File of miscellaneous items, including: an Easter and a Christmas card; a ribbon for an F. A. L. C. convention in Quebec, June 1938; a painting of a fig and grape seller, on wood; 38 Canadian 4 cent stamps (Edward VIII); 'Primer of Pianoforte playing' by Franklin Taylor, 1884
File of loose photographs: tintype photograph of four young women, c.1860; Jean Boyd, London, England, 1915; Harold Airhart, c.1920; postcard from Helen to Clara Wallbridge; Cater Anderson's baby, Mauston, Wisconsin, July 1928
The Wanamaker Photograph Album (29x20x1.5cm) contains 84 photographs; the presence of many "corners" indicates that many images were removed before the album was donated.
A picture of fishing boats has on back, "Taken in Tarpon Springs Fla 1940 these are the sponge fisheries boats".
An image of a cart pulled by a yoke of oxen has on the back, "Taken in Tarpon Springs Florida Jan 1940".
A picture of a man feeding hens has on the back, "John H. Wanamaker Lorel's grandfather".
Below on the page is the image of an old woman in a long skirt, on back is written, "Taken circa 1915-16 Aunt Jane Bovay farm under hill from Mountain View Air Post. She was Jane Wanamaker sister of John H. Wanamaker who was my granfather and father of Grant. Loral Wanamaker". In the album is an image of "Uncle Ralph's Ser. Sta. Watertown N.Y." - this is a Sinclair station. A family is depicted at "Wellers Bay 1932".
On the back of the image depicting a woman with a walking stick beside a camping trailer are the words "Taken in De Land Florida 1940. You can see part of trailer it sleeps 4 people Caught ma unawares she had sprained her ankle you will notice she is using a cane."
A photograph is inscribed "Jamieson Lake." There are 2 images of "Leo W.", in one, Leo is wearing an American sailor's uniform. A picture of two little girls is inscribed on the back, "Taken on Sunday @ Belleville on Sept 6th 1931 Coleman St. One week before mother passed away."
Another image is titled "Silver Lake 1933".
An image of a man in a dressy hat in front of a palm trunk is marked "Ralph taken at Silver Springs Florida"; on the same album page is a photo of "Mrs RR Wanamaker taken in Orange City Florida by RR Wanamaker".
On the following page is a larger version of the Mrs RR Wanamaker image, a handtrimmed oval image of a little girl in early 20th century dress, labeled "Aunt Annies and Ralphs oldest girl"
A picture of the rear of a camping trailer painted with "Watertown, N.Y. "Dun Workin" - on the back is written "Our trailer Mrs Wanamaker and our cat tige taken in Orange Sity Florida by RR Wanamaker".
On next page are two images of a large (at least 22) group of people seated around a laden picnic table and one of a man embracing an older woman.
The same man appears in an image on the following page wearing a WWII air force uniform posing with a woman - on the back is written "Bill and myself taken in garden Honiton Devon Eng 1946".
There is an image of two women inscribed "Mrs Antoine Laviolette 100 year 22/August 1942"
One photo of an old woman with five little childen has written on back "Mothers Day 1952 Cooks, Lorna Sr, & baby Terry Joyce & Lorna (Jims & Ethels) Heather & Alfred (Howards & Shirleys)".
A picture of an old woman with one little boy in striped T-shirt has written on back "me and J[illegible} Wanamaker Leo's youngest boy".
Photograph of the Kiwanis Club of Belleville officers and board of directors. People in photograph listed as: Lieutenant-Governor W. Bruce Lattimer Director Taylor Franklin Director Dr. Reg Anderson Past Lieutenant-Governor Cliff Baragar Past President Jack White Secretary Stafford McKenna President Ted Schwab Treasurer Bob Stone Vice-President Norman Edwards Director Venerable Archdeacon Arthur Smith Director Maurice Button Director Frank Creeggan Director Harry Trepanier Director Everett Fairman
Negatives, prints and administrative materials relating to exhibits and Quinte Arts Council activities involving Bob House. Files contain:
Quinte Arts Council publications, 1983-1997, with handwritten note of support from Northern Telecom, 1991
Photomatrix (Quinte Association of Photographic Artists) minutes and newsletters, 1986-1990
'Collage' magazines, 1986-1992
Newspaper clippings relating to photographic exhibits in Belleville, 1987-1989
Negatives for 'Best Regards' and other exhibits, 1987
1st Expressions Show
Peter & Bunny Bates
Jindriska Cekota & Barb Forgie
Karen Williamson & Andy Forgie
Molly Bramley, Dexter Taylor & Jennifer Chanter
Gord & Audrey Davies
Penny Harrop Thompson
William (Bill) Maddox
'Best Regards' file relating to Bob House's exhibit of photographs of local artists, held at the Belleville Public Library in 1992
'Best Regards' prints of photographs of artists, 1993: artists are John Babiak, Jennifer Chanter, Peter Ferri, Molly Bramley, Pat Harmann, Harlan House, Brian Scott, Gord Davies, Audrey Davies, William (Bill) Maddox, Dexter Taylor, Jan Dolby, Peter Bates, Bunny Bates, Wayne Cardinallli, Peter Davis, Jeannie McRight, Audrey Caryi, Winsome Lewis, John Mortenson, Barb Forgie, Penny Harrop Thompson, Lloyd Thompson, Deborah Dacombe, Joe Callahan, Lee Jourard, Rhoda Robb, Bert Henderson, Tim Campbell, Barb Whelan, Linda Barber, Andy Forgie, Karen Williamson
File relating to the organization of the 'Two Days in May' Festival, 1994
Photographs and negatives of undated and unidentified exhibits, c.1990
Twelve framed photographic collages of Hastings County Board of Education trustees, 1969-1998
Six framed 'family tree' drawings of school groupings in the Hastings County, c.1990: North Hastings A.S.G; Centre Hastings A.S.G; Hastings County Board of Education; B.C.I, Moira, Quinte A.S.G.; Centennial, Bayside A.S.G.; Trenton A.S.G.
Three school photographs: unidentified school interior, c.1900; Deseronto High School in 1947-1948; Paudash Public School, 2001
Two Second World War memorial listings of volunteers from Cannifton-Corbyville and King George Public Schools
Centennial Commission certificates for classes at Queen Mary School, Belleville, 1967
This fonds comprises two accessions. Materials donated by church officials in 2002 include:
36 annual reports dating from 1898 to 2000
'St. Andrew's Church Weekly News', 1888-1890
'St. Andrew's Church News', 1968-1969
'Open Door', 1972-1983
'St. Andrew's Newsletter', 1984-1994
'The Lamp and the Thistle', 1995-2001
100th Anniversary Services, 1927
History of the church (4 pages)
Report: Hastings-Prince Edward Children's Services Committee, 'Directory of Services for Children in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties', 1980
Report: Community Care for Seniors, 'A Study of the Needs of the Disabled in the Belleville Area', 1980
Report: Community Development Council of Belleville and District, 'Task Force on Hunger Report', 1992
The remaining materials were extracted from the Hastings County Historical Society's textual records in the summer of 2014:
File of documents relating to the church's history such as a 1901 article in the Daily Intelligencer and a history of the church written by Kenneth S. Hill
File of correspondence and newsletters
15 assorted annual reports and financial statements up to 1970, with a fund-raising proposal.
Minutes from the St. Andrew's Society from February 12, 1885 and a menu from the St. Andrew's Day anniversary from 1890
File of notices, a program from a service dedicated to Queen Victoria's funeral; a list of soldiers from the congregation who fought in World War One; a program from Sunday, December 4, 1932; programs from Stainer's "The Crucifixion" from 1958, 1959, and 1961; the itinerary from the 1959 annual council meeting of the Women's Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church in Canada; the list to elect the church's elders from 1959; a program from the church choir's production of Handel's Messiah in 1960; a program from the Girl Guide – Brownie Sunday service in 1961; a catalogue of art painted by Allan and Donnah Cameron for an exhibit held in 1964; a program and an advertisement for an organ recital from 1968; there is also a 1968 retelling of a performance by the Ladies of St. Andrews Church from 1889; and a copy of Talk 405 given by Gerald Boyce on Anniversary Sunday 2006