These volumes were compiled by the Historic Structures Committee of the Hastings County Historical Society in 1978 and 1983. They contain photographs and descriptions of some of the older buildings in Belleville, Ontario.
The collection consists of records of various private businesses which operated in Hastings County, Ontario, which were gathered as a unit by the Hastings County Historical Society. Various kinds of activities and occupations are represented: collection of duties; public utilities; loan; general merchants; grocery; temperance; insurance; engineering; surveying; railway. Most of the individuals and some of the corporate bodies responsible for the creation of papers included in this fonds operated at a local or regional level, while most of the corporate bodies were subordinate to larger entities; most of these individuals and corporate bodies were located in Belleville. The fonds is comprised of business correspondence, registers of various kinds, cash books, ledgers, account books, journals, day books, and accounts receivable books.
Postcard promoting the Hastings County Museum when it was housed in the former Registry Office building on Church Street in Belleville. The postcard has a sketch of the museum on the front and "One of Ontario's finest small museums" on the back.
Materials relating to the Hastings County Historical Society's fundraising campaign to build an archives facility in Belleville, Ontario. Includes an 'Unlock the Archives!' flyer, press release, and introductory words by Peter C. Newman