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
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 includes three files: 1) Six early 20th century photographs of women, one identified as Ethel Shampagne of Peterborough, 1902; news clipping about the death of Dr. Sam Cronk in March 1974 2) Federation of Women Teachers' Associations of Ontario application and salary scale; 34 postcards of Belleville, Sandbanks, Foxboro, Stirling; one postcard of Olga Nethersole 3) 'Elevator' BCIVS publication, 1947-1948; Publication on the centennial of Bethany School (S.S. #7) in Thurlow, 1964; Programme for dinner at the Ramada Inn for Corby's Distilleries retirees, 1992
Photograph of unidentified woman taken by Forrest & Lozo of Belleville, c.1870
Postcard with aerial photograph of W. Elmer Tufts' farm in Halloway, Ontario
Front page of The Intelligencer with an article on Corby's Distillery, 24 Nov 1966
Order of service for Remembrance Day Ceremony at Tyendinaga Township, with list of veterans, 11 Nov 2001
Order of service for 175th anniversary of St. Michael the Archangel church in Belleville, 3 Oct 2004
Materials for the memorial service for Bernice Parrot, 10 Oct 2009
Notes on the Broom Gang (Rink Rats) of the Belleville Memorial Arena, researched by Richard Hughes in June 2012
Materials for the 50th Reunion Celebration of Nicholson Catholic College in Belleville, May 2010
Blank forms, including Royal Military College of Canada passes; Canadian National Telegraphs Cablegram and Telegraph; C.O.D. envelopes; Merchandise Receipt Book for Canadian National Railway Company Express Service
Three photographs, formerly in the possession of Thelma Joyce: 1) Students and staff of Deseronto High School, 1927-1928, taken by E. J. Powell of Hamilton [photograph has names on reverse] 2) Members of the United Empire Loyalist Pageant in Deseronto, 1929, taken by Marrison of Kingston 3) Students and staff of Napanee Collegiate Institute and Vocational School, 1930-1931, taken by E. J. Powell of Hamilton
Two notebooks relating to teacher-training, compiled by Mabel Anna Fleming, c. 1912, including two sheets of "teacher's prayers".
Three photographs of:
Four men and three horses harvesting wheat on the fourth concession of Sidney township "Wheat won an award", c. 1910
A man and several horses with timber "John Williamson (owner) at mill Stockdale", c. 1920 *A man on a path with boys in the background "R. B. Shaw, 1930" "Bobby Shaw Millbrook, Ont. High School Teacher in Frankford for 3 years", 1930