CA ON00156 2018-128
- 8 September 2010 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
15 colour photographs
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.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Gerry Boyce in September 2010.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Program, newspaper cuttings and colour photographs taken at the opening of the Veterans' Memorial Bridge on Bell Boulevard in Belleville, Ontario.