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Blackburn family papers

  • CA ON00156 2011-13
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1930

Collection contains:
1) Twelve letters from Nicholas Wood Blackburn to his future wife, Fannie Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Bateman and one from Lizzie to Nicholas, 1901-1902. Letters from Nicholas were written from Marmora, Blairton, Rat Portage [Kenora], Macdonald (Manitoba), Millbridge, Coe Hill Mines, L'Amable Station, and Turriff.
2) Colour photocopy of certificate of marriage of Nicholas Wood Blackburn and Fannie E. Bateman, 25 March1903
3) Last will and testament of Nicholas Wood Blackburn of Madoc Township, 1918
4) Photocopied diary entries of Lizzie Blackburn at the time of Nicholas's last illness, 1929-1930
5) Photocopy of a letter from the nurse who tended Nicholas Blackburn before his death, 1 January 1930

Blackburn, Nicholas Wood

Bogart family papers

  • Fonds
  • 1845-1900

This fonds contains eleven folders. The first folder consists of genealogy records, family records and ephemera. This folder contains: a list of the births and deaths of members of the Bickford family from 1795 to 1877; three lists regarding deaths of Bogart family members David D. and Emma Virginia; the marriage certificate of David D. Bogart and Harriet Bickford from 1845 in Oswego, New York; hair samples of David D. Bogart, Harriet A. Bogart, and Emma V. Bogart; Harriet Bogart's account book with the Bank of Montreal; religious ephemera; and one unattributable piece of paper.

The second folder contains correspondence from 1868 to 1898. The addressed parties in these letters are: David D. Bogart, Harriet A. Bogart, W.D. Smith, J. Bickford, M.W. Forward, A.J. [Northrupe], John Bell, A.L. Bogart, Alexander Robertson, C.W. Bell, Alexander Robinson, [M.D.] Smith, E. Guss Porter, R. Richardson, W.R. Richardson, [G.] Mollison, and Y.B. Couch.

The third folder contains property records. It consists of: of a mortgage with dower and power of sale between John Canniff Phillips and Albert L. Smith; an indenture of bargain and sale between John Canniff Phillips and Anna Cornelia Phillips; a deed of land between Hester Morden and D.D. Bogart; a deed from the Oswego Rural Cemetery Association to Warren D. Smith and Harriet A. Bogart; six copies of the notice of exercising the power of sale between Harriet Bogart and William Henry Melburn; the original and a copy of a re-mortgage between [W.H.] Melburn and [Nancy] Garrison; a bill of costs for the power of sale from Harriet Bogart to Sexsmith; and a slip indicating a mortgage between Harriet Bogart and Wallace.

The fourth folder contains insurance information. Included in this folder are receipts and policies between Harriet Bogart and the Royal Insurance Company, a receipt from The Liverpool London Globe Insurance Company to Harriet Bogart after a sum was payed by J. Wallace, and a slip indicating that a new roof was put on a property that Harriet Bogart owned from T.C. Lazier to the Royal Insurance Company.

Folder five contains legal papers and records relating to various estates. It includes: a description of the results and potential penalties from an unknown case from 1876; a receipt issued from J.H. Mitchell indicating that an account had been settled after the death of D.D. Bogart in 1878; a receipt from the Riverside Cemetery in New York from Edwin Bell; a receipt from a settled account after the purchase of a monument and a headstone at Riverside Cemetery, Oswego, New York; the estate of the William [Winsby]; two receipts from the Oswego Rural Cemetery Association indicating that an account had been paid regarding the upkeep and maintenance of the Bogart and Smith burials; and a bill of costs relating to the estate of Harriet A. Bogart.

The sixth folder contains Bogart family stock information. It includes information relating to D.D. Bogart's stock holdings with the Grand Junction Railroad. Folders seven, eight, and nine contain numerous receipts from merchants and vendors including those in Belleville, Oswego, New York, and elsewhere.

The tenth folder contains papers relating to an 1874 Sheriff's sale of D.D. Bogart's goods. The twelfth folder contains two copies of an article from the Thursday, January 13 edition of the Daily Intelligencer recounting the experiences of A.L. Bogart in the city of Belleville. The folder also contains two copies of an article written by Billa Flint to the Daily Intelligencer disputing the claims of Bogart on January 17, 1881.

Bogart (family)

Bookmark welcoming Sir Mackenzie Bowell to Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2017-36
  • Item
  • 12 Mar 1895

Silk bookmark reads "Belleville's WELCOME To her distinguished Son. March 12th, 1895. Hon. Sir Mackenzie Bowell, K.C.M.G. From Belleville Schools to PREMIERSHIP OF CANADA".

Books by Connie Brummel Crook

  • CA ON00156 2019-060
  • Collection
  • 1991-1995

Two published books by Connie Brummel Crook, signed by the author:

  • Flight (1991) with short teacher's guide
  • Meyers' Creek (1995)
    With a listing of books written by the author.

Crook, Connie Brummel

Boys' and Girls' Song of Democracy

  • CA ON00156 2010-07
  • Item
  • 1941

Printed lyrics to the 'Boys' and Girls' Song of Democracy', sung to the tune of Jingle Bells. With a message from Princess Elizabeth.

Life Portrayal Series

Bristol family of Madoc photographs

  • CA ON00156 2016-25
  • Fonds
  • c. 1910

Two photographs, possibly connected to the Bristol family of Madoc. One shows a hockey team, the other a group of 14 men in suits. Both were taken in the same photographer's studio, around 1910.

Bristol family (Madoc, Ont.)

Bruce Bedell collection

  • CA ON00156 2012-17
  • Collection
  • 1896-2003

This collection consists of: family photographs postcards Chrsitmas cards Valentine card deeds and mortgages for a property in Tyendinaga Township on the north side of lot 6 in the first concession Shredded Wheat cereal box cards (see http://rolandanderson.se/injun-uity_cards.php) Imperial Oil Limited History of Canada portfolios plate depicting Shannonville United Church
*Hastings County Historical Society banner

Bedell, Bruce

Building Research Committee papers and slides

  • CA ON00156 MG 5
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1992

Files relating to the work of the Building Research Committee, including 35mm slides of Belleville, Ontario, buildings, texts of walking tours and files on individual buildings.

Hastings County Historical Society. Building Research Committee

C. E. Sexsmith calendar for 1948

  • CA ON00156 2017-99
  • Item
  • 1947

Printed monthly calendar for 1948 produced for C. E. Sexsmith, vendor of feeds, hardware, gas, oil, car accessories and radios in Melrose, Ontario. On the back of each page are hints and information for household and farm use, with 'Helpful Facts for the Housewife' on the first page. The calendar pages hold advertisements for Quaker 'Ful-O-Pep' animal feeds.

C. W. Hunt 'Dancing in the Sky' research papers

  • CA ON00156 2015-38
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2006

Research files for the book 'Dancing in the Sky', published by Dundurn Press in 2009. The book examined the history of the Royal Flying Corps in Canada in the First World War. File titles are: Articles – Magazines Airmail Flights in Canada Accidents Assistants to Gen. Hoare Godfrey Adam, B.K (his letters) Appendices Accident Reports - Mainly Fatalities Aircraft WWI Allen, Major Dermott Alcock, Wilfred Andrews, C.H Aces Canadian Ackerman, Norman Attestation Papers Borden Burke Preggy Beamsville & Hamilton Coats Vernon Castle Chronology Canadian Air Force Cadet Wing Review Chasing Desperadoes Cadets – Conditions, Food, Hours Canadians Role Charts – Graphs Calnan, Lindley Correspondence – Complete or Not Response Chajkowski from Borden to Texas to Beamsville Douglas, John Crawford Deseronto – Accidents, Non-Fatal Deseronto/Social Deseronto, Construction Deseronto, Visits to Tweed Deseronto and Commanders Deal with the U.S.A Des. Rathbun Hospital Egypt/Eng Training Estabe Epilogue Eardley Wilmont Ferguson Lt. Military Cross Mother Facts and Statistics, 1911 Population Flying Minnows Frostbite Flying Fatalities, Rules of the Aircraft Goold, Joe Golding, K.L Correspondence Halliway, A Summary Halstead, J.S, A Mission to the RFC Hoare Personal qualities, Flies under Niagara Bridge Hoare, Arrival – Decisions 1st 90 Days Hoare 4/13 – 12/27/17 Hoare Gen Report on 1917 Hoare's Brother Humour Hunting Desperadoes by Aeroplane Honours and Awards Hughes, Garnet RNAS Index Individuals Jenny & Commanders + K. M Molson Johnson, Fred Ross Jesse Ketchum Kelly, Tilton Sumptor Kingston Area Lulu Island B.C Long Branch Medical M.P MacLeod Molson on Squadron Markings Miscellaneous Medals and Awards McLeod, Alan V.C Letters North Toronto Ottawa Press Criticism Plumpton D.L Photo from Archives Permissions D. In the Sky Properties – Toronto Post War – Effects, Impact on Front Photos Photos Pilots - WWI Profiles of Officers Quinte Flyers RAF Staff List Recruiting Trades Recruiting/Flyers Problems Romance RAF Changes Research & R.A.F Ruth, Lt Henry Coyle Reid, Lt Ellis Vair Scandal – Girl Dies Social Sam' s Air Force Stunts Spanish Flu Success of Plan Sports Smith, Al Training Training, Flying Training, Jones on (Jones on Training) Toronto, Ll. Of (Ll. Of Toronto) Texas Wages Wemp, Bert Wilmot Sisters Winding Up RAF World War I, 1914 – 1918 YMCA Sundays Yanks in Canada
*Yanks – Trained by RFC

Hunt, C. W. (Claude William)

CJBQ Radio materials

  • Fonds
  • 1947-1969

This fonds contains one folder of notices including one from the Royal Commission for National Development in the Arts, Letters and Sciences, an outgoing notice pertaining to the addition of Kay Homan to the CJBQ staff, an invitation to a Radio Club Dance from 1958, the Christmas Eve program and holiday wishes for 1959, a newspaper clipping with a photograph of Sports Editor Jack Devine contemplating using a Pogo Stick in the 1969 Walk-a-thon, and a blank cue sheet for the weatherperson. The publications folder contains an advertising brochure entitled, "The Things We'll Do This Summer," several copies of the serial 'CJBQ cues' and the 'Voice of the Bay of Quinte' newsletter. The final folder contains information pertaining to the Grove Island archaeological work and reporting done by News Editor Gerald Boyce.

CJBQ Radio

Canada Optical Company collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.10
  • Collection
  • 1947-1993

Collection of materials relating to the Canada Optical Company in Deseronto, Ontario, including:

  • Typescript catalogue of glasses frames, 1947
  • Postcard with drawing of outside of plant, c.1950
  • Visitor book with Polaroid photographs of visitors, 1969-1974
  • Photograph album of staff events and activities, c.1975-1990
  • Magazine and newspaper articles about the company, 1980-1993
  • Product information sheets, 1980s
  • Employee benefits book, 1986

The materials were collected by Don Simpson, former general manager of the Deseronto plant.

Canada Optical Company

Canadian Club of Belleville records

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1970

The Canadian Club of Belleville's fonds contains eight minute books and the following fourteen files: materials related to the Association of Canadian Clubs including annual reports, invitations, policies and procedures, publications, and conference materials two files of information pertaining to speakers presenting at the Canadian Club of Belleville documents relating to the Club's executive financial documents such as financial reports regulations and governance papers of the Canadian Club of Belleville items relating to the Club's membership newsletters and other published materials distributed to members newspaper clippings from special events and undertakings real estate contracts correspondence ephemera three folders of news clippings
*one cloth banner 'The Association of Canadian Clubs'

Canadian Club of Belleville

Canadian Red Cross correspondence

  • Fonds
  • 1895-1960

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the Canadian Red Cross including documents surrounding the development of a Canadian Branch of the British Red Cross Society with advice from the American Red Cross Society. One series contains letters that were addressed to Colonel W.N. Ponton, mainly from the National Society for Aid and Sick to the Wounded in War (later the British Red Cross), 1895-1934. Another file contains letters to Miss E. C. Gordon as she attempted to develop an independent Canadian Red Cross, including those from the American National Red Cross signed by Clara Barton. The final folder contains a series of ephemera pieces issued by the organization throughout its history as well as two stamps promoting Canadian War Bonds.

Canadian Red Cross

Canniff family collection

  • CA ON00156 2012-03
  • Collection
  • c.1890-1983

Collection comprises:
1) File of genealogical information on Dr. William Canniff
2) Canniff family correspondence, 1902-1920
3) News clippings about Dr. William Canniff, 1952-1983
4) Photographs of family members and Canniff properties in Cannifton, c.1890-1969

Canniff (family)

Cannifton Corbyville Women's Institute records

  • Fonds
  • 1950-2000

Fonds consist of 3 Tweedsmuir scrapbooks compiled by the Cannifton Corbyville Women's Institute. Also included are 2 minute books and 1 binder of president's notes. Books contain newsclippings, photographs, minutes, brochures, expenditures, handwritten notes, poems, maps and reports of local history and the Cannifton Corbyville Women's Institute. Subjects covered within the scrapbooks are programmes, banquets and miscellaneous events.

Cannifton Corbyville Women's Institute

Cannifton-Corbyville School collection

  • CA ON00156 2013-61
  • Collection
  • 1977-2013

Materials relating to Cannifton-Corbyville and other schools in Thurlow Township, Hastings County, Ontario:

  • Copy of letter written by Louise Demczyna on behalf of 'The Old Oak' at Cannifton-Corbyville Public School (a Royal Oak)
  • Intelligencer newspaper cutting concerning the tree
  • Letter from Richard Hughes about the tree
  • Photocopy of booklet about the Cannifton-Corbyville Public School
  • Commemorative calendar with drawings of local school buildings by Louise Demzyna, 2000

Demczyna, Louise

Carmel Women's Institute records

  • Fonds
  • 1949-2001

Fonds consist of three Tweedsmuir scrapbooks compiled by the Carmel Women's Institute and nine volumes of minute books.

The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and reports of local history and the Carmel Women's Institute. Subjects covered within the scrapbooks are World War II, excursions of the group, local businesses and news about the community.

The minute books cover the years 1949-2001 and include accounting information for the Institute. Some have lists of meetings, attendance registers and lists of members.

Carmel Women's Institute

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