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Materials relating to Mary Eliza Rose of Ameliasburgh

  • CA ON00156 2011-11
  • Collection
  • 2002-2011

Transcript of 1885 diary of Mary Eliza Rose (1863-1941) of Ameliasburgh, Prince Edward County, Ontario, with scanned copies of photographs of members of the Rose family and their hotel on Rednersville Road.

Rector, Anne Elspeth

Research materials from Lois Foster

  • CA ON00156 2011-43
  • Fonds
  • 1977-2001

Research materials, including:

  • Notes on old Belleville newspapers (1833-1868), 1977
  • Notes and 35mm slides for a presentation on 'A Family Compound on Bridge Street East', given at various venues between 1983 and 2008
  • Notes for a presentation on 'Early Schools in Belleville', c.1989
  • Printouts of data on baptisms, marriages, and burials at St. Thomas's church, Belleville, 1995
  • Research notes for Paul Foster's book on the occasion of the bicentennial of the Moira Lodge of Freemasons, c.2000

Foster, Lois

Prize draw ticket for Belleville Fair

  • CA ON00156 2011-50
  • Item
  • 1939

Draw ticket for a Nash-Lafayette four door sedan from Riggs Motor Sales, Belleville, sold at the Belleville Fair in August 1939.

Promotional materials relating to the Unlock the Archives Capital Campaign

  • CA ON00156 2011-54
  • File
  • 2011

Materials relating to the Hastings County Historical Society's fundraising campaign to build an archives facility in Belleville, Ontario. Includes an 'Unlock the Archives!' flyer, press release, and introductory words by Peter C. Newman

Hastings County Historical Society

Senior Citizens Club #94 history, 1953-1986

  • CA ON00156 2012-07
  • Item
  • 1986

Typescript history of the Belleville Senior Citizens Club No. 94, written by Pearl Holmes.

Senior Citizens Club #94 (Belleville)

Roslin Women's Institute programme

  • CA ON00156 2012-08
  • Item
  • 1957-1958

Programme of events and list of officers for the Roslin branch of the East Hastings Women's Institutes.

Roslin Women's Institute

Twiddy family photographs and papers

  • CA ON00156 2012-20
  • Collection
  • 1890-c.1980

1) Publications, 1894-1979:
Carter’s Ink Company dictionary, c.1894
Reproduction of December 1900 Bell Telephone Directory for Belleville
‘The Original Egypt Dream Book’, 1924
History of Stone Church, Sidney Township, 1930
Belleville Centennial ‘What’s Happening’, July-August 1978
Belleville Centennial map and flyer, 1978
Cannifton-Corbyville Public School 70th anniversary booklet, c.1979
2) Two class diaries from Cedar Grove School in Cannifton, Ontario, 1907-1911
3) BHS/BCIVS Elevators, 1913-1947:
Easter 1913
June 1913
June 1915
Easter 1916
Christmas 1917
March 1918
April 1919
Christmas 1919
1946-1947
Program for official opening of Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School, 12 December 1928
4) Autograph books: Myrtle Archibald, 1915 and Clare Twiddy, 1935
5) 10 volumes of Avondale Neighbors Aid minutes compiled by Margaret Twiddy, with a newspaper clipping about the group’s activities, 1937-1970
6) File of postcards, 1913-c1920; In Memoriam cards for Wellington R. Fairman, 1917 and Mrs W. R. Fairman, 1928; leaflet about Belleville Aqua Vitae, 1939
7) Odd Fellows certificate for Alfred Francis, 1958
8) Canada Civil Defence publications, 1958-1960
Booklet: ‘Civil Defence Notebook’, 1958
Flyer: ‘Civil Defence and Your Life’,1958
Flyer: ‘Your Emergency Pack’, 1959
Typescript pages: Belleville Civil Defence Routine Orders No. 2, 15 August 1959
Flyer: ‘Who is Responsible for Civil Defence’, c.1959
Identification card for Clare H. Twiddy, Civil Defence Warden in Belleville, 1959
Booklet: ‘Your Basement Fallout Shelter’, Blueprint for Survival No. 1, 1960
Booklet: ‘Fallout on the Farm’, Blueprint for Survival No. 3, 1961
Booklet: ‘11 Steps to Survival Emergency Measures Organization’ Blueprint for Survival No. 4, 1961
Booklet: ‘Home Safe Home’ by Lakeland Natural Gas Limited, c.1960
9) Plan of lots for sale on Skootamatta Lake, Anglesea Township, Ontario, with prices (not dated, c.1960)
10) Genealogy of the Twiddy family, c.1980
11) File of photographs and company publications relating to Clare Twiddy’s retirement from Northern Telecom, 1985
12) Family snapshots and photograph albums, with Twiddy, Alcombrack and Archibald families represented.

Twiddy, Clare Harvard

Richard Hughes collection

  • CA ON00156 2012-24
  • Collection
  • c.1870-2010

Collection includes three files:
File 1

  • Photograph of unidentified woman taken by Forrest & Lozo of Belleville, c.1870
  • Postcard with aerial photograph of W. Elmer Tufts' farm in Halloway, Ontario
  • Front page of The Intelligencer with an article on Corby's Distillery, 24 Nov 1966
  • Order of service for Remembrance Day Ceremony at Tyendinaga Township, with list of veterans, 11 Nov 2001
  • Order of service for 175th anniversary of St. Michael the Archangel church in Belleville, 3 Oct 2004
  • Materials for the memorial service for Bernice Parrot, 10 Oct 2009
  • Notes on the Broom Gang (Rink Rats) of the Belleville Memorial Arena, researched by Richard Hughes in June 2012

File 2

  • Materials for the 50th Reunion Celebration of Nicholson Catholic College in Belleville, May 2010

File 3

  • Blank forms, including Royal Military College of Canada passes; Canadian National Telegraphs Cablegram and Telegraph; C.O.D. envelopes; Merchandise Receipt Book for Canadian National Railway Company Express Service

Hughes, Richard M.

Girl Guides in Belleville collection

  • CA ON00156 2012-38
  • Collection
  • 1963-2001

Collection comprises:
1) Copy of printed notes on the history of the Girl Guide movement in Belleville, c.1963
2) Photocopies of newspaper obituaries and articles about Nan Branscombe, 1971 (and undated)
3) Typed and handwritten notes on Annie E. 'Nan' (Paterson) Branscombe, 1881-1971, founder of the Guides in Belleville, written by Charlotte Kuntze, 2001

Materials related to Farley Mowat

  • CA ON00156 2013-19/2
  • File
  • 2013

Collection includes correspondence between Donna Fano and Claire Mowat about the circumstances in which Alice was donated to the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf. Includes a photograph of Farley and Claire Mowat. Also includes 51 digital images taken at an event in Belleville Public Library on 27 June 2013 at which a caricature of Mowat by Susan Moshynski was presented to the library by John Lowry.

Mackenzie Bowell and Moira Lodge materials

  • CA ON00156 2013-20
  • Collection
  • 1982-2005

Materials include:
1) Transcription by Lois Foster of an interview from the Daily Intelligencer of 21 November 1903 with Arthur McGinnis, Moira Lodge historian, on 'The Fraternal Societies of Belleville', focusing on the Freemasons
2) Biographical information compiled by the Historical Committee [of Hastings County Historical Society?] in 1982, and introduction to Betsy Boyce's book 'The Accidental Prime Minister', 2000
3) Newspaper clippings relating to Mackenzie Bowell, 1982-2005
4) Correspondence, research materials and speech by Gerry Boyce in relation to the Ontario Heritage Foundation plaque on Mackenzie Bowell's former home at 194 William Street, Belleville, 1982-1984

Foster, Lois

Argyll Chapter IODE materials

  • CA ON00156 2013-39
  • Collection
  • 1980-2000

Collection comprises:
1) Typewritten history of the Argyll Chapter, IODE, printed in 1980 for the organization's 70th anniversary
2) Menu and program for 90th anniversary dinner held on 10 November 2000
3) Undated newspaper clipping on plans for a military ball on 19 November
4) Printed history of the Argyll Chapter, updating the 1980 edition to mark the closure of the group in 2000

Argyll Chapter IODE

Ruttan family records

  • CA ON00156 2013-42
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1920

The fonds consists of 3 boxes of textual records and graphic material about the Ruttan family and Maud Ruttan Way (1889-1952) of Wooler, Ontario, in particular. Includes; diaries, photos, memorial cards, letters, Albert College items, and financial letters.

Ruttan (family)

Newspaper supplements relating to the history of Foxboro, Ontario

  • CA ON00156 2013-49
  • Collection
  • 1976-1988

Various items relating to Foxboro, Ontario:
1) 'Historical Foxboro' newspaper supplement, 28 July 1976
2) 'There's something unique about a small town: Foxboro' supplement to Intelligencer, 23 June 1981
3) Newspaper article on the history of the Hopkins Garage at 236 Main Street, Foxboro, Ontario, 20 April 1988
4) Paper grocery bag printed with the name of Doucette's General Store

Ruth Boyce postcard and photograph collection

  • CA ON00156 2013-54
  • Collection
  • c.1910-1980

Collection includes three files:
1) Six early 20th century photographs of women, one identified as Ethel Shampagne of Peterborough, 1902; news clipping about the death of Dr. Sam Cronk in March 1974
2) Federation of Women Teachers' Associations of Ontario application and salary scale; 34 postcards of Belleville, Sandbanks, Foxboro, Stirling; one postcard of Olga Nethersole
3) 'Elevator' BCIVS publication, 1947-1948; Publication on the centennial of Bethany School (S.S. #7) in Thurlow, 1964; Programme for dinner at the Ramada Inn for Corby's Distilleries retirees, 1992

Boyce, Ruth

Roy Wardle photographs

  • CA ON00156 2013-55
  • Collection
  • 1954-1964

Six digital reproductions of photographs relating to Roy Wardle's time in the Belleville Fire Department, Belleville, Ontario.

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