File contains a handwritten essay by Florence McKeown and Ida Smith both from Springbrook regarding the history of Springbrook community ca. 1838 to 1965. Includes information on roads, local industry, churches, schools and a brief account of the cheese factories and local families
File contains the obituary (7-February-1899) for Lt. Col. Reuben Young. Born 19-July-1805 in Carrying Place, oldest son of Lieut. Col. James Young, M.P. Lt. Col. Reuben Young married Nancy Briant in 1829, she predeceased him 10 years.
This collection comprises documents received in response to an Access to Information request addressed to Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) by the Corporation of the Town of Deseronto, Ontario, in 2008. The request asked for copies of documentation submitted as part of the Culbertson Tract land claim of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and upon which the decision to allow the claim had been based.
The documents in this collection are all photocopies of materials located in public archives in Canada. The materials range in date from 1779 to 1959 and record the interactions between the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and the British and Canadian governments, in relation to lands, from the time of their departure from the Mohawk Valley to the mid-twentieth century.
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 a typescript copy of notes on the early settlement of Monteagle and Herschel Townships including information on settlement, education, railways and resources. The information was provided by children from Herschel school. Also contains two photocopy pages from the 1889 Monteagle and Herschel Directory listing landowners with surnames A-G.
File of items relating to the founding of Stirling, Ontario, and to education in Stirling and Rawdon, copied from the holdings of the Hastings County Historical Society and the Archives of Ontario. These items were sent to Stirling Public Library by Gerry Boyce.
The Wanamaker fonds consists of textual records and graphic materials of genealogical histories of various families. The fonds also contains records, brochures, pamphlets, publications, books, and other textual records from towns and cities throughout Ontario, predominantly from the Quinte Area and Hastings County.
Family Photographs of the Sayers family, Ralph Wanamaker's family, the Hodgen family, of Loral Wanamaker's family, Parliament family, Van Cott family, Post family, as well as loose photographs of the Parliament family, the McTaggart family, various snapshots and negatives of scenery and views, as well as 2 boxes of slides
1 box of Books and Binders with genealogical records, as well various records of various towns in Ontario ca. 1816 - 1957
Genealogical notes, histories, birth records, death records, pages from family Bibles, receipts, and other textual records for over 40 individual families
Genealogical charts, and ancestral charts
Genealogical correspondences *Newspapers, and News clippings from Hastings County, Hastings County Museum, Historical Society, Lennox and Addington, Prince Edward County, Trenton, Tyendinaga, and United Empire Loyalists
Legal documents, seals and original deeds, and land records ca. 1803 - 1848
Genealogy forms, research materials, reference materials
Various artworks and postcards (of Hastings County, the Quinte Region, the British Military and Navy, the Belleville Art Association, and travel)
Quinte region, Belleville, Trenton, and Prince Edward County miscellaneous publications, newspaper clippings, brochures, pamphlets, notes, directories, histories, records, and tourism guides and publications
Ontario, New York , and Canada pamphlets, magazines, calendars, and an Ontario Liquor License Act, 1891
Land Abstracts for Prince Edward County
Maps and plans: 1778-1779 Blue Print Surveys from General Washington, New York Historical Society; 1784 Ontario (printed by Ministry of Natural Resources), 1984; 1860-1861 Hastings County, 1860-1861 from the Hastings County Directory; 1928 Lloyd's Map of Hastings County; c. 1930 Belleville Post Office Carrier Route #8, North Front and North Park Streets
Scrapbooks ca. 1958-1972
Miscellaneous Publications (almanacs, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous pins belonging to Loral Wanamaker, blue print surveys)
The collection reflects the publishing interests of Nick and Helma Mika. It comprises four main series: photographic files, reference files, printing process files and other materials. The collection is strong in local history materials, particularly relating to the history of the United Empire Loyalists, railways, and the city of Belleville.