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W. C. Mikel records

  • CA ON00156 WCM
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1960

This collection represents materials originating or used by W.C. Mikel. The first folder contains three speeches delivered during his time as Police Magistrate and Mayor. The next series of folders contains references and sources for his volume The City of Belleville History. The second folder contains correspondence regarding the book. Folders three through ten contain the notes Mikel used for each chapter. Folder eleven contains the plans for “Quinte City" and documents from the Town Planning Institute among others. Folder twelve contains unattributed reference material and general research for the book. Folder thirteen contains Mikel's collection of material for the 1924 United Empire Loyalist celebration which was held during his first term as Mayor. Folder fourteen contains Mrs. Mikel's obituary, a letter from Mikel to the Bank of Montreal, and a letterhead from the period he served as Police Magistrate. Folder fifteen contains three copies of his book, Godlove Mikel. The sixtenth folder contains a variety of newspaper clippings.

Mikel, William Charles

Woodley family and business materials

  • CA ON00156 2016-49
  • Collection
  • 1904-1978

Photographs and press clippings (mainly reproductions) relating to the Woodley family and their fur business in Belleville. The store on Front Street was established by George Thomas Woodley (1872-1948) in 1904 and closed between 1986 and 1992. George's son Russell, grandson Douglas and great-grandson Daniel ran the store. Photographs include: George Thomas Woodley [c. 1940] Isobel and Betty Woodley outside the Front Street store in period dress as part of Belleville's Centennial celebrations in 1979.
Also includes Russell Woodley's diary of a 1919 YMCA canoe trip from Lakefield to Sturgeon Lake (and a photocopy of a transcript of the diary), with a flyer for the 1920 trip and a photocopy of photographs from Mrs Thompson, whom the group visited on their journey.

Woodley (family)

Reverend A. Newton Reid collection

  • CA ON00156 2017-35
  • Collection
  • 1931

Items collected by Reverend A. N. Reid, including: six postcards of Stirling, Ontario views annual report for St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Stirling order of service for Easter Sunday, 5 April 1931, for St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Stirling obituary from the Stirling News-Argus for James Ralph, 1931
*two electricity bills from the Stirling Hydro Electric System, addressed to Reverend Reid, October and November 1931

Reid, A. Newton

Audio recordings of oral history interviews

  • CA ON00156 2017-63
  • Collection
  • 2016

Digital audio recordings of oral history interviews with five owners of businesses in downtown Belleville, Ontario: Bob Barber, Don Leslie, Gerry Bongard, John O'Connor and Terry Barratt. The recordings were enabled by a grant from the Belleville Community Arts and Culture Fund.

Fraiberg, Gerry

Roy Wardle photographs

  • CA ON00156 2013-55
  • Collection
  • 1954-1964

Six digital reproductions of photographs relating to Roy Wardle's time in the Belleville Fire Department, Belleville, Ontario.

Research materials from Lois Foster

  • CA ON00156 2011-43
  • Fonds
  • 1977-2001

Research materials, including:

  • Notes on old Belleville newspapers (1833-1868), 1977
  • Notes and 35mm slides for a presentation on 'A Family Compound on Bridge Street East', given at various venues between 1983 and 2008
  • Notes for a presentation on 'Early Schools in Belleville', c.1989
  • Printouts of data on baptisms, marriages, and burials at St. Thomas's church, Belleville, 1995
  • Research notes for Paul Foster's book on the occasion of the bicentennial of the Moira Lodge of Freemasons, c.2000

Foster, Lois

Victoria Chronicle and Daily Ontario editorial scrapbooks

  • CA ON00156 2019-067
  • Collection
  • 1845, 1910-1920

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).

Daily Ontario

Richard Hughes collection

  • CA ON00156 2012-24
  • Collection
  • c.1870-2010

Collection includes three files:
File 1

  • Photograph of unidentified woman taken by Forrest & Lozo of Belleville, c.1870
  • Postcard with aerial photograph of W. Elmer Tufts' farm in Halloway, Ontario
  • Front page of The Intelligencer with an article on Corby's Distillery, 24 Nov 1966
  • Order of service for Remembrance Day Ceremony at Tyendinaga Township, with list of veterans, 11 Nov 2001
  • Order of service for 175th anniversary of St. Michael the Archangel church in Belleville, 3 Oct 2004
  • Materials for the memorial service for Bernice Parrot, 10 Oct 2009
  • Notes on the Broom Gang (Rink Rats) of the Belleville Memorial Arena, researched by Richard Hughes in June 2012

File 2

  • Materials for the 50th Reunion Celebration of Nicholson Catholic College in Belleville, May 2010

File 3

  • Blank forms, including Royal Military College of Canada passes; Canadian National Telegraphs Cablegram and Telegraph; C.O.D. envelopes; Merchandise Receipt Book for Canadian National Railway Company Express Service

Hughes, Richard M.

Tourism publications

  • CA ON00156 2018-087
  • Collection
  • 2018

Two brochures:
1) 'Discover Belleville 2018 Visitor Guide' published by the City of Belleville
2) 'Welcome to 8 Wing/CFB Trenton 2018' published by metrolandmedia

Various photographs and negatives

  • CA ON00156 2014-01
  • Collection
  • 1980-2007

Various photographic items:
1) Colour reproduction of a postcard of the Post Office building on Bridge Street in Belleville, c.1910
2) Reproduction of a view from west Belleville across the railway lines towards the harbour, c.1920
3) Reproduction of a photograph of the interior of a canning factory, c.1920
4) Reproduction of a view of the interior of a cigar store on North Front Street, Belleville, 1952
5) 29 black and white negatives of the Wharf Street Debating Club, 1980
6) Colour photograph of Bill Hunt junior in front of Bayview School (later demolished for a housing development), c.1985-1990
7) 13 colour photographs of the old Stephens Adamson factory in Belleville, built 1910, taken in 2007

Hunt, C. W. (Claude William)

Stanley Watkins papers and slides

  • CA ON00156 2018-107
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1963

Items formerly owned by Stanley Watkins relating to:
1 & 2) Notes and papers relating to the construction of a house on Maitland Drive in Belleville (including 133 scans of colour slides of the project and building plans), 1960
3) Quinte Unitarians newsletters, 1962-1963
4) Belleville Toastmasters publications and bulletins, 1962-1963

Watkins, Stanley Lufkin

Newspaper supplements relating to the history of Foxboro, Ontario

  • CA ON00156 2013-49
  • Collection
  • 1976-1988

Various items relating to Foxboro, Ontario:
1) 'Historical Foxboro' newspaper supplement, 28 July 1976
2) 'There's something unique about a small town: Foxboro' supplement to Intelligencer, 23 June 1981
3) Newspaper article on the history of the Hopkins Garage at 236 Main Street, Foxboro, Ontario, 20 April 1988
4) Paper grocery bag printed with the name of Doucette's General Store

Records of Melrose Women's Institute

  • CA ON00156 MWI
  • Fonds
  • 1901-2012

Includes minute books, Tweedsmuir scrapbooks, printed programs, reports and an account book for 1991-1999.

Melrose Women's Institute

Twiddy family photographs and papers

  • CA ON00156 2012-20
  • Collection
  • 1890-c.1980

1) Publications, 1894-1979:
Carter’s Ink Company dictionary, c.1894
Reproduction of December 1900 Bell Telephone Directory for Belleville
‘The Original Egypt Dream Book’, 1924
History of Stone Church, Sidney Township, 1930
Belleville Centennial ‘What’s Happening’, July-August 1978
Belleville Centennial map and flyer, 1978
Cannifton-Corbyville Public School 70th anniversary booklet, c.1979
2) Two class diaries from Cedar Grove School in Cannifton, Ontario, 1907-1911
3) BHS/BCIVS Elevators, 1913-1947:
Easter 1913
June 1913
June 1915
Easter 1916
Christmas 1917
March 1918
April 1919
Christmas 1919
1946-1947
Program for official opening of Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School, 12 December 1928
4) Autograph books: Myrtle Archibald, 1915 and Clare Twiddy, 1935
5) 10 volumes of Avondale Neighbors Aid minutes compiled by Margaret Twiddy, with a newspaper clipping about the group’s activities, 1937-1970
6) File of postcards, 1913-c1920; In Memoriam cards for Wellington R. Fairman, 1917 and Mrs W. R. Fairman, 1928; leaflet about Belleville Aqua Vitae, 1939
7) Odd Fellows certificate for Alfred Francis, 1958
8) Canada Civil Defence publications, 1958-1960
Booklet: ‘Civil Defence Notebook’, 1958
Flyer: ‘Civil Defence and Your Life’,1958
Flyer: ‘Your Emergency Pack’, 1959
Typescript pages: Belleville Civil Defence Routine Orders No. 2, 15 August 1959
Flyer: ‘Who is Responsible for Civil Defence’, c.1959
Identification card for Clare H. Twiddy, Civil Defence Warden in Belleville, 1959
Booklet: ‘Your Basement Fallout Shelter’, Blueprint for Survival No. 1, 1960
Booklet: ‘Fallout on the Farm’, Blueprint for Survival No. 3, 1961
Booklet: ‘11 Steps to Survival Emergency Measures Organization’ Blueprint for Survival No. 4, 1961
Booklet: ‘Home Safe Home’ by Lakeland Natural Gas Limited, c.1960
9) Plan of lots for sale on Skootamatta Lake, Anglesea Township, Ontario, with prices (not dated, c.1960)
10) Genealogy of the Twiddy family, c.1980
11) File of photographs and company publications relating to Clare Twiddy’s retirement from Northern Telecom, 1985
12) Family snapshots and photograph albums, with Twiddy, Alcombrack and Archibald families represented.

Twiddy, Clare Harvard

Deseronto Archives photographic collection

  • Collection
  • 1860-

The photographs are arranged by subject matter and cover activities in and around the town of Deseronto, Ontario. The majority date from the late nineteenth century and many depict the lumber-related industries of the Rathbun Company in Deseronto. There are also photographs of school groups, churches, railways, First World War airfields and portraits of Deseronto citizens.

Ponton family records

  • CA ON00156 Fonds 10
  • Fonds
  • 1809-1965

The fonds consists of 10 boxes of textual and graphic material about the Hutton-Ponton family. The fonds is organized chronologically by the following categories: Military and Civilian. The fonds consists of the following categories:
Boxes 1-3 files 1-26 (1879-1916 15th Battalion Argyll Light Infantry- correspondence: telegrams, financial/inspection reports, inventory lists, medal applications, order books, sergeant's mess meeting minutes, service rolls and how the infantry was named)
Boxes 3-5 files 27-46 (1896-1903 Belleville Rifle Range, 1896-1900 Bicycle Corps, 1900 Canadian Patriotic Fund, Deseronto Militia Company, Militia Headquarters-Ottawa: 1895-1906 discharge and pension documents, 49th Hastings Rifles Battalion order book, 1879-1917 infantry tests and military schools: applications, notebook of notes about Toronto School of Musketry, invitations to various events, letters, documents, militia orders and newspaper articles)
Box 5 files 46-53 (empty envelopes, documents about Queen Victoria's Jubilee, The Red Cross: booklet, The School for the Deaf: letters, the South African War: letters, applications and militia orders, World War 1 and "Wrinkles": letters and wall posters, pamphlets and newspaper clippings)
Box 6 files 54-64 (family papers: certificates, letters, notebook, family history:Hutton/Putton house, wills, estate matters and journal/travel/address book)
Boxes 6-7 files 65-76 (family accounts from 1869-1903)
Box 7 files 77-90A (Belleville Industrial Committee: minutes from meetings, letters, newspaper clippings and various documents about opening different factories in Belleville)
Boxes 7-8 files 91-101-2 (Land and Estate Papers: grants, deeds of land and mortgages and sale of part of a cricket field)
Box 9 files 102-106 (Legal papers: daily journal and legal documents)
Boxes 9-10 files 107-112-4 (Programs and invitations to various programs and events)
Box 10 files 113-117-2 (misc correspondence and newspaper clippings: letters, certificate, and notes)
Box 10 files 118-127 (misc business and other items: reports, letterheads, advertisements, postcards and brochures)
3 red books (The Quarterly Militia List:1897-1900)
small reddish brown book (Infantry Drill by Authority-1889)
2nd larger reddish brown book (Field Artillery Training-1914)
greyish book (The Militia Lists-1886)

Ponton (family)

Prince Edward Belleville Ladies Club records

  • CA ON00156 MG 649
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1999

The fonds comprises the following records:

  • Minute Books from 1943-1999
  • Receipts & Expenses from 1943-1966
  • Treasurer's Accounts from 1967-1978
  • Membership Groups from 1974-1976
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Two membership cards from 1993, 1994
  • Record of cheques from 1984-1996
  • Bank of Montreal passbook from 1945
  • Statements from 1991-1999

Prince Edward Belleville Ladies Club

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