File contains newspaper clippings of works from Anthony Lassing's Scrap Book. Anthony Lassing was a self-taught artist. He was born in Amsterdam in 1928, but later moved to Belleville, Ontario, and was a founding member of Gallery 121, also in Belleville, Ontario.
File contains the July 2, 1880 issue of the Daily Intelligencer which recounts the celebration of Trenton's inauguration as a town on Dominion Day, 1880. Includes a brief account of the growth and development of the community.
File contains several newspaper articles concerning the expansion of the Trenton Hospital from its opening in 1951. Also present are three articles concerning a dispute between the medical staff and administration of Trenton Memorial Hospital in May, 1969.
File contains two printed brochures produced by the Trenton Business and Professional Women's Club of District 11, entitled “Highlight Brochure and did you know,” which provide historical highlights of Trenton and its environs from Champlain's visit to the area in 1615 to 1959.
File contains a newspaper clipping regarding plans to revive Fireman's Day, a local firetruck race and competition in Trenton in 1957. Also present are newspaper articles regarding the official opening of the new Trenton Fire Hall in June, 1968.
File contains a manuscript license issued by the Province of Ontario on 13 October 1879 approving the operation of a ferry from Sidney Township in Hastings County to Ameliasburgh Township in Prince Edward County. Also present are two printed, completed bills of sale, dated 5 November 1880 transferring 64 shares in the steam paddler, Mary Ethel, built at Trenton, to the Bay of Quinte Navigation Company (Limited).
File contains a newspaper article and a photocopy of the same, with a reproduction of a sketch of Bleecker's hotel and ferry as they appeared in the 1830s. The ferry served as a crossing for the Trent at the location of the present Highway 2 bridge in Trenton.
File contains manuscript and typescript correspondence, telegrams and memos received by C.H. Bonter, Chairman of the Light Committee, Trenton concerning tenders for the creation of a power plant and the installation of electric lighting in the town of Trenton in 1890. Also present is an undated newspaper article, regarding Trenton municipal opposition to a monopoly by a private electrical company in the town.
File contains two typescript memos dated 22 March 1960 from the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation expressing the OSSTF's support for teachers in a dispute between the staff of Trenton High School and the Trenton Board of Education over treatment of the Principal and staff in general. Also present are several newspaper articles concerning the controversy.
File contains a typescript history of schools and education in Trenton from 1800-ca.1900 by Andrew S. Shurie. Includes brief profiles of Trenton teachers and administrators. Also present are several newspaper articles from 1956-1959 concerning school additions and consolidations, and the planning of a technical school in Trenton in 1959.
File contains a number of newspaper articles, financial statements, and receipts of payment, ranging in years from c. 1876 to c. 1922. The oldest item in the file is an article in an unknown newspaper, written by Eugene Schuyler c. 1876; about issues regarding the country of Turkey. There are financial statements from The Town of Trenton, Ontario, and purchase receipts from the same municipality.