Collection 2013-56 - Aselstine family collection

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CA ON00156 2013-56


Aselstine family collection


  • 1912-1981 (Creation)

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12 pages
80 photographs

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Dorothy Aselstine was born in Belleville, Ontario, in 1919, the daughter of Howard Aselstine and Mae Carolyn Baxter. She married Jack Aitchison and they had three children. She died on 13 June 2013.

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Donated by Jane Bond (daughter of Dorothy Aitchison) in September 2013.

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Collection includes photographs taken by Howard Aselstine, mainly of floods in Belleville, Ontario, in 1918, and a file of materials relating to the 50th reunion of the class of 1930-1931 of King George Public School in Belleville (held on 20 June 1981), compiled by Dorothy Aitchison, one of the organizers.

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The photographs in this collection have been scanned and are available online at

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