Photograph of a ‘Quinte Fuel Co.’ promotional miniature coal scuttle. The company was listed in the Deseronto telephone directory in 1919 (with the telephone number 44, as on the scuttle). It was still in existence in the 1970s.
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: 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
This fonds is composed of folders of records containing documents relating to the Ontario Business College:
correspondence including letters between: F.C.A. Johnson and E.H. Best; a Miss Nightingale and Michael J. Finnegan; and Miss Nightingale and Fred Jarrett
publications containing programs, pamphlets, and catalogues
items donated by Principal I. L. Moore such as a catalogue, an advertisement, a cheque to the school from the Farthey family from Johannesburg, South Africa from the Bank of Africa, and a scholarship granted to Adam Johnson
the college's rules and regulations, a legal document discussing the trial over the name of the Belleville Business College between that school and the Ontario Business College, and one invoice book from the Business Department
ephemera file containing three student records from Geoff Reeves, Maud Reeves, and Howard Frost respectively, as well as a coupon and a copy of the school song,
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
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
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
The fonds consists of two books plus banking records and statements, invoices, a postcard, phone bills and two flyers. Book 1 is an account ledger with name index spanning from 1932-1940. Book 2 is a notebook from 19 March 1940- 18 Sept. 1944. Other records include a statement from Sept. 21, 1936 plus 10 pages from an accounts ledger, no date, possibly recording household goods sold from the Pitman's store; two Canadian Bank of Commerce vinyl folders; seven "Long Distance Service" phone bill statements; two receipts; four loose pages from a petty accounts book; two envelopes; card from "Tuck" to Mrs. J. Churchill, no date; two flyers, one from "Charlinore Kennels" and one from "Director of Annuities".
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
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].
Reproduction of photograph taken on the waterfront of the Moira River/Bay of Quinte, in Belleville, Ontario, showing a steamship tied up to the wharf of the Schuster Company and looking north. The tower of City Hall is visible in the distance.
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
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.
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.