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Floyd Marlin collection

  • CA ON00156 DA FM
  • Collection
  • 1890-1970

Notes on Deseronto’s history and a number of postcards and photographs.

Marlin, Floyd

Digital photograph of miniature Quinte Fuel Coompany coal scuttle

  • CA ON00156 DA 2013.05
  • Item
  • c.1920

Photograph of a ‘Quinte Fuel Co.’ promotional miniature coal scuttle. The company was listed in the Deseronto telephone directory in 1919 (with the telephone number 44, as on the scuttle). It was still in existence in the 1970s.

Digital copies of badges and postcards

  • CA ON00156 DA 2013.04
  • Collection
  • 1906-c.1975

Scanned copies of Deseronto Police and Deseronto High School patches, with 13 postcards of Deseronto scenes and buildings.

Part of an architectural analysis of the Ford Block in Kingston

  • CA ON00156 DA 2013.03
  • Item
  • 2012

Part of an architectural analysis by Jennifer McKendry of the Ford Block at 165 Wellington Street, Kingston, Ontario, a building which was converted into a bank in 1895. The bank had a similar layout to the Bank of Montreal in Deseronto and the analysis includes a plan of the first floor of the bank.

McKendry, Jennifer

Papers from Bev Boomhour

  • CA ON00156 DA 2012.11
  • Collection
  • 1998-2002
  1. Newspaper clipping from The Intelligencer of 15 November 1998 about Jim Graham, a 73-year-old marathon runner from Deseronto (brother-in-law to Bev Boomhour).
  2. Flyer for a children's musical production of 'Candy Cane Lane' and a demonstration by the Napanee Skating Club on 1 December 2002 in the Deseronto Community Centre on Mechanic Street, Deseronto.

Hobbs family Royal Flying Corps photograph collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2012.10
  • Collection
  • 1917 - 1918

Album of photographs compiled by a member of the Hobbs family. Teddie Hobbs appears in one of the photographs and there is also a photograph of the grave of J. E. Hobbs. The majority of photographs are of the First World War Royal Flying Corps training camps in North America: Camps Borden and Mohawk in Ontario and Camp Taliaferro in Texas.

Digital copies of photographs from Robert J. Burkitt

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.28
  • Series
  • 1950-1970

Ten photographs taken in and around Deseronto by the Burkitt family. Bill Burkitt ran Burkitt's Groceteria at 344 Main Street, Deseronto in the 1950s and 1960s.

2011.28 (1) Snapshot of Robert Burkitt. c.1953
2011.28 (2) George Wannamaker, the butcher in the Burkitt Groceteria, Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario, during the 1950s.
2011.28 (3) Snapshot of Tom Burkitt, c.1960
2011.28 (4) Snapshot of Tom Burkitt and Arthur Dawson taken at Camp Quin-Mo-Lac near Tweed.
2011.28 (5) Snapshot of Phyllis Twiddy Creaser and Doris Twiddy Rendell
2011.28 (6) Snapshot of Robert Burkitt taken on Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario with Chapman's Restaurant on the left and Jackson's Hardware to the right.
2011.28 (7) Photograph of Robert Burkitt taken at Deseronto Public School, Deseronto, Ontario.
2011.28 (8) Tom and Robert Burkitt, with their mother, Marjorie, outside the family's grocery store, Burkitt's Groceteria, at 344 Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario, c.1960.
2011.28 (9) Five members of the Burkitt family: Tom and Robert at the rear, Bill and Marjorie Burkitt at the front, with Jim Warder, Marjorie's father. Taken outside the Deseronto Post Office, c.1975.
2011.28 (10) Snapshot of the front of Burkitt's Groceteria, 344 Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario, c.1955.

Items found in 77 Brant Street, Deseronto

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.27
  • Collection
  • 1931-1955

Found in file labelled “Old Papers Found 77 Brant Street, Deseronto, 1997”
Papers, including:

  1. Directory listing for a canteen in Deseronto for Miss A. Mungo, 1931;
  2. Chattel mortgage for Mrs Alice Freeman, 785 Princess Street, Kingston, 1949;
  3. Calendar of movies playing at the Bayview [Naylor's] Theatre, Deseronto, Ontario, during April [1952]. Includes advertisements for Ernie Luck's Plumbing & Heating, Burkitt's Groceteria, Moody's Men's Wear, Gerald Lott's Jewellery, and Rosebay Dairy. Movies include Hollywood Story, Illegal Entry, Texas Rangers, That's My Boy, Wing and a Prayer, Royal Wedding, Father's Little Dividend, The Mating Season, Fury of the Congo, The Great Caruso, Bird of Paradise, Tall in the Saddle and Wabash Avenue.
  4. Letter from Avis [Mungo?] on the S.S. Ralph Budd, heading for Fort William and Port Arthur [Thunder Bay], written October 29, 1955 (and envelope addressed to Mr Marshall Claus, 44 Johnston Street, Kingston, Ontario);
  5. Sheet of recipes for date bread, raisin rolls and basic muffins (undated);
  6. Card for Art Nelson, Parkdale wines, Toronto (undated)
  7. List of prices for various named items (including ‘inca tie tack’).

Bill Sharpe collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.24
  • Collection
  • c.2000-2010

Audio recordings of Bill Sharpe's recollections of the Second World War, made for the sound archive of the Imperial War Museum in London, England. The photographs show Bill Sharpe meeting Queen Elizabeth II at Canada House in London.

Sharpe, William Clarence

Flying Officer Lawrence collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.22
  • Collection
  • 1917-1918

Scanned copies of five photographs collected by Flying Officer Lawrence, an instructor at one of the Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force pilot training camps in Deseronto, Ontario, during the First World War.
1) Aircraft being recovered from the Bay of Quinte by a launch
2–4) Aerial photographs of aircraft C187 with a man ‘wing-walking’ [Lieutenant Ned Ballough]
5) Three men standing next to crashed aircraft C245

Terry Forin collection

  • CA ON00156 TF
  • Fonds
  • 1600s-2010

Geneological records, letters, wills, birth and death announcements, cards, hand written notes, memoirs, photographs publications involving family history and research. Ranges across Canada, the eastern portion of the United States and parts of Great Britain. Family names covered include; Forin, Freeland, seymour, Mcnaughton, Plunkett, Eymondson, Mate, Olafson, Einarsdottier, Halldorrson, Grimes, Lock, Huntley, Roper, More, Rooks, Slee, Keeler, Fell, Lazier, Casey, Roblin, van Blaricum, Niles, Mathews, Ricketson, Haight, Canniff, Gilchrist, Dorland, Strong, Ingersol, Campbell, Dewolf, Ponton, Jacox, Dunne, Reid, Soule, Dennis, Fair, Fowler, Pound, Barker, Franklin, Sharp, Ewing, Judge, Powers, William, Gillet, King, Brownson, Loomis, Peard, Judd, and Turner.

Includes a set of watercolour paintings of women in different outfits made by the Slee sisters (Edith, Florence, Kate and Clara) of Bermondsey, Surrey, England, in 1869-1873.

Forin, Terence

Help Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

  • CA ON00156 2020-035
  • Item
  • April 2020

Leaflet delivered to homes with advice on reducing the transmission of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Government of Canada

Digital copies of photographs relating to Sergeant Reginald Lickfold

  • CA ON00156 2020-034
  • Series
  • c.1940

Scanned copies of 25 photographs taken during Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment training exercises in Petawawa during the Second World War, with transcription of notes made on the reverse of the photographs.

Lickfold, Reginald John

Deseronto Tribune volumes

  • Series
  • 1883-1900

The following volumes are held:

  • 1883, Sep 27 – 1884, Sep 11
  • 1883, Oct 4 – 1884, Sep 18
  • 1884, Sep 25 – 1885, Sep 11
  • 1885, Sep 18 – 1886, Sep 10
  • Sep 1886 – Sep 1887 MISSING
  • 1887, Sep 30 – 1888, Sep 21
  • Sep 1888 – Sep 1889 MISSING
  • 1889, Sep 27 – 1890, Sep 19
  • Sep 1890 – Sep 1892 MISSING
  • 1892, Sep 23 – 1893, Sep 15
  • 1894, Sep 21 – 1895, Sep 27
  • 1895, Oct 4 – 1896, Sep 25
  • 1896, Oct 2 – 1897, Sep 24
  • 1897, Oct 1 – 1898, Sep 23
  • 1898, Sep 30 – 1899, Sep 22
  • 1899, Sep 29 – 1900, Sep 21

Harold McMurrich Rathbun negatives

  • CA ON00156 DA HMR
  • Series
  • 1907-1940s

Two negative-holders with annotations by Harold McMurrich Rathbun for negatives he took between 1907 and 1914, with loose negatives from 1920-1940. Most of the photographs were taken in and around Deseronto, Ontario, but they also include photographs taken on a journey by rail to Alberta in 1907.

Rathbun, Harold McMurrich

Deseronto High School publications

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.15 & 2014.16
  • File
  • 1959-1971

2014.15
1) Issue of the Deseronto Post was transferred to the newspaper collection
2) Commencement Exercises of Deseronto High School - program from 1959
3) Commencement Exercises of Deseronto High School - program from 1960
4) Commencement Exercises of Deseronto High School - program from 1963
5) ‘Decision, 1963’ Deseronto High School’s first (and last) yearbook
6) News clipping from a 1971 Napanee newspaper about Howard Hawley of Hawley Brothers furniture in Deseronto

2014.16
1) Commencement Exercises of Deseronto High School - program from 1959
2) Commencement Exercises of Deseronto High School - program from 1960
3) Commencement Exercises of Deseronto High School - program from 1961
4) Commencement Exercises of Deseronto High School - program from 1962
5) Commencement Exercises of Deseronto High School - program from 1963
6) Five news clippings relating to activities in Deseronto schools, 1959

Deseronto High School

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