File contains a printed bulletin of the Departments of History and Political and Economic Science, Queen's University, entitled "Captain John Deserontyou and the Mohawk Settlement at Deseronto" by M. Eleanor Herrington. The bulletin was published in 1921 and recounts the history of the early settlement of Tyendinaga. Also contains a letter to the editor of the Ontario Intelligencer explaining the origins of Captain John Deseronto [Deserontyou's] name.
File contains a printed fact sheet relating characteristics of Hastings County including population figures for the year 1918, enlistment totals in the Great War, extent of land and roads and types of resources.
File contains a typescript copy of notes on the early settlement of Monteagle and Herschel Townships including information on settlement, education, railways and resources. The information was provided by children from Herschel school. Also contains two photocopy pages from the 1889 Monteagle and Herschel Directory listing landowners with surnames A-G.
File contains a copy of manuscript fieldnotes on a survey of Herschel Township performed by A.B.Perry, Provincial Land Surveyor, in 1864. Also contains a copy of a manuscript report, diary and fieldnotes on Herschel Township, 1858 by J.S. Peterson, Provincial Land Surveyor.
File contains photocopied and original manuscript notes concerning the history of Marmora, Eldorado and Bannockburn village. Also contains photocopied manuscript notes on the history of railroads in Hastings County.
File contains a manuscript list of items among the Hubble Family papers. Also contains two newspaper clippings concerning the Nehemiah Hubble Family reunions of 1959 and 1960, with brief historical sketches of the family.
File contains a typescript transcript concerning the life of Sarah Ruth Hubel[sic], b. 1792, daughter of Loyalist Nehemiah Hubel[sic]. Includes references to Rawdon Township in the period of the the War of 1812.
File contains photocopies of newspaper advertisements for millwrights and sawyers for Hungerford Mills, Hungerford Township in 1838. Also contains an article describing land and soil conditions and settlement of Hungerford Township in 1837.