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Aerial View of Quinte Cruising Waters

A reproduction of a pre-1949 aerial view photo located in a tourism advertisement book. The booklet advertises Quinte's cruising waters extending from Trenton to Adolphus Reach.

Ontario. Department of Lands and Forests

Alpha Dairies butter papers

  • CA ON00156 2017-82
  • Item
  • c.1950

Three sheets of paper used for wrapping pound weights of 'Alpha brand Creamery Butter, First Grade' produced by Alpha Dairies Limited of 57 Cannifton Road, Belleville, Ontario. The dairies are listed at this address in the 1949 Vernon's directory of Belleville.

Alpha Dairies Ltd.

Arthur Tufts collection

  • CA ON00156 2007-05
  • Collection
  • 1937-2000

Materials collected by Arthur Tufts (father of Marilyn Hughes), including:

  • Negative of a photograph of children and staff of Tweed Consolidated School, 1932-1933
  • Printed letter from Harold Walsh to the voters of East Hastings, 1 October 1937
  • 'A History of St. John's United Church, Tweed, Ontario 1957-1969' by Mrs C. R. Porritt, 1967
  • Printed photo directory of St. John's United Church, Tweed, Ontario, 2000
  • Printed 'seniority list' of names of 266 employees of Corby Distilleris Limited at 15 September 1974, with their date of starting work
  • Published history of 'Moira Lodge A.F. & A.M. No. 11 G.R.C. March 10th, 1801 to 1976' by H. S. Robbins
  • Published history 'Moira Lodge A.F. & A.M. No. 11 G.R.C. Bicentennial 1801-2001' by Paul Foster

Tufts, Arthur Herman

Bird's Eye View Map of Belleville

Reproduction by the Hastings County Historical Society of an 1874 Bird's Eye View of Belleville, Ontario, showing buildings that existed at that time.

The original map was drawn by Herman Brosius and printed by Charles Sober & Co. of Chicago.

Canada Optical Company collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.10
  • Collection
  • 1947-1993

Collection of materials relating to the Canada Optical Company in Deseronto, Ontario, including:

  • Typescript catalogue of glasses frames, 1947
  • Postcard with drawing of outside of plant, c.1950
  • Visitor book with Polaroid photographs of visitors, 1969-1974
  • Photograph album of staff events and activities, c.1975-1990
  • Magazine and newspaper articles about the company, 1980-1993
  • Product information sheets, 1980s
  • Employee benefits book, 1986

The materials were collected by Don Simpson, former general manager of the Deseronto plant.

Canada Optical Company

Carre's Plan of the city of Belleville 1892

A copy of a map planning streets and buildings in Belleville, Ontario, 1892. The total area extends from Belleville to Bay of Quinte to Bridge Street (sheet 2) and from Bridge Street to Concession Road Allowance - now College Street - (sheet 1). Surveyed by Henry Carre, Ontario Land Surveyor.

Scale: 10 chains to an inch.

Carre, Henry, O.L.S.

City of Belleville map from Intelligencer

A map of the City of Belleville (with Trenton inset) featured in the September 20, 1961 issue of the Ontario Intelligencer. The map features houses that were open that week for viewing. At the bottom are sponsors of the map.

Intelligencer

Deseronto Town Hall photograph collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.13
  • Collection
  • 1970s-2011

Photographs of Deseronto, Ontario dating from the 1970s to 2011, depicting a variety of Town events. They include a set of aerial photographs of the town from the 1980s; the interior of the former Home Hardware store in the Baker Block on Main Street; the O’Connor House on Main Street before its demolition; the 1989 100th Anniversary celebrations, photographs of Centennial Park and Rathbun Memorial Park; the opening of the Deseronto Public Library in its 358 Main Street location in 2001; the Ontario Provincial Police handover ceremony in 2001; an Easter Parade from the early 2000s; a Santa Parade; the 2002 New Year’s Levee; and the 2010 Olympic Flame run in Deseronto.

Most of the photographs appear to have been taken by Town staff. One envelope was donated to the Town by Irene Usher and contains photographs taken by her late husband, Tom.

Dominion of Canada with Hudson's Bay areas

A Map of the Dominion of Canada Shewing the Establishments of the Hudson's Bay Company. Scale: 1:10,500,00. Note the presence of the Districts of Mackenzie, Keewatin and Franklin and the border of Manitoba - circa 1905.

Fan from Sinclair's Dry Goods store

  • CA ON00156 2014-68
  • Item
  • c.1910

Fan made of card with a wooden handle, advertising Sinclair's Dry Goods and Ladies' Garments. The store was on Front Street in Belleville, Ontario. The text on the back of the fan reads "Compliments of Sinclair's Dry Good and Ladies' Garment, Belleville, Ontario, the store where you get quality, style, service and economical prices. We invite your patronage. We study the wants of our customers and sell only standard high-grade goods". On the front of the fan is a drawing of a woman sewing a Union flag.

Sinclair's Dry Goods

Floor plans for L. W. Yeoman's Drug Store

An original hand-painted, paper set of floor plans. The plan was drawn in 1873 for L. W. Yeoman & Company's drug store. The store was located on the corner of Front and Market Streets. The drawings cover the plans for the foundation, ground, second and third floors. Scale: 8 feet to one inch. Published by H. Belden & Company. John Forin built the building.

H. Belden & Company

Map of Belleville by Evans & Bolger 1877

An 1877 map of Belleville, Hastings County, Ontario by Evans & Bolger, surveyors. Map includes a table showing dates of plans in the registry office with plan name, wards and dates.

Map of Cashel Township

A map showing concessions and lots of Cashel Township, Hastings County. Circa 1869. 13 advertisements for companies are present on the left-hand side. Published by Macleod and Carre, Engineers and Surveyors. Scale: 1:63,000. Dimensions: 29.0cm x 33cm. Map was created from Government plan.

Donated from the Col. W. N. Ponton Estate. Penciled notes on map show Ponton family's interest in mining, especially after the Eldorado Gold Rush in 1866.

MacLeod and Carre, P.L.S.

Map of Dredging in Belleville Harbour

A map detailing harbour improvements, specifically areas to be dredged, in Belleville, Ontario, post 1890. The areas to be dredged are hatched lines, see bottom right Legend. By J. W. Fraser. Scale: 400 ft : 1 inch.

Fraser, J. W.

Map of Elzevir Township

A map showing concessions and lots of Elzevir Township, Hastings County. Circa 1869. 16 advertisements are present on the left-hand side. Published by Macleod and Carre, Engineers and Surveyors. Scale: 1:63,000. Dimensions: 29.0cm x 37.5cm.

MacLeod and Carre, P.L.S.

Map of Madoc Township

A map showing concessions and lots of Huntingdon - Madoc Township, Hastings County. Circa 1869. 30 advertisements for companies surround the map. Published by Macleod and Carre, Engineers and Surveyors. Scale: 1:63,000. Dimensions: 34.0cm x 37.0cm. Map was created from Government plan.

Donated from the Col. W. N. Ponton Estate. Penciled notes on map show Ponton family's interest in mining, especially after the Eldorado Gold Rush in 1866.

MacLeod and Carre, P.L.S.

Map of Parcel of Area #1 - Land Settlement

"In the High Court of Justice - Chancery Division - Morton vs. Ponton. Sketch of Parcel No. ,1 referred to in advertisement of sale therein. "

A map showing a parcel of land between the Bay of Quinte and Dundas Street East (Area #1) in Belleville, Ontario. Published in 1881. Used in land settlement matters. Printed on tissue paper. Scale: 8 chains to an inch.

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