Collection includes published annual reports of Deseronto Methodist Church for 1902, 1912, 1923 and 1924; souvenir booklet of the Methodist Church, 1911-1912; typewritten history of the Deseronto United Church from the 1860s up to 1976 (apparently extracted from minutes of the Board); newspaper clippings relating to church members and ministers, 1960s; a few photographs of church members, 1960s; printed orders of service 1970s-1980. Also includes a blank contract agreement between public school trustees and a teacher from the 1890s.
Photograph of nine students and the Principal of Belleville High School. Names are: Fanny Curry (Finkle), Myrtle Peck, Annie Campbell, Stan Barber, Ruth Sinclair, Jack Milne, Lillian Armstrong, P. C. [Peter Crawford] MacLaurin (Principal), Irene Bartlett (Trumpour), Marguerite Roberts.
Poster with photographs of 11 men from the Ontario School for the Deaf who served in the First and Second World Wars. The men are: Howard Joshua Lloyd, Thomas Edgar Noble, Henry Lloyd Ingram, William Stanley Nurse, Malcolm Wesley Parks, Thomas Alfred Pratt (First World War) and John Wesley Hodgson, Leaworthy Ellis Morrison, James Addison Rickaby, Andrew Carson Stratton, Robert Harold Vaughan (Second World War).
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
File contains a piece of paper with a drawing of a women on a bicycle on it, the paper had Belleville Business College letterhead; there is also a notebook with records of students attending the Ontario Business College from 1872-1882; the back of the book contains newspaper clippings featuring Ontario Commercial College.
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,
This file contains a number of student essays written in the 1960s. Subjects are: The Founder of Belleville, The History of Shannonville (by Betty Ann Portt, which includes photographs), The History of Melrose and The Village of Salem.
This file contains an original Certificate of Honor issued to Keith Garbutt who won the greatest number of points in School Township of Thurlow at the Thurlow Rural School Fair held at Cannifton on 17-September-1925. Awarded by the Ontario Department of Agriculture.