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'Stirling Odds & Ends'

Items from a binder labelled 'Stirling Odds & Ends'. Includes:

  • Photograph of three women and four men, c.1910, given by Terry Bust ("one is his grandfather & uncle")
  • Newspaper clippings relating to Stirling buildings and history
  • Huntingdon Township Voters' List, 1948
  • Souvenir booklet of the 90th anniversary of St. John's Anglican Church, Stirling, 1950
  • Order of service for St. Paul's United Church, Stirling, 8 June 2008
  • Photocopy of 1890 Fire Insurance map showing Mill and North Streets, Stirling
  • Items relating to the history of the Bank of Montreal in Stirling
  • Printed 'Stirling Centennial Souvenir', 1967
  • Butler and Young family trees
  • 'Souvenir Story of our school Allan & Williams Mount Pleasant - Rawdon Township' by Mrs Percy MacMullen, 1968
  • 'Sidney Baptist Church celebrates 165th' by Lewis Zandbergen
  • 'Sidney Baptist Church' by Harry V. Faulkner, Lorne C. Reid and Luella Carson, 1976
  • Unveiling of historical plaque in memory of Asa Turner at Sidney Baptist Church, 27 May 1984
  • 'Those Radical Elzevirs!' by Michael Dawber
  • 'The History of St. Thomas [Anglican] Church Rawdon, 1892-1973'
  • 'Grace Chapel Stirling' by Everett Elliott, c.1980
  • Booklet titled Welcome to Stirling's 150th Anniversary, 2008

Todd Cole collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2020.14
  • File
  • 1909-1970
  • Business card for Deseronto House Hotel
  • Postcards of Deseronto: Post Office; Bank of Montreal; hockey team of 1909; 'Greetings from Deseronto'
  • Postcard showing a 22 April 1918 aircraft crash into a building in Oshawa
    Newspapers:
  • Napanee Post-Express for 27 May 1954 and 22 November 1956
  • Deseronto Special Centennial Edition, 1967
  • Napanee Beaver, 25 November 1970

Deseronto Public Library records

  • CA ON00156 DA DPL
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1970
  • Library minute books, 1885-1950

  • Library minutes (bound file), 1950-1961

  • Library minutes (file), 1976-1986

  • File of Library minutes, 1989-1994

  • Board Meeting Business file, 1988-1989

  • Library catalogue, 1895

  • Library statistics, 1902-1911

  • Library cash book, 1907-1919

  • Library cash book, 1920-1955

  • Library disbursements, 1955-1960

  • Library rolls (patrons and reference numbers of books borrowed), 1909, 1910 and 1911-12

  • Library books issued, March-October 1921

  • Library books issued, November 1921-December 1924

  • File of Library correspondence, 1920s

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1951-1954

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1954-1957

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1957-1960

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1960-1963

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1964-1966

  • Library scrapbook, 1964-1970

  • File of library newsclippings, 2001

Deseronto Public Library

Research materials

Records of Gerry Boyce's research on a number of published and unpublished subjects relating to the local history of Belleville and Hastings County. Research for published books include:

  • Hutton of Hastings
  • St. Andrew's Chronicles
  • Eldorado: Ontario's First Gold Rush
  • Sidney Township, 1790-1990
  • Historic Hastings
  • Belleville: Birth of a City
  • Belleville: A Popular History
  • Belleville City Hall

Community life

This series contains a range of materials covering local cultural, sporting and community activities, including theatre, heritage open days, 1978's Belleville Centennial events, Canada Day celebrations, local authors, the Belleville McFarlands and Belleville Bulls hockey teams.

Historical news

News clippings from the Belleville Intelligencer, report on the news of previous decades. The clippings cover the years 1886-1958 and have been transcribed.

Deseronto Public Library photographs

  • CA ON00156 DA 2020.13
  • File
  • 1959-1981

Photographs are principally of staff and patrons of the Deseronto Public Library and were apparently taken by staff of The Quinte Scanner newspaper. Other images include staff of Deseronto Public School and photographs of buildings in Deseronto, Ontario.

Kellaway family collection

  • CA ON00156 2019-123
  • Collection
  • 1863-c.2005

Materials collected by the Kellaway family.
Textual materials:
0) Photocopy of a letter written by Patrick Tighe from Virginia City, Nevada, on 3 January 1863
1) Printed Report of the County Valuators for Hastings County Council, 1866
2) Prospectus for Belleville Business College, c.1905
3) 'The Annual Announcement, Albert College, Belleville, Ontario', prospectus, 1913
4) '140 Years of Progress' U.E.L. souvenir, 1924
5) Program for 'The Girl in Red' musical comedy at the Empire Theatre, 9-11 July 1925
6) Share certificate for the Belleville Arena in the name of M. J. Callaghan, 1930
7) File containing folk songs collected from Tyendinaga Township by Bill Sipprell and Jim Downey in 1973
8) File of materials relating to a fur harvest and management course held in Napanee in 1982
9) 'Ellie Mae's Nifty Knits' volume of knitting patterns designed by Ellen Marie Kellaway (1961-2006), c.1992

Photographs:
10) View of south Front Street near the railway bridge, 1912
11) Photograph of children in confirmation clothes, c.1930
12) St. Mike's Regis Bowling League, April 1957
13) Boys in confirmation suits at the altar of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church in Belleville, Ontario, c.1970
14) & 15) Photographs of the stone building (former axe factory) at Station Street in Belleville, c.1980
16) People (including Theresa Kellaway) marching in a St. Patrick's Day parade on Front Street in Belleville, (published in Quinte Weekly News on 19 March 1991)
17) Group of people outside the Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School Building, c.2000

Kellaway, Don

Topographical maps and Callaghan family scrapbook

  • CA ON00156 2020-011
  • Collection
  • 1970-1994

Collection of Canada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys maps of the Quinte region (1:25,000):
1) Topographical map 30N/15f of False Duck Islands (Prince Edward County), 1965
2) Topographical map 30N/14a of Gull Bar (Prince Edward County), 1965
3) Topographical map 31C/3d of Ameliasburgh (Prince Edward County), 1966
4) Topographical map 30N/15g,h of Main Duck Island (Prince Edward County), 1966
5) Topographical map 30N/14b of Point Petre (Prince Edward County), 1966
6) Topographical map 31C/3a of Glenora (Prince Edward County), 1966
7) Topographical map 31C/4g of Wooler, 1970
8) Topographical map 31C/3e of west Belleville, 1971
9) Topographical map 31C/3f of east Belleville, 1971
10) Topographical map 31C/3h of Deseronto, 1971
11) Topographical map 31C/2e of Napanee, 1971

12) Canadian Hydrographic Service nautical chart (1:30,000), of Belleville to Telegraph Narrows, with Belleville harbour inset, 1982

13) Scrapbook of newspaper clippings relating to members of the Callaghan and Kellaway family, including Chris Simboli, Thomas Callaghan, Kay Callaghan, Don Kellaway, Ellen Kellaway, Frank Maloney, Michael Callaghan, Theresa Kellaway and Jack Bradford, 1983-1994

Kellaway, Don

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Belleville) records

  • CA ON00156 MG 29
  • Fonds
  • 1885-2006

This fonds comprises two accessions. Materials donated by church officials in 2002 include:

  • 36 annual reports dating from 1898 to 2000
  • 'St. Andrew's Church Weekly News', 1888-1890
  • 'St. Andrew's Church News', 1968-1969
  • 'Open Door', 1972-1983
  • 'St. Andrew's Newsletter', 1984-1994
  • 'The Lamp and the Thistle', 1995-2001
  • 100th Anniversary Services, 1927
  • History of the church (4 pages)
  • Correspondence
  • Report: Hastings-Prince Edward Children's Services Committee, 'Directory of Services for Children in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties', 1980
  • Report: Community Care for Seniors, 'A Study of the Needs of the Disabled in the Belleville Area', 1980
  • Report: Community Development Council of Belleville and District, 'Task Force on Hunger Report', 1992

The remaining materials were extracted from the Hastings County Historical Society's textual records in the summer of 2014:

  • File of documents relating to the church's history such as a 1901 article in the Daily Intelligencer and a history of the church written by Kenneth S. Hill
  • File of correspondence and newsletters
  • 15 assorted annual reports and financial statements up to 1970, with a fund-raising proposal.
  • Minutes from the St. Andrew's Society from February 12, 1885 and a menu from the St. Andrew's Day anniversary from 1890
  • File of notices, a program from a service dedicated to Queen Victoria's funeral; a list of soldiers from the congregation who fought in World War One; a program from Sunday, December 4, 1932; programs from Stainer's "The Crucifixion" from 1958, 1959, and 1961; the itinerary from the 1959 annual council meeting of the Women's Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church in Canada; the list to elect the church's elders from 1959; a program from the church choir's production of Handel's Messiah in 1960; a program from the Girl Guide – Brownie Sunday service in 1961; a catalogue of art painted by Allan and Donnah Cameron for an exhibit held in 1964; a program and an advertisement for an organ recital from 1968; there is also a 1968 retelling of a performance by the Ladies of St. Andrews Church from 1889; and a copy of Talk 405 given by Gerald Boyce on Anniversary Sunday 2006
  • File of newspaper clippings

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Belleville)

Reverend A. Newton Reid collection

  • CA ON00156 2017-35
  • Collection
  • 1931

Items collected by Reverend A. N. Reid, including:

  • six postcards of Stirling, Ontario views
  • annual report for St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Stirling
  • order of service for Easter Sunday, 5 April 1931, for St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Stirling
  • obituary from the Stirling News-Argus for James Ralph, 1931
  • two electricity bills from the Stirling Hydro Electric System, addressed to Reverend Reid, October and November 1931

Reid, A. Newton

File of Stirling photographs

File containing photographs of Stirling's 125th anniversary celebrations, 12-21 August 1983 (donated by R. Gay). Individuals identified include:

  • Lynn, Bruce, Janet Fallaize Murray, Susanne (Murray) Scholten
  • Helen & Wayne Shaw, Mac & Velma Sarles
  • Dr. Fred Eggleton, Russ & Mary Sills, Annette Taylor
  • Constable Frank Wallwork, Russ Sills, Stirling Village Council, PoliceChief Jack Foster
  • Judy and Melanie Potts, Pearl Conley
  • Ross Ray, Harold Holden
  • Ron Reid, Eugene Lang, John Warden
  • Bob Vandervoort
  • Jim & Jean Pollock, Marvin Cooney, Heather Pollock
  • Craig Watson & son, Stirling Citizens Band, Barry Wilson

File also contains reproductions of old postcards of Stirling and a 1992 photograph by Carol Surridge of the 'Welcome to Stirling' sign, which reads "The little village with the big heart".

Florrie Sexsmith columns for Deseronto Post

  • CA ON00156 DA 2009.24
  • File
  • 1949-1951

Florrie Sexsmith earned $1.00 per week by writing a column for the Deseronto Post newspaper. They include advice, history lessons, decorating tips, travelogues and recipes.

Sexsmith, Florrie

Ken Melhoff collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2009.05
  • File
  • c.1944-1946

Five copies of photographs showing Louise Fitchett's house in Deseronto and Ken Melhoff as a young boy, c.1944-1946. Photocopy of an article from Our Canada magazine by Carolyn Lori about Joseph Laverture of Green Street, Deseronto, and his miniature cannons. Lavature was at one time the projectionist at Naylor's theatre in Deseronto.

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