- 1975-2018 (Creation)
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1cm of textual and photographic materials
Name of creator
Gerald Egerton (Gerry) Boyce was born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1933. He graduated from McMaster University with a B.A. in History in 1955 and received an M.A. in History from the University of Manitoba in 1960.
Boyce taught for 32 years in secondary schools in the Quinte region. He retired in 1989 to concentrate on research and writing. His many publications include: Historic Hastings (1967), Hutton of Hastings (1972), The St. Andrew's Chronicles (1978), and Belleville: A Popular History (2008). He was a founding member of the Hastings County Historical Society in 1957 and has remained closely associated with the Society and its collections. He was instrumental in establishing the Hastings County Museum and the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County and he served as a Councillor for the City of Belleville from 1991 to 1997.
Gerry died on 5 October 2022 in Belleville.
Donated by Bev Boyce in August 2023.
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Flyers, newspaper clippings and choir photographs relating to activities at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Belleville, Ontario.
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Existence and location of originals
One item (2023-079-01) was scanned and the original image returned to Bev Boyce.
Existence and location of copies
Scanned item is online at https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/53155310408/