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Digital image of members of the Hawley family, 1917

  • CA ON00156 2016-101
  • Item
  • 1917

Photograph of members of the Hawley family on the occasion of the baptism of the youngest member. From left to right are: Olive Esther Delmage Hawley (1878-1951); Mary Minetta Hawley MacDonald Selby (1916-2009); Howard Delmage Hawley (1908-1982); George Elmer Hawley (1875-1966); and George Rockwell Hawley (1914-1984). George and Olive moved with their family to Deseronto, Ontario,in 1930 and lived at what is now 317 Main Street next to the small park.

Hawley (family)

Collection of Deseronto-related materials

  • CA ON00156 2016-67
  • Collection
  • 1900-2000

This collection contains a variety of materials relating to the history of Deseronto and Hastings County. Items include:

  • video of the 1989 Deseronto Centennial and Homecoming celebration, 4-5 August 1989, including performances of the Centennial Song, a Main Street parade, a baby show, karate demonstration and fireworks
  • File on the 1989 Deseronto Centennial celebrations
  • 35mm slides of historic views of Deseronto
  • Morrison family snapshots of unidentified people
  • Photograph of an aircraft from Camp Mohawk on the shore of the Bay of Quinte, August 1917
  • Programme and photograph (https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/29760539332/) of the United Empire Loyalist Celebration, June 1929
  • Plan of Deseronto lots, 1943
  • 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
  • File relating to the Asten family, including a letter from James Asten, Town Scavenger, to the Deseronto Town Council, 1936 (available at https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/albums/72157674226629315)
  • Promotional brochure and news clipping on Bridgeline Ropes of Deseronto, 1999
  • Listing by plot number of owners of plots in the Deseronto cemetery and names of people buried there, with their year of death, 2003
  • File on the Deseronto Theatre Guild's formation, 2004
  • File on a Deseronto Waterfront Study Workshop held February 2005
  • File and photographs on the 'Leander Electra' electric yacht, 1986
  • Bakery token for R. Marrigan, Baker, Deseronto
  • File of materials relating to E. A. Rixen, including three letters from Deseronto teacher Lena Warren, 1908
  • File on Deseronto Arts & Culture Society, 2004-2007
  • File and photographs relating to the Deseronto Yacht Club, 1993-2003
  • 'Dear Hame hid awa' in the Glen' photocopy of sheet music by Archibald Duncan MacIntyre (oversize - stored in box 66)
  • List of members of St. Mark's Anglican Church who volunteered for active service in World War Two (oversize - stored in box 66)
  • Folder of Deseronto Yacht Club materials (part of the Floyd Marlin collection - stored in box 46)

Minute book of Canadian Order of Foresters, Court Quinte No. 1

  • CA ON00156 2016-88
  • Item
  • 1893-1906

Minute book of the Canadian Order of Foresters, Court Quinte No. 1. The fraternal society met in Deseronto, Ontario. The minutes record applications for membership of the society, payments of bills and notes of people who addressed the group. There are some loose papers inside the volume, mainly applications for admission, with reports of character committees on the back.

Canadian Order of Foresters, Court Quinte No. 1

Ruth Boyce collection

  • CA ON00156 2017-73
  • Collection
  • 1905-1985

Materials collected by Ruth Boyce, comprising:
1) 1905 Supplement to Mail and Empire, with photograph of members of the 11th Ontario Legislature (including Marshall B. Morrison, Hastings West https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/36379548670/ ; Major E. Walter Rathbun, Hastings East https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/36637303291/ and Josiah W. Pearce, Hastings North https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/36379549210/ )
2) c.1910 'Greetings from Belleville' postcard brochure
3-4) 1911-1915 and 1917-1920 savings bank pass books for The Standard Bank of Canada, Belleville
5-6) 1912 Postcard of the Dominion Match Company factory in Deseronto, and undated postcard of Deseronto Public School
7) 1914 Book 'Manners: recommended by the Minister of Education for use in School Libraries in Ontario': etiquette guide published by McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, Toronto. Name of Ina M. Calbury, 142 Charles Street, Belleville written inside front cover
8) c.1930 photograph of Case tractors and staff outside Riggs Garage on Pinnacle Street in Belleville. Individuals identified from left as Jack Kent, saleman; Harry Moorman, general manager; Leo Riggs, owner; Roy Thompson, salesman; Cy Jones, Case tractor representative; Carl Gunter, tractor mechanic; George Vanner, tire repair and vulcanizer, Jack Mather, bookkeeper; Gordon Burley, mechanic; Don Brown, mechanic; Archie Brown, mechanic and Perc Hart, mechanic and foreman https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/36379548000/
9) 1945-1946 'Elevator' yearbook for Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School
10) c.1950s Flyer for Belleville Creameries 'Mountain Gold Belleville Better Butter Box 59 Belleville, compliments of Mack Robertson'
11) 1952 Booklet 'Story of Cannifton Church: 100th anniversary'
12) 1978 Printed sketch of Belleville Collegiate institute and Vocational School, with threads in the school colours
13) c.1979 'Booklet to commemorate the more than 70 years of service to the community provided by S. S. #6 Thurlow Cannifton Corbyville Public School
14) 1985 'Ratepayers Information' leaflet from the Township of Thurlow
15) c.1990 Printed article on Dr. W. M. Mather of Tweed, Ontario
16-17) c.2010 Two reproductions of photographs: a young Ethel and Nettie Ketcheson, and the same women in later life, with Jack Mather and Mabel Boyce

Boyce, Ruth

Redi-Heat collection

  • CA ON00156 2018-099
  • Collection
  • 1938-1946

Collection consists of two items: Digital copy of a photograph of the Redi-Heat building on Mill and Water streets in Deseronto, taken by Frederick Harold Ball in 1938 Financial statements for the Redi-Heat Electrical Appliance Company, 1946, prepared by W. S. Stone, Chartered Accountant, of Belleville, Ontario

Ball, Frederick Harold

Thelma Joyce photographs from Deseronto and Napanee

  • CA ON00156 2019-072
  • Collection
  • 1927-1931

Three photographs, formerly in the possession of Thelma Joyce:
1) Students and staff of Deseronto High School, 1927-1928, taken by E. J. Powell of Hamilton [photograph has names on reverse]
2) Members of the United Empire Loyalist Pageant in Deseronto, 1929, taken by Marrison of Kingston
3) Students and staff of Napanee Collegiate Institute and Vocational School, 1930-1931, taken by E. J. Powell of Hamilton

Joyce, Thelma

Sons of Scotland photographs

  • CA ON00156 2020.09
  • Item
  • c.1903

A series of photographs of members of the Deseronto, Ontario, Sons of Scotland, taken by James Fairbairn. The members of the group are:
E. O. Butler
J. McKinnon
James Fairbairn
D. McClew
Angus Anderson
J. Elliott
J. Miller
J. L. Macfarlane
Robert Whyte
Dr John Newton
A. D. Macintyre
H. McDonald
George Richardson
J. Buchanan
William Stoddart
H. Stuart
Robert Newton
Thomas H. Nasmith
H. Irvine
W. B. Graham
James McKee
Joseph Stevenson
W. Cummings
Thomas Nesbit
William McKee
H. Kirk
W. J. McMicking
Robert Anderson

Fairbairn, James

J. Allan Smith Royal Flying Corps Training Camps Collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2001.11-14, 16-33
  • Collection
  • 1917-1918, [ca. 1983]

Collection comprises photographs of the two First World War Royal Flying Corps training camps at Deseronto, Ontario and notes for an unpublished book, 'Wings Over Deseronto', on the history of the camps. Camp Mohawk and Camp Rathbun were in operation between May 1917 and November 1918, training men to be pilots for the Western Front. The photographs in this collection are originals and reproductions depicting the aircraft, staff and cadets of the Royal Flying Corps, principally in the Deseronto camps, but also at Camps Borden and Leaside (Ontario) and Camp Taliaferro, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Smith, James Allan

Collection of Deseronto-related materials

  • CA ON00156 DA 2008.22
  • Collection
  • 1920-1999

Various items including:
3) Lists of recipients of copies of the voters’ lists (under Section 9 of The Ontario Voters’ Lists Act). Has names of various officials in the district. 1920-1935
4) Legislative Franchise Assessment Roll, arranged under the following columns:
No. on roll
Name of assessed person
Age of assessed person
British subject
Legislative franchise
Occupation
Condition, M., M. W., W’er, W., B. or S.
No. of concession, name of street or other designation of the local division in which residence of Legislative Franchise voter lies
No. of Lot, House etc. in such division
Remarks
Covers West, Centre and East wards and includes 65 names in total, 1943
5-7) Three sketched floor plans of Clement Block building (western corner of Thomas and St George Streets), showing ground floor restaurant and apartment and apartments on second and third floors. Drawn in pencil on cardboard (two are on the backs of advertisements). c.1950s?
8) Photographs of three Deseronto councillors: Dennis Tompkins, Sam Knapp, Brian Floyd, mounted on card. 1988-1991.

Photographs and papers from Bev Boomhour

  • CA ON00156 DA 2010.27
  • Collection
  • c.1917-1958

Photographs, postcards, and school reports from members of the Covert and Cole families of Deseronto, Ontario. Some photographs are from the First World War training camps in Deseronto.

Deseronto Fire Department collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2010.31
  • Collection
  • 1933-2000s

Materials relating to the Deseronto Fire Department, including photographs and press cutting and fund-raising materials.

Tourism-related materials for Deseronto

  • CA ON00156 DA 2010.32
  • Collection
  • c.1985-1995

File of tourism-related leaflets, flyers and correspondence relating to Deseronto, from the Town Hall. Originally in a brown file labelled ‘Tourist Information’.

Photocopy of photograph of Deseronto Fire Department

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.02
  • Collection
  • c.1965-2007

Letter from Gael Blake reminiscing about her childhood in Deseronto, 2006 and 2007. Photocopy of a photograph of the Deseronto Fire Departmen, c.1965, with list of names: Captain Jim McVicker, Percy Knight, Don Hubble, Bennie Brant?, Grant Venton, Don 'Buff' Whitton, Don Kimmett, Ralph Lawlor, Jack Hamilton, Mitch Roebuck, Vern Boomhower, Al Fraser, Frank Tinney.

"Aunt Rebecca says" publication

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.06
  • Item
  • c.1925

"Aunt Rebecca Says": booklet of household tips with advertisements for Vinol and Saxol, distributed by T. J. McCullough, druggist, of Deseronto, Ontario.

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