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Photographs taken by members of the Muir and Woodhouse families.
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Photographs taken by members of the Muir and Woodhouse families.
Eighteen photo-postcards of Hastings County scenes, taken by William Freeman. They include images of Bannockburn (2), Eldorado (4), Moscow (1), and Trenton (3). Items donated in 2011 include a photograph of Oran Tripp at Trenton, snapshots of the Rose family of Millbridge, a Model T at Bannockburn in 1911 and three C.N.R. engines at Bannockburn in 1912.
Marriage certificate of Richard White and Alma Beer, married in Corbyville, Ontario on 25 December 1901 (fragile). With family tree showing the ancestors of William Ross White (grandson of Richard White and Alma Beer).
This fonds contains one folder of family records, twenty-seven folders of invoices from the following businesses:
There is also: one folder containing pages from a ledger, one cash book volume, one folder of sales slips with a sales slip book, and one folder of receipts, orders and correspondence.
There is a folder containing land deeds and personal papers.
Waldorf, William H.
1) Portrait of a seated man and small child, possibly members of the Walmsley family, taken by D. A. Weese of 279 Front Street, Belleville, Ontario
2) View of floodwaters from CPR tracks near Dundas Street West in Belleville, Ontario, March 1936
Weese, Durwood Alexander
Materials collected by Violet Elliot:
Elliott, Violet Pearl
Edition of the Victoria Chronicle for 6 March 1845 and 12 volumes of editorial articles published in the Daily Ontario between 1910 and 1920 (the editor at the time was J. O. Herity).
Three photographs, formerly in the possession of Thelma Joyce:
1) Students and staff of Deseronto High School, 1927-1928, taken by E. J. Powell of Hamilton [photograph has names on reverse]
2) Members of the United Empire Loyalist Pageant in Deseronto, 1929, taken by Marrison of Kingston
3) Students and staff of Napanee Collegiate Institute and Vocational School, 1930-1931, taken by E. J. Powell of Hamilton
Collection of photographs and postcards:
Murphy, John Edward 'Ted'
Survey plans of Victoria Park and Meyers Pier area, Belleville Ontario, 1954-1981. Official opening programmes for the Wally Dever Arena, 21 September 1996 and for the Parrott Riverfront Trail Entrance, 10 September 2005.
City of Belleville
A red and white quilt made in 1894 by the Steady Gleaners, a group of women affiliated with the Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer, Deseronto, Ontario, possibly with the aim of raising funds for missionary work. This quilt may have been made for such a purpose. The signatures of the women in the society are embroidered onto the squares of the quilt.
The names on the quilt are:
Mrs Wm. Gamble
Florence A. Davis
Mrs F. S. Rathbun
Mrs C. E. Ravin
Mrs J. W. McCaw
Mrs G. Genge
Mrs Wm. Mitchell
Mrs R. J. Craig, President
Mrs Frank S. Hall [Bessie]
Mrs F. H. Sims
Mrs J. D. Dulmadge
Mrs J. Douglas
Mrs D. Dant
Miss Mary Huff
Mrs G. Gordon
Mrs G. A. Grant
Mrs Joe Hopper
Mrs Wm. Geney
Gertrude R. Craig
Mrs A. D. Macintyre
Mrs C. Forrester
Mrs R. Anderson
Ira B. Anderson
Mrs R. Geddes
Mrs F. McMaster
Mrs J. M. Denmark
Mrs A. G. Knight
Mrs J. Buter
Mrs C. Bennett
Mrs J. T. Garmon
Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer (Deseronto)
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.
Six loose coloured postcards showing: Front Street, Belleville, Ontario Aerial View of R.C.A.F. Station, looking South, near Belleville, Ontario Moira River, Belleville, Ontario General Hospital, Belleville, Ontario Albert College, Belleville, Ontario Dominion Entomological Building, Belleville, Ont.
A fold-out 'Souvenir of Belleville' set of postcards produced by Valentine-Black Ltd., Toronto. They depict: Post Office, Quinte Hotel, Churches, Armouries, Belleville, Ontario Church of St. Michael the Archangel (R.C.) St. Thomas' Church (Anglican) Belleville, Ontario Bridge Street United Church, Belleville, Ontario Front Street looking North, Belleville, Ontario Front Street, Belleville, Ont. looking North Moira River looking North from Victoria Park, Belleville, Ontario Bridge St., bridge over Moira River, Belleville, Ontario Main bldgs., Belleville General Hospital Hotel Quinte, Belleville, Ontario High School, Belleville, Ontario Albert College, Belleville, Ontario Main bldg., Ontario School for the Deaf, Belleville, Ont., Canada Club House, Quinte Golf and Country Club, Belleville, Ont., Canada The Armouries, Belleville, Ont., Canada War Memorial, Belleville, Ont., Canada
A series of photographs of members of the Deseronto, Ontario, Sons of Scotland, taken by James Fairbairn. The members of the group are:
E. O. Butler
J. L. Macfarlane
Dr John Newton
A. D. Macintyre
Thomas H. Nasmith
W. B. Graham
W. J. McMicking
The fonds consists of 633 photographs, 23 negatives, letters, sympathy cards, business cards, newspaper clippings, genealogy and family history and a few business papers belonging to the Smith family, primarily Frank Smith of Madoc. The photographs found in this fonds mainly depict the area around Madoc, with some from Bancroft, Maynooth and other places in Hastings County. A large number of the photographs were taken on vacation or while travelling through Canada and the United States. The photographs were taken in Florida, Atlantic City, Pittsburgh, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Healy Falls, Shaw Falls, Coppercliffe, Ottawa, Port Carling, Gaspe, Napanee, Madoc, Bancroft, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick. There are 3 letters from Henry and Eliza Smith between 1872 and 1874. A birth certificate for Frank Smith, news clippings on the Smith and McCaw families and events in Madoc. There are family trees and other genealogical information connecting the Smith, McCaw and other families. The families primarily depicted in the photographs are the Smith family, McCaw family, Swayne family and Cassidy family. Many of the photographs have names and places written on the back of them. Other people mentioned on the photographs include: Jean Phillips Thompson, Mary Smith Barton, Aunt Vera, Muriel Smith, George Wright, Hugh Pepper, Frank Smith, Frank and Jane Packer Ingersoll, Elizabeth Baker, Martin Porter, Kay Seaton, Helen Whycock, Bessie Woods, Tom Ross, Jack and Ann Yonkers.
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:
E. M. F. Thibault
Miss Roblin, Brighton, Ontario
Henry Ford, Watertown, New York
Bill Charnside, Watertown, New York
Carol Jane 1946
Eliza & Frank Fulligar & Laura, Plainwell, Michigan
Libbie & Henry Hawley & Bernice
Joe Gonkins, Watertown, New York
John See & family
Bill Davison, Charlotte & Hugh
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.
Slides made by Rudolf Donninger during his time in Belleville, Ontario, working at Northern Electric. They include photographs of buildings in Belleville, rural scenes, cars, a parade and the Belleville Fair in 1970, winter scenes, Ottawa and Kingston views, and aircraft at the Trenton Air Show.
The Gilbert Parker collection consists of three folders. The first contains pieces of correspondence, primarily to Col. W.N. Ponton. Amoung the items he sent to Ponton were two propogandist pamphlets by Reverend H.M. Gwatkin and William Archer respectively. The second folder contains two of his publications, of which the poem "Was it Some Golden Star" was put to music by Edward Elgar, and two publications directed towards the United States with the aim of bringing them into World War I on the British side. The final folder contains items from the Gilbert Parker Banquet in 1902 with items including a menu and an invitation.
Parker, Sir Gilbert
Collection comprises 22 photographs showing people hunting and fishing on Georgian Bay (1894-1897) and Samuel George Beatty's orange grove in California. Also an example of a Bay of Quinte tartan sash made by Olwen Sherman for members of the YMCA Y's Men and Menettes (c.1967).