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Argyll Chapter IODE materials

  • CA ON00156 2013-39
  • Collection
  • 1980-2000

Collection comprises:
1) Typewritten history of the Argyll Chapter, IODE, printed in 1980 for the organization's 70th anniversary
2) Menu and program for 90th anniversary dinner held on 10 November 2000
3) Undated newspaper clipping on plans for a military ball on 19 November
4) Printed history of the Argyll Chapter, updating the 1980 edition to mark the closure of the group in 2000

Argyll Chapter IODE

Bay of Quinte Women's Institute Tweedsmuir history

  • Item
  • 1972-1978

Tweedsmuir book containing news clippings, photographs, programmes, and notes on the history of the Bay of Quinte Women's Institute, compiled by Kathy Mastin.

Bay of Quinte Women's Institute

Beta Sigma Phi scrapbook of Jean Lennox

  • CA ON00156 2019-017
  • Item
  • 1946-1978

Scrapbook of photographs, ephemera and newspaper clippings relating to Jean Lennox's membership of a Beta Sigma Phi sorority chapter in Belleville, Ontario.

Lennox, Jean

Cannifton Corbyville Women's Institute records

  • Fonds
  • 1950-2000

Fonds consist of 3 Tweedsmuir scrapbooks compiled by the Cannifton Corbyville Women's Institute. Also included are 2 minute books and 1 binder of president's notes. Books contain newsclippings, photographs, minutes, brochures, expenditures, handwritten notes, poems, maps and reports of local history and the Cannifton Corbyville Women's Institute. Subjects covered within the scrapbooks are programmes, banquets and miscellaneous events.

Cannifton Corbyville Women's Institute

Carmel Women's Institute records

  • Fonds
  • 1949-2001

Fonds consist of three Tweedsmuir scrapbooks compiled by the Carmel Women's Institute and nine volumes of minute books.

The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and reports of local history and the Carmel Women's Institute. Subjects covered within the scrapbooks are World War II, excursions of the group, local businesses and news about the community.

The minute books cover the years 1949-2001 and include accounting information for the Institute. Some have lists of meetings, attendance registers and lists of members.

Carmel Women's Institute

Carol King collection

  • CA ON00156 2016-53
  • Collection
  • 1910-1930

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

Charter of the Argyll Chapter of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of Empire

  • CA ON00156 2019-050
  • Item
  • 10 November 1910

Founding charter of the Argyll Chapter (number 159) of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of Empire, granted by the National Chapter of Canada to founding members Mary G. Ponton, Zetta S. March, Bertha H. Vermilyea, Amy I. McFee, Helen G. Wallbridge, Edith R. Hyman, Helena G. Vermilyea, Amy R. Wallbridge, Mary Lee, Mary S. Orr, Flora M. Brown.

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire

Chatterton Women's Institute records

  • CA ON00156 CHWI
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1967

Minute books for 1917-1918; 1918-1919; 1919-1920; 1926-1928; 1928-1930; 1937-1938; 1939-1944; 1945-1948.
Microfilm of minute books 1926-1967.

Tweedsmuir history of the Chatterton Women's Institute, compiled by Nora Prest between 1955 and 1967. Includes photographs, maps, and news clippings relating to the Halloway area of Sidney township, Hastings County, Ontario.
Master negative of microfilm of Tweedsmuir histories.

Chatterton Women's Institute

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.

Girl Guides in Belleville collection

  • CA ON00156 2012-38
  • Collection
  • 1963-2001

Collection comprises:
1) Copy of printed notes on the history of the Girl Guide movement in Belleville, c.1963
2) Photocopies of newspaper obituaries and articles about Nan Branscombe, 1971 (and undated)
3) Typed and handwritten notes on Annie E. 'Nan' (Paterson) Branscombe, 1881-1971, founder of the Guides in Belleville, written by Charlotte Kuntze, 2001

Grace B. Waters photograph albums

  • CA ON00156 GBW
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1946

The First World War photograph album contains about 164 black and white or sepia photographs, 1 cartoon entitled "The same old moon", 1 coloured pencil sketch of a nurse. The album is Kodak's "Gallia" model (32.5x26x2cm) in plain black, textured leatherette. The photographs vary greatly in size from 21 x 14.5 cm to 8.5 X5.9 cm. About 40 of the photographs are signed either "E.R. Owen" or "E.R.O.". The first photograph is marked in pencil, "Donor G.B.Waters". Many of the photographs depict the Duchess of Connaught Canadian Red Cross Hospital in Cliveden, England. Many images depict the hospital at the time of a visit by King George V and Queen Mary, a visit by Sir Robert Borden, and a visit by Winston Churchill. There are images of the hospital wards both indoors and out, the cafeteria, the linen supply, and many patients (a lot of the patients seem to be wearing special issue hospital shoes) and nurses. Subjects include: nurses of the Canadian Army Medical Corps; funerals; women ambulance drivers; trenches, military hospitals.

The second album dates from 1916 to 1921. Identified locations include: Athabaska Hall; Banff (Alberta); Red Deer; Lake St. Helena; Edmonton; Sylvan Lake; Mount Royal; Montreal (from M.G.H.); Fort William [Thunder Bay]; Lake of the Woods; Moose Jaw; Markerville; Innisfail; New York. There are several photographs of farm scenes and some of medical personnel in white coats, holding human bones.

The third album includes photographs taken at a graduation at McGill University in Montreal; scenes of Niagara Falls; photographs of cars; two photographs of hospital rooms.

This collection also includes an annual report for Kingston General Hospital, 1906; a brochure for Queen's University Hospital in Cairo, c.1915; a letter from 'Elsa' of Dickson, Alberta to Ivy, Clifford and Lloyd, discussing her new job as head of a teacher training department in Ethiopia, dated 5 August 1946, and two sheets of song lyrics for the following songs:
Sheet 1
Cupid is the Captain of the Army
I've Said My Last Farewell
Those Songs My Mother Used to Sing
The Bull-Frog and the Coon
Poker Love
The Good Old U.S.A.
So Long Mary
The Tale of a Stroll
Lazy Moon

Sheet 2
Fishing
I Would Like to Marry You
As We Swing, Sweetheart
Drummer Song
Dear Old Johnstown
When I Rode on the Choo Choo Cars
I Fell in Love With Polly
Hey! Mister Joshua
Hiram Green, Good-Bye
It Makes Me Think of Home, Sweet, Home

Waters, Grace Brown

Hall family fonds

  • 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)

Hannah Harrison collection

  • CA ON00156 2018-006
  • Collection
  • c.1900-1970

Collection comprises:

  • album with 128 photographs of family scenes taken by Hannah Harrison of 64 Emily Street, Belleville, Ontario
  • mounted photograph of the house at 64 Emily Street, c.1900
  • photograph of six young women in naval costumes (Hannah Harrison bottom right), c. 1900
  • Methodist Church annual ticket for 1902-1903 in the name of Hannah Harrison
  • Canadian National Railways passes for David Harrison, blacksmith, 1935-1942
  • 'Happy Birthday Sweetheart' card addressed to Hannah Harrison, 1939
  • Wharf Street Debating Club membership card in the name of D. Harrison, 1941
  • photographs of Hannah Harrison holding a baby, c.1970.

Harrison, Hannah Mary

Hastings East District Women's Institutes records

  • CA ON00156 HEWI
  • Fonds
  • 1901-2013

Records of Hastings East District Women's Institutes, including minutes, Tweedsmuir histories and book of remembrance.

Hastings West District Women's Institutes

Hastings West District Women's Institutes records

  • CA ON00156 HWD-WI
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1991

Records of Hastings West District Women's Institutes, including minutes, Tweedsmuir histories and 1986 Plowing Match materials.

Hastings West District Women's Institutes

Huntingdon East Women's Institute records

  • Fonds
  • 1952-2014

Minute books for the Huntingdon East Women's Institute, 1952-1977. File of information including: a history of Fuller and Moira United Churches; reproduction 1954 voters' list for Huntingdon, notes on cemeteries in South Huntingdon Township and 'Memories of Huntingdon Township' by Elmer Wilson as told to Betty Workman.

Huntingdon East Women's Institute

Lonsdale - then and now

  • CA ON00156 2017-78
  • Item
  • 1969

Typescript memoir of life in Lonsdale by Annie Margaret Farrell.

Farrell, Annie Margaret

Marmora Women's Institute Tweedsmuir histories and scrapbooks

  • CA ON00156 2017-42
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1998

Albums and files of newspaper clippings and photographs compiled by members of the Marmora Women's Institute.
The files cover the following years: File 1 1930-1945 File 2 1943-1951 File 3 1952-1982 File 4 1973-1979 File 5 1975-1977 File 6 1976-1982 File 7 1979-1983 File 8 1979-1984 File 9 1979-1984 File 10 1974-1994 File 11 1980 File 12 1983-1984 File 13 1984 File 14 1986 File 15 1986-1988 File 16 1989-1994 File 17 1989-1994 File 18 1995-1996
*File 19 1996-1998

Marmora Women's Institute

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