The fonds contains a Daily Cash Transactions sheet with a hand-drawn layout of the coal yards, an envelope with the company name "The Schuster Co. Limited", miscellaneous materials copied from original documents including newspaper clippings from 1954; pages 62-66 of the Canadian Fuel Marketer ca. 1878-1978 issues; Weaver Liquifuels pages 55-60, 2 envelopes of negatives, and 110 photographs of various everyday operations at the Bill Schuster Coal and Lumber Company, as well as photographs of Bill Schuster and possibly his family. One is an aerial photograph of the site of the company.
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.
This fonds contains a variety of documents relating to the Belleville Fire Department which include official policies relating to health and safety, arbitration, indemnity agreements with surrounding communities, uniform specifications, certificates and cards, labour-related issues, scientific studies, records of the city of Belleville and the Belleville Professional Fire Fighters Association in addition to newspaper clippings related to the fire department dated from 1907 to 2001.
Three registers of Harbour Dues paid by ships offloading cargo at the Port of Belleville between 21 September 1939 and 5 December 1946. The registers record the date; the name of the ship; the quantity and nature of the cargo; the recipient; the dues owing and the date they were paid. Entries are signed by the harbour master: Joseph Waddell until 5 October 1945 and George Oliver Tice after that date.
Four receipts from Belleville businesses, 1950-1958
Three blotters, advertising: Belleville Public Utilities Commission; George J. Tustin, Conservative Candidate for Prince Edward Lennox ; George A. Lee House of Hobberlin store at 250 Front Street, Belleville
Saturday Evening Post magazine in memory of John F. Kennedy, 14 December 1963
Hastings County Board of Education report, 1969-1970
Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School
Fonds consists of 17 minute books of the Quinte Women's Institute and the group's Tweedsmuir history, which includes postcards, press clippings and photographs. Also included is a banner for the institute, history of the institute and files of loose papers for each minute book (letters, receipts, newspaper articles, reports, programmes and newsletters).
Minute books cover the following dates: May 1914 - April 1919 May 1929 - April 1936 May 1939 - April 1942 May 1942 - April 1947 May 1947 - April 1959 April 1950 - April 1953 April 1953 - April 1957 April 1957 - April 1961 April 1961 - March 1965 April 1965 - March 1968 April 1968 - March 1971 April 1971 - March 1974 April 1974 - March 1977 April 1977 - March 1980 April 1980 - March 1984 April 1984 - March 1989 April 1989 - March 1992
Photographic copies of pages of an album of Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force photographs taken at Camp Mohawk near Deseronto, Ontario, and Benbrook in Texas. The collection also contains a photograph of Sikorsky S-40 'Southern Clipper' flying boat NC752V on display at an airfield, c.1935.