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'Corbyville 1991'

  • CA ON00156 2015-06
  • Item
  • 1991

Booklet produced at the time of the closure of the Corbyville plant of Corby's Distilleries, containing a history of the Corbys and photographs of employees and site buildings and vehicles.

Corby's Distilleries

A History of the Marlbank Cement Plant

  • CA ON00156 2018-055
  • Item
  • 1978

Photocopy of an article by Stella-Marie Brown, a student at Napanee Secondary School, on the history of the Marlbank Cement Plant, written for an essay contest sponsored by the Lennox and Addington Historical Society and published in The Tweed News on 23 August 1978.

Brown, Stella-Marie

Corby's Distilleries promotional materials

  • CA ON00156 2014-58
  • Collection
  • c.1970-1990

Promotional materials relating to Corby's Distillery in Corbyville, Ontario, collected by William Dack:
1) "A Proud Canadian" sticker
2) Postcard of a boy fishing in the Moira river next to the distillery buildings at Corbyville
3) Card advertising tours of the J.P. Wiser Distillery at Corbyville
4) Six notecards with pen and ink drawings of buildings at the distillery site in Corbyville by Poul Thrane

Corby's Distilleries

Deseronto Archives photographic collection

  • Collection
  • 1860-

The photographs are arranged by subject matter and cover activities in and around the town of Deseronto, Ontario. The majority date from the late nineteenth century and many depict the lumber-related industries of the Rathbun Company in Deseronto. There are also photographs of school groups, churches, railways, First World War airfields and portraits of Deseronto citizens.

Digital copy of photograph of staff of Shannonville Canning Ltd.

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.27
  • Item
  • September 1938

Staff of Shannonville Canning Ltd., Shannonville, Ontario, in September 1938.

Names supplied:

Back row: Nellie Howard, Maggie Brant, Maggie Maracle, Mae Hill, Ethel Bardy, Georgina Rupert, Edna Maracle, Beatarice Brant, John Weese, ?, Mac FitzGerald, Lena FitzGerald, Edna Fuller, Harold Burtt, Mavis John, ?, Beatrice Smart, ?, Blanche Hill, Ivan Hill, Cora Maracle, Harold Elmy, Mr. Rightmyer, Tommy Howard and Percy "Diner" Howard

Second row: Marjorie FitzGerald, Dorsey Brant, Josie FitzGerald, Ethel John, Lydia Marion, Winnifred Maracle, Julia Maracle, Lydia Maracle, Kathleen Louis, Sadie Maracle, Gladys Brant, Eva Burtt, Anita Goodfellow, Stella Breadman, ?, Mrs Burtt, Winnie Howard and Marjorie Brant

Third row: Vincent Bardy, Madeline Spencer, ?, Pearl Brant, Leola Brant, Evelyn Noye, Muriel Hill, Alice Dow, Marjorie Elmy, Marion Hill, Reta Conley, Edna McCarthy, Helena Sager, Maggie Hill, Bertha Reed, Flossie ?, and Helen Fuller

Front row: Austin Fuller, Ross Brant, Clifford Hill, Eugene Maracle, Lorne Maracle, Harry Uens, ?, William Hill, ?, Carmon Spencer, Laural Burtt, Gerald Louis, Blake Cook and Roy Sager

Digital files of Deseronto match company research materials

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.18
  • Collection
  • 2014

Research notes compiled by Edward Wright on the history of match manufacturing companies in Deseronto, particularly the Dominion Match Company, with extracts from minutes of the Council of the Town of Deseronto , copies of advertisements from the Canadian Grocer, 1911-1922 and scans of match boxes.

Wright, Edward

Don Kellaway collection

  • CA ON00156 2019-038
  • Collection
  • 1912-1995

Various items, including:
1) Receipt from McLaughlin Carriage Company addressed to Patrick T. Tighe, June 1st, 1912
2) Operating Rules, Welland Ship Canal Construction Railway, 1914
3) Rules of the Electric Power Company Limited, Belleville, Ontario, c. 1916
4) Notice of Disposition Claim for Exemption, under the Military Service Act, 1917 for Thomas Tighe of Read, Ontario
5) Returned Soldiers' Handbook, May 1918
6) Leave or Duty Ration Book, Thomas Tighe, November 1918
7) Western Scales of Prices Governing Wages in Rolling Mills, June 30, 1920
8) Western Scales of Prices Governing Wages in Rolling Mills, of Maurice Callaghan, June 30, 1921
9) Callaghan's Ice & Wood Tickets, not dated
10) The Navy League of Canada Dominion Council, Seamanship Pocket Manual, 1944
11) 13 colour photographs of a model of a proposed park behind Belleville City Hall, not dated [c. 1980]
12 and 13) Program and song sheet for Victory in Europe concert by the Trentones, May 12th and 13th 1995

14) Unemployment insurance stamps
15) 'The Cooks' Companion' recipe book published by the St. Andrews Club of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Belleville, 1932
16) Prize List for World's Fair, Shannonville, September 18th and 19th, 1942
17) Preliminary list of electors for Urban Polling Division No. 9 of Belleville, 1972
18) Agenda and papers of the School Closure Committee of the Hastings County Board of Education, 1992

Kellaway, Don

Harold Cheese Manufacturing Company records

  • CA ON00156 HCMC
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1992

Records of the Harold Cheese Manufacturing Company, including minutes of shareholders' meetings, financial records and correspondence.

Harold Cheese Manufacturing Company

Harold McMurrich Rathbun negatives

  • CA ON00156 DA HMR
  • Series
  • 1907-1940s

Two negative-holders with annotations by Harold McMurrich Rathbun for negatives he took between 1907 and 1914, with loose negatives from 1920-1940. Most of the photographs were taken in and around Deseronto, Ontario, but they also include photographs taken on a journey by rail to Alberta in 1907.

Rathbun, Harold McMurrich

Lock Companies of Belleville records

  • Fonds
  • 1839-1985?

A mix of catalogues showcasing locks and associated building hardware for all the companies involved, but focusing on Corbin. Box of files includes inter company correspondence, newspaper clippings, log books, photographs and shares. A number of other books include a job book for cylinder keys, manufacturing order books and department specific log books. Two awards are also included, 1 for the efforts of a flood control team in 1981 and 1 safety award received in 1960. The fonds also includes a plastic Corbin sign and a key made at the plant.

International Hardware Company

Moira-Schuster Coal Company records

  • CA ON00156 MG 664
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1978

The fonds contains a Daily Cash Transactions sheet with a hand-drawn layout of the coal yards, an envelope with the company name "The Schuster Co. Limited", miscellaneous materials copied from original documents including newspaper clippings from 1954; pages 62-66 of the Canadian Fuel Marketer ca. 1878-1978 issues; Weaver Liquifuels pages 55-60, 2 envelopes of negatives, and 110 photographs of various everyday operations at the Bill Schuster Coal and Lumber Company, as well as photographs of Bill Schuster and possibly his family. One is an aerial photograph of the site of the company.

Moira-Schuster Ltd.

Negatives and photographs from Northern Electric plant in Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2016-055
  • Series
  • 1951-1956

Negatives and photographs of activities and buildings at the Northern Electric plant on Sidney Street in Belleville, Ontario. These items were contained in a metal Kardex filing drawer. Headings on the file sleeves include:

  • Erecting Gov. Towers [Negative 2019-055-001]
  • Dismantling & Erecting N.E. Wooden Tower [Negatives 2019-055-002 to 2019-055-019 and print of negative 2019-055-017]
  • Wave Guide Flexing Machine Built 1956 by N.E. Co Belleville [Negatives 2019-055-020 to 2019-055-078 and prints of negatives 2019-055-022, 2019-055-023, 2019-055-024, 2019-055-027, 2019-055-028, 2019-055-029, 2019-055-030 and 2019-055-047]
  • City Fire Dept Demonstration 1955 [4 negatives including 2019-055-084 and 2019-055-085]
  • Fire in Shopmen's Wash Rm. Partition. 1955 [5 negatives, 5 prints]
  • Painting Chain Link Fences 1955 Contractor Carter & Son [2 negatives]
  • Parking Lots 1951 [Includes negative 2019-055-089]
  • Employee Infraction on City Parking Regulations 1955
  • Car Parks 1955 [Negatives 2019-055-091 to 2019-055-093]
  • Power House 1954 [11 negatives including 2019-055-094 and 2019-095]
    *Deterioration of 1947 Plant Roof Due to Negelcted Leak in Roof Membrane, 1955 [2 prints, 3 negatives]
  • Deterioration in West Wall & South & North Corners of 1947 BLDG. Repointed Brickwork 1955 [30 prints, 32 negatives]
  • Leaking Flashings [1 print]
  • Slippage of Roof Material on 1951 Extension Saw Tooths Corrected 1955 By Application of S.I.S. Roofing. [3 prints, 3 negatives]
  • 1951 Extension to Plant [44 prints, 106 negatives]
  • Paint Shop Construction 1955 [13 prints, 20 negatives]
  • Shop Partitions Designed & Built in Belleville Plant 1953 [4 prints, 7 negatives]
  • Standard Benches Designed & Produced in Belleville Plant 1952 [1 print (labelled 'Sound Proof Booth'), 3 negatives]
  • Moving Pacific Brake from CN Tracks to Belleville Plant [1 print, 4 negatives]
  • 44 K.V. Substation Installation, 1954 [6 negatives]
  • 1953 Fordson Tractor & Attachments [4 prints, negatives 2019-055-096 to 2019-055-103]
  • Taken to Demonstrate Inefficient Material Handling [6 prints, 4 negatives]
  • Warehouse 1954 [4 prints, 14 negatives including 2019-055-104 to 2019-055-106]
  • Excavating for the 1951 Extension [16 prints, 3 negatives]

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Newspaper article about wood gas in Deseronto

  • 2020-018
  • Item
  • 4 February 1890

Newspaper clipping taken from page 4 of the Pittsburgh Daily Post, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania published on 24 February 1890, concerning the manufacture of wood gas from sawdust in Deseronto, Ontario.

Pittsburgh Daily Post

Northern Telecom publicity materials

  • CA ON00156 2019-075
  • Collection
  • 1983-1986

Promotional materials written by Ron Truman for Northern Telecom:
1) CompQuote (Montreal) Displayphone case study flyer
2) Slater Steels (Hamilton) Displayphone case study flyer
3) Health Care Telecommunications Meridian SL-1 flyer
4) The Canada Council Meridian SL-1 Application Report flyer
5) Meridian Report, Volume 1, Issue 1, December 1986

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