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."
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."
Page with four watercolour paintings of homes, entitled "Grey Ladies - West Hill I Belleville". The four homes are 23 Charlotte Street, 8 Holloway Street, 114 Bridge Street West, 14-20 Murney Street, Belleville, Ontario.
The file contains a deed, dated 31-October-1918, for the property on the south side of Lot 26, west side of William Street, Belleville, ON. Owned by Mrs. Mary Matilda Lazier nee McMullen to Mrs. Jane Thomas.
File contains a brief biography of H.A. Engelhardt (1830-1897): Landscape Designer written by Pleasance Crawford of Toronto. Henry A. Englehardt designer of Belleville Cemetery. The file also contains a copy of a newspaper article from the Daily Intelligencer dated January 20, 1874 regarding an annual meeting of the Belleville Cemetery Company.
The file contains numerous photocopies of new of newspaper clippings taken from a scrapbook circa 1880. Some of the information contained in the file: Obituary for Hammiette Lyon wife of Dr. J.R. Jaques; Program for Art Exhibition of Woman's Christian Association held June 1884; Newspaper clipping dated September 26, 1884 titled "The New Hospital and Home" Belleville; Obituary for Rev. S.D. Rice; Newspaper clipping dated July 30, 1885 titled "Home Again. Belleville's Welcome to the Heroes of Batoche; Newspaper clipping dated January 7, 1886 (with picture) titled "Destroyed by Fire. Bridge Street Methodist Church Consumed"; Programme for Dedication of the Sunday School Rooms of Bridge Street Methodist Church, Sunday, December 12, 1886; Programme of the Opening Services of the new Bridge Street Methodist Church May 1887; Wedding announcement Ella (Nellie) Bancroft Jonesto Mr. W.H. Holden; newspaper clipping about the "Strickland" family (May 1887); obituary Rev. Dr. Nelles (Samuel Sobieski Nelles); Programme for Grand Farewell Concert and Presentation "Organ Committee Bridge St. Methodist Church"; wedding announcement Florence Howard to Lewis Wallbridge; obituary Mrs. Billa Flint (Phoebe Sawyer Clement); obituary Mr. George C. Holton, Mrs. Geo. Meudell, Catherine Elizabeth Staring, Frederic Rous.
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.
Colour photographic slides with views of Belleville taken in 1964, 1974, 1984 and 1994, with accompanying lists of the slide contents. One scrapbook of clippings of 'Our Architectural Heritage' columns by Lenny Williamson, published in the Ontario Intelligencer newspaper, with accompanying colour photographs taken by the Kellers.