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Telephone Pioneers of America scrapbooks

  • CA ON00156 2015-41
  • Fonds
  • 1970-2000

Two scrapbooks of photographs and programs recording the activities of the Mohawk Loyalist Council (1970-1994) and the Belleville Life Member Club (1988-2000) of the Telephone Pioneers of America.

Telephone Pioneers of America: Mohawk Loyalist Council

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

Wharf Street Debating Club scrapbook

  • CA ON00156 2019-115
  • Item
  • 1914-1997

Scrapbook with photocopies of newspaper clippings from the Intelligencer newspaper on the topic of the Wharf Street Debating Club of Belleville, Ontario.

Hunt, C. W. (Claude William)

Records of Belleville Beta Sigma Phi chapters

  • CA ON00156 2018-008
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2000

Scrapbooks created by members of the Belleville, Ontario, Chapters of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority, documenting the groups' activities and press coverage.

Bay of Quinte Area Council
1) Memory Book, 1973
2) File including minutes and notes, 1981-2000

Scrapbooks are included for the following Chapters:
Alpha Lambda
3) 1975-1976
4) 1978-1979

Gamma Mu
5) 1961-1965
6) 1966-1967
7) 1967-1968
8) 1969-1970
9) 1970-1971
10) 1971-1972
11) 1980-1981
12) 1981-1982
13) 1988-1989
14) 1989-1990
15) 1991-1992
16) 1992-1993
17) 1994-1995

Preceptor Alpha Beta
18) 1978-1981
19) 1981-1982
20) 1982-1984
21) 1984-1985
22) 1986-1987
23) 1987-1988
24) 1991-1992

Xi Alpha Mu
25) 1959-1967
26) 1977-1980
27) 1980-1981
28) 1981-1982
29) 1983-1984
30) 1986-1987
31) 1991-1992
31a) 1993-1994 (this volume transferred from Belleville Public Library in April 2019)
32) 1996-1997

Xi Beta Zeta
33) 1972-1974
34) 1975-1976
35) 1976-1977
36) 1977-1978
37) 1978-1979
38) 1979-1980
39) 1980-1981
40) 1981-1982
41) 1983-1984
42) 1984-1985
43) 1986-1987
44) 1987-1988
45) 1988-1989
46) 1989-1990
47) 1990-1991
48) 1991-1992
49) 1992-1993
50) 1993-1994
51) 1995-1996
52) 1997-1998

One file of loose items.
Poster celebrating 50 years of Beta Sigma Phi, prepared by Gwen Aubin, 1981.
Poster with titles of officers of Beta Sigma Phi Chapters, c.1980.

Additional materials received as 2018-137 in November 2018:

  • Minutes of the Laureate Sigma Chapter, 1978-1984
  • Minutes of the Laureate Alpha Eta Chapter, 1982-2011
  • Minutes of Belleville City Council of Beta Sigma Phi, 2016
  • Ten issues of 'The Torch' magazine, 1999-2018

Additional materials received as 2019-111 in November 2019. Members of this chapter included: Geraldine Bertin; Margaret Bowes; Janet Bowland; Donna Bruce; Patricia Clayton; Sharon Dracup; Phyllis Etter; Joyce Foster; Dianne Fritz; Susan Jordan; Patricia Meens; Shirley Newton; Lana Reid; Mary Rowland; Diane Turrall, Shirley Wasson.

1) Minutes of the Laureate Sigma Chapter, 1994-2013
2) Scrapbook of Laureate Sigma Chapter, 1996-1999
3) Photographs of the Laureate Sigma Chapter, c.1996-2010
4) Issue of 'The Torch' magazine, November 2000

Beta Sigma Phi (Bay of Quinte Area Council)

Records relating to downtown Belleville improvement groups

  • CA ON00156 2019-068
  • Collection
  • 2000-2006

Minutes, constitutions, correspondence and project documents of the Citizens for Downtown Belleville (2000-2003) and the Bridge to Bridge Committee (2004-2006). Both groups were concerned with the revitalization of the downtown area of Belleville, Ontario. The files were compiled by Mary Jane Throop, a member of both groups.

Ruth Boyce postcard and photograph collection

  • CA ON00156 2013-54
  • Collection
  • c.1910-1980

Collection includes three files:
1) Six early 20th century photographs of women, one identified as Ethel Shampagne of Peterborough, 1902; news clipping about the death of Dr. Sam Cronk in March 1974
2) Federation of Women Teachers' Associations of Ontario application and salary scale; 34 postcards of Belleville, Sandbanks, Foxboro, Stirling; one postcard of Olga Nethersole
3) 'Elevator' BCIVS publication, 1947-1948; Publication on the centennial of Bethany School (S.S. #7) in Thurlow, 1964; Programme for dinner at the Ramada Inn for Corby's Distilleries retirees, 1992

Boyce, Ruth

Girl Guides in Belleville collection

  • CA ON00156 2012-38
  • Collection
  • 1963-2001

Collection comprises:
1) Copy of printed notes on the history of the Girl Guide movement in Belleville, c.1963
2) Photocopies of newspaper obituaries and articles about Nan Branscombe, 1971 (and undated)
3) Typed and handwritten notes on Annie E. 'Nan' (Paterson) Branscombe, 1881-1971, founder of the Guides in Belleville, written by Charlotte Kuntze, 2001

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.

Roslin Women's Institute programme

  • CA ON00156 2012-08
  • Item
  • 1957-1958

Programme of events and list of officers for the Roslin branch of the East Hastings Women's Institutes.

Roslin Women's Institute

Thelma Joyce photographs from Deseronto and Napanee

  • CA ON00156 2019-072
  • Collection
  • 1927-1931

Three photographs, formerly in the possession of Thelma Joyce:
1) Students and staff of Deseronto High School, 1927-1928, taken by E. J. Powell of Hamilton [photograph has names on reverse]
2) Members of the United Empire Loyalist Pageant in Deseronto, 1929, taken by Marrison of Kingston
3) Students and staff of Napanee Collegiate Institute and Vocational School, 1930-1931, taken by E. J. Powell of Hamilton

Joyce, Thelma

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

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

Promotional materials relating to the Unlock the Archives Capital Campaign

  • CA ON00156 2011-54
  • File
  • 2011

Materials relating to the Hastings County Historical Society's fundraising campaign to build an archives facility in Belleville, Ontario. Includes an 'Unlock the Archives!' flyer, press release, and introductory words by Peter C. Newman

Hastings County Historical Society

Materials relating to Mary Eliza Rose of Ameliasburgh

  • CA ON00156 2011-11
  • Collection
  • 2002-2011

Transcript of 1885 diary of Mary Eliza Rose (1863-1941) of Ameliasburgh, Prince Edward County, Ontario, with scanned copies of photographs of members of the Rose family and their hotel on Rednersville Road.

Rector, Anne Elspeth

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

Thompson-Prindle Family History

  • CA ON00156 2017-17
  • Item
  • 2016

Printed illustrated memoir and genealogy of Guy Wilson Thompson of Thomasburg, Ontario.

Thompson, Guy Wilson

Materials relating to Santa's Village, Belleville, Ontario

  • CA ON00156 2016-79
  • Collection
  • 1987-1993

Two photographs, a colouring book, a Quinte Weekly News newspaper of 22 December 1987 and 'What's Happening' magazine November/December 1993. The publications have features on the 'Santa's Village' Christmas display of Bruce and Marjorie Nickle of Marsh Street, Belleville, Ontario, set up in memory of Billy Foster. One photograph shows a snow-covered toadstool house and two gnomes, the other shows the 'Santa's Workshop' structure made by students of the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf.

Nickle (family)

Deseronto Town Hall photograph collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.13
  • Collection
  • 1970s-2011

Photographs of Deseronto, Ontario dating from the 1970s to 2011, depicting a variety of Town events. They include a set of aerial photographs of the town from the 1980s; the interior of the former Home Hardware store in the Baker Block on Main Street; the O’Connor House on Main Street before its demolition; the 1989 100th Anniversary celebrations, photographs of Centennial Park and Rathbun Memorial Park; the opening of the Deseronto Public Library in its 358 Main Street location in 2001; the Ontario Provincial Police handover ceremony in 2001; an Easter Parade from the early 2000s; a Santa Parade; the 2002 New Year’s Levee; and the 2010 Olympic Flame run in Deseronto.

Most of the photographs appear to have been taken by Town staff. One envelope was donated to the Town by Irene Usher and contains photographs taken by her late husband, Tom.

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