1) Large format photographs (mostly mounted) which were formerly on display in Deseronto Town Hall. Town Council portraits from the following years: 1967 1971 [1970s] 1982-1985 1985-1988 1988-1991 1991-1994 1997-2000 2000-2003 2003-2006 Mounted copy of letter asking E.W. Rathbun to be Mayor in 1889 Letters of congratulations on 100th anniversary of Deseronto in 1989 Photo of Town Hall Portraits of Glenn Balcour as Warden of Hastings County 2) Four files of press cuttings relating to Deseronto Town Council from 1970s to 2003, covering water works, policing, taxes, events
Letter from Gael Blake reminiscing about her childhood in Deseronto, 2006 and 2007. Photocopy of a photograph of the Deseronto Fire Departmen, c.1965, with list of names: Captain Jim McVicker, Percy Knight, Don Hubble, Bennie Brant?, Grant Venton, Don 'Buff' Whitton, Don Kimmett, Ralph Lawlor, Jack Hamilton, Mitch Roebuck, Vern Boomhower, Al Fraser, Frank Tinney.
1) ‘Souvenir and Programme’ of the 1929 Loyalist celebrations in Deseronto 2) ‘Deseronto is 100 Years Old this Year’ article from the Napanee Beaver, c. May 1971 (mentions Rathbun head office building as being owned by Redi-Heat appliance manufacturers, later by Dravo and "now empty") 3) ‘Deserontonian of the week’ newspaper article from the Napanee Beaver about Gerald and Kay Lott, owners of a Deseronto jewelry store from 1950-1982 (the approximate date of the article).
Four ribbons from ‘Deseronto’s 100th Anniversary Homecoming 1989’, a red one for first prize, a dark blue for second prize, a white for third prize and a pale blue for ‘I particpated’. Duplicate ribbons were discarded.
Twenty two colour photographs of skateboard park and BMX bike track at bottom of Mill Street, Deseronto, early 2000s. Brochure from REC Ramps, manufacturer of modular skateboard ramps for concrete or asphalt pads. REC Ramps’ website was active between 2002 and 2006.
Photograph taken at John and Leatha Homan's farm on Harmony Road in Corbyville, Hastings County, Ontario. It shows Mike Stanko, a displaced person from Poland who came to Canada after the Second World War, and the Homan's son, Clare, next to a car.
Deseronto Cemetery Company out-letter book (some entries too faint to read), 1888-1898 ‘The Cemetery Lot Book’ List of cemetery lot numbers (1-900) and the price per lot,  Deseronto Cemetery Company ledger. Includes names of stock-holders, lists of expenses and lots sold (by date), 1888-1907 Deseronto Cemetery Company ledger, including plot-owners’ names and some addresses. Front board detached (has printed schedule of fees attached to it from 1 June 1930), 1928-1954 (2008.07/1) Deseronto Cemetery Company journal of receipts and expenses from 1 June 1928 to 27 Feb 1950 (2008.07/2) Deseronto Cemetery receipts and disbursements from 1 Jan 1950 to 5 Feb 1960 (2008.07/3) Deseronto Cemetery receipts and expenditure, 24 Jan 1966 to 4 July 1977
Materials relating to economic development in Deseronto, including a feature in ‘Great Lakes Cruiser’ magazine, August 2001; Land inventory and promotional materials about the town, 2003; Downtown Revitalization Project handouts, 2007; 2012 Naylor’s Theatre historical fundraising calendar (annotated by Town’s Edge B&B).
Scans and digital photographs of images relating to Dr Elgin Vandervoort and his family, taken from an album belonging to his family and loaned for the purpose. Include pictures of May Vandervoort and her husband, Hugh Rothwell, who met her when he was installing electricity to Deseronto. They married on September 1st, 1917 in Deseronto.
Contains mostly the Quinte Branch newsletter but also correspondence, minutes, reports and a number of walking tours of Belleville and Picton. Some of the minutes from meetings are also included as are some newspaper clippings associated with historic buildings of the region.
Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, Quinte Branch
This fonds contains a variety of documents relating to the Belleville Fire Department which include, but are not entirely composed of, official policies relating to officer's reports, fire logs, health and safety, arbitration, indemnity agreements with surrounding communities, uniform specifications, certificates and cards, labour related issues, scientific studies, records of the city of Belleville and the Belleville Professional Fire Fighters Association in addition to newspaper clippings related to the fire department dated from 1907 to 2001.
This fonds comprises documents pertaining to the Belleville Harbour Commission. Folders contain:
two copies of the By-Laws and Regulations of the Board of Harbour Commissioners and the amended Harbour Commissioners Act of 1889 from 1947
documents relating to the appointment of Harry Earle as a member of the Belleville Harbour Commission including the official certification from the Registrar General of Canada with the Great Seal of Canada impressed upon it *newspaper clippings
There are also a number of volumes included in this fonds:
volume containing documents relating to an account with the Mutual Insurance Company of the Victoria District, returns from the post of Belleville, and a series of timber licenses
two volumes of the harbour's imports dating from 1879 to 1931
two volumes of exports dating from 1889 to 1935
two volumes of commodities dating from 1873 to 1930
cash book from the Belleville Harbour with dates ranging from 1891 to 1953
three volumes of account books with Canada and Dominion Sugar Company Limited, National Grocers Sugar Stock, Union Elevator, and St. Lawrence Sugar respectively