Photocopy of transcription of St. Thomas Anglican Churchyard burials between 1821 and 1874 (originally made by Gerry Boyce). Photocopy of Heather McKillop's article 'Recognizing Children's Graves in Nineteenth-Century Cemeteries: Excavations in St. Thomas Anglican Churchyard, Belleville, Ontario, Canada' from 'Historical Archaeology', 1995.
Thirteen photographs of flooding in downtown Belleville in 1936 and four photographs of a parade passing along Front Street at Bridge Street in Belleville. The man and woman in the photographs have been identified by the donor as Winnifred Clark [the donor's mother] and her brother-in-law, Harold Thurgood. The child is likely to be one of Harold’s daughters, Barbara or Marilyn.
Research notes compiled by Edward Wright on the history of match manufacturing companies in Deseronto, particularly the Dominion Match Company, with extracts from minutes of the Council of the Town of Deseronto , copies of advertisements from the Canadian Grocer, 1911-1922 and scans of match boxes.
Copies of textual materials relating to Harty Wilson Morden, a First World War veteran born in Deseronto: a letter of recommendation written by Morden about Barry Barnes’ father (Morden’s batman) and copies of British Army materials relating to Morden.
Photographs depicting aircraft and airmen of the Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force, principally taken in and around Camp Rathbun, the pilot training camp situated to the north of Deseronto, Ontario. The majority of individuals pictured are not identified, although the captions 'Jimmie Russell' and 'Cadet Mitchell' appear on two of the photographs.
Printed ‘Rules of Order of the Municipal Council of the Town of Deseronto’ 18 Feb 1889
Printed pro-forma for a certificate of public recognition by the town of Halifax for service in the Second World War (with pencilled alterations to make reference to Deseronto instead), 1945
Printed booklet on ‘The Future of the Liberal Party’, address by Brooke Claxton, Minister of National Defence, 4 Aug 1948
Auditor’s report on road expenditures for the Town of Deseronto, 1949
Edition of ‘Roads and Road Construction’ journal, March 1951, Vol. 29, no. 339
Leases between the Town of Deseronto and the Deseronto Lions Club (of the Skating Rink) and Deseronto Boating Club (part of the old saw mill property), 1953-1954
Published report by the Select Committee on Indian Affairs on ‘Civil Liberties and Rights of Indians [Indigenous People] in Ontario’, 19 Mar 1954
Letter from J.D. Lee and Company to the Deseronto Medical Officer of Health, Dr W. H. Duffett, with two copies of blueprint relating to modifications to the septic tank of the Deseronto Public School, 4 Dec 1956
Album of photographs compiled by a member of the Hobbs family. Teddie Hobbs appears in one of the photographs and there is also a photograph of the grave of J. E. Hobbs. The majority of photographs are of the First World War Royal Flying Corps training camps in North America: Camps Borden and Mohawk in Ontario and Camp Taliaferro in Texas.
Found in file labelled “Old Papers Found 77 Brant Street, Deseronto, 1997” Papers, including:
Directory listing for a canteen in Deseronto for Miss A. Mungo, 1931;
Chattel mortgage for Mrs Alice Freeman, 785 Princess Street, Kingston, 1949;
Calendar of movies playing at the Bayview [Naylor's] Theatre, Deseronto, Ontario, during April . Includes advertisements for Ernie Luck's Plumbing & Heating, Burkitt's Groceteria, Moody's Men's Wear, Gerald Lott's Jewellery, and Rosebay Dairy. Movies include Hollywood Story, Illegal Entry, Texas Rangers, That's My Boy, Wing and a Prayer, Royal Wedding, Father's Little Dividend, The Mating Season, Fury of the Congo, The Great Caruso, Bird of Paradise, Tall in the Saddle and Wabash Avenue.
Letter from Avis [Mungo?] on the S.S. Ralph Budd, heading for Fort William and Port Arthur [Thunder Bay], written October 29, 1955 (and envelope addressed to Mr Marshall Claus, 44 Johnston Street, Kingston, Ontario);
Sheet of recipes for date bread, raisin rolls and basic muffins (undated);
Card for Art Nelson, Parkdale wines, Toronto (undated)
List of prices for various named items (including ‘inca tie tack’).