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A. McLean Haig records

  • Fonds
  • 1903-1975

This fonds contains 22 folders. It consists of A. McLean Haig's biographical data which includes a brief summary of his life. The second folder contains his incoming correspondence which includes letters from: Assistant Deputy Minister of national Defence James A. Sharpe; a copy of a letter forwarded to Haig from C.C. Wimperly of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs to Mr. A.B. Sprague; two letters between Wimperly and Haig, one with statistics concerning Northumberland and Durham Counties, the communities of Campbellford and Seymour, and the former District of Newcastle; one from A.R. Wilson, the Belleville Superintendent of the Canadian National Railway; one telegram and one business card congratulating Mayor Haig on his election in 1962 from Quebec Premiere Jean Lesage – in the telegram, it is interesting to note that Lesage is spelled Lesarge; a letter from Trans-Canada Air Lines and Air Canada Vice President Howard Cotterell with a small picture sent from Cotterell to Haig from the air carrier's annual report; a letter from CNR Rideau Manager Keith Hunt that had a piece of the rail-track from Pinnacle Street in Belleville enclosed with it after the line had been pulled from the ground in 1964; and three Christmas cards received from constituents.

The are also pieces of Haig's outgoing correspondence including: four pieces of correspondence to CNR the St. Lawrence Region Vice President, W.H. Kyle and Belleville Superintendent A.R. Wilson respectively; and a letter thanking Premiere Lesage – again spelled Lesarge, for his congratulations on winning the 1962 Belleville municipal election.

There is a folder of his municipal papers consisting of: newspaper clippings; a press release from Postmaster M.A. Murray; a program from the opening of the new wing of the Belleville General Hospital in 1956; and a report on major accomplishments achieved by the Haig administration between 1960 and 1963 prepared by City Manager J.R. Reynolds. Additional folders in this fonds include: one folder of federal government papers, nine folders containing copies of his addresses and speeches; one folder of speeches given by other people that the Mayor kept; a folder with copies of the report of the Willmott Royal Commission which looked into the McFarlands hockey team scandal and the City Auditor's report of 1959; one folder of military related documents; one folder with items pertaining to the history of Belleville and Thurlow; a file with printed jokes and other items that Haig found humourous; one folder labeled miscellaneous by the original record keeper; and two volumes of scrapbooks.

Haig, A. McLean

Argue family records

  • CA ON00156 2013-44
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1980

The fonds consists of 2 boxes of textual records and graphic material about the Argue family of Belleville, Ontario. The fonds consists of the following series: financial matters, brochures/programs, letters, newspaper articles, photos and misc. (phone book, souvenir books, sketches, notes and recipe book). Also includes an 1878 edition of the Belden's Historical Atlas for Hastings and Prince Edward (front cover missing, poor condition) and a copy of 'Picturesque Canada', 1882.

Argue (family)

Blackburn family papers

  • CA ON00156 2011-13
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1930

Collection contains:
1) Twelve letters from Nicholas Wood Blackburn to his future wife, Fannie Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Bateman and one from Lizzie to Nicholas, 1901-1902. Letters from Nicholas were written from Marmora, Blairton, Rat Portage [Kenora], Macdonald (Manitoba), Millbridge, Coe Hill Mines, L'Amable Station, and Turriff.
2) Colour photocopy of certificate of marriage of Nicholas Wood Blackburn and Fannie E. Bateman, 25 March1903
3) Last will and testament of Nicholas Wood Blackburn of Madoc Township, 1918
4) Photocopied diary entries of Lizzie Blackburn at the time of Nicholas's last illness, 1929-1930
5) Photocopy of a letter from the nurse who tended Nicholas Blackburn before his death, 1 January 1930

Blackburn, Nicholas Wood

Bogart family papers

  • Fonds
  • 1845-1900

This fonds contains eleven folders. The first folder consists of genealogy records, family records and ephemera. This folder contains: a list of the births and deaths of members of the Bickford family from 1795 to 1877; three lists regarding deaths of Bogart family members David D. and Emma Virginia; the marriage certificate of David D. Bogart and Harriet Bickford from 1845 in Oswego, New York; hair samples of David D. Bogart, Harriet A. Bogart, and Emma V. Bogart; Harriet Bogart's account book with the Bank of Montreal; religious ephemera; and one unattributable piece of paper.

The second folder contains correspondence from 1868 to 1898. The addressed parties in these letters are: David D. Bogart, Harriet A. Bogart, W.D. Smith, J. Bickford, M.W. Forward, A.J. [Northrupe], John Bell, A.L. Bogart, Alexander Robertson, C.W. Bell, Alexander Robinson, [M.D.] Smith, E. Guss Porter, R. Richardson, W.R. Richardson, [G.] Mollison, and Y.B. Couch.

The third folder contains property records. It consists of: of a mortgage with dower and power of sale between John Canniff Phillips and Albert L. Smith; an indenture of bargain and sale between John Canniff Phillips and Anna Cornelia Phillips; a deed of land between Hester Morden and D.D. Bogart; a deed from the Oswego Rural Cemetery Association to Warren D. Smith and Harriet A. Bogart; six copies of the notice of exercising the power of sale between Harriet Bogart and William Henry Melburn; the original and a copy of a re-mortgage between [W.H.] Melburn and [Nancy] Garrison; a bill of costs for the power of sale from Harriet Bogart to Sexsmith; and a slip indicating a mortgage between Harriet Bogart and Wallace.

The fourth folder contains insurance information. Included in this folder are receipts and policies between Harriet Bogart and the Royal Insurance Company, a receipt from The Liverpool London Globe Insurance Company to Harriet Bogart after a sum was payed by J. Wallace, and a slip indicating that a new roof was put on a property that Harriet Bogart owned from T.C. Lazier to the Royal Insurance Company.

Folder five contains legal papers and records relating to various estates. It includes: a description of the results and potential penalties from an unknown case from 1876; a receipt issued from J.H. Mitchell indicating that an account had been settled after the death of D.D. Bogart in 1878; a receipt from the Riverside Cemetery in New York from Edwin Bell; a receipt from a settled account after the purchase of a monument and a headstone at Riverside Cemetery, Oswego, New York; the estate of the William [Winsby]; two receipts from the Oswego Rural Cemetery Association indicating that an account had been paid regarding the upkeep and maintenance of the Bogart and Smith burials; and a bill of costs relating to the estate of Harriet A. Bogart.

The sixth folder contains Bogart family stock information. It includes information relating to D.D. Bogart's stock holdings with the Grand Junction Railroad. Folders seven, eight, and nine contain numerous receipts from merchants and vendors including those in Belleville, Oswego, New York, and elsewhere.

The tenth folder contains papers relating to an 1874 Sheriff's sale of D.D. Bogart's goods. The twelfth folder contains two copies of an article from the Thursday, January 13 edition of the Daily Intelligencer recounting the experiences of A.L. Bogart in the city of Belleville. The folder also contains two copies of an article written by Billa Flint to the Daily Intelligencer disputing the claims of Bogart on January 17, 1881.

Bogart (family)

Donald Boyle family research

  • CA ON00156 2019-092
  • Fonds
  • c.1860-2016

Family history research notes and photographs relating to the Boyle family of Belleville, Ontario, and their Alford, Armstrong, Blakely, Cooke, Corbett, Doolittle, Magarrell, Merriam, Rainbow and Thompson ancestors. Also includes a file on Walter George Bean, a home child from Kent, England. Electronic files contain Boyle family history information and family trees.

Box 1: Armstrong family, photos of tombstones
Box 2: Cooke, Corbett, Magarrell families
Box 3: Walter George Bean, Blakely, Corbett, Doolittle/Merriam, Thompson/Rainbow
Box 4: family photographs and reproductions of photographs

Boyle, Donald James

Earl Wheeler records

  • Fonds
  • 1913-1920

Fonds consists of records pertaining to Earl Gilbert Wheeler of the 13th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary Force. The folders are composed of personal letters to Gunner Wheeler's friends and family written while he was stationed at various posts throughout World War I. It also includes financial documents, educational certificates and other professional and personal papers. In addition to these records, documents containing correspondence about his injury, the search for his whereabouts, as well as his death certificate.

Wheeler, Earl

Fink family photographs

  • Fonds
  • 1900-1930

Fonds consists of 6 albums of family photographs.

Fink (family)

Genealogies of the Chambers and Glenn families

  • CA ON00156 2019-051
  • Fonds
  • 2011, 2018

Printed and bound genealogies of the Chambers family of Hastings County and the Glenn family of Prince Edward County, compiled and published by Dr. Agnes (Chambers) Glenn.

Glenn, Agnes Marie

Hall family fonds

  • CA ON00156 DA HALL
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1965

Fonds comprises photographs, correspondence and printed materials relating to the activities of members of the Hall family of Deseronto, particularly Flossie Hall (later Flossie Chalmers).

Hall (family)

Leona Riggs records

  • CA ON00156 MG 2
  • Fonds
  • 1822-1994

The collection consists of financial papers, genealogy books, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, postcards, business cards, music books, horoscope, poll book, address books, ledgers, notebooks, birthday cards, letters, photos/photo album, cartoons, highschool entrance exam, recipe book, stamp book, programs/brochures/concerts, dance cards, yearbooks, certificates, reciepts, invitations, membership cards and text book/teaching book.

Riggs, Leona

Lois Walkling research papers

  • CA ON00156 MG 638
  • Fonds
  • c. 1980-1993

Research notes by Lois Walkling on the Wilmot and Turner families of Sidney township, Hastings County, Ontario. Includes notes on Sidney township cemeteries and copies of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario (Quinte Branch) walking tours.

Walkling, Lois Margaret

Mary Greig records

  • CA ON00156 MG 637
  • Fonds
  • 1851-1993

Fonds includes legal papers, photographs, correspondence of Mary Greig's mother, Lily Moult (née Wilson) and school yearbooks for Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School from 1931 to 1941.

Greig, Mary

Miles family correspondence

  • CA ON00156 2013-43
  • Fonds
  • 1916-2012

The fonds consists of 48 letters written during World War I, transcriptions of the letters, 1 CD and a book titled 'Just a Few Lines: A Memoir of William Thomas Miles from the Great War, 1916-1919'. The book is written by Thomas N. Miles and William J. Miles, Will Miles' sons and is based on this collection of letters. 47 of the letters are from Will Miles to his mother and 1 is from his cousin Maud to Will Miles. The letters are written between Sept. 30, 1916 and Feb. 18, 1919. Most of the letters are sent from France with a few of them sent from England, Barriefield Camp and Bramshott Camp. The letters discuss Will Miles' day to day life being a soldier during WWI, Flanders mud, lice, hunger and poison gas, meeting girls, complaining of the the food he eats, people being injured or sick, himself being injured, the weather, thanks for receiving parcels, running into old friends and looking forward to coming home in 1918.

Miles, William Thomas

Morrison family records

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1914

The fonds contains 12 postcards with images of various locations throughout Ontario, mailed to members of the Morrison family in Tweed, Ontario.

Morrison (family)

Philip Etter records

  • CA ON00156 2012-12
  • Fonds
  • 1935-2012

Photographs from World War Two, Philip Etter's identification cards, literature on the navy and military, correspondence with the Canadian Merchant Navy Veterans Association, newspaper articles, newspapers from World War Two, House of Commons releases, the journal "The Red Duster".

Etter, Philip Herbert

Ponton family records

  • CA ON00156 Fonds 10
  • Fonds
  • 1809-1965

The fonds consists of 10 boxes of textual and graphic material about the Hutton-Ponton family. The fonds is organized chronologically by the following categories: Military and Civilian. The fonds consists of the following categories:
Boxes 1-3 files 1-26 (1879-1916 15th Battalion Argyll Light Infantry- correspondence: telegrams, financial/inspection reports, inventory lists, medal applications, order books, sergeant's mess meeting minutes, service rolls and how the infantry was named)
Boxes 3-5 files 27-46 (1896-1903 Belleville Rifle Range, 1896-1900 Bicycle Corps, 1900 Canadian Patriotic Fund, Deseronto Militia Company, Militia Headquarters-Ottawa: 1895-1906 discharge and pension documents, 49th Hastings Rifles Battalion order book, 1879-1917 infantry tests and military schools: applications, notebook of notes about Toronto School of Musketry, invitations to various events, letters, documents, militia orders and newspaper articles)
Box 5 files 46-53 (empty envelopes, documents about Queen Victoria's Jubilee, The Red Cross: booklet, The School for the Deaf: letters, the South African War: letters, applications and militia orders, World War 1 and "Wrinkles": letters and wall posters, pamphlets and newspaper clippings)
Box 6 files 54-64 (family papers: certificates, letters, notebook, family history:Hutton/Putton house, wills, estate matters and journal/travel/address book)
Boxes 6-7 files 65-76 (family accounts from 1869-1903)
Box 7 files 77-90A (Belleville Industrial Committee: minutes from meetings, letters, newspaper clippings and various documents about opening different factories in Belleville)
Boxes 7-8 files 91-101-2 (Land and Estate Papers: grants, deeds of land and mortgages and sale of part of a cricket field)
Box 9 files 102-106 (Legal papers: daily journal and legal documents)
Boxes 9-10 files 107-112-4 (Programs and invitations to various programs and events)
Box 10 files 113-117-2 (misc correspondence and newspaper clippings: letters, certificate, and notes)
Box 10 files 118-127 (misc business and other items: reports, letterheads, advertisements, postcards and brochures)
3 red books (The Quarterly Militia List:1897-1900)
small reddish brown book (Infantry Drill by Authority-1889)
2nd larger reddish brown book (Field Artillery Training-1914)
greyish book (The Militia Lists-1886)

Ponton (family)

Rodney Green collection

  • CA ON00156 2015-12
  • Fonds
  • 1890 - 1938

Wedding invitations, death announcements, sympathy cards and letters, a memorial record, graduation invitation, certificate of confirmation, baby gram and family reunion invitation for members of the Green, Sadler and Sine families of Belleville, Frankford and Rawdon, Ontario. Other family names included are: Orr, Zwick, Tucker, Welty, Wood, Sarles, Gibson, Heagle, Utman, Bailey, Carnegie, Harrison, Fanning, Caverly, Coutts, Brooks, Morphy, Ford, Bell, Murphy, Farrell, Smith, Bell, Badgley, Telford, Morris and Wirley.

Ruttan family records

  • CA ON00156 2013-42
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1920

The fonds consists of 3 boxes of textual records and graphic material about the Ruttan family and Maud Ruttan Way (1889-1952) of Wooler, Ontario, in particular. Includes; diaries, photos, memorial cards, letters, Albert College items, and financial letters.

Ruttan (family)

Smith family photographs

  • CA ON00156 2014-49
  • Fonds
  • 1872-2000

The fonds consists of 633 photographs, 23 negatives, letters, sympathy cards, business cards, newspaper clippings, genealogy and family history and a few business papers belonging to the Smith family, primarily Frank Smith of Madoc. The photographs found in this fonds mainly depict the area around Madoc, with some from Bancroft, Maynooth and other places in Hastings County. A large number of the photographs were taken on vacation or while travelling through Canada and the United States. The photographs were taken in Florida, Atlantic City, Pittsburgh, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Healy Falls, Shaw Falls, Coppercliffe, Ottawa, Port Carling, Gaspe, Napanee, Madoc, Bancroft, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick. There are 3 letters from Henry and Eliza Smith between 1872 and 1874. A birth certificate for Frank Smith, news clippings on the Smith and McCaw families and events in Madoc. There are family trees and other genealogical information connecting the Smith, McCaw and other families. The families primarily depicted in the photographs are the Smith family, McCaw family, Swayne family and Cassidy family. Many of the photographs have names and places written on the back of them. Other people mentioned on the photographs include: Jean Phillips Thompson, Mary Smith Barton, Aunt Vera, Muriel Smith, George Wright, Hugh Pepper, Frank Smith, Frank and Jane Packer Ingersoll, Elizabeth Baker, Martin Porter, Kay Seaton, Helen Whycock, Bessie Woods, Tom Ross, Jack and Ann Yonkers.

Smith (family)

Terry Forin collection

  • CA ON00156 TF
  • Fonds
  • 1600s-2010

Geneological records, letters, wills, birth and death announcements, cards, hand written notes, memoirs, photographs publications involving family history and research. Ranges across Canada, the eastern portion of the United States and parts of Great Britain. Family names covered include; Forin, Freeland, seymour, Mcnaughton, Plunkett, Eymondson, Mate, Olafson, Einarsdottier, Halldorrson, Grimes, Lock, Huntley, Roper, More, Rooks, Slee, Keeler, Fell, Lazier, Casey, Roblin, van Blaricum, Niles, Mathews, Ricketson, Haight, Canniff, Gilchrist, Dorland, Strong, Ingersol, Campbell, Dewolf, Ponton, Jacox, Dunne, Reid, Soule, Dennis, Fair, Fowler, Pound, Barker, Franklin, Sharp, Ewing, Judge, Powers, William, Gillet, King, Brownson, Loomis, Peard, Judd, and Turner.

Forin, Terence

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