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Deseronto Archives subject files

  • CA ON00156 DA SF
  • Collection
  • 1881-2007

A series of files originally maintained as vertical files in the Deseronto Archives, covering a wide range of topics related to the history of Deseronto, Ontario, and the surrounding area.

Deseronto Archives

Photograph album of Scott and Pine family members

  • CA ON00156 2011-47
  • Item
  • 1891

Photograph album "Presented to Mrs Elias Pine by her affectionate niece Miss Elida Pine of Chicago June 26th 1891".

The album held photographs of:
1) Abel Wesley Scott, his wife Mary Walpoyes Scott and their children, Nina and Fred, taken by H. McNeill of Fredonia, New York
2) Gilbert Abbott, taken by W. W. Higgins of Trenton, Ontario
3) May Scott (daughter of Abel Wesley Scott), taken by Krauss and Ebersole of Lima, Ohio
4) Mr and Mrs Walpoyes, brother of Mary Walpoyes Scott, taken by J. J. Hover of Lima, Ohio
5) Sylvester Pine junior taken by Robert McCormick of Belleville, Ontario
6) Eliza and Arvilla Ashby, daughters of Hannah Scott Ashby
7) Alice Ashby, second daugther of Hanna Scott Ashby and Thomas Ashby, taken by Harrison Putney of King Street, Oshawa, Ontario
8) Sylvester Pine and his wife Beatrice Swetman Pine
9) Wallace Scott (brother of Maturah Scott Pine) and his wife Jane Fitzgeralds Scott, taken by Bairstow of Warren, Pennsylvania
10) Two unidentified women, taken by Ahlborn of 335 West Madison Street, Chicago
11) Jane Day Morey, cousin of Maturah Scott Pine, taken by Brock & Co. of Trenton, Ontario
12) Abel Wesley Scott, brother of Maturah Scott Pine, taken by Stewart & co., 90 & 92 Federal Street, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
13) Mahala Swetman, born 11 May 1833, mother of Beatrice Pine
14) Nina Scott, eldest daughter of Abel Wesley Scott, taken by Hermans Art Gallery of Lima, Ohio
15) Minnie Ashby, eldest daugther of Hannah Scott Ashby, taken by W. F. Johnson of Picton, Ontario
16) Margaret Stainger, a Scottish friend of Etta Pine Humphrey, taken by Edsall at the West Side Gallery, 487 Eighth Avenue, New York
17) Eliza Purdy Scott, wife of Thomas Scott and mother of Maturah Scott Pine
18) Alveretta Scott Cryderman, youngest daughter of Thomas and Eliza Scott
19) Fred and Nina Scott, eldest children of Abel Wesley Scott and Mary Walpoyes Scott, taken by E. T. Bowdle of Lima, Ohio
20) Benjamin Frank Cryderman, husband of Alveretta Scott, taken by Tait & Arthur of Bowmanville, Ontario
21) Gid Anderson and sister, children of Betsy Gardiner Anderson, who was sister of Abigail Gardiner Pine (mother of Elias Pine)
22) Albert and Georgina Button "neighbours of Grandma Pine", taken by Wallace of Belleville, Ontario
23) Hannah Scott Asbhy, second daughter of Thomas and Eliza Scott [tintype]
24) Charlie Walpoyes, taken by Bairstow of Warren, Pennsylvania
25) Archie Green, husband of Ruth Scott Green, sister of Thomas Scott, before his wife's death [tintype]
26) Archie Green, husband of Ruth Scott Green, sister of Thomas Scott, after his wife's death, taken by W. S. Gamsby of Orono, Ontario
27) Mrs Jane Day Morey and her three children, George, Will, Martha
28) Photograph of a Scott baby taken by A. J. Stiles of Tidioute, Pennsylvania
29) Martha Purdy Day, sister of Eliza Purdy Scott, taken by Brown & Redick of Trenton, Ontario
30) C. S. Conger, taken by W. H. Dame of Picton, Ontario
31) Orilla Scott Phillips, daughter of Stephen Scott (brother of Thomas Scott), Abel Wesley Scott, brother of Maturah Scott Pine, Elva Scott Tucker, daughter of John Scott, wife of Milford Tucker [tintype]
32) Nina Scott, daughter of Abel Wesley Scott
33) Reuben Burlingham "a friend of mother's", taken by Mrs Amy James of Front Street, Belleville, Ontario
34) Dan Day, son of Martha Purdy Day
35) Martha Kelley Pine, wife of James Pine (eldest brother of Elias Pine) [tintype]
36) Mr Wall "a friend" [tintype of a man in military uniform]
37) Thomas Scott, father of Maturah Scott Pine [tintype]
38) Abel Wesley Scott, son of Thomas and Eliza Scott [tintype]
39) Washington Purdy Scott, eldest son of Thomas and Eliza Scott [tintype]
40-42) three small photographs of unidentified people
43) Hannah Scott Ashby, twin sister of Abel Wesley Scott, taken by Bonnycastle of Campbellford, Ontario
44) Murney Ferguson and wife, taken by Isaac of Upland, California

Bill Sinclair collection

  • CA ON00156 2014-37
  • Collection
  • 1965-2009

Railway and Air Force books and memorabilia.

Sinclair, William Lewis

Telephone Pioneers of America scrapbooks

  • CA ON00156 2015-41
  • Fonds
  • 1970-2000

Two scrapbooks of photographs and programs recording the activities of the Mohawk Loyalist Council (1970-1994) and the Belleville Life Member Club (1988-2000) of the Telephone Pioneers of America.

Telephone Pioneers of America: Mohawk Loyalist Council

Twiddy family photographs and papers

  • CA ON00156 2012-20
  • Collection
  • 1890-c.1980

1) Publications, 1894-1979:
Carter’s Ink Company dictionary, c.1894
Reproduction of December 1900 Bell Telephone Directory for Belleville
‘The Original Egypt Dream Book’, 1924
History of Stone Church, Sidney Township, 1930
Belleville Centennial ‘What’s Happening’, July-August 1978
Belleville Centennial map and flyer, 1978
Cannifton-Corbyville Public School 70th anniversary booklet, c.1979
2) Two class diaries from Cedar Grove School in Cannifton, Ontario, 1907-1911
3) BHS/BCIVS Elevators, 1913-1947:
Easter 1913
June 1913
June 1915
Easter 1916
Christmas 1917
March 1918
April 1919
Christmas 1919
1946-1947
Program for official opening of Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School, 12 December 1928
4) Autograph books: Myrtle Archibald, 1915 and Clare Twiddy, 1935
5) 10 volumes of Avondale Neighbors Aid minutes compiled by Margaret Twiddy, with a newspaper clipping about the group’s activities, 1937-1970
6) File of postcards, 1913-c1920; In Memoriam cards for Wellington R. Fairman, 1917 and Mrs W. R. Fairman, 1928; leaflet about Belleville Aqua Vitae, 1939
7) Odd Fellows certificate for Alfred Francis, 1958
8) Canada Civil Defence publications, 1958-1960
Booklet: ‘Civil Defence Notebook’, 1958
Flyer: ‘Civil Defence and Your Life’,1958
Flyer: ‘Your Emergency Pack’, 1959
Typescript pages: Belleville Civil Defence Routine Orders No. 2, 15 August 1959
Flyer: ‘Who is Responsible for Civil Defence’, c.1959
Identification card for Clare H. Twiddy, Civil Defence Warden in Belleville, 1959
Booklet: ‘Your Basement Fallout Shelter’, Blueprint for Survival No. 1, 1960
Booklet: ‘Fallout on the Farm’, Blueprint for Survival No. 3, 1961
Booklet: ‘11 Steps to Survival Emergency Measures Organization’ Blueprint for Survival No. 4, 1961
Booklet: ‘Home Safe Home’ by Lakeland Natural Gas Limited, c.1960
9) Plan of lots for sale on Skootamatta Lake, Anglesea Township, Ontario, with prices (not dated, c.1960)
10) Genealogy of the Twiddy family, c.1980
11) File of photographs and company publications relating to Clare Twiddy’s retirement from Northern Telecom, 1985
12) Family snapshots and photograph albums, with Twiddy, Alcombrack and Archibald families represented.

Twiddy, Clare Harvard

Air Show poster and reproduction photographs of docks

  • CA ON00156 2019-121
  • Collection
  • 1911-1981

Collection comprises:
1) Four reproduction photographs annotated by Maurice Callaghan, showing the schooner Dundee, the old Grand Junction Railway dock as it appeared in 1911 (one photograph shows City Engineer William Lindsey) and a group of construction workers standing at the end of the government dock after its completion [1916].
2) Poster for the CFB Trenton 50th anniversary air show in 1981

Callaghan, Maurice

Photograph of Income Tax Division staff at Belleville, Ontario

  • CA ON00156 2019-120
  • Item
  • 1945

Panoramic photograph of staff at the Income Tax Division office of the Department of National Revenue in Belleville, Ontario. There are six signatures on the back of the photograph for: Dorothy Reid, Noreen Callaghan, Jack Watson, Dot Studwick, Dorothy Wonnacott and Doris Aikins.

Photographs from Tweed and Madoc

  • CA ON00156 2010-47
  • Collection
  • c.1890-1956

Photographs:
1) Unidentified man and woman, taken by D. Morrice of Madoc, Ontario
2) Jemima Potter, taken by M. A. Jackson of Tweed, Ontario
3) James Molyneux, Florence Suddard and Myrtle Rodgers, taken by M. A. Jackson of Tweed, Ontario
4) Alberta Sedore, Hazel and Elrena, taken by M. A. Jackson of Tweed, Ontario
5) Tillie Kleinsteuber and an unidentified woman, taken by L. F. Morrice of Madoc, Ontario
6) Mr & Mrs Will McBain, taken by L. F. Morrice of Madoc, Ontario
7) Nettie Jackson, taken by Thomas Donoahue of Tweed, Ontario
8) Photo-postcard of Sam Greatrix's home, posted to Mrs Calvin Rabbie of Bloomfield, Ontario, from Actinolite
9) Newspaper clipping from the St. Catharines Standard of Mr and Mrs Percy Suddard on their golden wedding anniversary, 7 June 1956

Morrice, David

Belleville Centennial collection

  • CA ON00156 2019-114
  • Collection
  • 1978

Collection of items relating to the celebrations of Belleville's centennial as a city in 1978:
1) Calendar by the Belleville Art Association for March 1978 to June 1979, with drawings by local artists and photographs of the artists on the back page
2) Two paper place mats with April and May events around the border and a drawing of City Hall and the log cabin in the centre
3) Belleville Centennial Souvenir Guide, with listing of events from mid-April 1978
4) Poster for The Arts in the Park Picnic, 24 June 1978
5) Program for "Centennial! A Musical Tribute to Belleville's British Heritage", held at Bridge Street United Church in 1978
6) Decal with Belleville Centennial logo

Dack, William (Bill)

Part of a deed for land in Hungerford Township

  • CA ON00156 2019-117
  • Item
  • 11 December 1829

Lower half of a memorial recording the sale of Lot 17 in Concession 1 of Hungerford Township from David Gardiner of to Thomas Goldsmith Gardiner, all of Whitby, for £50. The deed is instrument 1488 in Book L of the Hastings County Land Registry Office.

Hastings County Land Registry Office

Collection of calendars

  • CA ON00156 2019-118
  • Collection
  • 2008-2009

Three calendars:
1) 2008 calendar produced to mark the 50th anniversary of the Hastings County Historical Society
2) 2009 commemorative calendar to mark the 100th anniversary of powered flight in Canada
3) 2009 fundraising 'Calendar Girls' style calendar produced by the Quinte Grannies for Africa [sales of this calendar raised over $52,000]

Hastings County Historical Society

Collection of photographs

  • CA ON00156 2019-119
  • Collection
  • c.1890-2003

Collection of previously uncatalogued photographs, apparently from different sources. They include:
1) "Election day in Flinton", c.1890
2) Fragment of a photograph showing staff outside the Walker Foundry in Belleville, c.1890
3) Seven photographs of the Hewitt property and a church in Roslin, Ontario, with one photograph of the Bridge Street United Church in Belleville, c.1890-1920
4) "Dr & Mrs Stephens", c.1910
5) Photograph of the frame house at 358 Arthur Street in Tweed, Ontario, taken by T. Donohue, c.1910
6) Lucy Kleinsteuber (1915-2011) as a small child, c.1918
7) Colour photograph of Minnie Clarence (born Whiteman) of Albert Street, Belleville (1903-2007), 2003

Leo Arthur Young collection

  • CA ON00156 LAY
  • Collection
  • 1917-1940

Collection of photographs and albums relating to the Young family of Belleville, Ontario.

Young, Leo Arthur

Toronto Telegram article on the Belleville McFarlands

  • CA ON00156 2019-116
  • Item
  • 9 January 1960

Pages from the 9 January 1960 issue of the Toronto Telegram's Weekend Magazine with a story by Frank Lowe on 'The City that went on a Hockey Jag', concerning the debt of $110,000 run up by the City of Belleville in its support of the Belleville McFarlands hockey team between 1956 and 1959.

Lowe, Frank

Wharf Street Debating Club scrapbook

  • CA ON00156 2019-115
  • Item
  • 1914-1997

Scrapbook with photocopies of newspaper clippings from the Intelligencer newspaper on the topic of the Wharf Street Debating Club of Belleville, Ontario.

Hunt, C. W. (Claude William)

Minutes and accounts for S. S. 4, Thurlow

  • CA ON00156 2010-50
  • Item
  • 1921-1947

Minutes and accounts for School Section number 4 in Thurlow Township, Ontario.

Thurlow Township, School Section 4

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