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Florrie Sexsmith columns for Deseronto Post

  • CA ON00156 DA 2009.24
  • File
  • 1949-1951

Florrie Sexsmith earned $1.00 per week by writing a column for the Deseronto Post newspaper. They include advice, history lessons, decorating tips, travelogues and recipes.

Sexsmith, Florrie

Ken Melhoff collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2009.05
  • File
  • c.1944-1946

Five copies of photographs showing Louise Fitchett's house in Deseronto and Ken Melhoff as a young boy, c.1944-1946. Photocopy of an article from Our Canada magazine by Carolyn Lori about Joseph Laverture of Green Street, Deseronto, and his miniature cannons. Lavature was at one time the projectionist at Naylor's theatre in Deseronto.

Marilyn Cole collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2008.11
  • Collection
  • 1898-1985

Collection comprises:

  1. The Tribune, Dec 2 1898, report on death of F. S. Rathbun [very fragile]
  2. The Tribune, Nov 27, 1903, report on death of E. W. Rathbun [torn and defaced with blue crayon]
  3. Copy of Town of Deseronto deed granting the Long Dock and Ottawa Dock at Mill Street to the Deseronto Boating, Gun and Rod Club, Sep 26, 1957, with rough sketch of property
  4. Summary of 1966 census of individuals in Deseronto, by age
  5. Napanee Beaver, Nov 30 1966 (coverage of elections and death of Wilfred Hill, 47)
  6. Napanee Beaver, Dec 7 1966 (coverage of election of Dorothy McCullough, first woman councillor in Deseronto)
  7. Napanee Beaver, Jun 7 1967 (photo of Muriel Andrew’s painting of the ferry and bridge, on display in Deseronto Public Library, with Mrs Barney Thompson, Mrs Blake Moore and Mrs Jean Griffiths)
  8. 1967 Special Centennial supplement [toNapanee Beaver?] on the history of Deseronto
  9. ‘Centennial News’ vacation issue by Lake Ontario Development Council, covering ‘7 Holiday Regions’, 1967, 12pp.
  10. Napanee Beaver, Jan 10 1968 (includes details of Deseronto Council committees)
  11. Printed 1968 Deseronto Voters’ List
  12. Napanee Beaver report on Naylor’s Theatre, Apr 28 1971, 1p.
  13. The Quinte Scanner, Jun 16 1971, 100th birthday Deseronto special edition
  14. The Intelligencer, Nov 9 1982 (report on Roger Cole’s election as Mayor of Deseronto)
  15. Napanee Beaver, May 11 1983, report on Camps Mohawk and Rathbun, using information from J. Allan Smith, with photos
  16. Napanee Beaver supplement, 1983, based on 1967 version, published for Summer Parade in Deseronto
  17. Napanee Beaver, Dec 18 1985, including articles on Denny Tompkins’s plans as Mayor of Deseronto and article on Liva Grass of Tyendinaga, who campaigned for non-status Indians to regain their status

Cole, Marilyn

Claus family collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2007.08
  • Collection
  • c.1952-c.1963

Collection comprises:

  • Identity card of Ira Claus, aged 68, member of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte [c.1952]
  • ‘In Memoriam’ book (supplied by White Funeral Home, Deseronto) for Ira Alfred Claus, died Mar 18, 1957, aged 73, Brant St., Deseronto, includes names of the bearers and visitors
  • Particulars of War Veteran’s Allowance payable to Bertha Claus, widow of Ira, from Mar 19, 1958
  • Statement of contents insurance coverage of Bertha Claus, Thomas Street, Deseronto, with the John S. White Insurance Agency, Deseronto, Feb 11, 1959
  • ‘Souvenir Booklet published by the 1960-1961 Council of Tyendinaga Indian Reserve, Deseronto, Ontario, Canada’ [1961], front page torn
  • Photograph of boy’s hockey team, sponsored by Sam’s Aluminum [after 1963]

Issues of the Post Express newspaper

  • CA ON00156 DA 2007.06
  • File
  • 1965

Four 1965 issues of The Post Express (Napanee and Deseronto), June 16 (2 copies), June 23, July 28 .

Deseronto Public Library records

  • CA ON00156 DA DPL
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1970
  • Library minute books, 1885-1950

  • Library catalogue, 1895

  • Library statistics, 1902-1911

  • Library cash book, 1907-1919

  • Library cash book, 1920-1955

  • Library rolls (patrons and reference numbers of books borrowed), 1909, 1910 and 1911-12

  • Library books issued, March-October 1921

  • Library books issued, November 1921-December 1924

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1951-1954

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1954-1957

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1957-1960

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1960-1963

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1964-1966

  • Library scrapbook, 1964-1970

Deseronto Public Library

Herbert 'Burt' Rathbun glass negatives

  • CA ON00156 DA HBR
  • Series
  • c.1890-1897

A group of glass negatives associated with Herbert 'Burt' Rathbun (1861-1897) and his family.

Rathbun, Herbert

Photographs transferred from Deseronto Town Hall

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

Photographs found in Deseronto Town Hall, dating from the 1970s to 2011, depicting a variety of Town events. They include a set of aerial photographs from the 1980s (some duplicates), photographs of Centennial and Rathbun Memorial Park, the opening of the Deseronto Public Library in its 358 Main Street location in 2001, the 2010 Olympic Flame run in Deseronto, an Easter Parade from the early 2000s, a Santa Parade, the OPP handover (2007?), interior of the Home Hardware store in the Baker Block, 1989 100th Anniversary celebrations, 2002 New Year’s Levee, the O’Connor House before demolition.

Some were taken by Tom Usher (donated by Irene Usher), others are of unknown provenance: probably taken by Town staff.

Town of Deseronto

Digital copies of photographs from Bev Boomhour

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.06
  • File
  • 1956-1982

Photographs:
1) Bev and Vern Boomhour on their wedding day, 28 July 1956
2-10) Quinte Classic boat races in Deseronto in 1980
11) Dignitaries at the entrance to Deseronto Town Hall for the Terry Fox Run in 1982

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
  • 14 colour photographs of people and equipment at the plant, 1980s

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

Canada Optical Company

Lawlor family collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.15
  • Collection
  • 1960s-2014
  1. 89 digtial scans of materials relating to Ralph Lawlor’s time in the Deseronto Fire Department and as Chair of the Deseronto Public Utilities Commission, 1960s–2014.
  2. Photocopies of newspaper articles featuring Deseronto history/postcards.

File of research materials relating to First Nations in Eastern Ontario

  • CA ON00156 2016-100
  • File
  • 2016

Outline of Professor Donald B. Smith's forthcoming book The Blind Spot: Canada and the "Indians" in Canada's First Century. A Study of non-Indigenous Canadians' perspectives on the First Nations from 1867 to the White Paper of 1969, with copies of some research materials including:

  • 'The Indian in "the Great" Canadian Society: A Newspaper Series on People of Tyendinaga': series of articles in the Kingston Whig Standard, February 22nd to 27th, 1965
  • 'As A Teacher On The Reserve She Came To Know The Indians': photocopied article from the Napanee Beaver of October 12th, 1966 by Celia File

Smith, Donald B.

Quinte Scanner newspaper

  • Fonds
  • 1968-1982

The Quinte Scanner was a newspaper published in Deseronto, Ontario, between 1968 and 1981.

Mohawk Nation Drummer

  • Fonds
  • 1997-2010

The Mohawk Nation Drummer was a newspaper published in the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.

Howard family collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.10
  • Collection
  • 1905-1976

1) Order of Service for the inauguration of the Foresters’ Orphanage on Foresters' Island, Deseronto, August 5, 1905
2) Scanned photograph of Herbert Joseph Howard (1864-1920), accountant at the Bank of Montreal, Deseronto between 1906/7-1920
3) Scanned photograph of Florence Ashworth, wife of John P. Ashworth, manager of the Bank of Montreal, Deseronto, 1903-1923 (c.1914)
4) Scanned photograph of John Brian Ashworth, son of John P. Ashworth, manager of the Bank of Montreal, Deseronto, 1903-1923 (c.1914)
5) ‘Souvenir and Programme’ of the 1929 Loyalist celebrations in Deseronto
6) Article on the history of the Layer Cake Hall in Bath, Ontario, by Muhammad Arif, Larry Pearson and Godfrey Spragge, September 1976

Topographical maps and Callaghan family scrapbook

  • CA ON00156 2020-011
  • Collection
  • 1970-1994

Collection of Canada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys maps of the Quinte region (1:25,000):
1) Topographical map 30N/15f of False Duck Islands (Prince Edward County), 1965
2) Topographical map 30N/14a of Gull Bar (Prince Edward County), 1965
3) Topographical map 31C/3d of Ameliasburgh (Prince Edward County), 1966
4) Topographical map 30N/15g,h of Main Duck Island (Prince Edward County), 1966
5) Topographical map 30N/14b of Point Petre (Prince Edward County), 1966
6) Topographical map 31C/3a of Glenora (Prince Edward County), 1966
7) Topographical map 31C/4g of Wooler, 1970
8) Topographical map 31C/3e of west Belleville, 1971
9) Topographical map 31C/3f of east Belleville, 1971
10) Topographical map 31C/3h of Deseronto, 1971
11) Topographical map 31C/2e of Napanee, 1971

12) Canadian Hydrographic Service nautical chart (1:30,000), of Belleville to Telegraph Narrows, with Belleville harbour inset, 1982

13) Scrapbook of newspaper clippings relating to members of the Callaghan and Kellaway family, including Chris Simboli, Thomas Callaghan, Kay Callaghan, Don Kellaway, Ellen Kellaway, Frank Maloney, Michael Callaghan, Theresa Kellaway and Jack Bradford, 1983-1994

Kellaway, Don

Kellaway family collection

  • CA ON00156 2019-123
  • Collection
  • 1863-c.2005

Materials collected by the Kellaway family.
Textual materials:
0) Photocopy of a letter written by Patrick Tighe from Virginia City, Nevada, on 3 January 1863
1) Printed Report of the County Valuators for Hastings County Council, 1866
2) Prospectus for Belleville Business College, c.1905
3) 'The Annual Announcement, Albert College, Belleville, Ontario', prospectus, 1913
4) '140 Years of Progress' U.E.L. souvenir, 1924
5) Program for 'The Girl in Red' musical comedy at the Empire Theatre, 9-11 July 1925
6) Share certificate for the Belleville Arena in the name of M. J. Callaghan, 1930
7) File containing folk songs collected from Tyendinaga Township by Bill Sipprell and Jim Downey in 1973
8) File of materials relating to a fur harvest and management course held in Napanee in 1982
9) 'Ellie Mae's Nifty Knits' volume of knitting patterns designed by Ellen Marie Kellaway (1961-2006), c.1992

Photographs:
10) View of south Front Street near the railway bridge, 1912
11) Photograph of children in confirmation clothes, c.1930
12) St. Mike's Regis Bowling League, April 1957
13) Boys in confirmation suits at the altar of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church in Belleville, Ontario, c.1970
14) & 15) Photographs of the stone building (former axe factory) at Station Street in Belleville, c.1980
16) People (including Theresa Kellaway) marching in a St. Patrick's Day parade on Front Street in Belleville, (published in Quinte Weekly News on 19 March 1991)
17) Group of people outside the Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School Building, c.2000

Kellaway, Don

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