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Materials relating to the Hill, Powless and Smith families of Deseronto and Tyendinaga

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.19
  • Collection
  • 1892-1918
  1. Photo of Lucinda Hill wiith her children (from left): Susan, Elizabeth and James, and her grand-daughter, Elsie (Elizabeth's daughter). Lucinda was born on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in around 1843, the daughter of Isaac and Catherine Hill and she married another Isaac Hill. By the time of the 1871 census she was a widow, living with her three children (Elizabeth, 10, James, 8 and Susan 5) in the household of her nephew, William Claus. Elsie was 15 at the time of the 1901 census, when she was living in Deseronto, Ontario with her mother and grandmother. In the photograph, she looks about five or six years old, which would date the portrait to around 1892. The photo was taken by Herbert A. Osborne, who was active in Deseronto in the mid-1890s. The image has damaged edges and is broken into two pieces.
  2. Mounted photograph of the Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer and the Manse in St. George Street, Deseronto, Ontario. Taken by James Fairbairn, photographer (born 1866) in around 1910.
  3. Photo of Deseronto High School
  4. Photo album – none of the images identified. Inscribed “To Lizzie from a little fried Weber Featherstonhaugh Deseronto Ont”
  5. Bible
  6. Bible
  7. Martine’s Handbook of Etiquette
  8. Common Sense in the Household
  9. Searchlights or Light on Dark Corners
  10. The Victory Readers Book I
  11. Pocket Ready Reckoner
  12. Photograph of Cyril W. Bird [married in Belleville 1891, evangelist – died in Africa, 12 Feb 1896]
  13. Letter from James Hill to his sister, Susan Maracle, 1904
  14. Various loose papers: permit to leave Canada for William Smith, 1918, Christmas Card, newspaper cuttings of marriages and obituaries; ‘In Memoriam” 1898 publication on the death of Frederick Sherwood Rathbun; instructions on removing afterbirth from cows[?]; marriage certificate for William Smith and Lydia Claus, 1902; stub of marriage certificate of David Powliss and Harriet Baptiste, 1917; embroidery reading “Thou Art my Hope”

Osborne, Herbert A.

Donald B. Smith collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.14
  • Collection
  • 1965-2015
  1. Eight photocopies of pages of the Kingston Whig Standard, each featuring people and news from the Tyendinaga Reserve and published daily between February 22, and February 27, 1965.
  2. Profile of Sacred Feathers, or Rev. Peter Jones (1802-1856) by Donald Smith, published in Touchstone, vol. 33, no.1 (February 2015), 59-66
  3. Chapter 2 from Macdonald at 200 (published 2014), ‘Macdonald’s Relationship with Aboriginal Peoples’ by Donald Smith (21 pages)

Smith, Donald B.

Digital photographs of Mohawk blockade in support of Wet'suwet'en protest

  • CA ON00156 2020-024
  • Series
  • 10 February 2020

Eleven digital photographs of the demonstration at the railway lines in the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in support of the Wet'suwet'en protest against the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline through their territory.

Morris, Bobby-Jo

Wallbridge Lease of Indian Lands in Tyendinaga

An original plan entitled "Plan of Indian Lands in Tyendinaga Leased 999 Years." Surveyed by William R. Aylsworth, O.L.S. of Belleville.
Also written on the plan is "Wallbridge's Plan of Part of Shannonville. Was filed in the Registry Office of Hastings June 21, 1872."

Aylsworth, William Robert, O. L. S.

Collection of vinyl records from Belleville Public Library

  • CA ON00156 BPL/Albums
  • Collection
  • 1967-1984

Collection comprises the following albums:
1) S. Alec Gordon in an organ recital of his own compositions, c.1967 [3 copies, one with typescript notes by S. Alec Gordon]
Side A: 1. Haliburton Holiday Sketches: A) Sunrise; B) Chipmunks; C) White Water Lilies (vocal); D) Moonlight on the Lake; E) Little Log Cabin (vocal)
Side B: 1. Haliburton Holiday Sketches: F) Stormy Day; G) Evening; 2. Divertissement on 'All Hallows'; 3. Canadianette (Humoresque)

2) Centennial Secondary School Concert Band, 1971 (Director of Music, Monty Emmerson) [2 copies]
Side A: 1. Selections from 'Hair'; 2. Selections from Bizet's 'Carmen'; 3. Five Mellow Winds
Side B: 1. Selections from 'Mr. Lucky'; 2. March of the Bowmen; 3. Selections from 'Oklahoma'; 4. Theme and Rock-out
Band members: Elizabeth McLaughlin; Nancy Tilley; Mary Rowbotham; Kathy Browne; Debbie Twiddy; Pam Flindall; Kathy Moran; Sue Kitcher; Lynda Walker; Ruth Lee; Ann Coombs; Pat Bush; Nancy Keller; Meribeth Rowe; Steve Empey; Anne Burnhan; Linda Vardy; Connie Vardy; Mary Bailey; Pam Warr; Sue Rutledge; Karen McComb; Christie Chase; Evelyn Caswell; Megan McLaughlin; John Wills; Rodger Mountford; John Chambers; Brian Elliott; Nancy Koch; Ross Kemp; Dennis Gunter; Mark Piwowarski; Lloyd Eyre; Terry Richardson; Danny Jones; Dave Lewars; Ken Bertrand; Dan Hoxford; John Bunner; Dan Fell; Tim Shoniker; Robert Smith; Elaine Williams; Chris Lazenby; Blane McOrquodale; John Williams; Jerry Fontyn; Gary Fleming; Glen Mayer; Barry Linn; Paul Jones; Steve Gallinger; Fred Means; John Charles; Haig Chalmers; Pete Stewart; Jim Cole; Ray Marshall; John Dorrington; Tom Kuglin; Glenys Batton; Dave Pascoe; Rick Farrell; Bruce Burnham

3) Al Purdy's Ontario, 1971, written and read by Al Purdy

4) Tom Mason, Belleville Centennial Project, 1978
Side A: 1. Up a Lazy River; 2. Five Foot Two; 3. Getting Sentimental Over You; 4. Albert's Tune; 5. Roses in Picardy; 6. Some of These Days; 7. Heart of My Heart; 8. You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby; 9. Sweet Georgia Brown; 10. Melancholy Baby
Side B: 1. Bye Bye Blues; 2. After You've Gone; 3. Hard Hearted Hanna; 4. Whispering; 5. If I Had My Way; 6. Whose Sorry Now; 7. Ida; 8. It's a Sin to Tell a Lie; 9. Side By Side

5) Mohawk Singers at Her Majesty's Mohawk Chapel, Tyendinaga Reserve, 1984 [with insert of transcriptions of hymns in old and new Mohawk writing, and English and French translations]
Side A: Church Bell; Wa Ont Shea Non Nih; Ye Sus Sken Nen En De Wa Kon; Ne Ya Go Ya Ne Re; Ka Na Ta No Ron; Shi Ha Di Nonh; Ji N'yon Re En We Ne Ha Ke; Jad Kah Thoh Ji Ni Shon Gwa Wi; Ron Wa Nen Tons Ne Ni Yoh; Wa Ka Ton Ha He Re Sa Ia Ner
Side B: Ne Ra Ya Ta No Ron Go Wah; Se Wea Ni Yo Ta Gwa Tonh Dats; Te Gon Nonh We Ra Tonhs; O Ni Yoh Gwa Nen Tonhs; Ye Sus Ro Dens Hen Nyon; Ka Ren Na; Satke Aietenese:ke; O Sa Ya Ner Ta Gwa Thon Dek
Choir members: Lena Elliott, Bernice Maracle (soloist), Donald Maracle (choir master), Muriel Hill, Beatrice Brant, Charles E. Maracle, Jacqueline Brant, Francis Eva Maracle, Albert L. Maracle, Kathryne Fuller, Renford Brant, Shirley A. Maracle, Lorraine Maracle, Michael Brant, Catherine Hill, Violet Clench, Andrew Maracle, sr. (soloist), Mary Maracle, Lorne Maracle, Lillian Maracle, Joyce Blaber

Map of Tyendinaga Indian Reservation

An original waxed-linen map of the "Tyendinaga Indian Reservation," presently the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Published by the Department of Indian Affairs - September 5, 1895. The map shows water ways, concessions, lots, buildings and the Grand Trunk Railway.

Donated by Nick January in 2016.

Canada. Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

Reproduced survey of the Six Nation Indian lands

A reproduction by the Public Archives of Canada of the "Plan shewing Lands granted to the Six Nation Indians..." Thomas Ridout was the Surveyor General of Upper Canada at the time. The Haldimand Proclamation of 1784 granted the land. The original survey was done in 1791 but records were lost.

Ridout, Thomas

Topographical Map of Ontario - Belleville Sheet

A map of Hastings, Prince Edward, Northumberland and Peterborough counties in 1929 from the Department of Interior Canada. By J.E. Chalifour, Chief Geographer. Scale: 1" to 3.95 miles.

The legend includes additional information about counties, towns, villages, boundaries, railways, canals, lots, concessions, portages, rapids and First Nations Territories.

Canada. Department of the Interior

Culbertson Tract Land Claim collection

  • CA ON00156 DA TD/CTLC
  • Collection
  • 2007

This collection comprises documents received in response to an Access to Information request addressed to Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) by the Corporation of the Town of Deseronto, Ontario, in 2008. The request asked for copies of documentation submitted as part of the Culbertson Tract land claim of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and upon which the decision to allow the claim had been based.

The documents in this collection are all photocopies of materials located in public archives in Canada. The materials range in date from 1779 to 1959 and record the interactions between the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and the British and Canadian governments, in relation to lands, from the time of their departure from the Mohawk Valley to the mid-twentieth century.

Map of Deseronto city lots and ownership

A map of lots and their owners in the town of Deseronto in Hastings County, Ontario. Black lines show claims to holdings in 1890 and red lines show lots as staked. Scale 1:12,000. Dated 1890.

Map of Indian Bands with Linguistic Affiliations

A map entitled "Canada Showing Location of Indian Bands with Linguistic Affiliations." Published by Indian Affairs Branch, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development in 1968.

Scale: 100 miles : 1 inch.

Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Department of

Map Hastings, Prince Edward, Northumberland and Peterborough Counties

A map of Hastings, Prince Edward, Northumberland and Peterborough counties in 1916 from the Department of Interior Canada. Published by J.E. Chalifour, Chief Geographer. Scale: 3" to 95 miles. Dimensions 63.5cm x 96.5cm.

The legend includes additional information about counties, towns, villages, boundaries, railways, canals, lots, concessions, portages, rapids and First Nations Territories.

Canada. Department of the Interior

Molly Brant

File contains a newspaper article concerning the life of Molly Brant, sister of Thayendanegea [Joseph Brant]. Also contains a newspaper article on the Mohawk settlement of Tyendinaga and its history to 1960.

Photographs of archaeological artifacts

  • CA ON00156 2018-134
  • Collection
  • 1975

Black and white photographs of archaeological sites and Indigenous artifacts recorded by archaeologist Russell J. Barber in his archaeological survey of the Moira Valley in 1975.

Barber, Russell J.

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