Printed ‘Rules of Order of the Municipal Council of the Town of Deseronto’ 18 Feb 1889
Printed pro-forma for a certificate of public recognition by the town of Halifax for service in the Second World War (with pencilled alterations to make reference to Deseronto instead), 1945
Printed booklet on ‘The Future of the Liberal Party’, address by Brooke Claxton, Minister of National Defence, 4 Aug 1948
Auditor’s report on road expenditures for the Town of Deseronto, 1949
Edition of ‘Roads and Road Construction’ journal, March 1951, Vol. 29, no. 339
Leases between the Town of Deseronto and the Deseronto Lions Club (of the Skating Rink) and Deseronto Boating Club (part of the old saw mill property), 1953-1954
Published report by the Select Committee on Indian Affairs on ‘Civil Liberties and Rights of Indians [Indigenous People] in Ontario’, 19 Mar 1954
Letter from J.D. Lee and Company to the Deseronto Medical Officer of Health, Dr W. H. Duffett, with two copies of blueprint relating to modifications to the septic tank of the Deseronto Public School, 4 Dec 1956
Two negative-holders with annotations by Harold McMurrich Rathbun for negatives he took between 1907 and 1914, with loose negatives from 1920-1940. Most of the photographs were taken in and around Deseronto, Ontario, but they also include photographs taken on a journey by rail to Alberta in 1907.
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
Series of 120 photographs of Deseronto, taken around 1995. Many are aerial shots, others are of individual houses. A few depict individuals: Don Lindsay, Dennis Vick, Dick Beare, Joe Carter, Ed Gordanier
'A Building Code for Smaller Municipalities' by the National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1947
County of Hastings directories for 1983, 1984, 1985
County of Hastings receipts and expenditures statement, 1921
By-law to Regulate the Running At Large of Animals and for Other Purposes, Township of Tyendinaga, 6 August 1895
File of 'Deseronto Firsts' compiled by Ken Brown
File of photographs, press clippings and list of entrants in Deseronto's Easter Parade of 2006
16 photographs of empty lots in Deseronto, taken 2004
File of partial letters from Joe Goold to his sweetheart, Marnie, written while he was based in Detroit, 11 September to 11 October 1919, with blank postcards of Deseronto scenes and a letter from Elizabeth Goold to Bill Hunt concerning the letters
File on James Fairbairn including a newspaper extract and a studio photograph taken by him.
Typescript biography of Harry B. Free (Camp Rathbun flight instructor) by Margaret Crothers, 1991
File on the Dryden family, including a photograph of the Drydens at the Peterborough Lift Lock (https://flic.kr/p/9dmEYZ)
File of clippings about Gwen Lazier Braidwood, 2005
File of clippings about Deseronto mayor Glen Belcour, 1995-2002
A photocopy of a poster created in 1886 proclaiming "Murray Canal Demonstration! The preliminary opening of the Murray Canal will be celebrated on Wednesday, Oct. 6th, '86 at Twelve O'Clock Point, near Trenton, by a grand Demonstration, at which Sir John A. MacDonald and Hon. Messrs. White, Foster & Bowell will be present."
File contains a manuscript paper entitled “The Grand Trunk Railway Strike at Belleville, 1876-1877 : a brief outline,” presented by Gerald E. Boyce at a winter, 1965 meeting of the Belleville Rotary Club. The paper discusses the strike action by trainmen and the dispatch of police and companies of the local battalion to deal with strikers and their supporters.
Collection comprises: 1) Metal luggage tag “Deseronto Nav. Co. Ltd. Local 60”, c.1900 2) Fairbairn portrait of a group of young women, c.1900 3) Photograph of uniformed members of a Citizen's band (possibly the Napanee Citizen's Band), c.1900 4) Photo of Gibbards’ employees, Napanee (includes Wilfred French and his son), 1985
Five newspaper articles clipped from The Tweed News period from Jan 14, 1970 to Feb 11, 1970. Editorial history of Tweed Hydro-Electric Commission written by Cartha Cassidy, Commissioner. "Record of some of the significant happenings relating to the early history of electricity in Tweed and the march of Hydro in the community from 1930 until 1967 - Canada's Centennial Year."
File contains a c.1877 copy of a telegram to Col.Powell in Ottawa, report of the Queen's Own suppressing railway mob in Belleville, c.1877 copy of telegram from Belleville City Council to Lt.Col. Durie of Toronto re military presence required to suppress uprising at Grand Trunk railway, and other miscellaneous documents on the c.1877 railway uprising of workers in Belleville.
This file contains: 1) A photocopied typed article titled "Telegraph Island Light", about the lighthouse erected 1870 in the Bay of Quinte; 2) A timetable for the steamer Varuna, circa 1920, Captain A. Hicks; 3) A photocopy of the obituary for Rev. James Rollins born 28-Oct-1865 in Madoc and died 7-Feb-1943 in Kingston.
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