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Registers of Port of Belleville harbour dues

  • CA ON00156 RG 656
  • Series
  • 1939-1946

Three registers of Harbour Dues paid by ships offloading cargo at the Port of Belleville between 21 September 1939 and 5 December 1946. The registers record the date; the name of the ship; the quantity and nature of the cargo; the recipient; the dues owing and the date they were paid. Entries are signed by the harbour master: Joseph Waddell until 5 October 1945 and George Oliver Tice after that date.

Belleville Harbour Commission

Nick and Helma Mika collection

  • CA ON00156 MG 1
  • Collection
  • 1850-1999

The collection reflects the publishing interests of Nick and Helma Mika. It comprises four main series: photographic files, reference files, printing process files and other materials. The collection is strong in local history materials, particularly relating to the history of the United Empire Loyalists, railways, and the city of Belleville.

Mika, Helma

Photographs and ration books of the Aselstine family of Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2024-044
  • Collection
  • c.1860-1945

Collection comprises:

  1. Family cabinet card and tintype photographs, c.1860-1920
  2. Staff and students of Grier Street School, Belleville, 1905 and original and copy of two 1908 Grier Street school photographs (the copy was published in the Intelligencer), both including Howard Aselstine
  3. Snapshots including several of Aselstine buses in Belleville, 1910-1940
  4. Second World War ration books for Howard and Mae Aselstine and Dorothy Aitchison (their daughter, mother of Jane Bond), 1940s

Aselstine, Howard

Digital photographs taken in the Quinte region in spring 2021

  • CA ON00156 2021-048
  • File
  • 2021

Photographs include COVID-19-related signs, building renovations on Front Street in Belleville, work on the Skyway Bridge, and damage to the concrete of the Bridge Street bridge in Belleville.

Lantz, Paul

Slides of Belleville and Ontario scenes

  • CA ON00156 2021-041
  • Series
  • 1969-1971

Slides made by Rudolf Donninger during his time in Belleville, Ontario, working at Northern Electric. They include photographs of buildings in Belleville, rural scenes, cars, a parade and the Belleville Fair in 1970, winter scenes, Ottawa and Kingston views, and aircraft at the Trenton Air Show.

Donninger, Rudolf

Records relating to water treatment works in the City of Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2020-086
  • Collection
  • 1905-2006

Records relating to water treatment in Belleville, Ontario. The collection includes:

  1. 'Minute Book' containing categorized notes on maintenance and repairs, dates of ice coverage in the Bay of Quinte, visitors, sick days, coal deliveries, etc., 1934-1959
  2. Files of correspondence, contracts, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, etc., arranged chronologically:
    1. 1900s-1920s
    2. 1930s
    3. 1940s
    4. 1950s
    5. 1960s
    6. 1970s
    7. 1980s
    8. 1990s & 2000s
  3. Vernon's City of Belleville Directory, 1957

Belleville Utilities Commission

Framed charter for the Belleville Division of the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Employees

  • CA ON00156 2020-074
  • Item
  • 31 December 1945

Charter for Belleville Local Division Number 126 of the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Employees and Other Transport Workers.
Officers listed:
President: J. G. Shaw
Treasurer: C. Kellet
Financial Secretary: V. P. McIntyre
Local Chairman: H. J. Armstrong
Recording Secretary: C. A. Finnigan
Reporter: H. Pointer

Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Employees

Photographs of Belleville Exhibition grounds and Stephens Adamson events

  • CA ON00156 2020-003
  • Collection
  • 1890-1963

Collection of photographs from the Scott and Cooney families of Belleville, Ontario:
1) Streetcars and Tickell furniture factory on Foundry Street in Belleville, c.1895
2) Photograph of horses at the Quinte Exhibition grounds, c.1900
3-10) Photographs of the Quinte Exhibition (James Scott (1879-1947), the donor's grandfather, was the groundskeeper), c.1925
11) Page 9 and 10 of the S-A Conveyor, with photos from the Stephen-Adamson Christmas party, 1945
12) Photograph of children with Santa at a Stephens-Adamson Christmas party, c.1950
13) Photograph of Stephens-Adamson baseball team in front of the fountain at the Quinte Exhibition grounds (including Gordon Cooney, 1912-1968), c.1950
14) Gordon Cooney (father of Fay Bradshaw) and two other men having their hair cut at Seely's barber shop on Front Street in Belleville, c.1963

Century Place and Bell Telephone collection

  • CA ON00156 2019-066
  • Collection
  • 1976-1977

1) Newspaper clipping about the opening of Century Place in Belleville, Ontario, 26 March 1976
2) Brochure for Century Place, c.1976
3) Instructions for employees starting work in the Century Place building on 29 March 1976
4) Text of a talk on 'Hastings County & the Telephone' by R. W. Carleton, given to the Hastings County Historical Society on 15 February 1977

Negatives and prints of Belleville Fire Department and waterworks map

  • CA ON00156 2019-052
  • Collection
  • c.1965

Eight negatives of older photographs, with thirteen prints made from the negatives. Six of the prints show a map of the Belleville Water Works, made in 1883 by Moffet, Hodgkins and Clarke of Watertown, New York. The other seven prints are of photographs of members of the Belleville Fire Department, fire trucks, the 1936 flood, and the fire at the Cities Services Oil site on John Street in Belleville in 1948.

Belleville Fire Department

Railway-related materials

  • CA ON00156 2018-133
  • Collection
  • 1971-2006

Railway memorabilia, including:

  • 'Farewell Number 6218' publication of the Canadian Railroad Historical Association, 1971
  • CN Railway Week pin and ribbon, 1978
  • Description aimed at children of steam engine 6060, c.1978
  • Ticket for Railway Week excursion train from Belleville to Stirling, 27 May 1978
  • Brief history of railways in Belleville, produced for the Hastings County Historical Society's annual banquet in October 2006

Railway Week Official Program

  • CA ON00156 2018-065
  • Item
  • 1964

Schedule of activities held in Belleville, Ontario during Railway Week, June 22-28, 1964. Includes photographs of locomotives. "Debbie Wade 1964" is written in ink on the front cover.

City of Belleville

Railway Week ribbon and pins

  • CA ON00156 2018-062/3
  • Collection
  • 1978

Items produced to mark CN Railway Week in Belleville, May 21-27, 1978.

Belleville Utilities Commission collection

  • CA ON00156 2017-79
  • Collection
  • 1915-1969

The collection consists of three items:
1) Circular letters from the Hydro Electric Power Commission of Ontario, filed in a binder by the Belleville office, 1915-1927
2) Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario reports on Frequency Standardization, 1948, with A.M.E.U. report on the reports
3) Belleville Utilities Commission contract for the construction of water purification plant extensions, 1969 with Gore & Storrie Limited, consulting engineers of Toronto

Belleville Utilities Commission

Scrapbook of news clippings relating to Belleville, Ontario

  • CA ON00156 2017-72
  • Item
  • 13 Nov 1919 - 3 Mar 1920

Scrapbook containing news clippings from Belleville, Ontario newspapers The Daily Intelligencer and Daily Ontario relating to the Board of Trade reorganization and the purchase of the Bay Bridge.

Allison family railway collection

  • CA ON00156 2017-39
  • Collection
  • 1916-2005

Grand Trunk Railway and Canadian National Railway materials collected by Cleland James Allison and Tom Allison, including: Grand Trunk Railway Employees' Timetable 41 for Belleville and Montreal divisions, April 1922 Canadian National Railways Conductors' and Brakemen's seniority list, January 1940 Memorandum to C. J. Allison commending him for detecting a broken truck in Gananoque, 1 September 1944 Railway Operating Rules, 1916, 1929, 1951, 1962
*Texts of four talks on railway history given by Tom Allison, 1990-2005

Allison, Tom

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