File contains several newspaper articles concerning cattle breeding and health in the Quinte region. Also contains information regarding the finances and selection of officers of the Quinte District Cattle Breeding Association, 1960-1962.
File contains a newspaper article recounting the inaugural trip of the Grand Trunk Railway from Montreal to Toronto 16 October 1856. Also present is a photocopied newsclipping announcing the reopening of the British American Hotel on Front Street in Belleville, in March, 1861.
File contains printed copy of "House of Commons Debates" fourth session - tenth Parliament, speech of Mr. W.B. Northrup, M.P. on G.T.R. -- Belleville & North Hastings Railway; Ottawa, Monday, February 10, 1908.
File contains a a letter, dated 10-January-1964, from Sanborn Worthen, Archivist and Custodian, Canadian Railroad Historical Association, Quebec and addressed to Mr. Gerald Boyce, Hastings County Museum.
File contains a copy of the newspaper article detailing the wedding of Iola Vera Riggs to Ronald Struan Lewis on 18-Jun-1913 in Belleville, Ontario. The files also contains a copy of a newspaper article about Leona Kathleen Riggs (niece of Iola Riggs) and her aspirations as a singer.
File contains a typescript last will and testament of Alexander Robertson, dated 12 August 1884. Also present are : a typescript memorandum of accounts claimed on the estate of Alexander Robertson, 28 February 1888; a manual statement of value of rental properties in 1881 and correspondence concerning valuation and taxation on properties connected with the Robertson Estate in 1900.
File contains a newspaper clipping titled "50 Years Ago November 1st 1915"; about an item from the file dated 1895 reporting Ald. A. Robinson listing a number of friends who attended a function at Mr. Robins's residence "The Manor" now residence for Albert College girl students.
File contains a newspaper article from the Toronto Daily Star, dated 24-February-1965 about the 90th Birthday of Senator Arthur Wentworth Roebuck, born in Hamilton, and at the time of the article the oldest active member in the Senate.
File contains photocopied and original newsclippings regarding the efforts of former Belleville resident, Alexander Milton Ross's efforts to free slaves by aiding them to cross into Canada during the Abolitionist Movement in the United States, ca. 1857-1861.
File contains newspaper clippings regarding plans for the erection of a new Salvation Army Citadel in east Belleville in 1966, and the opening of a Salvation Army camp for children at Roblin Lake in July 1956. Also present is an October 10, 1925 issue fo the War Cry, the official publication of the Salvation Army, and a printed poster announcing a concert by the Salvation Army International Staff Band at Belleville Collegiate Institute ca. 1950s.