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'Corbyville 1991'

  • CA ON00156 2015-06
  • Item
  • 1991

Booklet produced at the time of the closure of the Corbyville plant of Corby's Distilleries, containing a history of the Corbys and photographs of employees and site buildings and vehicles.

Corby's Distilleries

Alpha Dairies butter papers

  • CA ON00156 2017-82
  • Item
  • c.1950

Three sheets of paper used for wrapping pound weights of 'Alpha brand Creamery Butter, First Grade' produced by Alpha Dairies Limited of 57 Cannifton Road, Belleville, Ontario. The dairies are listed at this address in the 1949 Vernon's directory of Belleville.

Alpha Dairies Ltd.

Arthur Tufts collection

  • CA ON00156 2007-05
  • Collection
  • 1937-2000

Materials collected by Arthur Tufts (father of Marilyn Hughes), including:

  • Negative of a photograph of children and staff of Tweed Consolidated School, 1932-1933
  • Printed letter from Harold Walsh to the voters of East Hastings, 1 October 1937
  • 'A History of St. John's United Church, Tweed, Ontario 1957-1969' by Mrs C. R. Porritt, 1967
  • Printed photo directory of St. John's United Church, Tweed, Ontario, 2000
  • Printed 'seniority list' of names of 266 employees of Corby Distilleris Limited at 15 September 1974, with their date of starting work
  • Published history of 'Moira Lodge A.F. & A.M. No. 11 G.R.C. March 10th, 1801 to 1976' by H. S. Robbins
  • Published history 'Moira Lodge A.F. & A.M. No. 11 G.R.C. Bicentennial 1801-2001' by Paul Foster

Tufts, Arthur Herman

Belleville Chamber of Commerce 150th anniversary materials

  • CA ON00156 2014-16
  • Collection
  • 2014

Belleville Chamber of Commerce 150th anniversary membership directory; 'A Night to Remember' celebration program and invitation for event held at the Armouries in Belleville on 7 February 2014.

Belleville Chamber of Commerce

Belleville Chamber of Commerce records

  • Fonds
  • 1890 - 1969

The Belleville Chamber of Commerce fonds is composed of:

  • one file of correspondence including a press release, a ballot for the election for the 1968 election
  • one file containing two newsletters from 1956 and the last page of another newsletter from 1958.
  • one file of industrial brochures and promotional material containing three brochures circa 1953.
  • one file has annual reports from 1922, 1954, 1955, and 1956 in it, and a better service survey from 1953.
  • one file contains three guides about Belleville from 1950, three information guides for visitors to Belleville from 1961.
  • one file of directories and maps from 1949 to 1963.
  • two files containing "The Highlands of Hastings" travel brochures from 1940 to 1967, and a Quinte Isle tourist directory.
  • one file containing files from the "Jaycees," also known as the Belleville Junior Chamber of Commerce.
  • one file of material from the Belleville Board of Trade for Hastings County period in the organizations history.
  • one file containing ephemera pieces including a sign indicating membership and a menu.
  • one file contains various newspaper clippings.
  • series of scrapbooks dedicated to the Chamber of Commerce.

Belleville Chamber of Commerce

Belleville Harbour Commission records

  • Fonds
  • 1840-1961

This fonds comprises documents pertaining to the Belleville Harbour Commission. Folders contain: two copies of the By-Laws and Regulations of the Board of Harbour Commissioners and the amended Harbour Commissioners Act of 1889 from 1947 documents relating to the appointment of Harry Earle as a member of the Belleville Harbour Commission including the official certification from the Registrar General of Canada with the Great Seal of Canada impressed upon it
*newspaper clippings

There are also a number of volumes included in this fonds: volume containing documents relating to an account with the Mutual Insurance Company of the Victoria District, returns from the post of Belleville, and a series of timber licenses two volumes of the harbour's imports dating from 1879 to 1931 two volumes of exports dating from 1889 to 1935 two volumes of commodities dating from 1873 to 1930 cash book from the Belleville Harbour with dates ranging from 1891 to 1953 three volumes of account books with Canada and Dominion Sugar Company Limited, National Grocers Sugar Stock, Union Elevator, and St. Lawrence Sugar respectively

Belleville Harbour Commission

Bill Hunt display items on rum-runners

  • CA ON00156 2014-47
  • Collection
  • 2014

File of materials used in a display about rum-runners in the Quinte area, including reproductions of photographs and newspaper clippings on Ben Kerr and the Corby distillery.

Hunt, C. W. (Claude William)

Black Diamond Cheese and Belleville-Corbyville Rail line proposal

  • CA ON00156 2017-03
  • File
  • 1991-1994

Two files retrieved by Gerry Boyce from Thurlow Township materials destined for shredding in 2005:

  • File on Ault Foods' acquisition of Black Diamond Cheese, including a photograph of the factory and Labatt's annual report for 1991
  • 31 page proposal to restore 2.5 miles of railway line between College Street West in Belleville and the Corby Distillery in Corbyville, 1994

Township of Thurlow

Bogart family papers

  • Fonds
  • 1845-1900

This fonds contains eleven folders. The first folder consists of genealogy records, family records and ephemera. This folder contains: a list of the births and deaths of members of the Bickford family from 1795 to 1877; three lists regarding deaths of Bogart family members David D. and Emma Virginia; the marriage certificate of David D. Bogart and Harriet Bickford from 1845 in Oswego, New York; hair samples of David D. Bogart, Harriet A. Bogart, and Emma V. Bogart; Harriet Bogart's account book with the Bank of Montreal; religious ephemera; and one unattributable piece of paper.

The second folder contains correspondence from 1868 to 1898. The addressed parties in these letters are: David D. Bogart, Harriet A. Bogart, W.D. Smith, J. Bickford, M.W. Forward, A.J. [Northrupe], John Bell, A.L. Bogart, Alexander Robertson, C.W. Bell, Alexander Robinson, [M.D.] Smith, E. Guss Porter, R. Richardson, W.R. Richardson, [G.] Mollison, and Y.B. Couch.

The third folder contains property records. It consists of: of a mortgage with dower and power of sale between John Canniff Phillips and Albert L. Smith; an indenture of bargain and sale between John Canniff Phillips and Anna Cornelia Phillips; a deed of land between Hester Morden and D.D. Bogart; a deed from the Oswego Rural Cemetery Association to Warren D. Smith and Harriet A. Bogart; six copies of the notice of exercising the power of sale between Harriet Bogart and William Henry Melburn; the original and a copy of a re-mortgage between [W.H.] Melburn and [Nancy] Garrison; a bill of costs for the power of sale from Harriet Bogart to Sexsmith; and a slip indicating a mortgage between Harriet Bogart and Wallace.

The fourth folder contains insurance information. Included in this folder are receipts and policies between Harriet Bogart and the Royal Insurance Company, a receipt from The Liverpool London Globe Insurance Company to Harriet Bogart after a sum was payed by J. Wallace, and a slip indicating that a new roof was put on a property that Harriet Bogart owned from T.C. Lazier to the Royal Insurance Company.

Folder five contains legal papers and records relating to various estates. It includes: a description of the results and potential penalties from an unknown case from 1876; a receipt issued from J.H. Mitchell indicating that an account had been settled after the death of D.D. Bogart in 1878; a receipt from the Riverside Cemetery in New York from Edwin Bell; a receipt from a settled account after the purchase of a monument and a headstone at Riverside Cemetery, Oswego, New York; the estate of the William [Winsby]; two receipts from the Oswego Rural Cemetery Association indicating that an account had been paid regarding the upkeep and maintenance of the Bogart and Smith burials; and a bill of costs relating to the estate of Harriet A. Bogart.

The sixth folder contains Bogart family stock information. It includes information relating to D.D. Bogart's stock holdings with the Grand Junction Railroad. Folders seven, eight, and nine contain numerous receipts from merchants and vendors including those in Belleville, Oswego, New York, and elsewhere.

The tenth folder contains papers relating to an 1874 Sheriff's sale of D.D. Bogart's goods. The twelfth folder contains two copies of an article from the Thursday, January 13 edition of the Daily Intelligencer recounting the experiences of A.L. Bogart in the city of Belleville. The folder also contains two copies of an article written by Billa Flint to the Daily Intelligencer disputing the claims of Bogart on January 17, 1881.

Bogart (family)

Canada Optical Company collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.10
  • Collection
  • 1947-1993

Collection of materials relating to the Canada Optical Company in Deseronto, Ontario, including:

  • Typescript catalogue of glasses frames, 1947
  • Postcard with drawing of outside of plant, c.1950
  • Visitor book with Polaroid photographs of visitors, 1969-1974
  • Photograph album of staff events and activities, c.1975-1990
  • Magazine and newspaper articles about the company, 1980-1993
  • Product information sheets, 1980s
  • Employee benefits book, 1986

The materials were collected by Don Simpson, former general manager of the Deseronto plant.

Canada Optical Company

Cheques from the Island Creamery

  • CA ON00156 2014-56
  • Collection
  • 1898

Twenty cancelled cheques drawn on the Island Creamery account with the Dominion Bank of Belleville, Ontario, dated from January to February 1898 and signed by James R. Anderson, President.

Island Creamery

Corby's Distilleries promotional materials

  • CA ON00156 2014-58
  • Collection
  • c.1970-1990

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

Corby's Distilleries

Day books of John McKeown, shoe seller

  • CA ON00156 2018-108
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1917

Day books of sales made by John McKeown's boot and shoe business on Front Street in Belleville, listing customers' names and items purchased. There are four volumes covering the following dates:
1) July 1878 - April 1882
2) April 1882 - December 1884
3) May 1894 - August 1900
4) April 1912 - October 1917

A fifth volume contains an alphabetical index to customers' names.

McKeown, John

Deseronto Archives photographic collection

  • Collection
  • 1860-

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.

Deseronto Town Hall photograph collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.13
  • Collection
  • 1970s-2011

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.

Digital copies of Bishop's Seeds catalogues

  • CA ON00156 2018-086
  • Series
  • 1950, 1965

Digital copies of Bishop's Seeds catalogues from 1950 and 1965, made from originals held by the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington, Ontario. The Royal Botanical Gardens also holds catalogues for 1951, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1971 ,1974, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 in their collection.

Bishop's Seeds

Don Kellaway collection

  • CA ON00156 2019-046
  • Collection
  • 1865-c.1877

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].

Don Kellaway collection of plans

  • CA ON00156 2019-011
  • Collection
  • 1954-2003

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

Kellaway, Don

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