Three items: 1) Clarke's drug store, Belleville, calendar, 1908 [Francis Clayton Clarke (1871-1951) had a drug store at 252 Front Street] 2) Flyer for J. & J. Cash labels, with sample ribbons, 1924 3) Yearbook for King George School, North Front Street, Belleville, 1974-1975
Promotional materials relating to Corby's Distillery in Corbyville, Ontario, collected by William Dack: 1) "A Proud Canadian" sticker 2) Postcard of a boy fishing in the Moira river next to the distillery buildings at Corbyville 3) Card advertising tours of the J.P. Wiser Distillery at Corbyville 4) Six notecards with pen and ink drawings of buildings at the distillery site in Corbyville by Poul Thrane
The photographs are arranged by subject matter and cover activities in and around the town of Deseronto, Ontario. The majority date from the late nineteenth century and many depict the lumber-related industries of the Rathbun Company in Deseronto. There are also photographs of school groups, churches, railways, First World War airfields and portraits of Deseronto citizens.
Photographs of Deseronto, Ontario dating from the 1970s to 2011, depicting a variety of Town events. They include a set of aerial photographs of the town from the 1980s; the interior of the former Home Hardware store in the Baker Block on Main Street; the O’Connor House on Main Street before its demolition; the 1989 100th Anniversary celebrations, photographs of Centennial Park and Rathbun Memorial Park; the opening of the Deseronto Public Library in its 358 Main Street location in 2001; the Ontario Provincial Police handover ceremony in 2001; an Easter Parade from the early 2000s; a Santa Parade; the 2002 New Year’s Levee; and the 2010 Olympic Flame run in Deseronto.
Most of the photographs appear to have been taken by Town staff. One envelope was donated to the Town by Irene Usher and contains photographs taken by her late husband, Tom.
Photocopies of 1865 Edwin Whitefield sketches of Belleville, made from originals at Library and Archives Canada. Flyer from Foster, Barber and Brignall, dry goods store at the northwest corner of Bridge and Front Streets, Belleville, Ontario (listed at this location in the 1877 directory: https://archive.org/details/bellevilledirect1877hooguoft/page/32) [202 Front Street in 2019].
A collection of plans and other items belonging to Don Kellaway: 1) Copy of a plan of docks in the harbour by Victoria Park, Belleville, by Charles Mott, City Engineer, 1954 (copy made in 1974) 2) File with names of owners of private docks in Victoria Harbour, Belleville,1974 3) Poster for Belleville Waterfront Festival and Folklorama, July 1987 4) Six rolled plans created as part of an inventory of waterfront parkland by the City of Belleville, July-September1987 5) Photocopies of City Hall renovation floor plans by Bel-Con Design (five plans: one for each floor), December 1987 6) 'The Ice Age: Harvesting the Ice, 1850-1950', a printed history of the Callaghan family's ice business in Belleville, 2003
Materials relating to economic development in Deseronto, including a feature in ‘Great Lakes Cruiser’ magazine, August 2001; Land inventory and promotional materials about the town, 2003; Downtown Revitalization Project handouts, 2007; 2012 Naylor’s Theatre historical fundraising calendar (annotated by Town’s Edge B&B).
Three items relating to James Vincent Doyle: 1) Apprenticeship agreement between Doyle and Alexander Ray of Belleville, 30 April 1899 2) Affidavit concerning the registration of a partnership by J. Vincent Doyle, 4 November 1943 3) Partnership agreement between James Vincent Doyle and Edmund O'Flynn Doyle [his son], 1 April 1948
Collection of materials relating to the Kellaway family of Belleville, Ontario, including: 1) File of certificates and ration books relating to Kenneth Alfred Kellaway (1917-1998) 2) File of typescript notes on the history of the Kellaway family, 2012, and a calendar from Ed Kellaway's Belleville store, 1955
Reproduction photographs showing:
Front Street, Belleville, Ontario, looking north from south of City Hall, with streetcar, 1910
Four photographs of Livesey's Meat Market, with members of the Livesey family *Interior of a grocery store on Front Street With a page of notes by Wendy Stevens on the history of the photographs. The store was at the corner of Bridge and Everett Streets in Belleville.
Four items originally owned by William Nisbet Ponton: 1) Writ of summons addressed to Francis Papineau, James Blacklock and James Hill of Belleville, defendants in a case brought by Henry Fowler, served on 10 May 1865 2) Typescript copy of Section 11 of By-law 476 of the City of Belleville, prohibiting people from setting off firearms or rockets or throwing snowballs in streets or public places in the city. By-law originally passed on 16 May 1881 3) Sale poster for auction mortgage sale of the Albion Hotel in Belleville, Ontario on 4 July 1900 4) Menu, program, seating plan, and toast list for the Sixth Congress of Chambers of Commerce of the Empire, held at the Hotel Cecil in London, England on 13 July 1906. (W. N. Ponton was one of the attendees.)
Promotional materials written by Ron Truman for Northern Telecom: 1) CompQuote (Montreal) Displayphone case study flyer 2) Slater Steels (Hamilton) Displayphone case study flyer 3) Health Care Telecommunications Meridian SL-1 flyer 4) The Canada Council Meridian SL-1 Application Report flyer 5) Meridian Report, Volume 1, Issue 1, December 1986