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Alida Martin Fonds

Fonds #


Accession #



Alida Martin fonds

Dates of Creation

[ca. 1829]–1949


7 cm of textual records
3 photographs

Biographical Sketch

Alida Martin was the granddaughter of Samuel Nelles, who was President of Victoria University, 1850–1887; she collected material by and about him.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of addresses and lectures notes by Samuel Nelles; clippings, eulogy and biographical information regarding Samuel Nelles and his family; photographs.


Finding aids

Photographs are described in the photograph database.

Source of Supplied Title

Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Related groups of records in different fonds

See also Samuel Sobieski Nelles (Fonds 2038).

Access points

  • Martin, Alida
  • Nelles, Samuel Sobieski, 1823–1887
  • Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.)—Presidents
  • Victoria University (Cobourg, Ont.)—Presidents


  • College administrators
  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Speeches, addresses, etc.