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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

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.

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

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 .

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.

Materials related to Farley Mowat

  • CA ON00156 2013-19/2
  • File
  • 2013

Collection includes correspondence between Donna Fano and Claire Mowat about the circumstances in which Alice was donated to the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf. Includes a photograph of Farley and Claire Mowat. Also includes 51 digital images taken at an event in Belleville Public Library on 27 June 2013 at which a caricature of Mowat by Susan Moshynski was presented to the library by John Lowry.

Newspaper clippings about Sheila Turnbull

  • CA ON00156 2018-103
  • File
  • April 2007

Newspaper articles from the Intelligencer and The Pioneer on the death of Sheila Turnbull, a long-serving volunteer with Bridge Street United Church who was actively involved in developing programs to help people in need.

Promotional materials relating to the Unlock the Archives Capital Campaign

  • CA ON00156 2011-54
  • File
  • 2011

Materials relating to the Hastings County Historical Society's fundraising campaign to build an archives facility in Belleville, Ontario. Includes an 'Unlock the Archives!' flyer, press release, and introductory words by Peter C. Newman

Hastings County Historical Society

Transcript of the diary of Constable John McCrodan, Belleville Police

  • CA ON00156 2016-97
  • File
  • 1869-1870

Typescript transcription of the diary of Constable John McCrodan of Belleville Police, Belleville, Ontario from August 1869 to March 1870. The original diary is in the possession of Mrs Cathy Atkinson, a descendant of McCrodan. It was transcribed by Lindi Pierce in 2016.

McCrodan, John

Wilfred French collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2016.02
  • File
  • 1900-1985

Collection comprises:
1) Metal luggage tag “Deseronto Nav. Co. Ltd. Local 60”, c.1900
2) Fairbairn portrait of a group of young women, c.1900
3) Photograph of uniformed members of a Citizen's band (possibly the Napanee Citizen's Band), c.1900
4) Photo of Gibbards’ employees, Napanee (includes Wilfred French and his son), 1985

Fairbairn, James