File contains a petition to the Councillors of Hastings County from the inhabitants of Dungannon and Faraday Townships concerning the division of the townships into three school sections. Also contains a directive from the Municipal Council, Hastings County concerning fencing in Dungannon and Faraday Townships.
File contains a piece of paper with a drawing of a women on a bicycle on it, the paper had Belleville Business College letterhead; there is also a notebook with records of students attending the Ontario Business College from 1872-1882; the back of the book contains newspaper clippings featuring Ontario Commercial College.
File contains original and photocopied typescript notes prepared by Mrs. Alex McGibbon, L'Amable, concerning the history of the southern section of Dungannon Township and the settlement of Turriff, with additional notes by Mrs Herbert Hawkins on the history of Bronson Settlement, Dungannon Township, Hastings.
File contains newspaper articles about the Centennial events for the No. 7 Bethany public school in 1964; printed commemorative history of the school, written by George and Betty Beer; program for 'Sketches from School Days' event.
File contains two copies of typescript extracts from an autobiography, “My Life-Story” by Rev. James Gardiner, D.C.L (b. 1818), written in 1897-1898. The extracts were made by Gerry Boyce in 1960. Also contains article "When the 'Plain Speaker's' Type was Pied" by H. F. Gardiner, son of James, presented at the Ontario Historical Society in July 1922.