Finnish-Canadians in Thunder Bay before 1915 (1989)
    Thunder Bay Finnish Canadian Historical Society; Marc Metsaranta, editor
    Thunder Bay Finnish-Canadian Historical Society, Thunder Bay, Ontario
    ISBN 092073975X
    Consult at: UWO

    Swedes at the Lakehead 1900-1930 (1992)
    Elinor Barr
    Papers and Records, Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society
    Consult at: TBHM

    Thunder Bay mayors and councillors, 1873-1945: including Port Arthur and Fort William, Ontario (1884-1945) and their predecessors, the municipalities of Shuniah (1873-1884) and Neebing (1881-1892): a biographical and genealogical dictionary and electoral history (2000)
    Frederick Brent Scollie
    Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, Thunder Bay, Ont.
    Accompanied by CD-ROM
    Includes bibliographical references and index
    ISBN 0-920119-40-9 ; ISBN 0-920119-42-5 (CD-ROM)

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    Places

    The Avenue at Silver Islet : a pilgrim's perspective (2003)
    Bill MacDonald, editor and photographer
    Porphry Press, Thunder Bay, Ont.
    ISBN 0-9680686-5-0

    A Chronicle of Finnish Settlements in Rural Thunder Bay: Bay Street Project No. 2 Thunder Bay Finnish Canadian Historical Society; Gordon Burkowski, ed.
    Thunder Bay Finnish Canadian Historical Society, Thunder Bay
    Index of people
    Consult at: UWO

    Castles and kings : Ontario mansions & the people who lived in them (2001)
    Ron Brown
    Polar Bear Press, Toronto
    Includes index
    ISBN 1-896757-16-2 The Ontario fact book : everything you ever wanted to know about Ontario (2000)
    Mark Kearney and Randy Ray
    Whitecap Books, North Vancouver, B.C.
    Includes index
    ISBN 1-55285-020-X

    Disappearing Ontario: images from our vanishing countryside (1999)
    Ron Brown
    Includes index
    ISBN 1-896757-12-X

    Ontario's vanished villages (1999)
    Ron Brown
    Previously published as Vanished villages.
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    ISBN 1-896757-11-1

    "A Short History of Thunder Bay" (1987)
    in Polyphony, Vol. 9., No. 2
    B.W. Muirhead

    Smith's Canadian gazetteer: comprising statistical and general information respecting all parts of the Upper Province, or, Canada West (1999)
    Wm H. Smith
    Facsimile, including original 1846 edition
    ISBN 1-894378-12-1

    The street names of Thunder Bay (1999)
    Diane Grant
    Also available on CD-ROM
    Includes bibliographical references
    ISBN 0-920119-32-8
    Consult at: Thunder Bay Museum

    Superior rendezvous-place: Fort William in the Canadian fur trade (2001)
    Jean Morrison
    Natural Heritage Books, Toronto
    Includes bibliographical references and index
    ISBN 1-896219-68-3

    Thunder Bay: from rivalry to unity (1995)
    Thorold J. Tronrud and A. Ernest Epp
    Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, Inc., Thunder Bay, Ontario

    Thunder Bay District, 1821 - 1892: a collection of documents(1973)
    Eliabeth Arthur, editor
    The Champlain Society
    ISBN 0-8020-3281-8

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    Religious history

    The Sash Canada Wore: a historical geography of the Orange Order in Canada (c. 1980)
    Cecil J. Houston and William J. Smyth
    University of Toronto Press, Toronto
    ISBN 0802054935
    Consult at: McOdrum

    Serving the Present Age: revivalism, progressivism, and the Methodist tradition in Canada (1992)
    Phyllis D. Airhart
    McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal
    ISBN 0882-1
    Consult at: CU

    Small Differences: Irish Catholics and Irish Protestants, 1815 - 1922: an international perspective (1990)
    Donald H. Akenson
    McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal
    ISBN 0858-9
    Consult at: CU

    Two Worlds: the Protestant culture of nineteenth-century Ontario
    William Westfall
    McGill-Queen's University Press, Kingston
    ISBN 0797-3
    Consult at: CU

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    Social history

    Aboriginal people and the colonizers of Western Canada to 1900 (1999)
    Sarah Carter
    Includes bibliographical references and index
    ISBN 0-8020-4147-7 (bound); ISBN 0-8020-7995-4 (pbk.)

    Directory of surnames [computer disk] (1998)
    Ontario Genealogical Society
    Annual; also issued in printed form
    ISSN 1487-4407 (Computer disk)

    Inventing Secondary Education: the rise of the high school in nineteenth-century Ontario (1990)
    R.D. Gidney
    McGill-Queen's University Press, Kingston
    ISBN 0787-6 (paper); ISBN 0746-9 (hardcover)
    Consult at: CU

    It's a working man's town; male working-class culture (1991)
    Thomas W. Dunk
    McGill-Queen's Univesity Press, Montreal
    ISBN
    Consult at: CU

    Lady Aberdeen's address to Port Arthur ladies

    A Long Eclipse: the liberal Protestant establishment and the Canadian university, 1920 - 1970 (2004)
    Catherine Gidney
    McGill-Queen's University Press
    ISBN 0-7735-2805-9

    Many tender ties: women in fur-trade society in western Canada, 1670-1870 (1999)
    Sylvia van Kirk
    Includes bibliographical references and index
    ISBN 1-896239-51-X

    Nothing More Comforting: Canada's Heritage Food (2003)
    Dorothy Duncan
    Dundurn Press
    ISBN 1-55002-447-7
    Consult at:

    Organizing Rural Women; the Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario, 1897 - 1919 (2004)
    Margaret C. Kechnie
    McGill-Queen's University Press
    ISBN 0-7735-2604-8 (paper); 0-7735-2460-6 (hardcover)

    Power at Cost: Ontario Hydro and Rural Electrification, 1911 - 1958 (1992)
    Keith Robson Fleming
    McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal
    ISBN 0868-6
    Consult at: CU

    Scandinavian Home Society 1923-1993: a place to meet, a place to eat (1996)
    Elinor Barr
    Scandinavian Home Society, Thunder Bay
    Consult at:

    Strays!: married name index to volumes I to III of the OGS Strays Project (1999)
    Shirley E. Lancaster, project co-ordinator ; David J. Browne, indexer/computer input
    Includes index
    ISBN 0-7779-0221-4

    "Swedes in Canada: a survey of literature" (1990)
    given at the Third Triennial Conference of the Nordic Association for Canadian Studies, University of Oslo, Norway
    Elinor Barr

    "Swedish Language Institutions and Activities in the Canadian Lakehead Area of Northwestern Ontario 1900-1930" (1998)
    in Canada and the Nordic Countries: proceedings from the Second International Conference of the Nordic Association for Canadian Studies
    Elinor Barr
    Lund University Press, Sweden
    Consult at:

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