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Grace B. Waters photograph albums

  • CA ON00156 GBW
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1946

The First World War photograph album contains about 164 black and white or sepia photographs, 1 cartoon entitled "The same old moon", 1 coloured pencil sketch of a nurse. The album is Kodak's "Gallia" model (32.5x26x2cm) in plain black, textured leatherette. The photographs vary greatly in size from 21 x 14.5 cm to 8.5 X5.9 cm. About 40 of the photographs are signed either "E.R. Owen" or "E.R.O.". The first photograph is marked in pencil, "Donor G.B.Waters". Many of the photographs depict the Duchess of Connaught Canadian Red Cross Hospital in Cliveden, England. Many images depict the hospital at the time of a visit by King George V and Queen Mary, a visit by Sir Robert Borden, and a visit by Winston Churchill. There are images of the hospital wards both indoors and out, the cafeteria, the linen supply, and many patients (a lot of the patients seem to be wearing special issue hospital shoes) and nurses. Subjects include: nurses of the Canadian Army Medical Corps; funerals; women ambulance drivers; trenches, military hospitals.

The second album dates from 1916 to 1921. Identified locations include: Athabaska Hall; Banff (Alberta); Red Deer; Lake St. Helena; Edmonton; Sylvan Lake; Mount Royal; Montreal (from M.G.H.); Fort William [Thunder Bay]; Lake of the Woods; Moose Jaw; Markerville; Innisfail; New York. There are several photographs of farm scenes and some of medical personnel in white coats, holding human bones.

The third album includes photographs taken at a graduation at McGill University in Montreal; scenes of Niagara Falls; photographs of cars; two photographs of hospital rooms.

This collection also includes an annual report for Kingston General Hospital, 1906; a brochure for Queen's University Hospital in Cairo, c.1915; five panoramic postcards of Le Tréport, France, c.1915; a letter from 'Elsa' of Dickson, Alberta to Ivy, Clifford and Lloyd, discussing her new job as head of a teacher training department in Ethiopia, dated 5 August 1946, and two sheets of song lyrics for the following songs:
Sheet 1
Cupid is the Captain of the Army
I've Said My Last Farewell
Those Songs My Mother Used to Sing
The Bull-Frog and the Coon
Poker Love
The Good Old U.S.A.
So Long Mary
The Tale of a Stroll
Lazy Moon

Sheet 2
Fishing
I Would Like to Marry You
As We Swing, Sweetheart
Drummer Song
Dear Old Johnstown
When I Rode on the Choo Choo Cars
I Fell in Love With Polly
Hey! Mister Joshua
Hiram Green, Good-Bye
It Makes Me Think of Home, Sweet, Home

Waters, Grace Brown

Watercolours of homes on West Hill, Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2020-004
  • Item
  • 2002

Page with four watercolour paintings of homes, entitled "Grey Ladies - West Hill I Belleville". The four homes are 23 Charlotte Street, 8 Holloway Street, 114 Bridge Street West, 14-20 Murney Street, Belleville, Ontario.

Rector, Anne Elspeth

Prints of Jerry Stapley drawings

  • CA ON00156 2020-006
  • File
  • 1973-1976

Three prints of pen-and-ink drawings of:
1) Roman Catholic Church, Ormsby, 1973
2) Unidentified brick church, 1973
3) Corby Public Library, Belleville, 1976

Stapley, Jerry

Leo Bates Riggs

This series contains the following textual records and graphic material from the life of Leo Bates Riggs:

  • Documents, financial records, memberships ca. 1895-1956
  • Personal correspondence, business correspondence, Invitations, and Cardsca. 1901-1954
  • Pamphlets and Brochures ca. 1916, and 1952
  • Newspaper clippings dating from 1928-29, 1953, and 1956
  • Musical Notes, Documents, and Papers ca. 1911-17, and 1934
  • Photographs
  • Scrapbook

Riggs, Leo Bates

Scrapbook - Unknown Owner

The file contains numerous photocopies of new of newspaper clippings taken from a scrapbook circa 1880. Some of the information contained in the file: Obituary for Hammiette Lyon wife of Dr. J.R. Jaques; Program for Art Exhibition of Woman's Christian Association held June 1884; Newspaper clipping dated September 26, 1884 titled "The New Hospital and Home" Belleville; Obituary for Rev. S.D. Rice; Newspaper clipping dated July 30, 1885 titled "Home Again. Belleville's Welcome to the Heroes of Batoche; Newspaper clipping dated January 7, 1886 (with picture) titled "Destroyed by Fire. Bridge Street Methodist Church Consumed"; Programme for Dedication of the Sunday School Rooms of Bridge Street Methodist Church, Sunday, December 12, 1886; Programme of the Opening Services of the new Bridge Street Methodist Church May 1887; Wedding announcement Ella (Nellie) Bancroft Jonesto Mr. W.H. Holden; newspaper clipping about the "Strickland" family (May 1887); obituary Rev. Dr. Nelles (Samuel Sobieski Nelles); Programme for Grand Farewell Concert and Presentation "Organ Committee Bridge St. Methodist Church"; wedding announcement Florence Howard to Lewis Wallbridge; obituary Mrs. Billa Flint (Phoebe Sawyer Clement); obituary Mr. George C. Holton, Mrs. Geo. Meudell, Catherine Elizabeth Staring, Frederic Rous.

Choristers of Christ Church Belleville

This file contains a photocopy of 2 articles pertaining to the Choristers of Christ Church in Belleville, Ontario regarding the Canadian premiere of "The Children of the Chapel" a two act opera composed by Sir Sidney Nicholson. Coral group directed by George N. Maybee with dramatic direction by D.C. MacKenzie Hume.

Research materials relating to Charles Beale's book on Manly Edward MacDonald

  • CA ON00156 2019-032
  • Collection
  • 1900-2010

Photographs of paintings, newspaper clippings, correspondence and research notes relating to the book 'Manly Edward MacDonald (1889-1971): Interpreter of Old Ontario' (2010) by Charles Beale, with two copies of the book.

Detailed listing provided by Charles Beale:

Box # 1: Photos of Manly MacDonald Paintings taken by Clark Cunningham and Hollis Arnold, 1910 onward. * From Binder # 1 (Some images are missing)

File 001 - 048
File 049 - 084
File 100 - 196
File 197 - 276
File 277 - 356
File 357 - 424

Binder # 2/As Per Binder # 1/ - Paintings, Sketches, Photos, Catalogues

File 429 - 500
File 501 - 556
File 557 - 618
File 621 - 700
File 198 - 341 Enlarged Photos

Binder # 3/As Per Binders # 1 & 2 - Family Photos

File 701 - 748
File 749 - 800
File Enlarged Photos with Assorted Numbering
File Photo Shoot Folder, Revue Design, Belleville Ontario, 2009

Box # 2: Newspaper Clippings, Magazines Re: Manly MacDonald

File A - General Information
File B - 1910s
File C - 1920s
File D - 1930s
File E - 1940s
File F - 1950s
File G - 1960s
File H - 1970s
File I - 1980s
File J - 1990s
File K - 2000s
File L - Undated 1900 forward

Box # 3: Correspondence

  1. To and From Hollis Arnold

  2. To and From Charles Beale

  3. Charles Beale To and From Duncan & Barbara MacDonald

  4. General Correspondence To and From Interested Parties Concerning Manly MacDonald and the Book - Interpreter of Old Ontario: (alphabetical by last name)

File A - D
File E - J
File K - M
File N - Q
File R - T
File U - Z

Box # 4: Hollis Arnold ‘Mock-Up’ to the Launch of Manly E. MacDonald - Interpreter of Old Ontario

  1. Hollis Arnold ‘Mock-Up’

  2. a) Transfer of Material from Rosemary Brander, Daughter of Hollis Arnold to Charles Beale, January 2007

b) License from the Manly MacDonald Family to Charles Beale, May, 2007

c) Notes To and From Brant Cowie, President of Revue Design, Belleville, Ontario (Producers of Interpreter of Old Ontario)

d) Friesen Canada Contract to Publish Interpreter of Old Ontario, 2010

  1. Official Launch of Manly E. MacDonald - Interpreter of Old Ontario, September, 2010 + Speech by Charles Beale

  2. Sampling of Appraisals of Manly MacDonald Paintings by Charles Beale (alphabetical by last name)

  3. Reference Book: Manly Edward MacDonald (1889 - 1971) - Interpreter of Old Ontario, copyright, 2010, Library & Archives Canada ISBN 978 - 0 - 9865068 - 0 - 2

Presto Musical Club

This file contains 3 original hand written books of the minutes for the Presto Musical Club of Belleville, Ontario. Volume One 1919 to 1923; Volume Two 1923 to 1933; and Volume Three 1933 to 1941. Typed minutes for meetings dated 14-Nov-1949, 12-Dec-1949; an original program for Philadelphia La Scala Opera Company October 6-10, 1947 at Massey Hall, Toronto and a Grand Opera Libretto with English translation of Verdi's Rigoletto, Edwin Kalmus circa 1930.

Presto Musical Club

Belleville Horticultural Society

This file contains 3 original hand written record books for the Belleville Horticultural Society. Book One is the membership lists and accounts from 1906 to 1949. Book Two is minutes of meetings from 1927 to 1947. Book Three is minutes of meetings from 1962 to 1967.

Belleville Garden Club

The Gleaming Edge (book of poems) and The Royal Variable

  • CA ON00156 2019-074
  • Item
  • 1947-1960

1) 'The Gleaming Edge' is a printed book of Charles Andrew Tupper's poems bound in birch bark and signed by the author in 1970.
2) 'The Royal Variable' is a typescript theory of metre and meaning by Tupper, bound with a copy of a letter by Robert W. Macaulay, Ontario Minister of Energy Resources, dated 8 Nov 1960.

Tupper, Charles Andrew

Quinte Morning Music Club materials

  • CA ON00156 2019-091
  • Fonds
  • 1963-2019

Calendars of meetings for the Quinte Morning Music Club, listing members and the dates and locations of meetings. Includes some notes on musicians featured in meetings and an article by Mary-Lynne Morgan on the closure of the club, which was published in the Umbrella publication of the Quinte Arts Council in 2019. Also includes newspaper clippings with obituaries of some of the club members.

Quinte Morning Music Club

Movie Theatre 1950s

File contains newspaper clippings about the closing of a Belleville movie theatre for renovations, report on the first Elvis Presley movie being shown in Belleville c.1956, and a report on whether TV will make movies obsolete.

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