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Smith family photograph album

  • CA ON00156 2010.06
  • File
  • c.1860-1920

The photographs include members of the Smith family. Some were taken in Napanee, Belleville, Brighton and Deseronto, Ontario, others in Watertown and Carthage, New York and Plainwell, Michigan.

Many of the photographs had become detached from the album and their captions. The names mentioned on the pages of the album (not all of them with associated photographs) are:

Irve Smith
E. M. F. Thibault
Samuel Smith
Jim Rattery
Robert Smith
Chas.
Annie Belton
Miss Roblin, Brighton, Ontario
Henry Ford, Watertown, New York
Bill Charnside, Watertown, New York
Fred Smith
Carol Jane 1946
Debo
Eliza & Frank Fulligar & Laura, Plainwell, Michigan
Dick Greene
Libbie & Henry Hawley & Bernice
Alice Campbell
Mrs Harrick
Joe Gonkins, Watertown, New York
Chas. Smith
John See & family
Bill Davison, Charlotte & Hugh
John Breeze
Sam
Neal Maloney
Irvine Smith
Fred Smith

Information from Eric and Linda Wilde shows that many of these individuals are descendants of Samuel See (1808-1854) and his sister Ann (1803-1871), who married Benjamin Smith (1808-1895). They were born in England and settled in Lennox and Addington County, Ontario.

Cobblestone houses research

  • CA ON00156 2011-04
  • File
  • 1990-1992

File of research notes, maps, slides, and photographs relating to cobblestone houses in Hastings County.

Foster, Lois

Notes on Hastings County photographers

  • CA ON00156 2011-07
  • File
  • c.2000

Notes on the names and period of activity of photographers in Belleville, Tweed, Stirling and Madoc, Ontario, with photocopies of examples of their work. The photographers covered are:

  • D. Morrice in Madoc, 1878-1895
  • Mrs. M. Christie in Madoc, 1868-1882
  • E. L. Weiss in Madoc, before 1870
  • J. S. Hulett in Napanee, 1870-1900
  • Maitland in Madoc (produced tintypes, early)
  • Ludbrook in Madoc, 1916-1925
  • Leslie F. Morrice in Madoc, 1895-1916
  • Brock & Co. in Belleville, 1879-1886
  • H. Henderson in Kingston, 1864-1898
  • D. Whatmough & Co. in Belleville, 1870-1878
  • E. E. Richardson in Belleville, 1901
  • W. S. Clarke in Belleville, 1888-1925
  • R. McCormick in Belleville, 1884-1925
  • D. A. Weese in Belleville, 1887-1897
  • M. A. Jackson in Tweed, 1888-1907
  • Thomas Donoahue in Tweed, 1906-1920
  • T. A. Eggleton in Stirling, 1888-1925

Promotional materials relating to the Unlock the Archives Capital Campaign

  • CA ON00156 2011-54
  • File
  • 2011

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

Hastings County Historical Society

Certificates from Tonic Sol-Fa College, London, for Joseph Canniff

  • CA ON00156 2012-29
  • File
  • 1885-1886

Two certificates for Joseph Canniff:
1) Elementary certificated in musical memory in time, in tune and in sight singing, 1885
2) Intermediate certificate in reading music, writing it from ear, and of eligibility for an advanced choir, 1886

Tonic Sol-Fa College

Senior of the Year award for Lois Foster

  • CA ON00156 2012-39
  • File
  • 2012

Printed 'Senior of the Year' award for Lois Foster, with printouts (poor quality) of photographs taken at the presentation event.

City of Belleville

Research notes by Lois Foster

  • CA ON00156 2013-13
  • File
  • 1994-2010

Collection includes:
1) File of copies of newspaper articles on Frank Morse Robb and copy of the patent for his electronic wave organ. Also includes research notes on the William Finkle Machine business at 393 Sidney Street in Belleville (Bristol Aircraft Products during the Second World War) and an article from 'Remember When' on the Argue family home at 338 Charles Street.
2) File of research notes on Belleville buildings constructed by City Hall builder John Forin, c.1988-1898
3) Copy of paper by Gerry Boyce on 'Conflict and Cooperation: The Cemeteries of Belleville, Ontario', 2003
4) Copy of article by Peter Meehan 'The East Hastings By-Election of 1936 and the Ontario Separate School Tax Question', published in 'Historical Studies' 68, 2002

Foster, Lois

Postcards

  • CA ON00156 2013-19/1
  • File
  • c.1940

Postcards of the Administration Building at R.C.A.F. Trenton and of the London Lunch restaurant at 174 Front Street, Belleville, Ontario.

Materials related to Farley Mowat

  • CA ON00156 2013-19/2
  • File
  • 2013

Collection includes correspondence between Donna Fano and Claire Mowat about the circumstances in which Alice was donated to the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf. Includes a photograph of Farley and Claire Mowat. Also includes 51 digital images taken at an event in Belleville Public Library on 27 June 2013 at which a caricature of Mowat by Susan Moshynski was presented to the library by John Lowry.

Honours and Awards Committee

  • CA ON00156 2013-40
  • File
  • 1978-2007

File of programs and list of award-winners for athletic achievement, 1978-2006.

City of Belleville. Honours and Awards Committee

Cornell family photograph album

  • CA ON00156 2014-72
  • File
  • c.1915-1925

Photographs taken by members of the Cornell family of 47 John Street in Belleville, Ontario. Family snapshots, photographs of boats in Belleville Harbour, Presqu'ile lighthouse, cars, Billy Bishop's float plane.

File of research materials relating to First Nations in Eastern Ontario

  • CA ON00156 2016-100
  • File
  • 2016

Outline of Professor Donald B. Smith's forthcoming book The Blind Spot: Canada and the "Indians" in Canada's First Century. A Study of non-Indigenous Canadians' perspectives on the First Nations from 1867 to the White Paper of 1969, with copies of some research materials including:

  • 'The Indian in "the Great" Canadian Society: A Newspaper Series on People of Tyendinaga': series of articles in the Kingston Whig Standard, February 22nd to 27th, 1965
  • 'As A Teacher On The Reserve She Came To Know The Indians': photocopied article from the Napanee Beaver of October 12th, 1966 by Celia File

Smith, Donald B.

Research into the McCurdy family of Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2016-66
  • File
  • 1981-1994

Research notes (including photographs), text of a talk, and 35mm slides relating to Lois Foster's research into the McCurdy family of Belleville, Ontario. Lois presented a talk on the family at a reunion in Belleville in 1994. The file contains related correspondence.

Foster, Lois

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