File contains printed promotional material for the 1961 International Plowing Match including an official programme of events, and a programme for a banquet held at the Belleville Armouries, 6 October 1961. Also present are three photocopied pages of programmes, badges and entry passes; a silk ribbon bearing the inscription “International Plowing Match, City of Belleville, County of Hastings"; and a silk ribbon badge for International Plowing Match official, T.G. Wrightmeyer.
File contains a typescript list of the location of exhibits by companies and organizations for the October 1961 International Plowing Match in Hastings County. Also present are three printed, coloured banners for the plowing match.
File contains a newspaper article from the Ontario Intelligencer, 8 December 1960 concerning the selection of an area outside of Belleville for the 1961 International Plowing Match, to be held on October 4-7, 1961. Also present are three printed, numbered admission tickets to the Ploughing Match, 1961.
File contains typescript correspondence, reports and planning documents relating to the preparation for the 1961 International Plowing Match in 1961. Includes list of officers and local committee members. Also present are: a printed official programme and prize list, printed pamphlets and a poster for the International Plowing Match which was held at the Farley Vermilyea Farm and neighbouring farms north of Belleville, October 4-7, 1961.
File contains a newspaper clipping from the Ontario Intelligencer, 14 April 1959 concerning the election of officers of the Plainfield Women's Institute. Also includes an obituary of Harry McCreary, Plainfield, telephone pioneer and former owner-operator of the McCreary Telephone Company who created early rural telephone lines in Thurlow and Sidney Townships. Also present is a duplicate copy of a printed booklet entitled “Progress Report : Ontario Homes for Mentally Retarded Infants, Plainfield, May 1951-December 1965. “
File contains a printed booklet entitled “Progress Report : Ontario Homes for Mentally Retarded Infants, Plainfield, May 1951-December 1965. Also present is an article from The Intelligencer, 23 March 1970 profiling Leonora Velleman, retiring superintendent of nurses at the Ontario Homes for Mentally Retarded Children at Plainfield.
File contains original deeds and documentation regarding: Lot 9, 8th Concession Marmora; Lot 15, 5th Concession Madoc; Lot 16, 5th Concession Madoc; Indenture relating to the Marmora Gold and Iron Mining Company.
File contains original hand written booklet of methods and recipes pertaining to the Morocco Leather business in Picton. Donated by Mrs. E. Bell in 1958, the book belonged to her father who operated the business.
File contains "Prince Edward County Old Boys' Reunion Official Souvenir Book. Compiled and printed by the Picton Gazette subject to direction of the Centennial Committee and the Historical Committee June 1937. A brief chapter is devoted to each township in the County of Prince Edward.
File contains a booklet titled "Peterborough" prepared by the Historical Society of the City and County of Peterborough. It is a brief historical sketch of Peterborough and contains two maps of the area one dated 1820-1840.
File contains a newspaper article concerning Belleville resident, George Pepper's 1935 victory at the first Canadian Cycle Road Race, an international competition of motorcycle racers. Also present is a newspaper announcement of George Pepper Night at the Belleville Arena, September 10, 1935.
File contains a typescript letter dated 1 June 1966 from Hon. Robert H. Belanger, Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister to Mr. K.S. Hill concerning the Canadian government's rejection of a general increase in old age security benefits. Also present is a typescript letter dated 15 April 1966 from Hon. Robert H. Winters,Minister of Trade and Commerce, to Mr. Hill explaining his comments regarding the additional costs of increasing the Old Age Pension.